In May, 1984, the New York Times declared of "Sunday in the Park With George": "As is often the case with Sondheim musicals, we don't care about the characters." Nearly 20 years later, West Coast…
Ben Jonson's "The Silent Woman" is a historically significant piece of buffoonery that enthralled 17th- and 18th-century audiences. A few centuries later it registers as a mildly amusing period…
Broadway slapped on its smiling face pretty quickly last week, trying to shake off the damage done by a four-day work stoppage that put the industry at the center of media attention for all the wrong…
Beware the gentle art of the personal memoir. Despite the intimate form and warm narrative tone, childhood reminiscences can be pretty grim. And for all their declarations of affection for the old…
Broadway hit a major speed bump during Week 41 (March 3-9), as the musicians' strike shut down 18 of the 26 titles on the boards for a full weekend of performances.
Road grosses held firm during Week 41 (March 3-9), as the 20 shows re-porting took in $13,593,492, a small rise of 3% from the prior frame.
"La Ronde" author Arthur Schnitzler's works aren't always easily transferred into other media, but the marital team of translator-adapter-star Francesca Faridany and director Stephen Wadsworth have…
Under to the new contract between musicians and producers, the minimums at Broadway's 13 largest theaters have been reduced from 28 and 26 to 19 and 18.
Part biography of Louis Armstrong, part tribute to him, part history of jazz, part cultural history, part concert and part musical theater, this lively, entertaining evening needs to find a focus.
The "virtual orchestra" that was much maligned in the battle between Broadway musicians and producers ultimately may turn out to be one of the winners in the recent fray -- despite the bad press.