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Caitlin Huston

Business Writer

Caitlin Huston is a Business Writer at The Hollywood Reporter, where she has covered the streaming wars, major mergers, acquisitions and hires at entertainment companies, the business of Broadway and more. Before joining THR, Huston was Editor-in-Chief of Broadway News, and she has previously worked at MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. Huston graduated from the University of Michigan.

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Production Assistants on Broadway Seek Unionization With Actors’ Equity

Production assistants on Broadway are seeking to unionize with Actors’ Equity.  About 100 production assistants who either currently work as part of stage management teams on about 10 productions on Broadway, or have within the past two years, are seeking voluntary recognition of their union from the Broadway League. If that status is not granted, […]

Ken Burns Distances Himself From Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas After Photo

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns began trending on social media Friday for appearing in a photo with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and billionaire David Koch. However, Burns said he does not have a relationship with Thomas, other than taking the photo. Koch has funded one of Burns’ documentaries.  “Around ten years ago, Ken was stopped […]

André Bishop to Step Down From Lincoln Center Theater After 2024-2025 Season

André Bishop will step down from his role as producing artistic director of Lincoln Center Theater next year, after having worked at the nonprofit theater company for 33 years.  Bishop will depart at the end of the theater’s 2024-2025 season and the board of Lincoln Center Theater will launch a search for his successor “in […]

Dear Media Signs ‘Pretty Basic’ Podcast From Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz (Exclusive)

Dear Media is adding lifestyle podcast Pretty Basic, hosted by Alisha Marie and Remi Cruz, to its roster of shows.  The podcast, which won the 2021 Webby Award for Best Lifestyle Podcast, releases weekly episodes which alternate between one-on-one conversations with Marie and Cruz and interviews with celebrity guests, including Meghan Trainor, Dixie D’Amelio, Chris […]

Rupert Murdoch Stepping Down as Chairman of Fox and News Corp.

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is stepping down as the chairman of his empire. Fox Corp. and News Corp. said Thursday that Murdoch would step aside as chairman of Fox Corp. and News Corp., effective as of the annual meetings for his companies in November. Lachlan Murdoch will continue to lead the two companies. “On behalf […]

Second Stage Theater Co-Founder Carole Rothman to Depart After 45-Year Tenure

Second Stage Theater founder Carole Rothman is leaving the company after more than 45 years at its helm. Rothman founded Second Stage in 1979, with the mission of developing and producing works by living American playwrights. The theater company operates the Tony Kiser Theater Off-Broadway and the Helen Hayes Theater on Broadway and has produced […]

Ashley Judd Says She Lost a “Big Job” For Speaking Out Against Trump and Male Sexual Violence

Speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York Monday, Ashley Judd delivered a passionate speech about the need to end male sexual violence and the consequences she has faced for speaking up, including the loss of work.  “Male sexual violence is the up with which we will not put, and, for me, it’s just […]

DirecTV and Nexstar Reach Multiyear Agreement Ending More Than 75 Day Blackout

DirecTV and Nexstar Media Group have reached a multi-year retransmission consent and licensing agreement that keeps Nexstar broadcast stations within the DirecTV, DirecTV stream and U-verse lineups.  The agreement, announced Monday, ends a dispute that had started in July and had impacted customer access to more than 170 local stations across 120 metropolitan areas such […]

‘Uncle Vanya’ to Hit Broadway With New Translation By Heidi Schreck

A new adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya will play the Lincoln Center Theater this spring.  The classic play will feature a new translation by Heidi Schreck, writer and star of What the Constitution Means to Me, and direction by Lila Neugebauer, who previously directed Kenneth Lonergan’s The Waverly Gallery on Broadway. Uncle Vanya will […]

NBCUniversal Exec Reveals Details of Epic Universe Florida Theme Park Planned for 2025

NBCUniversal’s Mark Woodbury, CEO of Universal Destinations & Experiences, revealed new details Thursday about the planned Universal Epic Universe theme park, which is scheduled to open in Florida in 2025. Speaking at the Bank of America Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference, Woodbury said the new park is the “most technologically advanced park” yet for Universal. […]

Rachel Bloom on Confronting Death and Blending Grief With Humor in Her New Off-Broadway Show?

At the Lucille Lortel Theatre in downtown Manhattan, Rachel Bloom barrels onstage in a sparkly pantsuit, while dribbling a basketball to the accompaniment of “Space Jam.”  It’s a mix of confidence, silliness and bravado, as Blooms throws the ball to an audience member and then launches into her planned monologue, which includes a joke about […]

‘Water for Elephants’ Musical Sets Broadway Bow in Spring 2024

A musical adaptation of Water for Elephants is slated to come to Broadway this spring.  The musical, based on the novel by Sara Gruen, is scheduled to play the Imperial Theatre starting Feb. 24, with an opening night set for March 21. Rick Elice, who wrote the book to Jersey Boys as well as Peter […]