| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:35 PM
A juggernaut entertainment since its 1985 premiere, “Les Misérables” has undergone many incarnations, including the controversial 25th anniversary production that pitted original director Trevor Nunn against producer Cameron Mackintosh, and...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Daryl Hannah, "Lost" star Naveen Andrews and "Stargate Universe" alum Brian J. Smith are among the 14 actors cast in Netflix's upcoming original show "Sense8," Variety has confirmed.
The sci-fi drama is the first TV project from "Matrix" writers-...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:46 AM
A framed 2,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, made from a "Nicholas Nickleby" cast photo, hangs on the wall of Jim Helsinger's office. Artistic director of the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Helsinger spearheaded the effort to bring the mammoth "Nickleby"...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:31 AM
"Urinetown," a Tony award-winning comedic musical, will be staged next week as a first-of-its-kind effort to bring students from throughout Township High School District 214 together as a cast.
The 30 or so cast members and seven crew members auditioned...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:45 PM
In the wake of the underwhelming fourth-place debut last weekend for “Jersey Boys,” Monday-morning quarterbacks are weighing in with varying degrees of glee and schadenfreude about what may have gone wrong with the movie musical.
| Jun 24, 2014
After about an hour of practicing a series of intricate music compositions, a group of boys lingered behind the other campers to practice a piece they'll perform at a wrap-up talent show Friday.
The piece, for low brass instruments, was written by Jordan...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Cami Miller returns to the Winter Park Playhouse's Spotlight Cabaret Series in her newest show, titled "Pure Imagination." Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 12. Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy will...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Bald man, ahoy! Hugh Jackman has shaved his head for his upcoming turn as the mischievous pirate Blackbeard in "Pan."
"Blackbeard is born. #PAN," the Tony Awards host captioned a picture he posted on Instagram. The snapshot shows the Aussie star in a...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In principle, I am against Broadway revivals. Theatre needs to encourage young playwrights, so why lavish all that money and attention on an old work?
However, reality can shatter principles like mine, and this season offered several vivid reminders of...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CBS has announced the performers for the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony, airing June 8. The telecast will feature performances from nominees Neil Patrick Harris (with the cast of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"); Idina Menzel, who will perform a song from the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:53 AM
With less than a week until opening night, the Goodman Theatre’s revival of “Brigadoon” has undergone some significant casting changes.
Curt Bouril, the New York actor who was to play the leading role of Jeff Douglas, has left the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Summer tourism helped tune up Broadway ticket sales last week, as Tony Awards attention prodded demand at titles including "All the Way," "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and "Beautiful."
As overall Rialto...