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In 1972, Edna O'Brien's tome "Zee & Co." found film form as minor campsterpiece "X, Y & Zee," with Liz Taylor in her High Baroque period as a couture-clad gorgon hellbent on winning husband Michael…
The cynical soul of Kander and Ebb's musical classic is its eagerness to expose human greed and hunger for the spotlight. In the touring version of "Chicago," Patrick Swayze is too laid-back and…
The wonder is awfully hard-won in "Skellig," the Young Vic Christmas show (through Jan. 31) that returns director Trevor Nunn to the site of such Shakespeare triumphs as "Othello" and "Timon of…
The year ended with numerous TV and movie names making headlines -- usually negative -- for forays into theater.
Broadway rang in the New Year in typically festive fashion, garnering year-high numbers for a weekly frame. The B.O. total for the 30 shows was a heady $20,449,860, up 6.8% from the preceding week…
Some less-than-luminous reviews weren't enough to dim the opening-week impact of "His Dark Materials" at the National Theater.
The Broadway grosses rocketed to a record for the year during Week 32 (Dec. 29-Jan. 4). B.O. was up by 6.8% to $20,449,860. Attendance of 267,711 climbed by 6.9% from the prior frame.
The road celebrated a strong Week 32 during the final frame of the year (Dec. 29-Jan. 4), with B.O. rising by a heady 23% to $15,451,253.