| 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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Amazing Grace," the new musical that's been seen in Gotham in a couple of industry presentations, has locked in a world premiere production as part of the Broadway in Chicago programming at the Windy City's Bank of America Theater this fall.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:54 PM
David Hyde Pierce played one of the title characters in Christopher Durang's acclaimed play "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" when it debuted in 2012. The "Frasier" actor will return to the play for its Los Angeles premiere early next year at the Mark...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"The Lion King" roars back into the Pantages, the musical "In the Heights" lands in Boyle Heights, and the Grinch is up to his old tricks at San Diego's Old Globe.
A Family Affair Staged reading of an adaptation of Alexander Ostrovsky’s classic...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The Palace Theater in Waterbury has a touring coup.
The national tour of the hit and family-centric musical “Newsies” will play the Connecticut theater in October. Specific dates have not been finalized. The engagement is prior to the show&...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Last weekend's Orlando auditions for the Disney's "Newsies" garnered quite a bit of interest. The show, which will be part of the touring Broadway season at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, was seeking male dancers. A spokeswoman for...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Executive producer Frank Rich says Stephen Sondheim made just one demand before he gave his blessing to the film “Six by Sondheim,” which premieres Monday night at 9 on HBO.
“Just don’t do the same old, same old,” Rich...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Douglas Lyons, a BFA musical theater grad of The Hartt School at the University of Hartford who went on to be in the cast of Broadway's "The Book of Mormon" and now "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," has a new CD out.
The New Haven native is...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:46 AM
The "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade," which aired Wednesday on ABC, is always more than just a promenade down two sets of Main Streets. The company uses that two hours of airtime to sprinkle its newest attributes amid princesses and musical numbers....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Disney Theatrical Prods. keeps loading more onto its plate, setting the creative team and West End theater for the upcoming premiere of its co-production of "Shakespeare in Love" plus a tour of current Broadway title "Newsies" set to hit the road next...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Disney Theatrical Productions will host open call auditions for male dancers for the Broadway and North American touring productions of Disney's "Newsies." This audition, held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport on Friday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m., is an...