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  • Broadway Box Office: 'Les Miserables,' 'Aladdin' Muscle Onto the Scene

    "Les Miserables" stormed back to Broadway and "Aladdin" made a little box office magic of its own last week, with the two big-name tuners beginning previews in a seven-day frame that saw overall Main Stem sales decline. Curiosity often drives B.O. at a...
  • 'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula

    'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula
    The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
  • Broadway Box Office: Tackled by the Super Bowl

    The prophets of doom turned out to be right last week, as the Super Bowl took a supersized bite out of Broadway sales that were already weakened by the annual January slowdown. Box office slid some 13%, or $2.4 million, to $16.7 million for 26 shows on...
  • Ty Burrell, Rob Minkoff Travel Way Back for 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' Premiere

    Just before yet another snowstorm hit New York, Dreamworks Animation and 20th Century Fox snuck in a kid friendly, 3D premiere of "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" on Feb. 9. As was the case with the 1960s cartoon, wackiness abounds as the genius dog, voiced...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Cinderella' Rises, But Not Royally, with Carly Rae Jepsen

    Producers of Broadway's "Cinderella" are glad they called her, maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen, who joined the cast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Feb. 4 alongside Fran Drescher, helped drive up the show's box office by 25% vs. the prior week. Of course,...
  • Cruel summer for Warner Bros. Chase Carey signs new deal at Fox.

    Cruel summer for Warner Bros. Chase Carey signs new deal at Fox.
    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...
  • New Video & Photos: Harambe Nights debuts at Disney's Animal Kingdom

    New Video & Photos: Harambe Nights debuts at Disney's Animal Kingdom
    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...
  • Disney stretches day, and spending, with evening food events

    Disney stretches day, and spending, with evening food events
    The way to Disney World visitors' hearts may be through their stomachs. Not coincidentally, that also may be a route to their pocketbooks. The resort is introducing a number of food-driven entertainment options that encourage guests to linger at theme...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • '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...