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  • Why Disney's Marketing Campaign Doesn't Do 'Frozen' Justice

    Before I saw "Frozen," Disney's altogether splendid new animated feature, I couldn't remember the last time I'd emerged from such a movie actually humming the soundtrack. Forced to guess, I'd say it was 15 years ago with "Mulan," a modest charmer whose...
  • Reel Critics: Easy to warm up to 'Frozen'

    Reel Critics: Easy to warm up to 'Frozen'
    With "Frozen," not since "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King" have I been so impressed with a musical Disney movie. This reworking of "The Snow Queen" fairy tale features dazzling animation, grounded characters and a sparkling array of original...
  • 'Sound of Music Live!' a ratings hit for NBC, but critics not so kind

    Right now Bob Greenblatt is adding "live TV musicals" to his list of favorite things (right after brown paper packages tied up with string). "Sound of Music Live!", the first live musical on network television in more than 50 years and a pet project...
  • Fran Drescher To Get Wicked in Broadway's 'Cinderella'

    The Broadway revival of "Cinderella" has tapped Fran Drescher to play the wicked stepmother in the Rodgers and Hammerstein tuner, with the actress set to step into the role in the spring. She'll make her Main Stem bow in the musical, although she's...
  • Broadway Box Office: '700 Sundays' Is Worth Its Weight in Crystal

    Billy Crystal's solo show " 700 Sundays" may not have made the most money at the Broadway box office last week compared to other shows, but it sure is efficient about the way it goes about raking in its not-insubstantial take. The $1,197,109 the title...
  • Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs separate after 10 years of marriage

    Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have split, it was announced Wednesday. The couple made the decision together, their reps told People, which first had the news. "Their primary focus and concern is for their son," the reps said on their behalf,...
  • Broadway Play 'Velocity of Autumn' Speeds into Crowded, Competitive Spring

    The final pieces of Broadway's spring puzzle are falling into place as one more play, "The Velocity of Autumn," accelerates into the Booth Theater to start performances there in April. But the new two-hander starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Aladdin,' 'If/Then,' 'Beautiful' Hold Strong Ahead of Tony Hoopla

    As all of Broadway holds its breath for the impending Tony nominations, new titles including "Aladdin," "Beautiful" and "If/Then" have already attained strong sales momentum even before awards hype kicks in. Overall Broadway sales fell last week in the...
  • 'Rocky' road runs from Maryland to Broadway

    'Rocky' road runs from Maryland to Broadway
    A down-to-earth guy from a working-class city is determined to succeed in a tough business. Punching above his weight, he beats the odds and makes it into the ring, cheered on by a crowd that includes a woman who shares his modest roots and encourages his...
  • Miami Broadway season: "The Book of Mormon," "Newsies" and "I Love Lucy"

    Miami Broadway season: "The Book of Mormon," "Newsies" and "I Love Lucy"
    The next “Broadway in Miami” season has hot hit show “The Book of Mormon” and the South Florida premiere of “Disney’s Newsies.” The spate of musicals, brought into the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing...
  • 'Motown' tour has its Berry Gordy and Diana Ross

    'Motown' tour has its Berry Gordy and Diana Ross
    The national tour of “Motown The Musical,” kicking off in Chicago in April, has found its Diana Ross and Berry Gordy, representatives for the tour announced on Monday. Allison Semmes, a Chicago native and graduate of the University of...