• How ‘The Lion King’ Ushered in the Era of the Blockbuster on Broadway
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    Variety

    How ‘The Lion King’ Ushered in the Era of the Blockbuster on Broadway

    “The Lion King” turned 20 this month — but that’s not the only big birthday on Broadway. When it opened on Nov. 13, 1997, “The Lion King” was an integral part of the transformation of Times Square from red-light district to family-friendly destination, laying the groundwork for the blockbuster era that defines the New York […]

  • Disney’s Frozen cuts trolls from Broadway show
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    Ryan Leston

    Disney’s Frozen cuts trolls from Broadway show

    Disney's Frozen musical is getting rid of the trolls... and that could mean curtains for the song, Fixer Upper.

  • Bette Midler defies orchestra during epic Tony Awards speech: 'Shut that crap off'
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    Entertainment Weekly

    Bette Midler defies orchestra during epic Tony Awards speech: 'Shut that crap off'

    Bettle Midler refuses to leave stage after Tonys win

  • 'King Kong' Musical to Bow on Broadway in Fall 2018
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    The Hollywood Reporter

    'King Kong' Musical to Bow on Broadway in Fall 2018

    The Olivier-winning playwright of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is penning the book of the long-gestating stage show.

  • Jake Gyllenhaal Stuns Singing Song From ‘Sunday in the Park With George’
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    Elizabeth Durand Streisand

    Jake Gyllenhaal Stuns Singing Song From ‘Sunday in the Park With George’

    If you think Jake Gyllenhaal is just a good-looking, incredibly fit, talented Hollywood actor who once won the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss, think again. The 36-year-old star is about to make his Broadway musical debut in a revival of Stephen Sondheim’s classic "Sunday in the Park With George."

  • The Mean Girls musical has a confirmed debut for 2017
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    Mike P Williams

    The Mean Girls musical has a confirmed debut for 2017

    Lindsay Lohan may have made fans squeal at the prospect of another ‘Mean Girls’ movie, but it looks like the next story we’ll see will be on the stage. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ‘Mean Girls’ the musical has its world premiere date set for 3 October, 2017, at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. It means the long-awaited musical version of the popular 2004 comedy is closer to completion than we thought. Tina Fey, the writer of the original movie, is teaming up with her composer husband Jeff Richmond for the show, with Nell Benjamin (‘Legally Blonde’) on lyric duties.