Musicals

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Why “A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder” Led Tony Nominations

Five reasons this murderously funny musical garnered an impressive 10 Tony Award nominations

05/21/2014

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Best Disney Movies Made Into Broadway Shows

“Aladdin” isn’t the first Disney film to lead to a stage adaptation. Here are six other Disney hits that have been reinterpreted on Broadway.

05/21/2014

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Our Pick: Why ‘After Midnight’ Should Win The Tony For Best Musical

From music to dancing, poetry to singing, After Midnight is an hour-and-a-half designed to mesmerize your ears and delight your eyes.

05/20/2014

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Read An Excerpt From Song Of Spider-Man

Read an excerpt of Song Of Spider-Man, by Glen Berger, for all the details of the infamous Broadway play Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.

12/17/2013

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

Cast Your Vote: CBSNewYork’s Tony Award Poll

Which production should win the Tony Award for Best Musical? Cast your vote in the CBS New York Tonys Fan Poll!

05/13/2013

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Making Books Sing: Children’s Songwriter Laurie Berkner On The Couch

Most youngsters always seem to think there’s something either hiding under the bed or in the closet. Convincing them otherwise could be tricky — unless you’re popular children’s singer and songwriter Laurie Berkner.

04/29/2013

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Our Picks: Why Nathan Lane Should Be ‘Best Actor’ Nominee

Nathan Lane is beloved by audiences and Tony voters, and is certain to be one of the nominees for Best Actor for his performance in “The Nance.”

04/22/2013

Actors George Akram, Karen Olivo, Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione and Cody Green take to the stage for the curtain call at the opening night of 'West Side Story' on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on March 19, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

The Best Musicals That Have Been Made Into Movies

Ever since “Chicago” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003, Hollywood seems to be going back to Broadway for its material, like it did back in the ’50s and ’60s.

04/22/2013

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Our Picks: Why ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ Should Be A Best Musical Nominee

The quirky Trey Anastasio musical about Texans trying to win a truck is very likely to be Tony-nominated for Best Musical. It has great music and a warm-hearted plot. It just had a title that it couldn’t overcome.

04/22/2013

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The 5 Best Upcoming Theater Events In New York

This summer, why not plan a trip to the theater? Whether you’re looking for comedy, drama or romance, New York City has many great opportunities for summer entertainment – both indoor and outdoor.

07/16/2012

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Dana Tyler Talks About Her Love Of Broadway

Dana Tyler covers Broadway for CBS2 in New York. And she’s a big fan! Discover why Broadway and The Theatre are so important.

06/05/2012

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Jim Parsons, Nick Jonas, Amanda Seyfried To Help Hand Out Tony Awards

Organizers of the award show unveiled Friday a list of presenters that also includes Paul Rudd, Ellen Barkin, Angela Lansbury, Bernadette Peters and Candice Bergen.

06/01/2012

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What Makes A Great Show Tune?

Musicals are only as good as their songs. And there have been some great ones. Find out what makes a great show tune.

05/30/2012

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5 Best Broadway Musicals To See In NYC This Spring

This spring, dance and sing your way down Broadway with your pick of new productions and long-running shows. From paranormal love stories to tap-dancing newsboys and singing missionaries, Broadway has something for everyone.

CBS New York–03/19/2012

Opening night for "The Book of Mormon" at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre - New York, NY - Mar 24, 2011 (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Broadway Sets New Records With 2010-2011 Season

Shows such as the runaway hit “The Book of Mormon,” longtime favorites “Wicked” and “The Lion King,” and even the troubled “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” helped lift Broadway to new heights.

06/01/2011