| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:00 PM
"Kinky Boots, the Musical," which featured a Cyndi Lauper score and book by Harvey Fierstein, was named best musical at the 67th Tony Awards, presented Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall.
Based on the little-seen 2005 British comedy of the same name,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — Neil Patrick Harris did a quick dance spin on the Radio City Music Hall stage, stopped to talk choreography with Diane Paulus, director of the nominated musical "Pippin," then bounded down the steps, where a Tony Awards writer was waiting...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:50 AM
The billionaire's club has a new member who walks on all fours and sports a handsome mane.
The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that its North America touring productions of "The Lion King" have reached the $1-billion mark in box-office receipts,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"The Book of Mormon" has added five more weeks to its return engagement to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. A touring Broadway production of the hit musical from the creators of "South Park" is scheduled to run at the Pantages from Jan. 21 to March 16....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
One of Hollywood's most famous landmark buildings is looking for a name change.
The historic Pantages Theatre -- which has served as a movie palace, hosted the Academy Awards and is now a plush venue for touring Broadway shows including "The Book of...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The new year brings with it much anticipation as big events crowd the Central Florida arts scene.
The biggest news will be the opening of the long-awaited downtown Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in late fall.
| Dec 27, 2013
It's the final column of 2013. So, happy New Year! And here are 10 moments from the Chicago theater — the inspired, the unusual and the I-can't-believe-they-just-did-that — that I'll be remembering for years to come.
1. The umbilical cord...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — The revival of "The Glass Menagerie" that has Broadway abuzz boasts two-time Tony winner Cherry Jones in the role of the Southern gothic matriarch Amanda Wingfield, among the greatest parts in the repertoire for a mature actress. But this...
| Nov 22, 2013
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, for "Once," winner of eight Tony Awards including best musical. The touring show will play at Orlando's Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre from Jan. 28 through Feb. 2.
"Once" has a raft of major awards under...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Here's something that doesn't happen often in a musical climate overrun with less hearty breeds. A God's honest arena rock band, Pearl Jam, gigging a sold-out concert in an actual arena and illustrating the ways in which a perfectly healthy beast can...
| Nov 25, 2013
Emily Schwartz, one of Chicago's most interesting and imaginative young writers, has written a full-blown musical, one of those fractured, wry, hipster, suitable-for-everyone fairy tales that lands somewhere among "The Princess Bride," "Peter and the...