The Lion King Cast Takes Over Subway, Delights/Annoys Everyone

The Broadway cast of The Lion King took over the subway this week to the unbridled delight of passengers on their way to somewhere that probably wasn't a musical. And while some people looked pretty unhappy to be part of an impromptu Broadway performance, some people seemed genuinely pleased by all the loud noises… » 8/08/14 2:40pm 8/08/14 2:40pm

This musical reprise could have made Frozen even better

As heartfelt as Frozen's climax was, the movie musical could have benefited from a brief reprise of the song "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" at a key moment. So one fan wrote the lyrics to a reprise and another gave it voice. Spoilers below. » 12/29/13 1:31pm 12/29/13 1:31pm

The Recall-Miss-Hannigan Campaign Got a Little Out of Hand

Cast members of orphans from the Broadway musical "Annie" perform during a photo session at the Marina Bay Sands Theater on Tuesday July 10, 2012 in Singapore. The Broadway and West End classic, which includes British comedy star Su Pollard and screen veteran David McAllister, will showcase in the city-state for a… » 7/10/12 9:45pm 7/10/12 9:45pm

"Peaches Christ Superstar" Almost Didn't Happen

Uninhibited electro-sex rocker Peaches was initially denied a license to perform her personal interpretation of "Jesus Christ Superstar," because Andrew Lloyd Webber's production company was worried about her phallic crucifixes and other sex-stuff. But everything worked out in the end. » 12/11/10 1:10pm 12/11/10 1:10pm

9 To 5 Scores Perfect 15

9 to 5, the Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, received 15 Drama Desk nominations, beating the previous record of 14. Awards will be presented on May 17. [Reuters] » 4/28/09 10:40am 4/28/09 10:40am

"Put The F**king Lotion In The Basket" Singlehandedly Revives American…

Wow, just wow. Perhaps there are plans to animate the rest of Silence of the Lambs, which includes songs like, "Are You About A Size 14?" and "I Can Smell Your Cunt"? [MediaBistro] » 4/23/09 12:30pm 4/23/09 12:30pm

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The Little Mermaid On Broadway: It's A Sinker

The Little Mermaid is one of best Disney movies. Sure, it's mildly demeaning to women, with a heroine who literally loses her voice and all, but you gotta love villianess Ursula the Sea Witch (Bitch). And also, the music rocks: Who amongst us does not know every single word to "Part of Your World"? [Me. -Ed.] Well,… » 1/11/08 12:30pm 1/11/08 12:30pm