Stories tagged: broadway
Wed., July 31, 2019, 11:32 a.m.
Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Cabaret,” “Company” and “Sweeney Todd” and …
UPDATED: Sun., May 5, 2019, 11:45 a.m.
The Tony-nominated actor grew up wanting to be just like his dad, Robert, who taught drama at the former Holy Names College and Eastern Washington State College.
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
The new musical, a retelling of the Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice, leads all shows with 14 nominations, including four acting nods.
Sun., April 21, 2019, 3:27 p.m.
Spokane is about 3,000 miles away from Broadway, the world-renowned theater district in the heart of Manhattan. But that hasn’t meant that local performers have found steady work and success …
Sun., April 21, 2019, 6 a.m.
As a child in Spokane, Sophia Anne Caruso dreamed of being a leading lady in a Broadway musical. Now 17, and with “Beetlejuice” set to open this week, her dream …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
“Broadway, Beat by Beat” will be performed Friday through Sunday on the Margot and Robert Ogden Main Stage.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 3 p.m.
Ever since the historical musical “Hamilton” began its march to near-universal infatuation, one group has noticeably withheld its applause – historians. Many academics argue the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, the …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5 p.m.
After more than 21 years on Broadway, three U.S. national tours, long runs in London, Hamburg, Tokyo and Madrid, and an international touring company, there have been a lot of …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 5:38 p.m.
Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Lin-Manuel Miranda reprised his lead role in the hit musical “Hamilton” on Friday night to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 3 p.m.
Ladies and gentlemen, start your weeping. “The Notebook,” Nicholas Sparks’ beloved romance novel, is getting a Broadway adaptation, with music and lyrics by singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Hours before NBC News gave Megyn Kelly’s morning show the ax, her “Today” show predecessors Tamron Hall and Al Roker reunited Thursday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as “The Odd Couple,” “Barefoot in the Park” and his “Brighton Beach” trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died. …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Rosie O’Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway’s biggest musicals plan to serenade President Donald Trump on Monday – but from outside the White House in protest.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking its way to Broadway.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 11:21 a.m.
Maxwell made her Broadway debut as an understudy in the 1989 production of the musical “City of Angels.”
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 2:14 p.m.
The year on Broadway has come to a very sparkly end for theater producers as many shows recorded their most profitable weeks ever despite theater-goers facing bitter cold and some …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Finding his voice for each character, whether it’s the Italian-flavored “The Big Night,” or a space alien in “Men in Black,” is one of the first things Tony Shaloub works …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Springsteen performs 15 songs during the show but also tells stories about growing up. Tickets for the sold-out show, which runs through early February, are reselling for more than $1,000.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
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.
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.
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” 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.
The first King George III from “Hamilton” is ready to put on his crown again.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
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.
Broadway welcomed a new theater Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Jake Gyllenhaal.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the “Hamilton” cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful about equality.