In the great heyday of the Cook County democratic machine in the 1950s and 1960s, entire graveyards were known to find their way to the polls. So the premise that Chicago politicians would, when…
Time travel has not been an entirely happy experience for Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's "A Connecticut Yankee." The 1927 hit was revived in 1943, mere months after Rodgers and his new partner…
Signature Theater's Eric Schaeffer now has two jobs, maybe three.
London's Vaudeville Theatre has changed ownership, with Max Weitzenhoffer purchasing it from Vaudeville Enterprises, which will continue to manage the venue.
The Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation announced recipients of its annual awards on Thursday at the Rihga Royal's Gershwin Room. Winners included several newcomers to the musical theater, as…
Joel Wayne, executive vice president of creative advertising at Warner Bros. Pictures, will receive a new award, honoring achievement in motion picture advertising, at ShoWest 2001.
If you sliced up a couple episodes of "Law and Order" and put the pieces back together in random order, you might come up with something resembling Kia Corthron's "Force Continuum," a decidedly…
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization is in negotiations with both the Weisslers and the Royal National Theatre of London for rights to produce two different productions of "South Pacific."
Though it could hardly be called minimalist, "The Weir" has a straightforward, muscular eloquence that strips down drama to its most basic formulation: storytelling around the hearth. Conor…
The League of American Theatres and Producers has announced the creation of the National Broadway Theatre Awards, to honor achievement in touring shows.
Something strange and rather delightful has happened to the Broadway revival of "Annie Get Your Gun." Nearly two years after opening to mixed critical responses that included a fair amount of…