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Say What?! Sex, Drugs & Movie Stars: 20 Outrageous Quotes By and About I'll Eat You Last's Sue Mengers

Say What?! Sex, Drugs & Movie Stars: 20 Outrageous Quotes By and About I'll Eat You Last's Sue Mengers

In John Logan’s new Broadway solo play I’ll Eat You Last, the divine Bette Midler transforms herself into the late Hollywood super agent Sue Mengers. This titan of the 1970s boasted a client list that included Barbra Streisand, Cher, Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Joan Collins, Nick Nolte, Faye Dunaway and Burt Reynolds. After Tinseltown turned its back on ...

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Dangerous Game! How the Chilling Tale of Jekyll & Hyde Went From Literary Classic to Fan-Favorite Musical

Dangerous Game! How the Chilling Tale of Jekyll & Hyde Went From Literary Classic to Fan-Favorite Musical

Frank Wildhorn’s Jekyll & Hyde is bringing the famously dark hero back to Broadway this spring in a new production starring Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis. For a closer look at how this classic novel became a musical with an ardent fan base, read on!


A Novel Take on Good vs. Evil
In the late nineteenth century, Scottish author Robert Louis ...

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A Long Journey Home: The Trip to Bountiful’s Emotional Ride From Texas to Teleplay to Broadway

A Long Journey Home: The Trip to Bountiful’s Emotional Ride From Texas to Teleplay to Broadway

Horton Foote’s touching 1953 drama The Trip to Bountiful has returned to the Broadway stage, starring Oscar nominee Cicely Tyson as an elderly woman who longs to return to her hometown of Bountiful, Texas. Below, we chart the emotional journey of Bountiful from Foote’s childhood memories to TV, Broadway, a lauded film and now back to the Great ...

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The Magic Touch: Follow Pippin’s Extraordinary Journey from Student Production to Broadway Sensation

The Magic Touch: Follow Pippin’s Extraordinary Journey from Student Production to Broadway Sensation

More than 40 years after Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson’s entrancing musical Pippin premiered on Broadway, a new, circus-inspired revival is back on the boards, starring Patina Miller as the Leading Player and Matthew James Thomas as Pippin, the young prince looking for his “corner of the sky.” Chart the journey of Pippin from Carnegie Mellon University to ...

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No Dead End Ahead! How Lyle Kessler's Orphans Grew Into a Modern Fable & Found a Home on Broadway

No Dead End Ahead! How Lyle Kessler's Orphans Grew Into a Modern Fable & Found a Home on Broadway

Thirty years after its L.A. premiere, Lyle Kessler’s darkly humorous and unflinching drama Orphans is having its Broadway premiere with a top-notch cast led by Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge. Read on to find out how this fearless piece of theater built its reputation and impressed audiences around the world.


City of Brotherly Love
Set in ...

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I'm a Miracle! How Roald Dahl's Matilda Went from Mischievous Children's Classic to Magical Broadway Musical

I'm a Miracle! How Roald Dahl's Matilda Went from Mischievous Children's Classic to Magical Broadway Musical

Few children’s authors are as revered as Roald Dahl, creator of some of the best-loved children's stories of the 20th century, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach and Fantastic Mr. Fox. One of Dahl's final books, Matilda, inspired a hit movie and now an acclaimed, award-winning musical, which opens on April 11 ...

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Fetish Footwear, Acclaimed Film & Rockin’ Broadway Musical: Explore the Many Steps of Kinky Boots

Fetish Footwear, Acclaimed Film & Rockin’ Broadway Musical: Explore the Many Steps of Kinky Boots

The new musical Kinky Boots tells the true story of a British shoe factory that found success crafting ladies’ footwear...for men. Below, we trace this incredible story’s journey from Northampton to Broadway.


A Life-Changing Phone Call
For four generations, the WJ Brooks shoe-making company in Northampton, England, was known for producing quality men’s footwear. But as cheap ...

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How Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s Gave Birth to a Cultural Icon and a Provocative Broadway Play

How Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s Gave Birth to a Cultural Icon and a Provocative Broadway Play

There’s no name more synonymous with window shopping on Fifth Avenue than Holly Golightly, the goodtime girl at the center of Truman Capote’s classic novella-turned-movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Now that Holly has hit Broadway in a new play written by Tony winner Richard Greenberg and starring Game of Thrones favorite Emilia Clarke, we’re taking a look ...

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10 Things to Know About Mike McAlary, the Tabloid Sensation Played by Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy

10 Things to Know About Mike McAlary, the Tabloid Sensation Played by Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy

You’ve read all about Tom Hanks’ Broadway debut in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, but how much do you really know about the man behind the drama? Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mike McAlary was, for a time, a national sensation, and one of the most notorious reporters during the New York tabloid wars of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s ...

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Hands on a Hardbody's Real-Life Ride from Cutthroat Competition to Broadway Musical

Hands on a Hardbody's Real-Life Ride from Cutthroat Competition to Broadway Musical

A contest at an auto dealership isn’t typical fodder for a Broadway musical, but Hands on a Hardbody, a new rock-and-roll tuner by Trey Anastasio, Amanda Green and Doug Wright, has a truckload of heart. Find out the real-life story behind this new musical, and follow the journey of Hands on a Hardbody from a Texas car lot to ...

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