NEW YORK (AP) — Over the years, the Broadway show about singer-songwriter Carole King has starred powerful singers in the title role. But until now it hasn't had one thing — a...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Ethan Kelso was a young child, he and his sister used to sing alone in an apartment with no electricity.
But on June 24, he stood on a Broadway stage in New York...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ali Stroker booked her first musical theater gig at the tender age of 7. She was cast as the title role in "Annie" in a friend's backyard production in a New Jersey beach...
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Iconis seems to have all the normal influences expected from a young musical theater composer.
The "Be More Chill" songsmith cites Stephen Sondheim, the songwriting team...
NEW YORK (AP) — Working on "Mary Poppins Returns" put Lin-Manuel Miranda in a comfort zone, sort of.
The theater actor, composer and creator of the Broadway smash "Hamilton" knew the film's director, Rob Marshall, from such stage and screen credits as "Cabaret" and "Chicago." And he knew the work of the composers, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman of "Hairspray" fame.
But there was one thing that didn't come naturally to Miranda, even if he's known as a musical theater pioneer — the choreography.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley has been tapped to lead the national tour of the latest exuberant Broadway production of "Hello, Dolly!" a gig she calls "such a gift."
"I'm just so happy to take such a happy show all around America. It's like 'Make America Happy Again,'" Buckley told The Associated Press on Monday. "It's like an antidote."
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — Penguins are a noteworthy bird in Sun Prairie.
They aren't a rival for the Sun Prairie Cardinals, but they do compete for the spotlight come June when penguins of all kinds take the stage at the theater. Penguins don't always get the chance to shine, so it's a welcome opportunity.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who spent much of her childhood bouncing from one foster home to another is now helping foster and adopted children adjust through musical experiences.
Melanie Barrier is founder of Music That Reclaims, which takes children across the country to concerts and musical theater, even providing backstage tours and meetings with the stars.
NEW YORK (AP) — When he was still a teenager, Jason Mraz considered musical theater as a career option but feared he'd end up frustrated and as a waiter. Now the singer-songwriter is ready to make that jump and he's picked an appropriately titled show — "Waitress."
The two-time Grammy Award-winning troubadour whose hits include "I'm Yours" and "I Won't Give Up" will make his Broadway debut in the hit musical starting Nov. 3.
NEW YORK (AP) — A principal dancer of the New York City Ballet, who was also a 2015 Tony Award nominee for his role in the Broadway musical "An American in Paris," has announced he will leave the ballet company at the end of the season.
Robert Fairchild's departure was announced Monday by the company. The New York Times reports (http://nyti.ms/2jlMU2W ) his final performance will be on Oct. 15 in George Balanchine's "Duo Concertant."
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't panic, music fans — Panic! at the Disco's singer Brendon Urie is about to make his Broadway stage debut in "Kinky Boots."
The singer-songwriter will play a factory honcho in the musical starting next month, lured by the show's producers who were curious to see if he was interested in exploring some sort of musical theater role. Urie joked that he offered to build sets, but will settle on singing.
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