BROADWAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BROADWAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) New Glinda to float onto the Capitol Theatre stage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215719-223/says-wicked-beck-tour.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215719-223/says-wicked-beck-tour.html.csp">New Glinda to float onto the Capitol Theatre stage</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="2014-07-24T16:07:01.66-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After 970 performances as “Wicked’s” Glinda, Gina Beck will be departing in a bubble for her last time from the Capitol Theatre stage. Chandra Lee Schwartz, a veteran of the touring and Broadway companies, will be reclaiming the character’s wand beginning July 29. Joining the cast as Boq is Etai BenShlomo, who previously played the role on Broadway. “Roles like this don’t come along very often,” says Schwartz while walking to rehearsal at the downtown Salt Lake City theater. “To get to come bac...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58215719@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:07:01 MDT Movie review: Polanski takes on kinky Broadway tale ‘Venus in Fur’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58186256-223/polanski-venus-amalric-fur.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58186256-223/polanski-venus-amalric-fur.html.csp">Movie review: Polanski takes on kinky Broadway tale ‘Venus in Fur’</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:34:42.75-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sexual gamesmanship gets a French twist in “Venus in Fur,” director Roman Polanski’s kinky adaptation of David Ives’ Tony-nominated play. Some of the kink is inherent in the story, a two-character tale about a playwright, Thomas (Mathieu Amalric), auditioning an actress, Vanda (Emmanuelle Seigner), for the lead in his adaptation of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s 1870 novel “Venus in Furs,” the book that helped coin the word “masochism.” In Ives’ play and the screenplay he and Polanski adapted, t...</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> 58186256@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:34:42 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Rocky’ down for the count http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58189573-66/com-deadline-http-rocky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58189573-66/com-deadline-http-rocky.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Rocky’ down for the count</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="2014-07-17T07:41:52.776-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 07:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Yo, Adrian! The musical “Rocky” is closing on Broadway on Aug. 17, after five months. [The Hollywood Reporter] • A trailer you’ll want to see: The one for “Big Hero 6,” Disney’s upcoming computer-animated adventure based on a Marvel Comics title. [Entertainment Weekly] • More “Saturday Night Live” casting changes: Rookies Noel Wells and John Milhiser are reportedly out, as is five-year veteran Nasim Pedrad — who, among other things, plays a pe...</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> 58189573@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:41:52 MDT Kragthorpe: Kyle Beckerman’s a World Cup discovery, on and off field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58132229-77/beckerman-cup-kragthorpe-kyle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58132229-77/beckerman-cup-kragthorpe-kyle.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Kyle Beckerman’s a World Cup discovery, on and off field</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:39:07.09-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The world suddenly is discovering Kyle Beckerman. After all these years in Major League Soccer, the Real Salt Lake midfielder is a phenomenon of the World Cup, receiving all kinds of attention from fans and a wide swath of the media. “It’s good to see him getting recognition,” said longtime RSL teammate Nick Rimando. Some of it even has to do with soccer. Beckerman will be featured again as a starting midfielder Tuesday, when the U.S. Men’s National Team faces Belgium in the World Cup’s round ...</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> 58132229@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:39:07 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: A new view on ‘The View’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58123027-66/view-com-entertainment-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58123027-66/view-com-entertainment-http.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: A new view on ‘The View’</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="2014-06-30T08:53:26.782-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Say goodbye to Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy from “The View.” Next season, it will be Whoopi Goldberg and ... any volunteers? [Vulture] • Shia LaBeouf was accused of being disruptive at a Broadway performance of “Cabaret” at Studio 54, leading to him being handcuffed and taken to a police station. [ABC News] • Guillermo del Toro says he’s going to make a “Pacific Rim 2.” [Entertainment Weekly]</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> 58123027@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:53:26 MDT Mormon Tabernacle Choir books a cool Pioneer Day guest: ‘Frozen’ star Santino Fontana http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58065623-223/choir-fontana-broadway-frozen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58065623-223/choir-fontana-broadway-frozen.html.csp">Mormon Tabernacle Choir books a cool Pioneer Day guest: ‘Frozen’ star Santino Fontana</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cathy Reese Newton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T19:05:38.014-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 07:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It didn’t take the Mormon Tabernacle Choir long to catch “Frozen” fever. The choir announced that Santino Fontana, the voice of Prince Hans in the animated blockbuster, will be the guest on its Pioneer Day concerts July 18 and 19. Though Prince Hans is his highest-profile role, Fontana is a Broadway veteran whose performance in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” earned him a 2013 Tony nomination as Best Leading Actor. He won a 2010 Drama Desk Award as Stanley Jerome in “Brighton Beach Memoi...</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> 58065623@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 19:05:38 MDT Audra McDonald makes Tony history; Cranston wins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58042675-223/musical-won-tony-actress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58042675-223/musical-won-tony-actress.html.csp">Audra McDonald makes Tony history; Cranston wins</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="2014-06-08T20:40:10.826-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A veteran and a newbie made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. Audra McDonald became the show’s most decorated actress, while Bryan Cranston won a best actor trophy for his Broadway debut. McDonald won her sixth Tony for portraying Billie Holiday in “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” putting her ahead of five-time winners Angela Lansbury and the late Julie Harris for the most competitive wins by an actress. Among those she thanked were her parents for not medicating their hyperactiv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580426752014-06-08T20:40:10.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T20:40:10.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58042675@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 20:40:10 MDT Critics: Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald will win Tonys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58037051-223/win-mcdonald-cranston-musical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58037051-223/win-mcdonald-cranston-musical.html.csp">Critics: Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald will win Tonys</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="2014-06-08T14:48:04.463-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 02:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • It’s been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts — although some wonderful performances — and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new. That has led to uncertainty in most of the categories, and the nominating committee made no friends wit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580370512014-06-08T14:48:04.463-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T14:48:04.463-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58037051@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 14:48:04 MDT Makers of LDS movie say ‘Book of Mormon’ canned their ad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58037193-66/book-mormon-approach-broadway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58037193-66/book-mormon-approach-broadway.html.csp">Makers of LDS movie say ‘Book of Mormon’ canned their ad</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T15:08:02.754-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 03:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What do the Utah-made movie “The Saratov Approach” and the Tony-winning musical “The Book of Mormon” have in common? They both tell the story of LDS missionaries facing obstacles out in the field. But while “The Book of Mormon” is a profane comedy musical, “The Saratov Approach” is a fact-based drama about missionaries kidnapped in Russia. The makers of “The Saratov Approach” aimed to highlight that difference by buying ads in the playbill at theaters where “The Book of Mormon” is on tour. But, ...</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> 58037193@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:08:02 MDT Kathleen Turner seeks satisfaction on London stage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57981356-223/turner-onstage-broadway-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57981356-223/turner-onstage-broadway-film.html.csp">Kathleen Turner seeks satisfaction on London stage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T12:56:02.059-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 12:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Here’s a tip: Don’t tell Kathleen Turner what to do. The 59-year-old actress, whose career stretches from 1980s movie hits “Body Heat” and “Romancing the Stone” to Tony-nominated stage roles, does not like being pigeonholed. Cast early on as a sex symbol, even in animated form — she was the voice of sultry Jessica Rabbit in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”— she’s long refused to be stuck with the limited parts Hollywood provides for women over 40. But she knows it’s a strategy that brings risk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579813562014-06-04T12:56:02.059-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T12:56:02.059-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57981356@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:56:02 MDT Broadway in Utah: ‘Memphis’ tells of making black music cool — before Elvis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57976795-223/memphis-black-music-musical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57976795-223/memphis-black-music-musical.html.csp">Broadway in Utah: ‘Memphis’ tells of making black music cool — before Elvis</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="2014-05-29T12:32:52.751-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 12:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Don’t mistake “Memphis” for a jukebox musical. Instead, the high-energy show features an original Tony Award-winning score evocative of the ground-breaking pop music of the early 1950s, birthed at a time in the segregated South when white people just didn’t listen to black music. Hear the trumpets and trombones wailing away in underground black clubs. Hear the rockin’ gospel of African-American churches and the sweet bebop of girl-group harmonies. That mix rocks the soundtrack for the story of a...</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> 57976795@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 12:32:52 MDT