Hartford, Conn.'s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, one of New England's leading venues for touring Broadway shows, has been awarded a $900,000 grant by the Kresge Foundation of Troy, Mich.
Three regional theaters with a minority arts focus recently received a big boost from the Working Capital Fund, a St. Paul, Minn.-based foundation.
Haley Joel Osment, a largely unknown child actor before bowing to critical and public acclaim in 1999's "The Sixth Sense," has been named Showest 2001's supporting actor of the year.
Despite the less than happy nature of his first legit foray -- the Livent fiasco -- Mike Ovitz is ready to get back in the theater business.
Manhattan Theater Club had another busy week. On Jan. 22, the company was feted at Tavern on the Green, where Jujamcyn Theaters prexy Rocco Landesman handed over a $50,000 prize.
Patrick Cassidy is headlining the national tour of Disney's "Aida," while Rex Smith has nabbed the lead role in the upcoming road company of "Kiss Me, Kate."
Broadway spirits fell along with Broadway grosses during Week 34 (Jan. 15-21), as shows hunkered down for the winter. The total dropped to $11,033,705, a loss of 9.9% from the previous week's take…
"Time and Again," a musical receiving its Gotham premiere in a chamber production on the Manhattan Theater Club's tiny second stage, could be compared to an antique easy chair. It's an innocuous if…
As a playwright and performer, Craig Archibald ("Kiss Me Guido") instills a captivating emotional insight into the very private, closeted life of one of the 20th century's most flamboyant public…
Wolfgang Petersen, whose box office tsunami with Warner Bros.' "The Perfect Storm" capped a string of four films each more successful than the last, will receive the director of the year award at…
The curtain is going up on the second act for several musicals, both Gotham-bound and Broadway-ready.