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  • 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' Heads Back to Broadway

    The 1978 musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" will get its first Broadway revival next year in a new staging directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford (pictured above). Few details have been set for the upcoming production, other than a timeline...
  • They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams

    They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams
    Heaven has no gates, only a small wooden sign draped by a cluster of corn on the side of a narrow and winding farm road. Heaven is easily attained, just make a left turn at the sign and rumble over a stretch of gravel to a simple clearing below a...
  • Angela Lansbury Takes 'Blithe Spirit' on the Road

    Angela Lansbury will return to the role that won her a Tony in "Blithe Spirit," leading the cast of a North American tour that launches in December. Lansbury, just feted at an American Theater Wing gala last night, first played the batty psychic,...
  • Angela Lansbury Jokes and Forgets Her Age at American Theatre Wing Gala

    Angela Lansbury, the 88 year-old star of over 80 films, countless Broadway plays, and fixture of primetime TV for a dozen years as Jessica "Murder She Wrote" Fletcher, was honored by her closest friends in the theater community Monday night, at the...
  • John Stamos Comedy Lands Put Pilot at Fox

    Fox wants to bring John Stamos into the family. The network has given a put pilot order to an untitled project starring Stamos as a longtime bachelor whose life is upended when he discovers he's a father and a grandfather. Danny Chun, an alum of "The...
  • More memories of Joan Rivers...Broadway and charitable doings around town... 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' -- Thoroughly BAD movie!

    "Most of the media industry's problems can be boiled down to simple math -- or is it physics? Whichever it is, it's not good. "On one axis, we can plot the dynamic force of advertising rates, cratering toward ground level. On the other, we see the...
  • Broadway Box Office: A Mild Labor Day Slump as 'Play' Hits Top 10

    The week after Labor Day is always a tough one on Broadway. But although this year did see some sales slippage, the falloff looks a lot less dire than it would have five or 10 years ago, as seven shows topped the $1 million mark last week including new...
  • Cher: 'Dressed to Kill' and eternal

    "I'M SO the phoenix!" That's what the one and only and eternal Cher tells AARP magazine this month. The star, who will return to New York with her "Dressed to Kill" concert later this month, tells writer Alanna Nash: "I'm not a confident person, and I'm...
  • Broadway for fall 2014: 'Last Ship' and a boatload of big names

    Broadway for fall 2014: 'Last Ship' and a boatload of big names
    Few longtime observers consider 2013-14 a vintage year for Broadway. So weak was the overall slate that most of the new offerings were outsold by longer-lived shows from previous seasons. When it came to serious new musicals with original scores, the...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'It's Only a Play' Gets Boffo Start with Broderick and Lane

    Star-heavy Broadway comedy "It's Only a Play" went from zero to 60 last week, launching out of the gate with a strong tally in a week that saw overall Main Stem sales hold steady ahead of the annual back-to-school drop. A critical mass of well-known...
  • Academy Unveils 2014 Governors Awards Recipients

    Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki, and Maureen O'Hara will receive Governors Awards at the Academy's sixth annual ceremony, Nov. 8 at Hollywood & Highland. Belafonte will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award while Carriere,...