Stories tagged: broadway
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Bruce Springsteen plans a series of Broadway fall concerts
Springsteen becomes the latest and biggest artist in years to book a Broadway concert, a list that includes Il Divo, Barry Manilow, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and The …
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Michael Moore to take on Trump on Broadway this summer
The Academy Award-winning director of “Bowling for Columbine” will perform the one-man show “The Terms of My Surrender” at the Belasco Theatre starting July 28 for 12 weeks.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Stage version of ‘Frozen’ musical casts 2 Broadway veterans
Anna and Elsa will be played by Patti Murin and Cassie Levy. Levy has starred on Broadway in “Ghost,” “Wicked” and the 2014 revival of “Les Miserables,” while Murin starred …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 10 a.m.
“Come From Away” gets warm welcome on Broadway
“Come From Away” is based on the real-life story of how the tiny Canadian town of Gander, Newfoundland, took in and comforted thousands of stranded air passengers on 9/11, when …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
‘You’ll Be Back’ – Brian d’Arcy James returns to ‘Hamilton’
The first King George III from “Hamilton” is ready to put on his crown again.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Sara Bareilles to soon star in her Broadway show ‘Waitress’
The singer-songwriter of “Brave” and “Love Song” will make her Broadway acting debut on March 31 in the lead role of Jenna Hunterson. She’ll be in the show for 10 …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 4 p.m.
With ‘love and joy,’ Jake Gyllenhaal opens Broadway theater
Broadway welcomed a new theater Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Jake Gyllenhaal.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Jennifer Holliday backs out of Trump inauguration gig
Broadway star Jennifer Holliday has backed out as a performer at next week’s presidential inaugural following protests from her gay and black fans, further dimming the event’s already low celebrity …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 9 p.m.
Veteran Broadway actor George S. Irving dies
Actor George S. Irving, who won a Tony Award starring with Debbie Reynolds in the musical “Irene” and appeared in the original Broadway production of “Oklahoma,” died Monday at age …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
‘Hamilton’ actor says statement to Pence is ‘nothing to apologize for’
If Donald Trump is waiting for an apology from the cast of “Hamilton,” he will have to continue to wait.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
‘Hamilton’ member gives Pence earful; Trump: ‘Apologize!’
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the “Hamilton” cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful about equality.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, noon
Coeur d’Alene producer captivated by Broadway-bound 9/11 musical
Coeur d’Alene stage producer Laura Little is part of the team behind “Come From Away,” a popular musical about what happened after 38 commercial flights were diverted to a remote …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda visits Puerto Rico
Lin-Manuel Miranda jokingly compared himself to a hard-to-catch Pokemon as fans pursued him with cellphones Wednesday during a visit to his parents’ native Puerto Rico shortly after the end of …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Broadway stars to record song to benefit Orlando shooting victims
Dozens of Broadway stars horrified by the Orlando, Florida, nightclub shooting have lent their voices to recording a new version of the iconic 1965 song “What the World Needs Now …
Thu., June 9, 2016, 2:14 p.m.
Top ‘Hamilton’ premium ticket on Broadway pushed to record $849
Be prepared to fork over a lot more Hamiltons to see the Broadway smash “Hamilton.” Producers have pushed the top premium seat price up to a record $849.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
‘Hamilton’ star Miranda says ‘immigrants get the job done’
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” says it’s a needed reminder during a heated political season that “immigrants get the job done.”
Tue., May 3, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
‘Hamilton’ leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nominations
The megahit musical “Hamilton” has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show’s march into theatrical history.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
Young adult fiction booming on Broadway but cute it ain’t
Tuesday’s opening of the musical “Tuck Everlasting” will cap a remarkably rich few years for shows based on young adult fiction, including “Matilda the Musical,” “War Horse,” “Aladdin” and “The …
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
‘Motown the Musical’ to Broadway: ‘I’ll Be There’ – again
Motown Records founder Berry Gordy and producer Kevin McCollum said “Motown the Musical,” telling the story of how the record label rose and fell and then rose again, will return …
Fri., Nov. 29, 2013
Seasoned actors at their best in Pinter, Beckett
NEW YORK – For those who crave more than a single dose of ennui onstage, rejoice: The theater gods have given you two inscrutably postmodern classics this season. They’ve also …
Fri., Oct. 11, 2013
Musicals celebrate contributions of female singer-songwriters
NEW YORK – Mary Bridget Davies is part singer, part actress and part spirit conjurer. The bubbly performer is uncanny at capturing the look and sound of the late Janis …
Fri., July 19, 2013
Passion comes to Broadway in ‘Forever Tango’
NEW YORK – It may not please purist tango lovers – it may even scandalize them. But the affair going on between “Forever Tango” and salsa star Gilberto Santa Rosa …
Fri., June 21, 2013
Tonys give boost to Broadway sales
NEW YORK – There were smiles at many Broadway box offices last week as a big financial bounce followed the Tony Awards, with the biggest winners being “Pippin,” “Matilda the …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2012
There’s a bit of everything on Broadway this fall
Stars, stars, stars It wouldn’t be Broadway these days without A-list celebs, and this season has lured Pacino, Holmes, Paul Rudd, Jessica Chastain and Alec Baldwin. Returning Broadway veterans include …
Sun., March 18, 2012
Spotlight: ‘Jersey Boys’ will hit Spokane this fall
WestCoast Entertainment has announced that “Jersey Boys,” the lauded Broadway musical, will play a three-week engagement in Spokane this fall. The play, which tells the story of Frankie Valli and …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011
Mel Brooks’ ‘Young Frankenstein’ opens tonight at INB
Here’s how to recognize Rory Donovan this week at the INB Performing Arts Center: Look for the guy in the green muscle suit, the 4½ inch platform boots and the …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2011
Noted choreographer pumps excitement into ‘Come Fly Away’
The Chairman of the Board is gone. Ol’ Blue Eyes has departed.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2011
Spotlight: ‘Mythbusters’ tour lands at INB
How can “Mythbusters,” the Discovery Channel science series, do a live, touring show? Find out for yourself when “Mythbusters: Behind the Myths Tour” arrives at the INB Performing Arts Center …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2011
Spotlight: Locally filmed ‘Norman’ scoring big with critics
The soon-to-be- released “Norman” is a Spokane rarity – a locally filmed movie getting outstanding reviews and major film festival awards. “Norman” is a coming-of-age story about a high school …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2011
Roundabouts cut traffic accidents, experts say
The city of Spokane Valley recently finished construction on its third roundabout this year, making it a leader among local jurisdictions using the giant rings of concrete to send drivers …