Stage and touring events may be a big and growing side business for studios, but DreamWorks Animation is looking to generate even more coin from its theatrical biz, with “Shrek the Musical” set to be…
Brian Darcy James
The five shows opening on Broadway this week have all gotten an awards-season boost, with the Drama League naming a wide-ranging slate of nominations that includes "Macbeth," "The Testament of Mary,"…
While not yet quite ready for the presumably hoped-for jump uptown, this engrossing musical is already pretty swell.
For a moment, first-nighters at the world preem of David Auburn's "The Columnist" didn't know if it was Grace Gummer or Mamie Gummer walking Billy Crudup down the aisle of the Samuel J. Friedman…
There's a lot to like in "Smash," a new NBC drama chronicling the launch of a show about Marilyn Monroe, and the various parties -- including two appealing ingenues vying for the lead -- drawn into…
Countless films of recent decades have set out to spin a gently subversive fairy tale with a contemporary edge, but few have succeeded as wildly as "Shrek."
"Shrek the Musical," DreamWorks Theatricals' first outing that's now in tryouts at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater, has got a lot in the plus column: a magical setting, a winning hero and heroine, a…