“Food fight!” It appears that the 1978 comedy classic Animal House may be the next film to get the Broadway treatment.  Apparently Universal Pictures Stage Production is working on the production with Casey Nicholaw from The Book of Mormon show set as the choreographer.  Playwright Michael Mitnick is working on the script and the Barenaked Ladies will be… read more

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It’s beginning to seem like the time around the holidays is also when we find out what shows on Broadway just aren’t cutting it. Last Dec. I reported on a bunch of shows closing on Broadway (which probably ended up being one of my most controversial posts ever and led to a week long verbal fight with… read more

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It appears things are still rough for some of the shows on the Great White Way. Last Jan. I wrote up how nine Broadway shows were going dark, well come this Jan., at least three more will join them as well as gossip of as many as six more.  The three confirmed shows are: Superior… read more

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The 2009 Tony Awards were held last night, and it seems that Broadway loves the story of a kid. Billy Elliot, the musical based on the movie of the same name, was the big winner last night, taking home a whopping 10 statues.  This includes the odd fact that three boys (David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik,… read more

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There are a few less lights on Broadway this week. In the fallout of the current economic crisis in the United States, nine Broadway musicals let their stages go dark with their performances yesterday.  To be fair, two of them were limited engagements (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and a Liza Minnelli show), but that still… read more

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While I am known for being harsh in movie reviews, one movie I have heaped endless hate on over the years is Dirty Dancing. Most bad movies are quickly forgotten.  You see them, you say, “Wow, what a trainwreck” and move along.  However, Dirty Dancing is one that has stuck in my mind for years… read more

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