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Ice Cube & 'Hamilton' Director Team Up for 'Oliver Twist' Remake

Disney is putting a modern-day twist on Oliver Twist! According to THR, the studio is teaming up with Ice Cube and Tony Award winning director of Hamilton, Thomas Kail, to bring Charles Dickens‘ classic novel to the big screen as a musical set in present-day America. The book follows an orphan boy who meets a [...]

How to Get Cast in an Off-Broadway Show

It was a full house at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater Sunday, Oct. 23, where the Off Broadway Alliance hosted a free seminar, Casting for Off-Broadway: From Development to Opening. Moderated by Tony Award–winning producer Hugh HysellShow More Summary

Review: Lyric Theatre’s version of “A Chorus Line” surprisingly bland and fails to pop to life

It’s one of the most beloved musicals of all time, both a nine-time Tony Award winner and the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize. Atlanta Lyric Theatre -- the area’s only company dedicated to musical theater -- has just opened its take of A Chorus Line, in a production running through November 6 at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre.

World Series 2016: City Guide to Chicago

From a giant Ferris wheel to a Tony Award–winning musical, these attractions make Chi-Town shine… Viju Mathew

The answer, my Facebook friend, is not blowing in the wind (of ongoing digital disruption)

Bob Dylan received the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, the first American to be awarded the prize since Toni Morrison in 1993. Little is known about Dylan’s thoughts on digital innovation in journalism, but we tried anyway, because wall-to-wall election coverage means there’s nothing else of interest going on in the future-of-news game. (This...

Glenn Close to Return to Broadway in 'Sunset Boulevard'!

Glenn Close is returning to Broadway in the role that she won a Tony Award for back in 1995! The 69-year-old actress will reprise her role of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. The new production played at London’s English National Opera earlier in the year and earned a lot of [...]

Bob Dylan Still Being Weird About His Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize for Literature is a big deal! Before Bob Dylan was announced as this year’s Nobel laureate, no American had won the award since Toni Morrison in 1993. The Swedish Academy isn’t exactly quick to honor songwriters, so Dylan’s honor is truly rare. And if you win the award, you get to show […]

Leader of world's top young university honored by President of Singapore

(Nanyang Technological University) The President of Singapore, Dr. Tony Tan Keng Yam, has awarded Singapore's highest honor for scientists to the President of Nanyang Technological University, Professor Bertil Andersson, for his contributions...Show More Summary

Making it on Broadway: Sara Esty of Tony Award Winning Show, ‘An American In Paris’

There comes a time in the life of every professional ballet dancer where they face a fork in the road.  As the end of their ballet career nears, they must decide what comes next.  For former Miami City Ballet Soloist Sara Esty, Broadway called, and she answered. Show More Summary

It Doesn’t Matter Whether Bob Dylan Is a Songwriter or a Poet

Today, Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature, joining a pantheon that includes William Butler Yeats, Hermann Hesse, Pablo Neruda, and more. It is the first time the award has gone to an American since Toni Morrison received it, in 1993. It is the only time a ... More »

Bob Dylan Wins the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Bob Dylan is the first American to be named the winner of this award since Toni Morrison in 1993.

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. He joins the likes of Toni Morrison, Gabriel García Márquez, Samuel Beckett, and more. Dylan was awarded the prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the...Show More Summary

Idina Menzel & Denzel Washington Both Take the Carousel Of Hope Ball 2016 Stage

Idina Menzel stops to pose before her performance at the 2016 Carousel Of Hope Ball held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday evening (October 8) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Tony Award winner was joined by Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Alan Thicke, Clive Davis, Allison Holker, Francesca Capaldi, G. Hannelius, Garcelle [...]

New US Trailer for Germany's Academy Award Entry 'Toni Erdmann'

"Life is just passing by..." Sony Classics has debuted an official US trailer for the highly acclaimed film Toni Erdmann, a drama from Germany that is being submitted by the country as their official Academy Award entry this year. Directed by Maren Ade, the film stars Peter Simonischek and Sandra Hüller as father and daughter. Show More Summary

Topology at the Tonys

And the Tony Award for the best use of mathematics in a musical goes to… -- Read more on

Now Out Of Prison, Garth Drabinsky Will Try For A Broadway Comeback

4 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“A return to Broadway would be a remarkable moment for Mr. Drabinsky, who was convicted of fraud and forgery in Canada in 2009. As a theater producer he won three Tony Awards, for Kiss of the Spider Woman, Show Boat and Fosse, but he has not had a production on Broadway in 15 years, and […]

CBS Announces Date for 2017 Tony Awards

Don't you dare stop listening to Hamilton on loop, because the 71st annual Tony Awards have an official date. According to EW, the American Theatre Wing’s awards ceremony will be held on June 11, 2017, and broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. The nominations for the Tonys will be ... More »

‘Invisible’: A Film About Fibromyalgia Is Being Produced

Nick Demos, a Tony Award winning producer and filmmaker, has a mission – he wants to bring Fibromyalgia diagnosis, treatment, and life consequences to the consciousness of the world. He is personally touched by Fibromyalgia: his mother, a woman living with fibromyalgia, has encountered lack of pain relief, social ramifications, and few answers. Show More Summary

Here's How 'Younger' Star Sutton Foster Likes to Chill Out

Specs Age 41 Claim to fame TV Land's Younger (Season 3 premieres Sept. 28); Netflix's Gilmore Girls reboot; Tony Award winner. Base New York Instagram @suttonlenore What's the first information you consume in the morning? I guess it's always my phone. Show More Summary

$200K Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award Goes To Sarah Ruhl

4 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Ruhl, 42, is based in Brooklyn and is the author of plays such as The Clean House, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, Passion Play and The Oldest Boy. She previously won the MacArthur ‘genius’ grant and is a Tony nominee and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.”

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