Lillian Hellman could write, but more than that, she could hate. At one point in Ben Pleasants' drama about her vitriolic feud with fellow author Mary McCarthy, she says, "Revenge is stronger than a…
Sebastian Barry's new play sucks all the drama out of one of the most interesting and controversial lives in contemporary Irish history. Charles Haughey was Irish taioseach (prime minister) between…
"Humble Boy" has now arrived on "the avenue," as the West End heartland that is Shaftesbury Avenue is referred to in the biz, so perhaps it's fitting that Charlotte Jones' prize-winning play is…
Nicole Kidman, who recently won a Golden Globe for her toplining turn in 20th Century Fox's "Moulin Rouge," will be honored with the Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film Award at ShoWest 2002.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Even before the lights go down, it's become clear that the almost interminable play "An Almost Holy Picture" has deep things on its mind. Those scene titles in the program are a dead giveaway: "Sighs…
The New York City coffers will receive back approximately $472,000 from the second cycle (Jan. 7-27) of its "Spend Your Regards to Broadway" ticket-buying subsidy program. Thanks to some very warm…
Army Archerd - Just for Variety
Road grosses rose again during Week 35 (Jan. 21-27) as receipts for the 22 shows reporting tallied $15,334,480, a jump of 12.3% over the previous week.
Grosses held steady on Broadway during Week 35 (Jan. 21-27). The total of $10,074,340 was virtually identical to the prior frame, falling by less than a tenth of a percent. Attendance of 165,956, in…
A Japanese production of Stephen Sondheim's "Pacific Overtures" and the U.S. debut of "Ta'ziyeh," billed as "the only form of music theater recognized in contemporary Islam," are the theatrical…