| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Complete casting was announced for movie-turned-musical "Big Fish," which will transfer to Broadway with its two leads in tow.
Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz ("Dead Accounts") and Tony nominee Kate Baldwin ("Finian's Rainbow"), who starred in the recent...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Jonathan Freeman, the actor who portrayed the villain Jafar in Disney's 1992 animated pic "Aladdin," will reprise his role onstage in the Broadway-bound legit adaptation of the tale, in which he'll be part of a cast led by Adam Jacobs ("Les Miserables,"...
| Sep 6, 2013
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Disney has released the first trailer for "Saving Mr. Banks," starring Oscar winners Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson.
Directed by John Lee Hancock, pic chronicles Walt Disney's (Hanks) 14-year effort to persuade Aussie author P.L. Travers to sell him the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:54 AM
You can't swing a critic around Times Square without hitting some kid who's featured, if not starring, in a Broadway show.
This fact was abundantly clear in the opening number of June's Tony Awards show when young cast members of "Annie," "Matilda,"...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Tony winner Victoria Clarke and Danny Burstein, nommed for Tonys in each of the last two seasons, are among the thesps signed on to appear alongside Mary-Louise Parker in the upcoming Broadway production of "The Snow Geese."
Clark will temporarily exit...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:14 AM
The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire said Friday that it has found its lead for its upcoming production of "Mary Poppins," directed by Gary Griffin.
Summer Naomi Smart, currently appearing in "Shrek" at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, will play the title...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The recently wrapped D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center proved to be more than a three-day biannual gathering of Disney fans. It was a mind-boggling testament to the pop culture juggernaut that Walter Elias Disney hath wrought.
Thanks to a stable...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Midway through an extensive exploration of the songs of Disney’s past, composer Alan Menken needed a breather. Menken, a regular Disney orchestrator since his work on 1989’s “The Little Mermaid,” fanned himself with his song sheets...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:28 AM
Bucks County Playhouse which re-opened last year after nearly closing permanently, has had great year bringing in big names such as Andrea McArdle, Tyne Daly and James Earl Jones for adult fare at the New Hope theater. Now the playhouse which is turning...
| Aug 4, 2013
In January, Eli Baker was a sixth-grader in Glastonbury, playing on soccer and lacrosse teams and auditioning for stage, film and television roles.
Two months later, the 11-year-old was filming a NBC television pilot, "Growing Up Fisher," that will be a...
| Jul 21, 2013
Seven weeks after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated"Hello, Dolly!" opened on Broadway and gave America something to sing and cheer about.
The historic musical comedy triumph is something Broadway old-timers still rhapsodize about. The...