Jordin Sparks “In The Heights” Broadway Debut

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Broadway just got a new Idol. Singer Jordin Sparks, who became the youngest person in history to win American Idol when she snatched victory on the TV talent show in 2007, will make her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning musical In The Heights this summer. The “No Air” star has been cast as Nina…

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“Batman” Stage Show In The Works

A family-friendly live theatrical adaptation of Batman is being developed for the stage. According to a item featured in The Hollywood Reporter on Monday, the proposed show is described as neither a musical nor a Broadway show but rather a touring production targeted at children and families. Alan Burnett, the scribe ehind various animated Batman…

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Paula Abdul Broadway Musical Debut “In The Heights”

Paula Abdul In The Heights Broadway Musical

Another day, another job offer for Paula Abdul. The former American Idol judge has reportedly finalized a deal to bring her pop vocals and legendary dancing talent to the bright lights of Broadway. Paula has joined the cast of the Tony-winning musical In The Heights. She’ll make her debut on the Great White Way in…

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Green Day “American Idiot” Musical Heading To The Movies?

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A film version of Green Day’s upcoming Broadway musical is in the works, according to reports. Tom Hanks’ Playtone Company — which brought ABBA’s Mamma Mia! to the big screen in 2008 — is in negotiations to turn Green Day’s American Idiot stage production into a movie. The play is based on the band’s award-winning…

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“Glee” Broadway Musical In The Works

Calling all Gleeks! Glee became an instant fan favorite after premiering on FOX last year — and we hear the hit series could be making the leap from the small screen to the stage. Music Theatre International (MTI), the company behind Broadway classics like Legally Blonde, Hairspray, and Fiddler on the Roof, is in discussions…

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Ray Charles Broadway Musical Opens Nov. 7

Ray Charles Musical

A musical based on the life of music legend Ray Charles will open on Broadway this fall, producers announced Thursday. The show, titled Unchain My Heart, will premiere in New York City Nov. 7, with previews beginning Oct. 8. Stuart Benjamin, producer of the 2004 biopic Ray, worked with Charles for 15 years and will…

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“Dumbo” Broadway Musical

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Get in gear for Dumbo: The Musical! Drawing on the success of The Little Mermaid and The Lion King, Broadway producers are plotting a stage production of Disney’s 1941 animated classic Dumbo. The Oscar-nominated feature uietly being adapted as a Broadway musical, BroadwayWorld.com said this week. “Word around Shubert Alley last week was that Disney…

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Steve Jobs Play: “The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Steve Jobs”

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The life story of Apple CEO Steve Jobs is coming to the stage! The Berkeley Repertory Theatre in California is hosting a new play about the tech genius titled “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” The play promises to explore the “epic story of a real-life Willy Wonka” and his rise to the…

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Neil Patrick Harris Will Direct “Rent” At Hollywood Bowl August 2010

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Neil Patrick Harris will direct a three day engagement of the Tony Award-winning musical Rent when it premieres at the Hollywood Bowl in August. The Doogie Howser alum earned a Drama League Award for his performance in the last Los Angeles production of the show back in 1997.

Kate Moss Play

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Kate Moss’ life story, filled with fast men, catwalks, and cocaine, could one day make its way to the Broadway stage.

“American Psycho” Musical

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Serial killer Patrick Bateman is Broadway-bound. The producers of HBO’s Big Love and the composers who brought us “Spring Awakening are bringing Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho to the New York stage.