‘Cats’ Takes Off on UK Tour February 9

‘Cats’ Takes Off on UK Tour February 9

“Cats” will launch a new tour of the U.K. early next year, producers announced recently. The well-known musical will begin the tour on February 9, 2013 in Edinburgh, and will then visit Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Manchester, Bradford, Hull, Sunderland, Southampton, ...

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Orlando Bloom Broadway Debut Rumored for ‘Romeo & Juliet’

Orlando Bloom may be heading to Broadway in a new adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play “Romeo and Juliet,” sources indicate. The Sun reports that an anonymous source has revealed that the British actor will head to New York and will play the leading male ro ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors Heads Out on Australia Tour in 2013

One Man, Two Guvnors Heads Out on Australia Tour in 2013

Richard Bean’s “One Man, Two Guvnors” will head to Australia next year, it was announced recently. The first stop on the tour will be presented by the Adelaide Festival beginning February 28, 2013 and running through March 9. After that, the production will mak ...

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Hairspray Tours UK in 2013 with Mark Benton

Hairspray Tours UK in 2013 with Mark Benton

When a new U.K. tour of “Hairspray” launches next year, theatergoers will see Mark Benton as Edna Turnblad. The tour is expected to begin performances February 11 of next year at the Lowry Theatre in Salford Quays. After the first stint, the production will conti ...

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Henry Winkler Returns to Broadway as a Porn Star

The Fonz is heading to Broadway as a porn star. Well, sort of. Henry Winkler, best known for his portrayal of Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli on “Happy Days,” will return to Broadway this fall as an aging adult film star in “The Performers.” The new play wil ...

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Lewis Black Takes ‘Running on Empty’ to Broadway in October

Comedian and actor Lewis Black will bring his latest show, “Running on Empty” for a week-long run on Broadway later this year. Coming as no surprise to anyone familiar with Black’s work, the show will feature politically charged material. “Smack in the middle ...

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‘Ghost the Musical’ Closes on Broadway August 18

‘Ghost the Musical’ Closes on Broadway August 18

Producers have announced that the Broadway production of “Ghost The Musical” will close in August. Based on the Academy Award winning 1990 film “Ghost,” which starred Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, the production will play its last night at the Lunt-Fontanne ...

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Kathie Lee Gifford Heads to Broadway in ‘Scandalous’

Many announcements of upcoming Broadway productions have to fight for media attention – but this isn’t necessarily the case when the production’s co-writer is also a host of NBC’s “Today” show. During what co-host Matt Lauer described as a “very big annou ...

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Katie Holmes Takes Role in ‘Dead Accounts’ on Broadway

Certainly Katie Holmes has been in the news recently more for her divorce from Tom Cruise than her acting career, but she is now looking to change that with the announcement that she will appear in the upcoming Broadway play, “Dead Accounts.” Shortly after finali ...

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‘Motown’ Producers Seeking Michael Jackson for Broadway Musical

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy has launched a nationwide talent search for a young actor to play Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway production “Motown: The Musical.” The winning actor will also play Stevie Wonder and Gordy himself in the upcoming role. ...

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