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Friday, April 26, 2019

‘Beetlejuice’ Musical Team Hopes to Attract New Audiences to Broadway by Marcmalkin

In the new Broadway adaptation of Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic film “Beetlejuice,” teenager Lydia takes center-stage alongside the titular gut-busting demon (Alex Brightman) to refle…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Why John Lithgow Worried About Starring in Broadway’s ‘Hillary and Clinton’ by Marcmalkin

When Lucas Hnath first conceived of “Hillary and Clinton” in 2008, he was writing for and about a very different America. Now, a total reimagining of the show has made its way to Broadwa…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Why David Harbour Just Compared ‘Hellboy’ to ‘Hamlet’ by Marcmalkin

David Harbour understands if movie-goers don’t realize he’s the star of the new “Hellboy.” “I was kind of stunned. It’s quite a transformation. I didn’t even recognize myself,…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Michelle Williams on Becoming Gwen Verdon: “I Had to Start Meditating” by Marcmalkin

Michelle Williams is dancing her way into another hit leading role with FX’s “Fosse/Verdon.” At the New York premiere on Monday night, the actress told Variety it took more than dance…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

‘Rocketman’: Paramount Previews Footage of Elton John Biopic by Marcmalkin

“Rocketman” is ready for lift off. Paramount Pictures threw a cocktail party Monday night to preview 15 minutes of the upcoming Elton John biopic, set for release on May 31, at the Troub…

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

‘Spring Awakening’ Creative Duo Has Six More Musicals in Development by Marcmalkin

At the Off-Broadway premiere of “Alice by Heart,” a new musical from “Spring Awakening” creators Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik and inspired by “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,…

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Steven Spielberg Takes Veiled Shot at Streamers, Urges Filmmakers to Make Movies for Theaters by Marcmalkin

Steven Spielberg is continuing his quest to push filmmakers to make movies for theaters and not just for television. “I hope all of us really continue to believe that the greatest contribu…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

John Legend, Cheryl “Salt” James, More Bring Black Roller Skating Culture to the Spotlight by Marcmalkin

Roller skating isn’t just a hobby. In black communities across the country, it’s a culture. It’s a way of life. At the premiere for documentary “United Skates” in Los Angel…

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Diane Warren Wants to Write a Song for Lady Gaga and Celine Dion by Marcmalkin

Social media exploded last week when Celine Dion showed up at Lady Gaga’s new Enigma show in Las Vegas. Not only was the “My Heart Will Go On” songstress in the audience, b…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’s’ Starry Opening: Oprah, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and More by Marcmalkin

The Shubert Theatre in New York City last was filled on Thursday night with Oscar winners, media titans and, of course, Broadway legends who came out for the opening of “To Kill a Mockingb…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Hillary Clinton Attends Opening of Broadway’s ‘Network’ by Marcmalkin

A 1976 film might not be expected to translate seamlessly to Broadway in 2018, but for the cast and creative team behind “Network,” which premiered Thursday night with Hillary Clinton in…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Watch Cher’s Surprise Performance at the Opening of Broadway’s ‘Cher’ Musical by Marcmalkin

Kanye West may have caused some unwanted drama at the opening of Broadway’s “The Cher Show” on Monday in New York, but thankfully his alleged bad behavior didn’t come…

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Lady Gaga Fights Back Tears While Honoring Bradley Cooper at American Cinematheque Gala by Marcmalkin

Bradley Cooper’s friends and colleagues gathered at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday night to salute his career as he was presented with the American Cinematheque’s 2018 Sid Grauma…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

‘Younger’ Star Sutton Foster Recalls One of Her Early ‘Terrible’ Auditions by Marcmalkin

The road to success for Sutton Foster was not always an easy journey, but it was a trip she looks back on with laughter. “Auditions are terrible. They really are,” the “Younger” star…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

‘Frozen 2’ Already Has Four New Songs; Elsa and Anna Will ‘Go Far Out of Arendelle’ by Marcmalkin

The “Frozen” sequel may already have its “Let It Go.” “We have a new song that I think is an evolution,” Jennifer Lee, co-director of the first and second films, told Variety on …

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Lady Gaga, Sean Penn to Honor Bradley Cooper at American Cinematheque by Marcmalkin

Bradley Cooper is about to get showered in a lot of love. The four-time Oscar nominee will receive the American Cinematheque Award later this month in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Cinematheque…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

‘Torch Song’ Legacy Celebrated at Play’s Revival Opening Night by Marcmalkin

Thursday night’s performance of “Torch Song” at the Hayes Theater was both a premiere and a homecoming. Harvey Fierstein’s “Torch Song Trilogy” first arrived on Broadway on the s…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Inside Elle’s Women of Hollywood With Lady Gaga, Anita Hill and Mia Farrow by Marcmalkin

Just a few days after Natalie Portman delivered a rousing speech about women’s rights at Variety’s Power of Women event, the rallying cry of #MeToo and Times Up continued to roar on Mond…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

VMAs 2018: Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande Party Downtown After the Show by Marcmalkin

The celebrating didn’t stop when the credits rolled at the end of the MTV Video Music Awards. Jennifer Lopez headed downtown to the Lower East Side’s Beauty & Essex to toast her …

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