The sobs and sniffles arrive on cue at the Cort Theater in the last moments of "The Gathering," Arje Shaw's play about a Holocaust survivor's reckoning with the past. The play was first seen in New…
Afflicted with the disease progeria, which causes her body to age at 4-1/2 times the normal rate, the title character in David Lindsay-Abaire's new play "Kimberly Akimbo" is 16 years old, but went…
Matthew Bourne's newest work, "The Car Man," and the Elton John-Tim Rice Broadway smash "Aida" highlight the 2001-02 season at the downtown Ahmanson Theatre.
The Mississippi tourist board must have fits of fury over plays like "Crane, Mississippi," which depicts a contemporary family filled with all the attributes we Northerners have come to expect from…
"Mnemonic" and "Proof" each took three Lucille Lortel Awards, given for excellence in Off Broadway theater. The awards presentation is a joint venture of the League of Off Broadway Theatres…
Playwright and thesp Levy Lee Simon has sold a screenplay based on his play "The Bow Wow Club" to Fox Searchlight for Forest Whitaker and Tajamika Paxton to produce via their Spirit Dance…
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Broadway posted its best non-holiday session of the season, as receipts rose $466,337 -- or 2.8% -- to finish with total receipts of $16,534,864.
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George Morfogen's Uncle Bob is a truly miserable character. And for the one hour of stage time that he remains miserable, Bob is truly a joy to behold in Austin Pendleton's play. Unfortunately…
Ever since her big success as Maggie in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in 1974-75, first at the American Shakespeare Theater in Hartford, Conn., and then on Broadway, Elizabeth Ashley has made a specialty…
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