Gloria Estefan Working on Autobiographical Musical for Broadway

Gloria Estefan has teamed up with the Nederlander Organization to bring an autobiographical musical based on her life to Broadway. Estefan announced the news yesterday, February 5, along with her husband Emilio Estefan in a statement. “We are very excited to par ...

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‘Wicked,’ ‘Les Miserables’ Highlight Broadway Minneapolis 2013-14 Season

‘Wicked,’ ‘Les Miserables’ Highlight Broadway Minneapolis 2013-14 Season

“Wicked” and “Les Miserables” will highlight the Broadway Minneapolis 2013-2014 season. There will be 11 productions throughout the season, and most will be held at the Orpheum Theater. Other shows that will be staged are “Once,” “Peter and the Starcatc ...

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Smash ‘The Fallout’ Review & Recap

Smash ‘The Fallout’ Review & Recap

For those of you who missed our hour one coverage of the "Smash's" season 2 premiere yesterday, check it out first then come back ... we'll wait. For the rest of you, breaking news: Bombshell's death has been greatly exaggerated. In hour one, those crafty "Smash" wri ...

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Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen Coming to Broadway in ‘Waiting for Godot,’ ‘No Man’s Land’

Legendary English actors Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are both returning to Broadway, and both will star in “No Man’s Land” and “Waiting for Godot.” Both productions will be directed by Sean Mathias and will be performed in repertory. The plays will be ...

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Smash Season 2 Premiere Review & Recap

Smash Season 2 Premiere Review & Recap

When we last left our "Smash" crew last summer, the Marilyn Monroe-inspired musical Bombshell was making its Pre-Broadway run in Boston. Rebecca Duvall (Uma Thurman) realized her acting talents were confined to the silver screen, creating a vacuum that sucks in our to M ...

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2013-14 Broadway Houston Season Highlighted by Book of Mormon, Chicago, American Idiot

2013-14 Broadway Houston Season Highlighted by Book of Mormon, Chicago, American Idiot

“The Book of Mormon,” “Chicago” and “American Idiot” highlight the 2013-2014 Gexa Energy Broadway Season at the Hobby Center in Houston. In addition, the extensive schedule includes “Peter and the Starcatcher,” “Ghost the Musical” and “War Horse ...

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Broadway Atlanta Announces 2013-14 Season with Book of Mormon, Lion King, once

Broadway Atlanta Announces 2013-14 Season with Book of Mormon, Lion King, once

The 2013-2014 season of Broadway in Atlanta will feature “The Book of Mormon,” “The Lion King” and “Once,” among others. “Ghost the Musical” will kick things off with a November 5-10 engagement at the Fox Theatre, where all the musicals will be staged ...

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Boston Aims to Give Tax Break to Pre-Broadway, Touring Shows

Boston Aims to Give Tax Break to Pre-Broadway, Touring Shows

Massachusetts legislators are proposing a bill that provides a tax credit for producers that stage pre-Broadway previews in Beantown. The credit would grant up to $3 million to a production, according to the Boston Globe, and also would apply to a touring show that b ...

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Elton John Looking at Broadway Return with Children’s Musical

Elton John Looking at Broadway Return with Children’s Musical

Elton John is planning his return to Broadway with a children’s musical. Few details of the musical are known at this point, but John’s partner David Furnish revealed the information, according to ArtistDirect.com. “Later this year we begin filming ‘Rocket ...

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‘Lion King’ Broadway & Tour Hold Open Casting Calls in February

‘Lion King’ Broadway & Tour Hold Open Casting Calls in February

Disney Theatrical Productions will host open auditions to seek replacements for both the Broadway and touring versions of “The Lion King.” The auditions are open to anyone, regardless of experience, and professional and non-professional actors are encouraged to a ...

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