There are signs of life in theater land.
Apparently, there's renewed interest in the original Bernie Madoff.
Despite outrageous claims from producers that Jeremy Piven's departure would prevent the play from turning a profit, it's recouped its initial investment.
Brantley: 'Is it too late to send a thank you note to Jeremy Piven?'
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A tantrum during her penultimate performance in 'Gypsy' gave fans just what they wanted: a dose of pure Patti.
The play's investors are hoping to 'squeeze some money out of him' because he ruined 'our chances of making a profit.'
Plus: Elizabeth Ashley joins 'August: Osage County.'
Great playwright David Mamet plugged 'Speed-the-Plow' like a maniac — why not 'American Buffalo'?
Plus: a dog, a cat, and a rabbit in prototype combat suits!
'I'm in a musical … But don't spin this like 'poor Rachel finally got a job.''
Like every other show on Broadway, it's closing.
Mayor Bloomberg braved it out onstage today beside a hand puppet and ‘Young Frankenstein’'s benighted monster to make clear that New York City leads in symbolic announcements of marginal steps to avoid climate disaster.
The 'Times' reports that the shuttering of 'Frankenstein' is causing 'unusual guilty glee' among theater fans.
Mel Brooks's 'Young Frankenstein' will play its final performance on January 4.
'In the play I drink Crown Royal,' Cedric told us later. 'And then Crown Royal’s been a great supporter of mine for many years.'
It's now 'the most expensive production in theater history.'
Let's just give thanks that a John Waters adaptation made it for six years.