| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:32 AM
For a snapshot of what Chicago theater loves most about its new Broadway star, Jessie Mueller, you need only have been at the City Winery Monday night, when the self-effacing lead of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" gave her first local performance...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The box-office success of "Aladdin" in New York has had Broadway watchers wondering where the Disney musical will pop up next on the international map.
On Monday, Disney announced that "Aladdin" will open in Tokyo in May 2015 in what will be the...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Michael Wilson’s revival of Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful,” which has just opened at the Ahmanson Theatre, premiered on Broadway in 2013 to a bounty of praise and nominations, especially for Cicely Tyson, who won the Tony...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:01 AM
The Melon Patch Players will present Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," which opens Friday at the theater, 311 N. 13th St., Leesburg.
The play is about three siblings; Vanya, the brother who is a...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
"Waterfall," a new musical from writer Richard Maltby Jr. and Oscar-winning composer David Shire, will have its U.S. premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse in June before transferring to Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in the fall of 2015, organizers announced...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia has always been a regional treasure for theatergoers, but the current production of "Memphis: The Musical" proves that no smash hit is too big for Toby's to produce with pizazz.
The theater's intimate in-the-round venue...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:00 PM
For an actress well into her golden years, landing the role of a lifetime is a rare achievement. To play that role three times in close succession is something akin to seeing the show-business stars align.
"It's been quite a journey," said Cicely...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:43 PM
There wasn't an empty seat to be had as more than 200 people packed the Movies of Delray last week to see Chuck Prentiss, alias "Mr. Broadway," stage his Best of Jewish Broadway" nostalgia presentation.
Prentiss, 79, who knows just about everything about...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Brian Williams totally went into proud-dad mode as he announced his daughter Allison Williams' casting in NBC's live musical production of "Peter Pan."
The typically serious anchor (and sometime rapper) got cheeky Wednesday night on "NBC Nightly News"...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:17 AM
"Into the Woods" is a musical -- though you wouldn't necessarily know that from watching the recently released teaser trailer for Disney's big-screen adaptation.
The movie, opening on Christmas, is based on the stage musical written by Stephen...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:40 PM
"Bullets Over Broadway," the first stage musical based on one of Woody Allen's movies, is a comedy about the difficulties of mounting a stage production in New York. It's a challenge that the musical's producers may know well given the show's own...