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.
The curtain is going up on the second act for several musicals, both Gotham-bound and Broadway-ready.
Broadway marched in place as B.O. fell an insignificant .2%, down only $23,040 to soft land at $11,010,665. Most of the decline was attributable to the absence of "Copenhagen," which had closed the…
The year is young, but the 2001 theater year looks unlikely to offer up a loopier evening than "Helping Harry," which could serve as a dramatic exemplar of what the English mean by tosh. Predictable…
This new production of Patrick White's dour drama has traveled a long and winding road to the Sydney Opera House's Drama Theater, and the strain shows. "A Cheery Soul" has become a museum piece for…
There are no certainties in the theater, of course, but 27-year-old Adam Pettle looks to have a winner with "Zadie's Shoes," a highly promising new play about gambling addiction.
At the Jujamcyn Theaters Award party last Monday, artistic director Lynne Meadow joked that the $50,000 prize money would buy her Manhattan Theater Club "until Wednesday afternoon." "It would buy us…
The narrow, confining parameters of Benjie Aerenson's new play, "Paradise Island," are established so early on that claustrophobia may grip you before the lights have gone down on the first of its…
Timothy McNeil's coming-of-age drama recalls a time in middle class, middle America when husbands went off to work and wives took care of tidy little homes with well-manicured lawns and children. It…
The spectacle of the distinguished actor Larry Pine flailing his way through the unspeakable new play "Krisit" could just be the sorriest sight to be seen on a New York stage right now. Playing a…