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Musical stage version of 'Tangled' to debut on Disney cruise ship

A new Disney stage show "Tangled: The Musical" will open not on Broadway but aboard the Disney Magic cruise ship starting in November. Puppets, new songs and lavish sets will be part of the show at sea.<p>Composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater wrote three new songs for the stage adaptation …

'Groundhog Day' to be relived (and relived) as Broadway musical

Punxsutawney Phil will look for his shadow on Broadway starting in 2017.<p>"Groundhog Day," the popular Bill Murray movie from 1993, will become a Broadway stage musical set to open in early 2017, producers have announced. The production will be directed by Matthew Warchus and will feature a book by …

Cameron Mackintosh Talks MARTIN GUERRE Rewrites, Mega-Musicals PHANTOM Tour

<b>The most successful theatrical producer in history, Cameron Mackintosh sheds some light on the new US national tour of his internationally adored</b> …

'Smash's' 'Bombshell' musical hits Broadway briefly; next stage in works

Ever since the TV series "Smash" spawned a narrow but rabid fan base before going off the air in 2013, the question has lingered: Would "Bombshell," the fictional Marilyn Monroe musical that drove the series, ever be developed for a real Broadway stage?<p>"Bombshell" did arrive on Broadway this week …

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Broadway-Bound ALADDIN Opens in Toronto Tonight!

Aladdin, which will open on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre on March 20, is currently playing at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly the …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Sound of Music’ and the Real-Life Maria von Trapp

Tonight, NBC will broadcast <i>The Sound of Music Live!</i>, which is exactly what it sounds like: a live production of the classic Rogers and Hammerstein …

Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour Launches at PPAC; Inside the Party with Cameron Mackintosh Cast!

1. The Biltmore Hotel<p>Trinity Wheeler (Supervisory Production Stage Manager) and Seth Sklar-Heyn (Associate Director)<p>Craig Bennett (Monsieur Firmin) …

It's A Grand Night For Singing! BWW Rounds Up the Rodgers Hammerstein Canon

<b>After NBC's foray into musical theatre with last week's live broadcast of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, starring Carrie Underwood, and with Laura Osnes'</b> …

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The Classic Theatre of Harlem Presents The Tempest Under the Stars

There is nothing so magical and poetic as the work of William Shakespeare. When I thinks of The Tempest, I find that play to be the most fantastical …

Go Behind the Scenes with New 'Disney on Broadway' Tour

See Broadway like an insider!<p>Walks of New York has just announced its new "Disney on Broadway Tour: Behind the Magic", which takes tourists on a …

New rules for theatre goers (because apparently, we need them)

Last week, a New York City theatregoer jumped onstage ahead of a performance of Hand To God to charge his phone in an outlet — that turned out to be …

The Best Broadway Musical That Doesn’t Exist

Broadway loves a messy, washed-up diva who cleans up (only so much) for a comeback, and on Monday night that diva was “Smash.” It’s been two years since NBC cancelled the series, a musical drama about the making of a Broadway show. For two seasons of “Smash,” we followed the bumpy, grindy …

Sharknado Creator Wants a Great White Broadway Musical

Thunder Levin, the creator of the popular Syfy Network movie series <i>Sharknado</i> is shopping around the idea of a Broadway musical, he told the <i>[email</i> …

Date Night With Hairspray–The Broadway Musical

Last night, Gary and I went to see <i>Hairspray–The Broadway Musical</i> at the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park. I had never been there before, or seen <i>Hairspray</i>, …

'Amazing Grace' Writer Shares Story Behind New Broadway Musical: 'It's Just a Great Journey'

You don't have to be in a pew on Sunday mornings to be familiar with the classic hymn "Amazing Grace."<p>Regardless of ethnicity and religious …

‘Gone Girl’ Actress Comes Back to Theater

After her first movie, Carrie Coon chooses the world premiere of one-act comedy ‘Placebo’<p>By<p>Lizzie Simon<p>“You would think after ‘Gone Girl’ that I’d be doing some big old movie, but I didn’t have anything lined up,” said Carrie Coon, sitting barefoot in her dressing room at Playwrights Horizons, …

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The Trends of Ten Years of New York Times Broadway Reviews. An infographic. | | The Producer's Perspective

What’s cool about creating stuff, is that sometimes you make something for one specific purpose . . . and then you find it has a whole other purpose …

Majority of theater tickets purchased by women last season

Now we know why they call it “The Great White Way.”<p>The vast majority of theater tickets last season were purchased by a middle-aged white women, …

The 2015 Helen Hayes Awards Held Tonight in D.C.

One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout …