A great "Norma" will still be a vocal triumph more than anything else, but a great staging of Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal's somewhat abstruse meditation on the joys and pains of…
Write a stage musical and see it on TV. The BBC has announced the first Intl. Festival of Musical Theater, to be held Oct. 20-Nov. 3 in Cardiff, Wales.
And "45 Seconds from Broadway" makes it nine Broadway shows to post closing notices this winter. The Neil Simon comedy will call it quits at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Jan. 13, after 31 previews…
It's going to be a hot August on Broadway. "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" looks to join the new musical "Hairspray" as late summer entries. Producers of the tuner have marked a pre-Labor…
Broadway marked time in its penultimate session of the year. Box office rose a mere $10,086, or less than 1%, from the previous week, with 27 shows producing $12,229,474. On the surface, those…
Following a long stint at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Tommy Tune is on the road again for an extended tour that will take him from Florida to California. "The last genuine song-and-dance man" and…
"South Pacific" is off and sailing at the Royal National Theater to mixed reviews, and while the raves were real hat-in-the-air salutes, a commercial transfer (for the moment, anyway) looks doubtful.
Road grosses dipped 4.8% during Week 29 (Dec. 10-16) with only 17 shows reporting this week.
"My Fair Lady" has repaid its £2 million-plus cost (about $3 million) in 18 weeks at the Theater Royal, Drury Lane, and celebrated its quick recoupment by announcing a new Henry Higgins for the…
Nathan Lane's six-perf sked in "The Producers" will continue indefinitely. In November it was announced that he would be doing the reduced work sked for two weeks only, in order to cure his chronic…