Saturday, April 19, 2014

Lena Hall's Private Photo Stash! The Hedwig Star Shows Us Her Favorite Props, Pals & Uh, Package Backstage by Lindsay Champion

Lena Hall is venturing where few ladies have gone before: She’s playing disgruntled backup singer Yitzhak, a dude who wants more than anything to be a drag queen, in the gender-bending…

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Follow The Cripple of Inishmaan’s Journey From Rural Ireland to Broadway, Starring Daniel Radcliffe by Gemma Wilson

On the surface, Irish playwright Martin McDonagh and British stage and screen star Daniel Radcliffe aren't the most likely pair. After all, McDonagh was the enfant terrible of the Britis…

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Friday, April 18, 2014

John Douglas Thompson on Finding the Real Louis Armstrong in Satchmo at the Waldorf by

Satchmo at the Waldorf's John Douglas Thompson on the man behind the smile in this one-man Louis Armstrong bio-play.

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Maggots Beware! Christopher Sieber (Finally) Steps Into Matilda as Miss Trunchbull by Ryan McPhee

The cast is off, so let the child-hurling begin! Tony nominee Christopher Sieber steps into Matilda as the frightening Miss Trunchbull on April 18. As previously reported, Sieber, who was or…

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Act One's Santino Fontana & Tony Shalhoub Celebrate Moss Hart’s Love Letter to the Theater by Broadway Staff catches up with Santino Fontana, Tony Shalhoub and the stars of James Lapine’s adaptation of Moss Hart’s memoir Act One at the opening night party. …

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Tickets Now Available for Eve Ensler's Los Monologos de la Vagina Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Tickets for Los Monólogos de la Vagina, a Spanish version of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, are now on sale. Directed by Jaime Matarredona, the play will begin performances…

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Fresh Prince: Backstage at Pippin with Kyle Dean Massey, Episode 5: Broadway Archaeologist by

Pippin's Kyle Dean Massey takes us exploring the secret passages of Broadway and a softball game in the latest epiosde of Fresh Prince.

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Tickets Now Available for Atomic, Starring Euan Morton, Jeremy Kushnier & Sara Gettelfinger, Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Tickets for the U.S. premiere of Atomic, a new musical by Danny Ginges, Gregory Bonsignore and Philip Foxman, are now on sale. Starring Euan Morton, Jeremy Kushnier and Sara Gettelfinger and…

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Beautiful's Jarrod Spector and Anika Larsen Answer Your Questions About Hypochondria, Bucket Lists and the Perfect Pizza by

Beautiful's Jarrod Spector and Anika Larsen answer your questions about music icons, what makes the perfect pizza and what's on their bucket list.

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Look at Them Now! Julia Murney & Andrew Lippa Have a Wild Party Reunion at 54 Below by Lindsay Champion

Queenie is back—but this time, she’s brunette! The Wild Party raised the roof at 54 Below on April 17, when composer Andrew Lippa and a cast of Broadway heavy hitters assembled t…

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From Collecting Dolls to Collecting Freaks! Tony Winner Denis O'Hare Joins American Horror Story: Freak Show by Ryan McPhee

Denis O’Hare is no circus act, but he’ll soon be collecting them on American Horror Story: Freak Show! According to Vulture, the AHS favorite and Tony winner will return to the F…

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NPH Doesn’t Want Fries With That, Lesli Margherita Has a Squeaky Stalker & More Lessons of the Week by Lindsay Champion

Before you cut out of work early and head to the beach for some much-needed relaxation time—wait, what? It's still freezing outside? Oh, whoops. Let's try this again. Before yo…

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Pitch Perfect Fave Skylar Astin Jumps on the Bus with Violet Star Sutton Foster by Lindsay Champion

Skylar Astin took a road trip to the Great White Way on April 17—his first stop? Violet, starring two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry and Colin Donnell! The Glee, Pit…

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Photos! See Married Stars Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally Have a Trailer Park Reunion in Annapurna by

Click for photos of Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally in Annapurna, a new darkly funny play by Sharr White. See them in the New Group production at the Acorn Theatre on Theatre Row, opening A…

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Naughty Circus-Cabaret La Soiree to Close Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

La Soiree is leaving town. The internationally acclaimed live circus-cabaret, which is playing at off-Broadway's Union Square Theatre, will shutter May 11. It will have played 10 pr…

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See Newly Released Footage of Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts & the Amazing Cast of HBO's The Normal Heart by Ryan McPhee

Jonathan Groff on a beach has never been so devastating. A new trailer for the HBO movie version of Larry Kramer’s award-winning play The Normal Heart is out, and i…

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The Obamas Meet the Youngers! See the President & First Lady’s Date Night at A Raisin in the Sun by Lindsay Champion

Denzel Washington and the cast of A Raisin in the Sun had two extra special guests in the audience on April 11: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama! The first family arrived…

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Odds & Ends: Idina Menzel & Denzel Washington Get Competitive, Geoffrey Rush Would Do Anything & More! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Idina Menzel, Denzel Washington & More Get Competitive Idina Menzel, Denzel Washington, Bryan Cranston, James Franco …

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Justin Long, Roger Rees, Judy Kuhn & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup by Ryan McPhee

The Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting for their Main Stage productions. Justin Long, Roger Rees, Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin and Nancy Opel are just some of the n…

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See James Franco, Chris O'Dowd and Of Mice and Men's 'Sensitive Sallys' on Opening Night by catches up with the stars of the new staging of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men on opening night.

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Weekend Poll: What Is Your Favorite Sutton Foster Role of All Time? by Lindsay Champion

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster is back on the boards in Violet, her 11th—count ‘em—11th Broadway show! She did the hand jive in Grease, forgot about the boy in Thorough…

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Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's New Musical Bright Star to Receive World Premiere in San Diego by Ryan McPhee

Rise and shine, San Diego! Bright Star, a new musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, will receive its world premiere at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre this fall. According to U-T San …

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Photos! Act One Stars Tony Shalhoub & Santino Fontana Toast Theater Legend Moss Hart on Opening Night by

Step inside the star-studded opening night of Act One on April 17, 2014, starring Tony Shalhoub and Santino Fontana as theater legend Moss Hart. See the new play by James Lapine at Lincoln C…

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Off-Broadway Hit Here Lies Love to Transfer to London's National Theatre by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Public Theater’s acclaimed Here Lies Love is crossing the Pond! According to the Daily Mail, the U.K.’s National Theatre will open its newly named Dorfman Theatre (formerly t…

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Albert J. Repicci’s Honor Bound Starts Preview Performances Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Albert J. Repicci’s Honor Bound begins performances on April 18 at St. Luke’s Theatre. Under the direction of Josh Iacovelli, the new drama stars Boardwalk Empire’s Anthony…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Too Good To Be True! Take a Look at the First Jersey Boys Movie Trailer by Ryan McPhee

After much anticipation, a trailer for Clint Eastwood’s big screen adaptation of Jersey Boys has finally been released! Watch as we get a taste of what the stars look like in their fla…

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See James Franco, Chris O'Dowd and Of Mice and Men's 'Sensitive Sallies' on Opening Night by catches up with the stars of the new staging of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men on opening night.

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Audra McDonald Discusses Channeling Billie Holiday in Lady Day and Always Saying Yes by Ryan McPhee

What a little studio light can do! Tony winner Audra McDonald stopped by NewsNation to discuss with Tamron Hall her latest Broadway role: Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar an…

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Odds & Ends: Fun Home's Cast Reunites for a Cause, Valerie Harper Retracts 'Cancer-Free' Comment & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. The Cast of Fun Home Journeys South for a Cause The cast of recent off-Broadway hit and Pulitzer-Prize finalist Fun Home …

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Tyne Daly Talks Mothers & Sons & Why Live Theater is Like Surfing by Ryan McPhee

Tyne Daly dropped by Today on April 17 to discuss Mothers and Sons with Kathie Lee and Hoda. Don't worry, this visit wasn't a surprise one. During the interview, the Tony a…

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Rocky Star Terence Archie on His Transformation from Alien in Pink Tights to Heavyweight Champion by Lindsay Champion

Age: 38 Hometown: Detroit, MI Current Role: A breakout performance as high-rolling heavyweight champion Apollo Creed in Broadway's Rocky, after originating the role in th…

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