Ghost – the 1990 romantic drama starring Demi Moore and late actor Patrick Swayze — is being revived as a musical, set to hit stages across the UK in 2011.Bruce Joel Rubin has inked a deal to adapt his Oscar-winning screenplay into Ghost: The Musical, which will launch a seven-week tryout Opera House in Manchester [...] Continue reading “Ghost” Musical Set For UK Stage
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Whoopi Goldberg has cut her run on the West End production of Sister Act short after her mother — Emma –suffered a stroke this week. The Oscar winner had been set to depart her role as Mother Superior in the London show at the end of the month, but producers say the actress flew [...] Continue reading Whoopi Goldberg Quits “Sister Act” Musical As Mom Recovers From Stroke
Swedish pop music group ABBA’s member Bjorn Ulvaeus has slammed music reality shows like ‘X Factor’ saying that such shows are cruel. Ulvaeus accused that such TV talent contests kill creativity in music. “Such shows want to polish off anything that is original. They want to polish off the corners to make them all smooth [...] Continue reading ABBA’s Ulvaeus accuses musical shows like ‘X-Factor’ of killing creativity
Let’s get this show on the road! Glee is Broadway-bound. This week, series creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed that he is forging ahead with plans to turn the Emmy-nominated TV musical-comedy into a Broadway musical. As a matter of fact, he’s already holding auditions.In March, Music Theatre Intl. sent the hearts of Gleeks aflutter [...] Continue reading “Glee” Broadway Musical Confirmed!
Peter Parker’s spidey web will swoop in to save the day on the Great White Way just in time for the holidays. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark – the long-awaited superhero musical — is set to open on Broadway in December. The production which features a score by U2 stars The Edge and Bono, has [...] Continue reading “Spider-Man” Broadway Musical Opening Dec. 21