Every season theater producers drop a wad of coins in the jukebox like gamblers pouring quarters into slot machines. Broadway jackpots might be rarer than Las Vegas windfalls, but the behemoth paydays of “Jersey Boys” and “Mamma Mia!” keep the old records spinning inside our theaters. It’s now...
Get ready to get your disco on, union and nonunion performers. Norwegian Cruise Lines is casting in New York City for several principal and ensemble tracks in a production of “Priscilla Queen of the Desert,” and you can apply right here and now. Lead by Eisenberg/Beans Casting, an open call will be held for all male roles on Oct. Show More Summary
When you think Queen Elizabeth II, you likely do not think 1970s disco. And yet, England's longest-reigning monarch ostensibly gets down just like the rest of us. Last week, word got around that the Queen's favorite song might be "Dancing Queen" by ABBA— she is the Queen, after all. Show More Summary
Following a weekend of disco ball-inspired frivolity at Coachella, Rihanna began a photoshop project that has since caused a bit of an online stir. The ANTI artist took to Instagram Sunday to share a series of photos of Queen Elizabeth II’s head superimposed on some of her most notable looks. Beginning Sunday with a shot…
Every time Leo Moracchioli screams another song at the top of his lungs, we wonder how he still has a voice, but his gravely pipes are still rockin’, as he turns the ABBA 1976 disco hit Dancing Queen into a hard rock tune that still retains just a dash of its pop goodness.
Norwegian musician Leo Moracchioli (previously at Neatorama) performs a metal version of Abba's 1976 disco song "Dancing Queen." He plays all the instruments and sings, while the Easter bunny dances with his young daughter. Is that weird enough for you? (YouTube link) The song works well, and he adds a killer solo. Show More Summary
Joni Sledge, one-fourth of Sister Sledge, died from a preexisting medical condition... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us there was no foul play, and the 60-year-old singer's cause of death will be listed as natural. Joni was found…
Isabel Marant cornered the market on Parisian-cool when she gave us the wedge sneakers coveted by fashion girls everywhere in 2012. Fall is the 2017 evolution of that brand, giving us one part disco queen, all parts chic French girl,...Show More Summary
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is an unapologetic campfest of fabulous drag-queen proportions, and an homage to 70's disco music. Though Honey West does a star turn in this produciton, Priscilla unfortunately isn’t The Honey West Show. Show More Summary
Even members of the church were honking in support. The post Disco Drag Queen Protest Outside Antigay Preacher’s New Zealand Church a Hit appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In early 70s San Francisco, a series of musical collaborations were enacted in private by disco/synth auteur Patrick Cowley and Queens native singer/performer/filmmaker/goddess Candida Royalle (née Candice Vadalla). Working as each other's...Show More Summary
Disco Beauty: Nighttime Make-Up Voehl 1979 Submitter: We were all loving this disco book. We apologize in advance for the nudity. The photos were well worth scanning though. This was at the central branch of the large public library here. Holly: I’ve buried the nudity at the bottom of the images below. It’s really […]
The New York Post reports: Hey, someone left the cake out in the rain! And I’m here to tell you all about it. Director Des McAnuff, of “Jersey Boys” fame, staged a workshop last week of a new musical about the life of disco queen Donna Summer. It’s a gender-bender, with women playing some of... The post Coming Soon: Donna Summer, The Musical appeared first on Joe.My.God..
Butch Walker has carved a successful career producing everyone from Pink to Weezer to Taylor Swift to, currently, Panic! At the Disco with their remake of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” on the “Suicide Squad” soundtrack. But Walker...
“The Get Down” takes the strivers, spitfires and gang bangers of that film and repurposes them in a tale of the origins of hip-hop.
Italian dance music legend Giorgio Moroder has the almost unique distinction of twice changing the face of popular culture forever. First in the 1970s when he pioneered the the sound of disco and italo-disco both solo and with artists...Show More Summary
In 1984, composer Giorgio Moroder completed a new restoration and edit of Fritz Lang's 1927 sci-fi odyssey Metropolis, setting the visuals to a soundtrack of pulsing disco and the era's best known singers. Queen front man Freddie Mercury collaborated with Moroder on "Love Kills," the singer's first solo release outside...
Forget CNN or The New York Times — the only person who truly understands Hillary Clinton is '70s disco queen, Donna Summers. Earlier today, Senator Tom Carper tried to muster enthusiasm for Hillary at a rally in his home state of Delaware. Show More Summary
Senator Tom Carper of Delaware started a call-and-response chant using lyrics from the Donna Summer song "She Works Hard for the Money" at a Clinton rally in Wilmington.
Guy Pearce and Australia’s disco queen Kylie Minogue both appeared in Australia’s hit soap Neighbours, which is so embedded in the culture there that it might as well be tradition. That was more than 30 years ago, but it’s just been announced that the two of them will once again be co-starring, this time in the […]