| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Since her Tony Award-winning turn as Elphaba in the blockbuster musical "Wicked," Idina Menzel has spent most of her time away from Broadway. The actress has guest-starred on "Glee," played a supporting role in the movie "Enchanted" and appeared live in...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Cathy Rigby, the former Olympic gymnast turned stage actress, is being sued for millions of dollars by a composer who claims that he hasn't been properly paid for his work on a production of "Peter Pan" that her company presented at the La Mirada...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Fans can soon get more of "Magic Mike": The unlikely hit stripper film staring Channing Tatum and inspired by the actor's life is Broadway bound.
"Magic Mike, the Musical" is headed to Broadway, Tatum has confirmed via Twitter. No word on if Tatum...
| 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 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...
| 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...