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  • Idina Menzel opens on Broadway in musical 'If/Then'

    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,"...
  • Broadway Box Office: Neil Patrick Harris Looks Legendary in 'Hedwig' Launch

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Cinderella' Rises, But Not Royally, with Carly Rae Jepsen

    Producers of Broadway's "Cinderella" are glad they called her, maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen, who joined the cast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Feb. 4 alongside Fran Drescher, helped drive up the show's box office by 25% vs. the prior week. Of course,...
  • 'Book of Mormon' Breaks Box Office Records on the Road, Too

    "The Book of Mormon," which has made a habit of breaking box office records on Broadway, has claimed a major title on the road, too: The production's national tour has logged the highest one-week gross ever for a national tour. "Mormon" (pictured above...
  • Hugh Jackman to Host the Tony Awards for the Fourth Time

    Hugh Jackman has signed on to host the 68th annual Tony Awards in June, returning to the legit kudocast he previously emceed in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Jackman is a favorite among legit auds and one of the Main Stem's true box office powerhouses. His...
  • 'Last Ship' tickets go on sale Friday

    Tickets for “The Last Ship,” the new Broadway-bound musical with an original score by Sting, will go on sale on Friday, Feb. 14, representatives for Broadway In Chicago announced on Wednesday. Based on Sting’s childhood spent in the...
  • Sting Musical 'The Last Ship' Books Broadway Theater, Cast

    "The Last Ship," the new musical with songs by Sting, has booked Broadway passage to the Neil Simon Theater, where the show will launch previews this fall. Casting also has been confirmed, with Michael Esper leading an ensemble that also includes Aaron...
  • 'The Sunshine Boys' Part Of Nutmeg Summer Series

    'The Sunshine Boys' Part Of Nutmeg Summer Series
    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....
  • Eastern Pa.'s most famous 'American Idol' alum joins Broadway's biggest play

     
    Eastern Pennsylvania’s most famous “American Idol “ alumnus is headed back to Broadway, a few days after he performs in his home county. Justin Guarini , the Doylestown resident who was runner-up to Kelly Clarkson on the FOX-TV show&#...
  • 'Last Ship' casting announced

    'Last Ship' casting announced
    Producers of “The Last Ship,” the new musical by Sting having its pre-Broadway tryout in Chicago this summer, announced casting and the show's future Broadway home on Wednesday. “The Last Ship” will begin previews at the Neil Simon...