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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 / Shutterstock.com 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkmrh18k62M&t=5sVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: (SPOILERS) The Walking Dead: 'Wrapping Up Season 8' Behind the Scenes (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkmrh18k62M&t=5s) 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." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvVr2uks0C8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Jesus Christ Superstar – Superstar (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvVr2uks0C8) The original Broadway production of Jesus Christ Superstar starred Jeff Fenholt as Jesus of Nazareth, and[...]
Something Rotten! Review: Broadway's Shakespearian Romp Lands In San Francisco
Coming off of a 742-performance run on Broadway, the national tour has landed in San Francisco for a three and a half week run (until September 10th) at the Orpheum Theater It's a comedic look at late 16th-century London and the rock-star status of The Bard, William Shakespeare (played here by Adam Pascal, who also[...]
'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Conjures-Up It's Broadway Cast
Looks like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be engaging in a bit of a "student exchange program" in 2018, as seven lead actors from the play's West End production are set to reprise their roles on Broadway when previews begin at the newly-renovated Lyric Theatre next March for a April 22, 2018 premiere Jamie Parker[...]