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  • Ryan Gosling to produce Busby Berkeley biopic, may star

    Ryan Gosling to produce Busby Berkeley biopic, may star
    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...
  • 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...
  • Idina Menzel Starrer 'If/Then' Navigates the Road to Broadway

    If a show represents the only new musical on the spring Broadway slate that's not tied to a well-known movie property, then will the tuner struggle to attract attention in a crowded season? If the show is "If/Then," then maybe not. Propelled by the...
  • 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...
  • 'Kinky Boots,' 'Pippin,' 'Once' Top New Season For Bushnell

    'Kinky Boots,' 'Pippin,' 'Once' Top New Season For Bushnell
    Tony topppers “Kinky Boots,” “Pippin” and “Once” are the highlights of the 2014-15 Broadway season at Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The announcement to subscribers and group sales leaders...
  • New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse Has Broadway in Its Season's Sights

    The Broadway-aimed revival of "Can-Can" and the world premiere of the musical version of 1998 Cinderella redux "Ever After" are among the titles on the 2014-15 slate at the Paper Mill Playhouse, the Milburn, N.J., nonprofit that recently yielded current...
  • 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...