Tag Archive: musical

Sister Act: The Musical — a stageplay based on Whoopi Goldberg’s hit 1992 comedy Sister Act — is finally hitting the Broadway stage. A theatrical adaptation of the movie is set to open on April 20 following a successful run on London’s West End, which debuted at the London Palladium in 2009. Performances of the [...] Continue reading “Sister Act” Musical Broadway Opening April 2011

Beach Boys Movie Musical

A group of rock ‘n roll pioneers are the subjects of an upcoming motion picture musical — sprinkled with a splash of Mamma Mia!Music legends the Beach Boys will be getting the big screen treatment, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Fox 2000 edged out Universal for the rights to the catalogue of the successful band, who [...] Continue reading Beach Boys Movie Musical

Girl members of ABBA— Frida and Agnetha—are thinking of a reunion, almost 30 years after the group broke up. Singer Anni-Frid Lyngstad, known to fans as Frida, reveals that she and former band mate Agnetha Faltskog have discussed working with each other again. The pair has not performed together since the much-loved Swedish group folded [...] Continue reading ABBA ladies planning musical reunion

Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstong will make his Broadway debut as part of the cast of American Idiot, the smash rock opera inspired by the band’s 2004 album of the same name, The New York Times ArtsBeat Blog is reporting.Billie Joe will temporarily replace actor Tony Vincent, who’s on leave from the show [...] Continue reading Green Day Singer Billie Joe Armstrong Broadway Debut In “American Idiot” Musical

King Kong Musical Broadway-Bound

In news sure to make Great White Way fanatics go bananas: King Kong will soon be thumping his chest on the Broadway stage, if theater aficionados have their way.Last week, producers with Global Creatures issued a press release revealing that work is underway on a Broadway musical version of the cinema classic — which first [...] Continue reading King Kong Musical Broadway-Bound