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Great Reviews Propel 'God of Carnage'

Tuesday March 31, 2009
While total ticket sales were down slightly on Broadway for the week ending March 29, hit shows continued to perform. The well-reviewed God of Carnage jumped up to 94 ... Read More

Four New Actors Join 'The Fantastiks'

Monday March 30, 2009
The world's longest-running musical is about to get four new cast members in one night. Snapple Theater Center's production of The Fantastiks is welcoming Ramona Mallory as Louisa; Jonathan ... Read More

When They're Calling You

Thursday March 26, 2009
Mention Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald to a roomful of young musical fans, and you're likely to get a collective, "Who?" But this pair of screen sweethearts (and real-life ... Read More

Piven Wars Part Deaux

Wednesday March 25, 2009
Producers of Speed-the-Plow and the Actors' Equity Association have agreed to a June 8-9 date for an arbitration hearing on the early departure of Entourage star Jeremy Piven from ... Read More

'West Side Story' Fills the Seats

Tuesday March 24, 2009
With volumes like these, it must be spring break. More than half of the 29 shows on or preparing to open on Broadway topped 90 percent attendance for the ... Read More

Passion for Acting Remains Strong for Ruehl

Monday March 23, 2009
Here's something to start the week off right. Ever wonder if successful actors lose the passion that first burned in their hearts and drove them to get on stage? Wonder ... Read More

Tony-Winner Richardson Dies from Ski Injury

Tuesday March 17, 2009
Natasha Richardson, wife of actor Liam Neeson, and a star of stage and screen, died Tuesday after suffering a head injury while skiing. She had been flown to New ... Read More

'Lion' Roars, 'Wicked' Wows on Road

Monday March 16, 2009
Disney's The Lion King can lay claim as the top-grossing single show on the road after earning more than $1.5 million at Seattle's Paramount Theatre, according to tracking by ... Read More

'Little House' Kicking Off National Tour at Paper Mill

Friday March 13, 2009
Following its successful run last year at Minneapolis' Guthrie Theatre, Little House on the Prairie, a new musical based on the belowed Laura Ingalls Wilder books, will tune up ... Read More

'Shrek' Will Return to Single Sunday Show

Thursday March 12, 2009
Last month, producers of Shrek the Musical dropped a Wednesday performance in favor of two Sunday shows to take advantage of higher weekend traffic. Now they're headed back. Beginning the ... Read More

Could This be You? Search Is on for New Eugene

Tuesday March 10, 2009
The search is on for the next Eugene Levy, the central character in Neil Simonís Brighton Beach Memoirs, which is being revived on Broadway. The 1983 play ran over ... Read More

'Impressionism' Pushes Opening to March 24

Friday March 6, 2009
Impressionism, a new play starring Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen, is pushing its Broadway premiere back 12 days, from March 12 to March 24. Producer Bill Haber said, "We did not ... Read More

Saying Goodbye to Horton Foote

Thursday March 5, 2009
Being a Texan, I mark the passing of Horton Foote with a particular wistfulness. What he wrote, Iím thinking especially of The Trip to Bountiful, based on fictional versions ... Read More

Critics Give 'Guys and Dolls' a Monday-Morning Hangover

Monday March 2, 2009
New York critics were less than kind to the latest revival of the classic musical comedy Guys and Dolls, which opened Sunday at the Nederlander Theatre. The main finger-pointing seemed ... Read More

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