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  • Broadway Box Office: Gobbling Up Record Thanksgiving Sales

    Broadway feasted on record box office totals last week as shows ranging from "Kinky Boots" to "Twelfth Night/Richard III" broke house records and "Pippin" shimmied its way into the black. With a whopping 14 shows topping the $1 million mark -- and three,...
  • 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...
  • 'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS

    'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS
    Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS. The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Box Office: 'Spider-Man' On the Upswing in its Final Weeks

    Broadway sales slipped last week, but not by much, as tourism declined a bit in preparation for the deluge that traditionally hits the Main Stem over the weeks of Christmas and New Year's. Still, a few shows held strong - among them a comicbook tuner on...
  • 'Wicked' Flies to New Broadway Press Agency

    A team of four Broadway publicists will join agency Polk and Co. in the wake of the shuttering of the Hartman Group, the firm led by one of the Rialto's veteran press agents. The quartet of execs -- Tom D'Ambrosio, Wayne Wolfe, France White and Colgan...
  • London theater collapse leaves dozens injured, seven seriously

    LONDON — Dozens of people in Britain were injured, seven of them seriously, when the ceiling or part of the balcony collapsed at a theater in London's West End during the busy holiday season. The incident occurred about 8:15 p.m., less than an...