Latest by Mark Kennedy

Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 26
NEW YORK — A new jukebox stage musical about the life of Frank Sinatra is in the works. The late singer’s family has teamed up with the Ambassador...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 7
To all you Detroit-area robbery crews, we should probably warn you right away: It’s just not a good idea to pick 1837 Buena Vista Street for your big...
Published on August 21, 2016 - Page 32
NEW YORK — Andrea Martin has jumped aboard the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” to play the mother of pop star Ariana Grande. The Tony-and Emmy-...
Published on August 21, 2016 - Page 32
NEW YORK — Will Chase’s return to Broadway should be familiar. He’s playing a role in “Something Rotten!” that he had to let go —and then watch...
Published on August 21, 2016 - Page 36
NEW YORK — A new stage musical based on the late Garry Marshall’s 1984 movie, “The Flamingo Kid,” is hoping to cha-cha to Broadway by 2018. The show...
Published on August 12, 2016 - Page 9
Give Meryl Streep her due: She’s mastered drama and comedy, musicals and various accents. In her latest film, the multiple Oscar-winner has even...
Published on August 10, 2016 - Page 21
NEW YORK — He’s led the bad-boy rock band Aerosmith for decades, written a book, learned to parasail, and is the father of four children. But Steven...
Published on August 10, 2016 - Page 21
NEW YORK — Barbara Cook has won a Tony Award, a Grammy and she’s a Kennedy Center honoree. But the thing she seems most pleased about these days is...
Published on August 7, 2016 - Page 40
NEW YORK — The musical stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical film “Anastasia” will land on Broadway starring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena,...
Published on August 5, 2016 - Page 8
NEW YORK — When she was not yet 10, Leona Lewis saw “Cats” in London. It turned out to be theatrical catnip. “It was so magical and it was such a...