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WATCH: 'Les Mis' Parodies Jay-Z And Alicia Keys In 'Police State Of Mind'

Posted 09.27.2011 | Arts

The 25th anniversary national tour of "Les Miserables" is currently in Los Angeles, and while visiting the City of Angels, the cast took the time to c...

John Lithgow Returns To Broadway

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- John Lithgow is coming back to Broadway in a familiar role – a newspaper columnist. The Tony Award-winning star of the TV show "3rd...

Andy Warhol, The Musical

The Washington Post | Hide This | Posted 09.22.2011 | Arts

Absence is a tough concept to cover in a musical. We are far more conditioned for characters to sing to fill a void than for their melodic personaliti...

'Aladdin' The Musical in Seattle

Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts

Disney's 1992 animated musical movie Aladdin made a debut as a full-length staged musical in Seattle on July 7th. Book of Mormon Director and choreogr...

Will the Tales of the City Musical Leave Behind a Legacy in San Francisco?

Greg Archer | Posted 09.18.2011 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

These are certainly wonderful times for Armistead Maupin -- and imagine the tales he'll be telling a year from now.

Theater: "Hair" Back On Broadway; Hannibal Lecter Sings!

Michael Giltz | Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

HAIR *** out of **** SILENCE! THE MUSICAL * 1/2 HAIR *** ST. JAMES THEATRE As the ads say, Hair is back on Broadway for the summer of love in a lim...

WATCH: 'Harry Potter'/'Book Of Mormon' Mashup

Posted 09.10.2011 | Comedy

With all the excitement over the final installment of the Harry Potter series, YouTuber tessaROXX mashed up her Potter love with another book that was...

Chinese Version Of 'Mamma Mia!' To Debut

Posted 09.09.2011 | Arts

Later this month, hit musical Mamma Mia! will open in Shanghai. Featuring the songs of ABBA, Mamma Mia! is the first western musical that has been tra...

'Silence of the Lambs' Musical Parody

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.06.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- What kind of deranged people watch "The Silence of the Lambs" and think: That would make a killer musical? These people: Jon and Al Kapla...

PHOTOS: From Kitsch To Oliver Twist: Haiku Reviews

Posted 09.06.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

'Billy Elliot' Writer's New Show Back On After Homophobia Row

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Arts

LONDON -- The latest show from "Billy Elliot" playwright Lee Hall will go on after all. A dispute over words spoken by a gay character had threatened...

Lily Allen Writing Songs For 'Bridget Jones' Musical

Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

Lily Allen is heading to the stage, or writing for it anyways. Allen is penning the songs for the new musical version of Helen Fielding's'Bridget Jone...

Give My Regards to Broadway

Gwen Davis | Posted 09.01.2011 | Arts
Gwen Davis

The most fascinating thing about Catch Me if you Can is why all those gifted people would want to make it into a musical.

How 'Spider-Man' Was Saved

playbill.com | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

Philip Wm. McKinley, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Chase Brock weren't show doctors on just any old patient — they were operating on Spider-Man Turn Of...

'Bonnie And Clyde' Coming To Broadway?

AP | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — A musical about the bank robbing lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow is targeting Broadway. Producers said Thursday that "Bonnie a...

Theater: Broadway By The Year -- 1997 Not Vintage But Fun

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The current season of Scott Siegel's catnip for theater fans series -- Broadway By The Year -- ended with a show focused on the big musicals of 1997.

WATCH: Spider-Man Musical 'Too Childish'?

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark", the Broadway musical scored by U2's Bono and The Edge, finally opened this week after nine years and millions of doll...

Broadway Bites: 'Book of Mormon' Sets Record With $487.25 Ticket

Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts

It's been a big week for Broadway, in addition to the Tony Awards on Sunday, many other major announcements have been revealed this week. A big sc...

Matthew Broderick Returns To Broadway

AP | Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Matthew Broderick is returning to Broadway in a musical next spring built around George and Ira Gershwin's songs. Producers said Thursday...

The Lights Finally Come Up On "Spider-Man"

Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts

It's a momentous day on Broadway. Today, after multiple injuries, after the opening got pushed back six times and the longest period in previews of an...

'Book Of Mormon' Big Winner At Tony's

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "The Book of Mormon,'' a spoof musical about two traveling Mormon missionaries, won the Tony Award for best musical Sunday, w...

Memorable Quotes From Tony Awards

AP | Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — Memorable quotes from the 65th annual Tony Awards ceremony Sunday night at the Beacon Theatre. ___...

'Book Of Mormon' Favored To Win Big At Tonys

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — The profane and hysterical "The Book of Mormon" took home nine Tony Awards on Sunday including the prize for best musical, a consider...

Settlement Reached In Tony Awards Labor Dispute

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The stagehands' union and producers of the Tony Awards reached an agreement Friday on how the show's red carpet area will be staffed, endi...

'Spider-Man' Star Speaks About The Drama Behind The Scenes

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- T.V. Carpio must have either the best luck in the world or the very worst. Consider all that she's endured these past months: She lands a...