Broadway grosses tumbled during the first week of the new season (May 26-June 1). Receipts fell by 11.4% to $13,408,261 for the 29 shows on the boards.
Road grosses took an upward turn as the new season got under way. Grosses for the first week of the season were up by 14.4% to $13,711,214.
Robert Hofler -- Noises Off
Broadway could be in for a sleepy summer. Last week, the Broadway-bound revival of "Little Shop of Horrors," scheduled to open Aug. 14 at the Virginia Theater, suddenly postponed its arrival.
"Gypsy" opened May 1 at the Shubert Theater. "The Look of Love" opened May 4 at the Brooks Atkinson Theater. "Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home" opened May 5 at the Virginia Theater and closed May…
Fear of SARS and less-than-stellar critical response to their opening weeks is causing some tense times at Canada's Shaw and Stratford Festivals.
Fine art may seem removed from Hollywood's pop culture precincts, but the divisions are blurring. Oscars followed "Pollock" and "Frida," films that depicted tortured but influential artists.
The Kennedy Center has agreed to partner with Brunswick, N.J.'s Crossroads Theater Co. so the financially strapped African-American theater can present its 25th-anniversary season this fall and…
Visa USA is a sponsor for the national tour of dance tuner "Movin' Out." It's the first Broadway show Visa has presented on tour since "A Chorus Line" in 1990.
Jeffrey Hatcher's gift for making plays out of historical footnotes seems to have found its moment. Paris, 1941. A Piranesi-like prison. Cool blonde in trenchcoat makes a noirish entrance. Miss…
Joan Plowright enters cautiously in "Absolutely! (perhaps)," the Franco Zeffirelli play reteaming a defining film and theater partnership that began 29 years ago. Surrounded by hostile townspeople…