6 hrs ago
Fiddler's 50-year stage appeal
The show's star Zero Mostel was a 'comedic genius' and 'extraordinarily inventive' but that talent ultimately became problematic, says Sheldon Harnick It's exactly half a century since the premiere of Fiddler on the Roof - among the most successful stage musicals written to date.
14 hrs ago
301 Moved Permanently
Charles Troy returns to the Wilmette Theatre
Charles Troy will present "Bernstein, Comden & Green's Two 'Town' Triumphs" Monday, August 4 at the Wilmette Theatre.
22 hrs ago
BWW Reviews: Doris and Me a Smash at the El Portal
Doris and Me/ conceived, written & performed by Scott Dreier / directed by Richard Israel / with musical accompaniment by Bob Remstein and Paul Morin/ Monroe Forum Theatre at the El Portal, NoHo/ through August 3 Actor/singer Scott Dreier is, by self-description, consumed with Doris Day .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Leading a cast that features Alexandra Silber and Cheyenne Jackson,...
Silber, Vosk, Bullock, Hansen; C. Jackson, Vortmann, Markgraf; San Francisco Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Tilson Thomas.
Goodspeed's 'Fiddler' a delightful, intimate take on classic musical
' Fiddler on the Roof ' refashioned as a chamber musical? How could this Broadway behemoth possibly be repackaged to fit on the Goodspeed Opera House's smallish stage, where it is playing now through September 12? In actuality, all it took was some insightful refocusing by director Rob Ruggiero , with the net result being a "Fiddler on the Roof" as ... (more)
Kristen Bell Sings for a Minimum Wage Increase as Mary Poppins
In this political Funny or Die parody, Kristen Bell channels the legendary Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins.
Book Buzz: TFIOS's streak at No. 1 ends
Book Buzz: TFIOS's streak at No. 1 ends Teen love story was No. 1 for 11 straight weeks Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rDfUjo Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.
This week -- Published July 24, 2014
This remains one of Rodgers and Hammerstein's indelible masterpieces. From its 1959 Broadway debut to its 1966 film version , the musical based on Austria's Von Trapp Family Singers has galvanized millions globally.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Daniel Radcliffe birthday: Harry Potter turns 25 on July 23
Can you believe that little Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter himself, is 25? It's true -- on July 23, 2014, the actor best known for the movie adaptations of J.K. Rowling's books hits the quarter-century mark.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena Pops gave beloved Gershwin music plenty of charm
But what he really is cherished for is his singing. He has made a career of performing the great songs of what's known as the Great American Songbook.
Curiocity: Q&A With Helen Anker, Guthrie's 'Eliza Doolittle'
Few shows need less introduction than My Fair Lady , but since the entire show centers around a big introduction, a few notes.
John Stamos -- The Beach Boys NEVER Play Their Charles Manson Song
If you're a fan of The Beach Boys song "Never Learn Not to Love," don't plan on ever hearing it live ... because John Stamos says the band never performs it ... because Charles Manson wrote it.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
King Arthur,' trapeze classes highlight Hilltown Youth Theater season
Want to learn to fly like Mary Martin in "Peter Pan?" Flying trapeze lessons will be available to the public during this year's Hilltown Youth Theatre Summer Workshop at the Academy at Charlemont.
J.K. Rowling Says 'Robert Strike' Entries Will Outnumber Harry Potter Series
J.K. Rowling is betting on Robert Strike, the detective protagonist of THE CUCKOO'S CALLING and THE SILKWORM, to outlast The Boy Wizard.
James Garner and Julie Andrews on February 5, 2005
"Jimmy was my friend for over 50 years. We made three movies together," the actress said in an exclusive statement to Access Hollywood.
Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 7/20/2014
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony 7/26-7/27/2014 If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather ... (more)
Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 7/20/2014
View All Show Listings for Louisville Click Here to View BroadwayWorld.com Louisville Calendar ALL SHOOK UP Kincaid Regional Theatre 7/5-7/26/2014 Click Here for More Information CAROUSEL Back Alley Musicals 7/19-7/27/2014 In a Maine coastal village toward the end of the 19th century, the swaggering, carefree carnival barker, Billy Bigelow, ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/20/2014
CINDERELLA League of Christian Actors 7/20-7/22/2014 The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.
OU-L's 'Cinderella' premieres to packed theater
It's theater director A. Victor Jones who truly wields the magic wand on stage and off at Ohio University-Lancaster.
Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 7/20/2014
SEUSSICAL JR ELM STREET CULTURAL ARTS VILLAGE 7/9-7/23/2014 A delight for children to perform, SEUSSICAL is now one of the most-performed shows in America! In this fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza, Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the ... (more)