Ever since “Chicago” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003, Hollywood seems to be going back to Broadway for its material, like it did back in the ’50s and ’60s.
“Matilda: The Musical” is a witty musical adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl and is true to his bleak vision of childhood as a savage battleground.
What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.
The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.
Theatregoers in San Francisco were transported to the ’60s with the familiar head-bopping tunes of the Four Seasons as the Broadway hit musical “Jersey Boys” opened on March 12th for its third engagement in the Bay Area.
Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.
It can’t get any more intimate than this, big names in small places, Johnny Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls performs two songs and chats it up on another edition of “Live From Jayn’s Office.”
Oz has reclaimed the box office crown. The 9 yr-old “Wicked” took in close to $3M over 9 performances, the highest single-week gross in Broadway history…
San Francisco-native, Alicia Silverstone is coming back to Broadway in a romantic comedy set in the porn industry…
San Francisco-based Twitter & the NYPD were at odds this week over tweeted threats about prizefighter Mike Tyson’s one-man show in Broadway…