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Producers of 'School of Rock' just announced that the Broadway musical will close on Jan. 20. As of late, a series of shows in Broadway, London, and Melbourne are still being staged.
'Mean Girls' by Tina Fey opened on Broadway last weekend. The story, which was inspired by the 2004 movie by the same title, received rave reviews.
Howard and Janet Kagan are seeking equity investors for their 70th anniversary production of the Leonard Bernstein/Jerome Robbins/Betty Comden/Adolph Green musical via a custom-made website.
Remember that Jennifer Hudson number on the Tony Awards a few months back? This is that show.
The singer, actress, talk show host and former child star will be the first African-American to play the 'Cinderella' title role in the Broadway musical.
After a sold-out run at the Hollywood Fringe, 'Rock & Roll's Greatest Lovers' aims for bigger stages and the big screen.
The new musical explores the life of English poet and clergyman John Newton, author of the words to the hymn 'Amazing Grace.'
'Ray' producer Stuart Benjamin and Concord Music are developing a musical based on the legendary soul and R&B label.
Bartlett Sher will direct a new revival at Lincoln Center next year, while Australian audiences can see Phillips reprise the role he played on Broadway in 1996.
With a new book by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason ('Designing Women'), the Holland-Dozier-Holland musical will make a new try for Broadway glory next year.
The last cast album to enter the Billboard charts at such a high position was 'Rent' back in 1996--which also starred Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp, and even had the same director.
What a difference a few decades in music history make.
Daryl Waters also worked on 'After Midnight,' 'The Color Purple,' 'Jelly's Last Jam' and 'Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk.'
The semi-autobiographical show is set to move to Broadway in the fall.
Producers announced Jerry Mitchell ('Kinky Boots') will direct the jukebox bio-musical's Chicago premiere in summer of 2015 prior to a fall opening on Broadway.