The Ovation tagline urges viewers to "expect more from television." Thing is, guys, we already do. More, at least, than the current offerings on the network, a desiccated bastion of…
Coming soon to an auditorium near you: "High School Musical." The Disney Channel telepic, about a jock guy and a brainy girl brought together by their school tuner, is being developed by Disney…
Theresa Rebeck looks certain to make a scene -- make that "The Scene" -- in New York in the near future. Rebeck's play, about the soulless lives of four Gotham-dwelling media types, emerged as a…
"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…