| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Each year in the run-up to Easter, I pull an old CD off the shelf and listen to "Jesus Christ Superstar." This year, the Breakthrough Theatre allowed me to expand on my tradition by opening its production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical on Good...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Constantine Maroulis may be most famous as a former "American Idol" contestant, but he feels more like a Broadway showman.
The singer and actor who earned a Tony nomination for "Rock of Ages" in 2009 is heading back to the Great White Way this season...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded more than $127,000 to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The grant is to help the company's outreach arm, which brings the Bard's work to children in underprivileged schools.
Other beneficiaries from the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:55 AM
"An Evening with Eric Kunze", a cabaret show featuring the stage actor-singer, will be held Sunday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. at Hartford's Town & Country Club.
The show will benefit the development of a new musical "Brindlebeast," by Wethersfield resident...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:08 PM
A memorial celebration for Hartt' School's s theater division faculty member, Kevin Gray, will be held Monday , May 13 at 2 p.m. in New York at Broadway's Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., home of "Phantom of the Opera," a show in which Gray played both...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:06 PM
NEW YORK — At the top of the Broadway transfer of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's “Jesus Christ Superstar,” there's a clever little pre-curtain announcement, spoken by the show's...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The La Jolla Playhouse has been receiving a barrage of negative criticism from members of the Asian American community over its casting choices for the new musical "The Nightingale," featuring songs by the "Spring Awakening" team of Duncan Sheik and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The year 2012, as Queen Elizabeth II might have said, was quite the annus horribilis on Broadway. Especially after the leaves started to turn.
Consider the less-than-regal disappointments. "The Anarchist," the polemical new play by David Mamet, closed...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 11:45 AM
"Amazing Grace," the new musical which received a fully-staged workshop at Goodspeed Musicals' Norma terris Theatre in Chester, will receive New York showcase at Lincoln Center, according to a report from Variety.
The showcase will star Robby Benson,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The filming of the London arena production of the revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will be broadcast to select U.S. cinemas nationwide on Monday, Oct. 29 and again on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:38 PM
The Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada -- one of the premiere repertory theater companies in the world -- is undergoing a name change by removing the "Shakespeare" from its title. The company, which will be known simply as the Stratford Festival,...