Category Archives: Broadway

Sting Headed to Broadway

Following in the footsteps of other rock legends (U2) it looks like Sting has penned a musical based on his memories growing up in northeast England.  The Last Ship  will open in Chicago before heading to Broadway..however at the moment … Continue reading

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Tom Hanks to make his Broadway Debut

Academy Award winner Tom Hanks is scheduled to make his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy.  Written by the late Nora Ephron, Hanks will portray the late journalist Mike McAlary who won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the police … Continue reading

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Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man”

In a twist of fate, the revival of Gore Vidal‘s political play The Best Man saw the author pass away at 86 during the run.  Currently at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater until September 9, the play boasts a who’s who cast … Continue reading

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Al Pacino returns to Broadway

This fall will see the return to Broadway by veteran actor Al Pacino in the 30th anniversary of David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross.  In the 1992 film version Pacino played Ricky Roma, however in this incarnation he … Continue reading

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Shatner Goes to Broadway

Just when you thought there was nothing else on his to do list, Montreal-born actor William Shatner will be taking his one-man show to Broadway for a limited run in February.  Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It was tried … Continue reading

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Ricky Martin returns to Broadway in Evita revival

Singing sensation Ricky Martin will play the role of Che in the upcoming revival of the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber production of Evita.  The opening date and theater have not been confirmed, but look for the revival to open sometime … Continue reading

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STRATFORD SUPERSTAR CONFIRMED FOR BROADWAY

As previously reported…there were rumblings of a possible Broadway date for the critically acclaimed Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar…and it’s confirmed.  Directed by the festival’s artistic director, Des McAnuff, the Canadian production will head to California’s La Jolla … Continue reading

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Tonys…Spider Man

The Tony’s once again proved to be the gold standard for award shows. A great host, Neil Patrick Harris…and performances from all the musical contenders…doesn’t get any better than that. The big winner of the night was The Book of Mormon raking … Continue reading

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