Big Name Shows Lead Way as Tourists Return to New York City
Hits shows like Wicked helped Broadway bounce back from Hurricane Sandy.
is back again after taking a beating from Hurricane Sandy. The Great White Way’s 31 shows, including standards like Wicked, The Lion King
, grossed $27 million over the Thanksgiving holidays, according to the Broadway League
'Trapped in the Closet' Has Become Cult Classic on YouTube
Rapper and R&B singer R. Kelly is getting hot again at 45 with “Trapped in the Closet,” which he calls a hip-hop opera. The show has been appearing on cable television an Kelly says he’s geared up to do a Broadway production in the near future.
Singer Has New Album, New Movie in the Works
R&B star Usher is making a special visit to off-Broadway show Fuerza Bruta: Look Up for two performances later this month at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Manhattan. The show marks his return to New York theater.
Christina Ricci and Bebe Neuwirth, who share an unlikely connection as Addams Family members, although at different times and different mediums, will team up for Shakespeare’s flight of fancy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream Off Broadway.
Marilyn Monroe is a hot property again, and the Hollywood producer who made her so thinks Broadway is the next stop for the late-film star. Would you believe Katy Perry might play her?
Supermodel Christie Brinkley showed off her age-defying beauty at the Broadway opening of Venus in Fur in New York yesterday (Nov. 8), upstaging almost everyone on the red carpet. Oh…the play rocked, too!
Trey Parker and Matt Stone know a thing or two about Broadway and they have let South Park viewers in on a dirty little secret that should have guys flocking to theaters with their gals.