Broadway Veteran Scott Sanders Tapped to Produce Mall Entertainment

An international retail giant is poaching some razzle-dazzle from Broadway.  Westfield Corp., the Australian shopping-center company with 35 malls including lower Manhattan’s Westfield World Trade Center, has tapped Broadway producer Scott Sanders to lead its entertainment offerings.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's In The Heights movie in development

It’s not going to be quiet uptown when Hollywood moves into Washington Heights. The Weinstein Co. and Scott Sanders Productions is developing a cinematic adaptation of Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda’s breakout musical In The Heights, according to the man himself.

How to Keep a Musical Great: Call Heather Headley and Marin Mazzie - NY Times

One of the great privileges of steady theatergoing is that you get to keep falling in love again. You’ll cautiously revisit a show you once lost your heart to, thinking it can’t possibly be as intoxicating as it was the first time around, especially if there have been cast changes.

But then you discover that lightning really can strike twice — or thrice, or more — in the same place. And you wake up the next day, happy and lightheaded, thinking you just might rejoin the ticket queue that afternoon.

Oscar-Winning Frozen Creators Plan Stage Musical - BBC News

“The Oscar-winning creators of the animation ‘Frozen’ are planning a stage musical entitled ‘Up Here’, the show's producer has said. Husband and wife team Robert Lopez - who co-wrote ‘The Book of Mormon’ - and Kristen Anderson-Lopez are writing a romantic comedy, Scott Sanders told AP. ‘Up Here’ will be part of the 2015-16 season for the Californian theatre company La Jolla Playhouse.”