Friday, January 15, 2021

Dolly Parton statue proposed for Tennessee Capitol building by Jack Hobbs

She’d be there for much longer than 9 to 5. Tennessee state Rep. John Mark Windle proposed Wednesday that a statue of the pioneering country artist and Tennessee native Dolly Parton be ere…

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Peter Mark Richman, actor in ‘Three’s Company,’ dead at 93 by Nadine Deninno

Peter Mark Richman, star of numerous Broadway shows, films and TV shows including "Three’s Company" and "Dynasty," died Thursday of natural causes, Deadline reports. He was 93.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Kennedy Center to honor Garth Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Joan Baez, more by Associated Press

Actress-choreographer Debbie Allen and violin virtuoso Midori also will be honored.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Fauci says when live shows will be back — depending on vaccine rollout by Rob Bailey-Millado

Live music and theater will be back — if the rollout gets rolling.

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

‘Mean Girls’ won’t return to Broadway post-COVID shutdown by Eric Hegedus

Broadway is done trying to make fetch happen.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Broadway star Rebecca Luker dead at 59 after battle with ALS by Johnny Oleksinski

Rebecca Luker, the Tony Award-nominated star of Broadway musicals such as "Show Boat" and "Mary Poppins," died Wednesday at age 59.

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Remembering Broadway’s shining stars who died in 2020 by Michael Riedel

Never in its 125 years has Broadway suffered the way it has in 2020.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

TikTok’s ‘Ratatouille’ musical is brewing as one-night streaming event by Hannah Frishberg

A Broadway production company is turning this TikTok dream into a reality.

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Radio Disney leaving the airwaves in 2021 by Jhobbsnyp

Radio Disney — the station that helped launch the music careers of Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, and Ariana Grande — announced Thursday that it will sign off for the last time in early 202…

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Matthew Morrison channels inner ‘Grinch’ for NBC special by Michael Starr

Matthew Morrison's impressive theatrical resume didn't quite prepare him for his funky wardrobe in "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical!"

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Shut up! Movie theaters are not dead even if Warner Bros. is grim reaper by Johnny Oleksinski

The movie-business-obituary writers are at it again! 

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‘The Prom’ review: Broadway is back on Netflix by Johnny Oleksinski

Making the Broadway musical “The Prom” into a film was a risky move for Ryan Murphy.

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New York City Ballet brings holiday magic home with ‘Nutcracker’ film by Asia Grace

Joy to the twirl! If the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on your holidays, fear not — here’s a beloved Christmastime tradition you can enjoy from the comfort of your couch. A New York City…

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Twitter despised Matthew Morrison’s ‘The Grinch’ musical on NBC by Marisa Dellatto

You’re a mean one, Twitter. During Wednesday night’s “live” performance of “The Grinch” musical on NBC, viewers took to social media to express their displeasure with the show’…

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David Geffen hits pay dirt with $34M empty lot in Beverly Hills by Sebastian Obando

The entertainment billionaire makes bank with barren Billionaire’s Row property.

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Bryan Cranston on how new show ‘Your Honor’ is like ‘life in America’ by Michael Starr

Showtime's new drama "Your Honor" posits: how far will a parent go to protect their child? The answer, for respected New Orleans judge Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), is too far.

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Ann Reinking, Tony winner and star of Broadway’s ‘Chicago,’ dead at 71 by Nadine Deninno

Ann Reinking, a Tony Award-winning actress and star of Broadway's "Chicago," died Saturday night. She was 71.

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Dressing room secrets of Kit Harington, Daniel Kaluuya and more stars by Johnny Oleksinski

Forget the room where it happens. The real action goes down in the room before it happens. https://www.amazon.com/Time-Act-Intimate-Photographic-Backstage/dp/9089898360/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&a…

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

These sexy rappers had hot-girl moves before Megan Thee Stallion by Chuck Arnold

She has a risqué roll, but other female MCs paved the way.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

‘Hair’ star Lynn Kellogg dead at 77, spurs COVID-19 warnings on Twitter by Eric Hegedus

"People calling me, people upset, just all over the place, all over the country," said her husband.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Neil LaBute’s new COVID-19 play has no live actors by Johnny Oleksinski

Denizen Theatre has swapped Zoom for a room.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Lawrence Clayton, Broadway actor and ‘Dreamgirls’ star, dead at 64 by Eric Hegedus

He made his Broadway debut in "Dreamgirls" in 1981.

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Saturday, November 7, 2020

How 9/11 brought Broadway to a standstill — until NYC’s mayor revived it two days later by Michael Riedel

Like the coronavirus pandemic, 9/11 brought Broadway to a standstill — until NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani took incredible steps to save it.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Tony Awards 2020: Aaron Tveit is only nomination for Best Actor in a Musical by Johnny Oleksinski

"One Singular Sensation," the famous song from the musical "A Chorus Line," has never rang so true.

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Tony Award nominations 2020: The complete list by Johnny Oleksinski

See who already won in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical.

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Hugh Jackman’s COVID-delayed ‘The Music Man’ sets new 2022 opening night by Eric Hegedus

It's going to be even longer before Hugh Jackman will make music on Broadway again.

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Broadway to remain closed through summer 2021: report by Rob Bailey-Millado

The Broadway League will reportedly announce Friday yet another extension of the stage shutdown in New York City. It is expected that the organization will suspend performances through May 3…

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Glenn Close will play Roy Cohn in ‘Angels in America’ reading by Johnny Oleksinski

One small step closer to theater audiences actually being in the room with them.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley stepping down by Deadline

Ben Brantley, the influential New York Times theater critic, will leave the job next month.

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