Broadway

some of the touring company's actors from "Aladdin" stepped off stage to lead a special health and wellness workshop at the Christian Street YMCA for young fans.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Stars from a Broadway box office smash hit are using their show to encourage kids to get up and go. For the next week, the popular musical "Aladdin" will continue to bring some Disney magic to the Academy of Music for nightly performances. On Tuesday, some of the...
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Todd Ellison
Philly POPS
Steve Tawa
June 21, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Next year at this time, the Philly POPS will be bringing in a new conductor, Todd Ellison, to lead the ensemble in American popular music. In a mutual decision, current Music Director Michael Krajewski will conclude his six-year tenure next spring. He's a pianist with...
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This Feb. 1, 1993 file photo shows Pop superstar Michael Jackson performing during the halftime show at the Super Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, file
June 20, 2018 - 12:55 pm
By Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking its way to Broadway. The Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage on Tuesday unveiled plans for a stage musical inspired by the life of Michael Jackson. They hope it will be ready for...
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 Broadway grosses hit another record high this season by pulling in $1.7 billion, fueled by fervent demand to see such draws as Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler and a grown-up Harry Potter.
AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File
May 30, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway grosses hit another record high last season by pulling in $1.7 billion, fueled by fervent demand to see such draws as Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler and a grown-up Harry Potter. Data from the Broadway League, the national trade association for the industry, released...
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Broadway
May 11, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" will open in December after a lawsuit that threatened to shut down the production was settled Thursday. The deal was announced in a joint statement from producer Scott Rudin's production company...
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SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway
Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP
May 01, 2018 - 9:31 am
By Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey's musical "Mean Girls," which she adapted from her much-beloved and oft-quoted 2004 high school comedy movie, and the goofy undersea adaptation from the cartoon "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical" lead the Tony Award nominations...
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June 12, 2016; New York, NY, USA; The cast of 'Hamilton' close out the 70th Tony Awards after winning Best Musical during the 70th Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
June 12, 2016; New York, NY, USA; The cast of 'Hamilton' close out the 70th Tony Awards after winning Best Musical during the 70th Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
Mike DeNardo
March 23, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – Broadway’s smash hit “Hamilton” is coming to Philadelphia in a year and a half. But ticket packages that include the show went on sale Friday morning. You’re guaranteed a ticket to a Hamilton performance if you buy a package of seven shows. “Right now, the only way to...
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