| Jun 10, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Alan Menken, the multiple Oscar-winning composer of multiple Disney animated movies, took home his first Tony Award for another Disney property — the musical "Newsies."
Based on the 1992 movie of the same name, "Newsies" is a family-friendly...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Once," the intimate, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that is based on the Oscar-winning movie of the same name, won a Grammy Award on Sunday.
The Broadway cast recording for "Once: A New Musical" won for musical theater album at a pre-show ceremony...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Hollywood Boulevard is home to both the Pantages Theatre and Madame Tussauds, and there were times during the new production of "Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical" that I wondered if the two institutions had arranged a secret merger.
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In bygone days "extra, extra" is what newspaper hawkers used to shout to sell copies.
Now it's what the Walt Disney Co. is adding to its bottom line, with word that "Newsies, the Musical," about turn-of-the-20th century paperboys who go on strike, has...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:15 PM
"Once" is once again in the awards spotlight. The original cast recording for the popular Broadway show is among the Grammy nominees this year in the category of musical theater albums. The show features songs by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, the...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Week 8 brought a lot of excitement to the sparkly universe we know as “Dancing With the Stars.” First, we’re just a week away from the semifinals and that much closer to handing out that coveted Mirrorball trophy. Second, each......
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Street artists are suing AEG in a dispute over lost artwork in a penthouse in downtown L.A. The musical "Leap of Faith" appears headed to Broadway in the fall of 2012, with a substantially revised score and book....
| Nov 20, 2011
| 9:36 PM
American Music Awards 2011: As the AMAs closed in on Hour No. 1, Kelly Clarkson performed her "Mr. Know It All," giving the song a "Newsies"-like makover for the live presentation. If the chorus of the tune was instantly jarring, and the media-are-evil...