A host of major playwrights abandoned the Rialto during the 1994-95 season, but patrons didn't follow suit: Attendance at Broadway theaters passed the 9 million mark for the first time in 13 seasons…
But in Vegas, "Starlight" lives, and what was garish and soulless even by the standards of contemporary Broadway megamusicals, seems positively quaint in these surroundings.
The commercial legit scene in the City of Angels heads into summer with companies of “Beauty and the Beast” and “Miss Saigon” packing upwards of 90% capacities into the 2,000-plus seat Shubert and…
Denis Lawson played the role of Horner, not Pinchwife, in both the London and Philadelphia productions of “Lust” (Legit review, May 22-28).
Tony Award time, and a London-based New Yorker's thoughts drift westward, especially after a springtime trawl on and Off Broadway that prompted various musings: To arrive in the immediate aftermath…
After three seasons, Alexander H. Cohen is out as executive producer of the nonprofit Stamford Center for the Arts. George E. Moredock III, the SCA's managing director and a staff member for the past…
Fifteen of Australia's leading performing arts companies will receive triennial grants from the Australia Council for the Arts, which last month created a new board to fund large-scale drama, dance…
It seemed for a long time that Stone Roses, one of the most promising rock bands to come out of the U.K. in the last decade, would never play in the U.S.
The blank checks were surely the draw for such theater veterans as David Mitchell, who designed the production; Natasha Katz, who did the lighting and effects; and Theoni V. Aldredge, responsible for…
Germany is in the midst of a boom in high-budget musicals, with at least five premieres planned during the next 18 months – double the current roster. But if they're building Broadway in Germany, it…
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