Broadway ends 2002 with a big bang of seven openings in December. Producers' reactions to the explosion range from "wonderful" to "unfortunate." Can everybody survive into the New Year?
Road grosses held steady for the third week in a row in Week 16 (Nov. 18-24th), dropping a mere .4% for a total of $15,396,405, with 20 shows reporting.
Pessimism is a popular stance in England, a country where the glass is definitely half-empty -- if not, indeed, almost entirely so, as anyone who has ordered a Scotch at intermission on the West End…
Broadway grosses remained roughly even in Week 26 (Nov. 18-24), dropping by just .6% and coming in at $14,073,019. Attendance dropped by just over 1% to 216,884.
An enormous number of wine glasses have piled up on the curved table of Rachel Blues' set by the end of "Dinner," but that's nothing compared to the numerous connections prompted by Moira Buffini's…
Somewhere near the top of Eric Coble's dismal "Bright Ideas," the audience is asked to believe that an otherwise functional suburban couple is so desperate to get their kid into the right preschool…
The 1977 comeback of 82-year-old singer Alberta Hunter is the basis for this charmingly unpretentious revue that could have a long future ahead of it, thanks to the opportunities it offers to a pair…
The curse of Shakespeare's most compressed tragedy surfaces once again in Edward Hall's effects-heavy and totally empty West End "Macbeth," which finds the watchably bluff Sean Bean scarcely the…
Is she or isn't she? The Broadway revival of August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," starring Whoopi Goldberg and Charles S. Dutton, is scheduled to begin rehearsals Dec. 2 and open Feb. 6 at the…
The deceptively benign title of scripter Rebecca Gilman's ("Spinning Into Butter") latest off-Broadway hit belies a fiercely gripping psychological thriller that examines the nightmarish bottom rung…