The Highs and Lows of the Into the Woods Soundtrack

For months, musical theater dorks have been eagerly awaiting the release of Disney's Into the Woods soundtrack. Thanks to rumors about cut songs and lyric changes, along with some highly questionable casting choices (hello, little Depp), the outlook hasn't been good. Now, the full album has arrived and there's no… » 12/16/14 2:30pm 12/16/14 2:30pm

Dude Just Really Likes Rock of Ages, Drops $25,000 to See It 500 Times

We all have that favorite movie or show we've seen countless times (unless you're one of those types with self control who doesn't overwatch a favorite film so as to savor it more). I don't think I could tell you how many times I watched A Shot in the Dark or any of the Pink Panther films between the ages of 8 and 16.… » 10/05/14 12:15pm 10/05/14 12:15pm

YES, QUEEN: Emma Thompson Singing Sweeney Todd Is Everything

Mrs. Lovett, the accomplice to murder and enabler of cannibalism in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, is a difficult role to play and not just because of the dark content and challenging score, but because it was originated by Angela Lansbury — keeper of our hearts — and no one can ever hold a candle to her. If anyone… » 9/23/14 11:30am 9/23/14 11:30am

Disney Is Officially Destroying Into the Woods

If you've ever seen a production of Into the Woods, the 1986 Stephen Sondheim musical that brings — or violently smashes —together the fairy tale classics, then you probably came away with the understanding that "happily ever after" isn't all it's cracked up to be. Get what you've spent your whole life wishing for and… » 6/18/14 6:15pm 6/18/14 6:15pm

"Don't Say Gay" Tennessee Republican to be Lampooned in Musical

You remember state Sen. Stacey Campfield, don't you? He's the Tennessee lawmaker who tried to make it illegal in Tennessee for teachers to discuss anything about sexuality with their students, and then, because that wasn't enough, tried to make it so that if schools found out a student's orientation, the schools would… » 6/10/14 11:28pm 6/10/14 11:28pm