broadway musicals

  • Mariah Carey: The Musical

    Mariah Carey is in talks to make a musical about her life. She wants Leona Lewis or Vanessa Hudgens (of High School Musical and nude photo fame) to star. Will they do the songs in chronological order, or will they start off with “Touch My Body” and then do flashbacks until the glorious “Always Be My Baby” tire-swinging finale? And holy crap, imagine the costumes. Broadway needs to survive long enough for this to happen. Read More ›

    Amanda Dobbins 5 years ago 2 responses

  • Recession Hits the Rialto

    Broadway musicals are dropping like flies due to tough economic times. Godspell, Brigadoon, and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf have been scrapped before opening, and others are threatening the same. We say, what gives? Why is it that when pennies must be pinched, tap shoes and glitter are always the first things to go? Sigh. Read More ›

    Rach 6 years ago respond

  • In The Heights

    A musical featuring Latin music and hip hop steals top honors at the 2008 Tony Awards. The rich, crusty theatergoers made up for their “progressive” choice by awarding the Best Revival of a Musical to South Pacific, a show also involving “ethnic” characters, but with the addition of coconut bras to keep things, you know, “light.” Read More ›

    Eliot Glazer 6 years ago respond

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    Big Boi from Outkast teams up with Atlanta Ballet choreographer for an innovative musical performance, debuting in Atlanta. Unfortunately, all the dates are in Atlanta, but maybe this will open the door for some more genre-defying mash-ups, like My Chemical Romance on Ice or the Flaming Lips Cirque du Soleil Explosion. Read More ›

    BuzzFeed Classic 6 years ago respond

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