Michelle Williams at the Cabaret
Fresh off the announcement that Michelle Williams (Oz the Great and Powerful, My Week with Marilyn) would be Broadway's newest Sally Bowles in the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2014 revival of Cabaret, I must admit that I'm excited at the chance to see the megastar strut her stuff live onstage.
Movie stars are shown at their best on film, but when you don't get the luxury of yelling "cut" and moving on to another take, the actor's true talents are revealed. After... [Read more]
He's still rocking Broadway
There is quite the Shakespeare surge this season on the Great White Way. After last season's acclaimed nearly-one-man Macbeth starring Alan Cumming (Cabaret), a more traditional production starring Ethan Hawke (Gattaca) and directed by Jack O'Brien (Hamlet, Hairspray) is slated to begin performances in October. And one of this season's big celebrity vehicles is a new revival of Romeo and Juliet starring Orlando Bloom (not exactly a teenager anymore, but Legolas can pr... [Read more]
The 2012-2013 Broadway season is over, and the 2013-2014 season is really ramping up this fall, with a plethora of new shows opening among the current, long-running favorites. Every show can't be the next Kinky Boots or Matilda, but there are certainly enough new plays and musicals for any theatre fan to find something they can get into.
Check out this list of shows opening up in the next few months. From several Shakespearean offerings to adaptations of classic books and movies to highly antic... [Read more]