The Official 2011 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Here are this year's Outer Critics Circle Award nominations: OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAYBengal Tiger at the Baghdad ZooGood PeopleThe Motherf**ker With the HatWar Horse OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICALThe Book of MormonPriscilla Queen of the DesertSister ActWomen on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAYBlood From a StoneKinOther Desert CitiesThe Other Place OUTSTANDING …

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Will there ever be another Dark period on Broadway?

The last time Broadway had a number of dark theaters was in the 70s and early 80s. (That period is one of the reasons Broadway lost the Mark Hellinger Theatre to the Times Square Church.) A lot of people whisper that a bunch of empty theaters is exactly what we all need to get our …

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Why I want the press to shut up about Spider-Man.

There’s an article in today’s Wall Street Journal in which I, and several more of my Broadway Producer peers are quoted about the attention that Spider-Man is getting. The crux of the complaints are focused on the fact that since everyone in the press corps (and the public) seems to have been infected with Spideritis, …

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