| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Idina Menzel and Denzel Washington flexed their box office muscle on Broadway last week, as Menzel topliner "If/Then" and Washington starrer "A Raisin in the Sun" each posted impressive tallies in their initial week on the boards.
The only new musical of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Riding a wave of publicity following her appearance at last week's Oscars ceremony, where her mispronounced name instantly became an Internet meme, Idina Menzel saw robust business at her new Broadway musical, "If/Then," which began performances on...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Sometimes a new Broadway musical makes a social media push with Twitter and Facebook and Instagram -- and sometimes it does it with a real-world, hand-delivered bottle of poison.
Well, faux poison, a.k.a. green Kool Aid, in vials (pictured, above) sent...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:52 AM
“High Fidelity”: The musical has a high pedigree. The book is by Pulitzer Prize-winning David Lindsay-Abaire (“Shrek the Musical”) and based on the novel by Nick Hornby. The lyrics are from Broadway favorite Amanda Green (“...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Boca Raton’s Slow Burn Theatre does a credible job with “High Fidelity the Musical,” giving the show an injection of youthful bounce and vibrant vocals.
And the six-member band adds some flash to the score by Tom Kitt (“Next to...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:06 PM
An anniversary qualifies as a good time to throw yourself a party. That's what the Red Branch Theatre Company is doing to mark its fifth season. Its two-night cabaret program on Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16, is a chance for the Columbia-based...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Alice Ripley, who won a Tony Award for her performance of the bi-polar mother in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, "Next to Normal," is cast in the upcoming production of Bruce Norris' "Clybourne Park" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The previously announced La Jolla Playhouse-Kennedy Center production of the 1997 musical "Side Show" will open in La Jolla on Nov. 5 in a reimagined form that will be directed by screenwriter and director Bill Condon ("Dreamgirls").
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Broadway in Chicago held its annual summer concert on Monday, packing Millennium Park despite crummy weather. The massive crowd suggested that if there is one thing Chicagoans like more than Broadway shows, it's the chance to see bits of Broadway shows...
| Aug 9, 2013
EUSTIS — Members of the Greater Orlando Actors Theatre, or G. O. A. T., brought their production of "Next to Normal" to the historic State Theatre almost a year and a half ago and filled the seats.
Bay Street Players creative consultant Joel...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Here in the dog days of August — actually, they are pretty nice this year — people are supposed to be too busy chillin' to go to the theater. Traditionally, the fall theater season in Chicago does not really fire up until late September or...