| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Pantages Theatre has added an asterisk or two to its claim in October that "The Book of Mormon" had set a new record for the biggest single-week box-office take in Los Angeles theater history.
On further review, Pantages spokesman Wayne McWhorter...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The holiday season is usually a bountiful time of year for Broadway shows. Hordes of tourists bring about a bump in box-office receipts for musicals and plays across the board.
The most recent holiday period proved to be no exception. "Wicked," still...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Broadway will show that it cares when stars, producers, writers, and directors come together for “From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook” on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at Waterbury's Palace Theater.
Linda Eder ("Jekyll & Hyde"),...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The SantaLand Diaries
By David Sedaris. Directed by Rob Ruggiero. Through Dec. 23 at TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org
"My costume is green. I wear green velvet knickers, a forest green velvet smock,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:42 PM
NEW YORK — On a walking tour of Times Square, something supercalifragilisticexpialidocious happened. With the guide at my side, I was strolling along the streets without causing any casualties. No banging into clumps of tourists or wiping small...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Attendance at touring Broadway shows nationwide dropped for the second straight season, according to a newly released report from the Broadway League. The report said that 12.7 million people attended a touring show in the 2011-12 season, down from 13.1...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
When Shoshana Bean put on the green greasepaint to become Elphaba in the Broadway musical "Wicked," she had a built-in fan base — theatergoers who loved the character and the show.
Parlaying her theater success into a singing career means...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Twenty-five years of playing Groucho Marx means a lot of wisecracks, cigars and greasepaint for Frank Ferrante, who performs in West Palm Beach Friday and Saturday in "An Evening With Groucho."
"I want it to be what audience members would have...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Hard-core rap could soon be experienced by a whole new crowd. A new musical inspired by Tupac Shakur's music is in development, with an eye toward Broadway.
Helmed by Kenny Leon ("A Raisin in the Sun," "Fences"), "Holler if Ya Hear Me" is being...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Harriett D. Foy (Broadway’s “The American Plan,” “Mamma Mia!”, “Once On This Island”) and Tony Award-nominated John Herrera (Broadway’s “The Threepenny Opera,” “1776,” “The...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:45 AM
The musical fantasy, “LMNOP” will have a workshop production at Goodspeed Musicals’ Norma Terris Theatre July 25 to Aug. 18
The show is the third workshop production on Goodspeed’s second stage, following announcements of...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:55 PM
"Pippin," which debuted on Broadway in 1972 with Bob Fosse directing, was named best revival of a musical at the 67th Tony Awards, presented Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall.
The production, with a score by Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked," "Godspell"),...