My Top 10 Broadway Moments in 2010

A guest blog by Ken Davenport It's the time of year for the ol' look back. What memorable moments have the last 12 months brought us that could help define the next 12 months? Here are my top 10 Broadway moments for 2010 . . . in no particular order. 1. It's a bird, it's…

A Preview of the 2010 Tony Awards

Tune into our LIVE coverage right now! The Tony Awards are the only awards ceremony to be telecast nationally, which converts to free publicity for the out-of-town audience that makes up the bulk of Broadway ticket sales, and thus becomes a huge predictor of future success for the nominated shows. Tony wins often allow shows…

New Musicals, News, Casting, Cast Albums, TV Appearances and More

New Musicals and Transfers The Michael Grandage-directed production of Evita, which opened at London's Adelphi Theatre in June 2006 is officially heading to Broadway next year. Elena Roger, who starred in the West End production, will repeat her performance in the Broadway remount. Rumor has it that Ricky Martin is in talks to play Che,…

A Big Broadway News Roundup

Next to Normal Looking to Launch a National Tour [picapp align="none" wrap="false" link="term=Next+to+Normal&iid=4959751" src="f/b/a/b/63rd_Annual_Tony_c2b6.jpg?adImageId=9327539&imageId=4959751" width="234" height="180" /] Brian Yorkey, the book writer and lyricist for Broadway's Next to Normal, told Playbill.com, "A tour is in the works. David Stone's at work putting it together. I think it will launch later this year, in the fall…

More Broadway showtunes and stars are in store for Glee!

If you follow this blog and somehow haven't become a Gleek yet, I can't understand why not. The show, which stars Broadway favorites Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison, has already featured Broadway big-shots Victor Garber (Sweeney Todd, Assassins, Damn Yankees), Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked) and Debra Monk (Curtains, Chicago, Company) and  showtunes like "Maybe This Time"…

Hey Gleeks – you can now preorder the 1st season DVD of Glee!

Alright, it's not truly musical theater, but enough Gleeks are musical theater geeks that I thought it worth sharing on the blog here: the DVD for the 1st season of Glee, the fantastic Fox show starring Broadway favorites Matthew Morrison (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza, Hairspray, The Rocky Horror Show, Footloose) and Lea…