| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:40 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - James Franco, famous multihyphenate, wasn't trying to make a string of comedic sketches for AOL. But that's how his latest project, "Making a Scene with James Franco," turned out.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Chelsea Braverman knows all about taking a group of energetic kids, assigning them roles and building a theater production from the ground up.
Heck, she's been doing it since age 7.
While icons like Charlie Chaplin and Clint Eastwood drew acclaim...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SpiritClips, an Internet subscription video-on-demand service owned by Hallmark Cards targeting the kids-and-family demo, has renamed itself "Feeln" as the company expands its content lineup and tries to carve out a niche...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Fox is joining NBC in the live musical event business with its own production of "Grease," expected to air sometime in 2015.
The network is calling it "Grease Live" as a working title, but the three-hour production will take the 1971 Broadway musical...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Last summer, Becca Lustgarten began to feel as if something was missing from her life.
The 26-year-old Boston University graduate who had relocated to Los Angeles recalled homing in on a void that she had previously filled by learning, acting and...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Artful Events' first "Summer Nights Series" at The Abbey in downtown Orlando will see the return of some hometown favorites, among them Broadway performer Davis Gaines and Michael Wanzie's comic play "The Ladies of Eola Heights."
The series features...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:41 PM
On the night I saw Diane Paulus' 2009 Broadway revival of "Hair," I sat behind James Lipton. When the hippies came out into the audience — as those transgressive Broadway hippies love to do — one member of the marauding Tribe squealed an...
| May 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Even guys who have starred on Broadway, been a regular on a TV series and have a few films under their belt hit that moment in their career where Jeremy Jordan was recently.
"Honestly, I didn't have anything to do," Jordan said. The actor, who quickly...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Christiane Noll apologizes when she answers her phone. The Broadway star is finishing up an important transaction: She's buying makeup at a New York department store.
Noll, who will perform the first weekend of the Orlando Cabaret Festival, is...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
At a season preview party at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday evening, Los Angeles Philharmonic President Deborah Borda welcomed guests and sponsors to what she called L.A.'s "truly populist yet world-class venue."
"On what other stage in the world can you...
| Jan 10, 2014
Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater will present the comic musical "Forbidden Broadway" at 7:30 p.m. tonight. The show will incorporate more than 30 classic and current Broadway shows in 90 minutes with satirical vignettes of "Grease," "Wicked,"...