Broadway grosses dipped by 4.7% to $9,505,841 during Week 36 (Jan. 28-Feb. 3). Attendance of 158,127 was off by 4.7% from the week before.
Is Broadway's long-awaited recovery finally complete? Last week's B.O. outpaced the $10,022,105 recorded for the first week of February 2001. Although total receipts rose only $309,089 from a year…
Jacqueline Susann is coming back to Broadway. The novelist who wrote the potboilers "Valley of the Dolls" and "The Love Machine" is the subject of a new play, "Paper Doll," by Barbara Zitwer and Mark…
The Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine fairy tale fantasia "Into the Woods," turns out, 15 years after its initial Broadway run, to have aged like fine wine.
The third Adam Rapp play to premiere at American Repertory Theater, "Stone Cold Dead Serious" is a lesser play than last season's "Animals and Plants" and "Nocturne." Although some find it too…
It's a strange musical indeed that apportions much of its charm and not a few of its best songs to the relationship between a girl and a gang of puppets. But such is the case with "Carnival," the…
Lillian Hellman could write, but more than that, she could hate. At one point in Ben Pleasants' drama about her vitriolic feud with fellow author Mary McCarthy, she says, "Revenge is stronger than a…
Sebastian Barry's new play sucks all the drama out of one of the most interesting and controversial lives in contemporary Irish history. Charles Haughey was Irish taioseach (prime minister) between…
"Humble Boy" has now arrived on "the avenue," as the West End heartland that is Shaftesbury Avenue is referred to in the biz, so perhaps it's fitting that Charlotte Jones' prize-winning play is…
Nicole Kidman, who recently won a Golden Globe for her toplining turn in 20th Century Fox's "Moulin Rouge," will be honored with the Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film Award at ShoWest 2002.
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