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League of American Theatres and Producers Releases Statistics for Calendar Year 2004
By Michael Portantiere · Dec 28, 2004
The League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc. has reported a gross of $748.9 million in New York for the 2004 calendar year, representing a 3.2% rise from the 2003 total of $...
Cy Coleman Tribute to Be Held at Majestic Theatre on January 10
By Michael Portantiere · Dec 27, 2004
Cy Coleman A tribute to the great Broadway composer Cy Coleman, who died suddenly of a heart attack on November 18 at age 75, will be held at Broadway's Majestic ...
Way Down Yonder
By Peter Filichia · Dec 26, 2004
In New Orleans and Biloxi, Filichia enjoys productions of Boston Marriage and Beauty and the Beast.
A Phantom of its Former Self
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Dec 23, 2004
Low marks for the movie version of The Phantom of the Opera but high marks for featured actors in four plays recently seen.
Catching Up
By Peter Filichia · Dec 23, 2004
As he cleans house for the holidays, Filichia offers us a column full of tasty tidbits.
MITF Accepting Submissions Now Through February 21
By Adam Klasfeld · Dec 23, 2004
The Midtown International Theatre Festival has announced the deadline for script submission to its sixth annual festival. The festival organizers will accept "just about any ...
Loose Lips
By Brian Scott Lipton · Dec 23, 2004
Brian Scott Lipton gets down with divas Audra McDonald and Joyce Castle, and tells us that Mary-Louise Parker will soon be going to pot on television.
In Brief
By David Finkle · Dec 22, 2004
David Finkle ponders the proliferation of short, intermissionless plays in today's theater.
Mono a Mono II
By Peter Filichia · Dec 21, 2004
Filichia's stereo amplifier is still on the fritz, so he's still listening to mono cast albums.
I'll Make You Love to Hate Me
By Matthew Murray · Dec 21, 2004
Matthew Murray enjoys the "live" cast recording of Brooklyn every bit as much as he enjoyed the show itself.