Special Reports

Inside 50 Years of Regional Theater — Much More Than Broadway's Crash-test Dummy
By Hayley Levitt · May 14, 2013 · New York City
Honorees and presenters at the 2013 NCTF Gala honoring the 50th anniversary of five regional theaters (pictured from left to right): George Takei, Jerry Manning, Michael ...
Matilda in Space: The Cast of the Broadway Musical Chats With Astronaut Tom Marshburn
By David Gordon · May 7, 2013 · New York City
Cast member John Sanders and his brother-in-law, Astronaut Tom Marshburn (seen on television) take questions from the young audience.(© David Gordon) The cast ...
Celebrations Cross the Pond as Broadway and West End Award Seasons Collide
By Hayley Levitt · May 1, 2013 · London, New York City
Original West End cast members Lauren Ward and Bertie Carvel in the Broadway production of Matilda(© David Gordon) Awards season has been in high gear ...
Facts Every Tony and Drama Desk Enthusiast Should Know About This Year's Nominees
By Brian Scott Lipton · Apr 30, 2013 · New York City
The Assembled Parties Drama Desk and Tony nominee Judith Light.(© David Gordon) We won't know the big winners of the 2013 Drama Desk and Tony Awards until May 19 and June 9, ...
Who Didn't Get Nominated for a Tony?
By Zachary Stewart · Apr 30, 2013 · New York City
Brandon Victor Dixon and the cast of Motown: The Musical.(© Joan Marcus) The biggest snub from Tony goes to Motown: the Musical. Tony road ...
Broadway Grosses: Waiting to Exhale
By Zachary Stewart · Apr 29, 2013 · New York City
"Hold everything. I'm nominated for a Drama Desk." Holland Taylor in Ann. (© Ave Bonar) The top five highest-grossing shows on Broadway held their positions from last week, ...
What to Expect from Tomorrow's Tony Nominations Based on Today's Drama Desk Nominations
By Zachary Stewart · Apr 29, 2013 · New York City
(© Tristan Fuge) The 2013 Drama Desk Award nominations are out and Off-Broadway theater is well-represented this year. The Public Theater's Giant leads the nominations with ...
How Did a Bathhouse Become One of Seattle's Most Beloved Theater Spaces?
By Zachary Stewart · Apr 25, 2013 · Seattle
The Bathhouse Theatre in Green Lake Park. You aren't likely to see the next Barry Manilow or Bette Midler play there any time soon. It just isn't that type of ...
Broadway Grosses: The Lion of Broadway
By Zachary Stewart · Apr 22, 2013 · New York City
Tshidi Manye in The Lion King.(© Joan Marcus) After weeks in the number-two spot, The Lion King has finally overtaken Wicked as the top-grossing show on ...
Being Matilda
By Mara Wilson · Apr 22, 2013 · New York City
Mara Wilson, who played the title character in the film Matilda(© David Gordon) In one of my earliest memories, I am maybe four years old, curled up in the back of a classroom,...