“Carrie” Off-Broadway Musical Getting Reboot?

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Carrie — Stephen King’s literary classic about a shy teenager with the ability to move objects with her mind (Telekinesis) — may be getting a second shot at success on the Off-Broadway stage, more than 20 years after Carrie: The Musical closed its curtains to abysmal reviews and even worse ticket sales.

“Jersey Boys” Movie

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Broadway’s Jersey Boys is headed to the big screen, Entertainment Weekly reports.

“Sister Act” Musical Broadway Opening April 2011

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Sister Act: The Musical — a stageplay based on Whoopi Goldberg’s hit 1992 comedy Sister Act — is finally hitting the Broadway stage. A theatrical adaptation of the movie is set to open on April 20 following a successful run on London’s West End, which debuted at the London Palladium in 2009. Performances of the…

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Ben Stiller Edie Falco Broadway-Bound in “The House Of Blue Leaves”

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Ben Stiller — of Meet The Parents fame — and multi-Emmy winner Edie Falco are Broadway-bound. The stars have been cast as a husband and wife in a revival of the Black comedy The House of Blue Leaves — expected to open under the lights of The Great White Way in 2011.

King Kong Musical Broadway-Bound

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In news sure to make Great White Way fanatics go bananas: King Kong will soon be thumping his chest on the Broadway stage, if theater aficionados have their way.

“Catch Me If You Can” Musical Opening In 2011

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Unless this production finds a way to incorporate Leo DiCaprio dancing in spandex, we’re not sure we’re interested! What will they think of next? How about Catch Me If You Can: The Musical?

Bill Clinton Opera

Even tawdry tales of sex in The Oval Office and trout-pouted interns with alterior motives take on new life to the sound of music! The Life & Time of William Jefferson Clinton is on its way to a theater near you — in opera form.

“Ghost” Musical Set For UK Stage

Ghost – the 1990 romantic drama starring Demi Moore and late actor Patrick Swayze — is being revived as a musical, set to hit stages across the UK in 2011.

Justin Timberlake vs. Zac Efron “Memphis” Movie

Song-and-dance man Zac Efron is eager to star in a movie adaptation of the Tony-winning Broadway musical Memphis, but it looks like the High School Musical heartthrob is in for some stiff competition from actual Memphis native and former boy bander Justin Timberlake. Both stars want the lead role, BroadwayWorld has revealed.

“Glee” Broadway Musical Confirmed!

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Let’s get this show on the road! Glee is Broadway-bound. This week, series creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed that he is forging ahead with plans to turn the Emmy-nominated TV musical-comedy into a Broadway musical. As a matter of fact, he’s already holding auditions.

“Spider-Man” Broadway Musical Opening Dec. 21

Peter Parker’s spidey web will swoop in to save the day on the Great White Way just in time for the holidays. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark – the long-awaited superhero musical — is set to open on Broadway in December. The production which features a score by U2 stars The Edge and Bono, has…

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“Alice In Wonderland-” Inspired Musical Coming To Broadway

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This week, theater producers in the Big Apple unveiled plans to launch a modern-day reinterpretation of Lewis Carroll’s classic fantasy novel Alice in Wonderland — which has already spawned a classic animated Disney adventure and more recently, a 3D box office hit directed by Tim Burton.

“Heathers” Concert Joe’s Pub Sept. 2010

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A concert version of the new musical adaptation of the iconic 1988 teen film Heathers will open at Joe’s Pub in New York City this September, Playbill.com dished this week.

Shirelles Musical “Baby It’s You!” Broadway Bound

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A real-life story of rock royalty may be getting the musical treatement on the New York stage. Baby It’s You! — the stage show about a Jewish New Jersey housewife who discovered teen singing group The Shirelles in the early ’60s and coached the girls through a career that featured hits like “Boys,” “Soldier Boy,”…

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