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Shaina Taub joins creative team of ‘The Devil Wears Prada’

Shaina Taub has joined Sir Elton John in writing the score for the musical adaptation of "The Devil Wears Prada." The musical, which is "in...

‘The Lifespan of a Fact’ to feature Broadway’s first all-female design team

“The Lifespan of a Fact” will feature Broadway’s first all-female design team for its production opening this fall. Assembled by director Leigh Silverman, the...

Tony honorees shine a spotlight on behind-the-scenes crafts

A few behind-the-scenes members of the Broadway community took a brief pause from work Monday night to celebrate their Tony Honors. At the Tony Awards Honors...

How ‘Mean Girls’ and more are leaning into video design

In “Mean Girls,” a large white wall can instantly transform from an African savanna to the hallway of a suburban American high school and...

Sound designers celebrate the return of their Tony Awards categories

The Tony Award categories for sound design are back with a boom. Eleven sound designers of plays and musicals were nominated for Tony Awards this...

How the ending of the ‘My Fair Lady’ revival came to be

Director Bartlett Sher has not changed the ending of “My Fair Lady.” Rather he says he has “interpreted” the ending in a manner that...

What drew George C. Wolfe, Denzel Washington to ‘The Iceman Cometh’

Director George C. Wolfe does not typically do revivals, but when presented with the opportunity to work with Denzel Washington on “The Iceman Cometh”...

‘The Cher Show’ musical announces Bob Mackie as costume designer

Bob Mackie, who designed looks for Cher, Carol Burnett and other stars, will be the costume designer on "The Cher Show." In addition to Mackie,...

Why ‘Summer’ features a majority-female cast

In Donna Summer’s songs, women take center stage. In turn, “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” is made up of a largely female cast that...

How ‘Mean Girls’ got ready for its Broadway bow

“Mean Girls” is heading toward its Broadway opening with five new songs, including a revamped anthem for Regina George in the first act. The creative...

‘Frozen’ director Michael Grandage on how the show took shape

In the fall of 2016, Michael Grandage received a phone call from his agent who asked if he would consider helming the Disney musical...

How ‘Farinelli and the King’ found its light

Against the din of New York traffic and the lights of Times Square, the Belasco Theatre appears to have traveled back in time. To achieve...

How ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ created its rap, pop and gospel score

In the “SpongeBob SquarePants” universe, a pineapple, a sponge and a squirrel coexist under the sea. To create a theatrical version of this illogical...