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Broadway grosses gained some momentum during Week 51 (May 13-19), rising by 7.4% to $14,943,583. Attendance of 247,413 was up by a similar 8% figure.
Road grosses inched upward during Week 51 (May 13-19), as the B.O. total rose by a tiny .4% to $13,466,369 for the 22 shows reporting.
The Kennedy Center's Sondheim Celebration, an ambitious mounting of six musicals by Stephen Sondheim, is off to a rousing start, with favorable notices for its first two productions and healthy…
Greg Hicks brings a sinuous, androgynously playful quality to the opening moments of "Bacchai," the Euripides tragedy here marking a tremendous return to form for its director, Peter Hall. But…
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There's a lot more sorrow than rejoicing to be found in Athol Fugard's "Sorrows and Rejoicings," a play that is saturated with sadness.