"Altar Boyz" will raise the praise on the road this fall: The Off Broadway tuner kicks off a 30-week touring production with a three-week stop at the LaSalle Theater in Chi Oct. 10.
Hamish Linklater ("The New Adventures of Old Christine") and Luke MacFarlane ("Over There") will co-star with Christine Lahti in the Playwrights Horizons production of "The Busy World Is Hushed."
Edward Albee has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the new Princeton U./McCarter Theater Playwriting Fellowship.
Broadway will be in good "Company" this fall. Helmer John Doyle's buzzed-about production of the Stephen Sondheim tuner will open on the Rialto in November at a theater to be determined. Most of the…
Antonio Banderas will make his return to Broadway in the tuner adaptation of the 1995 New Line movie "Don Juan DeMarco." Marsha Norman ("'night, Mother," "The Color Purple" musical) will write the…
Broadway brought in almost $4.8 billion to the New York City economy during the 2004-05 season -- its strongest economic impact since the 9/11 downturn.
Second Stage has tapped Anton Dudley's "Getting Home" and Rajiv Joseph's "All This Intimacy" for its annual Theater Uptown series of new plays, running this summer at Off Broadway's McGinn/Cazale…
"Stuff Happens" will be happening a little longer: The Off Broadway show, a hot ticket at the Public, has been extended by four weeks and now plans to shutter May 28.
The annual benefit for the playwright development org New Dramatists will honor Broadway fave Chita Rivera. Thesp, star of "West Side Story," "Bye Bye Birdie" and the original production of…
Wendie Malick (TV's "Just Shoot Me") will join the cast of "Burleigh Grime$," the new play by Roger Kirby that features music by David Yazbek ("Dirty Rotten Scoundrels").
Playwright Lee Blessing ("Eleemosynary," "Going to St. Ives") went to the Humana Festival in Louisville, Ky., last weekend and came home with the Steinberg/American Theater Critics Assn.'s new-play…