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Jekyll and Hyde

I Had a Dream: An Encores! Wish List

Kevin Winkler | Posted 02.08.2017 | Arts
Kevin Winkler

Instead of getting depressed about how they don't write 'em like they used to, here's an even dozen shows from the era of Chicago up through the '00s that Encores! might consider in the future.

'I Couldn't Imagine Doing Anything Else': Q&A with Poldark's Ruby Bentall

Pam Stucky | Posted 10.14.2016 | Entertainment
Pam Stucky

I'm so delighted to have had the chance to interview a number of the fabulous actors who are starring in the BBC show Poldark, an 18th-century British drama based on the first two Poldark novels by Winston Graham.

Broadway Composer Frank Wildhorn: Nice to Have a Hit Show, Nicer to Have a "Hit Life"

Steve Schonberg | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

It might seem safe to assume that with more than a half dozen Broadway openings under your belt, success could be measured by incredible talent and critical acclaim. However, in the case of composer Frank Wildhorn, this formula comes with a curious nuance.

A Double-Faced Jekyll and Hyde

Danny Groner | Posted 06.18.2013 | New York
Danny Groner

It's a wonder this dark play was ever turned into a musical in the first place.

The Next 'Les Mis'?

Posted 01.24.2013 | Entertainment

Has the success of "Les Miserables" made film audiences that much more likely to spend money on big-screen musicals? That's the hope of Phoenix Pictur...

Broadway Bit: Wonderland's Kate Shindle Mad as a Hatter?

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

Wonderland closed last month after playing its 33rd performance. That said, Kate Shindle notes the show had its loyal followers and she's extremely proud of the work she did.