“Matilda: The Musical” is a witty musical adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl and is true to his bleak vision of childhood as a savage battleground.
What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.
The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.
Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Keisha Lalama, Education Director for the Pittsburgh CLO and Director of the Gene Kelly Awards, about the new season of high school musicals.
Pittsburgh is full of theatrical productions this time of year and prices have never been more affordable. Read up on these five performances and reserve your tickets now.
The classic movie “Flashdance” starred Jennifer Beals as a dancing steel worker. The film was shot on Pittsburgh’s South Side, 30 years ago. On Jan. 1, Heinz Hall will host the Broadway premiere of “Flashdance – The Musical.”
The Broadway smash hit, “Wicked,” opens Wednesday night for a four-week run. “Wicked” is a good witch/green witch story – a prequel to the Wizard of Oz. And it’s easy to tell which witch is which.
It’s Broadway’s big night! The Tony Awards kick off tonight at 8 p.m. at the Beacon Theatre in New York City to award the top honors on the Great White Way.
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