Perfs to run April 1-24
In conclusion of its sixth season, the Classical Theater of Harlem will presents its first world-premiere play. Andre De Shields is set to headline "Caligula," by Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner.
B'way may have chance to make a celeb with Butz
Norbert Leo Butz gives a star turn in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels." Newsweek has already proclaimed "A Star: No Ifs, Ands or Butz." And Gotham's three dailies weigh in as well with laudatory profiles before the March 3 preem. Butz definitely delivers. But will Broadway?
Roundabout asks for an unprecedented 7th extension
Their play is called "Twelve Angry Men," but behind the scenes, the cast of the Reginald Rose revival has been one big happy Broadway family at the American Airlines Theater. Not only do they hang out after the show, they've also banded together to renegotiate their salaries.
Python play lifts B'way biz
Here's what a potential blockbuster looks like just out of the gate: In its first seven previews at the Shubert Theater (1,463 seats), the Monty Python-derived "Spamalot" grossed $719,424.
MTC stages comeback after bumpy inaugural season
While most entertainment companies are subject to the unpredictable rollercoaster of good and bad patches, this season's turnaround at Manhattan Theater Club represents a reversal of fortune that's remarkable.