Did you hear the one about the actor who "went up" and never came back down? Padua Hills Playwrights Workshop founder Murray Mednick has penned a surreal comedic journey through the traumatized…
Goodman Theatre and the Theatrical Stage Employees Union Local Two have reached an agreement on a first-time union contract covering stagehands employed at the Goodman Theatre. The Goodman and Local…
Susan Booth, the literary manager of Chicago's Goodman Theater, has been named the new artistic director of the Alliance Theater in Atlanta, effective July 1.
As the current season heads into its final lap, plans for the next continue to evolve. The roster of new musicals slated for next season continues to grow, with "The Visit," once planned for this…
The Paper Mill Playhouse production of "Funny Girl," the Fanny Brice bio-musical, suggests that the tuner has been too long on the shelf. Playhouse artistic director Robert Johanson captures the…
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…
A new play by A.R. Gurney and an early play by Arthur Miller highlight the repertoire at this summer's 47th Williamstown Theater Festival, running June 13-Aug. 26 in Williamstown, Mass.
Broadway grosses slipped in Week 45 (April 2-8), with a total net of $13,176,219 marking a decrease of 6.1%. Total attendance was 243,402, a decrease of 5.6%.
"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…