| May 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CBS has announced the performers for the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony, airing June 8. The telecast will feature performances from nominees Neil Patrick Harris (with the cast of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"); Idina Menzel, who will perform a song from the...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
She is the meanest woman ever to get her own plush toy.
Maleficent, the wicked fairy from "Sleeping Beauty" who condemns the infant Princess Aurora to die, is the protagonist of a new movie starring Angelina Jolie and an unlikely character to boast...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Hugh Jackman, who returned this year as host of the Tony Awards, kept the "X-Men" references to a minimum and put Broadway front and center during Sunday's ceremony in New York.
But last year's host, Neil Patrick Harris, also made his presence felt --...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Hit the lights, turn up the volume, cue the actors -- anddddd perfect.
The 2014 Tony Awards will air live Sunday, June 8, at 8 p.m. ET (and delayed to air at 8 p.m. PT) on CBS, from Radio City Musical Hall in New York City.
This year, “A...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Hugh Jackman leaned back in a Radio City Musical Hall chair at a Tony Awards rehearsal session Thursday and contemplated the question that has been on everyone's mind — including his — since he was asked to step in for longtime host Neil...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:30 PM
As all of Broadway holds its breath for the impending Tony nominations, new titles including "Aladdin," "Beautiful" and "If/Then" have already attained strong sales momentum even before awards hype kicks in.
Overall Broadway sales fell last week in the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Casting for “Amazing Grace,” the new musical set to begin performances at the Bank of America Theatre on October 9, was announced on Wednesday. The show features music and lyrics by Christopher Smith with a book by Smith and Arthur Giron. It...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Long before "Frozen" and John Travolta made her famous, Idina Menzel was a certifiable Broadway star with enough box-office clout to open a show. On Sunday, the Tony Award-winning actress, who has appeared in the hit musicals "Rent" and "Wicked,"...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Life backstage and behind the curtain will make up three shows in this season’s Nutmeg Summer Series presented at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
“A Chorus Line” opens the three-show series June 5 to 14....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Get ready for Meryl Streep to strap on a guitar and rock out.
The 18-time Oscar nominee is set to play the lead role in the upcoming rock 'n' roll dramedy "Ricki and the Flash," which TriStar Productions announced it has acquired.
In the film, to be...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Adam Halpin and Katie Rose Clarke star in the Long Wharf Theatre production of the two-actor musical "The Last Five Years."
Gordon Edelstein, artistic director at the theater, stages the show with music by Jason Robert Brown.
A film version of the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Kristin Chenoweth, the pint-sized Broadway powerhouse, will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame this summer as the 43rd performer to receive the honor.
The star of "Wicked" is scheduled to appear at the June 21 opening night concert at...