DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions, Ltd. are pleased to announce that SHREK THE MUSICAL with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford, will play DeVos Performance Hall, for one week only, June 21-26, 2011. (more...)
The Broadway community mourns the loss of Romulus Linney and Ellen Stewart, who both recently died at the ages of 80 and 91 respectively. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in their memory on Wednesday, January 19th, at exactly 8:00pm for one minute. (more...)
The threequel to the Meet the Fockers franchise, 'Little Fockers,' which was released on December 22, has taken the number one spot at the box office for New Year's weekend. The film earned $26.3 million during the holiday weekend, bringing its total box office earnings to $103 million. (more...)
According to the NY Times, Cherry Lane Theatre's Angelina Fiordellisi, will resign as Artistic Director sometime between March and June of 2011. Additionally, Fiordellisi plans to sell the building, which has been a Greenwich Village staple since 1924, due to ongoing financial struggles.
Celebrating twenty years of THE JERRY SPRINGER SHOW on the air, the controversial talk show host and stage personality was kind enough to set aside some time this week to talk to me about his stints as Billy Flynn in CHICAGO - on Broadway and in the West End - as well as joining recent InDepth InterView participants Raul Esparza and Alice Ripley onstage as the Narrator in the 2000 revival of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW on Broadway. Coming up, Jerry will be playing the role of Captain Hook in the UK special holiday event panto production of PETER PAN next month. In this revealing discussion, we also touch upon the rise of reality TV, DANCING WITH THE STARS, Howard Stern, Rosie O'Donnell, why theatre is the best art form on the planet, and much, much more. And, no theatre-centric Springer discussion would be complete without a thorough analysis of the shockingly brilliant JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical and now available on Region 2 DVD.
The threequel to the Meet the Fockers franchise, 'Little Fockers' will be released on December 22, 2010. As previously reported by BroadwayWorld, the newest edition to the Focker franchise is stage and screen vet Harvey Keitel (DEATH OF A SALESMAN, JERRY SPRINGER THE OPERA at Carnegie Hall). The movie will also feature the return of everyone's Focker favorites, including Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner, and Owen Wilson. Additions to this newest installment also include Laura Dern and Jessica Alba. The movie will be directed by Paul Weitz for Universal and Tribeca Productions. (more...)
Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce the casting of his highly acclaimed new 25th anniversary production of Les MisÚrables making its United States premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse prior to a major US National Tour. The all new production of Les MisÚrables features glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo.
The upcoming 'Little Fockers' movie, featuring Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) and father-in-law Jack (Robert De Niro) has released a new trailer. The film is set to be released on Dec. 22 and will feature Special Tony and Academy award winner Barbra Streisand, Tony and Emmy Award winner Blythe Danner and Tony nominee Dustin Hoffman. (more...)
On November 4th, a workshop production of JUDGEMENT premiered at The Roy Arias Theater on 43rd Street. In this daring comedy, a Robot from outer space comes to Earth and produces a reality TV show. (more...)