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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

Fox To Air Live Performance Of “Grease”

Maria who? Fox is producing a three-hour live performance of the 1978 hit film “Grease” (which is also based on a 1971 Broadway musical, but let’s not act like…

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Grown Up Annie Visits “Late Night With Seth Meyers”

Somehow I missed this last week, but it’s never too late to get to know Grown Up Annie! Musical theaters favorite redheaded orphan stopped by “Late Night With Seth Meyers,”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2014 - 11:30 am

Nirvana Musical Is “Very Likely,” Says Courtney Love

Courtney Love said she and Kurt Cobain’s daughter Frances Bean have agreed that a “respectful but honest” Nirvana musical is “very likely.” I’m still going to take everything Love…

Jessica Wakeman | April 2, 2014 - 7:00 pm

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…

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

Steven Spielberg Wants To Remake “West Side Story”

Steven Spielberg — yeah, the guy who made “Jaws” and “Jurassic Park” — wants to remake the legendary 1961 musical “West Side Story.” How could you possibly improve on…

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Alanis Morrisette Is Developing “Jagged Little Pill” Musical For Broadway

Cue the “‘you oughta know’ I’ll be getting tickets” jokes! Alanis Morrisette is developing her 1995 album Jagged Little Pill into a Broadway musical. NYmag.com reports that workshopping the show…

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Zut Alors, “Amelie” To Become A Musical

“Amelie,” the twee 2001 film starring Audrey Tatou, is set to become a stage musical. Mais non! I don’t approve of this. Did that movie even have songs in it?

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Spice Girls Reunite (Again!) For Premiere Of “Viva Forever”

I know it’s only been a few months since the last Spice Girls reunion at the Olympics, but that doesn’t make me any less excited to see them gathered on…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 12, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Carrie Underwood Cast As Maria Von Trapp In NBC’s “Sound Of Music”

Carrie Underwood has been cast as Maria von Trapp in NBC’s TV movie revival of “The Sound Of Music.” OK, so she’s blonde … and can sing … but…

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2012 - 6:00 pm
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