The autumn back-to-school slump hit Broadway hard last week, with overall box office totals falling like leaves — and superhero tuner "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" emerging as the production with…
The Music Man
Murray Gershenz, who was most famous for his role as the elderly Felix in “The Hangover,” died of a heart attack August 28 in Hollywood. He was 91. After starting his acting career at the age of 80…
Freed at last from the show's long-running legal dramas, producers can finally get moving on potential incarnations across the country and around the globe.
After a long stretch without any high-profile actor injuries, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is grappling once again with issues of actor safety in a high-tech stage production: A performance of the…
This season's Tony-nommed musicals took various routes to Broadway. Here's how a few producers recall that often arduous trek to the bigtime.
The producers of “Flashdance the Musical” have “postponed” their plans to bring the show to Broadway this summer. The new tuner, based on the Adrian Lyne-helmed pic, opened in January in Pittsburgh…
New musical "Big Fish" has a high-class problem. In the six months between the end of this Chicago tryout and its Broadway launch in September, creatives need to resist tampering too much with…
You've known them for years, maybe all your life: the great comicbook movie and TV themes. John Williams' soaring brass flourishes for Superman, Danny Elfman's brooding Gothic fanfare for Batman…
Austin — For auds and buyers searching for the next "Sugar Man," there's no better place for one-stop shopping than the SXSW Film Festival, which intersects with its sister music fest midweek and…
When it came to scoring "The Bible," creators Mark Burnett and Roma Downey went straight to the source for epic music, tapping Hans Zimmer to spearhead the score for the History mini.
Taking over a leadership role at a record company will never be a drama-free proposition, but the path of succession followed by new Disney Music Group topper Ken Bunt has thus far been so smooth, it…
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