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  • 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...
  • 'Sound of Music Live!' a ratings hit for NBC, but critics not so kind

    Right now Bob Greenblatt is adding "live TV musicals" to his list of favorite things (right after brown paper packages tied up with string). "Sound of Music Live!", the first live musical on network television in more than 50 years and a pet project...
  • Fran Drescher To Get Wicked in Broadway's 'Cinderella'

    The Broadway revival of "Cinderella" has tapped Fran Drescher to play the wicked stepmother in the Rodgers and Hammerstein tuner, with the actress set to step into the role in the spring. She'll make her Main Stem bow in the musical, although she's...
  • Broadway Box Office: '700 Sundays' Is Worth Its Weight in Crystal

    Billy Crystal's solo show " 700 Sundays" may not have made the most money at the Broadway box office last week compared to other shows, but it sure is efficient about the way it goes about raking in its not-insubstantial take. The $1,197,109 the title...
  • Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs separate after 10 years of marriage

    Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have split, it was announced Wednesday. The couple made the decision together, their reps told People, which first had the news. "Their primary focus and concern is for their son," the reps said on their behalf,...
  • Broadway Play 'Velocity of Autumn' Speeds into Crowded, Competitive Spring

    The final pieces of Broadway's spring puzzle are falling into place as one more play, "The Velocity of Autumn," accelerates into the Booth Theater to start performances there in April. But the new two-hander starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella...
  • 'Anything Goes' is a keen guide to the history of musicals

    If you were to sum up the history of the American musical, the tale would go something like this: Over time, patchwork entertainments featuring loosely strung together musical numbers became integrated by book writers, the best of whom looked to composers...
  • Broadway Box Office: Quartet of Stellar Sellers Lead Columbus Day Boom

    Autumn bounty came to Broadway last week, with major sales and attendance bumps logged at most shows on the boards and no fewer than four titles topping an impressive $1.8 million each. The Main Stem traditionally begins to shake off the September...
  • Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed

    Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed
    It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall. The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
  • 'American in Paris' Makes City of Lights a Broadway Tryout Town

    Chicago, Seattle, L.A., San Francisco: They're all on the list of go-to towns for pre-Broadway tryouts of new musicals. Now? Add Paris and Hamburg. The brewing musical version of "An American in Paris" -- produced by the international coalition of...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: The Switching Hour

    “Dancing With the Stars” sure likes to keep us on our twinkle toes. In this sixth week of competition, the producers decided to throw a couple of bedazzled wrenches into the usually well-oiled ballroom glitterverse. First, they added an...