Carlos Bulosan did more than write the short story that "Romance of Magno Rubio" is based on; he lived it. A former Filipino migrant worker, small of stature but propelled by big romantic dreams…
Martin Markinson, owner of Gotham's Helen Hayes Theater, has expanded his L.A. legit holdings with the intention of adding to L.A.'s commercial theater scene. "With the closing of the Canon Theater…
Goodspeed Musicals may be going upriver. The producing organization, which runs the 398-seat Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., and the 200-seat Norma Terris Theater in nearby Chester, is…
"Take Me Out" will not brave the harsh cold of a Broadway winter. The show's producers have posted a closing notice for Jan. 4.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
"Bobbi Boland," "Laughing Room Only," "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All" and "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks" didn't make it past Thanksgiving. But, their rapid demise says remarkably little…
Frank Sinatra made some 1,500 studio recordings, a staggering body of work, and while the attractive young performers in "Our Sinatra" playfully announce a presentation of the entire canon, they…
Patrick Swayze is set to join the national tour of "Chicago" next month.
A rarely seen French classic and Britain's premier state-funded theater dominated the 49th annual Evening Standard Theater Awards Monday. Last spring's Donmar Warehouse production of Albert Camus'…
The Broadway season has smothered more than a few glittering performers in shrouds of mediocre material, so it's a real joy to find a gem of a performance shining in its proper setting, a gold-plated…
David Merrick never did that! Rosie O'Donnell gave the finger -- no, two fingers -- to all those critics who badmouthed her new Broadway show "Taboo."