All stories by Chuck Barney on BroadwayStars

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Bay Area Emmy spotlight: Zendaya earns acclaim for ‘Euphoria’ by Chuck Barney

Oakland native faces off against vets like Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Colman and Laura Linney

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 06:34PM
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

‘World of Dance’: Watch San Jose pair dazzle JLo and other judges by Chuck Barney

Bay Area standouts advance to semifinals on NBC competition

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 05:11PM
Thursday, July 9, 2020

New ‘Hamilton’ special to accompany the film on Disney+ by Chuck Barney

Robin Roberts hosts a free-flowing discussion with creators, cast members and historians

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 08:46PM
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

‘Hamilton’: So how many fans were flocking to Disney’s streaming service? by Chuck Barney

Disney+ platform experienced a huge bump over the holiday weekend

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 06:19PM
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Countdown to ‘Hamilton’: All you need to know about the Disney+ film by Chuck Barney

Groundbreaking musical will be available to stream in July

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 08:27PM
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

‘Hamilton’ movie now coming to Disney+ this summer by Chuck Barney

Your living room can be the room where it happens as hit musical becomes available to stream

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 11:21AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020

TV tonight: ‘One World: Together at Home,’ a star-studded event to battle COVID-19 by Chuck Barney

Lady Gaga curates a special hosted by late-night stars Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 11:56AM
Friday, April 17, 2020

Coronavirus: Napa Valley Film Festival postponed by Chuck Barney

10th annual event was scheduled for November

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 12:33PM

‘Disney Family Singalong’: Which number was your favorite? by Chuck Barney

Offbeat special brought some joy and levity amid the coronavirus lockdown

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 01:26AM
Thursday, April 16, 2020

TV tonight: ‘Disney Family Singalong’ might cheer you up by Chuck Barney

Here's the lineup of celebrities and songs for the ABC special

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 12:38PM
Thursday, April 9, 2020

Comic relief? ‘Saturday Night Live’ returns with remote episode by Chuck Barney

NBC sketch show will go without a host for its makeshift production

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 03:45PM
Sunday, April 5, 2020

TV this week: ‘AMC Presents: Our Country’ has stars performing at home by Chuck Barney

Also, 'Modern Family' and 'Schitt's Creek' air their series finales

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 10:00AM
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Bored at home? Audition for ‘America’s Got Talent’ by Chuck Barney

Reality competition accepting online submissions during the coronavirus outbreak

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 04:28PM
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break out in song, dance to brighten their day by Chuck Barney

The Bay Area lockdown has neighbors socializing -- at a distance -- via dance parties and porch song fests from Berkeley to San Jose.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 12:16PM
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Coronavirus: Celebrities are working from home — just like us by Chuck Barney

TV stars, musicians adapt to providing entertainment from their living rooms

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 08:56PM
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

‘American Idol’: So who made it to Hawaii? by Chuck Barney

Bay Area's Demi Rae, Grace Leer and Francisco Martin vie for Top 40 status

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 11:24AM
Monday, March 23, 2020

‘American Idol’: Bay Area singers do Hollywood Week duets by Chuck Barney

Grace Leer, Demi Rae and Francisco Martin look to move on in competition

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 01:13AM
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Where’s Keanu Reeves? Bay Area fans seek ‘Matrix 4’ film locales by Chuck Barney

Social media is all abuzz with star sightings in San Francisco and elsewhere

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 05:12PM
Monday, February 17, 2020

‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’: And the winner is … by Chuck Barney

Ten acts were still alive coming into Monday's star-studded season finale

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 10:02PM
Sunday, February 16, 2020

TV tonight: ‘Outlander’ renews the sexual chemistry by Chuck Barney

Also, 'American Idol' returns and the NBA All-Star Game hoops it up

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 06:00AM
Friday, February 14, 2020

‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’: San Anselmo’s Jane Levy shines in musical series by Chuck Barney

Bay Area native discovers a love for song and dance in new NBC show

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 05:03PM
Thursday, February 13, 2020

San Jose’s Jeannie Mai slams jokes about coronavirus and Asians by Chuck Barney

'There are actually people dying from this,' Mai said on 'The Real'

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 02:40PM

‘The Masked Singer’ live tour coming to in San Jose by Chuck Barney

'The Masked Singer' spawns a road show, will hit 45 cities across the U.S.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 01:35PM
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Oakland’s MLK Oratorical fest celebrated at HBO premiere by Chuck Barney

Mayor Libby Schaaf, Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali honor the city's talented youth

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 10:52AM
Monday, February 3, 2020

‘Hamilton’ coming to the big screen — with original Broadway cast by Chuck Barney

Disney wins rights to distribute Lin-Manuel Miranda's wildly popular musical

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 02:16PM
Monday, January 20, 2020

WATCH: Trailer for HBO film on Oakland’s MLK Oratorical Fest by Chuck Barney

Moving images of children speaking out about issues they care about

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 08:48PM
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

New HBO film celebrates Oakland’s MLK Oratorical Fest by Chuck Barney

Mahershala Ali executive produces documentary about long-running Oakland event

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 03:25PM
Sunday, December 22, 2019

‘Beach Blanket Babylon’: A San Francisco treasure nears the end by Chuck Barney

Legendary cheeky musical revue "Beach Blanket Babylon" tearfully prepares to close on New Year's Eve after 45 years as a San Francisco institution.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 09:00AM
Monday, December 16, 2019

Bah humbug! Who are the top screen Scrooges of all-time? by Chuck Barney

Guy Pearce takes on the iconic role in FX's new take on 'A Christmas Carol'

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 12:36PM
Monday, December 9, 2019

Bay Area Legoland holding contest to find ‘Master Model Builder’ by Chuck Barney

Legoland facility in Milpitas will judge candidates for a Master Model Builder at a two-day Brick Factor competition.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 03:06PM
Monday, September 23, 2019

‘Dancing with the Stars’ announces longest live tour ever by Chuck Barney

Just one Bay Area stop is on the new tour schedule

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 03:16PM

All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue