Critic Frank Rich called the original Broadway production of "Dreamgirls" a "seismic emotional jolt that sends the audience, as one, right out of its wits." It's taken 35 years for the shockwave to…
You might wince at the prospect of a group of Broadway egotists landing in a conservative town to fight for a teen lesbian to bring her date to the prom — but it turns out to be a happy merging of…
Struggling at the box office and essentially shut out of the nominations for the Tony Awards, Broadway musical “Tuck Everlasting” has proven fleeting, with producers announcing the show will close at…
About halfway through the first act of Broadway's "Something Rotten!" there's a song called "A Musical." It's an over-the-top showstopper, and it brings down the house. It's not uncommon for…
More than reviews or word of mouth or the cheeky ads and poster art, what’s really going to sell “Something Rotten!” is “A Musical,” the production number from the first act that (educated guess)…
Move over, Matilda and Annie, there's a new gal in town. A fountain-of-youth fable based on the ’70s children's classic, “Tuck Everlasting” centers on adventuresome 11-year-old Winnie Foster (Sarah…
“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…
Jonathan Freeman, the actor who portrayed the villain Jafar in Disney’s 1992 animated pic “Aladdin,” will reprise his role onstage in the Broadway-bound legit adaptation of the tale, in which he’ll…
New York City Center’s long-running Encores! program, which has yielded a string of commercial Broadway transfers including the still-running revival of “Chicago,” has set a 2014 season that will…
After nine Tonys and rapturous notices, Broadway's "The Book of Mormon" is still evidently selling tickets up to the time when Malia Obama can run for president.
Warner Bros. Theatrical Ventures has confirmed a Broadway return for the musical "Elf," set for a yuletide run at the Hirschfeld Theater.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Damien Chazelle and Barry Jenkins on That Oscars Shocker: The Morning-After Interview
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner