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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Jane Fonda Teams With Gallerist Larry Gagosian for Art Sale That Takes on Big Oil by Kirsten Chuba

“When Jane Fonda calls, you show up,” explained John Legend, tickling the ivories in front of a large crowd of glittery art lovers, environmentalists and celebs. “Wouldn’t you?” Th…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 06:53PM
Friday, April 5, 2024

‘100 Years of MGM Studios and the Golden Age of Hollywood’ Exhibit Opens at Hollywood Heritage Museum by Kirsten Chuba

The preview opening of the new exhibit Meet the Stars: 100 Years of MGM Studios and the Golden Age of Hollywood on Thursday night was a crowded, buzzing affair. Held at the Hollywood Heritag…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 05:28PM
Sunday, September 9, 2018

John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Become Newest EGOTs With Emmy Win by Kirsten Chuba

Sunday’s Creative Arts Emmys saw the crowning of three new EGOT winners, with John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice becoming the latest to win the industry’s biggest fou…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:32PM
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Elisabeth Moss Says Female Directors Not Hired Because of Sexism by Kirsten Chuba

When it comes to the lack of female directors, Elisabeth Moss says the answer is simply sexism. In an interview with Katie Couric for the new National Geographic docuseries “America In…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:00PM
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Disney CEO Bob Iger Was Considering Presidential Run Before Fox Deal by Kirsten Chuba

Speculation has long surrounded Disney CEO Bob Iger and a possible presidential run in 2020, and in a new interview, he says entering the race was on his mind until recently. He told Vogue t…

SOURCE: Variety at 02:04PM
Monday, April 9, 2018

‘Glee’ Alums Lea Michele and Darren Criss Announce Co-Headlining Tour by Kirsten Chuba

It may not be William McKinley High School, but two “Glee” alumni are reuniting on a much bigger stage. Lea Michele and Darren Criss announced Monday that they are re-teaming for…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:17PM
Sunday, March 4, 2018

Disney Debuts First Look at ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ During Oscars (Watch) by Kirsten Chuba

While celebrating the best of film from the past year, the Oscars also gave a sneak peek at the upcoming “Mary Poppins Returns” during a commercial break Sunday night. In the cli…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:54PM
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Geffen Playhouse Announces 2018-2019 Season Schedule by Kirsten Chuba

Geffen Playhouse has locked in a slate of nine productions for its 2018-19 season, programmed by new artistic director Matt Shakman, (“Game of Thrones,” “It’s Always …

SOURCE: Variety at 02:43PM
Friday, February 23, 2018

Common, Pasek and Paul, Diane Warren Reveal Inspiration Behind Oscar-Nominated Songs by Kirsten Chuba

On Thursday night, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Variety teamed up for a panel highlighting some of this year’s Oscar contenders for best original song. Held at the L.A. Film Schoo…

SOURCE: Variety at 02:16AM
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Saoirse Ronan Struggles With Intimacy in ‘On Chesil Beach’ Trailer by Kirsten Chuba

Saoirse Ronan’s next film is here, following the success of awards-season favorite “Lady Bird,” and it takes her far away from early-2000s Sacramento. In the new “On …

SOURCE: Variety at 01:40PM
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Russell Simmons Says He Is ‘Closed for Spiritual Maintenance’ Following Sexual Harassment Allegations by Kirsten Chuba

Russell Simmons is “temporarily closed for spiritual maintenance” following sexual misconduct allegations him that surfaced in the fall. In an Instagram post Tuesday, the cofound…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:26PM
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Pantages Sets L.A. Debuts for ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ by Kirsten Chuba

On Tuesday, the Hollywood Pantages Theatre announced its seven-production lineup for the 2018-19 season, which includes the Los Angeles premiere of the tuner based on Roald Dahl’s R…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:00AM
Monday, January 22, 2018

Bette Midler Film ‘The Rose’ to Be Adapted On Broadway by Kirsten Chuba

The Jackal Group, Michael Gorfaine and Sam Schwartz will produce a Broadway-aimed stage musical adaptation of the Oscar-nominated film “The Rose,” with songs by Grammy-winning co…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:52PM
Friday, January 5, 2018

TV News Roundup: Disney Sets Premiere Date for ‘Zombies’ Original Movie by Kirsten Chuba

In today’s roundup, Disney announces a new original TV movie and exec promotions at The CW and truTV.  DATES Disney Channel will premiere a new original movie “Zombies” on…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:57PM
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

‘Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ Trailer Teases Disney’s ‘Dark Side’ by Kirsten Chuba

Disney released the trailer for “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” on Tuesday, just in time for the holidays. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom, the film stars Keira Knightley, Morga…

SOURCE: Variety at 04:20PM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards