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…
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…
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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions