Arriving on Tuesday, Drake's third album "Nothing Was the Same" represents the final entry in this summer's trifecta of hugely hyped new releases from hip-hop's biggest names, following Kanye West's…
This Proclaimers jukebox musical is a chirpy heart-on-sleeve confection that's populist in a somewhat generic way.
With its cutesy title, John Carney's "Can a Song Save Your Life?" distracts from the real question looming large over the "Once" director's latest: Can Keira Knightley sing?
Lots of luck marketing “Soul Doctor” to a general audience. This worshipful musical biography of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the so-called “Rock Star Rabbi” credited with infusing Jewish music with the…
If nothing else, 2013 may well go down as the year the "event album" reached its apotheosis, with four-quadrant assaults of corporate synergies, saturation marketing, social media info-bombing and…
After his wistful, lyrical directing debut, "Secret," Mando-pop star Jay Chou makes a brash departure with "The Rooftop," a raucous '70s action-musical about a group of slackers and their brawling…
Jay-Z is one of pop music's greatest mythmakers, and his most jealously guarded myth is the notion that what he does is effortless. You see this in his insistence on composing rhymes without pen and…
With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
Lively, funny and at times philosophical, Reuben Atlas' debut docu chronicles the rise of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble with great sensitivity.
The 1993 romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle" has been turned into a stage musical that can best be described as pointless in Pasadena.
I love you, I hate you, I’ll kill you. That’s the lurid premise of “Murder Ballad,” the hot and sticky rock opera that made auds sweat when it opened six months ago at Manhattan Theater Club’s studio…