Thursday, May 23, 2024

Theater

“Stranger Things” Drops Trailer for Live Stage Show in UK Before Coming to Broadway in 2025

We're still waiting for word on the fifth and final season of "Stranger Things" on TV. Meanwhile, a prequel play called "Stranger Things: First Shadow" in London's West End has...

Broadway: Sutton Foster Coming in “Once Upon a Mattress” Musical Revival Adapted by “Mrs. Maisel” and “Gilmore Girls” Creator

Tony winner Sutton Foster, hot off "Sweeney Todd," is coming back to Broadway immediately. Foster will star in a summer revival of "Once Upon a...

Broadway: “Death Becomes Her” Musical on the Way, So Are George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., More Stars

The Hollywood strikes last year are now turning into a big win for Broadway. Both George Clooney and Robert Downey Jr are coming to town...

Broadway: Rachel McAdams Makes Her Debut in Amy Herzog’s Moving “Mary Jane”

Amy Herzog’s tender play, "Mary Jane," about a mother raising an ill child, demands that we slow down, take in the drama of...

Sigourney Weaver Says: “I’ll be in my 80s” When All the “Avatar” Movies are Finished, Does Have Other Projects (Exclusive)

A little more from last night's elegant and funny one night only performance for Lincoln Center Theater (1000 times better than that low class...

Sigourney Weaver Meets Steve Carell in A “Vanya”-Palooza at Star Studded Night for Lincoln Center

Wow! Tuesday night Lincoln Center Theater put on the kind of star studded event that was a throwback to the good old days. To raise money,...

Broadway: In the Bizarro World, “The Great Gatsby” — No Tony’s — Gets 11 Audience Nominations, But “Suffs” and “Doubt” are Out

In the world of the Tony Awards, musicals like "The Great Gatsby," "The Notebook," and "Back to the Future" are considered, well, "bad," and...

Sting’s “Message in a Bottle” Finally Opens for 2 Weeks in New York, It Should Be on Broadway

I gather Sting's "Message in a Bottle," directed and choreographed by the remarkable Kate Prince, has had runs in the UK, Australia, and in...

Broadway: Honorary Tony Award Given to Comedian Alex Edelman Despite One Brief Credit

Alex Edelman is the toast of Broadway this morning. After one short run on Broadway in the summer of 2023, Edelman has been awarded an...

Tony Awards Nominations: “Hell’s Kitchen,” “Stereophonic” Tie for 13 Each, “Great Gatsby” Musical, “Wiz” Revival Shut Out

The 2024 Tony Nominations are out, and it's not great for "The Great Gatsby." The musical based on the famed novel by F Scott...

Broadway: Fleetwood Mac’s 70s Soap Opera is Now a Play Whether They Like it Or Not

I don't know what the surviving members of Fleetwood Mac have made of "Stereophonic." The play about a mid 70s rock band taking three years...