Times have changed on Broadway. Once the domain of folks seeking sophisticated grown-up entertainment, the Great White Way now seems to attract almost as many tykes and teens as it does their parents…
Six years after it elevated John Waters from underground bad-tastemeister to Broadway baby, the Tony-winning musical "Hairspray" is expected to shutter its Rialto production in January, with original…
The road got a 9.1% bump in Week 18 (Sept. 22-28), bringing the total gross for the 13-show slate to $12,206,118, due in part to the addition of two new shows: "Legally Blonde" and "Dirty Dancing."
New Broadway tuner "A Tale of Two Cities" revolted against the critics in Week 18 (Sept. 23-29), with the musical -- largely panned after its Sept. 18 opening -- logging the largest box office bump…
It was in 1998 that Sister Helen Prejean, whose bestselling memoir had inspired director Tim Robbins' 1995 film, suggested he pen a legit adaptation of his screenplay. When he was finished, Robbins…
In a neat reversal of fortune from its original appearance on Broadway, when it closed after just 23 performances, the Tony-winning Rialto revival of 1960s comedy of errors "Boeing-Boeing" has…
Widely and unjustly dismissed as a self-hating misogynist screed, Clare Boothe Luce's 1936 "The Women" has found a director who prizes women and appreciates the play's specific satirical aims.
Sarah Ruhl's "Dead Man's Cell Phone" is an idiosyncratic work so indifferent to conventional norms that it will irk as many viewers as it captivates.
The symbolic bird killed by brooding writer Konstantin in "The Seagull" returns to Ian Rickson's production in the shattering final scene, stuffed and mounted in a glass display case.
Jennifer Rudin, whose job involves scouring the country for young actors to appear in the stage versions of "Mary Poppins," "The Lion King" and "The Little Mermaid," should know a thing or two about…