Topic: The Broadway League
Tony Awards producers under pressure to put on a good (ratings) show this year will spotlight material that viewers 'know and love,' not just numbers from nominated plays.
The Tony Awards showed theater's freshness and creativity, but rampant Hollywood stars and high ticket prices are making Broadway less accessible to the masses, say critics.
Bucking a trend, new Gehry-designed Signature Theatre Center is selling cheap seats to top-class plays.
'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' debuted on Broadway Tuesday. It was a revamped version of the unfinished show critics panned in February.
06/15/2011 08:08 pm
'War Horse,' which involves complex puppetry, won best play at the Tonys. 'The Book of Mormon,' written by the creators of 'South Park,' won best musical. Is this a step forward or backward?
06/13/2011 05:23 pm
Difference Maker After the Haitian earthquake: saving priceless murals, artifacts, and other treasures
Cori Wegener is trying to save Haiti's treasures in a kind of Doctors Without Borders effort to preserve its "soul."
03/07/2011 10:32 am
At opening for Spider-Man on Broadway technical snags left two actors stuck in mid-air above the audience, Sunday. Critics call it an 'epic flop.'
11/30/2010 11:16 pm
The American Theatre Wing's 2010 Tony nominations list, released Tuesday morning, includes Hollywood heavy-hitters like Denzel Washington and Scarlett Johannson.
05/04/2010 07:57 pm