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Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert: A Night of Heavenly Highlights

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

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 to Play Jesus in NBCs Jesus Christ Superstar Live

John Legend to Play Jesus in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live

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=IvVr2uks0C8The original Broadway production of Jesus Christ Superstar starred Jeff Fenholt as Jesus of Nazareth, and ran from October 1971 through July 1973[...]

Something Rotten Review: Broadways Shakespearian Romp Lands In San Francisco

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 Its Broadway Cast

'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[...]


A 6 Page Preview Of Hamilton: The Graphic Novel By Jonathan Hennessey And Justin Greenwood

A 6 Page Preview Of Hamilton: The Graphic Novel By Jonathan Hennessey And Justin Greenwood

However a recent resurgence of interest in Hamilton, thanks in no small part to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton has returned the formerly forgotten Founder to prominence, not just in a historical context but in terms of his lasting impact on American society today.Author Jonathan Hennessey and comic book illustrator Justin Greenwood team to bring the world[...]

Is Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Coming To Broadway

Is Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Coming To Broadway?

Rowling contributing to the story), may be making its way to Broadway in 2018, according to a report from the official Harry Potter website, Pottermore Producers are in "final stages" of talks with Ambassador Theatre Group to initiate "a huge multi-million-dollar transformation of the New York’s Lyric Theatre" for the show The theater will be[...]

Archie The Musical Is In The Works By Ant-Man Writer Adam McKay

Archie The Musical Is In The Works By Ant-Man Writer Adam McKay

as a Broadway musical Archie and his on-going love triangle with Betty and Vernoica are being developed by Ant-Man writer Adam McKay along with Funny Or Die Productions and Archie Comics' Jon Goldwater and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.There had been a feature film in the works, but that seems to be stalled which may be why the[...]

How DC Comics New York Offices Will Close This Week

How DC Comics' New York Offices Will Close This Week

Next Tuesday, DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson and the rest of the DC Entertainment senior staff are flying from Burbank to New York, for a dinner that night to celebrate and commemorate the closing of the DC Comics New York offices.Invites for Vice Presidents or equivalent posts only, it seems.As for the DC Comics rank[...]

Out With A Whimper &#8211 Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Out With A Whimper – Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Playbill covered the final performance of the Broadway musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark A show that started with so much fanfare and expectations that there was no way it could possible live up to them Between music written by Bono and The Edge of U2, the direction of Julie Taymor and such a popular character[...]

The New New York Forbidden Planet On Broadway

The New New York Forbidden Planet On Broadway

right round the corner of the old one.Walking in to the new NYC Forbidden Planet flagship store (conveniently approx 3 doors own from the old Forbidden Planet store on Broadway), I was slightly underwhelmed, The shop has a sense of "still unpacking" about it (which in fairness it is) A lack of window display and[...]



Review: Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark – And Turn On The Magic!

So there are reports of mishaps. Preview bugs. Calamity on stage. Broken bits. But what do the fans think? Let's ask Little Bleeder John, an engineer whose been reading Spider-Man for twenty-two years. But never seen it so… sung before. So John? Are you a cynical, world weary fanboy? Seen it all before? Aware of […]