Are you ready to make room in the EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) club for Lin-Manuel Miranda? The mastermind behind the Broadway sensation “Hamilton” is on track to add the final awards puzzle piece with one of his original songs for the Disney animated feature “Moana.” Miranda’s soaring anthem...
It was the summer of 2003 and “Hairspray” was the hottest show on Broadway, after taking home eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical. A friend at New Line Cinema had offered to get me a pair of coveted tickets on...
"We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives."
Hairspray has more lives than a cat. I am talking about the now-several incarnations of the property which started as an independent film cult hit from director John Waters in 1988. It was later turned into a major Tony award winning...Show More Summary
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards on Friday night were full of surprises. When Eddie Vedder met racecar driver Tony Stewart earlier this year, he told him about the EB Research Partnership, a nonprofit dedicated to curing the skin disease epidermolysis bullosa. Stewart made a sizable donation on the spot, and the two became fast […]
This year’s awards contenders feature scenes of foul language, drug addiction and underage gay sex (“Moonlight”), nudity (“Nocturnal Animals,” “Toni Erdmann”), sexual violence (“Elle”) as well as graphic violence (“Hacksaw Ridge,” “Nocturnal Animals”). The stage for such images on the big screen...
After spending 2016 primarily making Thomas Jefferson seem cool-as-shit, cranking out “Afrofuturist, dystopian concept albums” like Spelndor & Misery and bonus EPs like Wriggle, and even jamming with Conan O’brien, you could probably forgive L.A.-based experimental rap collective clipping. Show More Summary
The gleaming Regional Theatre Tony Award in the lobby speaks volumes about the Alliance’s stature as a creative incubator for hits like Bring It On and Sister Act, and Tony winners The Color Purple and Aida.
A well-known character actor who appeared on television, in film and on the stage, earning an Emmy nomination and winning a Tony Award, has died. The New York Times reports that Fritz Weaver died Saturday at his home in Manhattan......
Tony Award-winning playwright and performer Sarah Jones (Bridge & Tunnel) returns to the New York stage as a dazzling medley of characters in Sell/Buy/Date, an exuberant new show, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Carolyn Cantor (
He won a Tony Award in 1970, was nominated for an Emmy.
Reviews have started pouring in for Denzel Washington’s Fences, the much-anticipated adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. The film sees Washington and Viola Davis reprising the roles which won them Tony Awards back in 2010—and which could, if this initial reaction is any indication, very well earn them Oscars as well. Show More Summary
In case you haven’t heard, Hamilton: An American Musical is kind of a big deal. And not just because the show has won Tonys, Grammys, Pullizters, and every other theater award you can imagine. Hamilton is so popular that it’s almost impossible to get regular price tickets from the box office, and resale prices hover […]
James Corden is moving up the awards show totem pole. He hosted the Tonys earlier this year, and now he's been tapped to host the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12. Corden is an excellent choice for the Grammys, as his specialty on...Show More Summary
Fresh off his acclaimed turn as host of the Tonys, James Corden will emcee the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, Varietyreports. VIDEOS James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Billy Eichner Cover Madonna, Stevie Wonder, Adele During Late Late Show Musical Corden, host of CBS' The Late Late Show, will preside over the awards telecast on Sunday, Feb. Show More Summary
Shonda Rhimes poses alongside Tony Goldwyn while attending the International Emmy Awards on Monday (November 21) at the New York Hilton in New York City. The 36-year-old actress was joined at the event by Christina Ricci, Alan Cumming, Bernadette Peters, Debi Mazar and Sarah Rafferty. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Christina Ricci During [...]
“It’s about time, don’t you think?” When the decision was made to bring William Finn and James Lapine’s seminal gay musical Falsettos back to Broadway for its first revival since wowing audiences and winning Tony awards 24 years ago, Finn was… Read The post 10 Reasons That ‘Falsettos’ is the 2016 Broadway Show Every Gay Person Needs to See appeared first on Towleroad.
This year’s Cannes jury whiffed badly with their awards, ignoring great work (Toni Erdmann, Paterson, Sonia Braga’s towering performance in Aquarius) in favor of significantly lesser efforts. Thankfully, a separate jury was assignedShow More Summary
Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo, of Hamilton fame, has spent the last few months gearing up for her next major theater gig: the musical adaptation of Amélie. Commissioned in June, the Broadway-bound show is now confirmed to open in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theater on Dec. Show More Summary
Laura Benanti didn't get the "home run" she was looking for. In October, the Tony Award winner spoke with The Washington Post after her second spot-on impression of Melania Trump aired on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." The first two spoofs were quite successful, currently having been viewed 8.8 million and 6.3 million times, respectively. Show More Summary