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  • 'Cabaret' and 'The Baker's Wife' set for Reprise Theatre Company's 2011-12 season

     
    Reprise Theatre Company will present two very different tales of European life during its 2011-12 season at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. "Cabaret," which explores the decadent world of '30s Berlin, will run Sept. 13-25. The show, which has music by John......
  • Kristin Chenoweth talks about Broadway, 'Glee' and her new album

     
    Each New Year's Eve, the folks at Walt Disney Concert Hall put on a pair of holiday concerts and hire a pop star or musical group to entertain the audiences. Past performers who have rung in the New Year include......
  • Homer Simpson and Moe the Bartender drop by 'Wicked'

     
    Moe's Tavern is dirty, rundown and filled with drunks. But as we learned in the most recent episode of Fox's "The Simpsons," the seedy Springfield dive bar now has a secret passage to the Broadway musical "Wicked." In Sunday's episode,......
  • Idina Menzel doesn't rule out a role in 'Wicked' movie or reunion with Kristin Chenoweth

     
    It's been several years since Idina Menzel donned the green body paint and pointy black hat of her Tony-winning role as Elphaba in "Wicked," but it seems like she's never too far away from the misunderstood heroine. Menzel plans to......
  • A 'Wicked' photo app for your Facebook profile

     
    The Broadway production of "Wicked" continues to do gangbusters business after nearly seven years running. Box-office data show that attendance this year for the musical hasn't dipped below 90% capacity at the Gershwin Theatre, which is one of the...
  • Stephen Schwartz reveals more about planned 'Wicked' movie

     
    "Wicked" in 3-D? Lea Michele as Elphaba, the bad witch? In a recent interview with Broadway.com, composer Stephen Schwartz revealed details about the planned film version of "Wicked," adapted from the hit musical that has been running for close to......
  • 'Godspell' producer looks to small investment fundraising for 2011 Broadway revival

     
    Resurrection is a central motif in the New Testament. So it seems appropriate that a Broadway revival of the musical "Godspell" that looked dead in the water two years ago is coming back to life -- this time with a......
  • Stephen Schwartz's 'Seance on a Wet Afternoon' gets New York dates

     
    Few showbiz composers can boast a resume chock-full of box-office hits as Stephen Schwartz. The composer wrote the score to such Broadway blockbusters as"Wicked," "Pippin" and "Godspell." Schwartz has also won three Oscars for his work on the animated...
  • POLL: Who should star in the movie version of Broadway's 'Wicked'?

     
    It was really only a matter of time. "Wicked," the Tony-winning Broadway blockbuster, is being adapted into a major feature film, according to Deadline Hollywood. To a certain extent, it was a no-brainer. An audience favorite since it opened in......
  • Scene & Heard: HollyRod Foundation's DesignCare '10 fundraiser

    Scene & Heard: HollyRod Foundation's DesignCare '10 fundraiser
    Holly Robinson Peete and her husband, former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, welcomed more than 500 guests to the historic Green Acres estate in Beverly Hills for DesignCare '10, a fundraiser for the HollyRod Foundation (www.hollyrod.org), which provides...