After smash runs everywhere and possibly forever in London, the "Dreamcoat" juggernaut has landed in New York with a big cast, four choruses, sets that are at once humorous and spectacular, and $ 5.5…
It's probably a telling comment on contemporary theater that one of Broadway's biggest recent hits was a revival of "Guys and Dolls," a musical that was 42 years old when the new production opened in…
The Stella Adler Theatre reopens at 6773 Hollywood Blvd. with a fundraiser Monday night. * * * Director Robert Wise, star Julie Andrews, producer Saul Chaplin and choreographer Michael Kidd will be…
Arbitron, which announced that it would discontinue its TV ratings at year's end, will extend the service until March 1 in Detroit and Cleveland, markets that won't be serviced by Nielsen until May…
As of Tuesday, the opening night of Meat Loaf's U.S. comeback tour, "Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell," his debut album on MCA, had sold more than 2 million copies in just eight weeks. "I'd Do…
It's a case of two steps forward and one step back for Tears for Fears' Roland Orzabal. While the move to what's basically a solo project now (Orzabal no longer works with former partner Curt Smith)…
Opened Oct. 4 and reviewed Oct. 18, 1993; runs through Dec. 12.
Also with: Faith Collins, Lauren Daniels, Brian Evans, Shaun Kilburn, Mark O'Bar, Thom Rivera, Tracy Yates.
When an adaptation of a classic play is labeled a "travesty" of the original, one enters the theater with certain expectations. Most of these are shattered by the new production of Charles Ludlam's…
First, each sketch is scored by an appropriate melody on the keyboards, then a stream-of-consciousness melody takes over as sketch after sketch pokes fun at these modern times.