Broadway got a nice boost over Presidents' Day weekend, with grosses climbing around $2.6 million to a robust $16,497,521 for the week ended Sunday.
Noises Off: Let's go out on a limb and call Leigh Silverman, the 31-year-old helmer of Lisa Kron's "Well," the youngest female director to work on Broadway.
The barricades are returning to Gotham. "Les Miserables," the worldwide hit tuner that ended its 16-year Broadway run in 2003, storms the Broadhurst Theater this fall for a six-month stint.
The Sarah Jones solo show "Bridge & Tunnel" has extended at the Helen Hayes -- pushing back the Broadway house's next tenant, ventriloquist act "Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!"
"In the Continuum," the surprise Off Broadway success about AIDS and African and African-American women, ends its run at the Perry Street Theater Saturday to go on the road.
The puppets are making way for Python in Vegas. "Avenue Q" will vacate its theater at the Wynn Las Vegas on May 28, to be replaced after a venue renovation by "Monty Python's Spamalot." Wynn…
"Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life" will close Sunday after weeks of struggling at the box office. The bio-tuner about and starring Rivera, the much-loved Broadway thesp-hoofer, never managed to…
"The Light in the Piazza," which took home six Tonys at the 2005 ceremony, begins a national tour in August, the month after the show shutters its extended run in Gotham.
Biz perked up a bit on Broadway last week, with total grosses climbing almost $650,000 to $13,896,209 for the week ending Feb. 12. That's a stronger-than-usual cume for the frame, and not a bad tally…
Invalid as the Fabulous Invalid may be, the 15 midtown blocks of Broadway are still the place where playwrights cement a national profile.