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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Andrew Rannells Is Your New Hedwig by Margaret Lyons

Andrew Rannells will replace Neil Patrick Harris in the leading role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the show's producer tells the Times. Rannells, who was nominated for a Tony for The Book of…

SOURCE: Vulture at 05:26PM
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Watch Sutton Foster and Hilary Duff in Younger by Margaret Lyons

Here's your first look at TV Land's Sutton Foster/Hilary Duff comedy Younger, about a newly single 40-year-old mom (Foster) who decides to disguise herself, with the help of BFF Debi Mazar, …

SOURCE: Vulture at 10:15AM
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Watch a Mad Men Musical Spoof by Margaret Lyons

Mad Men might be done for the season (well, half-season), but it'll never be far from our hearts — and until the real show returns next year, at least we have this musical to tide us over.…

SOURCE: Vulture at 02:10PM
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Yes, Neil Patrick Harris Was Offered Late Show -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

Neil Patrick Harris was on everyone's guess list of who might take over for David Letterman, and now Harris tells Howard Stern that yes, Les Moonves approached him about taking over a late-n…

SOURCE: Vulture at 06:27PM
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Five Musicals NBC Should Consider Staging Next -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

NBC's live production of The Sound of Music was a ratings hit, so of course the network has vowed to do it "again and again." While few other shows enjoy the overwhelming popularity Sound of…

SOURCE: Vulture at 07:11PM
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Neil Patrick Harris Will Host the Tonys Again -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

To the surprise of none but delight of all, Neil Patrick Harris will return to host the Tony Awards for a fourth time this year, the American Theater Wing announced today.

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:34PM
Friday, April 12, 2013

Kristin Chenoweth Cast in CBS Sitcom -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

Kristin Chenoweth has been cast opposite Matthew Broderick in an upcoming CBS multi-camera sitcom about a widower (Broderick) raising a tween son and trying to get back into dating.

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:41PM
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

At Last, Details on the American Psycho Musical -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

Back in 2010, word spread that Duncan Sheik would be writing the music for an American Psycho musical. Now we finally have some info on what exactly those Psycho jams will entail.

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:38PM
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Vulture’s Les Misérables Advent Calendar: Day 25 -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons and Amanda Dobbins

Hello and welcome to Vulture’s very special Les Misérables Advent Calendar, where we have been counting down the 25 days to the most exciting movie-musical event of 2012.

SOURCE: Vulture at 04:36PM
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Tom Hanks All Set to Make His Broadway Debut -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

Tom Hanks has officially signed to make his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, the play Nora Ephron was writing when she died.

SOURCE: Vulture at 02:51PM
Monday, April 9, 2012

Take a Tour of Debra Messing’s Remarkably Terrible Wardrobe on Smash by Margaret Lyons and Laura Reineke

Smash has had an uneven first season. A hugely promising pilot — not to mention a still-promising premise — was followed up with a lot of nothing. Why is Ellis the worst? Why is Leo also…

SOURCE: Vulture at 11:28AM
Thursday, October 27, 2011

Watch South Park Make Every Broadway Show About Blow Jobs -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

Last night's South Park revealed the secret meaning behind every Broadway musical: They're packed with subliminal messages encouraging female audience members to perform oral sex on their ma…

SOURCE: New York Magazine at 04:05PM
Thursday, April 7, 2011

Robert Sean Leonard Doesn’t Want to Be on House Anymore -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

He really misses New Jersey and hanging out with his family, so how might a studio entice the back-on-Broadway actor to stick around?

SOURCE: New York Magazine at 03:49PM