Dying is easy, comedy is hard. And musical comedy is nearly impossible. But "The Producers" has achieved the impossible. A week before its April 19 bow, the show's advance is $13 million, in the…
"Dreamgirls" is getting a dream cast. The Actors' Fund of America will produce a benefit concert performance of the 1981 Michael Bennett musical "Dreamgirls" on Sept. 24 with the female leads to be…
Several Bravo Network execs waxed nostalgic about their childhood experiences in the theater on Tuesday. The occasion was a press conference announcing the cable network's legit workshop for kids…
Craig Bierko, star of "The Music Man," is in final negotiations to headline the new Susan Stroman-helmed musical "Thou Shalt Not," due on Broadway in fall.
Ireland's national theater will present its first Canadian play in January, with a Canuck helming.
The American Film Institute and the National Assn. of Theater Owners (NATO) of California/Nevada have jointly established a scholarship that will provide two years of tuition for a student enrolled…
In an unusual spin on awards shows, the Outer Critics Circle bestowed most of its nominations on two productions that have yet to open on Broadway: The revival of "42nd Street," which opens May 2…
Last week, Broadway laid a big fat Easter egg that produced the second-best session so far this season. Receipts swelled $2,656,276 -- or 20.1% -- to make for a jumbo $16,068,527 total.
A trio of superb young actresses brings a lovely buzz to Second Stage Theater's new production of Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart." In the wrong hands, Henley's 1980 Pulitzer Prize winner about…
Chita Rivera will headline not one but two stage musicals ready to hold their world premieres this year.
"Blast," the latest mindless sight-and-sound spectacle to land on Broadway, could be subtitled "revenge of the marching-band geeks." Kids who faced humiliating remarks in homeroom class now are…