| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The 2013-14 season at the Pantages Theatre will feature last year’s most decorated Broadway musical, “Once,” Andrew Lloyd Webber thrice, and a second helping of "The Book of Mormon."
The Webber trifecta will consist of his production...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Once," the intimate, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that is based on the Oscar-winning movie of the same name, won a Grammy Award on Sunday.
The Broadway cast recording for "Once: A New Musical" won for musical theater album at a pre-show ceremony...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:49 PM
"The Book of Mormon" will be in good company when the 2013-14 series of touring Broadway shows opens in Orlando in the fall.
"War Horse," the 2011 best-play Tony winner, and "Once," the Tonys' best musical of 2012, will join "The Book of Mormon" when...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 6:09 PM
There are plenty of romantic Broadway musicals. But "Once," the gorgeously crafted and intensely moving new show that opened on Broadway on Sunday night after a seamless transition from downtown to the main stem, is part of a much smaller and more...
| Dec 13, 2011
Romantic hopes spring eternal in many a middle-aged male breast, even when the middle-aged bod does not look so good in a Speedo anymore. Actually, the demands of that skimpy bit of swimwear are the least of the problems of the gentlemen who spend their...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:35 AM
With the aptly named “Leap of Faith” unexpectedly snagging the contested fourth spot, the musicals “Once,“ “Newsies” and “Nice Work If You Can Get It” scored all-important 2012 Tony Award nominations in...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:19 PM
NEW YORK — What with "Ghost,""Lysistrata Jones" and other wearying disappointments, the 2012-13 Broadway season hardly will go down as a banner year for new American musicals. Indeed, should the best-musical Tony Award go, at Sunday night's...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
They don't talk the language of chemical addiction in Harry Hope's New York saloon — once a first-class hangout for sports, now a brutal "Bottom of the Sea Rathskeller" where the denizens have fallen as far as anyone can fall in this world, save for...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 12:02 AM
Michael Mahler, the composer and lyricist of the very promising new musical "Hero" at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, is a young, multitalented Chicago fellow who likes to do a lot of different things in the theater. Fair enough. But if there's...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:31 PM
"Once" was the big winner at the Tony Awards on Sunday, taking home eight awards, including best new musical.
Based on the 2006 indie movie of the same name, "Once" is a modestly scaled romantic reverie that is leagues different in tone and size from...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The Tony Awards on CBS has solidified its position as the lowest-rated broadcast of the major entertainment awards shows.
Sunday's broadcast of Broadway's biggest night brought in just 6 million television viewers, according to preliminary figures from...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Despite its long-standing love of traditional Broadway fare like "Hairspray" and "A Chorus Line,"the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire is no stranger to new musicals. Among other titles, the commercial theater-in-the-round with the huge, if graying,...