musicals



Wanna Know Lin-Manuel Miranda's 5 Favorite Musicals?

Just this week, Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed a list of his five favorite musicals, as well as some pretty great stories as to why.[caption id="attachment_939338" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lin-Manuel MirandaPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]In an interview with The New York Times, in no particular order, the "In The Heights" and "Hamilton" creator spoke about what musicals mean[...]

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[...]

'Howard' Review: A Touching Reminder of a Beautiful Voice Silenced Too Soon [Tribeca 2018]

Director/screenwriter Don Hahn (producer, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast) reminds us of the beautifully creative life and times of famed lyricist Howard Ashman in his touching and informative documentary Howard, which had its premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival; and Bleeding Cool had the opportunity to screen during the festival's run. Over the […]

Singer Sara Bareilles Converts to NBC's Live 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

NBC's  Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! continues to gather "disciples" ahead of its Easter 2018 broadcast, adding platinum-selling singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene to a line-up that currently includes singer John Legend as Jesus and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. "We're overjoyed to have Sara Bareilles play Mary Magdalene and I can guarantee […]

The Umbrella Academy: Netflix Finalizes the Hargreeves Family

The holidays are usually known as a time for families to come together, so it seems like a pretty good time for Netflix to announce the remaining members of The Hargreeves Family for their series adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba's The Umbrella Academy. Tom Hopper (I Feel Pretty), Emmy Raver-Lampman (Hamilton),  David Castañeda (Jane the […]

'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. […]