In the steadily escalating battle of the TV musicals, NBC's "Hairspray Live!" is the most ambitious contender yet.
The curtain rose on Act 2 of ''The Daughter of the Regiment,'' revealing the figure of a tiny woman barely visible in a large dome chair with her back to the audience. Suddenly, she swiveled around, and there was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Andrew Lloyd Webber announced Thursday that actor David Fynn and 39 "quite awesome" kids will star in the London production of stage musical "School of Rock," using the occasion as a cue to urge the government to maintain funding for school music programs.
One of the best moments in the carefully crafted Broadway show "Motown: The Musical" is when the unpredictable happens. That's when actress Allison Semmes, who plays Diana Ross, goes off script to ask a member of the audience to join her onstage to sing "Reach Out and Touch."
"Lazarus," the science-fiction musical co-written by David Bowie in one of his final works, will return to the stage, this time in London, the production announced Monday.
Motown. The single word instantly conjures memories and snatches of songs from the many gold records and superstars who came out of that Detroit label -- Diana Ross, the Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, to name a few.
A performance combining contemporary dance with Vietnamese traditional and ethnic music, entitled Non (Conical Hat), will be held for the first time in Hanoi next week.
Be prepared to fork over a lot more Hamiltons to see the Broadway smash "Hamilton." Producers have pushed the top premium seat price up to a record US$849.
Kanye West's new album "Yeezus" leaked online Friday, four days before its official release, but the U.S. rapper appeared unconcerned as the Internet went crazy over his latest record.
Cheeky and snarky but with an infectious energy, "Pitch Perfect," a comedy set in the cutthroat world of competing college a cappella groups, makes us fall in love with the very thing it's making fun of. It's ridiculous and predictable but also just a ton of fun, so you may as well give up and give in to your inner musical theater geek.