Category Archives: Theater

Cirque du Soleil Is Heading to Broadway

Cirque, the Montreal-based theatrical company, announced that its famous Cirque du Soleil shows may be opening on Broadway. To support this venture, Cirque is creating a whole new division based in New York City: Cirque du Soleil Theatrical, which will … Continue Reading

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“Call Me Maybe” Singer Heading to Broadway

Grammy-nominated Carly Ray Jepsen – famous for her “Call Me Maybe” single – is heading to Broadway to play the lead role in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella”. The Canadian singer-songwriter will take over the role from Tony Award nominee Laura … Continue Reading

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Stewart and McKellen Face Off But Not in an X-Men Film

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are known for their on-screen performances in a variety of blockbuster films (many of which they have played opposite of each other) like Star Trek, Lord of the Rings and the X-Men series. These two … Continue Reading

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The Princess Bride May Be Finally Coming to the Stage

Apparently, it’s not “inconceivable” – and we do know what that means. Disney Theatrical Productions plans on working with The Princess Bride writer/screenwriter William Goldman to bring the beloved fairy tale to the stage. The current Walt Disney Studios chairman, … Continue Reading

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The Lion King Broadway Musical Celebrates a Major Milestone

The Disney-movie-turned-Broadway-musical The Lion King is celebrating its 16th anniversary today, November 13, 2013. The musical features an animal-based coming of age tale, where a young lion must defeat his evil uncle to regain his kingship. Since opening, the musical … Continue Reading

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Rocky Boxing – and Singing – His Way to Broadway Premiere

Broadway’s newest musical Rocky features a favorite movie cult character, Rocky Balboa. New cast members were announced this week in preparation for the February 11, 2014, start of the previews at the Winter Garden Theatre. The Broadway musical officially opens … Continue Reading

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The “American Idiots” Road to Broadway

The band Green Day probably never thought that their iconic rock opera “American Idiot” would ever be a Broadway show when they originally released it in 2004. The show, however, made its first run in 2009 at the Berkeley Repertory … Continue Reading

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The Winslow Boy First-ever Revival Opens in October

Broadway fans are in for a rare treat. The Winslow Boy is one of the most revered plays, but this is the first time that it’s ever been revived on Broadway. The Winslow Boy is an English play written by Terence Rattigan, … Continue Reading

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Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark Casting Call

Who’s going to be the next Spidey on Broadway? That’s yet to be determined, but Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark is currently having casting calls for the next leads. Both the Peter Parker and Mary Jane parts are open. Reeve … Continue Reading

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