Clear Channel Entertainment will publish Show People, a new quarterly consumer magazine aimed at at all aspects of the theater community, including casts and crews as well as audiences.
Jumping from Blatty to Bartok, Popeye Doyle to Puccini, really isn't so hard, says William Friedkin. The director of "The Exorcist" and "The French Connection" is working with the Los Angeles Opera…
Broadway grosses gained some momentum during Week 51 (May 13-19), rising by 7.4% to $14,943,583. Attendance of 247,413 was up by a similar 8% figure.
The Kennedy Center's Sondheim Celebration, an ambitious mounting of six musicals by Stephen Sondheim, is off to a rousing start, with favorable notices for its first two productions and healthy…
Actress Julie Harris, who lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts and currently is being showered with awards including an upcoming special lifetime achievement Tony Award, was the guest of honor May 20…
As the legit road season rolls to a close, the figures seem highly undramatic: Playing weeks are slightly down, the number of touring shows flat and the uptick in grosses not much more than the rate…
Road grosses inched upward during Week 51 (May 13-19), as the B.O. total rose by a tiny .4% to $13,466,369 for the 22 shows reporting.
Greg Hicks brings a sinuous, androgynously playful quality to the opening moments of "Bacchai," the Euripides tragedy here marking a tremendous return to form for its director, Peter Hall. But…
There was enough drama, trauma and fabulous hijinx in the lives and work of Micheal MacLiammoir and Hilton Edwards, the founders of Dublin's Gate Theater, to fuel several television miniseries -- or…
A power couple of the British stage tumble headlong into theatrical indulgence with "The PowerBook," an excruciating adaptation of Jeanette Winterson's 2000 novel. The venture travels to Paris in…