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  • Kristin Chenoweth to headline Goodman Theatre gala

    Kristin Chenoweth to headline Goodman Theatre gala
    Goodman Theatre has landed one of Broadway’s biggest names for its “A Dream Evening” gala. Kristin Chenoweth (“Glee”) is set to perform at the benefit for Goodman Theatre’s education and community engagement...
  • Blond, green and popular: 'Wicked' has aged very well

    Blond, green and popular:  'Wicked' has aged very well
    So what is a man reviewing "Wicked" for the 9,837th time — give or take a few — going to say? Turn on Elphaba and Glinda after all these years of admiration for their staying power, charm, wit and appeal? How disillogicalifed such an act of...
  • Tupac Shakur musical set to open on Broadway in June

    Tupac Shakur musical set to open on Broadway in June
    A new musical inspired by the rap songs of the late Tupac Shakur is heading to Broadway. "Holler If Ya Hear Me" is scheduled to open at the Palace Theatre in New York on June 19, with preview performances set to begin on May 26. "Holler" isn't a...
  • 'Sound of Music Live!' a ratings hit for NBC, but critics not so kind

    'Sound of Music Live!' a ratings hit for NBC, but critics not so kind
    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...
  • 'Frozen': Idina Menzel to sing at Oscars

    'Frozen': Idina Menzel to sing at Oscars
    Will it be a sing-along number? Tony-winner Idina Menzel will sing "Let It Go" from the beloved Disney blockbuster "Frozen" at the Oscars March 2 on ABC. If the Oscar producers are wise, they'll put the number at the telecast's beginning and let all...
  • Broadway Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz brings cabaret to Orlando

     Broadway Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz brings cabaret to Orlando
    For actor Norbert Leo Butz, his solo cabaret show is a chance to challenge himself. For Central Floridians, it's a rare opportunity to see a two-time Tony winner in their own backyard. Butz, the original leading man in Broadway smash "Wicked," will...
  • Tourists Take Broadway: Out-of-Towners Bought Two-Thirds of All 2012-13 Tickets

    Tourist biz, an increasingly dominant force on Broadway in recent years, hit a high-water mark last season, with out-of-town visitors accounting for a whopping 66% of all ticket sales during the 2012-13 sesh. International tourism in particular hit...
  • "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Broward Center

    "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Broward Center
    It takes a lot to give a new take on a classic such as “The Wizard of Oz.” When the stage musical comes to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Jan 7-19, with the well-known Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg score, the show will boast...
  • Disney Considering 'Frozen' for Broadway, Obviously

    A spokesman for Disney Theatrical Prods. has confirmed that Disney Animation's hit "Frozen" is in early development for the stage, following a Fortune interview in which Bob Iger said the studio was in discussions about it. It'd be more surprising if...
  • Broadway Box Office: Cold Snap Takes the Heat Out of Sales

    January chilled Broadway to the bone last week, with the annual post-holiday slump and the polar vortex joining forces to push the Rialto box office barometer down by a mammoth $11.5 million. To be sure, Main Stem sales always plummet in the wake of...
  • Cabaret review: Norbert Leo Butz at The Abbey

     Cabaret review: Norbert Leo Butz at The Abbey
    Norbert Leo Butz brought a bit of Broadway to Orlando on Wednesday night with a rollicking, engaging cabaret at downtown nightspot The Abbey. The actor, who starred in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "Wicked" and most recently "Big Fish," is in town for two...
  • 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...