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Jeremy Gerard

August 25, 2002 | Theater Review
Shake It Up, Baby

Hairspray makes its exuberant way to Broadway; the Roundabout offers an unnecessarily altered Boys From Syracuse

March 11, 2002 | Feature
Take a Vow
June 4, 2001 | The Culture Business
You've Got Mel

The Producers has become the season's singular sensation, as the Tony Awards surely will make clear, and a vote for A Class Act will hardly matter, but . . .

April 16, 2001 | Feature
The Yuk-Up

Who makes the funniest man in the world laugh? Meet Tom Meehan, Mel Brooks's secret weapon on The Producers.

April 2, 2001 | Feature
A Toast to the End of the World

A troupe of theater luminaries revisits Follies, Stephen Sondheim's dazzling eulogy for the Golden Age of American musicals -- and the people who lived and breathed them.

December 18, 2000 | Feature
Welcome to Pottersville
December 11, 2000 | The Culture Business
Marquee Marks

With three transfers and a plan to take over the Biltmore, the Manhattan Theatre Club is the latest nonprofit to storm Broadway's commercial bazaar.

October 16, 2000 | The Culture Business
Candor and Web

Once, Broadway news and gossip was limited to the newspaper columns of a boldfaced few. But the Internet has made Walter Winchells of us all.

September 11, 2000 | Feature
Fall Preview: Theater / Born In The U.S.A.

As the British spectacles finally close up shop, Broadway raises the curtain on the most American season in memory (Sorry, Grizabella): From Cats -- to that Cat in the Hat.

May 8, 2000 | The Culture Business
Gotta Get a Gimmick

The season passes, along with "Cats" and two legendary showmen, David Merrick and Alexander H. Cohen, who managed to drag their rivalry into the Heaviside Layer.