Who says a matinee has to be on a Wednesday afternoon? Well, Broadway does, and has for years. But later this spring, a concerted push to institute a Thursday matinee option will bring the Main Stem…
Phantom Of The Opera
Producers and creatives have aimed to mold the show into a framework that will attract adventurous music types to explore jazz-age standards and dip a toe into Broadway waters.
Stage and touring events may be a big and growing side business for studios, but DreamWorks Animation is looking to generate even more coin from its theatrical biz, with “Shrek the Musical” set to be…
At every performance of musical "The Phantom of the Opera," on Broadway and around the country, the tortured title character rips off his mask to reveal his disfigured face. That deformed mug is the…
John Caird is best known to Broadway and L.A. auds for his staging of "Nicholas Nickleby" and "Les Miserables," but he also helms operas, such as "Tosca," now on display at LA Opera.
Spring breakers weren't just a big deal at SXSW last week - they made a splash on Broadway, too. Vacationing families helped push Main Stem box office high enough that eight shows ended up topping $1…
Long-running tuner "The Phantom of the Opera" will embark on a new North American tour this fall, launching a road production of the re-imagined staging that is currently playing a tour in the U.K.
Legiter Kevin Gray, who billed top roles in "Miss Saigon," "Music of the Night" and "The Phantom of the Opera" and taught at U. of Hartford, died of a heart attack on Feb. 11 in Hartford, Conn. He…
The publicity garnered by "The Phantom of the Opera" over its 10,000th performance a couple of weeks ago may be paying off: The 24-year-old Broadway stalwart saw sales spike in Week 39 (Feb. 20-26)…
"Love Never Dies," Andrew Lloyd Webber's much-hyped sequel to the record-breaking "The Phantom of the Opera," has failed to live up to its title: The London show will shutter Aug. 27 after just 18…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%