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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Idina Menzel to Return to Broadway in New Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey Musical

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Tony Award winning actress, Idina Menzel, will be back on Broadway next spring. The New York Times reports that Menzel is slated to star in a new musical, If/Then, penned by composer Tom Kitt and book writer/ lyricist Brian Yorkey. It is the first Broadway production by Kitt and Yorkey since their Tony […]

One Night Stand Movie, Documenting the 24-Hour Creation of a Musical, Screenings Jan. 30

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NCM Fathom Events, Overnight Musicals and The Broadway League present “One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day,” a one-night event broadcast to movie theatres nationwide Jan. 30 that offers a behind-the-scenes look at New York’s theatre world. According to press notes, the film “follows some of New York’s top actors, including […]

Rob McClure of Chaplin Awarded the Clive Barnes Foundation Award

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Rob McClure, star of Chaplin, received the Clive Barnes Foundation Award in Theater for his performance as Charlie Chaplin. Hosted by Michael Riedel, the third annual Clive Barnes Awards too place yesterday at The Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center. The Clive Barnes Awards is a distinguished annual honor recognizing the work of young […]

Manhattan Theater Club’s Murder Ballad to Record Cast Album

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Send to Kindle Manhattan Theater Club’s Murder Ballad, featuring Will Swenson and Karen Olivo Will Record Cast Album Yellow Sound Label will record the Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere cast album of Murder Ballad, the critically acclaimed new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, currently playing an extended engagement at MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and […]

MTC’s MURDER BALLAD Announces Two Week Extension

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Murder Ballad Gets Two Week Extension Manhattan Theatre Club’s presentation of Muder Ballad, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, is extending by two weeks through Sunday, December 16 at MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York […]

MTC’s World Premiere of Murder Ballad Opens Tonight at The Studio at Stage II

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Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of Murder Ballad, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, opens tonight. The musical is the inaugural production of MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center – Stage II located at 131 West 55th Street. Murder Ballad features four of New York’s […]

Kinky Boots Buzz– The new Cyndi Lauper/Harvey Fierstein musical, Opens in Chicago

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The digital buzz about the Broadway bound production of Kinky Boots.

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. […]

PETER AND THE STARRRR CATCHER Celebrates Talk Like a Pirate Day Sep 19

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The producers of Peter and the Starcatcher, the five-time Tony Award-winning play by Rick Elice, will celebrate the 10th annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Wednesday, September 19th, with a special “Stache Day” in honor of their own pirate, Black Stache. On the morning of September 19th, the first 100 fans […]