The concept of Guys on Ice is pretty simple. Two guys. Ice fishing. For one day. Add some music and the show is complete.
Most people would recognize the name Hubble, as in the Hubble Space Telescope and its namesake, American astronomer Edwin Hubble. Fewer know of the debt he owes to Henrietta Leavitt, one of many female astronomers operating in relative obscurity at the Harvard College Observatory in the early 20th century.
With some U.S. presidential candidates on the campaign trail demonizing immigrants, a powerhouse husband-and-wife team, who both happen to be immigrants themselves, hope they can offer some balance — and some pop songs.
Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, are shepherding their musical biography “On Your Feet!” to Broadway this fall. It’s a show that celebrates two Cuban-Americans who embraced the American Dream and now own enough Grammy Awards to fill a swimming pool.
For all its musical beauty and complexity, classical opera lives by some fairly simple rules: Love causes conflict and dramatic tension between characters. Beauty manifests in tragedy, usually the death of the lead soprano. And the hero is always a tenor, leaving the villain to rumble in his thunderous bass baritone.
A new online streaming service launches this week that hopes to one day become the Netflix of Broadway, offering high-definition broadcasts of top theatrical events to computers and phones.
BroadwayHD currently has a modest list of plays and musicals ready to stream but hopes to eventually be the place where theater fans and educators turn for their live event fix.
Wicked’s reign as one of the most popular and lucrative stage shows in history continues 12 years on, with crowds eagerly packing theaters on Broadway and on tour.
In August 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till didn’t do anything wrong.
Most people write their autobiographies in the final years of their lives. But what if a young man prematurely has gone through so many of life’s hurts and joys that he can write an interesting and full autobiography well before his 40th birthday?
Little can contain the new, electrifying version of “Spring Awakening” now on Broadway.
Actors use their faces, mouths and hands to communicate. Projections offer song lyrics and dialogue. Performers run through the theater aisles, even occupying a box seat. Musicians roam the stage with their instruments. At one point, incense fills the theater.