Broadway Grosses steady for week ending on Mother’s Day

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Send to Kindle Broadway grosses remained steady for the week that ended with Mother’s Day. Pippin and  I’ll Eat You  Last  both broke house records in their theatres with over 100% capacity for the week.  The top 10 shows for the week averaged 94% capacity and $111.64 revenue per seat in their theatres.  It is always amazing […]

Orphans starring Alec Baldwin announces closing as sales dry up, Broadway Grosses steady for rest of pack May 5, 2013

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Broadway stayed steady the week ending May 5, 2013. Mostly things remained unchanged in the Broadway landscape although The Book of Mormon did take over the number two spot from Wicked. And Lucky Guy , starring Tom Hanks, remains the only play in the top ten and I’ll Eat You Last: A Cat With Sue Mengers starring […]

Orphans starring Alec Baldwin opens on Broadway to mixed but good reviews

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After all the recent press about the rehearsal fireworks between Shia LeBeouf and Alec Baldwin, everyone has been wondering if those fireworks would transfer to the stage and from the looks of the reviews, the have. Aside from the NY Times review, which can often sink a production, the reaction to the production, written by […]

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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More news on Mean Girls Musical Adaptation

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More news on Mean Girls Musical Adaptation Jeff Richmond, Tina Fey’s husband, who is writing the music for the upcoming Mean Girls musical, recently let loose a few details about the classic teen movie turned stage musical. “It’s actually becoming a thing!” Richmond said to Vulture magazine at the premiere of Fey’s “Admission.” […]

Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Pushes Back Opening Night

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All of the drama surround the upcoming Broadway production of Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge, has forced producers to push back its start date. The play has rescheduled it first preview for March 26. The production will now house its opening night on April 18, instead of the previously […]

“Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me” Doc Launches Fundraising Campaign and Video Teaser

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Producers of the new documentary that captures the life of Tony Award winning actress Elaine Stritch have launched a public fundraising campaign so that they can complete the final phases of film production, including final editing, music and film clip licensing, color correction, audio edit/mixing, and mastering. The campaign’s goal is $50,000 and […]

Tune in to see ORPHANS star Alec Baldwin on “Late Show with David Letterman” tonight 2/25

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Alec Baldwin, currently in rehearsals for Broadway’s Orphans, will be a guest on “The Late Show with David Letterman” tonight Monday February 25.  Perhaps he will address the recent drama with Shia LeBeouf. Baldwin, Ben Foster (formerly LeBeouf) and Tom Sturridge will star in Lyle Kessler’s play directed by Daniel Sullivan.  This production […]

Ben Foster to Replace Shia LaBeouf in Broadway’s ORPHANS

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Ben Foster will join the cast of Orphans immediately in the role of “Treat,” formerly assumed by Shia LaBeouf. Producers Frederick Zollo and Robert Cole said, “We are delighted that Ben will join Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge when rehearsals commence at Orphans tomorrow morning. He is an extraordinarily gifted actor.” Production dates remain unchanged thus […]

Shia LaBeouf to Exit Broadway’s ORPHANS

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Due to creative differences, the producers of Orphans and Shia LaBeouf will be parting ways and he will not be continuing with the production.  An announcement on the replacement for the role of “Treat” will be made shortly. Orphans, by Lyle Kessler and directed by Daniel Sullivan, stars Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge. Production dates […]