| May 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Asia Argento is at Cannes with "Misunderstood," the third feature directed by the Italian multi-hyphenate, and one of two works by women directors representing Italy in the fest's official selection. The film screens today, May 22, in Un Certain Regard....
| May 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What do want from a musical... the music? If so, Cameron Mackintosh's hotly anticipated revival of "Miss Saigon" is home free. In the title role, Eva Noblezada makes an astonishing stage debut. At 18, she has poise, power and a superb voice throughout a...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Cameron Mackintosh, the U.K. stage producer behind global megahits including "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Les Miserables," has pacted to purchase the West End's Victoria Palace and the Ambassadors Theaters, bringing his theater group's roster of London...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:45 AM
The strange journey of Dorothy, courtesy of a tornado, from Kansas to Oz was so indelibly committed to celluloid in 1939 that it might seem unnecessary — even a little sacrilegious — to transform the MGM classic into a stage show.
| May 7, 2014
| 2:02 PM
In the devoted relationship between the men of singing group Il Divo and their fans, Lea Salonga is the other woman.
Salonga took London by storm in 1989, then conquered Broadway two years later, as the original star of "Miss Saigon." She's joining Il...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A little more than halfway through "Violet," the musical revival that recently opened on Broadway, the show's central characters gather in a Memphis dance hall. The band, playing directly behind the actors, starts thumping, and people start boogieing....
| May 12, 2014
| 9:43 PM
Marrying pop quartet Il Divo with musical theater was an idea made in over-the-top heaven. Musical theater, of course, is a genre that wears its heart on its sleeve. And the four gents of Il Divo never met a song they couldn't sing the subtlety out of....
| May 13, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Compared with many other Hollywood A-listers, Hugh Jackman is an old China hand. The Aussie actor has had a string of hits on the mainland in recent years, including "Real Steel," "Les Miserables" and "Wolverine." And Uncle Wolf — as Jackman is...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Some things old and some things new dominated the Broadway box office charts last week, as "Aladdin" and "Beautiful," two of the strongest spring openers, muscled past last year's hits to nestle in the Top 10 right behind perennial juggernauts "The Lion...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats."
The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Nine lives indeed. As Andrew Lloyd Weber prepares to bring his hit 1980s musical "Cats" back to London's West End for a limited run beginning in December, the composer is also hinting at the possibility of a feline film adaptation.
According to Reuters,...