"Anything is possible in Bombay dreams," goes the chorus of the title song of "Bombay Dreams," the Andrew Lloyd Webber-backed West End musical that, however briefly, gives cause to believe that Don…
Broadway grosses dipped slightly during Week 3 (June 10-16), falling by 2.9% to $13,836,516. Attendance of 225,915 was off by the same margin. Still, grosses for the first three weeks of the season…
Road grosses dipped by 7.4% during Week 3 (June 10-16). The 18 shows reporting grossed $11,973,413.
Bare midriffs were out. So was the word "gay," although it was OK to say a character was "into guys." The words "God" and "damn" could be used, but not together.
Matt Wolf: Strands
"Hairspray," the new musical based on John Waters' 1988 movie, is riding as high as a beehive hairdo, thanks to enthusiastic reviews, ecstatic audiences and robust ticket sales at the 5th Avenue…
One isn't long into David McVicar's Opera North staging of "Sweeney Todd" before Steven Page's ashen-faced, singlemindedly vengeful Sweeney has Beverley Klein's Nellie Lovett cowering in a corner. As…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Neil Simon's latest version of "The Odd Couple" is a new paint job on an old vehicle. The car has lost some of its original charm and the engine shows the heavy wear of its mileage, but it's still a…
The Signature Theater Co. revival of Lanford Wilson's "Burn This," starring Ed Norton and Catherine Keener, will open Sept. 19 at the Union Square Theater.
Keith Glover's blues tuner "Thunder Knocking on the Door" is finally knocking at Gotham's door. Musically smooth -- perhaps too much so for a show inspired by the fiercely soulful sound of blues…