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The Best Musicals That Have Been Made Into Movies

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.

05/03/2013

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‘Matilda: The Musical’ Lands 12 Tony Award Nominations

“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.

05/01/2013

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What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Nominations

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.

04/30/2013

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‘Kinky Boots’ Leads Tony Award Nominations With 13

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.

04/30/2013

"Walk Like a Man" with Nick Cosgrove, Miles Jacoby, John Gardiner and Michael Lomenda (JEREMY DANIEL)

Theater Review: ‘Jersey Boys’ Struts Into San Francisco

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.

03/18/2013

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Tony Awards To Head Back To Radio City Music Hall

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.

03/18/2013

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An Amazing Interview With Johnny Rzeznik Inside Jayn’s Office

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.”

02/01/2013

"Wicked" The Musical Previews In Melbourne

Broadway’s ‘Wicked’ Musical Earns New Record

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…

01/02/2013

Alicia Silverstone Set To Perform In Porn Comedy On Broadway

Alicia Silverstone Set To Perform In Porn Comedy On Broadway

San Francisco-native, Alicia Silverstone is coming back to Broadway in a romantic comedy set in the porn industry…

08/22/2012

Twitter Supoenaed Over Threats At Tyson Show

Twitter Subpoenaed Over Threats At Tyson Show

San Francisco-based Twitter & the NYPD were at odds this week over tweeted threats about prizefighter Mike Tyson’s one-man show in Broadway…

08/09/2012

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