| Nov 10, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Patty Snodgrass had qualified to run in her first New York City Marathon three years ago, but injuries derailed the retired U.S. Treasury Department employee from fulfilling that dream. She was going to use what is essentially a rain check from the New...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:30 AM
She emerged from the womb "like a froggy, ferny cabbage." Some folks never did get over the shock of seeing the artichoke-colored baby, who grew up to be a fearsome threat to a girl from Kansas ... and her little dog, too.
That green-skinned character...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Another classic American film set in Baltimore is headed for Broadway, but unlike "Hairspray" this one may be a less obvious fit.
Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-...
| Jul 14, 2011
Prior to this year, Annapolis native Justin Brill had only seen one play at the Kennedy Center, and that was when he was a teenager and his family took his mom to see "Beauty and the Beast" onMother's Day.
For his second time around at the...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 12:03 PM
The Hippodrome's 2012-2013 Broadway Series will have tried-and-true crowd pleasers such as "Wicked" and "Beauty and the Beast" alongside newer musicals "American Idiot" and "Billy Elliot."
"From a consumer perspective, this is a juggernaut season,"...
| Aug 10, 2008
On stage a few weeks ago at the Music Box Theater at the Borgata Hotel, Idina Menzel (star of Broadway's Rent and Wicked) admitted having some anxiety about bringing her singing act to this seaside resort. A peasant dress she'd worn when performing in...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Mar 10 (TheWrap.com) - Maybe season two ofÂ True DetectiveÂ will be about trying to find the person who really shut down HBOGo during the season one finale.
The highly anticipated final episode of the first series of the cable network's critically...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Adele Dazeem was a big hit at the Academy Awards when she sang "Let It Go" from the Oscar-winning Disney animated movie "Frozen." And now the exotically named actress will be headlining a Broadway musical.
In a social media joke circulating on Twitter,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Les Miserables" stormed back to Broadway and "Aladdin" made a little box office magic of its own last week, with the two big-name tuners beginning previews in a seven-day frame that saw overall Main Stem sales decline.
Curiosity often drives B.O. at a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
John Travolta memorably mangled Idina Menzel's name during the Oscars on March 3 and that may have been rough for Menzel right before she belted out the hit tune from Disney's "Frozen." But in the silver lining department, it could actually be a good...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Emmy-winner Kristin Chenoweth, one of Broadway's finest singers, tells "The Doctors" that she has been battling asthma for more than a decade.
"Ten years ago, around the time after 9/11, I began to suffer with not being able to get my breath," Chenoweth...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The coming week looks like it will be an extremely busy one for actress Idina Menzel.
The "Wicked" and "Rent" veteran is scheduled to sing "Let It Go" from the Disney animated movie "Frozen" on Sunday at the Oscar ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in...