Broadway took its usual Super Bowl hit as receipts fell $568,499, down 5.6% from the previous week. Twenty-one shows brought in $9,505,841, which is off a mere $50,000 from a year ago when 23…
Known in the U.S. hitherto only for a 1990 production of "Moses und Aron" for the New York City Opera that he designed but did not stage, the 67-year-old German designer-director Achim Freyer drew a…
Dan Evans has penned a glitzy whodunit whose plot machinations are slight but are at least as intriguing as one of the better episodes of "Murder She Wrote." Set in the world of female…
In his eloquent, moving and piercingly sad new play, Athol Fugard explores how the cruelties of apartheid continued to claim victims even after the racist laws enshrining the policy were dismantled.
Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman announced late Friday that their dispute with Scott Rudin regarding the rights to their long-gestating musical "Gold!" had been settled out of court.
In Regina Taylor's outre and uneven but highly intriguing adaptation of "The Seagull," Masha becomes a tripped-out druggie; Constantine is C-Trip, a struggling performance artist; Trigorin/Trigor…
There's nothing wrong with the world -- AIDS and a fearsome stabbing included -- that a trip to Bangalore won't cure: That's the apparent message of "Taboo," the clunkily moralistic, sometimes…
Bo Eason's "Runt of the Litter" is the perfect football play for people who consider the game the sport of barbarians. Written and performed by a former defensive back for the Houston Oilers, "Runt"…
No longer called "Thoel," the new Billy Joel-Twyla Tharp musical will get a more mellifluous moniker, "Movin' Out," for its upcoming Broadway debut.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
The 56th annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 2, 2002. Gary Smith returns as executive producer, and Elizabeth Ireland McCann returns as managing…