Pamela Gien's "The Syringa Tree," about life in South Africa, won the best play award at the 46th annual Village Voice Obie Awards, which honor achievement in Off Broadway theater.
Robert Woodruff will become the new artistic director of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., when founding a.d. Robert Brustein steps down at the end of next season.
Broadway grosses stabilized after a three week slump during Week 51 (May 14-21). Despite the closing of four shows the previous week, box office receipts inched up 2% to a total of $14,439,110. Total…
Road grosses climbed during Week 51 (May 14-20), with the 24 shows reporting reaching $14,444,196. Total repped an increase of 4.3% from the prior frame.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Despite the closings of "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe" and "Seussical" the previous session, Broadway saw its total gross increase $130,765 last week -- up a marginal 0.9%.
Matt Wolf: Strands
William Goldman: Screen Trade
A self-indulgent diatribe, "American Iliad" offers no insight into the inner workings of the mind of our 37th president or even a clear personal point of view. The production also commits the greater…
Adela Holzer, once described by the New York Times as "Broadway's hottest producer" before she was twice jailed for defrauding investors, was indicted Friday on charges of stealing more than $50,000…
"Best Plays of 2000-2001," the annual chronicle of U.S. theater, has selected 10 dramatic works for its current edition.