| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The recent Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" starring James Franco received mixed to negative reviews from critics but nonetheless proved to be a box-office success, recouping its $3.8-million initial investment.
In November, Franco...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A new cold front is approaching in the form of "Frozen Fever," a Disney animated short that will reunite the characters and creators of the blockbuster musical film "Frozen."
Directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck and set for release in spring 2015,...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:03 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide on Monday at the age of 63, was an actor of prodigious comic gifts both on stage as a stand-up comedian and on-screen as an actor. What many of his fans may not know or remember is that behind his hyper...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As the box office numbers roll in this summer, the media is asking the usual rude questions: Who is really responsible for the hits and misses? How big will be the profits and losses?
These are valid questions, except for the fact that they only lead...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Disney is developing a live action "Dumbo," based on the animated classic of 1941.
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" scribe Ehren Kruger is writing the script that will build a family tale around the circus elephant who is ridiculed for his enormous ears...
| Jul 9, 2014
"You learn to be your best self by sometimes being your worst self."
Who said that first?
As far as I know, I did, and I said it for the first time Tuesday, the day I decided to run a little experiment in misattribution in the quote-happy land of...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:51 AM
When she was 4, Doris Pilkington Garimara was uprooted from her home in western Australia and sent to a camp for "half-caste" aboriginals, where she grew up believing she had been abandoned and forgotten by her mother.
Decades passed before she...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:07 AM
The Tonys will have a major burst of star power this year.
Clint Eastwood, Carole King and Bradley Cooper are among the presenters at the June 8 ceremony that honors Broadway's best. The three-hour telecast starts at 8 p.m. on CBS.
| May 29, 2014
| 7:09 AM
CBS will give you Neil Patrick Harris as you've never seen him. The star of "How I Met Your Mother" will perform his Tony-nominated role in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" at the Broadway awards show on the network.
In "Hedwig," Harris plays an East...