Playwright-performer Carl Hancock Rux was awarded the New York Foundation for the Arts Prize as an artist of exceptional promise at a ceremony Tuesday evening at the Whitney Museum. Prize is worth…
Playwright Tony Piccirillo will make his feature directorial debut on indie pic "The 24th Day" -- a screenplay he adapted from his Ovation Award-nominated play of the same name.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Ayckbourn's latest bit of ingenuity poses challenges for the folks behind the footlights: "House" and "Garden" are "conjoined" plays designed to be staged simultaneously, with one cast playing one…
Charles Busch's new adaptation of the 1954 Broadway musical "House of Flowers" highlights the 2003 season at the Pasadena Playhouse.
In a unique plea for its show during Tony time, the producers of "Sweet Smell of Success" sent out the following letter to Tony voters:
The Richard Rodgers centennial is cause for celebration, and the tributes have been plentiful in concert halls and cabaret. "Spring Is Here" also focused on the lyrics of Lorenz Hart, who's…
One newcomer and one veteran, Melissa James Gibson and Tony Kushner, took home playwriting trophies at the 47th annual Village Voice Obie awards Monday night. Gibson was honored for the Soho Rep…
Emmy Award-winner Ann Marcus (co-creator of "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman") gives a feminist holler with "Waiting for Betty Friedan," a "family" comedy which benefits greatly from a second-act infusion…
Maybe New York is ready for "Assassins" after all. But forget about presidential killers of a century ago. In "When Bush Comes to Shove," the new show from the political satire troupe Capitol Steps…
Total receipts for 33 shows were up $1,034,830 -- or 7.44% -- for a final count of $14,943,583. Those figures are slightly ahead of last year, which saw $14.4 million, and slightly behind the $15.1…