“Kinky Boots” and other top Tony Award contenders saw ticket sales jump last week as Broadway overall grossed $24.3 million.
The Virgin Mary, Snow White, Jack Donaghy and a sober Texan all had a tough go of it on Broadway last week, as plays and even some musicals struggled in the final days before the deadline for Tony Awards nominations.
The opening moments of “Pippin” are the most thrilling since the humans and beasts of “The Lion King” spilled down the aisles to the onstage savannah more than 15 years ago.
“The Book of Mormon” has had a mixed reception from the London critics.
“Motown: The Musical” and “Lucky Guy” with Tom Hanks made a splash on Broadway last week, as “Hands on a Hardbody” posted its closing notice after poor sales.
The musical juggernaut that is “The Book of Mormon” rolls into London squashing everything in its path. It trails awards from New York, is already sold out until June, and is seemingly critic-proof.
“The Lion King,” Walt Disney Co.’s 3-D re-release of its 1994 animated hit, opened as the top film in U.S. and Canadian theaters with $30.2 million in ticket sales.
Walt Disney Co., which generated more than $79 million in U.S. theaters after converting “The Lion King” to 3-D, will re-release four other animated features in the format.
“The Lion King,” Walt Disney Co.’s 3-D re-release of its 1994 animated hit, was the top film in U.S. and Canadian theaters for a second weekend with $21.9 million in ticket sales.
Every family quarrels at Christmas. Not every family has the fate of an empire hanging on its domestic squabbles.