The Abbey Theatre's plan to relocate from the center of Dublin to the city's burgeoning docklands area has sparked a bitter political dispute.
Russell Crowe, who just scored a best-thesp Oscar nom for "Gladiator," will be feted as male star of the year at ShoWest 2001.
Both sides claimed some sort of victory after the latest skirmish in the ongoing battle between neighborhood activists and the city over a plan to allow Broadway theater owners to sell unused air…
The road was stable in Week 36 (January 29-February 4, 2001), gaining .6% to total $13,420,986. There were 19 shows circulating, a fall off of 1 from the previous week.
A February frost took its toll on Broadway in Week 36 (Jan. 29-Feb. 4), with grosses declining by 10.6%. The total fell to $9,838,582 following the exit of "Miss Saigon," which concluded a run of…
Eric Schaeffer, artistic director of the well-regarded Signature Theater in Arlington, Va., and a Cameron Mackintosh favorite, has picked up another job.
The monumentally narcissistic world of self-help gurus is given a jaundiced perusal by Emmy Award-nominated comedy writer-performer Debbie Kasper ("Roseanne," "The Rosie O'Donnell Show") and two-time…
The Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation announced recipients of its annual awards Feb. 8 at the Rihga Royal's Gershwin Room. Winners included several newcomers to the musical theater, as well…
Actress-playwright Lynn Redgrave has written herself a big flashy role in her new play, "The Mandrake Root." She's dotty Lady Rose Randall, a very British former actress who both is and isn't the…
A few years ago, the Groundlings comedy troupe in West Hollywood did a devastating parody of solo shows. In the sketch, an overly committed actress walked onstage to announce, "My one-woman show is…
After nine years of abortive attempts to gain control of and reopen Stratford, Conn.'s long-dark Stratford Festival Theater (the former American Shakespeare Theater), Louis Burke has had his 10-year…