BROADWAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BROADWAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Theater: ’The Lion King’ earns record box office http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58441536-223/lion-king-broadway-disney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58441536-223/lion-king-broadway-disney.html.csp">Theater: ’The Lion King’ earns record box office</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Here’s something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: “The Lion King” is the top ticket of all time. With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, “The Lion King” stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office total of any work in any media in entertainment history, The Associated Press has learned. The show quietly took over top spot from the $6 billion-earning “The Phantom of the Opera” late this summer, according to representatives from both shows. “Phantom” pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584415362014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441536@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:14:02 MDT New album ’Ghostlight’ proves Betty Buckley not bound by Broadway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442550-223/buckley-broadway-theater-album.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442550-223/buckley-broadway-theater-album.html.csp">New album ’Ghostlight’ proves Betty Buckley not bound by Broadway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE CIDONI LENNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T14:19:02.113-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 02:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Underestimate Betty Buckley at your own peril. One man foolishly did while the singer and actress was starring as a mom in the TV series “Eight is Enough.” Every six weeks or so, between shooting episodes in Los Angeles from 1977-81, Buckley would fly to New York for singing lessons, “keen on getting back and singing in musical theater again.” Buckley remembered sharing this information with one of her series’ young producers. “He goes, ‘Oh, Betty. You have such delusions of grandeur.’ He said, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584425502014-09-22T14:19:02.113-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T14:19:02.113-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442550@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:19:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: A new anchor on ‘Weekend Update’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58406379-66/2014-broadway-com-entertainment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58406379-66/2014-broadway-com-entertainment.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: A new anchor on ‘Weekend Update’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T07:27:39.613-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 07:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Say hello to your new “Weekend Update” anchor, Michael Che. The comedian and “Daily Show” contributor will join Colin Jost in reading satirical news on “Saturday Night Live,” taking over the spot held by castmember Cecily Strong. [Entertainment Weekly] • Actor Shia LaBeouf has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct over an incident at a Broadway show in June, in a plea deal that avoids jail time and probation. [AP, via The Huffington Post] • “Mad Men...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406379@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:27:39 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Paying tribute to Joan Rivers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58392634-66/broadway-late-rivers-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58392634-66/broadway-late-rivers-2014.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Paying tribute to Joan Rivers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T07:21:44.809-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 07:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture: • Some Broadway theaters will dim their lights tonight in tribute to Joan Rivers — after a Twitter fight prompted when the Broadway League, which usually decides such things, decided not to extend that honor to Rivers at every Broadway theater. [Entertainment Weekly] • Tony-winning British actor James Corden (“Begin Again,” two episodes of “Doctor Who”) will fill Craig Ferguson’s spot on CBS’s “The Late Late Show.” No, you haven’t heard of him. Yes, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58392634@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:21:44 MDT Utah actors mourn the death of Victoria Mallory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58374521-223/mallory-victoria-broadway-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58374521-223/mallory-victoria-broadway-park.html.csp">Utah actors mourn the death of Victoria Mallory</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ellen fagg weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T18:01:02.464-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 06:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah theater world is mourning the death of Victoria Mallory, an actor considered Broadway royalty, who performed at the Egyptian Theatre and Pioneer Theatre Company from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s. Mallory, a former Park City resident, died on Sunday, Aug. 30, of pancreatic cancer. She was 65. Mallory, who originally trained as a pianist, made her Broadway debut as Maria after Richard Rodgers cast her in the 1968 Broadway revival of “West Side Story.” She was noted for her performances ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374521@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:01:02 MDT New downtown Salt Lake City bicycle track worries small businesses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58348049-90/300-bike-broadway-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58348049-90/300-bike-broadway-business.html.csp">New downtown Salt Lake City bicycle track worries small businesses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T09:20:08.642-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are funny-looking parking spots painted up and down 300 South downtown. Bike lanes are this way and that. Workers are paving and jack hammering — and, simply put, between 600 East and 300 West, things are a mess. But don’t worry, say Salt Lake City officials, when the dust clears — about mid-October — the city will have its first permanent protected bike lanes on both sides of what some still call Broadway. The price tag: $900,000. It’s a work in progress, said City Hall spokesman Art Raym...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348049@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:20:08 MDT Broadway season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347604-223/broadway-musical-jackman-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347604-223/broadway-musical-jackman-season.html.csp">Broadway season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T11:29:02.099-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The coming Broadway season has something for everyone — a musical by Sting, a magician-filled SUV, the incomparable Hugh Jackman, the equally regal Helen Mirren, a musical set in a funeral parlor and not one, but two Gyllenhaals. Here’s a look at some highlights of the 2014-15 season: STARS, STARS, STARS You want A-listers? Broadway listened. Bradley Cooper, Michael Cera, Hugh Jackman, Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Glenn Close, Gretchen Mol, Kristin Chenoweth, Helen Mirre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583476042014-08-28T11:29:02.099-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T11:29:02.099-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347604@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:29:02 MDT Broadway Centre Cinemas remodeling, will close for four days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58325264-66/lake-salt-broadway-remodeling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58325264-66/lake-salt-broadway-remodeling.html.csp">Broadway Centre Cinemas remodeling, will close for four days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T09:35:25.216-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you need a fix of good independent movies in Salt Lake City this week, you better take care of it early. The Broadway Centre Cinemas, at 111 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City, will be closed for remodeling from Monday through Thursday of next week, Aug. 25 to 28. The six-screen theater’s lobby, concession counter and restrooms will be improved, according to the Salt Lake Film Society, the nonprofit that runs both the Broadway and the Tower Theatre. The theater will reopen on Friday, Aug. 29, thoug...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325264@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:35:25 MDT ‘Book of Mormon’ actor, other Broadway stars helping homeless http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58300407-223/kids-homeless-broadway-sleep.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58300407-223/kids-homeless-broadway-sleep.html.csp">‘Book of Mormon’ actor, other Broadway stars helping homeless</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T09:23:56.762-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The kids at the Covenant House homeless shelter are always looking for somebody to lean on. They got it one summer night last year, along with a lullaby sung by some of Broadway’s best. More than 50 Broadway artists broke into a serenade of “Lean On Me” while spending the night on the street outside the Manhattan shelter in solidarity with the 350 homeless youth living inside. “Of course we had to break into song when you put a bunch of us together. We can’t not sing,” said Rory O’Mal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583004072014-08-15T09:23:56.762-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T09:23:56.762-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300407@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:23:56 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: DC Comics blinks in superhero standoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58271157-66/com-http-2014-2016.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58271157-66/com-http-2014-2016.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: DC Comics blinks in superhero standoff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T08:50:06.437-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 08:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Warner Bros. has moved the release date of “Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice” to March 25, 2016, avoiding a showdown with the third “Captain America” movie — both of which had been slated to open May 6, 2016. [Entertainment Weekly] • A petition to have “Weird Al” Yankovic perform the Super Bowl halftime show has already garnered 30,000 signatures. [The Hollywood Reporter] • Larry David has written his first play, “Fish in the Dark,” and will...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271157@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:50:06 MDT