All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘PLAY’

Cindy Lauper And ‘Kinky Boots’ Cast And Crew Had Audience Jumping To Their Feet

Musical Broadway show, Kinky Boots, had a great start with their opening night as the audience jumped to their feet at the curtain call. Kinky Boots has irresistibly endearing characters, crazy couture, a mix of emotional ballads and over-the-top ensemble numbers, and the kind of energy that had the audience dancing in their seats. Cyndi Lauper, the lyricist of the …

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Nicole Kidman Plays Scientist Rosalind Franklin In ‘Photograph 51,’ Honors Her Father

Nicole Kidman dedicated her come back to London’s West End to her father who was a biochemist and to all other research scientists who were not given proper recognition. Nicole Kidman has arrived! From 5th Sept in the UK premiere of Photograph 51 at Noel Coward http://t.co/u9cc5X2x0o pic.twitter.com/LXbzmxQOVe — LOVEtheatre.com (@LOVEtheatrecom) September 3, 2015 Kidman portrays Rosalind Franklin, a British …

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Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg Expecting Baby Girl, Couple Shares Openly About Miscarriages

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday they’re expecting a baby girl. In a very poignant Facebook post, the couple also shared openly about several miscarriages Priscilla Chan had in her attempt to have a baby. “This will be a new chapter in our lives,” Zuckerberg wrote in the post. “We’ve already been so fortunate for the opportunity to …

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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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Phylicia Rashad Moves into the Director Role

While famous for her notable TV role as the “Cosby Show” matriarch, Phylicia Rashad, has embarked onto another facet of performing arts. According to the Star Tribune, Rashad has taken on the role of director in the national staged reading for the New York-based play, “Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963.” Today commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist …

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YouTube Adds New Play Icon to Browser Tabs to Help Alleviate a Very Annoying Problem

YouTube has just made a small tweak that makes me very, very happy – and it’ll make you happy too if you’re the type of person who consistently browses the web with dozens of tabs open at the same time. Now, when a video is playing, YouTube will indicate that with a new play icon that appears in your browser …

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AOL PLAY Music App Reaches 250,000 Downloads

AOL said today its social music app PLAY has been downloaded over 250,000 times since its launch three weeks ago at SXSW. “Music is a big part of what makes a smartphone a smartphone. But the future of portable music is more than just listening to music you like — it involves sharing your music experience with friends,” said David Temkin, …

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