The Book of Mormon

Broadway Makes Post-Sandy Bounce Over Thanksgiving Holidays

Broadway is back again after taking a beating from Hurricane Sandy. The Great White Way’s 31 shows, including standards like Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, grossed $27 million over the Thanksgiving holidays, according to the Broadway League. Usually one of the theater district’s biggest weekends, this year’s holiday topped the previous week’s gross of $20.88 million from 33 shows by more than 30 percent. But it didn’t take home the turkey. But it came close.... Read More...

Broadway Spring Sprouts Losers, Winners, Part 1

This spring has brought New York an unrecognizable Robin Williams in a beard, the creators of South Park at the helm of a musical, and scores of men in drag. Though some productions fell flat almost immediately (Wonderland, anyone?) and some are hanging on by a thread due to a few award nominations for their actors (Jerusalem), the stages are chockfull of interesting gems. Here’s The Improper’s guide to what’s worth checking out as the summer approaches. ... Read More...