Broadway/Theater

Inside Cirque du Soleil And Grupo Vidanta's New Production 'Joya'

December 3rd, 2014 12:05pm EST
Review: Inside Cirque du Soleil And Grupo Vidanta's New Producti
Cirque du Soleil has been astounding audiences around the world for years with their larger than life theatrical productions. Now for the first time, they have established a resident show in Latin America. It's called Joya, and Cirque has partnered with luxury resort brand Grupo Vidanta to create a one-of-a-kind, completely immersive experience in Mexico's Riviera Maya.

We had the opportunity to join Cirque for the world premiere of Joya just before Thanksgiving, and now we can give you the dish - both literally and figuratively - on this combination of entertainment, food, and culture tha...
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Is 'Frozen 2' In The Works?

December 2nd, 2014 2:40pm EST
Is There A 'Frozen 2' In The Works?
"Frozen 2" is definitely happening, so parents get ready for a new song to listen to on constant repeat according to the voice of the beloved character of Elsa, Idina Menzel.

After months of speculation about a sequel to the Disney hit, Menzel confirmed to U.K.'s The Telegraph in an interview that both a sequel and a stage musical are "in the works."

While the singer stated she will reprise the voice of Elsa on screen, she will unlikely be involved in the theatre production.

“Not the stage show, I don’t know what will happen with that. But the movie hopefully. We’ll see. I’m just goin...
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Sting To Join Cast Of His Broadway Musical 'The Last Ship'

November 24th, 2014 8:45am EST
Can Sting Save The Sinking 'The Last Ship'?
Sting will replace lead singer/actor Jimmy Nail in the Broadway show "The Last Ship." The British rocker's production opened on Oct. 26, and low ticket sales have prompted the singer to join the cast.

Sting will perform in eight shows a week from Dec. 9 until Jan. 10.

He told the New York Times: "I've been working on this show for five years and been at every rehearsal, every performance, so it's not like I've flown in from Planet Rock Star to save the day... (I would bare my butt) in Macy's if it will help our show... I didn't assume it would be cake coming to Broadway with an original ...
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Emma's Broadway Debut Gets Rave Reviews

November 19th, 2014 12:30pm EST
Emma Stone
Emma Stone had a triumphant debut on Broadway last week, when she took over the role of Sally Bowles in Cabaret from Michelle Williams.

The actress, 26, was reportedly visibly jittery, but she overcame her nerves and received a standing ovation for her performance along with a bouquet of flowers from co-star Alan Cumming, who continued on as the show's Emcee, for which he's already received a Tony Award.

"Stone gives a bravura performance of the title song, at once defiant, pathetic and heroic," wrote The Guardian; while Britain's Mail Online called her performance a "triumph."

"I don't ...
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'Duck Dynasty' Being Adapted Into A Las Vegas Musical

November 13th, 2014 3:22pm EST
Duck Dynasty
A stage musical centered on Duck Dynasty's Robinson family is currently in the works and planned for a 2015 debut in Las Vegas.

The show is being developed by Dodgers, the production company behind Broadway smash "Jersey Boys," and the company is currently in talks with the Rio Hotel and Casino to produce the show, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The show will be based on the book "The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty" by Willie Robertson and his wife Korie.

All of the songs for the musical have been written and producers are looking to premiere th...
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Terry Fator Talks Sustaining Five Years As A Las Vegas Success

November 12th, 2014 12:15pm EST
Terry Fator Talks Sustaining Five Years As A Las Vegas Success
In May, Las Vegas headliner Terry Fator gave us a preview of his DVD, Terry Fator: Live in Concert. Last week, we had the opportunity to visit him backstage before his live show at The Mirage Hotel & Casino to discuss exactly what goes into Terry and his cast of puppet "friends" entertaining thousands of fans every night.

You might remember Terry as the winner of season two of America's Got Talent, but that's a distant memory now. Unlike many performers, he has been able to establish a successful identity completely separate from reality television. What does he think allowed him to do wha...
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Allison Williams And Christopher Walken Prepare For Battle In The First Look Trailer For NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

October 30th, 2014 9:18pm EDT
Allison Williams in Peter Pan Live
Following the release of a few stills from NBC's upcoming production of Peter Pan Live! last month, the first live footage of Allison Williams in the title role and Christopher Walken as Captain Hook premiered online on Thursday, showing the two stars in full costume on the set of the production, where stage hands and production assistants can be seen rushing around behind the scenes to get ready for the big show, which airs in just over a Month.

No dialog is spoken in the clip, which features the sounds from the set mixed with those of an orchestra tuning up before the two stars feign bat...
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Criss Angel Expands His Live Brand With 'Mindfreak Live' And 'The Supernaturalists'

October 30th, 2014 4:09pm EDT
Criss Angel Expands His Live Brand With 'Mindfreak Live' And 'Th
Criss Angel has been captivating audiences at Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for six years - and now the Magician of the Century is expanding his live show brand with a pair of new projects announced for Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.

Criss Angel Mindfreak LIVE! will visit the Fox Theater at Foxwoods for a limited run from November 12-15. This live show will give East Coast audiences the chance to see Angel's stunning magic in person. Tickets range from $65-$125 and are on sale now through the venue's website (foxwoods.com/crissangel.aspx).

Here's a video teaser for Mindfreak...
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Sting's Broadway Musical 'The Last Ship' Opens To Mixed Reviews

October 27th, 2014 10:52am EDT
Sting's Broadway Musical 'The Last Ship' Opens To Mixed Reviews
Sting's new Broadway musical "The Last Ship" opened at the Neil Simon Theater in New York City on Sunday night, and critics weren't too impressed with the production.

The show centers on the singer's upbringing around the shipyards of north east England. It stars Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker and Jimmy Nail.

David Rooney of The Hollywood Reporter wrote: "This melancholy musical is without doubt a heartfelt, intensely personal project. It's performed with vigorous commitment by an accomplished cast," however, he adds: "Sadly, it's also a bit of a yawn."

He calls the plot "plodding" and sa...
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Emma Stone Sizzles In Sexy Lingerie To Promote Her Performance In 'Cabaret' On Broadway

October 17th, 2014 7:40pm EDT
Emma Stone in Cabaret
We've always known actress Emma Stone to be sexy, but she just might redefine the term in a new promo photo for a Broadway production of "Cabaret."

The actress is set to take the role of leading lady Sally Bowles, a performer at the Kit Kat Club, next month, when she takes over the role from actress Michelle Williams. Stone will remain with the show, which is playing at the infamous Studio 54, until February 1, 2015.

"Cabaret" takes place in Berlin during the 1930s durign the rise of the Nazi party. The show debuted on the Great White Way in 1966.

Emma discussed her upcoming role on "The...
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