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  • 'Jersey Boys' has been a windfall for all involved

     'Jersey Boys' has been a windfall for all involved
    At the height of their fame, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons churned out a string of hit singles about a rag doll, a girl named Sherry and a particularly memorable night in late December, back in '63. The team behind the stage musical "Jersey Boys"...
  • Broadway Box Office: Tourism, Tonys Keep 'Gentleman's Guide' on the Rise

    It only took eight months, but "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" is finally inching closer to hit-show numbers. After sweating out an entire season of slow to middling sales, producers of "Gentleman's Guide" ($901,366) can celebrate the fact...
  • 'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains

    'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains
    She is the meanest woman ever to get her own plush toy. Maleficent, the wicked fairy from "Sleeping Beauty" who condemns the infant Princess Aurora to die, is the protagonist of a new movie starring Angelina Jolie and an unlikely character to boast...
  • Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In

    Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In
    Southington Drive-In, at 935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, starts a new summer season of fun weekend classic film events with the most iconic summer blockbuster ever: "Jaws" on Saturday, June 7. The drive-in charges $15 per carload, $10 for Southington...
  • 'Sister Act' brings nuns and disco together

    'Sister Act' brings nuns and disco together
    Singing nuns have always proved irresistible. There was the Belgian sensation who made "Dominique" a chart-topper in the 1960s, Today, there's Sister Cristina Scuccia, the Sicilian star of Italian TV and YouTube who belts out Alicia Keys songs, and...
  • CANNES: Salma Hayek's 'The Prophet' is a Passion Project

    Growing up in Mexico, Salma Hayek remembered seeing the "The Prophet," the bestselling book of 26 prose poems by Kahlil Gibran, on her grandfather's nightstand. "I was very close to him," Hayek recalled. "And to me, when I see the cover, I cannot think of...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'The Lion King,' 'Wicked' Lead a Record $1.27 Billion Season

    Broadway musicals "The Lion King" and "Wicked" came within spitting distance of earning $100 million each during the 2013-14 season, which, with the final numbers now in, tallied a record $1,268,881,236 for the entire 52-week frame. That total easily...
  • Broadway sees rise in attendance, box office for 2013-14 season

    Broadway sees rise in attendance, box office for 2013-14 season
    Despite the lack of any new "Book of Mormon"-sized runaway hits, Broadway saw an upswing in attendance and ticket revenue for the 2013-14 season, with the industry reporting $1.27 billion in total revenue, up 11% from last season. The Broadway season,...
  • 'Maleficent' likely to curse 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

    Angelina Jolie's return to the big screen as a fairy-tale villain is likely to break "X-Men's" box-office spell as "Maleficent" hits theaters this weekend. Disney's $180-million attempt to humanize the "Sleeping Beauty" antagonist is expected to gross...
  • Why Theater and the Tonys Still Matter

    People in showbiz love to hand out awards, and love even more to mock them. Of all the biggies (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony), the Antoinette Perry Awards receive the most ribbing, with people rolling their eyes that the contenders are unknown to the...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom: 'Festival of the Lion King' set to return June 1

    Disney's Animal Kingdom: 'Festival of the Lion King' set to return June 1
    "The Festival of the Lion King," a popular show at Disney's Animal Kingdom, is returning to the stage -- and to a new theater -- as of Sunday. The stage show has been dark since early this year. It will return to Animal Kingdom's daily lineup in a new...