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  • 'Newsies' claims biggest box office in Chicago history: $2,012,723

    'Newsies' claims biggest box office in Chicago history: $2,012,723
    The Disney musical "Newsies" had a front-page week in Chicago over the holidays. The nine performances at the Oriental Theatre in the week ending Jan. 4 grossed a whopping $2,012,723; Disney claimed on Wednesday that this was “the highest grossing...
  • Performances opening 2015 take audiences from Paris to 'Oz'

    Performances opening 2015 take audiences from Paris to 'Oz'
    Theater groups schedule and plan productions months, sometimes years, in advance of opening night. And so, with the tragic events this past week in France, it is a fitting coincidence that two local groups raise the curtain on 2015 with shows that pay...
  • Theater legend Joel Grey reveals that he is gay

    Theater legend Joel Grey reveals that he is gay
    Joel Grey has publicly announced at age 82 that he is gay. The Oscar- and Tony-winning actor tells People magazine, "I don't like labels, but if you have to put a label on it, I'm a gay man." Grey was married to actress Jo Wilder for 24 years and they...
  • Disney's 'The Lion King' is Broadway's top grosser for 2014

    Disney's 'The Lion King' is Broadway's top grosser for 2014
    For the second year in a row, Disney's "The Lion King" has emerged as Broadway's undisputed monarch, beating out perennial rival "Wicked" for the No. 1 box-office spot for 2014. Disney Theatrical also saw success with "Aladdin," which opened in March...
  • 'Frozen' star Idina Menzel to sing national anthem at Super Bowl XLIX

    'Frozen' star Idina Menzel to sing national anthem at Super Bowl XLIX
    Broadway and movie star Idina Menzel will perform the national anthem at Super Bowl XLIX, the actress announced Friday. Menzel, best known for her roles as Elphaba in the musical “Wicked” and the voice of Elsa in Disney's “Frozen,&...
  • Jenn Gambatese joins Lyric's 'Carousel'

    Jenn Gambatese joins Lyric's 'Carousel'
    More key casting was announced for Lyric Opera’s spring production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s “Carousel” on Thursday. Jenn Gambatese will play the role of Carrie Pipperidge, the company said. The actress was...
  • 'Songs for a New World,' with Broadway actors, has 1-night benefit performance in Florida

    Broadway stars with Florida roots — including Orlando's Michael James Scott — will perform a one-night benefit featuring dinner and the musical "Songs for a New World" in Cocoa Beach on Friday, Jan. 23. Scott, a graduate of Dr. Phillips High...
  • Stephen Daldry-directed 'Wicked' film could land in 2016, producer says

    Stephen Daldry-directed 'Wicked' film could land in 2016, producer says
    Something "Wicked" this way comes — and it could arrive in theaters as early as next year. Development is underway on a big-screen adaptation of "Wicked," the popular stage musical taking a revisionist approach to "The Wizard of Oz," according...
  • 'Pippin' Revival Tour Delivers The Magic At Bushnell

    'Pippin' Revival Tour Delivers The Magic At Bushnell
    The show: "Pippin" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. What makes it special?: It's the tour stop of Tony Award-winning musical revival. First impressions: From the first "Doo-dle-ee-do" sinuously sung by wicked temptress Sasha...
  • 'Walking Dead,' 'Mentalist,' football: this weekend

    'Walking Dead,' 'Mentalist,' football: this weekend
    College and professional football probably will score the biggest ratings this weekend. Yet there are some big deals in scripted programming. The weekend's highlights: "The Walking Dead," 9 p.m. Sunday, AMC The zombie drama offers its midseason...
  • Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison

    Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison
    You may know actor B.J. Novak from his hilarious role as Ryan the weasel-y temp on TV's "The Office,'' but he is a comedian, director, producer and author, too. Novak won praise for his debut story collection, "One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories"...