Charli XCX will no longer star on tonight’s holiday episode of “Saturday Night Livedue to the spread of Omicron variant of COVID-19[female[feminine in New York and NBC’s decision to limit the number of crew members working at 30 Rock’s Stage 8H. The musician made the announcement tonight, just hours beforeRead More →

Washington: Michael Jackson’s new musical “MJ” has been announced not to return to Broadway’s Neil Simon Theater until December 27, thus eliminating the show’s opportunity for the lucrative pre-Christmas box office and the Christmas day. According to Deadline, in a tweeted statement, the producers said: “Due to several positive COVIDRead More →

Thalian Association Community Theater to host auditions for the musical Compagnie from January 3-4, 2022 at 7 p.m. The Thalian Association Community Theater will be hosting auditions Jan. 3-4 at 7 p.m. for the Tony Award-winning musical “Company” by Stephen Sondheim. “Company” is about Robert, a confirmed bachelor, who contemplatesRead More →

The Arvada Center has canceled the last nine performances of its holiday musical “Elf” after three fully vaccinated creative team members, including the lead actor, tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed today Director of Communications Marcus Turner. All of these performances were essentially sold-out, meaning the Arvada Center will lose anRead More →

In what could be the toughest of Covid Broadway cancellations, MJ, Michael Jackson’s new musical, won’t return to Broadway’s Neil Simon Theater until Monday, December 27, an announcement that cancels the show’s opportunity for the lucrative box office before Christmas and Christmas Day. In a tweeted statement, the producers said:Read More →

EXCLUSIVE: Kino Lorber Acquires Global Rights To Afrofuturist Sci-Fi Punk Musical Frost of Neptune, co-directed by poet, musician and actor Saul williams and playwright and director Anisia Uzeyman. The film had its world premiere last summer in the Directors’ Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival before being screened inRead More →

The Arvada Center has canceled the final nine performances of its holiday musical ‘Elf’ after three members of the fully vaccinated creative team, including the lead actor, tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed today communications director Marcus Turner. All of those performances were essentially sold out, meaning the Arvada Center willRead More →

The new big-budget musical theater production of the award-winning 1993 film starring Robin Williams, Mrs. Doubtfire is the latest in a long list of screen-to-stage adaptations that capitalize on the familiarity of a movie to bring fans to Broadway. With its huge cast and wacky production numbers, elaborate stage designRead More →

john legend Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic The Phantom is back! john legend will take his talents to the movies with a modern reimagining of the classic musical The Phantom of the Opera, according to The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline. Legend, 42, will work alongside Grammy-nominated producer Harvey Mason Jr. as a producer. ItsRead More →

The Ryukyu archipelago that stretches across southwestern Japan, from Kyushu to Taiwan, serves as the backdrop for Ichiko Aoba’s first international release, a record that places her fragile guitar melodies in the context of chamber and sometimes ‘orchestra. Aoba, who has previously contributed video game soundtracks including the 2019 iterationRead More →

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is by far the most popular holiday story ever adapted for San Diego scenes. This month, over half a dozen local theaters are presenting different versions of the Victorian holiday tale, including Old Globe, Cygnet Theater, OnStage Playhouse, Oceanside Theater Co., Patio Playhouse, and RoustaboutsRead More →

ON THE PICTURE : La Chorale Village Voices presents “Here We Come A’Caroling” December 3-4 at Westlake Village. by Emily Dodi As December begins, the holiday season ensues, with a number of musical events taking place this weekend. “Here we come A’Caroling”Choir Village Voicesvillagevoices.org3-4 Dec The 60-plus member Village VoicesRead More →

Arkansas Entertainment, Events & Arts Events: THEATER: “Officer and gentleman” Touring Company presents new musical “An Officer and a Gentleman”, based on the original Douglas Day Stewart film and screenplay, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave ., Conway.Read More →

Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped American musical theater with his clever, complex rhyming lyrics, has passed away, his representative confirmed to CBS News. He was 91 years old. Sondheim influenced several generations of theatrical songwriters, especially with landmark musicals like “Company”, “Follies” and “Sweeney Todd” which are considered amongRead More →