With musicals "After Midnight" and "A Night with Janis Joplin" now booked for fall runs, Broadway's singing a familiar song. A whole slew of them, in fact. Catalog musicals -- that is, tuners with…
The spring season on Broadway has already yielded a bumper crop of B.O. earners, with four recent openers breaking the $1 million mark and landing in the Top 10 last week. One of those powerhouses…
Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson were holding court there on Row L of the Lunt-Fontanne Theater as dozens of iPhones clicked away to record the moment.
The Broadway faithful (at least, the part that covers the Baby Boomer demographic ranging from “mature” to “doddering”) will have its mantra ready when cooler heads point out that “Motown: the…
Motown songwriter, producer and arranger Deke Richards, who logged his biggest successes with the Jackson 5 and the Supremes in the '60s and '70s, died on March 24 in Bellingham, Wash., after…
Spring breakers weren't just a big deal at SXSW last week - they made a splash on Broadway, too. Vacationing families helped push Main Stem box office high enough that eight shows ended up topping $1…
The jukebox musical is alive and well: Producers Kevin McCollum ("Rent," "Avenue Q," "In the Heights"), Doug Morris (chairman of Sony Music) and Berry Gordy announced Tuesday that "Motown," a new…
Publishing exec Ethiopia Habtemariam motors Motown Records.
Adding a new twist to a 30-year-old story, Berry Gordy, founder of legendary Motown Record Corp., has sued Edward Holland Jr. of the famed Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting trio for malicious…
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