| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:36 AM
For many James Earl Jones is best known as that distinctive voice of Darth Vader in "Star Wars," Mufasa in Disney's "The Lion King" or as the older version of author Alex Haley in the television mini-series "Roots: The Next Generations."
But the veteran...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The star-driven Broadway play took its latest step last week into the big box office territory of splashy musicals, with the final frame of Bryan Cranston starrer "All the Way" breaking the record, by a hefty margin, for the highest single-week tally ever...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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"...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:25 AM
After the coffee. Before hoping Dunkin' Donuts steers clear of my area.
The Skinny: I know I'm the only one who dreads the arrival of Dunkin' Donuts, but if you saw your New York neighborhood overrun with franchises (three stores between 95th Street and...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The much-anticipated Harambe Nights --an after-hours dinner, show and street party featuring a 20th-anniversary, live-performance retrospective on "The Lion King"-- debuted this past weekend at Disney's Animal Kingdom, June 7, 2014. (Joe Burbank/Orlando...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Disney on Ice show designers have created magical worlds from the Little Mermaid's underwater home to the African savannas of "The Lion King."
But Steve Bass, working on his first ice show, hit the scenic jackpot: The veteran designer is creating the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The "Frozen" faithful — and the box-office receipts show there are plenty of them — will find an awful lot to like about Feld Entertainment's latest Disney on Ice show.
On the other hand, those unfamiliar with the 2013 Disney film, which...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:43 AM
To play King Lear is to confront the possibility of being unloved and ill-used in your dementia-ridden old age. To play Ebenezer Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol" is to stare into your own grave in front of a family audience. Many have played the lead in...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Good news for those who were having trouble finding seats in their price range for "Disney on Ice presents Frozen": The ice show, which debuts in Orlando on Thursday, Sept. 4, has released new blocks of seats for all shows starting in the $20 range....