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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Nicole Parker of 'MADtv' and Elphaba fame flies out of Hills home

    Elphaba may have worked some magic to sell her Hollywood Hills-area home for exactly its listing price of $1.847 million. Known off the “Wicked” stage as Nicole Parker, the actress and her husband, Brett Parker, bought the 1926 Spanish-style...
  • 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...
  • "Smash" star appears in Lauderdale as part of WinterStage

    "Smash" star appears in Lauderdale as part of WinterStage
    Broadway belter and “Smash” star Megan Hilty is coming to Fort Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse on Thursday. The show will feature songs from the defunct NBC musical drama “Smash” and a few show tunes, especially from Hilty&...
  • Gabbing with Justin Guarini: 'American Idol' alum talks about new 'Love' show at Bucks County Playhouse, Broadway, and that story about him being poor

     
    When director/producer Gordon Greenberg and Bucks County Playhouse approached “American Idol” runner-up Justin Guarini to do a show to kick off the playhouse’s new cabaret series, Guarini signed on immediately. It didn’t take...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'The Lion King' Snatches the 2013 Crown from 'Wicked'

    In the midst of their ongoing tussle for the number one slot in Broadway's weekly Top 10, sixteen-year-old musical "The Lion King" has taken the title of top earner of the year, wrestling it away from longtime pack leader "Wicked." Riding a remarkable...
  • Two Broadway Publicists Hang Out Shingles as Hartman Group Closes

    A pair of Broadway press agents at PR firm the Hartman Group, long one of the two big dogs in the small world of Broadway praiseries, are striking out on their own as the Hartman Group closes up shop this week. Leslie Baden Papa has hung out the new...
  • 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...