| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:32 AM
According to director Adam Shankman, Rock of Ages’ journey from stage to screen got its start when he found himself swept up by the crowd’s enthusiasm for the stage version. “The audience was having the best time I’d ever seen at a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:35 AM
When Julianne Hough arrived in Los Angeles at 18 after leaving her devout Mormon family behind in Utah, she quickly realized she was a novelty in Hollywood.
“People were really curious about why I didn’t drink,” she recalled,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Adam Shankman approaches causes important to him with a certain sense of humor.
The choreographer-turned-director, who was at the helm of the recent "Hairspray" and "Rock of Ages," has long been an HIV/AIDS activist and an advocate for "all areas of...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:22 PM
The Tonys live...
8:22 p.m.: "Kinky Boots" was named best new musical, bringing its awards haul to six, the most of any production at the 67th annual Tony Awards. The musical, based on the 2005 British movie about a drag queen who saves a shoe factory,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Musical theater returns to the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford -- at least for one night -- when a touring production of "Rock of Ages' plays April 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 to $65.
Set in 1987, the five-time Tony nominated musical features...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:07 AM
If such golden oldies as "Maniac," "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" and, of course, "Flashdance… What a Feeling" still run through your head, there's a show heading to Baltimore ready to scoop you up in a wave of feel-good nostalgia.
Those songs played...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Universal City with a preview of "GRINCHMAS" with The Grinch, his faithful dog, Max, tons of fresh snow, and nightly celebrity readings as part of the vibrant "Whobilation" tree celebrity lighting celebrations at Universal...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Legally Blonde" is headed for the high seas.
Norwegian Cruise Lines will bring the Tony-nominated Broadway musical on board its Getaway, a 4,028-passenger ship set to debut in January 2014.
And "Blonde" isn't the only musical to sail.
| May 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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"Flashdance the Musical" has its way over "Flashdance" the movie in at least one critical regard: The show's plucky heroine — as you'll recall: welder by day! nonstripping stripper by night!...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Even the most oblivious of moviegoers will be well aware of "Oblivion" this weekend, as the Tom Cruise flick is set to claim No. 1 at the box office.
The "Mission: Impossible" actor's latest film, the only picture debuting nationwide this weekend, is...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 8:51 AM
After suffering a couple of box-office disappointments, Tom Cruise posted his first No. 1 film opening in years at the multiplex this weekend.
The 50-year-old's science fiction flick "Oblivion" was the only new movie to hit theaters this weekend and...