Why are Wednesdays the worst night of the week?

Wednesday evenings suck. That simple. If it wasn’t for the more successful Wednesday matinees, most shows would take the whole day off. But why are they so bad?  Ok, it’s the middle of the week.  It makes sense.  You’re sitting on the hump, so who wants to go out and see a show? That’s not …

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The Official 2011 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Here are this year's Drama Desk Award nominations: OUTSTANDING PLAY Jon Robin Baitz  Other Desert CitiesAdam Bock  A Small FireStephen Adly Guirgis  The Motherf**ker With the HatSamuel D. Hunter  A Bright New BoiseRajiv Joseph  Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad ZooDavid Lindsay-Abaire  Good PeopleNick Stafford  War Horse OUTSTANDING MUSICAL In TransitPriscilla Queen of the Desert: The …

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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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mid evil times

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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