musicals

The Four Biggest Tony Awards Went To Actors Of Color For The First Time Ever

Sadly, attempts to foreground people of color on stage are still met with resistance in the year of our Lord 2k16. That’s what makes these wins so significant.

Kelly Kanayama | June 13, 2016 - 9:30 am

Let Stephen Colbert and Rachel Bloom Show You The Most Charming Way To Promote a TV Show

It includes singing about your 13-pound weight gain

Danielle Henderson | March 30, 2016 - 10:30 am

If You’re In Love With A Hamilton Stan, Get Them This For Valentine’s Day

Nothing says, “I love you,” like tickets to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit hip-hop musical, but not everyone can afford Hamilton tickets. But now you can still tell Bae that you’ll send a battalion to…

Lauren Vinopal | January 26, 2016 - 10:15 am

What TV Can Learn About Diversity From The Success Of ‘The Wiz Live!’

Musical theater is having a moment. Following NBC’s successful broadcast of The Sound of Music Live! in 2013—which pulled in a massive 18.6 million viewers—networks have been scrambling to get

Nico Lang | December 22, 2015 - 12:00 pm

“The Wiz” Proves That Live Television Events Don’t Have To Be Hate-Watched

If you tuned in last night to watch the live TV production of “The Wiz with your Twitter fingers ready to take down a disaster, I’m sorry you were disappointed. Unlike…

Megan Reynolds | December 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Fresh Out The Box: What A Time To Be Alive, Says Drake and Future’s Mixtape, And We Agree

Plus, Ryan Adams tries to make Taylor Swift palatable and some other stuff!!!

Megan Reynolds | September 21, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Get Excited: The O.C. Is Becoming A Musical!

Wait what?? Yay!

The creators of Cruel Intentions: The Musical in LA, are developing a musical based on Fox’s early oughts hit teen drama The O.C. and we…

Katrin Higher | June 28, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Watch Meryl Streep’s Cut Original Song From “Into The Woods”

An original song was written for Meryl Streep to sing in the film adaptation of “Into the Woods” about her love-hate feelings toward Rapunzel, but it was cut before the film…

Claire Hannum | February 27, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Courtney Love Will Star In An Experimental Opera

Courtney Love will star in an experimental opera called “Kansas City Choir Boy” as part of this January’s Protoype festival in NYC. The show, directed by Kevin New bury…

Claire Hannum | October 3, 2014 - 6:45 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

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
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