Broadway

  • President Obama goes to see Denzel Washington in 'A Raisin in the Sun' 13-04-2014 11:41 AM

    New York: Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama. The president and first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more...
  • Denzel Washington wows critics on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' 06-04-2014 10:52 AM

    Denzel Washington may be best known for his film roles, but the award-winning actor is dazzling theater critics in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's acclaimed 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun." "Heart-stopping," "a Broadway bulls-eye" and "nothing short of revelatory" are just a few of the accolades used...
  • Will we get to see 'Friends' on Broadway? 05-04-2014 04:48 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly thinking of turning 'Friends' into a "billion dollar" Broadway musical. The 45-year-old is reportedly in "deep talks" to help turn the sitcom, which ran from 1994 until 2004, into a "billion dollar" musical, starring Lea Michele, and wants her friend Sheryl Crow to...
  • Oprah Winfrey to make Broadway debut 07-02-2014 04:44 PM

    New York: Oprah Winfrey is reportedly in talks to make her debut on Broadway in a revival of the Pulitzer prize-winning play 'night Mother'. The media mogul will star opposite Tony-winner Audra McDonald for the play. Winfrey, 60, will portray the role of a mother struggling to stop her daughter...
  • Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz's play breaks Broadway records 10-10-2013 10:42 AM

    London: Real-life couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz's new play has broken Broadway records even before its official opening. The seven previews of Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal' have brought in more than USD 1.1 million, breaking the Barrymore Theater's weekly box office record, reported Daily Express. The previous record was held...
  • Watch: '50 Shades of Grey' now in a musical 13-01-2013 10:28 AM

    50 Shades of Grey is now heading to the stage with a sketch comedy group writing its musical parodying. ...
  • Broadway shuts down for Tuesday as Sandy whirls 30-10-2012 05:17 PM

    New York: Broadway's 40 theaters were dark Monday and producers chose to keep them closed Tuesday as well as Hurricane Sandy took aim at New York City. The Broadway League on Monday afternoon extended the cancelations of such shows as 'The Book of Mormon,' 'Once' and 'Mama Mia!' for another...
  • Oprah Winfrey ready for Broadway musical 27-10-2012 11:55 AM

    Los Angeles: Popular TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey says she wants to do a Broadway musical. The 58-year-old, who recently started her own television network, now aspires to be part of a stage drama, reported ABC News online. "My dream is to do Broadway. That is going to happen,"...
  • Megan Fox makes Broadway debut 17-11-2011 01:32 PM

    London: 'Transformers' star Megan Fox took to the stage in New York on Monday night to mark her Broadway debut with 'The 24 Hour Plays'. The actress was among a number of famous faces taking part in the charity theatre project, which gives a group of actors, writers and directors...
  • Jerry O'Connell to make Broadway debut 18-09-2011 12:21 PM

    London: Actor Jerry O'Connell is set to make his Broadway debut in new musical comedy 'Seminar'. The 'Stand By Me' actor will play an aspiring young writer taking classes from a world-class scholar, Leonard, portrayed by 'Private Lives' star Alan Rickman, reports dailystar.co.uk. Previews will begin at the Golden theatre...
  • Hugh Jackman to make 'Broadway' comeback 15-09-2011 11:51 AM

    London: Actor Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway with a show titled 'Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway'. Jackman last performed on Broadway in 2009 when he starred in a non-musical role in Keith Huff's police thriller 'A Steady Rain'. "I can't believe it's been seven years since I was singing...
  • Jude Law returns to Broadway 06-09-2011 06:41 PM

    New York: Actor Jude Law is set to return to Broadway with his new play 'Anna Christie'. The actor received appreciation for his performance in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play that opened in West End last month. The cast is set to perform at the Broadway when the show transfers to...
  • 'Chicago' is Broadway's 4th longest-running show 28-08-2011 12:06 PM

    New York: The threat of Hurricane Irene didn't stop the cast and crew of the musical 'Chicago' from celebrating a Broadway milestone Friday night with cake and a very big knife. At a small backstage party at intermission, the show marked its 6,137th performance - tying 'A Chorus Line' for...
  • 'Book of Mormon' wins big at the Tony Awards 13-06-2011 10:14 AM

    New York: The profane and hysterical "The Book of Mormon" took home nine Tony Awards on Sunday including the prize for best musical, a considerable achievement for a pair of first-time Broadway playwrights known more for their raunchy cartoons featuring potty-mouthed kids. Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of the...
  • Broadway to dim lights for Taylor on Friday 25-03-2011 10:18 AM

    New York: Broadway's lights will darken on Friday in tribute to actress Elizabeth Taylor, who died in Los Angeles aged 79 on Wednesday. "The Broadway community mourns the loss of Elizabeth Taylor, legendary stage and screen star," The Broadway League said in a statement. In Taylor's honor, Broadway's theater marquees...
  • 'Spider-Man' stunt goes awry; is show in peril? 22-12-2010 11:57 AM

    New York: Broadway might need a superhero to save the new Spider-Man musical. "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," the most expensive production in Broadway history, suffered its fourth accident in a month when a stuntman playing the web-slinger fell about 30 feet into a stage pit during a preview Monday...
  • Play on Indian newlyweds is a hit in New York 30-05-2008 12:52 AM

    Birmingham: West Indies captain Darren Sammy has dropped the strongest possible hint that 'mystery' spinner Sunil Narine will make his Test debut against England at Edgbaston. West Indies, 2-0 down in the three-match series, called up the Trinidadian after fast bowler Kemar Roach was ruled out of the finale with...
  • Here's the story of Ram, Broadway style 10-04-2008 01:08 AM

    Perth: Australian captain Michael Clarke says he is considering ignoring two of his own golden rules for the third Test against India at Perth's WACA Ground, starting on Friday. Both teams are considering playing four fast bowlers in the match, with the WACA pitch still boasting a healthy covering of...
  • Daniel Radcliffe to bare all on NY's Broadway 09-04-2008 04:08 PM

    Perth: Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist says despite WACA's intimidatingly pace-friendly nature he would always go with a spinner in a Test match here but then, in his playing days, the spinner in question was the legendary Shane Warne. Australia are due to take on India in the third Test...
  • And now a Mahabharata based Off Broadway musical... XXXXXXXX 06-10-2007 07:58 AM

    New York: A major Off Broadway musical, Queens Boulevard, that will premiere New York in November, has been inspired by a Kathakali dance-drama titled Kalyanasaugandhikam. Produced by the well-established Signature Theatre Company, Queens Boulevard is written by their playwright-in-residence Charles Mee and will start previewing in November. Opening in December,...