Broadway looked like London’s West End last week, as classics in repertory played to nearly full houses.
Pall Mall, a wood-paneled barbershop founded in 1896 near Buckingham Palace, has so many bookings for gentlemen’s shaves you could be forgiven for thinking another royal wedding was approaching.
Pop music was a fine draw on Broadway last week, as shows devoted to Janis Joplin and Harlem jazz added good news to a down week at the box office.
Daniel Craig, his wife, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall are superb in in “Betrayal,” Harold Pinter’s 1978 drama of infidelity.
“Betrayal” is hot, but Shakespeare is coming in on the outside as the Harold Pinter revival enjoys a pre-opening sales surge and the latest Broadway entry by the Bard of Avon makes a strong debut.
Here are our picks for the weekend:
Broadway ticket sales rose 15 percent last week over the week earlier, fueled by an influx of tourists during the long Columbus Day weekend.
Big stars did better than “Big Fish” last week, as Daniel “the name’s Bond” Craig sold out in his return to Broadway and the season’s latest new musical opened to mostly tough reviews.
Time to ponder the fall season I realized as I fed apples to my pigs Hamlette, Venus and Mimi.
“I know it’s Monday night but I beg you please, get drunk,” Daniel Craig, otherwise known as James Bond, told a packed house at the Ziegfeld Theatre last night.
"I know it's Monday night but I beg you please, get drunk."
- Daniel Craig on Nov 06, 2012