All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘PLAY’

Taye Diggs Is Next To Rock Hedwig’s Wigs In New Broadway Role

Hold on to your wigs and high heels. Taye Diggs is set to play the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. After weeks of subtle hints, it’s been formally announced that Taye Diggs will be stepping into Hedwig’s heels after Darren Criss’ finishes his run as everyone’s favorite international song stylist. The man who helped Stella get her …

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Emma Stone Makes Triumphant Broadway Debut

On November 11, Emma Stone made her highly anticipated Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in the musical Cabaret. It was an important moment for the actress, who has been vocal about her desire to perform in a musical, especially one as iconic as Cabaret. In an interview with HitFlix, the star said, “Honestly, I’m having the time of my life. …

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Westboro Baptist Parody Play to be Streamed on Halloween, ‘Live from Hell’

The Arts and Entertainment wing of the Westboro Baptist Church likes to group up and polish their Garageband skills by writing and recording their own parody versions of famous songs, with their own “God Hates _______” spin on them, of course. For example, the group has redone songs like Lorde’s “Royals” with lyrics like: Cuz every song you sing’s bare-teeth, …

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Lindsay Lohan To Make Daring Comeback Attempt

Lindsay Lohan is making yet another comeback attempt, but this time the choice is rather interesting. Lohan will star in Speed the Plow, a three-person West End play about two executive who make a bet whether one of them can sleep with secretary, Karen (Lohan). The play began in 1988 and Karen was a role once played by Madonna, who …

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Audra McDonald Has Record-Breaking Night at Tonys

When Audra McDonald took home the award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical in 2012 for The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, she tied Julie Harris and Angela Lansbury for most Tony awards of all time, and she was one win shy of achieving the grand slam of Tonys. As most people expected, it did not take McDonald long to …

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Peru Inmates Perform Musical ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ for Holy Week

Holy Week-the last week before Lent leading up to Easter Sunday-has kicked off to a theatrical start. Peruvian inmates at the Sarita Colonia prison performed their version of the musical Jesus Christ Superstar Tuesday as part of Holy Week in Lima. The cast, which has been preparing for the play since February, finally made their debut presentation among fellow inmates and …

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Catherine Zeta-Jones Attends Public Event With Michael Douglas

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas made their first public appearance together since separating last year. On Tuesday, April 15, the reunited couple attended opening night of The Library at The Public Theater in New York City. According to People Magazine, “The couple looked relaxed and happily posed for photos.” Hopefully this public outing is a good sign for the couple …

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Sophie Okonedo Shines In Broadway’s “Raisin In The Sun”

Sophie Okonedo is stunning in her Broadway debut of “A Raisin In The Sun” opposite Denzel Washington. The British born actress, best known for her role in Hotel Rwanda, stars as Ruth, Walter’s (Washington) distressed, but strong, wife. A review by The Washington Post calls Sophie the play’s mournful foundation: “Okonedo is deceptively subdued as Ruth, who embodies the bone-breaking …

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Angela Lansbury Shines On London Stage

In January it was announced that Dame Angela Lansbury would be reprising her role as Madame Arcati in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, on the same stage her mother performed on in 1918. In Blithe Spirit, Lansbury’s Madame Arcati, a medium, is invited to the home of socialite and novelist Charles Condomine to conduct a seance. Charles only hopes to get …

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Danai Gurira’s Play Part Of Yale Rep Season

While most people recognize Danai Gurira from her performance as Michonne on AMC’s hit drama The Walking Dead, Gurira is also known as a famous playwright. Before becoming a part of many Sunday night routines, Gurira won an OBIE Award, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and an Outer Critics Circle Award, and has written such plays as Eclipsed, The Convert, and …

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J.K. Rowling Is Preparing To Bring Harry Potter To The Stage

Listen up Harry Potter fans, big news is here. J.K. Rowling is working on a stage play about the beloved character of Harry Potter, featuring a story that fans have never been exposed to before. The upcoming stage production will debut in London’s West End. First, J.K. Rowling was responsible for one of the most popular and best-selling young adult …

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Bryan Cranston Will Portray LBJ In Broadway Play

After the end of Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston has already taken on a new role. He will play former president Lyndon Johnson in a Broadway play called All The Way. For those of you going through withdrawals without Breaking Bad on Sunday nights, you will be able to catch him on Broadway soon enough, which will debut this winter. The …

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