"War Letters," a staged compilation of American wartime correspondence over the last century and a half, plays less like a theatrical experience and more like a fund-raiser meant to tug the tear…
Superlatives left over from last fall's batch of notices for Elaine Stritch's solo show may need to be pressed into service for its transfer to Broadway. Remarkable as it may seem to those who caught…
Southern California has been in the midst of a full-fledged Harold Pinter revival. His plays are popping up everywhere -- "The Birthday Party" at the Matrix and "The Homecoming" at South Coast. And…
Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" is the latest literary property-turned-movie to get the Broadway musical treatment.
Page-turning novel "The Special Prisoner," by TV news anchor Jim Lehrer, has been adapted for the stage by James Glossman. In its world preem at Playwrights Theater of New Jersey, the play makes a…
Road grosses jumped by a stellar 18.4% during Week 37 (Feb. 4-10), with the total for the 23 shows reporting hitting $14,585 050.
Broadway grosses rose by a healthy 8.7% during Week 37 (Feb. 4-10), climbing to $10,331,194. Attendance of 171,937 was up by a similar 8.7%.
Robert Hofler: Noises Off
At the midpoint of the 2001-02 road season, it's becoming clear that the American road biz, present and future, revolves around three pillars of box office granite: "The Lion King," "Mamma Mia!" and…
Presidents Day weekend provided its usual luster, with Broadway receipts up $1,197,503 (10.39%) over the previous session.
Forty-four years after its world premiere, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Flower Drum Song" returns to Broadway for its first major revival in Gotham. The show's opening night is set for Oct. 17 at the…