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In what would is probably safe to assume is a first, a patient who has borderline personality disorder is staging a musical with her therapist. The patient, 49-year-old Jill Powell, and the doctor, 56-year-old Cecilia Dintino, will be performing “Borderline,” their two-person play starting next week. On Thursday, The New York Times ran a feature […]

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Following in the footsteps of ABBA, Fela Kuti, and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tupac will get a Broadway musical inspired by his music this May. The production, called Holler if Ya Hear Me, will use Pac’s songs to tell a story of “friendship, family, revenge, change, and hope” that doesn’t necessarily follow the rapper’s biography. […]

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The Violent Femmes’ excellently snotty, acerbic songwriting doesn’t exactly scream “showtunes,” but that isn’t deterring Matt Williams and Gregory Victor, who are taking to Kickstarter to fund Hitting the Ground, a musical built around the band’s songs. Here’s what it’s about: Hitting the Ground is about a group of strangers — a drug-addicted rocker, a beauty queen with a […]

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Theatergoers were privy to an alternate ending during last night’s performance of Spider-Man the musical, but it wasn’t planned and resulted in yet another injured actor for the $65 million production. Christopher Tierney, 31, was seriously hurt while playing the Webslinger when his tether snapped and he fell 26 feet from a platform into the […]

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“Wild About Harry (MMAC, September 19-28) features a book by Susan DiLallo, direction by Elizabeth Lucas, and choreography by Kelly Devine, Linda Goodrich, Josh Rhodes, Shea Sullivan and Jeff Shade. This unique, danced-through musical takes a fresh look at Leona Helmsley, one of NYC’s most colorful characters, along with the man who loved her, the […]

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