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While performers who go from show to show embrace the identity, Actors’ Equity has decided that a ceremony celebrating them needs to be renamed.
Ms. Midler, who won a Tony for her performance, will close out the last six weeks of the hit show.
The musical “Hadestown,” a new take on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, will open on Broadway after a run at the National Theater in London.
The two, who recently made their own Broadway debuts, will host the ceremony on June 10; much of it will be broadcast on CBS.
The disagreement over the characterization of Atticus Finch expands to a second lawsuit between the producers and the Lee estate.
In a sign of high expectations for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” the producers and theater owners spent lavishly, even paying Cirque du Soleil to clear out of the space.
The committee on eligibility also decided that Glenda Jackson stood tallest of “Three Tall Women.”
“Everybody onstage needs to be able to compete and receive recognition for their performance,” said Mary McColl, executive director of Actors’ Equity.
Mr. Legend, Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper and Brandon Victor Dixon, the lead actors in NBC’s upcoming live performance of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” discuss the play, their faith and mus…
The comedy, about a ghost trying to scare away a family, is based on Tim Burton’s movie. Alex Timbers is directing, and it is to open in October in Washington.
Ms. de Mille’s work on the 1945 production is considered an important development in musical theater, and it will be noted in Playbills starting next week.
Here is how our panel of lawyers looked at key issues in a lawsuit over Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel.
His solo show will run through Dec. 15, but tickets are available only to those who tried to get them earlier.
The federal suit says that the Aaron Sorkin’s script for the play, set this fall for Broadway, deviates too much from “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
Caissie Levy and Patti Murin have the roles of a lifetime in the adaptation of Disney’s hit. But becoming Elsa and Anna was no fairy tale.
Audiences love the classic songs. And producers love filling seats. But in this #MeToo moment, what to make of musicals like “My Fair Lady” and “Carousel”?
The Brooklyn songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez talked about the new song “Monster” in an interview this week.
MCC Theater, where Mr. LaBute was playwright-in-residence, did not immediately offer an explanation for terminating the relationship and canceling his next play.
Written by Jez Butterworth and directed by Sam Mendes, the work centers on a family unraveling and evokes state-of-a-nation themes.
The Roth family dynamic: The father does business with Donald Trump, and the son makes fun of him in an explicit video series.
David Binder, who also has experience producing festivals in New York and London, will succeed Joseph V. Melillo.
Once named the Little Theater, the playhouse now known as the Helen Hayes is about to be reincarnated again.
Six tidbits from ‘The Hal Prince Talks,’ a three-hour satellite radio interview with the storied Broadway producer and director.
The theater has dropped “Bullets Over Broadway” from its schedule, citing a sexual abuse allegation made by Mr. Allen’s daughter Dylan Farrow.
Gordon Edelstein, fired by Long Wharf Theater, lost an honor bestowed by a Catholic college because he had made sexual jokes about the nuns.
David Yazbek, the composer of “The Band’s Visit,” will write the score and Santino Fontana has signed on to play the role created by Dustin Hoffman in the film.
A new trend in theater, as plays by Danai Gurira, Jocelyn Bioh, Mfoniso Udofia and Ngozi Anyanwu bring first-generation stories to the stage.
The board of the theater met a day after The New York Times published a story detailing accusations by multiple women.
Ms. MacKinnon will succeed Carey Perloff as the head of the American Conservatory Theater, a prominent regional institution.
Gordon Edelstein made unwelcome advances and crude remarks about women, lesbians and nuns, according to current and former employees. He has been placed on leave.