With a global economy in turmoil, it's harder than ever to make a profit. And things are equally challenging for a not-for-profit.
The standard thinking in entertainment is that tough times tend to fuel the public's appetite for pure escapism. But as "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" becomes the anthem of economic anxiety, will…
Bill O'Brien, director of theater and musical theater for the National Endowment for the Arts, agrees that nonprofit theaters in the U.S. are "extremely nervous" about the economic climate.
Broadway sales slipped in Week 22 (Oct. 20-26) -- and, perhaps more worryingly, so did attendance when compared with recent years.
The road took a 0.6% dip in Week 22 (Oct. 20-26), bringing the total gross for the 13-show slate to $12,238,155.
The trio of producers behind "August: Osage County" and "Speed-the-Plow" will produce a Broadway revival of "Look Homeward, Angel" next fall.
Scribe Hassan Abdulrazzak has picked up the 17th annual Meyer-Whitworth Award, a UK legit kudo, for his play "Baghdad Wedding."
Off Broadway's Flea Theater has announced its upcoming season, including a new play by prolific A.R. Gurney, whose "Buffalo Gal" opened at Primary Stages over the summer.
With a slew of distractions coinciding this weekend, legiters are bracing for a rough patch at the box office -- and not because of the economy.
Originally planned to inaugurate the Philadelphia Theater Company's new space, "Unusual Acts of Devotion" was written by Terrence McNally with Kathy Bates in mind, then rewritten when she withdrew…
New Broadway-bound tuner "The Addams Family" has set a city and a date for its out-of-town tryout, bowing in November 2009 as part of the Broadway in Chicago series at Chi's Oriental Theater.