Chaplin Sets Closing Date


The new Broadway bio-musical, Chaplin sets its closing date. After struggling at the box office for weeks the musical, starring Rob McClure and featuring direction by Warren Carlyle, will close on January 6, 2012. The production will have played 24 preview and 136 regular performances. “We are so disappointed to close this show,” said […]

Release Date Set for Cast Album of Chaplin, Starring Rob McClure


Masterworks Broadway will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Chaplin.  Produced by Grammy-winner David Lai, the album will available via digital download on December 4, 2012 with the CD following on January 8, 2013.   The Original Cast Recording of Chaplin will also be available for purchase in the Barrymore Theatre. Producers of Chaplin recently announced a […]

New Musical Chaplin to Launch National Tour Fall 2014


The producers of the new Broadway musical Chaplin have announced that AWA Partners is putting together a US national tour that will launch in the fall of 2014, with plans for an international world tour to follow. Chaplin, a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book […]

Chaplin Opens on Broadway- Review Roundup


New musical Chaplin, starring Rob McClure and featuring songs by Christopher Curtis and a book by Mr. Curtis and Thomas Meehan, opened on Monday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theater. Reviews are in and the first new musical of the fall season fails to impress. Though Rob McClure receives universally glowing reports, the […]

New Musical ‘Chaplin’ Begins Previews Today


Chaplin begins previews today at 8pm and officially opens September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre. Chaplin is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Christopher Curtis.  Warren Carlyle (Finian’s […]

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA Announces Broadway Theatre, Dates and Additional Casting


A new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella will arrive on Broadway this season with previews set for January 21, 2013 prior to Opening Night on February 21 at the Broadway Theatre. This season’s Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, in fact, marks the Broadway premiere for the celebrated musical, which was written for television […]

‘Elf’ Returns to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Broadway This Holiday Season


The hit musical adaptation of Elf will return to Broadway this holiday season at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Performances will begin on Friday, November 9, 2012.  The production will play a limited engagement of 9 weeks for the holiday season through Sunday, January 6, 2013.  Casting will be announced shortly. Based on the […]

Meet the Creative Team Behind Broadway’s ‘Chaplin’


Meet some of the creative team members of Broadway’s new musical Chaplin.  Watch director/choreographer Warren Carlyle, Rob McClure, who stars as Charlie Chaplin, set designer Beowulf Boritt and costume designer Amy Clark as they give you a taste of the sets, costumes and more.  Chaplin arrives on Broadway this August. Chaplin, a new […]

The Tony Awards to Feature the First Live Broadway Performance from Sea


Royal Caribbean International will partner with the Tony Awards to include a live broadcast from the middle of the Caribbean Seas, where the line’s Oasis of the Seas’ cast of Hairspray will perform a number in the ships Opal Theater as part of the Tony Awards program. The cruise line, which as been […]

Tina Turner musical making a transfer to the West End


Following its premiere at the Hackney Empire last month, the Tina Turner musical Soul Sister will makes its transfer to the West End’s Savoy Theatre. Performances begin August 20, with an opening date of August 23. According to press notes, Soul Sister “tells the extraordinary story of musical legends Ike and Tina Turner, […]