The pitfalls of operatic scheduling have cast a heavy shadow over the L.A. Opera's 2002-03 season. First came October's double whammy: Prokofiev's "War and Peace" cancelled and replaced by…
Director and playwright Neil LaBute has sold his first book of fiction, an as-yet untitled short story collection, to Grove/Atlantic.
Road grosses turned up during Week 32 (Dec. 30-Jan. 6). With 19 shows reporting, the total B.O. reached $14,754,823, an uptick of 3.5%.
Broadway's biggest marketing and ad firm has joined the Omnicom Group worldwide media conglom.
Broadway bustled over the holidays while other businesses slumbered, closing 2002 with hefty box office gains over the previous two years despite the country's lingering economic uncertainty.
A touching "Tartuffe"? Moliere's satire of religious fanaticism isn't usually celebrated for its ability to tug at the heartstrings, but the Roundabout Theater Co.'s subdued but rewarding new…
So there's this clown named HappyPants, see, who directs a relentlessly cheerful choir as it travels from one podunk town to the next. One day, someone flattens HappyPants with a steamroller, and the…
A holiday mainstay gains an exclamation point -- and more -- in "Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!," a jokey, sometimes laugh-out-loud funny two-act romp that bears roughly the same relationship to the…
The Tony Awards administrative committee has announced its big dates for 2003. The legit ceremony takes place on June 8 this year. CBS and PBS are expected, but not confirmed, to telecast from Radio…
Is there a theme here? The Fringe Festival gave us "Urinetown" and "Debbie Does Dallas." Now it's time for "Joys of Sex."