| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Casting for “Amazing Grace,” the new musical set to begin performances at the Bank of America Theatre on October 9, was announced on Wednesday. The show features music and lyrics by Christopher Smith with a book by Smith and Arthur Giron. It...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Whitefire Theatre's Solofest 2014 gets underway, a struggling composer encounters "The Ghost of Gershwin" at Lonny Chapman Theatre, and Vanessa Bell Calloway delivers "Letters from Zola" at Pasadena Playhouse.
Turning Thirty Lisa Phillips Visca’...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Orlando's brand-new performing-arts center will present an old favorite — enduring musical "The Phantom of the Opera" — as its first touring Broadway show.
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which will open downtown this...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Tony topppers “Kinky Boots,” “Pippin” and “Once” are the highlights of the 2014-15 Broadway season at Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
The announcement to subscribers and group sales leaders...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Broadway-aimed revival of "Can-Can" and the world premiere of the musical version of 1998 Cinderella redux "Ever After" are among the titles on the 2014-15 slate at the Paper Mill Playhouse, the Milburn, N.J., nonprofit that recently yielded current...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:12 AM
New Haven's Shubert Theater landed a major touring musical to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
The family friendly show, "Matilda," will launch its tour at the end of the theater's 2014-15 season, opening in May 2015 following a six-week period of...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The next “Broadway in Miami” season has hot hit show “The Book of Mormon” and the South Florida premiere of “Disney’s Newsies.”
The spate of musicals, brought into the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The new daily parade at Magic Kingdom has debuted, and it's stocked with dozens of Disney characters and a set of new detailed floats. Here are five thoughts we had while watching the parade come down Main Street.
1. "Wow, this thing is moving right...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:29 AM
"Amazing Grace," a new musical about the composer of the hymn of that name, will bow officially this fall in Chicago with performances from Oct. 9 through Nov. 2 at the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St.
With music and lyrics by Christopher Smith...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Nearly ten years after his last Broadway stint, Billy Crystal's status as a box office powerhouse remains undiminished: His solo outing "700 Sundays" raked in more than $1 million in its first six previews.
The strong start for "700 Sundays" ($1,147,436)...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Disney Theatrical Prods. has embarked on a stage adaptation of "The Princess Bride" in a deal shepherded by Alan Horn.
With no creative team yet attached, it's not yet been decided whether the developing show will be a play or a musical. Either way the...