| 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 --...
| 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...
| 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 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...