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  • Broadway KO's 'Rocky' Musical

    Underdog contender "Rocky" couldn't triumph over Broadway, where soft sales have led producers to post an Aug. 17 closing notice for the big-budget musical based on the Oscar-winning film. The early closing, capping the run at just six months, dashes the...
  • 'Rocky' musical on Broadway to close in August

    It wasn't exactly the box-office knockout that producers were hoping for. "Rocky," the high-profile Broadway musical based on the 1976 Sylvester Stallone movie, will close its doors on Aug. 17 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York. The show, starring...
  • Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' shows big rewards in risk-taking

    Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' shows big rewards in risk-taking
    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder," the musical with no marquee names or obvious marketing hook, won big at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, proving that a droll Edwardian tale of homicide, a few murderously clever patter songs and the killingly funny...
  • Alexei Ratmansky wants to reignite Romeo and Juliet's spark

    Alexei Ratmansky wants to reignite Romeo and Juliet's spark
    This story has been corrected. Please see below for details. Here are things you will not see in choreographer Alexei Ratmansky's production of "Romeo and Juliet" for the National Ballet of Canada: A color-coded corps de ballet that unsubtly...
  • 'Black Orpheus' Musical to Bring Bossa Nova to Broadway

    Pulitzer-winning playwright Lynn Nottage (pictured above) and director George C. Wolfe ("Lucky Guy," "Angels in America") have signed on to a brewing Broadway musical adaptation of Marcel Camus' 1959 film "Black Orpheus." The score of the production will...
  • LBJ's second great battle: Enforcing the Civil Rights Act

    When Lyndon Johnson became president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, so closely had he played his political cards that nobody was exactly sure what he believed in. Very quickly, the surprising answer became clear: civil rights. Johnson went...
  • Film and TV Stars Set To Crash Tony Awards

    Take a stroll through the theater district these days, and one thing is obvious: You're just as likely to come across a Hollywood name on a Broadway marquee as you are on a screen. Film and TV stars have shown up on the Main Stem with increasing...
  • Emmy Nomination Scorecard by Series and Network

    HBO led the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 99 in total and 19 for its popular series "Game of Thrones." Other standouts include the new FX miniseries "Fargo" and "American Horror Story: Coven." Nominations by Series: Game of...
  • Tony Award winners list

    • Best musical: 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder' • Best play: 'All the Way' • Best revival of a musical: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' • Best revival of a play: 'A Raisin in the Sun' • Best performance by an actress in...
  • Road to the Tonys: The Golden Links With Oscar and Emmy

    All awards shows have similarities: The advance handicapping, the opening of the envelope, the winner's list of thank-you's (weeping is optional). But in fact, there are other ways in which Tony shares elements with siblings Oscar and Emmy. (Oscar is the...
  • Sasha Allen, John Rubinstein signed for 'Pippin' tour that will play Baltimore

    Sasha Allen, John Rubinstein signed for 'Pippin' tour that will play Baltimore
    The revived Broadway musical "Pippin" will head out on a national tour in September with a cast that includes Sasha Allen, a finalist on NBC's "The Voice," in the role of Leading Player. Adding a cool bit of history to the production will be Tony Award-...