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'Hedwig And The Angry Inch' On Broadway Is Going To Be Amazing, Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.16.2014 | Arts

If you've been waiting on the edge of your seat for just one more glimpse into the upcoming musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" starring Neil Patrick ...

Yup, There's Going To Be An Ayn Rand Musical

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts

There are a number of reasons people wage criticism against Ayn Rand's 1938 novella, "Anthem." Some take issue with its negative treatment of collecti...

'If You Like The Movie, You're Going To Love The Musical'

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

If you liked the movie, you're going to love the musical. Woody Allen and Susan Stroman have transformed Bullets Over Broadway into a hit show (pun in...

Skillful Mix of High Art and Low Clowning Helped Make Aladdin the Surprise Hit of This Season

Jim Hill | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts
Jim Hill

There's a line from As You Like It carved into the ceiling of the New Amsterdam Room. It reads, "I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad.'' I imagine that a good many people are going to be made merry once they get the chance to experience this new musical comedy.

David Byrne's Disco Musical Returns To NYC, And We Couldn't Be Happier

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — David Byrne has been thinking a lot about numbers recently. As in: How many people packed into a room makes it a happy mob? What's ...

Your Favorite Broadway Musical Set In Dreary 19th Century France Is Back

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — The barricades have once again gone up on Broadway. Are they worth dropping everything and joining this time? The answer is a resou...

This Is The Marijuana Musical You've Been Waiting For

Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Marijuana legalization has been dominating headlines as of late, bringing tales of Colorado's edibles and Washington's dispensaries to nationwide news...

This Is What Happens When Disney Princesses Get Tired Of Being Damsels In Distress

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.12.2014 | Women

What would it look like if Disney's classic princesses stood up and took their lives into their own hands -- with or without a prince in tow? Accordin...

Russia Today: A Short Interview With Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812's David Abeles

Danny Groner | Posted 04.03.2014 | Arts
Danny Groner

It's hard to put into words what it's like to witness Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 in person. You're sort of crashing the party just by turning up on their set. Don't expect anything you've ever seen before.

It Takes Two: A Short Interview With Murder for Two's Joe Kinosian

Danny Groner | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Danny Groner

The people behind Murder for Two don't want you to take the show too seriously. Not only is it light-hearted in nature, the actors roam (and prance) around the stage with a persistent wink and nod to the audience.

There Is Now A Bob Marley Musical... For Kids

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A snowy, frigid New York is about to enjoy a blast of Caribbean warmth courtesy of Jamaica and its most favorite son, Bob Marley. T...

David Byrne's Disco Musical Is Back!

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — David Byrne's splashy disco musical "Here Lies Love" is coming back to the Public Theater — but with a twist. The Talking Heads f...

Meet The 'Sensational' Star Of The Carole King Musical

Rex Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Rex Reed

Beautiful is the latest in a long string of jukebox musicals devoted to the pop and rock tunes of one person. Unlike the others, this one at least att...

'Call Me Maybe' Singers Gets A New Job On Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.30.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — "Call Me Maybe" singer Carly Rae Jepsen has had her calls returned by Broadway. Producers of "Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella" s...

Dancing in the Streets: A Short Interview With Motown's Saycon Sengbloh

Danny Groner | Posted 02.13.2014 | Arts
Danny Groner

In addition to offering a host of new songs to go alongside the nostalgia, the show gives a wonderful glimpse into the ups and downs of Berry Gordy's quest to make this "black music" transcend and be accepted by audiences of all races, ages, and locations.

'American Psycho' Musical Looks Like A Bloody Hit

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.13.2013 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — Is any subject too macabre to make a musical? Not on the evidence of past works including Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd," about a ...

Mean Girls, Rejoice: 'Heathers' Musical Is Coming

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.11.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Before there was "Mean Girls," there was "Heathers." Now that dark comedy is ready to bully its way into New York as a musical. The...

This Man's Marriage Proposal Is Too Cute For Words, So He Sings It Instead

Posted 11.27.2013 | Weddings

Every once in a while, a proposal video comes along that puts others to shame -- and not because it's so over the top, but because it's just so darn s...

Witch Craft: A Short Interview with Big Fish's Ciara Renee

Danny Groner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Danny Groner

Big Fish is playing for another five weeks on Broadway before the story ends once and for all. There's so much richness to see about dreams, love, and...

This 'Little Mermaid' Has Legs: Disney Legend Jodi Benson Looks Back on 25 Years of Voicing the Character of Ariel

Jim Hill | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's often been said that good things come to those who wait. But no one knows that axiom better than voice actor Jodi Benson. Who had to wait a full year after handing in her Little Mermaid audition tape before Jodi then learned that she had won the role of a lifetime.

You Oughta Know That Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Is Going To Be A Musical

Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts

Get ready to take one hand out of your pocket and raise it in a fist bump to the almighty music gods. Because Alanis Morissette, the queen of '90s pop...

Stage Door: Murder For Two, Sleeping Beauty

Fern Siegel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Let's give it up for two accomplished actors and pianists -- Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback -- who utilize all the conventions of a cozy malice domestic to make Murder For Two hugely farcical and fun.

Tesla Coils Can Play Music

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.25.2013 | Technology

The tesla coil is transitioning from the lab to the stage. Nikola Tesla's invention was meant to create high voltage, high frequency alternating-c...

Possibility Junkie: Making the Impossible Possible

Andrea Sluchan | Posted 12.24.2013 | Arts
Andrea Sluchan

For Ippolito, a lifelong baseball fan, he understands that hitting a home run may happen on your first at-bat, or you may continually have a single hit that gives you the opportunity to run the bases over and over.

Broadway Cast Of 'Les Miz' Announced

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Broadway cast of "Les Miserables" is anything but miserable — veteran theater actors Ramin Karimloo, Will...