| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The coming week looks like it will be an extremely busy one for actress Idina Menzel.
The "Wicked" and "Rent" veteran is scheduled to sing "Let It Go" from the Disney animated movie "Frozen" on Sunday at the Oscar ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
John Travolta memorably mangled Idina Menzel's name during the Oscars on March 3 and that may have been rough for Menzel right before she belted out the hit tune from Disney's "Frozen." But in the silver lining department, it could actually be a good...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"The Last Ship," the new musical with songs by Sting, has booked Broadway passage to the Neil Simon Theater, where the show will launch previews this fall.
Casting also has been confirmed, with Michael Esper leading an ensemble that also includes Aaron...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:07 AM
If such golden oldies as "Maniac," "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" and, of course, "Flashdance… What a Feeling" still run through your head, there's a show heading to Baltimore ready to scoop you up in a wave of feel-good nostalgia.
Those songs played...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 10:03 AM
“Wicked” pone al Mago de Oz al descubierto.
Un niño muy querido.
Discriminación racial (contra los de piel verde).
Abuso emocional (Bullying).
Respeto a los animales.
| Feb 24, 2013
Tom Kitt remembers seeing punk-pop group Green Day for the first time. He was a student at New York's Columbia University in the '90s and saw them in concert on MTV.
"I just knew they were special," he says over a lunch interview in Manhattan recently....