South Pacific film remake on the horizon starring Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams is in talks to star in the musical movie remake of South Pacific. The actress has reportedly been offered the role of US navy nurse Nellie Forbush in a new big screen adaption of the stage musical most recently seen on Broadway in a lush and lavish production at Lincoln Center. […]

FIRST LISTEN-the music of the new musical King Kong

King Kong Musical

First  they are turning ROCKY into a musical, and now KING KONG is getting the musical treatment in a new production to premiere in Australia starting May 15 at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre. The score will include songs from some of the world’s most popular contemporary artists including 3D from Massive Attack, Sarah McLachlan, Justice, […]

Superstar cast of August: Osage County Film gives first look in new trailer

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All we can say is WOW!  The cast assembled for the new film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize winning play August: Osage County is epic! Academy Award winner Meryl Streep as Violet Weston, Academy Award winner Julia Roberts as Barbara Weston, Margo Martindale as Mattie Fae Aiken, Sam Shepard as Beverly Weston, Chris Cooper as Charles Aiken, Benedict Cumberbatch as “Little” Charles Aiken, Ewan McGregor as Bill Fordham, Juliette Lewis as […]

Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards for fourth time!

Tony Awards

Looks like Neil Patrick Harris wants to catch Angela Lansbury in his quest to be the host with the most. CBS confirms that Broadway and Television star Neil Patrick Harris will host the 67th Annual Tony Awards on June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. This will be Harris’ fourth hosting gig vs. Lansbury’s total […]

Theatre World Awards winners include Tom Hanks, Bertie Carvel and Tom Sturridge

Theatre World Awards

The 69th annual Theatre World Awards, given for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance,  were announced today May 7, 2013. The 5th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater for an Outstanding Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production, and the newly established John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre […]

Super Hunk Billy Crudup to Join Ian Kellen and Patrick Stewart in Pinter Beckett rep fest on Broadway

Two plays in rep

Send to Kindle OK, people, this is epic, two of the finer stage actors have joined the already incredible cast of the Pinter/Beckett rep-fest that is coming to Broadway next season. Today it was announced that Tony Award winners Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley will join Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in the limited season repertoire of […]

No blood no foul – Jekyl & Hyde to shutter on Broadway May 12

Jeyll & Hyde - Constantine Maroulis, Deborah Cox

It was announced today that the new Broadway production of JEKYLL & HYDE – starring Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox – will play the final performance of its limited Broadway engagement on Sunday, May 12, 2013, after 15 previews and 30 regular performances at the Marquis Theatre. Direct from a 25-week national tour […]

Help us choose the cover for our new book 1001 Broadway Fun Facts

Cover collsge

We need YOUR help! We are preparing our new book, 1001 Broadway Fun Facts, for publication and are in the process of choosing our book cover design. This is where you come in. Choose your favorite design of the choices below and enter to win the first edition of our book (publishing this Spring/Summer) and receive an invite to the launch […]

Yo Adrian – Rocky to land on Broadway in 2014

Rocky

Send to Kindle Rocky, a musical? Who would’ve thought that was a good idea when the movie premiered over 20 years ago? Well clearly, Sylvester Stallone did. Will Broadway audiences be screaming “yo Adrian” at the end? Time will tell. Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone have announced that the new musical  adaptation of the film, […]

Broadway grosses remain steady as last 4 shows open to end the ’12-’13 season

Weekly Broadway Grosses

Broadway grosses remained flat from last week as the last four shows of the ’12-’13, Pippin,  I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, The Trip to Bountiful, The Testament of Mary, season opened on Broadway. The top three money winners were the same as every week since The Book of Mormon opened in 2011, with The Lion King and Wicked […]