Saturday, April 13, 2024

Theater

Broadway Holiday Receipts Zoomed Up by $12 Million with Several House Records Broken, “Wicked,” “Lion King” Crack $4 Million

Broadway went bananas during Christmas week. Total tickets sold were at a stunning $45 million, up dramatically from $33 million before Christmas. Several shows broke house...

UPDATE: Pete Davidson “Could Have Been Exhausted” After 55 1 Man Shows in a Row, “Didn’t Want to Do This Much,” Quietly Changed Agents,...

EXCLUSIVE Here's what I'm hearing about Pete Davidson suddenly canceling a dozen shows over Christmas and New Year's. For one thing, Davidson has performed at...

London Report: Three “Stranger Things” Prequels Could Be Running on Broadway Over the Next Decade

You tmigboye hought "Stranger Things" was wrapping up after five seasons. Um, no. A "Stranger Things" prequel theater production opened in London tonight. Deadline.com's Baz Bamigboye...

Alicia Keys Off Broadway Musical “Hell’s Kitchen” Coming to Broadway in March 2024

Alicia Keys becomes the latest pop star to debut a musical on Broadway. Keys's "Hell's Kitchen," currently at the Public Theater, will open on Saturday,...

Exclusive: Ariana Grande Sees “Spamalot” on Broadway for the Fifth Time, Brings Superstar Songwriter Max Martin and “SNL” Star Bowen Yang

I was a little reluctant to go see the new revival of "Spamalot" on Broadway Monday night. I felt like I knew the show,...

Nick Jonas TV Version of “Jersey Boys” Still Coming Despite Being Filmed 18 Months Ago

Somewhere, lost in space, is the Nick Jonas version of "Jersey Boys." Back in July 2021, I wrote about the stealth filming of a TV...

Review: Barry Manilow’s “Harmony” Makes a Tuneful, Tearful Premiere on Broadway After 25 Years in the Making

I hate even to call "Harmony," which opened on Broadway Monday night, just Barry Manilow's musical. It's written by Bruce Sussman, a labor of...

Exclusive: “Taxi” Sitcom Cast Has Monthly Zoom Reunion, Will Appear on “The View” Together This Week

The A list opening night of Barry Manilow's (and Bruce Sussman's) musical, "Harmony," was filled with celebs. I was lucky enough to sit right in...