| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Adele Dazeem was a big hit at the Academy Awards when she sang "Let It Go" from the Oscar-winning Disney animated movie "Frozen." And now the exotically named actress will be headlining a Broadway musical.
In a social media joke circulating on Twitter,...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:45 AM
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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Riding a wave of publicity following her appearance at last week's Oscars ceremony, where her mispronounced name instantly became an Internet meme, Idina Menzel saw robust business at her new Broadway musical, "If/Then," which began performances on...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
January chilled Broadway to the bone last week, with the annual post-holiday slump and the polar vortex joining forces to push the Rialto box office barometer down by a mammoth $11.5 million.
To be sure, Main Stem sales always plummet in the wake of...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Orlando's brand-new performing-arts center will present an old favorite — enduring musical "The Phantom of the Opera" — as its first touring Broadway show.
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which will open downtown this...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Norbert Leo Butz brought a bit of Broadway to Orlando on Wednesday night with a rollicking, engaging cabaret at downtown nightspot The Abbey. The actor, who starred in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "Wicked" and most recently "Big Fish," is in town for two...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Lyric Opera has solved its Maria problem. The Broadway actress Jenn Gambatese ("Tarzan: The Musical"), most recently seen in Chicago as Glinda in the national tour of "Wicked," will play Maria, the strumming novice, in the company's spring production of...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The stage musical adaptation of Disney's 1996 animated pic "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," which premiered in Germany in 1999 but never made it Stateside, will have its American preem as part of the 2014-15 season at La Jolla Playhouse, alongside the...