A new musical, Sondheim on Sondheim, is coming to Broadway

Sondheim on Sondheim, a new Broadway musical starring Barbara Cook (The Music Man, Candide, Follies), Vanessa Williams (Into the Woods, Kiss of the Spider Woman), Michael Arden (A Tale of Two Cities, Big River) and Leslie Kritzer (A Catered Affair, Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Big River), will on at Studio 54 on April 22, 2010. The…

In honor of #theatrethursday, your list of the top 50 Broadway musicals of all time

We asked and you responded. Here's a list of your all time favorite Broadway musicals, in no particular order: Les Miserables Rent The King and I Sunday in the Park with George Wicked Guys and Dolls Sweeney Todd Ragtime West Side Story In the Heights Phantom of the Opera Into the Woods Next to Normal…

Lots of Broadway buzz …

West Side Story recoups investment after 30 weeks West Side Story has officially recouped its $14 million initial investment after running 30 weeks (247 performances)! A national tour of this production will begin in the fall of 2010 though it is likely the Broadway version will stick around for a good while longer. American Idiot…

Teaser video clip for Phantom: Love Never Dies

I've been getting a number of requests for footage from the sequel to Phantom of the Opera, Phantom: Love Never Dies, so I figured I should post what's out there now here. It's only a teaser, but the clip actually gets me excited for the show ... set on Coney Island a decade after the…

Rumors of musicals in the works

Rumor has it that Scarlett Johansson is heading to Broadway, set to star opposite Will & Grace star Sean Hayes in a revival of the Neil Simon musical Promises, Promises. Also rumored - directors Harold Prince and Susan Stroman are set to collaborate on an upcoming Broadway musical called Paradise Found, an adaptation of the novel…

Principal cast announced for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Irving Berlin's White Christmas, directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Randy Skinner, with music supervision by Rob Berman, has announced the stars for this year's re-mounting. The cast will be helmed by James Clow (Assassins, Wonderful Town, Company, She Loves Me, Blood Brothers), Melissa Errico (Dracula, My Fair Lady, High Society), Tony Yazbeck (Gypsy,…

A round-up of the latest casting changes

David Bologna leaves Billy Elliot David Bologna, whose performance as Michael earned him a nomination for a Tony Award in Billy Elliot the Musical, plays his final performance on Sept. 27. Laura Michelle Kelly and Christian Borle join the cast Mary Poppins Laura Michelle Kelly, who originated the title role in Mary Poppins on the West…