SAM PARKER’S smile was so big, he looked as if he’d just won the lottery. Which he had: to “Hamilton,” the hottest show on Broadway. Mr. Parker, a young actor who said he wouldn’t be able to afford a regularly priced ticket, lucked out at a recent lottery drawing... Read more
Something Rotten! has hit Broadway
Bypassing the typical out-of-town tryouts, Something Rotten! has hit Broadway, landing itself at the St. James Theatre. The Musical has received a number of glowing reviews, and has already been nominated for 10 Tony awards. So, what is it about the show that has critics raving? Is it the... Read more
Anne Hathaway to Perform in Grounded at the Public Theater
You may know her from Princess Diaries, Ella Enchanted, or The Devil Wears Prada. You may have seen her star as Cat Woman in The Dark Night Rises or as the tragic Fantine of Les Misérables. These days you will find Anne Hathaway at the Public Theater, taking on... Read more
Peter and The Starcatcher On Tour
There have been many stories inspired by the tale of a young boy who can never grow old, but Peter and the Starcatcher is among the best stage adaptations ever produced – a vibrant re-imagining of how a nameless boy became Peter Pan, and how a normal Island grew... Read more
Sting Announces He’ll Star on Broadway’s ‘The Last Ship’
The Police star Sting has announced that he will be the 5-week star of his Broadway show, “The Last Ship.” This show has always been Sting’s baby, but this is the first time that he will be acting in it himself, taking over the lead role from friend Jimmy... Read more
‘Frozen’ Set to Become a Disney on Ice Show
Summary By Emily Jones, TicketNews Disney’s blockbuster film Frozen is set to hit the road as a touring Disney on Ice show. The production, based on the popular animated movie, will open in September in Orlando, Florida. The show will be the equivalent of a Broadway musical, requiring 39... Read more
Summary by Brittany Harmon Mark Brokaw directs Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, reviving this classic story with new elements for the contemporary audience. The Tony-award winning musical brings back famous songs with a strong female lead for its 2014 tour. Cinderella is scheduled to stop in national cities, including Philadelphia,... Read more
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Opens on Broadway April 22
Summary by Brittany Harmon Hedwig and the Angry Inch recently opened on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre. Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer, the famous musical stars Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris as Hedwig, a transgender rock singer, and Lena Hall, who is fresh out of Broadway’s... Read more
You’ll Have the Time of Your Life! Dirty Dancing National Tour Will Launch in Washington, D.C.
Summary by Emily Jones, TicketNews A musical adaptation of the 1987 hit film Dirty Dancing will launch its national tour in Washington, D.C. this summer. The production will premiere at The National Theatre on August 26 before touring across 30 markets in North America. Notable stops include Houston, Seattle,... Read more
Carly Rae Jepsen and Fran Drescher Extend Run in CINDERELLA Through 6/8
Summary by Jan Piper, TicketNews Both Carly Rae Jepsen and Fran Drescher will be extending their Broadway runs in the popular musical Cinderella through June 8. Both women were originally planning on staying until the end of next month, but they decided to extend their Broadway debut to continue... Read more