Road grosses declined during Week 42 (March 11-17), falling by 5.6% to $14,880,843. "Kiss Me, Kate" had a strong week in Tempe, Ariz., taking $787,713 at the Gammage.
Broadway grosses inched upward during Week 42 (March 11-17), rising by 2.3% to $13,416,445. Attendance of 229,455 rose by a slightly higher margin of 4.5%.
While Broadway's "The Full Monty" was being celebrated across the Atlantic, the Great White Way's newest musical, "Sweet Smell of Success," opened to some of the sourest reviews of the season.
It's been full speed ahead for "The Full Monty" here; after critics made it the most acclaimed new musical of the season, the only remaining goal is to play to full houses.
Matt Wolf: Strands
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
The Symphony Space and the historic Thalia repertory movie house on Gotham's Upper West Side reopen next month after extensive redesign and renovation.
Richard Nelson's new play is a distaff companion piece to his last, "Madame Melville." It, too, is a bittersweet memory play narrated by a character looking back on a time of emotional and sexual…
A week after "Sweet Smell of Success" had critics holding their noses, along comes Michele Lowe's "The Smell of the Kill," a coarse comedy about three wives who blithely decide to let their husbands…
New York University prexy L. Jay Oliva and philanthropist Alberto Vilar tapped the first batch of Alberto Vilar Global Fellows on Tuesday.
Gotham small arts orgs will be the recipient of Broadway's $1 million giveback to the city.