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 Tuesday 2:30pm

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

This Quiz Will Answer Life's Most Important Question

Do you have a musical theater past? Have you ever found yourself humming the tiny snippets of catchy melodies from Into The Woods? Have you ever found yourself telling someone you're always sorry and always grateful (and sometimes both at the same time)? Have you ever thrown a book across a room while dramatically… » 3/29/14 7:30pm 3/29/14 7:30pm

Sweeney Todd: Totally Gory, Utterly Glorious

Though the Screen Actors Guild showed no love for Tim Burton's film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, critics sure feel differently about the musical horror flick. The film, which opens today nationwide, is said to be a masterpiece. And also really, really gory. (More… » 12/21/07 1:00pm 12/21/07 1:00pm

When Teens Go To Broadway Shows, Broadway Shows Start To Suck

Move over Noel Coward. And Stephen Sondheim. And Clive James. The most influential Broadway tastemakers today? Tween girls. Yes, the same demographic that drives the success of High School Musical and Hannah Montana is now the directional force in American theatre. With the runaway success of Wicked, which was adopted… » 10/02/07 6:30pm 10/02/07 6:30pm