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Broadway Theater

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  • Exit, Mr Goodspeed: Floods, Flops and Tonys, Michael Price Saw It All

    Exit, Mr Goodspeed: Floods, Flops and Tonys, Michael Price Saw It All
    Exit, Mr. Goodspeed It's going to be strange not to see Michael Price in his office tucked away off the cozy lobby of the Goodspeed Opera House, sitting in his barber chair, holding court with guests during intermission. Or stationed at the bottom of...
  • 'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play

    'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play
    The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
  • New theater company plans musicals of hope, tolerance

    New theater company plans musicals of hope, tolerance
    A new theater company in town has announced its first season, which includes the short-lived Broadway musical "Parade." Although the show won 1999 Tony Awards for best book and best original score, it ran less than three months on Broadway. Daystar...
  • Lythgoe Family Productions betting on panto

    Lythgoe Family Productions betting on panto
    Kris Lythgoe — whose father is "American Idol" and “So You Think You Can Dance” producer, Nigel Lythgoe — and his wife, Becky, have a flair for theatrics. The couple staged a murder mystery-themed wedding last April and they're...
  • Where is the love? Hit show 'Passing Strange' still hasn't played L.A.

    Where is the love? Hit show 'Passing Strange' still hasn't played L.A.
    “Hey, Mr. L.A., I know a place that you can stay.” Thus begins┬áthe hypnotic number “Keys” from “Passing Strange,” the critically acclaimed 2008 Broadway musical by Stew and Heidi Rodewald (created in collaboration...
  • Garry Marshall Goes Off Broadway to Direct Hollywood Comedy

    Garry Marshall will return to Off Broadway for the first time in 20 years for the New York bow of "Billy and Ray," the Hollywood comedy that will open this fall at New York's Vineyard Theater. Last year Marshall helmed the world premiere of Mike...
  • Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts

    Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts
    A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell --...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Carnival is rockin' the boat with shipboard concerts

    Carnival is rockin' the boat with shipboard concerts
    The cluster of fans crowding the stage on the Carnival Ecstasy didn't exactly constitute a mosh pit well-behaved, with no body slamming, just clapping, shoulder-shimmying and a little restrained fist-pumping when Olivia-Newton John broke into "Physical."...
  • Neil Patrick Harris May Join 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

    Neil Patrick Harris' wish to appear in "American Horror Story: Freak Show" is co-creator Ryan Murphy's command. Harris told EW Radio that he penned a letter to Murphy asking to be on the new season of the FX series. "I wrote a letter to Ryan asking...
  • Simplicity supplies emotional eloquence to pub musical 'Once'

     Simplicity supplies emotional eloquence to pub musical 'Once'
    At last, a Broadway show that doesn't feel the need to conk its audience over the head with hollow flash and empty dazzle. "Once," the Tony-winning musical based on John Carney's 2006 indie film, honors its source by staying true to its folksy lyricism....