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  • BROADWAY REVIEW: Audience subscribes to 'Newsies' charms

    BROADWAY REVIEW: Audience subscribes to 'Newsies' charms
    NEW YORK —There is something uniquely appealing, entertainment history reveals, about urban urchins in cloth caps, be they Parisian waifs, London pickpockets or unflaggingly optimistic New York orphans. If they sing and dance and have lost a...
  • In touring 'La Cage,' mascara runs and hearts bulge

    In touring 'La Cage,' mascara runs and hearts bulge
    In the real world, about 30 years separates the two stars of the current touring production of "La Cage Aux Folles," the first national outing, so to speak, of Terry Johnson's formidably distinctive 2010 Broadway revival, which originated at the...
  • 'Honeymoon in Vegas' picks Toronto, 'Kinky Boots' eyes Chicago

    The State of Illinois' new incentive program for out-of-town tryouts for Broadway shows has been attracting attention in Toronto, a city that competes aggressively with Chicago for such productions. The Toronto Globe and Mail reported last week that there...
  • 'Kinky Boots' announces full cast

    'Kinky Boots' announces full cast
    "Kinky Boots," the new Broadway musical written by Harvey Fierstein with music by Cyndi Lauper,  has announced its full cast. The show tries out this fall in Chicago. The lead roles, as previously reported, will be played by Billy Porter and Stark Sands....
  • Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn

    Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn
    Harvey Fierstein is getting impatient. He'd like the interview to go faster. Skip the compliments. Don't waste precious time laughing at his outrageous remarks. He's got stacks of writing to finish, songs to rehearse, and in a few days he leaves for Los...
  • Making musicals fit on Hollywood Bowl's stage

    Making musicals fit on Hollywood Bowl's stage
    When he was a kid in the 1960s, Jerry Mitchell visited the Hollywood Bowl for the first time. "We got to walk on the stage," he recalls. "I looked out and said, 'This is amazing. This is what I want to do.'" Mitchell is back at the Bowl, where he will...
  • PASSINGS: John Dye, Ellen Stewart, Del Reisman, Irene Jerison

    PASSINGS: John Dye, Ellen Stewart, Del Reisman, Irene Jerison
    John Dye Actor best known for 'Touched by an Angel' John Dye, 47, an actor best known for his role as Andrew in the long-running CBS-TV series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead Monday at his home in San Francisco, the San Francisco medical examiner'...
  • 'Kinky Boots' musical scored by Cyndi Lauper gets Chicago tryout

     
    "Kinky Boots," a new musical based on the 2005 British movie and featuring a score by 80s rock icon Cyndi Lauper, is expected to open on Broadway next year. But before it does, producers are taking it to Chicago for an out-of-town tryout....
  • 'Newsies' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

     
    "Newsies," which opened on Broadway Thursday, seems too sugary for critics' tastes....
  • Why can't Oscars be more like Tonys (and Neil Patrick Harris)?

     
    Neil Patrick Harris hosted the Tony Awards Sunday night from New York's Beacon Theatre, where YouTube-ready moments involved Steve Kazee and Nina Arianda. Could the Oscars take a page from the Tony Awards book?...
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  • 'The Good Wife' recap: Those 3 little words

     
    On "The Good Wife," Will accidentally professes his love for Alicia....