Broadway grabbed $14,559,143 million in receipts last week, a record for the pre-Columbus Day session. Overall tally rose $1,665,759, which translates to a very average 12.92% increase from the…
More than three decades ago, Jimi Hendrix drew equal parts incredulity and awe when he toured as the opening act for the Monkees. It may be a bit of a stretch to compare the plight of Marc Anthony…
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Kristin Chenoweth, the little blond firecracker who blazed onto Broadway a few seasons back, nabbed a Tony and quickly departed for parts West, made a splashy return to the Gotham stage over the…
Steve Spiegel has joined the William Morris Agency as an agent in the org's theater department. He will handle all aspects of theater, with an emphasis on musicals.
Robert Fox, Amy Nederlander-Case and Daryl Roth have come aboard as producers of "Oedipus Rex," starring Al Pacino.
"The Exonerated" is about as plain-wrap as theater comes. Actors sit on stools arrayed at the lip of the stage, with scripts on music stands in front of them. There are no sets and costumes to speak…
Into one ear went the words of Gertrude Stein -- fleet-footed jabberwock from her "The Making of Americans." Into the other went the music of the Beach Boys -- music tracks from Brian Wilson's…
Are tryouts worth the trouble? Following the sour initial reception for the Broadway-bound "Movin' Out" in Chicago -- in particular a Chicago Tribune review that caused a mild ruckus when it ran in…
Alan Ayckbourn is at both his near-best and his laziest in "Damsels in Distress," the second in an ad hoc sequence of London theatrical trilogies. Three unrelated plays using the same cast on the…
Broadway grosses inched upward during Week. 18 (Sept. 30-Oct. 6), rising by 3.5% to $12,893,384. Attendance of 203,635 was up by 2.5%.