Broadway playwright Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus complications

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 06:12 GMT

Matt Polk said McNally, 81, died in a hospital in Florida. The Broadway theater veteran was a lung cancer survivor and had lived with a chronic respiratory condition.

Actress and singer Karen Mok hopes to bring Broadway to China

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 - 07:30 GMT

aren Mok may be currently performing on what she says will be her final concert tour but the Hong Kong-born actress and singer has no plans to retire just yet, setting her sights on bringing Broadway-style musicals to China.

Broadway's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' puts new spin on racial injustice

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 03:19 GMT

Broadway's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' puts new spin on racial injustice.

Broadway brings back Michael Jackson

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 11:45 GMT

Broadway is going to create a musical play inspired by the life of the King of Pop Michael Jackson and it is set to be released in 2020.

Gwyneth Paltrow brings The Go-Gos to Broadway

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 07:41 GMT

The Go-Gos, the pioneering all-woman rock band, are heading to Broadway, with an assist by Gwyneth Paltrow.

Celebrating singer & actress Bette Midler

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 03:20 GMT

December 1 is the birthday of the enchanting singer/actress Bette Midler, whose hit music has sold 30 million copies worldwide.

Today in history: West Side Story shows at Winter Garden Theater

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 03:54 GMT

September 26, 1957 marks the opening of “West Side Story”, composed by Leonard Bernstein at the Winter Garden Theater on Broadway.

Writer of 'Annie' and 'Hairspray' Thomas Meehan dies at 88

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 08:42 GMT

The award-winning playwright behind such beloved classics such as ‘Annie’ and ‘Hairspray,’ passed away after a fight with cancer.

Late playwright Edward Albee orders destroying his incomplete works

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 - 03:27 GMT

American playwright Edward Albee has requested the destruction of his incomplete manuscripts following his death.