ABC is developing a contemporary take on “The Phantom of the Opera” shepherded by “Desperate Housewives” creator Marc Cherry. The ABC Studios project is described as a drama with musical elements —…
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Disney's "The Lion King" has claimed a new crown: Top box office title in any medium. The Associated Press did the math and discovered the 17-year-old stage musical, which on Broadway has undergone…
As it upgrades its production facilities and expands its theme park, Universal Studios is planning to demolish Stage 28, one of the oldest on the lot, while preserving a 90-year-old set housed in the…
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…
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.