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Tony Winner Michael Grandage Enlisted to Direct Broadway-Bound Frozen

Tony Winner Michael Grandage Enlisted to Direct Broadway-Bound Frozen

Michael Grandage has been tapped to helm the much-anticipated stage adaptation of Frozen. The New York Post reports that the Red Tony winner has boarded the production after a bit of a switcheroo with the creative team, which saw Alex Timbers depart the project as director, Bob Crowley as designer and Peter Darling as choreographer. Grandage's longtime colleague Christopher Oram ...

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Billy Eichner, Shayna Steele & More Join Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!; Full Company Set

Billy Eichner, Shayna Steele & More Join Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!; Full Company Set

It’s Hairspray Live!, you gays! Noted Wicked tailgater Billy Eichner has joined the starry lineup for NBC’s December 7 musical telecast. The Billy on the Street and Difficult People star will make a cameo as Rob Barker, the local WZZT newscaster in Baltimore. New additions to the cast also include Hairspray's original Dynamites trio: Shayna Steele, Kamilah Marshall and ...

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Idina Menzel on Tackling Bette Midler's Role in the New Beaches Movie & Why It Felt Like 'Career Suicide'

Idina Menzel on Tackling Bette Midler's Role in the New Beaches Movie & Why It Felt Like 'Career Suicide'

Idina Menzel has jumped over the moon, defied gravity and, uh, worn blazers and cardigans on Broadway. It seems like there’s nothing the blazing supernova can’t face, but her next project is a real beach of a role—one that she fears could be career-ending.

Menzel, who will star as CC Bloom in the Lifetime TV remake of Beaches, spoke to ...

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Gavin Creel, Kate Baldwin & More to Join Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway

Gavin Creel, Kate Baldwin & More to Join Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway

Dancing! Two-time Tony nominee and Olivier winner Gavin Creel, Tony nominee Kate Baldwin and more have been tapped for the upcoming Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!. Starring Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce, performances will begin at the Shubert Theatre on March 15, 2017 with an opening night scheduled for April 20.

Along with Creel (The Book of Mormon) as ...

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Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary Performance Comes to U.S. Cinemas for One Night This Fall

Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary Performance Comes to U.S. Cinemas for One Night This Fall

The heat is on in Saigon as Miss Saigon: The 25th Anniversary Performance will make its world premiere in U.S. cinemas on September 22, presented by Fathom Events, Universal Pictures and PictureHouse Entertainment. The spectacular performance of the global sensation is produced by Cameron Mackintosh and features a special finale in which the 25th anniversary cast is joined on ...

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Very Good Place to Start! Tickets Now On Sale for the National Tour of The Sound of Music in Louisville

Very Good Place to Start! Tickets Now On Sale for the National Tour of The Sound of Music in Louisville

When you know the notes to sing, you can sing most anything! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of The Sound of Music in Louisville. Directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, the classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical will play The Kentucky Center from January 17 through January 22, 2017. The show stars newcomer Kerstin Anderson as ...

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A New Griz Will Begin? Leona Lewis Set to Leave Broadway's Cats this Fall

A New Griz Will Begin? Leona Lewis Set to Leave Broadway's Cats this Fall

Leona Lewis can currently be seen at the Neil Simon Theatre as Grizabella in Cats, but soon, she must think of a new life (and she mustn’t give in). The Grammy nominee and X Factor winner recently took to Twitter to announce she will leave the revival in less than a month.

Lewis will belt out her last "Memory" on ...

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Come From Away Extends D.C. Run at Ford's Theatre Before Broadway Premiere

Come From Away Extends D.C. Run at Ford's Theatre Before Broadway Premiere

The Washington, D.C. engagement of Come From Away has extended its run at Ford’s Theatre ahead of its Toronto and Broadway premiere. Performances will now run at the D.C. venue through October 16, instead of the previously announced October 9.

Written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein and directed by Christopher Ashley, Come From Away tells the story ...

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Exclusive! Alex Timbers Talks Development of Moulin Rouge! Stage Adaptation

Exclusive! Alex Timbers Talks Development of Moulin Rouge! Stage Adaptation

As previously announced, freaked out over and constantly dreamcast in the Broadway.com offices, Moulin Rouge! is officially getting the Great White Way treatment! Based on Baz Luhrmann's resplendent 2001 film starring Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman, the in-the-works tuner already boasts Alex Timbers at the helm and Tony winner John Logan as its scribe. And apparently, we're not the ...

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Muriel’s Wedding The Musical to Receive World Premiere in 2017

Muriel’s Wedding The Musical to Receive World Premiere in 2017

Hot on the heels of the Moulin Rouge! news, another famous Australian property is heading to the stage, this time courtesy of Global Creatures and Sydney Theatre Company. Directed by Simon Phillips, Muriel’s Wedding The Musical is scheduled to play a limited engagement November 6, 2017 through December 30 at Sydney’s Roslyn Packer Theatre.

Featuring a book by PJ Hogan ...

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