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There'll Be a New "Morticia" on Broadway Come June

Thursday March 31, 2011
'Addams Family' on Broadway © Joan Marcus More cast changes are in store for The Addams Family on Broadway. The show recently lost half of its principle ensemble, including Nathan Lane and ... Read More

Broadway Shows Coming to the Big Screen

Thursday March 31, 2011
'Memphis' on Broadway © Jason Bell/Kevin Berne "Go big or go home" isn't just for auditions anymore. It's now applied to Broadway shows. And if you won't be in the vicinity of ... Read More

Robin Williams Is on the Prowl in 'Bengal Tiger'

Thursday March 31, 2011
'Bengal Tiger' starring Robin Williams © Bengal Tiger All is quiet on the western front, but it's a minefield of mental meanderings in the Middle Eastern-set Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, ... Read More

Aussie 'Mary Poppins' Records Live Cast Album

Thursday March 31, 2011
'Mary Poppins' © Getty Images Hold on to your umbrellas -- the cast Down Under has created a live cast album of their Mary Poppins. Produced by Walt Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, ... Read More

Review of Liza Minnelli in Concert

Wednesday March 30, 2011
Liza Minnelli © Ruven afanador Last week, I had the chance to see the one and only Liza Minnelli strutting her stuff at the Beau Rivage Casino's Theatre. All I can say ... Read More

Broadway Cheerleader & Talk Show Diva Gets New TV Gig

Tuesday March 29, 2011
Oprah Winfrey Network OWN © Harpo OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, has given the go-ahead for a new talk show to be produced in Chi-town. With Oprah leaving the talk show scene ... Read More

Don't Forget March Madness Product Picks!

Tuesday March 29, 2011
'Lez Miz' 25th Anniversary DVD" © Cameron Mackintosh Did you celebrate World Theatre Day like a good little thespian? If not, here's your chance for redemption! I've started a new monthly list of ... Read More

'Spider-Man' Snags New Choreographer

Thursday March 24, 2011
'Spider-Man' on Broadway © Marvel As part of their dream team makeover, the producers of Broadway's most expensive musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, have announced a new choreographer for the show. Contemporary ... Read More

'Rock of Ages' and 'Sister Act' On Broadway Tonight

Thursday March 24, 2011
Patina Miller of 'Sister Act' © David Mepham/Getty Images Disco-diva "Deloris" and her plethora of performing penguins hits the boards tonight as Previews start at the Broadway Theatre. Starring Olivier Award nom ... Read More

'Priscilla' Broadway Original Cast Album Out 03/29

Thursday March 24, 2011
'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' on Broadway © Phil Water/Getty Images Mark your calendars! The disco-driven, dance-powerhouse soundtrack of Broadway's newest hit musical comes out Tuesday! Starring Tony Ward nom Will Swenson, Olivier ... Read More

Elizabeth Taylor Dies at Age 79

Wednesday March 23, 2011
Elizabeth Taylor © Hulton Archive/Stringer Legendary actor Elizabeth Taylor passed away today. Known also as "Liz Taylor," she had been in the limelight of Hollywood and the media since she was a ... Read More

Streisand's 'Gypsy' Turn May Be ON Again

Tuesday March 22, 2011
Barbra Streisand © Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Keep your money on the table -- it seems all bets are not off for the re-make of the Broadway classic musical Gypsy supposedly starring Barbra ... Read More

'Fat Pig's' Bacon Is Cooked

Thursday March 17, 2011
'Fat Pig' with Dane Cook © 'Fat Pig on Broadway' Like a case a Broadway flu going around, another show has postponed its opening for several months (and no, I'm not talking ... Read More

'Anything Goes' Sets Sail on Broadway

Thursday March 17, 2011
'Anything Goes' on Broadway © 'Anything Goes' All aboard! The S.S. American has set sail at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre as the star-powered revival of Anything Goes hits the boards of Broadway. Starring ... Read More

Tom Stoppard's 'Arcadia' Opens Tonight

Thursday March 17, 2011
'Arcadia' by Tom Stoppard © 'Arcadia' on Broadway The new Tom Stoppard play, Arcadia, starring Margaret Colin, Billy Crudup, and Raśl Esparza, opens tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. The David Leveaux-helmed ... Read More

Broadway Dims Lights at 8 p.m. Tonight

Wednesday March 16, 2011
'The Addams Family' on Broadway © Joan Marcus Tonight at 8 p.m., the glittery lights of Broadway will dim in honor of veteran production stage manager, Beverley Randolph. She passed away yesterday ... Read More

2011 Tony Award Nomination Schedule Announced

Wednesday March 16, 2011
Tony Award © Tony Awards It's getting to be that time of year -- the best night of the year for us thespians: the Tony Awards! The American Theatre Wing released the schedule ... Read More

'Love Never Dies' Aussie Cast Announced

Monday March 14, 2011
'Phantom of the Opera' © Joan Marcus More of the Australian cast has been announced for the upcoming Aussie premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to Phantom of the Opera, Love Never ... Read More

'Priscilla' Struts Her Stuff on 'The Today Show'

Monday March 14, 2011
'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' © Phil Walter/Getty Images Set the DVR, Bette Midler and Broadway's newest musical drag sensation, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, will shake their bon-bons on The Today ... Read More

Broadway's 'American Idiot' Closing

Monday March 14, 2011
Billie Joe Armstrong © Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images Get out your eyeliner and rebellious angst for one last rock musical go-round. Green Day's rock-opera-album-turned-Broadway-rock-musical is coming to a close. Playing at the St. ... Read More

Streisand/'Gypsy' Movie is OFF

Sunday March 13, 2011
Barbra Streisand © Kevork Djansezian/ Getty Images The latest Streisand/Gypsy news is sure to stop you in your "shufflin' off to Buffalo" tracks. According to Arthur Laurents, the re-envisioned film re-make of Gypsy ... Read More

'Spider-Man' Producers Set June Opening Night

Friday March 11, 2011
'Spider-Man' Press Conference © Jason Kempin/Getty Images Word from on-high has come down from the mountaintop to us mere non-chemically-altered human beings. Spidey producers announced today a new-new-new-new-new-new-new Opening night for Tuesday, ... Read More

'House, M.D.' Gets All Musical Dream Sequence Crazypants

Thursday March 10, 2011
House, M.D. © FOX I usually don't watch TV shows when they air because I don't have cable. No, don't cry for me, Argentina. I like saving that $95/month. So imagine my surprise ... Read More

'Spider-Man' to Open in "Early Summer" 2011

Wednesday March 9, 2011
'Spider-Man' Broadway © Marvel O&M just released an official statement saying that co-writer and director Julie Taymor of the $65,000,000 theatrical money-pit, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, will in fact be leaving ... Read More

'La Cage' Gets New Leading Man Sooner Than Expected

Wednesday March 9, 2011
Christopher Sieber in 'La Cage' © Bryan Bedder/Getty Images Seems the only constant is change on Broadway this week... La Cage peeps have announced that Christopher Sieber will join the production sooner ... Read More

'Spider-Man' Talks Taymor, Break, OSHA Fines, Opening Night

Wednesday March 9, 2011
'Spider-Man' on Broadway © Marvel Entertainment Well, it's a bad week indeed for Spidey and friends at the Foxwoods Theatre on Broadway. Sources say that co-writer and director of Spider-Man: Turn Off the ... Read More

'Spider-Man' to Release Info on "Break" & Delays

Tuesday March 8, 2011
'Spider-Man Press Conference © Jason Kempin/Getty Images Get ready for more announcements from the Spidey folks this week. The buzz is swirling around rumors of a two to three week "break" as ... Read More

'Big Bang Theory's' Jim Parsons Joins Broadway's 'Normal Heart'

Monday March 7, 2011
Jim Parsons © Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images TV fans will have even more reason to rush to the ticket lines along the Great White Way in April. Joining the cast of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking ... Read More

'Stomp' NYC Holding Open Auditions

Monday March 7, 2011
Stomp NYC © Stomp If you can dance with garbage can lids on your feet, you just might be perfect for the percussion piece, Stomp. The New York City company and the national ... Read More

'Addams Family' Originals Rotate Out for New Cast Members

Monday March 7, 2011
Nathan Lane © Joan Marcus Half of the headlining cast of Andrew Lippa's original musical The Addams Family are now looking for new jobs. Among those who played their final curtain call yesterday ... Read More

Two-time Tony Award Nominee Leaves 'Chicago' for 'La Cage'

Wednesday March 2, 2011
Christopher Sieber © Bryan Bedder Chicago's loss is our gain! The producers of Chicago, who also produce La Cage, have done a switcheroo with casting. Two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber will not ... Read More

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