Theater

Rolling Stones Taking the Stage… As Subjects of New West End Musical?

The Rolling Stones have played their music on stages all over the world. So is it time for the stage to return the favor with a musical based on the rock group? Actors are reportedly auditioning in London’s West End… with one caveat. Mick Jagger and crew–Keith Richards, 73, Charlie Watts, 76, and Ronnie Wood, 70, have yet to sign off on the production. ... Read More...

Jude Law Honored at Only Make Believe 17th Annual Gala (Photos!)

Jude Law was the marquee guest at Only Make Believe’s 17th Gala, an event that brings together Broadway stars to help raise funds for the non-profit organization’s interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities. The non-profit organization is dedicated to the principle that freeing a child’s imagination is a valuable part of the healing process.... Read More...

Larry David Comedy Buoys Broadway With Record Ticket Pre-Sales (video)

Larry David is giving Broadway a shot in the arm after his new play Fish in the Dark–sight unseen–racked up $13.5 million in ticket pre-sales ahead of previews, which begin Monday (Feb. 2). David, 67, is best known for his work as a writer on the hit CBS sitcom “Seinfeld,” and for “Curb Your Entusiasm,” his own hilarious show on HBO. David will star in the play as a character much like himself with Rita Wilson, Rosie Perez, Jayne Houdyshell, Jonny Orsini, Jerry Adler and Jake Cannavale. It also stars Ben Shenkman, Lewis J. Stadlen, Marylouise Burke, Jenn Lyon and Molly Ranson.... Read More...

As Tupac Shakur Musical Ends on Broadway, Blame Game Begins

If the music of Tupac Shakur couldn’t make it on Broadway, then the blame game over why Holler If Ya Hear Me flopped may yet give the rap and hip-hop pioneer a second act on the Great White Way. The musical, based on the late rapper’s songs premiered on June 19, and will go dark at the Palace Theatre this Sunday (July 20). It’s the first certified flop of the new season, which may be contributing to the finger-pointing during what is shaping up to be a banner season for New York City theater. ... Read More...
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