Tag Archive for: Broadway

New outlets provide initiative for narrative-driven music

With the luxury of downloading, which enables music-lovers to purchase only an artist’s best songs, it’s remarkable to find an album that can be played from start to finish. As though they understand how the market works, record companies use radio and music videos to enthuse audiences about one or two hit songs before releasing […]

Woody Allen adapting ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ for Broadway

Woody Allen will be adapting his 1994 film, Bullets Over Broadway, into a musical that will open on Broadway in 2013. Julian Schlossberg and Letty Aronson, his producing team, who were also behind the filmmaker’s 2011 Broadway show, Honeymoon Hotel, announced the project. Bullets Over Broadway is generally considered to be one of Woody Allen’s […]

No Broadway debut for Franco

Oscar-nominated actor James Franco has gotten cold feet about making his Broadway debut this fall. The 33-year celebrity old was slated to star opposite Oscar winner Nicole Kidman in the revival of the 1959 Tennessee Williams play, Sweet Bird of Youth. The play tells the story of a drifter using an aging actress to get […]