| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:11 AM
“Dancing With the Stars” sure likes to keep us on our twinkle toes. In this sixth week of competition, the producers decided to throw a couple of bedazzled wrenches into the usually well-oiled ballroom glitterverse.
First, they added an...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Before I saw "Frozen," Disney's altogether splendid new animated feature, I couldn't remember the last time I'd emerged from such a movie actually humming the soundtrack. Forced to guess, I'd say it was 15 years ago with "Mulan," a modest charmer whose...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS.
The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:39 AM
With "Frozen," not since "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King" have I been so impressed with a musical Disney movie.
This reworking of "The Snow Queen" fairy tale features dazzling animation, grounded characters and a sparkling array of original...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Right now Bob Greenblatt is adding "live TV musicals" to his list of favorite things (right after brown paper packages tied up with string).
"Sound of Music Live!", the first live musical on network television in more than 50 years and a pet project...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Take a look at Broadway's 2013-14 slate, and one thing's clear: Spring 2014 sure is crowded with notable new musicals. "Rocky," "Aladdin," "The Bridges of Madison County," "Bullets Over Broadway," "If/Then," "Beautiful" -- the list is long enough that...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Broadway had a single new addition to the lineup last week, and even if box office for "Beautiful" wasn't quite gorgeous, it was still a promising start for a tuner that looks to tap the same vein of boomer nostalgia that helped make "Jersey Boys" a hit....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Just before "Wicked" flies away to the next city, Chicago will experience a new Glinda and Madame Morrible as Jenn Gambatese and Kim Zimmer depart the national tour.
Beginning on Dec. 16, Gina Beck, a British actress who played Glinda in the West End,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Holiday entertainment this year will include a new stage tuner.
"Holiday Inn," based in the 1942 Paramount movie musical centering on a country inn open only on major holidays, will have its stage preem next fall at the Goodspeed Opera House in East...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:25 AM
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Proving that a big-budget musical can overcome initial bad reviews to become a mainstay on Broadway, "Wicked" is celebrating its 10th anniversary in New York on Wednesday, with special appearances scheduled for...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon" has arrived in Orlando with a production that, saints be praised, is as much a thrill as the original.
Of course, the carefully plotted story, rip-roaring musical numbers and witty lyrics remain the same....