The long-running Broadway musical “A Chorus Line” – featuring music by Marvin Hamlisch – is at its heart an honest portrayal of the Great White Way, beginning with the nerve-wracking process that is the audition. For every Broadway star that makes it there are
I know you’ve seen those FBI warnings that run on the front end of DVDs, warning of the dire consequences of recording and distributing a movie. Have you ever seen one of those go up on a Broadway stage just before the curtains part?
When the lights go up on Times Square and Broadway comes back to life for another night, it’s nothing short of magic. Here, under the soft glow of stage lights, audiences are transported to a different place, allowing them to explore the unknown or
Oscar winner Russell Crowe is generally revered by most as a highly talented actor having starred in award winning films such as Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind and Cinderella Man. However, his performance in the smash hit film adaptation of Broadway’s Les Miserables seems to be
Most actors would say that live theater – while offering the reward of immediate feedback that television and movies can’t – is the tougher medium, given the need to portray the same character night after night while still keeping their performances fresh and live.
“Anything Goes” first graced the stage in 1934, the same year Alcatraz opened, John Dillinger was shot but survived while robbing Chicago’s First National Bank, Bonnie and Clyde killed two police officers and Shirley Temple starred in her first movie. In 2011, it won
Bette Davis once said, “The only reason anyone goes to Broadway is because they can’t get work in the movies,” but make no doubt about it, Broadway is big business, and many of the highest-grossing Great White Way shows top myriad movies coming out
Broadway is jam-packed with shows that started off as movies, including “The Lion King” and “Aladdin” from Disney, as well as “Kinky Boots” and “Honeymoon in Vegas,” but there are still plenty of big-screen movies and small-screen TV shows that would have been perfectly
Given his diverse career background, Sam Shepard clearly shuns predictability. Born on an Army base in Illinois, Shepard originally planned to become a vet, and was studying at Mount San Antonio Junior College when a touring theater company, the Bishop’s Company Repertory Players, came
Anyone who had been on Broadway will tell you it’s a tough gig. There will always be someone in the audition room who is thinner than you, sexier than you, taller than you, prettier than you or has spent WAY more time in the