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‘Almost Famous’ Theater Review: Cameron Crowe Recaptures ’70s Rock Fandom in Spirited Broadway Musical Refit

Based on Crowe’s Oscar-winning film, the show is a semi-autobiographical retelling of his time on the road as a rookie Rolling Stone journalist profiling an emerging band.

‘Almost Famous’ Musical Sets Broadway Run

It’s finally all happening. Almost Famous, a musical adaptation of Cameron Crowe’s 2000 film, is coming to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Broadway this fall. The production will start previews on Oct. 3, ahead of an opening night Nov. 3. The production had previously announced a start date in October. Directed by Jeremy Herrin […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hundreds of Broadway Stars Gather to Honor Stephen Sondheim Through Tears, Song : “He Is Our Shakespeare”

Hundreds of Broadway’s best gathered in New York’s Duffy Square on Sunday to honor the singular talents of Stephen Sondheim, who passed away Friday at age 91. “No speeches today, just some words from Steve, book two, page 430,” announced Lin-Manuel Miranda upon stepping to the microphone shortly after 12 p.m. while holding a copy […]

Lincoln Center Theater Pushes ‘Flying Over Sunset,’ ‘Intimate Apparel’ to Fall

Both productions were scheduled for spring openings but were forced to suspend performances March 12 when New York theaters were shut down in response to the new coronavirus outbreak.

The 20 Most-Anticipated New York Theater Productions of Early 2020

Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Ruth Negga, Bobby Cannavale, Rose Byrne, Dan Stevens and Patti LuPone are among stars making first-quarter stage appearances on and off-Broadway.

‘Jagged Little Pill’: Theater Review

Diablo Cody spins an original feminist story of heartache, hurt, anger and activism around Alanis Morissette's smash 1995 album 'Jagged Little Pill' in this musical ensemble drama directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus.

Sony Exec Launches Stage Banner With ‘Almost Famous,’ Michael Jackson Musical (Exclusive)

After 22 years with the studio's music department and live entertainment division, industry veteran Lia Vollack is going solo, shepherding two giant debut projects for Broadway.

Tony Nominees Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck to Lead ‘Flying Over Sunset’ on Broadway

Opening in spring 2020, the new LSD musical set in 1950s Hollywood features book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Michael Korie.

Alanis Morissette on Bringing ‘Jagged Little Pill’ to the Stage

The new musical, which features a book by Diablo Cody and direction by Tony winner Diane Paulus, begins performances on Broadway in November.

Creative Team Steps Aways From ‘Magic Mike’ Musical

Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, composer Tom Kitt and lyricist Brian Yorkey have exited the developing show due to "creative differences," causing the postponement of a planned workshop this week.

‘Superhero’: Theater Review

Jason Moore directs 'Superhero,' an original musical from the Tony-winning team of writer John Logan and composer Tom Kitt, about a broken family looking to be mended by the mysterious stranger down the hall.

‘Magic Mike the Musical’ to Premiere in Boston Ahead of Broadway Engagement

Based on the hit films, 'Magic Mike the Musical' will have its world premiere in November at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.