Stories tagged: broadway
Wed., July 31, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
“Broadway, Beat by Beat” will be performed Friday through Sunday on the Margot and Robert Ogden Main Stage.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking its way to Broadway.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
Maxwell made her Broadway debut as an understudy in the 1989 production of the musical “City of Angels.”
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
The first King George III from “Hamilton” is ready to put on his crown again.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017
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
Broadway welcomed a new theater Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Jake Gyllenhaal.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017
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
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
If Donald Trump is waiting for an apology from the cast of “Hamilton,” he will have to continue to wait.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the “Hamilton” cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful about equality.