| 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 29, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Karen Mason and Mark Jacoby will head the six-member cast of a new musical show, “Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook” which will be receiving a workshop production at Goodspeed Musical’s Norma Terris Theatre in Chester.
The show features...
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, better known as Sting, will tryout his new Broadway musical in Chicago this June, confirming previously published expectations. "The Last Ship," as the show is known, will be drawn from the singer's childhood experiences in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Take a look at Broadway's 2013-14 slate, and one thing's clear: Spring 2014 sure is crowded with notable new musicals. "Rocky," "Aladdin," "The Bridges of Madison County," "Bullets Over Broadway," "If/Then," "Beautiful" -- the list is long enough that...
| Aug 24, 2013
There really is no better moment for a production of "Next to Normal," the gorgeous, Pulitzer Prize-winning 2009 Broadway musical by Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt, than the end of August, when families confront the sudden end of the only months of the year...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:48 AM
The Broadway and Chicago actress Susie McMonagle is to star in the upcoming Drury Lane Theatre production of "Next to Normal," the theater has announced.
McMonagle will play the role of the mother Diana, first performed by Alice Ripley. She'll be...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Sting is preparing an album of original material for release later this year, his first since "Sacred Love" in 2003.
The rocker's publicist told the New York Times that the album, to be titled "The Last Ship," will be out Sept. 24 and will consist in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Sting returns to his roots for "The Last Ship," a new musical based on the singer-songwriter’s childhood, with an eye toward Broadway.
The show, set in a struggling English shipyard in the 1980s, also has spawned an album of the same name -- his...