| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The Palace Theater in Waterbury has a touring coup.
The national tour of the hit and family-centric musical “Newsies” will play the Connecticut theater in October. Specific dates have not been finalized. The engagement is prior to the show&...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 AM
It was a feel-good evening full of smiles, hugs, and Disney songs. But this wasn't a child's sleepover, this was the New Victory Theater in Times Square, a space devoted to educating school children as young as four months in the ways of live...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:58 AM
"Newsies," the Disney musical that opened on Broadway in 2012, will launch a national tour that will come to Los Angeles in 2015, organizers said Wednesday.
The musical, which features songs by multiple Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken, is set...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
On a Monday afternoon in early September, conductor Tim Davies is putting an 81-piece orchestra through its paces on the Warner Bros. scoring stage. On the bigscreen behind the musicians, a carrot-nosed snowman comforts an ailing princess inside an ice-...
| Oct 17, 2013
It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall.
The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
ABC has ordered a pilot for Dan Fogelman's "Galavant," a musical comedy fairytale.
Project, to be produced by ABC Studios, centers on handsome Prince Galavant and his quest for revenge over the king who stole his one true love. The musical comedy is...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This Is the End
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Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES
âº Two previous noms
âº Episode: "Flight of the Phoenix"
âº Series' signature Tahitian ukelele, jazzy themes return; rare score nod for a comedy
Trevor Morris (1)...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
A certain luminescent Genie will take the Broadway stage this spring – along with Princess Jasmine, Prince Ali and Jafar -- in a new, musical adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated film, “Aladdin.”
"Aladdin" will join other...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Karen Mason and Mark Jacoby will head the six-member cast of a new musical show, “Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook” which will be receiving a workshop production at Goodspeed Musical’s Norma Terris Theatre in Chester.
The show features...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Midway through an extensive exploration of the songs of Disney’s past, composer Alan Menken needed a breather. Menken, a regular Disney orchestrator since his work on 1989’s “The Little Mermaid,” fanned himself with his song sheets...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Jocelyn Cartwright has no desire to be onstage.
She's too shy to be comfortable under a spotlight. Plus, there's the question of training.
The Montello, Wisc., resident doesn't need to be on the front line hearing applause, though. As head of wardrobe...