Citing the long-term impact of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Actors Equity reported that earnings for members declined 2.7% in the 2001-02 season to $249.2 million.
Jerry Herman's "Mack and Mabel" will see its first New York staging since its 1974 world preem on Broadway in a one-night concert skedded for March 31 at Avery Fisher Hall.
Broadway grosses dipped during Week 29 (Dec. 9-15), slipping by 2.5% to a still sturdy $17,153,306. Attendance of 261,900 was off by a similar 3.4%.
The road shows grossed $12,102,260 during Week 29 (Dec. 9-15), a minuscule .5% drop from the prior frame.
These days, the traffic between movies and the stage all seems to be going in one direction: Pick a hit picture, add music -- and presto! -- you've got a new Broadway musical.
Matt Wolf: Strands
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Neil LaBute, a writer who specializes in uncovering the monsters lurking in our midst disguised as average white guys, has met his match in Liev Schreiber. There's no monster this stunningly good…
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