| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:52 AM
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....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:36 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Kristin Chenoweth, the pint-sized Broadway powerhouse, will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame this summer as the 43rd performer to receive the honor.
The star of "Wicked" is scheduled to appear at the June 21 opening night concert at...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Bob Gale have teamed with Universal Stage Prods., producer Colin Ingram and Amblin Entertainment to turn 1985 time-travel comedy "Back to the Future" into a stage musical.
Zemeckis, who directed the pic, and original...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The Easter Bunny brought a whopper of a basket to Broadway last week, as the overlap of the holiday with Gotham schools' spring break schedule resurrected sales so boffo they wouldn't be out of place during the year-end yuletide weeks that are the Rialto'...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:31 AM
No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did.
Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Mar 8, 2014
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:57 PM
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...