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Leopoldstadt: Tom Stoppard’s Hit Play to Become an Amblin TV Series
Tom Stoppard's award-winning hit West End and Broadway play Leopoldstadt is being developed into a television miniseries by Amblin, Steven Spielberg's production company According to Deadline Hollywood, the project is currently being shopped to playwright and director Patrick Marber, best known for his play Closer, to adapt and for The Crown's Stephen Daldry to direct[...]
According to the reporting, Santos allegedly shared with potential donors to their congressional run that they produced a Broadway show Okay, fine In the pile of things being alleged, that doesn't sound like it's "Top 10" material But when the Broadway show is Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark? One of Broadway's most disastrous productions ever?[...]
See West Side Story Early in IMAX With a Special Cast Q&A
It's adapted from an acclaimed hit Broadway musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the toast of Broadway, and his work before his breakout musical Hamilton Of the 3 big movie musicals this year, it's the biggest, an expansive celebration of Puerto Rican immigration culture in New York City and a commentary on gentrification and the erosion of[...]
SpiderMan: Turn Off The Dark, Broadway's Underrated Musical Gem
Unless you're literally too young to remember, the recent history of Marvel's foray into Broadway musicals is pretty well-seared into the brains of comic and musical fans alike, though admittedly not for the reasons it should be Owing to unfortunate stunt accidents during rehearsals and previews on top of an ever-shifting creative direction, Spider-Man: Turn[...]
Game of Thrones, HBO
Our dream is to bring Westeros to Broadway, to the West End, to Australia… and eventually, to a stage near you … It ought to be spectacular.' "I have such admiration for George's world and his characters," MacMillan said "His generosity and trust during this process has been incredible Working on this play during lockdown has[...]
Funko is Not Throwing Away Their Shot With Hamilton Pops
Raise a glass to freedom as Funko debuts the amazing and talented cast of Broadways' Hamilton in Pop form Everyone will be in The Room Where It Happened as Funko reveals 7 Pop vinyls of the hit musical Fans will be able to add Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, The Schuyler Sisters (Eliza, Angelica, and Peggy), and[...]
The Dystopian World of Orwell's '1984' Is Headed For A TV Adaptation
The iconic dystopian world of the George Orwell novel, 1984, has had many adaptations, including in NYC Broadway world, but now it is heading for TV The stage saw shocking and mesmerizing work done with the iconic novel when it premiered back in 2013 A big name from television, Olivia Wilde, talked about her introduction to[...]
"The Walking Dead" Star Danai Gurira Signs 2-Year Overall Deal with ABC Studios
I am excited to amplify unheard voices and bring to light narratives that will tackle universal themes while they simultaneously break barriers and bring new faces, voices and influences to the screen." – Danai Gurira can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Danai Gurira on Her Final Season | The Walking Dead Comic-Con 2019 Highlight ( Currently[...]
Set in the world of independent professional wrestling, the eight-episode series is written by Michael Waldron (Loki) and directed by Peter Segal (Shameless) – with Mike O'Malley serving as showrunner, and Alexander Ludwig (Vikings) and Broadway actress/musician Alison Luff (Waitress) co-starring. Based on exclusive reporting from Deadline Hollywood, Berglund's Crystal is a 20-year-old wrestler's valet who[...]
the nanny
I've missed the show since it's gone off the air, and have longed for any kind of reboot or follow up since. View this post on Instagram. It looks like someone has heard my prayers, as The Nanny is officially coming to Broadway! The announcement was made today by producers Brian Zeilinger and Scott Zeilinger[...]
harry potter
Moderating the panel, we had James Snyder (Harry Potter) and joining him on stage Benjamin Wheelwright (US Resident Movement Director) and James Brown III (Movement Captain for Broadway Production) They both work in training new members of the cast on movement and how to use their bodies to create magic. Snyder started by establishing the real[...]
He would go on to guest star as the mayor in MacDonald's next sitcom, FOX's 2003 A Minute with Stan Hooper – with his final on-screen appearance is 2005's television movie Back to Norm. On the stage, Wright made his Broadway debut in 1968 and continued to performing on stage even after he retired from the[...]
'The Boys in the Band': Ryan Murphy, Netflix Adapting Broadway Hit as Feature Film
Creative power-house Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, Pose, Glee) continues flexing his Netflix muscle and proving why we're rightly justified to have a professional obsession with him, announcing on Instagram that he will be reuniting the entire Broadway cast of 2018's The Boys in the Band for a feature film adaptation at Netflix. With Murphy producing alongside David Stone[...]
'The Prom': Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Adapt of Broadway Musical
Creative power-house Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, Pose, Glee) continues flexing his Netflix muscle, this time moving forward on a feature film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical The Prom Prior to Tuesday night's charity performance of The Prom for the Hetrick-Martin Institute, GLAAD, and the Trevor Project at NYC's Longacre Theatre, Murphy made the[...]
The Legendary Carol Channing Passes at 97- Broadway, Friends React
Carol Channing, whose signature voice propelled her to stardom on Broadway and Hollywood, died at the age of 97 at her home in Rancho Mirage, CA. The legendary Carol ChanningPhoto by CarlaVanWagoner / Channing's best-known roles were in Hello Dolly! as Dolly Gallagher Levi and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes as Lorelei Lee. According to Channing's publicist B[...]
Aaron Sorkin
(I know that after I left The West Wing, the first time I saw an episode that was written by someone else, I needed CPR.) My hope is that, if nothing else, Harper Lee would agree that the playwright had a deep love and respect for the book she wrote and that she'd be pleased[...]
Tony Awards Announce Broadcast Date, and Venue for 2019
Listen up, Broadway babies- the 2019 Tony Awards just got their venue and broadcast date for the 2019 ceremony celebrating the best and brightest of the Great White Way. The 2019 Tony Awards will take place at lManhattan's Radio City Music Hall (duh), and will be broadcast live via CBS on Sunday June 9th 2019. Eligibility for[...]
The Walking Dead Season 9 Adds Tony Nominee Lauren Ridloff as Connie
Led by a character named Magna, Connie was a member of a group of survivors that's brought back to be a part of the Alexandria community. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: (SPOILERS) The Walking Dead: 'Wrapping Up Season 8' Behind the Scenes ( A former teacher, Ridloff took a job as an ASL tutor[...]
Good Morning, 'Hair Live!' NBC Says Hello to 2019's Spring Musical
Zadan and Meron have executive produced all of the network's live musicals since the current run began with The Sound of Music Live!; including this Easter's presentaton of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. Universal Television, MGM Television and Zadan/Meron Productions will handle production on the project. "When we both, individually, saw Hair on Broadway, we were[...]
Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights' Movie Looking For Buyers This Week
Lin-Manuel Miranda isn't just "Hamilton Guy", even though many will know him soley for that.  Before he was rapping about the nation's founding fathers and changing the face of Broadway, Miranda had another notable but less well known hit show called "In The Heights". That musical chronicles a mostly hispanic group of denizens of the Washington Heights[...]
Moulin Rouge! The Musical Releases "Come What May" Music Video
Stars Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor delighted audiences with their performances, it was like the average filmgoer had no idea they both had musical theater in their backgrounds. Anyhow, Moulin Rouge has been turned into a stage show, one that is having it's trial run in Boston rather than Broadway.  This isn't anything new, really, as previous shows Anything Goes, Annie[...]
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!: A Night of Heavenly Highlights
1 on the Billboard charts, the show eventually made its way to the stage in 1971 and garnered five Tony nominations in addition to winning a Drama Desk Award for Andrew Lloyd Webber. Now this globally celebrated classic comes to NBC in 2018 for a one-of-a-kind live staging on Easter Sunday that's sure to amaze with[...]
NBC Releases New Promo for Jesus Christ Superstar Live
Because the event is live, there's obviously no footage to tease but the promo leans heavily on the iconic music from the lead song and an emphasis on the cast: singer/songwriter John Legend as Jesus Christ; singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene; and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. Created by Andrew Lloyd Webber and[...]
john legend
We've already formed an incredible team, and, as we finish casting, I'm certain we will put together some of the greatest talents around to do this work justice." can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Jesus Christ Superstar – Superstar ( The original Broadway production of Jesus Christ Superstar starred Jeff Fenholt as Jesus of Nazareth, and[...]