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Developing a Show: Actors v. Producers

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.28.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

If you're friends with actors, you have probably heard complaints about these two things: 1) off-Broadway often not paying a living wage; 2) payment f...

Tony Awards 2016: The Party Edition

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Well, another Tony Awards is in the record books. Of course this one will forever go down as the Hamiltonys, although the musical did not break or eve...

Stars in the Alley Brings Broadway to People For Free

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

In 2001, back when I was fairly new to being a theater reporter, Clive Barnes reviewed Rosie O'Donnell in Seussical. I was shocked to read this senten...

Thoughts on 'Dim for Joan,' Playing House and Alli Mauzey

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I met Joan Rivers once in my career. It was the mid-aughts. There was a rumor that she had written a new play that she wanted to bring to Broadway. I needed the scoop!

Tony Night: Awards and After-Parties

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's the culmination of every New York theater industry professional's year. It's the time to put on nice clothes, watch an award show and then go celebrate the theater community.

Glee Teaches Bob Geldof a Lesson in Charity Work

James Sims | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
James Sims

Watching this week's episode of "Glee" and seeing its rendition of the classic '80s charity song, "Do They Know It's Christmas," brought to mind the debacle that was Bob Geldof's last attempt at re-creating his Band Aid group.

Broadway Posts Record 07 Sales, Despite Strike Shut Down

Bloomberg | Philip Boroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Broadway revenue totaled more than $938 million in 2007, up 3.5 percent from 2006 despite a 19-day stagehands strike in November that shut down most s...