| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Famous faces helped keep some Broadway titles buoyant in an ebb-tide week, as Neil Patrick Harris, Denzel Washington, Bryan Cranston and -- indirectly -- Carole King pumped interest in their respective shows.
Harris, for one, proved that the boffo...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:22 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The Easter Bunny brought a whopper of a basket to Broadway last week, as the overlap of the holiday with Gotham schools' spring break schedule resurrected sales so boffo they wouldn't be out of place during the year-end yuletide weeks that are the Rialto'...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Last week, the Broadway production of "Beautiful," the backstage musical featuring the music of Carole King and starring Chicago's Jessie Mueller, grossed more than $1 million. There are plenty of directors on Broadway whom you might term rising stars,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:31 AM
No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did.
Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
If it were possible to gauge a Broadway musical's box office prospects from a single performance alone, then Neil Patrick Harris' turn in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" looks legendary.
But we'll have to, ahem, wait for it if we want to know for sure...
| 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 7, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The next “Broadway in Miami” season has hot hit show “The Book of Mormon” and the South Florida premiere of “Disney’s Newsies.”
The spate of musicals, brought into the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The national tour of “Motown The Musical,” kicking off in Chicago in April, has found its Diana Ross and Berry Gordy, representatives for the tour announced on Monday.
Allison Semmes, a Chicago native and graduate of the University of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Orlando's brand-new performing-arts center will present an old favorite — enduring musical "The Phantom of the Opera" — as its first touring Broadway show.
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which will open downtown this...