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2010-09-30 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Masterworks Broadway, "where show tunes take center stage," continues the celebration of its incomparable library of theatrical recordings by announcing a new partnership with Broadway insider/comedian Seth Rudetsky. The new weekly video series, Brava! Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Masterworks Broadway, premieres October 6 and continues every Wednesday thereafter. The first episodes include Rudetsky's patented takes on Betty Buckley's "He Plays the...

2010-03-25 11:58:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SONY MASTERWORKS announces the launch of MASTERWORKSBROADWAY.COM - a comprehensive Broadway site "Where Show Tunes Take Center Stage." A celebration and testament to America's unique art form, MASTERWORKSBROADWAY.COM documents the history of the cast album from Finian's Rainbow (1947) to last year's critically acclaimed Grammy® and Tony® Award-winning revival of West Side Story. The site goes live on April 1. To...

2009-06-30 12:03:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios Hollywood introduced "Creature from The Black Lagoon - A Raging Rockin' Show," featuring an all-original score and dazzling Broadway-level production values in a hip, musical stage adaptation of the Universal cult classic, opening exclusively at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. The "Creature" made a grand entrance to the theme park in an enormous traveling aquarium. Among those on hand to witness his arrival was actress...

2008-09-11 09:00:25

By Charles Isherwood To study the behavior of men under stress you won't need to look much farther than the front pages of newspapers this fall. The surprise entry into the race of a certain moose-eating, gun-toting grandma-to-be caused a minor shift in the focus, but most of the news media glare will soon rest once more on the flaws and strengths, the goofs and the gaffes of the two men leading the tickets. Perhaps by way of competing for attention during a historic presidential...

2008-09-07 12:00:13

By Erica Hansen Deseret News It's the end of an era. As I write this piece Friday morning, there are only 3,447 minutes to the closing of the seventh longest-running show in Broadway history -- "Rent." How do you measure a year? Or more than a decade for that matter? With the Pulitzer Prize? Tony Awards? Obie Awards? Drama Desk Awards? Or with countless youth who were exposed to live theater for the first time? After 12 years, it's time to say goodbye to Mark, Roger, Mimi, Tom,...

2008-08-24 12:00:25

By Erica Hansen Deseret News All the brash, sass and great big brassy-belt of Momma Rose is back -- this time in the form of Patti LuPone. It's not often I feel exhausted after listening to a CD, but such is the case with this one -- LuPone's "Rose's Turn" must be utterly exhausting for her every single night. I'm still not sure how an actress conjures up quite so much angst and heartbreak eight times a week. The role has been a good one for actresses brave enough to tackle it: Momma...

2008-08-21 09:00:48

By MICHAEL KUCHWARA By Michael Kuchwara The Associated Press NEW YORK Show buffs can't get enough of "Gypsy" recordings. And now there is another one on the way. The 2008 Broadway cast recording, starring Patti LuPone, will be released Tuesday by Time Life, and the company is billing it as the most complete "Gypsy" ever. And, boy, is it ever. The recording includes a half-dozen numbers cut from the show before the musical first opened on Broadway in 1959. These forgotten songs,...


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