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  • Broadway Box Office: 'Beautiful' Bows Ahead of Thanksgiving Bounty

    Broadway had a single new addition to the lineup last week, and even if box office for "Beautiful" wasn't quite gorgeous, it was still a promising start for a tuner that looks to tap the same vein of boomer nostalgia that helped make "Jersey Boys" a hit....
  • 'Wicked' tour gets a new Glinda and Morrible

    'Wicked' tour gets a new Glinda and Morrible
    Just before "Wicked" flies away to the next city, Chicago will experience a new Glinda and Madame Morrible as Jenn Gambatese and Kim Zimmer depart the national tour. Beginning on Dec. 16, Gina Beck, a British actress who played Glinda in the West End,...
  • Broadway-bound musical 'If/Then' features Idina Menzel and problematic plot

    Broadway-bound musical 'If/Then' features Idina Menzel and problematic plot
    If you like musicals packed with songs delivered by a vibrant cast boasting a certified star at the helm, all surrounded by cool stagecraft, then hasten to the National Theatre for the pre-Broadway tryout of “If/Then.” If you’re more...
  • Defying meteorology

    Defying meteorology
    Big, bright, often beautiful and essentially an action movie, "Frozen" comes from Walt Disney Animation Studios. While Disney credits the 1845 Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen" as primary inspiration, the movie owes much more to the...
  • Broadway Drooling for Its Annual Thanksgiving Feast

    If the eyes of Broadway producers light up at the mention of the word "Thanksgiving," it's not because they like turkey so much. It's because every year the Main Stem rings in big-money sales that are traditionally second only to the stratospheric...
  • 10 Commandments for "The Book of Mormon" at Broward Center

    10 Commandments for "The Book of Mormon" at Broward Center
    Word came from upon high that for “The Book of Mormon,” ushers were briefed on how to deal with walkouts during the Tony-winning show’s run at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. In order to prevent such Broadway blasphemy,...
  • 'Wicked' breaks Chicago box-office record

    'Wicked' breaks Chicago box-office record
    The producers of “Wicked” said Monday afternoon that the popular musical grossed a whopping $1,935,432 in Chicago for the week ending Dec. 1. That figure, likely the highest-ever single week gross for a Chicago show, breaks the Broadway in...
  • 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...