But I really want to direct, goes the common refrain in Hollywood. And these days on Broadway too. Jeffrey Seller, one of the producers behind "Rent," "Avenue Q" and "In the Heights," stirred up a…
Film producer Bert Schneider, a force behind such notable films from the late 1960s and '70s as "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces," "The Last Picture Show" and "Days of Heaven" and brought "The…
When a mentally unstable mathematician from Berlin ends up homeless, he befriends a similarly vulnerable young Ukrainian boy to find solace in nature in "Hut in the Woods," helmer Hans Weingartner's…
Whoopi Goldberg looms large over the new musical comedy "Sister Act," and that's part of the problem.
The stage version of "Sister Act" has confirmed its Broadway ambitions, with the musical laying the groundwork for a spring 2011 opening.
In conjunction with the Southern California Festival of New American Musicals, the team of Glen Roven and Jerome Kass have conjured up an earnest if simplistic retelling of Noah's biblical plight…
F. Scott Fitzgerald obviously wasn't thinking of Peter Schneider when he wrote that there are no second acts in America. After leaving his Disney prexy job in 2001, Schneider has refashioned himself…
Jerry Bruckheimer and his team thought they were on their way to making a mega-budgeted World War II saga called "Pearl Harbor" in 2000 when the man who approved the project, Walt Disney Studios…
Peter Schneider, former chairman of Walt Disney Studios and head of Disney Animation, guided "The Lion King," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Aida" to Broadway. Before he left Disney in 2001, his…
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