U.S. tenor Bryan Hymel is bringing American swagger to the role of F.B. Pinkerton for La Scala's gala season premiere of Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" next week.
Late in the new Broadway revival of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," Janet McTeer encounters a real, flickering candle. She's playing a devious aristocrat who is angry and happy to prove her mettle. So the actress quietly puts her palm over the flame, lets it hang there for a moment -- and then snuffs it out with a slap.
Christopher Jackson, who earned a Tony Award nomination for originating the role of George Washington in "Hamilton," is leaving the Broadway show on Nov. 13.
With "Something Rotten!" now counting down the days until its run on Broadway ends, it's time to call in musical theater's top closer -- Adam Pascal.