Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Disaster! Could be Heading to Broadway
Red alert! Disaster!, the musical comedy based on cult favorite disaster movies from the 1970s, which recently shuttered off-Broadway, may be making a move to the Great White Way. The show’s director and co-writer Jack Plotnick told Queerty.com: "I’m working on bringing my musical, Disaster!, to Broadway!...It got the kind of reviews you dream about, which helped us attach a couple of incredible Broadway producers.”
The Sound of Music Live!'s Craig Zadan & Neil Meron to Produce Oscars
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the powerhouse producing team behind The Sound of Music Live!, Smash, the Chicago film adaptation and the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, are set to produce their third consecutive Oscar show. According to Variety, the telecast will air on February 22, 2015.
See Idina Menzel Sing From Rent at If/Then
Idina Menzel recently auctioned off the opportunity to duet with her after a performance of If/Then, to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Check out the Tony winner belt out Rent’s "Take Me or Leave Me" with the fortunate fanzels who won the prize below.