| May 12, 2014
| 6:50 AM
"Under my hard candy shell I am a deeply mushy romantic," says composer Jason Robert Brown.
Brown is the composer of two musicals about love, loss and understanding: Broadway's "The Bridges of Madison County" (for which he received Tony Award...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher are set to make their Broadway returns in "On the Twentieth Century," the 1978 musical that New York's Roundabout Theater Company will produce in spring 2015.
The project has been in the works for a while now with...
| 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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Casting for “Amazing Grace,” the new musical set to begin performances at the Bank of America Theatre on October 9, was announced on Wednesday. The show features music and lyrics by Christopher Smith with a book by Smith and Arthur Giron. It...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Having recently portrayed a getaway driver, a bank robber, a loose-cannon cop and an expat gangster, it's only logical that Ryan Gosling's next role could be … Busby Berkeley?
The star of "Drive" and "The Place Beyond the Pines" is set to produce...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
If a show represents the only new musical on the spring Broadway slate that's not tied to a well-known movie property, then will the tuner struggle to attract attention in a crowded season?
If the show is "If/Then," then maybe not. Propelled by 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...