Top 10 Movie Musical Flops of All-Time

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With the recent success of Les Miserables, the movie musical is alive and well. The Academy Awards recently celebrated the last decade of great movie musicals, however, not all endeavors are so fruitful. Let’s hope the upcoming adaptation of The Last Five Years, starring Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick will do a little […]

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Top Ten Musical Numbers from TV Shows

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Admit it, you love an impromptu musical numbers. Who doesn’t? “Glee” and “Smash” may do it every week, but in non-musical television programs, the musical number is a rare gem. We’ve compiled ten of our favorites. Cherish them. 10. Pushing Daisies “Pushing Daisies” featured Lee Pace as Ned, a pie-maker with the power […]

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Grosses are UP for the Week Ending March 17, 2013

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Spring is in the air and Broadway loves the breeze. Grosses are up for the week ending March 17, 2013. While long-running standards like Wicked, Lion King and The Book of Mormon continue to dominated the Broadway box office, audiences came in droves to see the new musical Motown. Only in its first […]

Ben Hope and Laura Dreyfuss are the New Stars of Once on Broadway

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Beginning Tuesday, March 26, Ben Hope will play the role of “Guy,” Laura Dreyfuss will play the role of “Girl,” Carlos Valdes will play the role of “Andrej” and Claire Wellin will play the role of “Réza.” Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti, Will Connolly and Elizabeth A. Davis, from the original cast, will play their final performance on Sunday, March 24, 2013. […]

Date Set for 2013 Tony Awards: June 9 on CBS, Live from Radio City Music Hall

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It’s official! The Tony Awards have a date and location for the 2013 ceremony. And guess what—The Tony Awards will return to Radio City Music Hall! CBS will telecast the American Theatre Wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards live on Sunday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished […]

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong to Write Songs for Rock Adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing

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Send to Kindle Billie is back to Broadway! Billy Joe Armstrong, lead singer of Green Day and writer of the recent Broadway show American Idiot, the Musical, will write songs for These Paper Bullets , a rock ‘n roll updating of Much Ado About Nothing. The new show is scheduled to premiere at Yale rep […]

Box Office for I’ll Eat You Last, starring Bette Midler, Opens Today

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Tickets go on sale today at the Booth Theatre Box Office for Bette Midler’s return to Broadway in John Logan’s new one-woman play I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, directed by Joe Mantello. I’ll Eat You Last will begin previews Friday, April 5 and opens Wednesday, April 24 at the Booth Theatre . Appearing on Broadway for the […]

Critics Love the Kooky Comedy: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Review Round-Up

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Hot off of its sold-out run at Lincoln Center, Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike opened on Broadway at the Golden Theatre Thursday night. The 17-week strictly limited engagement began performances on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Directed by Nicholas Martin and featuring the entire original company, which includes Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen, Genevieve […]

Smash is Moving to Saturday Nights!

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Send to Kindle“Smash” is hanging on by a thread. Though NBC has not totally dropped the musical series, the network has decided to move the show to Saturday nights. Starting on April 6, “Smash” will air Saturdays at 9PM, rather than its current slot, Tuesdays at 10PM. As of now, NBC plans to air the […]