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Mystic Pizza Stage Musical in the Works with Original Score from Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge will serve up a slice of musical heaven with an upcoming stage adaptation of the 1988 MGM flick Mystic Pizza. Etheridge is crafting original music and lyrics for the newly announced musical, set to feature direction by Gordon Greenberg, who will co-write the book with Sas Goldberg (Significant Other). The tuner is currently in development. "MGM's Mystic Pizza is [...]

By |January 22nd, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Multigenerational 50th-anniversary Woodstock event set for 2019

Fifty years after the Woodstock music festival became one of the watersheds of hippie counterculture, an anniversary event will take place in August 2019 on the same field north of New York City. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced a three-day festival of “music, culture and community” that will celebrate “the golden anniversary at the historic site of [...]

By |January 6th, 2019|Concerts, Special Events|0 Comments

‘The Notebook’ to Get Broadway Musical Treatment

The tender love story that became a breakout screen vehicle for Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, The Notebook, will be adapted as a Broadway musical, to be produced by Kevin McCollum and Kurt Deutsch in association with Nicholas Sparks, who wrote the bestselling 1996 novel.  Indie singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson and 'This Is Us' writer-producer Bekah Brunstetter will collaborate on the [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now playing at Broadway's newly renovated Lyric Theater. Seven lead members of the original West End company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child reprise their roles on Broadway at the Lyric Theater. . Broadway bound are Jamie Parker (Harry Potter), Noma Dumezweni (Hermione Granger) and Paul Thornley (Ron Weasley) with Poppy Miller [...]

By |January 1st, 2019|Special Events, Theater|0 Comments

Manhattan Theater Club Plans to Bring Florian Zeller’s Acclaimed Height of the Storm to Broadway

Two-time Tony winner Jonathan Pryce (Miss Saigon) and three-time Olivier winner Eileen Atkins (The Retreat from Moscow) could be headed back to Broadway in a transfer of Tony-nominated scribe Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm, which is currently appearing at Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End. The nonprofit Manhattan Theatre Club is likely to produce the transfer at its main-stem venue, [...]

By |December 31st, 2018|Theater|0 Comments

Currently playing on Broadway 2019

Aladdin Running time: 150 minutes, including intermission Opened March 20, 2014 New Amsterdam Theatre: 214 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036 American Son Opened November 4, 2018 Closes January 27, 2019 Booth Theatre: 222 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036 Anastasia Running time: 150 minutes, including intermission Opened April 24, 2017 Broadhurst Theatre: 235 W 44th St, New [...]

By |December 31st, 2018|Theater|0 Comments

To Kill a Mockingbird starring Jeff Daniels opens on Broadway

Full casting is set for To Kill a Mockingbird, the new stage play based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer-winning novel. The production opened December 13th at the Shubert Theater. The new stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, featuring a script by Oscar and Emmy winner Aaron Sorkin is now playing on Broadway.  Celia Keenan-Bolger, Will Pullen, and Gideon [...]

By |December 14th, 2018|Theater|0 Comments

Hugh Jackman is hitting the road! ‘The Man. The Music. The Show.’ world tour for 2019

Tony-winning stage-and-screen star Hugh Jackman is hitting the road! The showman is planning an international tour for his stage show. Jackman fans can look forward to him singing tunes from Les Miserables, The Boy from Oz, Oklahoma! and The Greatest Showman. He appeared on The Today Show to discuss the tour and revealed that The Greatest Showman standout Keala Settle [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Concerts|0 Comments

The Rolling Stones are hitting the road again in 2019 for a 13-show tour in stadiums across the U.S.

The Rolling Stones are hitting the road again in 2019 for a 13-show tour in stadiums across the U.S. Starting in Miami Gardens, Florida on April 20, the rock legends will cross the country, making stops in cities like Glendale, Seattle, Philadelphia, and East Rutherford. Late June, the group will wrap-up in Chicago, Illinois. This is their first U.S. run [...]

By |November 21st, 2018|Concerts|0 Comments

King Kong stomps onto Broadway

The highly anticipated Broadway premiere of King Kong has arrived. The new musical based on the 1932 novel begins previews at the Broadway Theater on October 5th.  Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris and Erik Lochtefeld star in the production directed by Drew McOnie. King Kong follows a young actress (Pitts) and a maverick filmmaker (Morris) as they voyage from the bustling streets [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Theater|0 Comments