| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Two sisters -- one newly smitten with a handsome Italian, the other quietly hung up on a past holiday fling -- realize they have their hearts set on the same guy in "Walking on Sunshine," a high-energy jukebox musical from "StreetDance" directors Max Giwa...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Kevin Hart is set to again prove his box-office power with the arrival of "Think Like a Man Too" this weekend.
The Screen Gems sequel should gross $30 million or more in ticket sales through Sunday, according to people who have seen pre-release audience...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
At the height of their fame, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons churned out a string of hit singles about a rag doll, a girl named Sherry and a particularly memorable night in late December, back in '63.
The team behind the stage musical "Jersey Boys"...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:30 PM
If you should have the good fortune to visit Sicily in June, the last thing you want to do is sit inside and watch movies. That's just as well for the Taormina Film Festival, since half the movies are shown outdoors in the Teatro Antico, and the other...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Univision, ESPN, "Godzilla": All tried to take a bite out of Broadway last week, but Main Stem box office fought them off.
Upfronts, the TV industry's annual sales pitch to advertisers, can't help but overlap a bit with Broadway, whose venues can seem as...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:15 AM
The late-career comeback of Sylvester Stallone took a detour to Broadway this week with the opening of his "Rocky" at the Winter Garden Theatre. The new show, which Stallone co-wrote and produced (but doesn't star in), is a musical version of his 1976...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Get ready for Meryl Streep to strap on a guitar and rock out.
The 18-time Oscar nominee is set to play the lead role in the upcoming rock 'n' roll dramedy "Ricki and the Flash," which TriStar Productions announced it has acquired.
In the film, to be...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:12 PM
The play "Chimerica" and the Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" were the big winners Sunday at the Laurence Olivier Awards in London. The annual awards — Britain's equivalent of the Tony Awards — were held at the Royal Opera House and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Here's a modest proposal for the Golden Globe Awards telecast Sunday night: Make the presenters wear tragic masks when reading the nominations in the drama categories and comic masks when reading the nominations in the musical/comedy categories. That...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:30 PM
If the eyes of Broadway producers light up at the mention of the word "Thanksgiving," it's not because they like turkey so much. It's because every year the Main Stem rings in big-money sales that are traditionally second only to the stratospheric...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Julie Walters will receive the Richard Harris Award at the Moet British Independent Film Awards on Dec. 8 in London.
The award recognizes outstanding contribution to British film by an actor. Previous winners have included John Hurt, Daniel...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:35 PM
In the contrived and predictable yet fairly tense "Reasonable Doubt," Dominic Cooper ("The History Boys," "Mamma Mia") plays scrappy Chicago District Atty. Mitch Brockden, a rising star with a strong conviction record, a pretty wife (Erin Karpluk) and a...