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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Tony Awards: ‘Stereophonic,’ ‘Merrily We Roll Along,’ ‘The Outsiders,’ and ‘Appropriate’ Take Top Prizes by Meredith Woerner

“Stereophonic” and “Merrily We Roll Along,” two shows that examine the tension between art and commerce, triumphed at the 77th Tony Awards on Sunday, capturing prizes for best play a…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:55PM
Monday, March 18, 2024

Ben Platt Announces New Album ‘Honeymind’ and Surprise 18-Show Residency on Broadway by Meredith Woerner

Celebrating the release of his first solo album, “Honeymind,” Tony Award winner Ben Platt just announced a concert residency at Broadway’s Palace Theatre. “Like my foremothers Liza a…

SOURCE: Variety at 02:51PM
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tony Awards: Full List of Winners (Updating Live) by Meredith Woerner

Almost a year after the Tony Award nominations dropped, it’s finally time to announce the winners. Amid rising health concerns Broadway (and theater across the globe) went dark in March of…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:04PM
Sunday, March 28, 2021

Comic-Con Plans In-Person Convention on Thanksgiving Weekend 2021 by Meredith Woerner

San Diego Comic-Con is returning in 2021. Despite recent news that the massive, pop culture convention would be going virtual in July, plans have changed. Comic-Con International has announc…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:01PM
Monday, February 8, 2021

Seth MacFarlane and Variety Partner For A Virtual Valentine’s Day Concert by Meredith Woerner

The Motion Picture & Television Fund and BrightFocus Foundation announced a special Valentine’s virtual concert featuring acclaimed multi-hyphenate and Grammy-nominated vocalist Seth M…

SOURCE: Variety at 05:46PM
Friday, January 1, 2021

How To Watch ‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’ by Meredith Woerner

In August of 2020 a tiny TikTok song dedicated to Remy the Rat (the animated star of the 2007 Pixar film “Ratatoullie”) sparked a musical metamorphosis. Within days theater kid TikTok wa…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:15PM
Monday, May 6, 2019

Met Gala: Billy Porter Explains What Camp Means to Him by Meredith Woerner

The 2019 Met Gala theme Camp: Notes On Fashion has set expectations record high. And with Lady Gaga teasing itty bitty purses and voluminous gowns online, the excitement is understandable. B…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:15PM
Friday, January 4, 2019

Golden Globes 2019 Presenters Include Lady Gaga, Lucy Liu, Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler by Meredith Woerner

Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Antonio Banderas, Emily Blunt, Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler and Lucy Liu are just a few of the big names set to present at the 76th annual Golden Globes Awards te…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:49AM
Sunday, September 9, 2018

Bradley Cooper: Tapping Into Painful Past for ‘A Star Is Born’ Was ‘Very Cathartic’ by Meredith Woerner

Bradley Cooper couldn’t avoid remembering his darker days while making “A Star is Born.” In the Oscar buzzy remake, Cooper co-stars as Jackson Maine, a rocker battling alco…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:19PM
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Rachel Bloom Claps Back To Neil Patrick Harris on Twitter After Tony Diss by Meredith Woerner

Writer, actress and singer Rachel Bloom from “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” has been living her best life at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards. Wearing a t-shirt with the face of Broadway legen…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:55PM
Sunday, March 4, 2018

Watch John Mulaney and Nick Kroll Drag Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein and the Rest of Hollywood by Meredith Woerner

Independent Spirit Awards hosts John Mulaney and Nick Kroll killed the room during their opening monologue at the awards show the day before the Academy Awards, bringing down the house with …

SOURCE: Variety at 01:03PM
Sunday, July 31, 2016

For the love of monsters: An insider tour of Guillermo del Toro's Bleak House before his LACMA show by Meredith Woerner

Guillermo del Toro is anxious. It’s not the blue-faced vampire head baring a mouthful of mangled teeth that’s making the filmmaker nervous. And he’s hardly intimidated by the Franken…

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times at 09:21PM

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