Idina Menzel to Return to Broadway in New Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey Musical


Tony Award winning actress, Idina Menzel, will be back on Broadway next spring. The New York Times reports that Menzel is slated to star in a new musical, If/Then, penned by composer Tom Kitt and book writer/ lyricist Brian Yorkey. It is the first Broadway production by Kitt and Yorkey since their Tony […]

Sleepless in Seattle- The Musical announces Ben Toth and Sam Forman as Composer and Lyricist


Ben Toth and Sam Forman have been named the new composer and lyricist of Sleepless In Seattle – The Musical. They join the previously announced Lonny Price as director, Jeff Arch as book writer, and Eric Stern as musical director. Sleepless In Seattle – The Musical will have its premiere at The Pasadena […]

Universal Moves Forward With WICKED Film Adaptation

Stephen Daldry

Stephen Daldry, the Tony Award winning director of Billy Elliot: The Musical is reportedly in talks to direct Universal’s film adaptation of blockbuster musical Wicked. Just as Disney unveils its Sam Raimi directed “Oz: The Great And Powerful,” Universal is finally moving forward with its screen adaptation of the top grossing musical. At […]

‘American Idol’ Finalist Jessica Sanchez Headed To ‘Glee’


She not have taken home the American Idol prize last May, but the vocal powerhouse might come out on top of another Fox program. Jessica Sanchez is reportedly in talks for a multi-episode arc on the forth season of Glee. According to TVLine, the Fox musical series plans to have the 16-year old […]

The Broadway League Awards New York Education Grants to WIT and WICKED


Broadway productions of Wit by Margaret Edson and Wicked by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman have been award New York Education Grants by The Broadway League. Each production receives a $5,000 grant toward its 2012 educational initiatives. The grants support the growth and development of theatre education in the city by encouraging theatres […]

Top Ten TV Shows Featuring Broadway Actors, part 2


Here’s part 2 of our ode to “Smash,” new musical series that features a league of extraordinary Broadway stars. Here, compiled, are the top five television shows that feature Broadway actors. Check out the other five here. These shows are ranked in accord with their received honors. 5. The Good Wife Stage credits […]

Tune your Television


The former ladies of Wicked, Tony Award winners Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel will appear on television in the coming days. The two will be making separate appearances; Chenoweth will be a guest on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and Menzel will be making several appearances, including spots on “Ellen” and “Chelsea Lately.” Kristin […]

Top Ten Broadway Love Songs


In honor of Valentine’s Day, here is a list of some of Broadway’s best love songs. They run the gamut– gripping, sincere and sappy, of course. Happy Valentine’s Day any enjoy. 10. “Hello, Young Lovers” From The King and I This song is from the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and was performed […]

If Wicked the musical were an animated film

Wicked the Musical

Heidi Jo Gilbert put together this terrific story board for an animated version for the Broadway musical Wicked (4.44 stars on TheaterAdvisor).