The Mark Taper Forum at L.A.'s Center Theater Group has lined up its 2014 season with a couple of world preems that legiters in Gotham and beyond will likely keep an eye on. Among the titles on the…
Shrek: The Musical
Following in the footsteps of movies-turned-musicals such as "Kinky Boots" and "Billy Elliot," an adaptation of the 2001 French film "Amelie" is aimed at Broadway. Dan Messe of the Brooklyn-based…
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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the Digital Entertainment Group, the industry organization overseeing the growth of DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet. Promotion comes as the DEG is kicking…
For Zachary Levi, the musical “First Date” is indeed his first date — with Broadway. So he’s been getting acquainted. “I didn’t even know what previews were when I signed on to this,” he said at the…
Drama has never been central to "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Roald Dahl's story and the two so-so movie versions used vivid prose or super-saturated-color visuals to disguise the lack of…
The New York transfer of U.K. musical “Matilda” opened April 11 at Broadway’s Shubert Theater. The following is David Benedict’s review (Daily Variety, Dec. 13, 2010) of the London production, with…
"It's different here." So says the sign on the wall in the London office for DreamWorks Theatrical and Neal Street Prods.' latest staging of "Shrek the Musical."
Targets an audience that was likely born either right around the time of Shrek's film premiere.
"Shrek the Musical," the first legit outing from DreamWorks Theatricals, will shutter Jan. 3 after a little more than a year on the boards.
"Billy Elliot" and "Shrek the Musical" top the 2009 list of nominations for the Outer Critics Circle Awards, with either tuner nabbing 10 noms each.