| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:31 AM
On paper, at least, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" had the makings of a sure-fire Broadway hit. It boasted a rock score by U2's Bono and the Edge. It had Julie Taymor, the visionary director of Disney's "The Lion King." Above all, it starred one of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:30 PM
After a rocky two-year stint on Broadway, the high-profile musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will close its doors in January, sources confirm to Variety.
The move is expected to be announced later this week.
The $75 million "Spider-Man," featuring...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:47 PM
It’s almost inconceivable today, but a generation ago, some of the biggest pop music events in the history of the planet came and went with no commercially available evidence left behind.
That curious fact is brought to the fore with this week&...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:37 AM
"Song of Spider-Man" is a tell-all memoir about the contentious behind-the-scenes drama that dominated the most expensive show in Broadway history. Written by Glen Berger, who co-wrote the script for the $75-million spectacle, the book provides a juicy...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:56 AM
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| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:50 AM
He’s a world famous rock star and a world renowned human rights activist, but few new U2 frontman Bono was also one hell of an impersonator until he stepped onto the stage at the recent Clinton Global Initiative conference in New York and did his...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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Highlights from four Amnesty International all-star concert tours from 1986 and 1998 will be released for the first time on Nov. 5 in a six-disc DVD box and a two-CD set featuring awareness- and...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Two-thirds of the Police -- guitarist Andy Summers and drummer Stewart Copeland -- will be reunited on Sunday to talk about their role in Amnesty International’s benefit concerts at the world premiere of “Released!” a new concert film...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Shakespeare and contemporary popular music might seem like strange bedfellows, but his plays have a way of coalescing with whatever musical style is thrown their way. A rock version of "Two Gentlemen of Verona" won the Tony for best musical in 1972,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:43 PM
The Phish jam-rock band is returning to the Hampton Coliseum Oct. 18-20. It's to be the latest in a series of key musical moments in the life of a legendary, 43-year building. I've been around to cover 19 of those years. Here are five memorable shows from...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Shout Factory has announced the Nov. 5 release of a six-DVD box set commemorating the 25th anniversary of Amnesty Intl'.s "Human Rights Now" benefit concerts. Proceeds from the set, titled "Release!," will benefit Amnesty.
Drawn from largely unreleased...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:23 PM
A Lehigh Valley congressman will be with the United Nations secretary general as well as music icons such as U2 frontman Bono and Stevie Wonder next weekend at a massive music festival in New York’s Central Park to focus on......