| Dec 22, 2009
| 10:58 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Bebe Neuwirth was born in Princeton, N.J., on this date in 1958. This birthday gal is most easily recognized for her role as Lilith, both on the series "Cheers" and "Frasier." She also appeared on episodes of "Bored to Death" and...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 7:24 AM
Fred Dryer and Julia Duffy auditioned for the parts of Sam and Diane. Both were later guest-stars.
The series was originally to have been set in Barstow, California, and Sam Malone was to originally to have been a retired...
| Apr 5, 2010
This week on Broadway, one revival opened, another one closed and a new musical is in the wings.
Ken Ludwig's comedy "Lend me a Tenor," which opened Sunday at the Music Box theater, is back on Broadway for the first time in two decades, packing lots of...
| Sep 25, 2009
Fame, the original "high school musical," earns a sometimes toe-tapping remake that borrows scenes, situations and character "types" from its 1980 original. But in filtering that gritty, edgy drama about the true costs of pursuing a life in the performing...
| Sep 24, 2009
The classes in "Fame" include acting, singing and dancing. What the movie really needed is a class in screenwriting. This film has premises -- the schoolrooms, stages and cafeteria of the Professional Performing Arts School in Hell's Kitchen, New York --...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:15 AM
"The Addams Family" didn't exactly take Broadway by storm when it opened last year. Though Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth gave the $16 million show (which Hartford's Bushnell was an investing partner) some box office oomph when it opened, audeinces...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:13 AM
It's been a long and hard — not to mention spooky and ooky — road to get "The Addams Family"musical first to Broadway and then on tour. The national road company opens its one-week run Tuesday at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:07 PM
"The Addams Family" seemed to have everything going for it when the musical opened on Broadway two years ago: a book by the creators of the mega-hit "Jersey Boys"; two exceedingly popular stars, Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth; and a title known to...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:37 PM
As autumn turns the Manhattan air crisp and cool, Broadway is gearing up for another season. In the 2012-2013 lineup are new plays, star-driven revivals, lavish musicals and shows inspired by movies, books, TV shows and one very well-known comic strip....