Athol Fugard plays are far from standard summer-theater fare, but this is the second to crop up this season in New England. Now comes one of Fugard's best-known works at the Westport Country…
The producers of "Mamma Mia!" have announced a new production of the Abba musical for Las Vegas. In addition to Broadway, the super-hit tuner by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus is currently playing…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Broadway did not take its lead from Wall Street last week. B.O. rose $718,199, up 5.17%, to finish with $13,302,460. Attendance also enjoyed a bounce, up 7.36%, with 221,465 paid admissions. That's…
Presenting just one production in Central Park this summer, the Public Theater chose a perennial crowdpleaser from Shakespeare, and Brian Kulick's production serves it forth in perennially…
Neil LaBute's "The Mercy Seat," which takes place the day after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, will have its world preem in December at the Manhattan Class Co., with LaBute…
The producers of Twyla Tharp's unusual and honorably ambitious attempt to fuse a bookless, but not storyless, Broadway show from the diverse Billy Joel backlist had better start riffling through…
Coming soon to a theater near you: Bialystock and Bloom! The live ones, that is, though with a half-dozen companies of Broadway's "The Producers" fanning out across the globe during the next year and…
Broadway grosses recovered some ground during Week 7 (July 8-14), rising by 5.3% to $12,584,341. Attendance was up by a smaller 1.9% to 206,281.
Road grosses rocketed upward during Week 7 (July 8-14), as several shows on layoff returned to the roster.
Strands: Matt Wolf