With the new season barely under way, two shows have already announced extensions based on high box office demand. Could it be that we are seeing early indicators for a season of full houses and maybe even some hard-to-get tickets?
Archives for September 7, 2010
When Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch agree to return to Broadway for a spell, it doesn’t much matter in what. If you’re a theatre nut, as many of us are, you leave your cozy fire and hop on down to the Walter Kerr Theatre where they’ve both roosted for a while.
The times, they stay the same. For thirty long and lonely years the brilliant Alison Moulton has lived the bleak, unchanging life of a maximum security prison inmate. Her crime: lending a hand – and possibly some supplies – to her young activist friends for an anti-war bombing in downtown New York, which resulted in […]
If you were not a fan of Jill Paice when you walked into Signature Theatre’s production of Chess, you surely became one after watching her powerful performance as Florence. Jill burns up The Max every time she steps on the stage, and when she sings Florence’s songs – it’s sheer ecstasy!
Imagine this: you’ve written a musical that you think has great music. It has been recorded and performed in concert, but can’t quite get a full staging because people say the book is weak and the lyrics banal. What to do? How about writing another musical with a different lyricist and a different librettist about […]