Latest Movie musicals News

'Anything Goes' to steam into U.S. movie theaters in spring

Jan. 13, 2022 10:17 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — If you can't make it to New York to see Sutton Foster on Broadway in the classic musical “The Music Man,” don't worry. You can always catch her at your local movie theater in another classic musical. A filmed recording of the two-time Tony Award-winner leading...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' actor Sally Ann Howes dies at 91

Dec. 22, 2021 22:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sally Ann Howes, who played as a child actor before she later starred in the 1968 film “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” with Dick Van Dyke, has died. She was 91. Her son Andrew Hart Adler confirmed his mother's death in an interview with the Press Association on...

Spielberg 'West Side Story' debuts weakly with $10.5M

Dec. 12, 2021 16:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite critical acclaim and two years-worth of anticipation, Steven Spielberg's lavish “West Side Story” revival made little noise at the box office, debuting with $10.5 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday — a worrisome result for a movie industry...

Billy Crystal plans his Broadway return in a familiar role

Nov. 10, 2021 10:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Crystal is not ready to say goodbye to “Mr. Saturday Night.” The comic icon has turned his comedy film into a Broadway-bound musical and hopes to open it next year with him reprising his film role as Buddy Young Jr., a bitter, old insult comic...