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Spike Lee’s Passing Strange Documentary Hits Theaters Aug 21

July 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

A documentary of Passing Strange by Academy Award winner Spike Lee and Annie Dorsen hits movie theaters on Aug 21. , Filmed during one the Broadway production’s final performances, the multicamera coverage of the on and off-stage action “involves the audience in not only the text but the electricity of the ensemble’s onstage ...

Broadway Musicals and Stars on Twitter #FollowFriday

July 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

Do you tweet? If so, we hope you’re following @broadwaymusical! Twitter has really taken off lately, and Broadway has been busy tweeting along with everyone else. In honor of #followfriday, I’d like to propose a few others you may want to follow. Musicals who Tweet @N2NBroadway @ShreksterOnline @thealtarboyz @RockofAges @BillyElliot ...

Catch Some Broadway Musical Stars Off-Stage

July 8, 2009 // 3 Comments

Can’t make it to a Broadway show? Luckily for you, you can still catch the stars performing some of their stuff off-stage. On Tuesday, July 14 at 4:30 PM, the stars of 9-5 are scheduled to perform at the Barnes & Noble on Broadway and 66th Street. Rumor has it that you may even be able to score a copy of the new CD before they’re released ...

Rock of Ages Cast Album Hits Stores Today (and is Half-Priced on Amazon.com)

July 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rock of Ages cast album hits stores today and is half-priced on amazon.com for a limited time! The recording features 2009 Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis (The Wedding Singer), Amy Spanger (The Wedding Singer, Kiss Me Kate), James Carpinello (Saturday Night Fever), Adam Dannheisser, Mitchell Jarvis (Fiddler on the Roof), Michele Mais, Lauren Molina ...

Ragtime headed to Broadway this fall!

July 1, 2009 // 1 Comment

It’s official: the Kennedy Center’s production of Ragtime, directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, is headed to Broadway this fall. Previews begin on Friday, October 23 and the show will officially open on Sunday, November 15, 2009 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Casting and ticketing information will be announced soon. The production ...

Little Mermaid to Close on Broadway August 30

July 1, 2009 // 3 Comments

This week brings another sad closing announcement: Disney’s The Little Mermaid will close at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on August 30. The musical, composed by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman and directed by Francesco Zambello, will have played 50 previews and 685 performances upon closing. Thomas Schumacher, producer and president of Disney ...