Monday, May 25, 2015

National Theater sees boost in B.O.

Legit News: Chekhov and an Ibsen adaptation on tap for 2012 -- London's National Theater (NT) averaged 90% capacity over the 2009-10 season with 1.2 million in attendance, up 45% over the pr…

Linked From Variety at 05:58PM

Must the preview show go on? by Alistair Smith

The swell of internet reviews and unpalatable prices mean theatre previews no longer benefit producers or customers. So what's the point?

Linked From The Guardian at 05:58PM
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Justin Matthew Sargent Steps In For Injured Constantine Maroulis in Broadway's Rock of Ages by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here he goes again! Rock of Ages alum Justin Matthew Sargent is reprising the role of Drew in place of an injured Constantine Maroulis in the Broadway production. Sargent will perform i…

Linked From Broadway.com at 10:38AM
Friday, July 25, 2014

Odds & Ends: Broadway Alum Finn Wittrock Joins Freak Show, Natalie Mendoza Will Star in London's Here Lies Love and More! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Finn Wittrock Joins Freak Show Broadway alum Finn Wittrock (Death of a Salesman) will feature in American Horror Story: F…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:40AM
Thursday, March 6, 2014

Get Ready, 'New York, New York'! On the Town is Coming Back to Broadway! by Paul Wontorek

The classic New York City musical On the Town is coming back to Broadway. The revival will start performances in October 2014 at the newly-named Lyric Theatre, formerly the Foxwoods Theatre,…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:18PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

He's Loving and Leaving You! Justin Matthew Sargent Returns to Rock of Ages by Broadway.com

Here he goes again! Rock of Ages alum Justin Matthew Sargent is reprising his role as Drew in the Broadway production for one-week-only. The star tweeted that he’ll be performing …

Linked From Broadway.com at 01:55PM
Monday, February 3, 2014

Injured Spider-Man Performer Daniel Curry Files Lawsuit Against Show's Producers and More by Beth Stevens

Daniel Curry, the Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark actor who was injured during the Broadway production’s August 15, 2013 performance, has filed a lawsuit against the show’s produce…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:56AM
Friday, January 31, 2014

Let's Hear It for the Boys Men! Patrick Page & John Cullum Join Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina by Ryan Gilbert

Patrick Page and two-time Tony winner John Cullum have officially joined the cast of Tony winner Harvey Fierstein's world premiere play Casa Valentina, according to a spokesperson for th…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:07AM
Monday, January 6, 2014

Spideys Past and Present Fly In for the Final Performance of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark by Ryan Gilbert

All good things must come to an end, and so we say a fond farewell to the Broadway spectacular Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. After a headline-making, three-year run, the comic book-inspired…

Linked From Broadway.com at 01:01PM
Thursday, January 2, 2014

Reeve Carney's Iconic Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Costume to be Inducted into the Smithsonian by Ryan Gilbert

With a great costume comes a great place to put it on display. The Broadway musical Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark will celebrate another landmark on January 4 when late Tony-nominated c…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:56PM
Saturday, December 28, 2013

Big Breaks, Tragic Falls and a Naked Starlet in a Tub: The Top News Stories That Got You Buzzing in 2013 by Broadway.com

So many news stories got you clicking on Broadway.com in 2013 and then buzzing with your friends. From modern movie classics heading to the stage to big new roles for popular stars and, yes,…

Linked From Broadway.com at 01:59PM
Saturday, December 21, 2013

Closing Time! Seven Great Broadway Plays and Musicals to See Before They're Gone by Ryan Gilbert

As the year comes to an end, it’s time to say good-bye to seven high-profile Broadway productions set to close in the next few weeks. Below, our quickie guide to what makes these plays…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:00AM
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Business Bigwig Steve Wynn 'Likely' to Host Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark on the Las Vegas Strip by Ryan Gilbert

Business magnate Steve Wynn, who played a pivotal role in reinvigorating and expanding Las Vegas' iconic Strip, is reportedly in talks to host the transfer of Broadway's Spider-Man, …

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:02PM
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Picture This! Will Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Embark on an Arena Tour in 2016? by Ryan Gilbert

Here's what we already know: Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark is set to close at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre on January 4, 2014, and the spectacle-heavy show is set to take over Las Veg…

Linked From Broadway.com at 03:52PM
Friday, December 6, 2013

Get a Killer First Look at Matt Smith in Duncan Sheik's American Psycho Musical in London by Ryan Gilbert

The new musical based on Bret Easton Ellis's dark and violent novel American Psycho officially opens at London's Almeida Theatre on December 12, but we have your first look at t…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:32PM
Monday, December 2, 2013

Broadway Grosses: Kinky Boots Fans 'Say Yeah!' at the Box Office, Break Record by Megan Meadows

The Tony-winning production of Kinky Boots is not your father’s musical! This past week it grossed $1,912,568 breaking the all-time house record at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Despite a…

Linked From Broadway.com at 06:06PM
Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Broadway.com Show 11/20/13 - Theater News on Sutton Foster, Hugh Jackman and More by Broadway.com

The Broadway.com Show 11/20/13 - Theater News on Sutton Foster, Hugh Jackman and More The weekly news program written by and starring the editorial staff of Broadway.com! This week, theater…

Linked From YouTube at 04:01PM
Monday, November 18, 2013

So Long, Spidey! Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark to Fly From Broadway to Vegas in 2014 by Ryan Gilbert

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will take his final swing through New York City's Times Square before landing in Las Vegas. Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark will close in January, acc…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:17PM

So Long, Spidey! Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark to Fly From Broadway to Vegas in January 2014 by Ryan Gilbert

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will take his final swing through New York City's Times Square before landing in Las Vegas. Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark is set to close on January…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:17PM

'Spider-Man' to turn out the lights in January

It's lights out for "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark." The catastrophe-plagued $75 million musical will close in January, slightly more than three years after it had its first attent…

Linked From Newsday Subscription at 10:42PM
Thursday, November 7, 2013

Will KISS Frontman Gene Simmons (And His Superhero-Sized Tongue) Join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark? by Ryan Gilbert

Will the Demon become The Goblin? Gene Simmons, co-founder/lead vocalist/bass guitarist of the band KISS, might be the next performer to play the Green Goblin role in Spider-Man, Turn Off th…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:49PM
Monday, November 4, 2013

Spider-Man's Glen Berger & Lion King's Mark Mancina Collaborating on August Rush Musical by Ryan Gilbert

Emmy winner Glen Berger, who co-wrote the book for Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, and Grammy winner and Tony nominee Mark Mancina, who worked on the original score of The Lion King, are coll…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:38PM
Thursday, October 31, 2013

In the Spotlight! Spiderman's Ushers Will Take Over the Stage for a One-Night-Only Cabaret Performance by Ryan Gilbert

From let me help you find your seat to let me be your star! Some of Broadway’s most talented ushers will take to the stage for a fun and fierce cabaret performance on November 4 at Sta…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:29PM

In the Spotlight! Spider-Man's Ushers Will Take Over the Stage for a One-Night-Only Cabaret Performance by Ryan Gilbert

From let me help you find your seat to let me be your star! Some of Broadway’s most talented ushers will take to the stage for a fun and fierce cabaret performance on November 4 at Sta…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:29PM
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Bruce Lee’s story headed to Broadway by Michael Riedel

Because I’m a black-belt in martial arts — I break boards the way “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” breaks actors — one of my favorite songs is “Kung Fu Fighting”...

Linked From The New York Post at 04:25AM
Monday, October 21, 2013

Queen’s Brian May & the Rockers of Air Supply Swing By Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark by Broadway.com

When a Broadway show boasts a score by A-list rockers Bono and The Edge, it makes sense that other top musicians would want to check it out! On October 18, Brian May of Queen (in town to hel…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:58AM
Friday, October 4, 2013

Will Rock Legend Alice Cooper Join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark? by Ryan Gilbert

Is the "Godfather of Shock Rock" ready to make "A Freak Like Me Needs Company" all his own? Alice Cooper is reportedly in negotiations to play the Green Goblin role in Sp…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:03AM
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

He's Our Hero! Jason Gotay to Suit Up as Spidey in Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark by Ryan Gilbert

Bring It On Broadway alum Jason Gotay will join Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark as the alternate Spider-Man/Peter Parker at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre. Justin Matthew Sargent, who had bee…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:39PM
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Exclusive! Check Out Justin Matthew Sargent as He Swings Into Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark by Ryan Gilbert

Justin Matthew Sargent was the happiest web-slinger on Broadway on September 17, when he celebrated his second performance as Peter Parker and the titular superhero in Spider-Man, Turn Off t…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:09PM
Sunday, September 15, 2013

Justin Matthew Sargent to Star as the Web-Slinging Superhero in Broadway's Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark by Ryan Gilbert

With great power, comes great responsibility! Justin Matthew Sargent will replace original star Reeve Carney as Peter Parker, the young outcast who becomes the amazing title character in Spi…

Linked From Broadway.com at 08:13PM
Friday, September 13, 2013

Reeve Carney Looks Back on Kisses, Diets and a 'Magical Time' as He Waves Goodbye to Spider-Man by Broadway.com

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are asked to sit through a sometimes grueling “exit interview” about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn’…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:37PM

ARTICLES ON BROADWAYSTARS

Authors

All that Chat

2014-2015 BROADWAY SEASON