"It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman," "On Your Toes" and "Fiorello!" will make up the 20th season of the Encores! series of semi-staged musicals this spring, with an anniversary gala set…
Composer Jerry Bock, an award winner for "Fiddler on the Roof" and "Fiorello!," died Wednesday in Mount Kisco, N.Y., of complications from a stroke he suffered Sunday. He was 81.
Gotham just might have a "Broadway first" opening Nov. 14.
Joseph Stein, who wrote the book for tuner "Fiddler on the Roof," died Oct. 24 in Manhattan from a fall. He was 98 and had been ailing from prostate cancer.
Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's "The Apple Tree" is a female musical comedy performer's dream. But while the triptych of musical vignettes was charming in its semi-staged Encores! presentation last…
Poor Audra McDonald. The four-time Tony winner has worked herself into a position where audiences arrive at her appearances expecting nothing short of absolute perfection. The magic of McDonald is…
Laughter rippled through City Center as the ladies of the evening in "Tenderloin" lamented attempts by a grandstanding, upstanding reformer to sweep away Gotham's more colorful pockets of vice. We…
This new City Center series, offering top-drawer Broadway talent in dressed-up concert versions of some favorite musicals, kicks off with Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's sophomore effort…