| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:05 AM
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...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:32 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:52 PM
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...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:38 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:30 AM
NEW YORK — Rick Elice and Roger Rees are a quintessential New York couple. So much so, in fact, that their apartment, located on Central Park West on Manhattan's Upper West Side, served as a model for the lighting design in Terrence McNally's...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In her belated return to Broadway after "Wicked," powerhouse belter Idina Menzel is sorely misused in "If/Then." "Next to Normal" writing team Brian Yorkey (who bears responsibility for the pretentious book and lyrics) and Tom Kitt (who composed the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:01 AM
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,"...
| 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 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...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Lyric Opera has solved its Maria problem. The Broadway actress Jenn Gambatese ("Tarzan: The Musical"), most recently seen in Chicago as Glinda in the national tour of "Wicked," will play Maria, the strumming novice, in the company's spring production of...