Saturday, June 22, 2024

Theater

Prince Getting a Broadway Show Next Year Based on Hit Film, “Purple Rain,” Written by New Tony Award Winner

It was inevitable. Prince is coming to Broadway. The late purple rock star will be the subject of an estate approved musical based on his hit movie, "Purple Rain." The...

Sir Ian McKellen Says He’s OK After Fall off London Stage, Will Be Back to Work Soon

Sir Ian McKellen says he's ok after his fall off a London stage last night. He tumbled during a performance of "Player Kings," a Shakespeare...

Tony Awards Ratings Drop 15% from Last Year After Miserable Opening Turns Off Viewers

The Tony Awards ratings are in and they are bad. The early numbers indicate this year's show dropped 15% from last year. The total so...

Elton John’s “Tammy Faye” Broadway Musical Loses “Book of Mormon” Star Andrew Rannells Over Money

Tammy Faye Bakker (pronounced Baker) is back to looking for her Jim. Elton John's musical about the televangelist couple has lost star Andrew Rannells just...

Tony Awards: Daniel Radcliffe, Jeremy Strong Among Acting Winners, “The Outsiders” Takes Best Musical

"The Outsiders" won two big Tony Award tonight -- Best Musical and Best Director. It didn't win any acting prizes, or its music or...

Tony Awards, CBS Pushing Jay Z Appearance with Alicia Keys Tonight: Can Rapper Slay HBO Premiere?

The Tony Awards are on tonight, from 8 to 11pm. In the middle at 9pm, HBO debuts season 2 of "House of the Dragon." This morning...

Epoch Times CFO May Have Laundered Millions Through Shen Yun Dance Troupe and Conspiracy Fueled Chinese TV Channel

EXCLUSIVE I told you a couple of weeks ago, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged the chief financial...

Idina Menzel Won’t Let it Go: “Wicked” Star Returning to Broadway in 2025

For Idina Menzel, it's not "If/When," it's spring 2025. The former star of "Wicked" will return then to Broadway in a new musical called "Redwood."...

Broadway: Tony Awards Invite “Stereophonic” to Perform on Show After Online Complaints

The Tony Awards -- coming this Sunday -- are acquiescing to a big public complaint. At first it seemed like they were not going...

Tony Awards This Sunday Battle Internal, External Forces Including Competition and Exclusion

The Tony Awards are coming this Sunday on CBS. While this has been an excellent season on Broadway, the show -- which begins at 8pm...

Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup Had Their 2nd Wedding in Mexico– Just Like I Said They Would

Congrats to two of our best actors and nicest people. Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup had their official wedding in Mexico this weekend. I told...