1. Carly Rae Jepsen Announces New Single 'I Really Like You'

    February 26, 2015 5:03 AM EST The long wait for new Carly Rae Jepsen music should soon be over. The Canadian pop singer has confirmed she's been working on new material, and she's ready to share the goods, starting with the single "I Really Like You."  In a post on her Website , the "Call Me Maybe…

  2. Hear a Snippet of Brand New 'Frozen' Song From Upcoming Short

    February 25, 2015 11:50 AM EST Still not ready to let it go? A trailer for the new Frozen short, out March 13 in theaters in front of Cinderella , has arrived. The super-cute clip from Frozen Fever sets up the adorable plot: It's Anna's birthday, and Elsa, Olaf, and Christoph are planning her a perfect party --…

  3. Neil Patrick Harris' Oscars 2015 Monologue: 'Tonight We Honor Hollywood's Best & Whitest'

    February 22, 2015 8:56 PM EST "Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest -- sorry brightest ." With that joke, host Neil Patrick Harris opened the Oscars. Then, just a split-second later, fans were treated to the first (?) musical number of the night, "Moving Pictures." With NPH as your…

  4. Anna Kendrick Admits to Being a Musical 'Amateur' and Why Bette Midler Is the 'Wayne Gretzky of Double Threats'

    February 20, 2015 11:33 AM EST The Natural Anna Kendrick will be the first to tell you she's not really a musician; she just plays one on the big screen. Her ­humility belies the mezzo-soprano belt that drove the actress' cover of "Cups" from Pitch Perfect , the 2012 hit movie about a cappella…

  5. Emma Watson Cast in Disney's Live-Action 'Beauty and the Beast'

    January 26, 2015 12:38 PM EST Emma Watson  is joining Disney's live-action version of  Beauty and the Beast  as the lead character Belle, the studio announced on Monday (Jan. 26).  The film will be directed by  Bill Condon  ( The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1  and  Part 2 ) and is set to begin production in…

  6. Broadway Box Offices Bulging with Holiday Profits

    December 31, 2014 11:24 PM EST Theater-goers were generous to Broadway producers this holiday season, with 19 of the current 36 shows breaking the $1 million mark for the week and almost 30,000 more people in the seats than last Christmastime. The Broadway League said Monday that shows on the Great White Way pulled in …

  7. Amazon Touts Big Numbers for Prime During Holidays, Shares Best-Selling Songs and Albums

    December 26, 2014 11:06 AM EST Amazon today released figures touting the performance of its Prime shipping and media subscription service during this holiday season. 10 million people "tried out" Prime during the holiday season, according to a statement from the company. A company representative tells Billboard…

  8. 'Into the Woods' Soundtrack: Listen to Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep & More Highlights

    December 15, 2014 1:05 PM EST Our wish has been granted! Ahead of the Dec. 25 release date for Into the Woods , the full soundtrack for the film -- which includes beloved numbers such as "Moments in the Woods" and "Children Will Listen" -- is finally available for download.  Since being released…

  9. Hear Anna Kendrick Sing 'On the Steps of the Palace' From 'Into the Woods'

    December 04, 2014 3:52 PM EST We've learned something, too, something we never knew, on the steps of the palace. Do we have another "Cups" on our hands? A new song from  Into the Woods  has been released, and it's full audio of Cinderella ( Anna Kendrick ) singing one of her big numbers from the…

  10. Broadway Celebrates New Thanksgiving Record

    December 01, 2014 11:05 PM EST Holiday shopping may have been a bit of a bust over the Thanksgiving weekend, but Broadway simply gobbled up cash. The Broadway League released data Monday showing the 36 plays, musicals and special events on the Great White Way earned more than $34.1 million over the week ending Sunday, an…

  11. 'Into the Woods': Original Broadway Cast Reunites With No Mention of the Movie

    November 11, 2014 3:15 PM EST Woe is the superfan when the mainstream comes calling. We’re looking at you, pre-HBO Game of Thrones cosplayers, dance music fans before EDM, and anyone who wore neoprene prior to the Alexander Wang for H&M collection. Such exposure was imminent for the community theater hoofers and…

  12. New 'Into The Woods' Trailer Features Lots of Singing by Meryl Streep -- Finally!

    November 06, 2014 10:04 AM EST Happy now and happy hence and happy ever after! Fans' wishes have finally been granted! The new, full-length trailer for Into the Woods , the movie musical based on the beloved Stephen Sondheim Broadway show, has finally arrived. And unlike the first teaser , this clip gives fans a…

  13. Anna Kendrick Says the Music Industry ‘Seems Like the Wild, Wild West’

    October 27, 2014 12:09 AM EDT Anna Kendrick is in the holiday spirit. "I want it to be Christmas already! I just want to throw a soiree," the bubbly actress said during a recent interview. Kendrick certainly looked the part, wearing a red, sleeveless party dress with a big, silk bow on the back. The outfit…

  14. 'High School Musical' Star Corbin Bleu Engaged

    October 16, 2014 9:46 AM EDT What time is it ? If you're Corbin Bleu , time to get engaged. The High School Musical star is engaged to actress Sasha Nicole Clements (Disney Channel's How to Build a Better Boy ). The two got engaged at Disney World, according to People , in front of Cinderella's…

  15. 'Doctor Zhivago' Musical Heading to Broadway

    October 02, 2014 3:06 AM EDT The latest version of Cinderella will soon disappear from the Broadway Theatre, but another sweepingly romantic musical is ready to take its place -- Doctor Zhivago . Producers said Wednesday that the tale of five intertwined lovers set during final days of Czarist Russia will be led by two…

  16. Hasbro Freezes Out Mattel With New Disney Toy Deal

    September 25, 2014 11:11 PM EDT The toy wars just got a bit colder thanks to Disney's Frozen, with Hasbro wrestling the rights for dolls from the hit movie away from its rival Mattel. Hasbro Inc. announced Wednesday that its new deal with Disney Consumer Products will give it global rights -- with the exception of…

  17. 'Into The Woods' Announces Big (Disney-Inspired!) Changes For Movie

    September 19, 2014 2:15 PM EDT UPDATE: The official website for the film has changed their cast list information after this story was originally posted. A rep notes that the cast names were posted in error, and that information about the film isn't accurate.  We know things now , and they aren't all good when…

  18. Lesley Ann Warren, Star of TV's 'Cinderella', To Attend Broadway Version

    September 17, 2014 12:12 AM EDT The Cinderella onstage on Broadway next Tuesday will have another Cinderella in the audience -- Lesley Ann Warren . Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of "Cinderella," is slated to attend the Sept. 23 production of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella…

  19. 'Frozen' Attraction Coming to Disney's Epcot

    September 12, 2014 4:05 PM EDT Arendelle lands in Florida. Disney is bringing  Frozen  to Florida. A  Frozen  attraction is being planned for the Norway Pavilion in Epcot,  Tom Staggs,  chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, announced Friday. The new attraction, which will replace Maelstrom, is set in the…

  20. Broadway's 'Newsies' Ready to Hit the Road

    September 08, 2014 2:06 AM EDT The North American tour of the Broadway hit "Newsies" is about to high-kick its way from coast to coast, led by a 22-year-old actor who'll make a triumphant homecoming in Pittsburgh just in time for Thanksgiving. Dan DeLuca will be playing leading man Jack Kelly in the Tony…

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