| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The hills will be alive with the sound of Tony winners, when NBC's new production of "The Sound of Music" is broadcast Dec. 5.
NBC announced Monday that stage veterans Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have joined the cast, alongside the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:22 PM
When "The Sound of Music" airs on NBC in December, Audra McDonald will sing "Climb Every Mountain."
It's a notable example of colorblind casting, which is familiar on Broadway these days, with the African-American McDonald playing the Mother Abbess in a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Broadway in Chicago held its annual summer concert on Monday, packing Millennium Park despite crummy weather. The massive crowd suggested that if there is one thing Chicagoans like more than Broadway shows, it's the chance to see bits of Broadway shows...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:21 AM
The national tour of the Broadway hit "Peter and the Starcatcher," a prequel to "Peter Pan" aimed mostly at adults, will stop through Chicago for two weeks next April at the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St.
Written by Rick Elice and directed...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Feb 14, 2013
National tours of two Broadway smashes, the musical "Book of Mormon," and the epic play featuring life-sized puppetry, "War Horse," highlight the seven-show 2013-14 season at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
Those two shows, Tony...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:38 AM
It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time.
Unless it isn't.
I'm so confused.
Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Taking cartoon panels from the page to the stage was a tricky thing for "The Addams Family."
For the musical-comedy coming to Broward Center April 9 through 21, it wasn't the whole bizarro-macabre thing that was the challenge for the show’s book...
| Sep 9, 2012
When Alli Kramer of Amity Regional High School in "PLGEO100100205270000">Woodbridge and Shavance Stephens of the magnet school Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull won top acting honors at the fourth annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:19 PM
NEW YORK — What with "Ghost,""Lysistrata Jones" and other wearying disappointments, the 2012-13 Broadway season hardly will go down as a banner year for new American musicals. Indeed, should the best-musical Tony Award go, at Sunday night's...