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Monday, February 3, 2020

Hamilton movie coming to theaters featuring original Broadway cast by Christian Holub

Hamilton has legions of fans across the world, but not all of them got to see Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s game-changing musical with the acclaimed original cast. But next year, they will all get …

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 12:26PM
Friday, December 27, 2019

Hello, Dolly! composer Jerry Herman dies at 88 by Christian Holub

Another Broadway legend has died. Jerry Herman, the Tony Award-winning composer behind Hello Dolly! and other popular works, died Thursday at age 88, according to The Associated Press. Born …

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 10:42AM
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Sing Street's musical charm is even more infectious on stage: Review by Christian Holub

There are both challenges and opportunities in bringing Sing Street to the stage. John Carney’s 2016 film about music videos and young love in ‘80s Dublin is much newer than other movies…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 04:48PM
Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Lightning Thief musical is mythic fun that lacks range by Christian Holub

It’s a funny coincidence of fate that The Lightning Thief musical is currently playing on Broadway (at the Longacre Theatre for a limited 16-week engagement) across the street from where H…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 01:53PM
Friday, September 6, 2019

Take a look at the Hercules musical — even without winning a lottery ticket by Christian Holub

Who put the “glad” in “gladiator”? For the past few weeks, the answer to that question has been New York City’s Public Theater, which is currently finishing up a limited run of a n…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 06:04PM
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Nicole Kidman pays visit to Moulin Rouge! on Broadway by Christian Holub

Stars collided on Friday night when Nicole Kidman, star of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 musical film Moulin Rouge!, attended the Broadway production inspired by the musical. In the film, Kidman por…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 12:13PM
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Broadway giant Harold 'Hal' Prince dies at 91 by Christian Holub

Harold “Hal” Prince, a titan of Broadway who produced and/or directed many of the century’s most popular musicals, died Wednesday at age 91 in Reykjavik, Iceland. “He is missed and l…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 01:47PM
Monday, July 1, 2019

Neil Diamond bio-musical is in the works for Broadway by Christian Holub

If there’s one thing modern Broadway can’t get enough of, it’s biographical jukebox musicals about iconic pop stars. The Cher Show may be closing this August, but a new musical about t…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 11:46AM
Monday, June 24, 2019

Marvel unveils one-act plays featuring Ms. Marvel, Thor, other heroes by Christian Holub

Superheroes are everywhere these days: Movies, TV shows, comic books. Theater, though, is one artistic field where superheroes haven’t been as prevalent…until now, apparently. On Monday,…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 01:35PM
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Frozen, Aladdin stars set for cast of new Hercules stage musical by Christian Holub

Hercules is about to go the distance — from zero to (stage) hero. On Thursday, the Public Theater announced who will be playing the lead roles the upcoming Off Broadway musical adaptation …

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 03:13PM
Monday, June 17, 2019

See Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler in first look at Steven Spielberg's West Side Story remake by Christian Holub

It’s getting closer. For months now, film fans have eagerly sought news about the upcoming adaptation of West Side Story directed by Steven Spielberg. Having survived the aftermath of the …

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 09:11AM
Monday, June 10, 2019

Watch all the performances from the 2019 Tony Awards by Christian Holub

The 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday featured, as ever, a delightful group of musical performances. There were revivals of both Oklahoma!, one of the first musicals to fully integrate its songs in…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 09:44AM
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Barry Manilow is returning to Broadway by Christian Holub

Barry Manilow is coming back to Broadway. The Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning musician announced on Tuesday that he would take the stage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre from July 26-Aug. 1…

SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly at 11:57AM

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