Tag: musical

"Lovestruck: The Musical" Premieres Tonight!

A dance-tastic scene from “Lovestruck: The Musical” (by Donald Rager/ABC FAMILY) What’s your ideal Sunday night? If you’re anything like me, it involves curling up on the couch with a big bowl of popcorn and one of my favorite dance-y movies. So I’m especially pumped for tonight, because an all-new musical movie is premiering on […]

Why I'm Obsessed with Pippin

Patina Miller (center) as the Lead Player in “Pippin.” Photo by Michael J. Lutch. Once upon a time, about 35 years ago, a college guy fell in love with one of his classmates. She was not interested, which made him sad. The guy, being kind of artsy-fartsy, was a member of an a cappella ensemble. […]

Meet the Matildas

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Matilda: The Musical. (Manuel Harlan) Have you read Roald Dahl’s Matilda, or seen the 1996 movie? If you have, it’s safe to say you’ve tried to will glasses of water or pieces of chalk to move on their own. The story’s tiny title character with supernatural brainpower has been […]

Bring It On the Musical Performs on the "Today Show"

This morning the cast of Bring It On rocked the “Today Show,” giving us a sneak peek of all the singing/dancing/cheerleading goodness that’s headed for Broadway next month. Take a look. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy What do you think? Will you see the show?    

The New Kings of New York

Photo by Deen van Meer Extra! Extra! Read all about it: Newsies is the hottest new musical on Broadway! That’s right: The cult ’90s Disney film, a fictionalized retelling of the 1899 newsboy strike, has landed on the Great White Way. And the pedigreed dancers playing its scruffy, paper-peddling, lovable newsboys are the new kings […]

Why Rock of Ages Rocks

Tom Cruise as Stacee Jaxx (photo by David James) From Hairspray to Chicago, we’ve eagerly followed some of our Broadway favorites to the big screen—and Rock of Ages is no exception. Take a trip with us down the Sunset Strip and see why this movie is sure to soar to the top of the charts. […]

The Dirt with Karla Puno Garcia

The Addams ancestors. Karla is in the center, dressed as a Native American. (Jeremy Daniel, courtesy Type A Marketing) Karla Puno Garcia is one seriously versatile performer. Dubbed a contemporary dancer on Season 5 of “So You Think You Can Dance,” the D.C. native wowed the judges with her strong technique and fluid movement. She was […]

High-Flying Fun

After much anticipation, the comic book musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark finally crawls onto Broadway November 14. With mastermind Julie Taymor (The Lion King) in the director’s chair and a score by Bono and The Edge of U2, the show promises to be a bold, high-octane adventure.   Newcomer Reeve Carney takes on the […]