| May 7, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Talk about lousy press: According to a report from the New York Post's Page Six, the Broadway musical "Matilda" has been stricken with a lice outbreak, with at least six of the show's young players plagued by the insidious pests.
The news prompted one...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Considered deeply uncool at one point, music from animated movies is back — and singing along is now not only OK for kids, it's something adults record themselves doing on their phones and share on YouTube.
The boom in popular songs from...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Cyndi Lauper is back in the Grammy game. The pop singer-songwriter who in 1985 was named the Grammys' best new artist received her 15th nomination on Friday for musical theater album.
Lauper wrote the music and lyrics for "Kinky Boots," one of three...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The filming of the London arena production of the revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will be broadcast to select U.S. cinemas nationwide on Monday, Oct. 29 and again on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:32 AM
The 2013 Tony nominations were announced Tuesday morning in New York by multiple Tony winner Sutton Foster and "Modern Family" actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
"Bring It On," "A Christmas Story," "Kinky Boots" and "Matilda: The Musical" were nominated as...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Sunday is Broadway’s big night -- the 67th Tony Awards -- and from the looks of things, the show is going to be especially, well, big.
After two years at the intimate Beacon Theatre, the show -- which will be hosted for the third consecutive...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:30 AM
NEW YORK — "Even if you're little, you can do a lot" sings the spirited 5-year-old heroine of "Matilda, the Musical," the Broadway hit adapted from the children's classic by Roald Dahl. The lyrics are a message of self-empowerment for Matilda, a...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Tony Awards are back in Radio City Music Hall tonight, where more space -- twice the size of last year's venue -- means bigger musical numbers.
The night marks Neil Patrick Harris' fourth turn as host, and he appears to be ready for an even bigger...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Jeanie O’Hare, company dramaturg since 2005 of the Royal Shakespeare Company, is the new chairwoman of the Department of Playwriting at the Yale School of Drama, effective July 1, for a three-year term.
At the RSC, she has been responsible for...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:36 PM
L.A. punk band Bad Religion will join entertainers Bill Maher, Eddie Izzard and other speakers on March 24 for the Reason Rally in Washington, D.C. Bad Religion's members have long sung about their preference for reason transcending religious...