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Sunday, May 2, 2021

Netflix Feature Adaptation Of Broadway’s ’13: The Musical’ Finds Its Stars by Anthony D'Alessandro

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has locked down the cast to its upcoming feature adaptation of Broadway’s 13: The Musical. The musical, which ran from October 2008 to January 2009 at the Bernard B. Jac…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Apple Picks Up eOne Feature Musical ‘Come From Away’ by Anthony D'Alessandro

The upcoming filmed production of Tony-winning Broadway musical Come From Away is headed to Apple Original Films. eOne, Hasbro’s entertainment studio, is producing and financing the live …

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Broadway Won’t Reopen For Some Time — But What About New York City Movie Theaters? by Anthony D'Alessandro

Broadway theaters aren’t expected to reopen in New York City for quite a long time, Deadline sources saying not before 2021. And according to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent reopenin…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Paramount Sets Tony-Winning Director Rachel Chavkin For Remake Of Spanish Thriller ‘Shrew’s Nest’ by Anthony D'Alessandro

EXCLUSIVE: After winning last year’s Tony for Best Direction of a Musical for Hadestown, Rachel Chavkin is making her feature film directorial debut on Paramount’s psychological thriller…

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

Universal Sends Theaters Updated Version Of ‘Cats’ With “Improved Visual Effects” After Debut by Anthony D'Alessandro

If you watched Cats on opening night, you may have seen a different version than others who saw it later in the weekend as sources tell Deadline that Universal Pictures sent out a memo to …

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Sarah Silverman Musical Based On Stand Up’s Memoir ‘The Bedwetter’ To Open Within Year – Tribeca by Anthony D'Alessandro

At a Tribeca Talks tonight with fellow stand-up comedian and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia, Sarah Silverman mentioned that the musical based on her 2010 memoir The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage,…

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Friday, June 28, 2013

An L.A. Cult Comedian's Insane Onstage Meta-Sitcom by Anthony D'Alessandro

Two weekends ago, a re-run of cult L.A. comedian Brendon Small's bildungsroman Adult Swim cartoon Home Movies appeared, a reminder for his absurdist, neurotic stylings. But what was Brendon …

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Why Emily Maya Mills Could Be the Next Carol Burnett by Anthony D'Alessandro

"By any chance, are there a couple of boxes out there on stage?" Such was comedienne Emily Maya Mills's query to a fellow performer in the dressing room at the Upright Citizens Brigade The…

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