Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Behind the Curtain of Act One! Chart Theater Legend Moss Hart’s Extraordinary Journey to Broadway by Gemma Wilson

Get ready for a little Broadway on Broadway! Act One is based on the autobiography of famed playwright, director and storyteller Moss Hart, which chronicles his astonishing rise from poverty…

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Nice Work! Matthew Broderick Reunites with Kelli O’Hara Backstage at The Bridges of Madison County by Lindsay Champion

A very special visitor traveled “A Million Miles” to see The Bridges of Madison County on April 15: Tony winner Matthew Broderick! The Tony winner played a wealthy playboy opposi…

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Photos! Stars Align on Opening Night of The Library, Starring Chloe Grace Moretz by

Step inside the star-studded opening night of Scott Z. Burns’ new thriller The Library, directed by Steven Soderbergh. Join stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Lili Taylor, Jennifer Westfeldt an…

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Fashion and Broadway Collide! Calvin Klein & Anna Wintour Meet the Cast of Mothers and Sons by Lindsay Champion

Tyne Daly and the cast of Broadway’s Mothers and Sons had two very fashionable special guests on April 15—Vogue editor Anna Wintour and fashion designer Calvin Klein! The duo too…

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Odds & Ends: Clint Eastwood's Dirty Boys, Frozen Reigns Supreme & See Aladdin's World by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys Talk Dirty Those naughty Jersey Boys! Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood's big sc…

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Martin Quinn on Why the West End Vampire Thriller Let the Right One In Is Like a Backwards Peter Pan by Matt Wolf

Stage debuts don’t come much more striking than that of 19-year-old Scotsman Martin Quinn, who plays the put-upon Oskar in Let the Right One In. Helmed by Tony winner John Tiffany…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme TV Series Picked Up by Ryan McPhee

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s freestyle raps are making their way to TV airwaves! According to Variety, Pivot, a start-up cable network, will launch Freestyle Love Supreme, a 10-episode half-ho…

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Don’t Stop Them Now! Queen's Brian May Plans We Will Rock You Sequel by Ryan McPhee

They’ll keep on fighting ‘til the end…and then some! Queen band member Brian May has revealed on his blog that a two-week workshop of a We Will Rock You sequel has recentl…

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Stage and Screen Star Valerie Harper Reveals She Is Now 'Cancer Free' After Terminal Diagnosis by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Tony Nominee Valerie Harper, who had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and given three months left to live in March 2013, has revealed that she is now “absolutely cancer-free!&…

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Watch Tony Winners Cyndi Lauper and Billy Porter Share a Kinky Love Fest by Ryan McPhee

Kinky Boots recently celebrated its one year anniversary on Broadway and composer Cyndi Lauper and star Billy Porter, who both won Tonys for their work on the production, stopped by Tod…

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Enter Neil Patrick Harris' Pink Lair, Where He Embraces Hedwig's Glitter by Ryan McPhee

Put on some make-up and turn up the tape deck, because Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall, Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell are bringing Hedwig and the Angry Inch to daytime television! T…

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Judith Light and Christopher Sieber to Announce 2014 Drama League Nominations by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Two-time Tony and Emmy winner Judith Light and Tony nominee Christopher Sieber will announce the 2014 Drama League Awards Nominations on April 23 at Sardi’s. These will include the cat…

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Billie Is Here to Stay! Lady Day, Starring Audra McDonald, Extends on Broadway by Lindsay Champion

Good news, Audra McDonald fans: The five-time Tony winner will be channeling Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill all summer long! The new production has extended it…

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Exclusive Photos! The Very Stars of Heathers Ditch School to Record a Cast Album by

Step into the recording studio with the cast of Heathers: The Musical! Check out exclusive photos of Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan and the stars of the hit musical recording their cast…

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New Musical Atomic, Led by Euan Morton, Jeremy Kushnier & Sara Gettelfinger, Will Play Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Ethics, scientific progress, and true love: all set to song! Tony nominee Euan Morton, Jeremy Kushnier and Sara Gettelfinger will star in the U.S. premiere of the musical Atomic at the Acorn…

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Enter Neil Patrick Harris's Pink Lair Where He Embraces Hedwig's Glitter by Ryan McPhee

Put on some make-up and turn up the tape deck, because Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall, Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell are bringing Hedwig and the Angry Inch to daytime television! T…

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Happy Opening to Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco & Chris O’Dowd! by Ryan McPhee

The Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men opens on April 16 at the Longacre Theatre. Helmed by Anna D. Shapiro, the stage adaptation of the classic John Steinbeck novella stars James Franco, C…

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Video Footage of Act One, Starring Santino Fontana, Tony Shalhoub and Andrea Martin by

A first look at Act One, the James Lapine play chronicling the life of Moss Hart and starring Santino Fontana, Tony Shalhoub and Andrea Martin.

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A Trio of Heathers Stars on Getting in Touch with Their Inner Bitch by

Elle McLemore, Jessica Keenan Wynn and Alice Lee of Heathers The Musical on bringing this '80s cult classic to life on stage.

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Elaine Stritch Almost Played WHAT in John Turturro’s Hustler Movie Fading Gigolo?! by Beth Stevens

Writer/director John Turturro’s movie Fading Gigolo, which will receive a limited release on April 18, is about a New York florist (played by Turturro), who makes extra cash servicing …

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Barrett Foa Will Step Into Babs' Basement in Buyer & Cellar Off-Broadway! by Ryan McPhee

There’s some employee shifting happening at Babs’ underground mall! Broadway vet Barrett Foa will begin performances in the off-Broadway hit Buyer & Cellar on May 27, taking …

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Film a Bootleg, Get an Ear Flick: The Official Guide to Broadway Etiquette By Ramin Karimloo & the Cast of Les Miz by Lindsay Champion

It’s been five years since a flash photo made Patti LuPone famously stop a performance of Gypsy ("Stop taking pictures RIGHT NOW!"), but sadly, the photo-taking, th…

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Watch James Monroe Iglehart and the Cast of Aladdin Make Way for Prince Ali! by Ryan McPhee

Here he comes! Ring bells! Bang the drums! Hot off the heels of performing live on the New Amsterdam stage for Good Morning America, the cast of Aladdin delivered a special live performance …

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Christopher J. Hanke on Sending Up American Treasure Barbra Streisand in Buyer & Cellar by

Buyer & Cellar star Christopher J. Hanke on paying tribute to Barbra Streisand in the solo show.

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Odds & Ends: Kathie Lee Gifford Heads Into The Woods, How to 'Let It Go' on a Frozen Dance Floor & More! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Kathie Lee Gifford is Heading Into The Woods We’ll drink to this! Today Show co-host and wine connoisseur (!) Kathi…

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Greed: A Musical for Our Times to Close Off-Broadway by

Greed: A Musical for Our Times is to close off-Broadway. The production will end its open-ended premiere engagement after the evening performance on April 19 at New World Stages. Writte…

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Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda with Lesli Margherita, Episode 14: Q and AAAAA (Part One!) by

Lesli Margherita of Matilda makes up a few new songs, scolds a few viewers and answers fan questions on the latest episode of Looks Not Books.

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Hugh Jackman (Sorta) Sings ‘Let It Go’ in Frozen Alternate Ending! by Ryan McPhee

What would happen if Elsa’s parents had dealt with her icy powers a bit more rationally? Take a look at this cute video to see how some people think the Disney mega-hit Frozen should h…

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Exclusive! Watch Kelli O'Hara Sing the Stunning 'Almost Real' from The Bridges of Madison County by

Kelli O'Hara sings a song by Jason Robert Brown from the just-released original cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County. Get the album now!

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Love, Peace & Soul: TV Variety Show Soul Train Aims For Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The “hippest trip in America” could become the hippest trip on the Great White Way! Broadway producer Matthew Weaver (Rock of Ages) has acquired the stage rights to Soul Train, t…

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Exclusive Video! See Michael Shannon as a Heroin Junkie in Eric Bogosian’s 'Godhead' by Beth Stevens

To celebrate the publication of Eric Bogosian’s 100 Monologues, a slew of actors are performing excerpts on camera. The ever-growing roster includes Sam Rockwell, Jennifer Tilly, Tate …

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