| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:54 PM
A toned-down cartoon? Oh, mamma mia!
With its silly story that fills time between the frothy greatest hits of Abba, Broadway smash "Mamma Mia!" has never been loved for its great dramatic depth.
In my most recent viewings, in London and on a 2006...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Ben Steinfeld (Broadway’s “Cyrano de Bergerac’’, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”) heads the cast of the American farce “Room Service,” which plays the Westport Country Playhouse Oct. 8 to 27, ending its...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Orlando actor Michael Colavolpe answers his phone while lugging a load of laundry back to his rented apartment in New York City.
"I can't remember the last time I used a Laundromat — maybe 20 years ago," he says. "I had to ask people, 'Do they...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Broadway in Chicago has announced several new bookings for the upcoming season, most of which are reprise engagements of popular touring attractions, although some are new productions.
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will play March 18-30...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Karen Mason and Mark Jacoby will head the six-member cast of a new musical show, “Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook” which will be receiving a workshop production at Goodspeed Musical’s Norma Terris Theatre in Chester.
The show features...
| 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...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Harriett D. Foy (Broadway’s “The American Plan,” “Mamma Mia!”, “Once On This Island”) and Tony Award-nominated John Herrera (Broadway’s “The Threepenny Opera,” “1776,” “The...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Did you like "Once" when you saw it once, twice, thrice on Sunday night's Tony Awards? Or how about "Bring It On!" Or "Mamma Mia!
Then get ready for the 2013-14 Broadway series of New Haven's Shubert Theater, which will be celebrating its 99th year....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:43 PM
While most of her friends at Highland Park High School were still thinking of where they were going to study, Elana Ernst Silverstein already was booking the national tour of one of Broadway's biggest hits: "Mamma Mia!". And she had a bright future on the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:24 PM
Imagine putting Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash on stage together and letting them cut loose in song. What else would you need for a night's entertainment?
I hope your answer was "nothing," because that's all you get in...