Webber’s latest, School of Rock, offered open calls in NYC and Chicago.
The new Andrew Lloyd Webber show School of Rock, The Musical, which he has developed with Glenn Slater and Julian Fellowes, offered young Broadway hopefuls and teen musicians the chance to strut their stuff in an open call yesterday. Dozens showed up to get a chance to be seen and heard.
Getting a Chance to Play
The Logo for the stage musical.
There were teens and pre-teens, many … (read more)
Honeymoon in Vegas, which received great reviews, got a bump in ticket sales.
The ‘dead months” for Broadway begin in January with the start of the calendar year and stretch into early March. It’s a time that can be tough on Broadway ticket sales, as people are often low on cash due to holiday spending. Also, the unpredictable and unkind weather, short days and cold nights, and a general letdown after all of the hustle and bustle that defines the … (read more)
Williams’ comedy, Mrs. Doubtfire, to be stage musical.
The hit film Mrs. Doubtfire, in which Robin Williams starred as a dad who cross-dresses and becomes an aging housekeeper in order to see his kids, is being made into a stage musical. The news was first heard in an interview on January 22nd broadcast Entertainment Weekly Radio with Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken.
Menken Makes the Announcement
Alan Menken announced he is composing the score.
Alan Menken revealed that he and … (read more)