Broadway

Review: 'Blackbird' with Daniels and Williams is brilliant

NEW YORK (AP) -- It turns out there is a place more uncomfortable to be on Broadway than a bullet-ridden hut watching sex slaves try to preserve their humanity. That would be among the audience watching the harrowing - and absolutely brilliant - revival of "Blackbird."

Review: Lupita Nyong'o soars in searing play 'Eclipsed'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lupita Nyong'o is a red carpet darling, effortlessly stunning in a Calvin Klein gown or in advertisements as the face of Lancome. So it may come as something of a shock to see her make her Broadway debut in a cheap cloth skirt and filthy "Rugrats" T-shirt.

Derek Hough coming to Broadway in 'Singin' in the Rain'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Derek Hough will be stepping into the dancing shoes of Gene Kelly when he tackles a stage musical of the film "Singin' in the Rain" on Broadway next year.

Stage and film producer Harvey Weinstein revealed the casting news at his annual pre-Oscar dinner on Saturday and The Weinstein Company confirmed the news Sunday.

Review: Broadway's odd 'Hughie' glows, thanks to Whitaker

NEW YORK (AP) -- Many stage plays have problems with their second acts. Some plays have issues with bloat and clarity. "Hughie" presents a math problem.

PBS to air behind-the-scenes look at Broadway hit 'Hamilton'

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- A roundup of news Monday from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.

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PBS is getting a behind-the-scenes look at the hottest ticket on Broadway, "Hamilton."

Musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' hits the road

NEW YORK (AP) -- On tour this winter is a Broadway musical about the one that got away, in more ways than one.

"The Bridges of Madison County," with a superb score by Jason Robert Brown, starts an eight-month U.S. tour on Saturday that features both a story about a lost soul mate and a chance at musical redemption.

Review: Bruce Willis is comatose in new play 'Misery'

NEW YORK (AP) -- In the end, "Misery" isn't total misery. It's just weird. Apart from the fact that it's a completely unnecessary adaptation, you oddly start to root for the monster, not the bona fide action hero.