| 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.
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
North London's 326-seat, not-for-profit Almeida Theater was the runaway winner at the 2014 Olivier Awards, along with the West End version of the Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon."
The Almeida and Headlong co-production of Lucy Kirkwood's new play...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — If you happened to notice hell freezing over this Broadway season, please don't assume that it was another fluky manifestation of climate change. There's something I need to confess: The musical I enjoyed most out of the top Tony...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:03 AM
In the years since Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's "Bounce" bowed at the Goodman Theatre in 2003, replete with Hal Prince, Broadway stars, press conferences and expectations to match, it has become clear to Sondheim watchers that this particular...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Abba's Benny Andersson and BjÃ¶rn Ulvaeus will reunite to celebrate 15 years of the hit show "Mamma Mia!" at this year's Olivier Awards in London, the show announced Thursday.
Andersson and Ulvaeus will perform with the current London "Mamma Mia!"...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A new digital venture is betting old-school Broadway is the key to a lucrative new-media audience.
Stage 17, launching a public beta next month ahead of a wider rollout later in the spring, targets a mostly female demographic of tech-savvy, cultured 25-...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Who says a matinee has to be on a Wednesday afternoon?
Well, Broadway does, and has for years. But later this spring, a concerted push to institute a Thursday matinee option will bring the Main Stem more in line with the West End, where a far-less-...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:09 PM
David Beach , (Broadway's "Mamma Mia!," ""Urinetown" and "Moon Over Buffalo" Goodspeed's "The Great American Mousical") will play the devilish Applegate in Goodspeed Musicals' production of "Damn Yankees", running Ap[ril 11 to June 21 at the Goodspeed...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Barry Manilow is accustomed to working in rarefied settings: the glittering showrooms of Las Vegas, for instance, or the high-end recording studios in which he made such inescapable soft-rock standards as "Mandy," "Looks Like We Made It" and "Can't...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Broadway in Chicago has announced several new bookings for the upcoming season, most of which are reprise engagements of popular touring attractions, although some are new productions.
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will play March 18-30...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Broadway in Chicago held its annual summer concert on Monday, packing Millennium Park despite crummy weather. The massive crowd suggested that if there is one thing Chicagoans like more than Broadway shows, it's the chance to see bits of Broadway shows...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Karen Mason and Mark Jacoby will head the six-member cast of a new musical show, “Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook” which will be receiving a workshop production at Goodspeed Musical’s Norma Terris Theatre in Chester.
The show features...