– Starpower: Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman delivered record-setting opening week receipts for A Steady Rain. The show grossed $1.1M, a new plateau for a non-musical production. Could it be the $376 “premium seating”?
– Superior Donuts, a new play by Tracy Letts, opened to rave reviews at the Music Box last night. Micheal McKean stars.
– Cheyenne Jackson is rumored to be joining the cast of 30 Rock.
– The revival of Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs begins previews tonight at the Nederlander. Simon’s related play, Broadway Bound, begins previews on November 10th.
– Hair stars Gavin Creel and Will Swenson have had their caricatures added to the Wall of Fame at Sardi’s.
– The revival of West Side Story is in the black, having recouped its producers’ investment of $14M in eight months. It continues to play to packed houses.
– The musical version of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert will premiere on Broadway in the spring of 2011 after a fall 2010 tryout in Toronto.