“Something Rotten!,” the new musical comedy directed by “The Book of Mormon” and “Aladdin” helmer Casey Nicholaw (pictured, above) and produced by Kevin McCollum (“Motown,” “Avenue Q”), has locked in…
5th Avenue Theater
"Secondhand Lions," the 2003 New Line Cinema pic that inspired the stage musical now getting its world premiere from Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater, got knocked by critics for being schmaltzy and a…
“First Date,” a romantic musical comedy about the horrors, humiliations and occasional happy surprises of blind dates, is cute (but not too cute) and sweet (but not too sweet). So, indications are…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Zachary Levi, the “Chuck” star soon to appear in upcoming Marvel sequel “Thor: The Dark World,” will make his Broadway debut this summer in “First Date,” co-starring with “Smash” thesp Krysta…
New musical "First Date" has lined up a Broadway run that will open at the Longacre Theater this summer. Junkyard Dog Prods., the team that produced 2010 Tony winner "Memphis," backs the comedy that…
Early productions for two Hollywood-title tuners — "Secondhand Lions" and "The Jungle Book" — and the world premiere of a musical bound for New York are among the slew of notable productions to wash…
Disney Theatrical's upcoming Broadway production of "Aladdin" has mapped out its road to Gotham, setting a tryout run in Toronto this fall prior to a spring bow on the Main Stem in 2014.
A musical with book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford, "Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson," has booked a Broadway run that opens this fall at the Neil Simon Theater.
Most first dates are a complete story, with a beginning, middle and definitive end. But the best ones are preludes to something grander, and such is the case with "First Date," a chamber musical…
Neither of the two shows from Disney Theatrical Prods. hitting Broadway this season -- "Peter and the Starcatcher," beginning previews March 28, nor "Newsies," opening a day later -- was initially…
Kathie Lee Gifford has been knocking on the pearly gates of Broadway with "Saving Aimee" since 2007, when the show debuted at Virginia's Signature Theater to mixed reviews.