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  • Lyric Opera announces its Maria

    Lyric Opera announces its Maria
    Lyric Opera has solved its Maria problem. The Broadway actress Jenn Gambatese ("Tarzan: The Musical"), most recently seen in Chicago as Glinda in the national tour of "Wicked," will play Maria, the strumming novice, in the company's spring production of...
  • Disney's 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' Gets U.S. Stage Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse

    The stage musical adaptation of Disney's 1996 animated pic "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," which premiered in Germany in 1999 but never made it Stateside, will have its American preem as part of the 2014-15 season at La Jolla Playhouse, alongside the...
  • U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla

    U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla
    The stage musical version of the 1996 Disney animated movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" was first produced in Germany more than a decade ago but has not been seen in the U.S. That will change finally when the La Jolla Playhouse presents the U.S....
  • Robert Zemeckis, Universal at Work on 'Back to the Future' Musical for West End

    Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Bob Gale have teamed with Universal Stage Prods., producer Colin Ingram and Amblin Entertainment to turn 1985 time-travel comedy "Back to the Future" into a stage musical. Zemeckis, who directed the pic, and original...
  • Broadway Box Office: Tackled by the Super Bowl

    The prophets of doom turned out to be right last week, as the Super Bowl took a supersized bite out of Broadway sales that were already weakened by the annual January slowdown. Box office slid some 13%, or $2.4 million, to $16.7 million for 26 shows on...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Cinderella' Rises, But Not Royally, with Carly Rae Jepsen

    Producers of Broadway's "Cinderella" are glad they called her, maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen, who joined the cast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Feb. 4 alongside Fran Drescher, helped drive up the show's box office by 25% vs. the prior week. Of course,...
  • 'Book of Mormon' Breaks Box Office Records on the Road, Too

    "The Book of Mormon," which has made a habit of breaking box office records on Broadway, has claimed a major title on the road, too: The production's national tour has logged the highest one-week gross ever for a national tour. "Mormon" (pictured above...
  • Hugh Jackman to Host the Tony Awards for the Fourth Time

    Hugh Jackman has signed on to host the 68th annual Tony Awards in June, returning to the legit kudocast he previously emceed in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Jackman is a favorite among legit auds and one of the Main Stem's true box office powerhouses. His...
  • 'Last Ship' tickets go on sale Friday

    Tickets for “The Last Ship,” the new Broadway-bound musical with an original score by Sting, will go on sale on Friday, Feb. 14, representatives for Broadway In Chicago announced on Wednesday. Based on Sting’s childhood spent in the...
  • Sting Musical 'The Last Ship' Books Broadway Theater, Cast

    "The Last Ship," the new musical with songs by Sting, has booked Broadway passage to the Neil Simon Theater, where the show will launch previews this fall. Casting also has been confirmed, with Michael Esper leading an ensemble that also includes Aaron...
  • Nicole Parker of 'MADtv' and Elphaba fame flies out of Hills home

    Elphaba may have worked some magic to sell her Hollywood Hills-area home for exactly its listing price of $1.847 million. Known off the “Wicked” stage as Nicole Parker, the actress and her husband, Brett Parker, bought the 1926 Spanish-style...
  • Eastern Pa.'s most famous 'American Idol' alum joins Broadway's biggest play

     
    Eastern Pennsylvania’s most famous “American Idol “ alumnus is headed back to Broadway, a few days after he performs in his home county. Justin Guarini , the Doylestown resident who was runner-up to Kelly Clarkson on the FOX-TV show&#...