It seems like Marc Shaiman never stops. While he tinkers with the mix of the bigscreen adaptation of his smash Broadway musical "Hairspray" (opening July 20), he's also composing the score for the…
The world premiere of period musical "Marguerite" will crown the first season of three productions from the newly created Theater Royal Haymarket Company, under the direction of Jonathan Kent.
The history of Broadway musicals on film is often unhappy. (John Huston's "Annie," anyone?) Even when the creative teams responsible have been involved in their adaptation -- the Rodgers and…
Even in a world of strange births, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's musical adaptation of "Catch Me if You Can," the Steven Spielberg-helmed, Leonardo DiCaprio vehicle, had a serendipitous beginning.
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Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" self-consciously invites comparison to classics like "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" And to its immense credit, it doesn't…
"The Front Page" is remembered fondly (perhaps most of all by swooning print critics) for its wiseguy characters, snappy dialogue and cynical salute to a bygone journalistic era of jaded writers…
Former 'N Sync band member Lance Bass and "Grease: You're the One that I Want" runner-up Ashley Spencer will join the cast of "Hairspray" on Broadway this summer.
"The/King/Operetta" owes much to recent musical successes like "Spring Awakening" -- its electric guitar-heavy funk is wailed into stand-up mikes by young actors in coats and ties -- but there's…
Jonathan Pryce will star alongside Aidan Gillen in the West End revival of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross." The production, helmed by James Macdonald, is produced by Mark Rubinstein, Ron Kastner…