Monday, July 20, 2020

Invisible Diaries: Garden by Miranda Laurence

This article is part of the Dramaturgs’ Network’s Invisible Diaries series. In a moment of freedom from time and gravity. Noticing information entering my body As if there is nothing e…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Showtime Is Developing Series Based on the Life of Lena Horne

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Showtime is currently developing limited series based on the life of stage and screen star Lena Horne. Horne's granddaughter, Jenny Lumet, is set to wr…

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Monday, July 6, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Thomas Kail and Michelle Williams Welcome First Child Together by Beth Stevens

Celebrated actress Michelle Williams and Tony-winning Hamilton director Thomas Kail welcomed their first child together on June 17, according to Us Weekly. The couple, who worked together …

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Michelle Williams, Sam Rockwell & Renée Zellweger Take Home SAG Awards for Playing Theater Legends by Michael Appler

Michelle Williams, Sam Rockwell and Renée Zellweger brought performances to the screen this year that resurrected three of musical theater's greatest stars. Williams and Rockwell playe…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Billy Crudup & James Corden Among Winners at Critics' Choice Awards by Diep Tran

The 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, honoring film and television works, was held on January 12 at the Barker Hanger in Los Angeles, CA. It was hosted by screen actor, and original Rent c…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Michelle Williams, Brian Cox, Elton John & More Broadway Alums Win 2020 Golden Globe Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A slew of stage stars were honored for their work on-screen at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2020 Golden Globe Awards on January 5. Ricky Gervais hosted the event from The Beverl…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Michelle Williams and Tony-Winning Director Thomas Kail Are Engaged and Expecting by

There’s a new Broadway baby on the way! Oscar and Tony nominee Michelle Williams is engaged to Thomas Kail, who is perhaps best known as the Tony-winning director of Hamilton, according t…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Cynthia Erivo & More Stage Stars Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations are here for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best acting work in television and on film. A slew of stage stars fill out the list of nominees for the awar…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Jeff Daniels to Play Former FBI Director James Comey in Limited Series Based on His Book by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeff Daniels, the stage-and-screen star about to conclude his Tony-nominated run in To Kill a Mockingbird, will next appear as former FBI Director James Comey in CBS Studios' new limited ser…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Pose Star Billy Porter Among 2019 Emmy Award Winners: 'The Category Is Love!' by

Billy Porter, the Broadway veteran most known for his Tony-winning turn in Kinky Boots, took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series on September 22; he is the …

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Billy Porter, Fosse/Verdon Among 2019 Primetime Emmy Nominees by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards were revealed on July 16. The list includes a slew of series and stars of interest to Broadway fans, including Tony-winning actor Billy Porter …

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles Cancels Broadway Return Engagement by Andy Lefkowitz

The recently announced return run of the celebrated concert Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles has been canceled. The show had initially been scheduled to play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre from Ju…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

‘Blackbird’ takes a steely and unflinching look at a powder-keg topic by Brendan Kiley

“Blackbird,” David Harrower’s 2005, Olivier Award-winning play, currently staged at 18th and Union by White Rabbits Inc., is a small, powerful, two-character nail bomb.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird Star Jeff Daniels on His Admiration for Aaron Sorkin, Playing Tevye in High School & More on Show People by

Jeff Daniels won Emmy Awards for Aaron Sorkin'sThe Newsroom as well as Godless and garnered Tony nominations for his performances in God of Carnage, Blackbird and now Sorkin's adaptation …

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On the Couch with Tim Munro by Arts Review

Who is Tim Munro? I’m a Aussie musician based in Chicago. How DO I describe myself? I’m a flute player by training, but I’m also a broadcaster, writer, curator, and occasional musical …

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles Will Return to Broadway for Limited Summer Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles, the celebrated concert which played a 300-performance run on the Great White Way back in 2010, has joined the lineup of shows in the upcoming In Residence o…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Citizens of Mockingbird: Jeff Daniels on Becoming Atticus Finch, the Iconic Hero Without a Cape by Paul Wontorek

In adapting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage, award-winning scribe Aaron Sorkin looked at the iconic characters of the recently named "best-loved" American novel with fre…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Anna Stromberg by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Loretta Richert)Anna Stromberg has performed in many Off-Broadway theatres living in NYC for ten years before moving to Los Angeles a few years ago. She was a longtime member …

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Susan Sarandon replaces Diane Keaton in Roger Mitchell’s Film by Blouin Artinfo

Entertainment daily First Post has reported that Susan Sarandon will now star in Roger Michell’s next after Diane Keaton left the film. Insiders claim that Keaton was emotionally attached …

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Patrick Daly to oversee theater projects for Eon Productions by Caitlin Huston

Patrick Daly has been hired to oversee the theater production arm of EON Productions, the British production company which makes the James Bond films. Daly has been a producer of stage to sc…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Paul McCartney’s ‘Blackbird’ — a longing for change

Thought to be one of the top 10 most covered songs, it has lent itself to jazz piano, funky soul and reggae

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Judith Owen Transforms Drake, Ed Sheeran Songs on Album, Tour: Interview by Mark Beech

Judith Owen’s latest album “redisCOVERed” is a superb collection that reinterprets songs by Drake, Ed Sheeran, Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney and more. Owen radically reworks them as yo…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

World Premiere Beetlejuice Musical Finds Its Stars in Alex Brightman & Sophia Anne Caruso by Andy Lefkowitz

Initial casting has been announced for the pre-Broadway run of Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the fan-favorite 1988 film. Tony nominee Alex Brightman will lead the company in …

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

World-premiere 'Blackbird' from Aerial Dance Chicago, the only company doing this kind of work by Lauren Warnecke

On the heels of its 20th anniversary, Aerial Dance Chicago presents “Blackbird,” an ambitious full-length work highlighting the company’s signature blend of contemporary dance and aeri…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Nocturne review – a promenade through London's night song by Kate Wyver

Deptford, LondonThis tour of the capital’s streets at nightfall catches some beautiful unorchestrated moments from other people’s livesTethered together with a rope, we are taking a nigh…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The Vertical Dance Floor: Aerial Dance Chicago brings Blackbird to the Ruth Page Center by Sharon Hoyer

Dancers take to the air in a show about freedom, potential and flight.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Tunbridge Wells’ Assembly Hall Theatre Appoints Carole Winter as First Ever In-house Producer by Blouin Artinfo

Tunbridge Wells’ Assembly Hall Theatre recently announced the appointment of Carole Winter as first ever in-house producer through an official release. She joins the team in August 2018 an…

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Hozier at Beacon Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

This September, New York’s Beacon Theater will be hosting maverick musician Hozier. Born in 1990, Andrew Hozier-Byrne is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter from County Wicklow. In 20…

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

‘An enjoyable & distinct adaptation’: THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE – Donmar Warehouse by Maryam Philpott

A hundred years since the birth of novelist Muriel Spark, her 1961 tale The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie has been adapted for the Donmar Warehouse by Blackbird playwright David Harrower and dir…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Broadway's Boys in the Band to Host Midnight Performance of Three Tall Women to Honor Director Joe Mantello by Andy Lefkowitz

The entire star-studded cast of Broadway's The Boys in the Band has signed on to host the upcoming special midnight Actors Fund benefit performance of Three Tall Women at the Golden Thea…

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