Broadway sustained a smaller B.O. blow than usual in its pre-Fourth of July session. Twenty-nine shows brought in $13,625,549, with receipts down only $210,967 (or 1.52%) from the previous week.
Matthew Lombardo's one-woman play "Tea at Five," featuring Kate Mulgrew as Katharine Hepburn and first seen at Hartford Stage earlier this year, is taking to the road.
It's faint praise, but it must be reported that this production from the Royal Shakespeare Co. is by no means as dire as its devastating London reviews would suggest. ("Miserably undercast…
Mara Manus has been appointed executive director of the Public Theater.
Broadway grosses held steady during Week 4 (June 17-23), slipping by a minuscule .6% to $13,756,353. Attendance was off by 1.1% to 223,436, which was still more than 10,000 below the figure for the…
Matt Wolf: Strands
This year's Tony Award-winning Williamstown Theater Festival, which has just opened its 48th annual summer season in Williamstown, Mass., is getting a major upgrade courtesy of Williams College.
"Bombay Dreams," at $7 million the largest mainstream Asian legit venture the U.K. has ever seen, hasn't quite received the reviews an impresario dreams of. But less than a week after the June 19…
Road grosses were roughly even during Week 4 (June 17-23), as the 16 shows reporting grossed $11,959,432, a drop of just .1% from the prior frame.
Mary Zimmerman translates science to theater better than any director today, and Philip Glass is renowned for adventurous opera music. These two talents seem a fine combo for an opera about Galileo…