Musical Theatre

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS in Washington, D.C. - What Did the Critics Think?

<b>Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban</b> …

Tina Fey

Ben Platt Takes His Final Bow in DEAR EVAN HANSEN

Ben Platt has been the star of the 2017 season, pouring his heart and tears out every night as troubled yet well-intentioned teenager Evan. Tonight …

Award Shows

'The Band's Visit' Is Worth $1 Million On Broadway, Fighting Off Corporate Challengers

In Broadway’s increasingly David-vs-Goliath atmosphere, David scored a win this week.<p><i>The Band’s Visit</i>, an intimate, slow-burning musical, grossed over $1 million for the first time, bolstered by great reviews and strong word of mouth. The story follows a charming Egyptian band as they take the …

Award Shows

Seth Meyers nears deal to host 2018 Golden Globe Awards

• <b>"Late Night" host Seth Meyers is nearing a deal to host the Golden Globe Awards, Variety reports.</b>• <b><br>Jimmy Fallon hosted the show last year.</b>• <b><br>The Golden Globe Awards premieres on NBC on January 7, 2018.</b><p>Seth Meyers is closing in on a deal to host NBC’s Golden Globe Awards telecast on Jan. 7.<p>The frontman …

Awards

Tony Nominee Earle Hyman, Known for TV’s The Cosby Show, Dies at 91

His interpretations of classic roles broke down racial barriers for black actors in a career that spanned seven decades.<p>Tony Award-nominated actor …

Entertainment

Broadway’s School of Rock Welcomes Hello, Dolly!'s Analisa Leaming November 20

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical continues at the Winter Garden Theatre.<p>Andrew Lloyd Webber’s <i>School of Rock</i> welcomes Analisa Leaming to the Winter …

Entertainment

Triple Dog-Dare You! Watch Teaser for A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!

The most beloved Christmas movie of all-time, becomes the season's biggest television event. Don't miss A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE, DEC 17 (7:00-10:00 PM …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

‘Mean Girls’ fans: Tina Fey’s musical is a singing, dancing revenge party, and it’s funny

You’d like to know if Tina Fey can write a musical. The oh-so-not-surprising answer is, yes: the scary-talented Fey can most certainly write a musical, and a funny one at that. Based on her 2004 film comedy of the same title, “Mean Girls” the musical is a jolt of super-energized adolescent …

Celebrity News

Florida Culture for the Week of November 18, 2017 By Josh Garrick

<b>Florida Culture for the Week of November 18, 2017 By Josh Garrick</b><p><b>Classics: BEETHOVEN & MOZART & the Orlando Philharmonic</b><br>TODAY – Nov 18 at 8 pm <br>If you …

Orchestras

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1 of 34<p>HILLARY CLINTON<p>Platt shared the news of Clinton's visit on Twitter, where he called the former secretary of state "our real president" and …

Dear Evan Hansen

The Fascinating History Behind Cartier’s Famous Feline Design

We seek out the secrets of La Panthère, Cartier’s most celebrated cat.<p>Cartier’s director of jewelry, Jeanne Toussaint, was nicknamed “La Panthère”—an …

For Men

Listen to The Greatest Showman's Zac Efron and Zendaya Sing Pasek and Paul’s ’Rewrite the Stars’

The upcoming movie musical, starring Hugh Jackman, premieres December 20.<p>Listen to Zac Efron and Zendaya sing Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s “Rewrite …

Award Shows

On This Day, November 17- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Brings Murder and Mayhem to Broadway

On this day we remember the Tony Award winning production of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER.<p>Gentleman's Guide tells the uproarious story of …

Tony Awards

Oscar Race Is the Year of the Character Actress

Ask Melissa Leo about the challenges of being a “character actor” and she’ll respond with a hearty laugh.<p>“Because I get hired at the last minute my …

Saoirse Ronan

149,280 More Tickets Released For Tony Award-Winning COME FROM AWAY On Monday

Due to overwhelming demand, 15 more weeks of performances - 149,280 tickets, to be exact - to the highly anticipated return engagement of Come From …

Tony Awards

The Lion King reminds us that musical theatre is racial | gal-dem

17th November 2017<p>The 2019 movie remake of <i>The Lion King</i> has been confirmed, making way for another majority-black cast in the realm of musicals.<p>But …

The Theatre

Baseline: All of the famous guests expected at Serena's wedding

The 36-year-old is expected to wed Alexis Ohanian on Thursday in New Orleans. (Getty)<p>Despite efforts to keep the wedding private, news has leaked …

Tennis

Look Back at the Original Production of Sunset Boulevard on Broadway

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical opened November 17, 1994 at the Minskoff Theatre.<p><i>Sunset Boulevard,</i> directed by Trevor Nunn with music by Andrew Lloyd …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Cast of ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse!

It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning …

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Look Back at Playbill’s Broadway on the Danube River With Michael Feinstein

Though the cruise on the opulent Crystal Mozart has come to a close, see the best moments with Seth Rudetsky, Laura Osnes, Brandon Uranowitz, Rachel …

Award Shows

Advice from vocal teacher Rosie Williamson

<i>Rosie Williamson teaches at Arts Educational Schools London, the Sing Space and in her private vocal practice. She tells John Byrne about the best</i> …

The Theatre

The best family Christmas activities for 2017

From festive West End musical treats, to in-store Santas and sensory storytelling, discover the best Christmas activities to enjoy as a family<p>Christmas is a time when everyone is encouraged to bring a tree indoors, goggle at lavish department-store window displays and obsessively rewatch favourite …

Christmas

Breaking: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Close Up Shop; National Tour Will Launch in Fall 2018

There are nine remaining weeks to see the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The final performance will be on Sunday, …

Entertainment

Darren Aronofsky ‘Loves a Broadway Musical’

Darren Aronofsky, an aficionado of scarves and existential terror, also loves himself a good show tune. That’s according to Hugh Jackman, who …

Entertainment

Woman rescued under difficult conditions

The smell of cannabis wafted around a suburban street, a witness says, as police raided a house and chopped up plants.<p>From kapa haka to cabaret and …

New Zealand News

Tony-Winning Broadway Musical Come From Away Heading to the Silver Screen

The show’s Tony-winning writers, Irene Sankoff and David Hein, will write the screenplay for The Mark Gordon Company.<p><i>Come From Away</i>, the Tony …

Award Shows

Tony Nominee Matthew Beard & More to Join Jeremy Irons & Lesley Manville in Long Day's Journey into Night

Tony nominee Matthew Beard (<i>Skylight</i>) and stage alum Rory Keenan (<i>War and Peace</i>) will join the upcoming London, New York and Los Angeles mountings of …

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The ‘Unimportance’ of the Broadway Musical “The Band’s Visit” Is Downright Inspiring

Among its many innovations, the new musical <i>The Band’s Visit</i>, which has arrived at Broadway’s Ethel<b></b> Barrymore Theatre after its acclaimed Off-Broadway …

New York City

From Grammys to Bono: 3 Wild Stories from Notorious Gate Crasher Craig Schmell’s New Book

Driving in President Reagan’s motorcade and talking with Bono about Irish football — these are some of the crazy things that Craig Schmell got to …

Bette Midler

Tony Winner Nathan Lane Will Appear on The Blacklist’s 100th Episode

The acclaimed actor, set to return to Broadway in the revival of Angels in America, guest stars on the TV show’s upcoming milestone broadcast.<p>Come …

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