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  • Idina Menzel off to robust start in 'If/Then' musical on Broadway

    Riding a wave of publicity following her appearance at last week's Oscars ceremony, where her mispronounced name instantly became an Internet meme, Idina Menzel saw robust business at her new Broadway musical, "If/Then," which began performances on...
  • Video: A song from 'Wicked'

    Video: A song from 'Wicked'
    This Theater Loop Showcase video is “Wicked,” the touring Broadway musical currently onstage at the Oriental Theatre. Based on Gregory Maguire’s novel, which is in turn based on L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz," "Wicked" sees Elphaba...
  • Broadway's 'Spider-Man' Is Not a Flop, At Least Not to One Theater District Restaurant

    "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" may take the title as the money-losing-est musical in Broadway history when it closes Jan. 4 -- but don't call it a flop. At least not when you're out for a meal at theater district restaurant Joe Allen. The home of a...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Wicked' Breaks the $3 Million Barrier in Record-Breaking Christmas Week

    This year after Christmas, the floor wasn't just strewn with torn wrapping paper -- it was littered with the remains of broken Broadway records in a B.O.-busting holiday frame. "Wicked" ($3,201,333 for nine perfs) became the first show ever to top $3...
  • Ryan Gosling to produce Busby Berkeley biopic, may star

    Ryan Gosling to produce Busby Berkeley biopic, may star
    Having recently portrayed a getaway driver, a bank robber, a loose-cannon cop and an expat gangster, it's only logical that Ryan Gosling's next role could be … Busby Berkeley? The star of "Drive" and "The Place Beyond the Pines" is set to produce...
  • Idina Menzel Starrer 'If/Then' Navigates the Road to Broadway

    If a show represents the only new musical on the spring Broadway slate that's not tied to a well-known movie property, then will the tuner struggle to attract attention in a crowded season? If the show is "If/Then," then maybe not. Propelled by the...
  • 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....
  • Broadway Box Office: Snowstorm Softens Sales at Shows All Over the Street

    Last week's blizzard blew a chill wind over the Broadway box office, further softening up sales in a month that is often one of the Main Stem's cruelest. The severe stormfront, dumping some 11" of snow in Central Park, made it even harder for...
  • London Theater Breaks Box Office Records As Broadway Treads Water

    Broadway may have ended a record-breaking streak last season, but across the pond, numbers are on their way up. In London, both box office and attendance rose to new highs in 2013, according to the latest report from the Society of London Theater. At the...
  • 'Frozen': Defying meteorology ★★★

    'Frozen': Defying meteorology ★★&#9733
    Big, bright, often beautiful and essentially an action movie, as are most animated features these days, "Frozen" comes from Walt Disney Animation Studios. While Disney credits the 1845 Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Snow Queen" as primary...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'The Lion King' Snatches the 2013 Crown from 'Wicked'

    In the midst of their ongoing tussle for the number one slot in Broadway's weekly Top 10, sixteen-year-old musical "The Lion King" has taken the title of top earner of the year, wrestling it away from longtime pack leader "Wicked." Riding a remarkable...