On Dec. 3, NBC will air a live production of “The Wiz,” a musical that has been a huge audience draw for 40 years. But that Yellow Brick Road was nearly a dead end, because the show almost closed…
All the big stars came out to support — and surprise — during the fifth annual amfAR Inspiration Gala Wednesday at Milk Studios in West Hollywood. Even the Queen of Motown, Diana Ross, made a…
MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES "Arrested Development" David Schwartz › Two previous noms › Episode: "Flight of the Phoenix" › Series' signature Tahitian ukelele, jazzy themes return; rare score nod…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Full of inspired detours and colorful non sequiturs, Jeff Broadway's music documentary will be greeted as a godsend by hardcore hip-hop fans.
They met the challenge, now they've been rewarded with a Tony nomination. But how does that challenge differ for the many scribes, helmers and thesps nommed? Here's what several 2013 Tony nominees…
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…
Jim Mees, an Emmy-winning set designer best known for his work on the "Star Trek" TV series, died March 29 at his home in Selinsgrove, Pa. after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. Born in…
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…
The genius at the center of Gregory Marquette's well-illustrated docu "Genius on Hold" is Walter Shaw, inventor of the speakerphone, call-forwarding and conference calls, among other communications…
The Recording Academy has announced its lifetime achievement, Trustees and technical awards honorees for 2012.