Sunday, July 21, 2024

Theater

Broadway: “School of Rock” Breaks House Record, But One Kid Is Already Being Replaced Because He’s Too Old

Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats" ran for about 2000 years at the Winter Garden Theater. But this past week, his rambunctious and wildly fun "School...

91 Year Old Fiddler on the Roof Co-Writer Sheldon Harnick: Donald Trump “Shouldn’t See the Show…He Should Play the Constable”

We are, of course, in awe of 91 year old Sheldon Harnick, lyricist for one of the greatest of all Broadway musicals, "Fiddler...

Broadway: “Color Purple” Scores a Huge Hit Opening with Jennifer Hudson and Overnight Star Cynthia Erivo

"The Color Purple" played on Broadway from 2005 to 2008 and no one really liked it. Good actors appeared in it, including Fantasia, and...

Broadway: NY Times Critic Jumps the Gun, Raves About “Color Purple” Two Days Early

Whoops. We don't have to wait til Thursday night to see what Ben Brantley thinks about the "revival" of "The Color Purple" on Broadway. This...

Broadway: Starry Night As School of Rock Lures Real Rockers Sting, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood

It was a big night on Broadway as Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber returned with his adaptation of the movie "School of Rock"-- a hit...

Exclusive: Kelsey Grammer, Kelli O’Hara Eyeing Julie Andrews-Directed “My Fair Lady”

EXCLUSIVE Did you know that everyone's favorite person, Julie Andrews, now co-owns the rights to stage "My Fair Lady"? Julie made her name as Eliza...

Review: Bruce Willis Makes an Inauspicious Broadway Debut in “Misery,” or the new Les Mis

What happened to the great jive talkin', smooth as silk Bruce Willis? Oh for the days when David Addison couldn't shut up on "Moonlighting."...

Broadway Notebook: A Phenom is Born in “School of Rock”

from Paula Schwartz: I happened to be at the first preview of School of Rock. I bought my own ticket. The publicist had a...