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  • Broadway sees rise in attendance, box office for 2013-14 season

    Broadway sees rise in attendance, box office for 2013-14 season
    Despite the lack of any new "Book of Mormon"-sized runaway hits, Broadway saw an upswing in attendance and ticket revenue for the 2013-14 season, with the industry reporting $1.27 billion in total revenue, up 11% from last season. The Broadway season,...
  • Broadway Box Office: Carole King, Neil Patrick Harris Turn Ticketbuyers' Heads

    Famous faces helped keep some Broadway titles buoyant in an ebb-tide week, as Neil Patrick Harris, Denzel Washington, Bryan Cranston and -- indirectly -- Carole King pumped interest in their respective shows. Harris, for one, proved that the boffo...
  • Idina Menzel opens on Broadway in musical 'If/Then'

    Long before "Frozen" and John Travolta made her famous, Idina Menzel was a certifiable Broadway star with enough box-office clout to open a show. On Sunday, the Tony Award-winning actress, who has appeared in the hit musicals "Rent" and "Wicked,"...
  • Broadway Box Office: Neil Patrick Harris Looks Legendary in 'Hedwig' Launch

    If it were possible to gauge a Broadway musical's box office prospects from a single performance alone, then Neil Patrick Harris' turn in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" looks legendary. But we'll have to, ahem, wait for it if we want to know for sure...
  • 'The Sunshine Boys' Part Of Nutmeg Summer Series

    'The Sunshine Boys' Part Of Nutmeg Summer Series
    Life backstage and behind the curtain will make up three shows in this season’s Nutmeg Summer Series presented at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs. “A Chorus Line” opens the three-show series June 5 to 14....
  • TriStar lands Meryl Streep rocker movie 'Ricki and the Flash'

    TriStar lands Meryl Streep rocker movie 'Ricki and the Flash'
    Get ready for Meryl Streep to strap on a guitar and rock out. The 18-time Oscar nominee is set to play the lead role in the upcoming rock 'n' roll dramedy "Ricki and the Flash," which TriStar Productions announced it has acquired. In the film, to be...
  • Cast Of 'Last Five Years' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Cast Of 'Last Five Years' At Long Wharf Theatre
    Adam Halpin and Katie Rose Clarke star in the Long Wharf Theatre production of the two-actor musical "The Last Five Years." Gordon Edelstein, artistic director at the theater, stages the show with music by Jason Robert Brown. A film version of the...
  • Ryan Gosling to produce Busby Berkeley biopic, may star

    Ryan Gosling to produce Busby Berkeley biopic, may star
    Having recently portrayed a getaway driver, a bank robber, a loose-cannon cop and an expat gangster, it's only logical that Ryan Gosling's next role could be … Busby Berkeley? The star of "Drive" and "The Place Beyond the Pines" is set to produce...
  • Idina Menzel Starrer 'If/Then' Navigates the Road to Broadway

    If a show represents the only new musical on the spring Broadway slate that's not tied to a well-known movie property, then will the tuner struggle to attract attention in a crowded season? If the show is "If/Then," then maybe not. Propelled by the...
  • Rising Star again a highlight of Howie night

    Two musical theater triple-threats, two musicians, two classical vocalists and four dancers. That's the field competing this year for the title of Rising Star, an honor bestowed annually at this Saturday evening's Celebration of the Arts. This gala...
  • Broadway Review: 'If/Then' Starring Idina Menzel

    In her belated return to Broadway after "Wicked," powerhouse belter Idina Menzel is sorely misused in "If/Then." "Next to Normal" writing team Brian Yorkey (who bears responsibility for the pretentious book and lyrics) and Tom Kitt (who composed the...