The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation last week donated $2.5 million to the Seattle Repertory Theater. Provided through the foundation's Pacific Northwest Program, the gift increases the total raised…
Benjamin H. Segal, 83, theatrical producer and founder of the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, Conn., died Dec. 27 in Wallingford after a brief illness.
Broadway grosses hit a high note during Week 31 (Dec. 23-29), setting an all-time record of $21,350,633, an increase of 32.32% from last week. Attendance rose 20% to 289,221.
A major producer who had no money in "Hairspray" exited the show's opening-night performance last August and remarked enthusiastically, "We saw Robin Wagner's sets for the last 10 years. Now we'll be…
Theater, no less than film, speaks a global language, with numerous productions cutting an international swath -- and not necessarily where one would expect.
The 18 road shows also benefited from holiday festivities, grossing $14,260,290 during Week 31 (Dec. 23-29), a 13.4% increase from the previous week.
Disney is expected to announce today the elevation of TV toon unit head David Stainton to prexy of Walt Disney Animation. He replaces Thomas Schumacher, who is relocating to Gotham to head up stage…
Subtitled "A Musical Evolution," "Let Me Sing" spans the first half of the past century, celebrating the architects of what has become known as the Great American Songbook. It's a slick, musically…
In previous plays he's penned, actor Jeff Daniels has specialized in gothic, rural Midwestern comedies full of red-faced guys who love deer-hunting and siring dysfunctional families. But Daniels' new…
Chiwetel Ejiofor is miscast in the Donmar revival of Noel Coward's "The Vortex," and not for the reason that more literal-minded observers are likely to pounce upon -- namely, that he is black.