To bill "The Producers" as "A New Mel Brooks Musical," as the Hollywood Bowl did this weekend, was quite a stretch.
Audaciously co-opts "The Music Man" to serve a serious-minded parable about personal spirituality.
Show reveals itself to be what Eyen and Krieger's tuner always has been: top-drawer Broadway.
Reproducing Mel Brooks' still-running Broadway smash so literally you can practically see the proscenium arch, new pic is undeniably stagy, even clunky, and its commercial fate rests on whether auds…
The list of choreographers equally at home at the ballet barre and on the Broadway stage is not lengthy. Put Jerome Robbins at the top, and George Balanchine just underneath -- with an asterisk…
All-Canuck cast, selected by helmer-choreographer Susan Stroman, is -- with a few exceptions -- a highly talented bunch who fill their roles as well as any of their Broadway or touring predecessors…
Hugh Jackman makes it all look easy. Onstage as on film, he exudes warmth and a friendly sexuality. He sings like a dream, too, and dances with a carefree exuberance. Jackman is giving a vital and…
Mel Brooks' "The Producers" is transformed from the star showcase it was on the Great White Way to a wild 'n' wacky ensemble piece. Jason Alexander isn't about to command the stage the way Nathan…
A major producer who had no money in "Hairspray" exited the show's opening-night performance last August and remarked enthusiastically, "We saw Robin Wagner's sets for the last 10 years. Now we'll be…
It's possible to have two separate, though in no way contradictory, responses to "Saturday Night Fever," the stage musical of the movie of the New York magazine story that seems to have been mounted…
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