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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Idina Menzel replaced by 'Adele Dazeem' in 'If/Then' playbill joke

    Idina Menzel replaced by 'Adele Dazeem' in 'If/Then' playbill joke
    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,...
  • Travolta's Oscar Flub Could Be Good for Broadway Musical 'If/Then'

    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...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Les Miserables,' 'Aladdin' Muscle Onto the Scene

    "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...
  • Kristin Chenoweth battles asthma

    Kristin Chenoweth battles asthma
    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...
  • Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show

    Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show
    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...
  • 'American Idol's' Justin Guarini play 'Lovesick' in New Hope is revealing, funny and shows his talent

     
    Here are four revealing things the audience learned from “American Idol” runner-up Justin Guarini in his new one-man stage show “Lovesick,” which opened Friday at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope: He actually had a serious...