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  • Joan Rivers' funeral has a star-studded turnout

    Howard Stern delivered the eulogy and Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded sendoff that brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media. A men's choir singing...
  • 'The Sound of Music' tour will open in Los Angeles in 2015

    'The Sound of Music' tour will open in Los Angeles in 2015
    The streets of downtown Los Angeles will be alive with the sound of music next year. A production of "The Sound of Music" will have its premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in L.A. in September 2015 followed by a North American tour, organizers announced on...
  • Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome

    Movie-based musical 'Once' reveals its charms at the Hippodrome
    In an age when no cinematic product seems safe from being targeted for a theatrical make-over, and when so few of these movies-turned-musicals end up having much substance to offer, "Once" impresses all the more. This modest-scaled work, now getting...
  • 50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning

    50 shows for fall: The game's just beginning
    Cooler temperatures and changing leaves might cue the chants of “wait until next year” for Chicago baseball fans, but for theater lovers it's a whole new ballgame. Below are just a few promising names on this fall's roster of shows. HEAVY...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Sept. 12-18

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Sept. 12-18
    Friday | "Death Tax": In Lucas Hnath's play, a dying woman is convinced that her nurse and daughter are working to speed up her death in order to avoid paying an estate tax. Tony Award winner Deanna Dunagan stars. Through Oct. 12 at Lookingglass Theatre...
  • Vanessa Hudgens Takes the Lead in Broadway-Bound 'Gigi'

    Producers of the upcoming revival of 1973 Lerner and Loewe musical "Gigi" have tapped Vanessa Hudgens to star in the Broadway-aimed production, which will play a tryout run this winter in Washington, D.C., ahead of a targeted New York opening in 2015....
  • 'Peter Pan' on NBC casts Kelli O'Hara for live broadcast

    'Peter Pan' on NBC casts Kelli O'Hara for live broadcast
    NBC has bulked up the Broadway credentials of its upcoming live broadcast of "Peter Pan." Kelli O'Hara -- a five-time Tony Award nominee -- will play the role of Mrs. Darling, mother of Wendy, in the TV production scheduled to air Dec. 4. As...
  • Broadway's Kelli O'Hara Joins NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

    NBC has again turned to the Great White Way before setting off for Neverland, tapping Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara for its upcoming musical "Peter Pan Live!." O'Hara, whose credits include "The Bridges of Madison County" and "Nice Work if You Can Get It,"...
  • Arthur Miller, 'Bent' part of 2015 season at Mark Taper Forum

    Arthur Miller, 'Bent' part of 2015 season at Mark Taper Forum
    Revivals of Arthur Miller's "The Price" and Martin Sherman's "Bent" will be part of the Mark Taper Forum's new season that Center Theatre Group will announce Tuesday. The 2015 lineup will also include the plays "Immediate Family," which has been seen in...
  • Joan Rivers will be honored by Broadway theaters after all

    Joan Rivers will be honored by Broadway theaters after all
    Joan Rivers is still causing trouble -- this time on Broadway. The late comedian, who died Thursday at 81, has become in recent days the subject of discussion among New York theater leaders over whether Broadway houses should dim their lights, a...
  • Michael C. Hall, from 'Dexter' to 'Hedwig' on Broadway

    Michael C. Hall, from 'Dexter' to 'Hedwig' on Broadway
    Having retired the power saw and meat cleaver from the Showtime series "Dexter," Michael C. Hall will don a wig and lipstick for his role as the transgender rock star in the Broadway revival of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Producers announced this...