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Why would a hit show, which has grossed more than $25 million since opening in April, close shop?
The $200,000 Steinberg award for playwriting, the most lucrative prize in theater, will go to Lynn Nottage for her body of work.
The addition of "Catch Me if You Can" to Broadway's 2010-11 schedule is also the clearest sign yet that "Love Never Dies" will not come to New York next spring as planned.
Lily Rabe will reprise her acclaimed Central Park performance as Portia in this fall's Broadway transfer, but the play is also losing several actors who drew wide praise in the original prod…
Baz Luhrmann is moving forward on a long-intended stage musical adaptation of his first movie, "Strictly Ballroom," with hopes of bringing it to Broadway.
They will appear in "Other Desert Cities," with previews to start in December.
The frontman and lead guitarist of the rock band Green Day will step into the role of St. Jimmy in the Broadway musical.
The New York Musical Theater Festival, which starts on Monday, has a spate of intensely personal, memoir-style shows this year.
Star actors have become such a crucial part of modern Broadway that when they exit a show, the production may end up closing from weak ticket sales.
Billie Joe Armstrong joins the Broadway cast of “American Idiot” for eight performances, making the show a hot ticket and Mr. Armstrong’s involvement in it without equal…
In 1980, convinced that Ronald Reagan’s references to “the American people” were not intended to include gay citizens like him, Larry Kramer began writing a book called …
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced on Tuesday that it would begin awarding $10,000 grants annually to inspirational teachers in the arts and a variety of the other …
Michael Grandage, who won the 2010 Tony Award for best director of a play for "Red," announced on Thursday evening that he will step down as artistic director of London's Donmar Warehouse.
The new Broadway musical "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" has delayed the start of preview performances for a second time.
Thousands of free tickets to Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway shows are available for the taking through the month of October as part of New York City's third annual "Free Night of Theater"…
A spokesman for the production said on Friday morning that the show would not go on (at least for now).
NYU stages Tony Kushner play "Henry Box Brown" that had gone unproduced
For his final performance on Sunday night, Mr. Armstrong also composed a brief number that he played - and can be watcher here - after the curtain call.
The original creative team behind one of Broadway’s most notorious flops is working toward a major production at the Lucille Lortel Theater during the 2011-12 season.Linked From The New York Times Subscription at 05:58PM
Ms. Peters and Ms. Stritch are extending their runs in "A Little Night Music" on Broadway.
Broadway luminaries hold a fund-raiser for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York.
Mr. Lane is considering Douglas Carter Beane's new play, "The Nance," about a performer who played the role of the nance in burlesque shows in the early-20th century.
In the new musical, “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” the gazpacho is laced with Valium, the boyfriends are cads, and Patti LuPone is in full diva glory.
Hours-long, stamina-testing theatrical productions may be hot tickets Off Broadway this fall, with the critically acclaimed "Gatz" and the revival of "Angels in America" each clocking in at …
Four major musicals will open on Broadway without any out-of-town tryouts, an exciting yet frightening move by creators.
"Memphis" grossed more than $1 million for the standard eight performances for the first time since previews began on Sept. 23, 2009.
The major female role in Larry Kramer's "Normal Heart" has been filled for the starry Broadway reading that Joel Grey is directing Monday evening at the Walter Kerr Theater.
The Theaters at 45 Bleecker Street were padlocked and performances have been canceled for Thursday night, including for the two new Off Broadway productions running there, "The Deep Throat S…
Ms. McColl will oversee the collective bargaining process for more than 30 national and regional contracts and act as the union's representative with other labor groups and government offici…