Sunday, March 3, 2024

Theater

CBS Moves Upfronts to Digital, Cancels Events, Other Networks to Follow; Broadway Considering Shutdown

More, more, more. CBS will move its advertising upfront presentations to online and digital for May 13th. No events in New York. The other networks...

Can Broadway Stay Open Through the Crisis? Usher at “Virginia Woolf” Tests Positive, Also Throws “Six” Premiere into Turmoil

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? We all should be, as it turns out. An usher who worked at that Broadway show from March 3rd to...

Broadway: Hello? Producer Scott Rudin Will Shore Up Empty Theaters with Fifty Dollar Seats for Next 2 Weeks

Hello, hello, hello? Starting Thursday at noon you'll be able to buy tickets to "The Book of Mormon" on Broadway for just fifty clams. That's...

Bob Dylan Is a Broadway Star, Someone Tell Him A List Stars Crowded Opening Night of Knockout New Musical

Bob Dylan wakes up this morning a Broadway star. Unlike Bruce Springsteen, he didn't have to set foot on stage. Unlike Cher, Carole King, and...

Like it Or Not, Britney Spears Broadway Musical Set for Chicago Tryout Featuring “American Idol” Star Justin Guarini (Not as Britney)

Like it or not, a Britney Spears jukebox musical is coming toward us like a meteorite set to destroy the world. "Once Upon a Time...

Broadway: Virus Fear or Cold Weather Cause “Book of Mormon,” “Jagged Little Pill” to Fall Below $900,000, “Mockingbird” 50% Down

Is it virus panic or lack of interest? Former Broadway blockbuster "The Book of Mormon" is in distress. Last week the receipts came in just...

Broadway: “Dear Evan Hanson” Star Ben Platt Has An Older Brother, Jonah, Warming Up in a New Musical

Ben Platt has the Tony Award for "Dear Evan Hanson" and a load of other awards and starred already in Netflix's "The Politician." He's...

Greta Gerwig, Oscar Isaac, Steve Buscemi to Headline Production of Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” Off Broadway This Spring

Chekhov-- that is, Anton, not the guy on "Star Trek" --`is getting the star treatment this spring. His "Three Sisters" will have an all star...