Friday, March 15, 2019

Danny Mac & More to Join Audrey Brisson in U.K. Premiere of Amélie Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

West End veteran and Strictly Come Dancing star Danny Mac has been cast as Nino Quincampoix in the upcoming U.K.-premiere staging of the musical Amélie. He joins the previously announced st…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Porchlight's 25th anniversary season includes 'Sunset Boulevard' and 'Freaky Friday' by Doug George

The Porchlight Music Theatre of Chicago has announced its 25th anniversary season, kicking off with Hollis Resnik in "Sunset Boulevard" and concluding with the local premiere of "Freaky Frid…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Bryan Batt Will Perform Dear Mr. Williams at Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival by Adam Hetrick

The Mad Men and Sunset Boulevard star wrote the solo play inspired by the life and work of the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof playwright.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Samuel French Theatre & Film Bookshop Vandalized Ahead of Closing; Will Not Reopen by BroadwayWorld

Following the announcement that Samuel French will close itsbookstore on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA, it has been reported that the location has been the target of a serious actof vand…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's March Stage-to-Screen Report by TV News Desk

February was full of stage to screen news and we're here to catch you up on all of it In the biggest news of the month, it has just beenconfirmedthatGlenn Closewill star in a Rob Ashford-dir…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Top Theatre Stories: Friday, March 1, 2019 by Roberto Araujo

The latest about Superhero, Sunset Boulevard movie and more.

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Rob Ashford Will Direct Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard Film by Andrew Gans

The seven-time Oscar nominee is preparing for her close-up.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Glenn Close-Led Sunset Boulevard Film Back in Motion with Rob Ashford at the Helm by Andy Lefkowitz

Seven-time Oscar nominee Glenn Close will find new ways to dream this fall when filming begins on the long-gestating movie musical adaptation of Sunset Boulevard. Close, who earned her thir…

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Confirmed! Glenn Close To Star In Rob Ashford-Directed SUNSET BOULEVARD Musical Film! by Alexa Criscitiello

She's ready for her close up It has just been confirmed thatGlenn Closewill star in a film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which is set to begin shooting this October.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Hamilton Welcomes Austin Scott as New Broadway Star by Andy Lefkowitz

History has its eyes on him! Austin Scott takes over the title role in the Broadway production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical Hamilton beginning on February 19. Scott…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

“Man of La Mancha” at London Coliseum by Blouin Artinfo

The award-winning musical “Man of La Mancha” is back and will be on stage at the London Coliseum from April 26- June 8, 2019.Michael Linnit and Michael Grade collaborate with English Nat…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Alice Ripley to Star in Gender Identity Drama THE PINK UNICORN This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Out of the Box Theatrics presents the Off-Broadway Premiere ofTHE PINK UNICORNbyElise Forier Edie. Directed by Amy Jones, this site-specific one-woman drama will star Tony Award-winnerAlice …

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

More misadventure in the screen trade by Charles McNulty

It might be heresy for a theater critic to admit, but Hollywood has done a better job of skewering the theater than the theater has done skewering Hollywood. Give me "All About Eve" over "On…

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#MyBroadwayThing - Souvenir Programs by JK

They say confession is good for the soul. Sharing my struggles with collecting all things Broadway with you has, in fact, been very cathartic. Today, I bring you #MyBroadwayThing for so…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Glenn Close, Darren Criss & Rachel Brosnahan Win 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of theater stars were honored for their work on-screen at The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 27. Will & Grace star and Broadway vet Meg…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Title Songs: 1988 - 1995 by JK

This week, we start with the biggest hit with the longest run, and end with a high-profile, star-powered flop. Just goes to show that the longest-running show and a disappointing show can bo…

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BWW Review: ASPECTS OF LOVE, Southwark Playhouse by Cindy Marcolina

Written between The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard, Aspects of Love belongs to the pool of Andrew Lloyd Webber's neglected musical. Back in 1989 it launched the career of none oth…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

SUNSET BOULEVARD, SISTER ACT 3 and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's January Stage-to-Screen Report by TV News Desk

There have been many announcements in the last month about upcoming stage to screen adaptations. RENT LIVE released additional casting, Glenn Close spoke about the upcoming SUNSET BOULEVARD …

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Darren Criss, Glenn Close, Patricia Clarkson & More Theater Alums Triumph at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage stars were named winners at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards ceremony, held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Off-Broadway alum Sandra Oh (Stop Kiss) co-hosted the …

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VIDEO: Glenn Close Offers Insight on SUNSET BOULEVARD Film, Saying 'We Hope to Start Shooting This Year' by Stephanie Wild

A film adaptation of Sunset Boulevard has been teased for quite some time, with Glenn Close reprising her role of Norma. Now, Close has confirmed to Variety that 'they hope to start shooting…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

North Shore Music Theatre’s 2019 Season Will Feature Sunset Boulevard, The Bodyguard, and More by Andrew Gans

The new season will launch in June with Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Odds & Ends: Hailey Kilgore to Make Solo Concert Debut & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and over the holiday break. Hailey Kilgore to Make Solo Concert Debut On the heels of concluding her Tony-nommed Broadway-…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Glenn Close Says Sunset Boulevard Film ‘Inching Closer’ to Reality by Andrew Gans

Close won a Tony Award for her performance as Norma Desmond in the original Broadway production and reprised the role in the 2017 revival.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Glenn Close Says They're 'Inching Closer and Closer' to SUNSET BOULEVARD Film by Stephanie Wild

The rumor mill has been running about a film adaptation of Sunset Boulevard for quite some time. Glenn Close is now confirming that something is, in fact, in the works, according to Deadline.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

General Mills Wants to Make Cereal Monster Movies by Blouin Artinfo

A report by Star Tribune reveals that General Mills thinks its cereal monsters would make a good muse and wants Hollywood to create a film on their sugar-hungry characters.The Golden Valley-…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

It’s not an impossible dream anymore: Man of La Mancha returns to London after 50 years, starring Kelsey Grammer

Following the success of shows like Chess and Sunset Boulevard, the fifth collaboration between the ENO and Grade Linnit will be multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Man Of La Mancha an…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Jim Walton Returns to Broadway in Come From Away by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Jim Walton heads back to the Broadway stage on November 13, stepping into the roles of Nick/Doug & others in the hit musical Come From Away at the Schoenfeld Theatre. Walto…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Mother of the Maid – Public Theater by Sandi Durell

    by Carol Rocamora     No one commands the stage and screen quite like Glenn Close. Whether she’s descending a grand staircase (Sunset Boulevard) or boiling bunnies …

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

What I Did for Love: Robyn Hurder, Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead City Center's A Chorus Line Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is set for New York City Center's upcoming gala staging of the iconic 1975 musical A Chorus Line. The previously announced engagement will run from November 14-18. The cast will…

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Sondheim Musical “Company” Swaps Gender, Cannot Go Back: Review by Mark Beech

Most people have heard the news by now. Stephen Sondheim’s eternal bachelor Bobby has had a sex change and is all the better for it. The 35-year-old birthday boy of the 1970 musical “Com…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Hello, Dolly!'s Betty Buckley on Busting Out Her Broadway Belt & Leading the Revival on the Road by Ryan Gilbert

Listen and hear that brass harmony growing: Broadway legend Betty Buckley (Cats, Carrie, Sunset Boulevard) is headlining the national tour of the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, which…

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