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A scene from Coriolanus with Tom Hiddleston (Image: National Theatre).
The cameras get close to the actors and action happening, which only serves to make the whole thing feel more intimate – similar to the feeling of a live performance. A scene from Coriolanus with Tom Hiddleston (Image: National Theatre). By casting Hiddleston, a lead actor whose most popular recent work is in films, they have brought[...]
But she is then is going to live stream working on the pieces through Twitch tonight and may be auctioning the pieces live as well Half of the proceeds going to the buyer's local comic shop Some of them may also be oil paintings, so each could take multiple nights to work on and stream. She[...]
Fox just discovered another of the challenges in producing live versions of famous musicals One of the stars of this evening's broadcast of Rent Live, Brennin Hunt, seriously injured his ankle during a dress rehearsal on Saturday. Unfortunately, Hunt isn't a minor role, as he's been slated to play Roger Davis (whose character was played in the[...]
Saturday Night Live: 8 Halloween Sketches (Because Christmas Sketches Would Be Silly)
What better place to start than with NBC's long-running sketch comedy/music series Saturday Night Live, which has had its fair share of Halloween-themed sketches throughout its 163 year run (Lorne Michaels looks great for his age Apparently Paul Simon music make you immortal Who knew?) NBC/Broadway Video So after running a number of nominees past our very[...]
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!: A Night of Heavenly Highlights
Giving amazing credit where amazing credit is due, NBC's live broadcast production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar was an evening filled with some truly amazing musical moments – too many to narrow down to just one or two So instead, we're giving you a "one-stop-shopping" post for all of our[...]
Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!
With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! only mere hours away from its small screen bow, NBC has released a new video of Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer-songwriter Erik Grönwall (Simon Zealotes) joining 400 Choir! Choir! Choir! singers for a truly captivating rendition of 'Simon Zealotes': Grönwall joins a Jesus Christ Superstar[...]
Preview John Legend's 'Gethsemane,' Sara Bareilles' 'Everything's Alright' from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!
With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! raising the curtain before a live viewing audience tonight, NBC has released two lyric video teasers (is that a first?) for the production In the first, John Legend (Jesus Christ) performs a soulful rendition of "Gethsemane;" and in the second, Sara Bareilles' (Mary Magdalene) version of[...]
Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon Previews NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!
With NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! set to bow before a live viewing audience this Easter Sunday, the network's released a small tease of what viewers can expect Sunday night in the form of Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon's (Judas) joining 400 singers from Choir! Choir! Choir! for an amazingly uplifting performance. Dixon joins a line-up that[...]
Why You Need to Watch The Chris Gethard Show, the Best "Geek Vibe" Show on TV
Over the past few months, I've been subtly and not-so-subtly telling you just how great truTV's The Chris Gethard Show really is — whether through posts about the show returning for 10 additional episodes or singing its praises during The Weekly Static's recognition of truTV as our 2017 MVP, as well as one of standout show's[...]
Brandon Victor Dixon
With what's apparently a good day for Hamilton alumni casting news, Tony Award winner Brandon Victor Dixon has been cast as Judas in NBC's upcoming live performance broadcast of Jesus Christ Superstar The network also announced several other additions to the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!, including: Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis[...]
john legend
Whether or not it was the Power of Christ that compelled them to do it, NBC is elevating Grammy Award-winning musician John Legend (La La Land, Underground) to "Son of God" status as Jesus Christ in the network's upcoming live musical remake of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar Live[...]
'A Christmas Story Live!': Matthew Broderick To Narrate Fox's Live Musical
Some holiday cheer was dropped on Thursday with Fox announcing that actor Matthew Broderick (Election) has joined the cast of A Christmas Story Live! Set as a live musical staging of the beloved 1983 film A Christmas Story, Broderick will be taking on the role of an older Ralphie, who serves as the narrator of the story[...]
Launching Generation Zero By Fred Van Lente & Francis Portela At #ValiantSummit
We saw the trademark coming… Live from the Valiant Summit in New York for 2016… Fred Van Lente & Francis Portela launching a Generation Zero series in August. A covert secret organisation that manages to stuff up the lifestyle of its black female teen lead…. The live feed seems to have crashed for me on Twitch[...]
Sneak Peeks From Batman Live!
Here's a look at the Batmobile from the upcoming Batman Live! worldwide arena tour And here's his driver… There's an interview with the Batmobile designer here, with the full unveiling And a video confrontation with The Joker and his crew… The show focuses on Robin's quest for justice, following his hero Batman, to the disgust of his[...]
Our Favourite Batman Live! Auditions
I met this friendly pair in Orbital Comics picking up my Fantastic Four #537 earlier today. They'd been to the Batman Live! auditions earlier, auditioning for the touring Batman show kicking off later this year And they'd been there with several hundred other people Here are a few in costume… Oh and a video too! [...]
Open Audition For Batman Live! Cosplay Alert!
The Batman Live! stage show is holding an open audition for its lead roles, those of Batman, Robin, Catwoman, The Joker and Harley Quinn. And those auditions are being held on the morning of Tuesday 25th in the West End of London. I'm so going to have to get down there with a camera. Here is the casting[...]