Despite the surprising resilience shown at the Broadway box office in the weeks after Sept. 11, an air of gloom prevails in legit circles as the holiday season approaches.
Such sweet rapture! Two dozen songs, some familiar, some less so -- and some known only to ardent theater buffs and the piano bar trade -- were packaged for the City Center Encores series.
The Theater for a New Audience will perform its 2002 season at the Lucille Lortel Theater in Greenwich Village. Having been displaced from the American Place Theater, TFANA announced a trio of plays…
For the second week in a row, Broadway's B.O. remained 12% under last year's record-setting level. Only four weeks ago, the 2000 and 2001 figures were nearly identical after a miraculous post-Sept…
Clear Channel clearly believes that movies are an untapped gold mine for legit musicals. The entertainment giant already has joined with other producers to bring both "Hairspray" and "An American in…
With three acts, 18 characters and sweeping themes of love, death and illusion, "Grand Magic" can certainly be called "grand." But is it "magic"? Not quite -- at least not in A Contemporary Theater's…
Gay self-loathing returns to the theater with a vengeance in "Fucking Games," a play nasty enough to send audience members fleeing toward the exit, whatever their sexuality.
The lowbrow and the high collide to intriguing effect in "Boy Gets Girl," the Rebecca Gilman play that Ian Rickson has brought to skillfully unnerving fruition on the Royal Court mainstage. The play…
"The Last Five Years" has acquired a new producing team, Marty Bell and Arielle Tepper. Jason Robert Brown's new musical about a troubled marriage had been on Lincoln Center Theater's winter 2002…
Four actors, nine bores: That's the unhappy math on display in "Speaking in Tongues," a play so dull its very dullness almost becomes a subject of fascination.