Chicago Becomes 3rd Longest Running Show in Broadway History

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Chicago will celebrate another momentous milestone and record-breaking when it plays performance #6,681.   With that 8 p.m. performance at the historic Ambassador Theatre, Chicago will surpass the original Broadway production of Les Miserables to become the third longest-running show in Broadway history. “Throughout the past 17 years, this production has exceeded my wildest expectations time and […]

Memphis, the musical, film adaptation planned

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Tony Award winning musical, Memphis, is headed for the big screen. Mark Gordon and Molly Smith are producing the film, which revolved around the star-crossed lovers living in segregated Tennessee in the 1950s. Though recent movie musical “Nine” and “Rock of Ages” both failed to impress at the box office, producers are optimistic. […]

‘Memphis’ will Recoup Its $12 Million Investment as of Its Final Performance on Broadway

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The producers of the 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Memphis have announced that the production will recoup its $12 million investment as of its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, August 5, 2012 after 30 previews and 1,166 regular performances. Memphis opened on October 19, 2009 at Broadway’s Shubert theatre, having begun previews […]

2010 Tony Award Winning Best Musical ‘Memphis’ sets closing date

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Producers of the 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical Memphis announced that the production will play its final performance at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway on August 5, 2012. At the time of closing the production, will have played 30 preview and 1, 166 regular performances. “The level of love and commitment exhibited […]

Top Ten TV Shows Featuring Broadway Actors, part 2

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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 […]

Memphis the Musical celebrates Black History Month

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In honor of Black History Month, the 2010 Tony Award winning musical, Memphis, will be hosting a talkback series celebrating the impact minorities have had on the entertainment industry. The Inspire Change Talkback Series begins Thursday, February 9th and will follow the 7pm performance. Each talkback will feature a guest moderator along with […]