Posts tagged "broadway"

Watch The Broadway Casts Of The Lion King And Aladdin Have An Airport Sing-Off

If only every flight delay looked like this!

Claire Hannum | June 5, 2015 - 10:40 am

Taye Diggs Will Be The Next Star Of “Hedwig And The Angry Inch”!

Taye Diggs in fishnets? Yes please.

Claire Hannum | May 18, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Shocker: “Duck Dynasty” Vegas Musical Flops A Month After Premiere

Insert sad trombone and/or duck call noise here! “The Duck Commander Musical” is closing in Las Vegas after only a month, after having seen dismal ticket sales since its premiere.

Robyn Pennacchia | May 5, 2015 - 9:00 am

Kristin Chenoweth Is A Manscaping Pro And All-Around Awesome Human

My soul twin Kristin Chenoweth hung out on Reddit Monday for an Ask Me Anything, and we learned that she’s game for a “Wicked” movie, loves chain restaurants (me too,…

Claire Hannum | February 4, 2015 - 4:32 pm

Here’s A Teaser Of Emma Stone’s “Cabaret” Performance

Emma Stone is starring in “Cabaret” on Broadway as Sally Bowles, and this montage gives us a quick look at her performance. The only thing missing is her singing voice,…

Claire Hannum | December 10, 2014 - 12:11 pm

Sarah Silverman Is Working On A Musical Version Of Her Memoir

Sarah Silverman is working on a Broadway musical based on her memoir The Bedwetter about, you guessed it, her childhood bedwetting problem. [BroadwayWorld]
Thirty actors who have appeared…

Claire Hannum | September 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Emma Stone May Join The Broadway Cast Of “Cabaret”

Emma Stone is in talks to make her Broadway debut in the cast of “Cabaret” as Sally Bowles. Emma — who apparently can sing! — would take the place…

Claire Hannum | August 11, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Watch The Broadway Cast Of “The Lion King” Sing On The NYC Subway

On June 28th, NYC subway riders received a spontaneous performance from the Broadway cast of “The Lion King,” who serenaded them with a beautiful rendition of “The Circle Of Life.”…

Claire Hannum | August 11, 2014 - 11:30 am

Elaine Stritch, Star Of The Broadway Stage And “30 Rock,” Has Died

Actress Elaine Stritch passed away today at age 89. An outspoken Broadway star, Tony Award nominee, style icon, and Jack Donaghy’s mom on “30 Rock,” Elaine was a woman who…

Claire Hannum | July 17, 2014 - 1:45 pm

“Girls” Star Andrew Rannells To Take Over For NPH In “Hedwig And The Angry Inch” On Broadway

Andrew Rannells, who plays Hannah’s gay ex-boyfriend on “Girls,” is headed to Broadway! In August, he’ll take over for Neil Patrick Harris in the starring role in “Hedwig And…

Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2014 - 10:40 am

Frisky Q&A: “Mike & Molly” Star Swoosie Kurtz

“I forgot to get married and have babies” is often a line women with successful careers hear from their peers as a warning to reprioritize their lives. Yet this is…

Veronica Arreola | June 10, 2014 - 9:00 am

You Hate Musicals Because You Are Dead Inside

I love musicals.

Oh, you hate musicals? Really? I’ll get to you and your opinion in a second.

First, I’m making a public confession: I am…

John DeVore | June 9, 2014 - 11:00 am

“Heathers” Is Now An Off-Broadway Musical

The oh-so-beloved 1980s movie “Heathers” is now a musical. I’ll wait for a moment while you squeal with glee (at least, that’s how I’d react if I were you). Rumors that…

Claire Hannum | April 29, 2014 - 5:00 pm

“Fun Home,” Gay-Themed Play Based On Alison Bechdel Memoir, Performs In South Carolina & Miraculously No One Was Converted To Homosexuality

Back in February, some jerk politicians in South Carolina threatened cut the College of Charleston’s budget because they didn’t like the books that freshman were assigned to read for 2013…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

Is A Movie Version Of “Wicked” Finally Headed Our Way?

Fellow Broadway fanatics, prick up your ears: a long-awaited film adaptation of the musical “Wicked” might finally be picking up speed. Stephen Schwartz, the musical’s composer, hinted to New

Claire Hannum | April 1, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Dreams Come True: Cast Of “The Lion King” Surprise Plane With Performance

Someone please tell me why I was not on this plane. Travelers flying from Brisbane to Sydney, Australia, this weekend got a musical surprise when the Aussie Broadway cast of “The…

Katie Oldenburg | April 1, 2014 - 11:30 am

Win This! 2 Tickets To See Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart On Broadway In “No Man’s Land”

In addition to being the best of friends, Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are both legends of the stage, and they are sharing that stage in two productions on Broadway, “No…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 13, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Win This! 2 Tickets To “A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder” (And Reader Discount!)

‘Tis the season for New York City theater — and a “Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” should be on your must-see musical list! This murderous comedy takes you on…

Sophie Leon | December 4, 2013 - 6:00 pm

“Shakespeare In Love” Is Coming To A Stage Near You

As much as the trend of turning popular movies into Broadway musicals (“Once,” “Hairspray,” “Billy Elliot,” “Matilda,” “Ghost,” maybe “The Princess Bride”) makes me worry about that we’ll never see…

Claire Hannum | November 15, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Is “The Princess Bride” Broadway’s Next Big Hit?

I have a confession to make. I’ve never seen “The Princess Bride.” I know, I know. By the time I realized it was a cultural obsession, I’d narrowly missed about a million…

Claire Hannum | November 13, 2013 - 12:40 pm
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