The strongest argument in favor of Peter Brook's "Hamlet," seen recently at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, may well be John Caird's "Hamlet," now stopping at the same venue for a brief run at the end…
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If the 1977 John Badham/John Travolta film "Saturday Night Fever" were a museum, then the touring Broadway musical version would be the gift shop, filled with cheap replicas and overpriced…
The enormously talented Jason Robert Brown is singularly adept at creating suites of gorgeous numbers in a variety of musical idioms. And smart cabaret singers everywhere will be fighting to get…
"The Lion King" and "Mamma Mia!" put the brakes on the road's freefall into the B.O. abyss. Total receipts for the 2000-01 road season, which ended Sunday, came to $615,578,395, up 5.31% from…
Julie Harris has been hospitalized in Chicago and is reported to be seriously ill. As a result, the veteran legit actress will not be appearing in any further performances of "Fossils," the play in…
With more than a thousand perfs under its dance belt, "Fosse" looks set to close Sept. 1. The revue of Bob Fosse's choreography opened Jan. 14, 1999, at the Broadhurst Theater and won the Tony Award…
The legit biz may be abuzz about that little musical starring Messrs. Bialystock and Bloom, but Broadway has even more good news to celebrate this week: The 2000-2001 season, which ended Sunday, set…
The first national company of the current Broadway revival of "The Music Man" is getting ready to roll, and it's going to be a non-Equity company. Big union trouble may be brewin' on the road.
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.
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