In case you hadn't heard, the '80s are back. Already. In fashion, in politics and now on Broadway, where "42nd Street," a very '80s take on backstage pictures of the '30s, is being revived in a gaudy…
At the height of its popularity, the Catskill Mountains featured 500 resorts. Today, that figure has dropped to a mere dozen. Fortunately, Catskill comedy in its heyday is kept alive by many of the…
Director Mike Ockrent was at work on "The Producers," as well as two other original stage musicals, "Rooms" and "The Night They Raided Minsky's," when he died in December 1999. Ockrent's wife, Susan…
Road grosses slipped slightly during Week 47 (April 16-22), falling off to $15,139,127, a drop of a mere .6% from the prior frame. There were 22 shows on the boards.
Australia's 15th Melbourne Intl. Comedy Festival wrapped April 22 marked by minor controversies, a reduced number of international artists and show-stopping penises.
NEW YORK – As production costs continue to rise, the pre-Broadway tryout tour has become largely a thing of the past. These days, a show is lucky if it can afford an extra million dollars for a…
The Broadway hit "The Producers" shines in the media spotlight.
Gotham critics org the Drama Desk announced nearly 150 noms in its recognition of Broadway and Off Broadway theater for the 2000-01 legit season. So many honored, so few left out.
Doo-wop and clever direction make this schlock-movie musical a pleasure. The plot is sentimental, the humor cornball, the racial and gender attitudes Stone Age, the rags-to-riches story irony-free…
As the controversy over the commercial use or misuse of Anne Frank's diary and life story continues, along comes this revival of Donald Margulies' early play "The Model Apartment," in which a…
A pre-New York production of Michele Lowe's comedy "The Smell of the Kill" is set for this summer's Berkshire Theater Festival season.