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‘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...