The road held almost absolutely steady during Week 43 (March 19-25), as receipts totaled $15,700,753, a decline of a minuscule .2%. The number of shows reporting held even at 25.
The onset of spring brought glad tidings to Broadway in Week 43 (March 19-25), raising the week's total net to $13,799,310, an increase of 10.1%. Total attendance was 251,032, a rise of 7.2%.
With a little help from seven unidentified private investors, theater producer Adam Epstein is moving into feature film production via his newly formed Bonmark Entertainment shingle.
After several false starts, Miramax is poised to start shooting the musical "Chicago," with a new script by Oscar-winning "Gods and Monsters" scribe Bill Condon and a deal in place with Rob Marshall.
While A.E. Housman's life is being meditated upon by one of the theater's preeminent playwrights uptown, the life of a wordsmith of a vastly different stripe, the rapper Tupac Shakur, is the subject…
A fat lady does sing (more than once) toward the end, but that's hardly the only operatic aspect to Berkeley Rep's current "The Oresteia." The three-play Aeschylus cycle emerges as a two-evening epic…
The Center Theatre Group's production of "Metamorphoses" at the Mark Taper Forum led the way with five awards Sunday at the 32nd annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards, but in the end the…
With last week's total edging up to $14,046,695, Broadway essentially marked time, as 14 shows increased their B.O. while 17 saw theirs fall. One show, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," began previews…
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A new play by A.R. Gurney and an early play by Arthur Miller highlight the repertoire at this summer's 47th Williamstown Theater Festival, running June 13-Aug. 26 in Williamstown, Mass.
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