Julie Musbach

Julie Musbach


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Josh Gad and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Director Bill Condon Talk Further on LeFou's Gay MomentJosh Gad and Bill Condon Talk Further on LeFou's Gay Moment
Posted: Mar. 4, 2017


Russia Will Consider Banning BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Due to Homosexual MomentRussia Considers Banning BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Due to Gay Moment
Posted: Mar. 5, 2017


BWW Interview: Tony Danza Makes His Return to 54 Below with STANDARDS AND STORIESBWW Interview: Tony Danza Makes His Return to 54 Below
Posted: Feb. 21, 2017


Meryl Streep Promises to Continue to Stand Up to TrumpMeryl Streep Promises to Continue to Stand Up to Trump
Posted: Feb. 12, 2017


Study of Women in Film Shows a Significant Increase in Female ProtagonistsStudy of Women in Film Shows Increase in Female Protagonists
Posted: Feb. 25, 2017


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Wayne Brady Rumored to Replace Joshua Henry in Hamilton ChicagoWayne Brady Rumored as Replacement in Hamilton Chicago
Posted: Jan. 6, 2017


Ticket Resale Con Man Used HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Steal $7.9 MillionTicket Resale Con Man Used CURSED CHILD to Steal $7.9 Million
Posted: Feb. 4, 2017


PBS Broadcast of FALSETTOS Will Feature Minor Lyric AdjustmentsPBS Broadcast of FALSETTOS Will Feature Lyric Adjustments
Posted: Jan. 5, 2017


Hillary Clinton Receives Standing Ovation at Final Performance of THE COLOR PURPLEHillary Clinton Receives Standing Ovation at THE COLOR PURPLE
Posted: Jan. 8, 2017


Nicole Kidman Opts Out of Broadway's PHOTOGRAPH 51 to Spend Time with DaughtersNicole Kidman Opts Out of PHOTOGRAPH 51 for Daughters
Posted: Jan. 14, 2017


Jenn Colella and Real Life COME FROM AWAY Pilot Beverley Bass Chat Bond Between Performer and Character InspirationJenn Colella and Real Life COME FROM AWAY Pilot Beverley Bass Chat Bond Between Performer and Character Inspiration
April 16, 2017

COME FROM AWAY is a story that touches on many lives, but a select few in particular. For the most part, the characters represent a collection of individuals, but one character in particular is based on a remarkable woman. Jenn Colella portrays Beverley Bass, a female pilot and an all-around pioneer.

Director, Designer, & Performer Resign Over Failure to Diversify CastingDirector, Designer, & Performer Resign Over Failure to Diversify Casting
April 8, 2017

Calgary Opera is in the beginningsteps of staging SOUTH PACIFIC, and the casting process has caused an uproar within the production. According to The Globe and Mail, special advisor to the company Bob McPhee says they are struggling to find an actress of Asian descent to play the role of Bloody Mary, one of the lead Tonkinese characters.

Kerry Ellis and Brian May Release Album, Official Music VideoKerry Ellis and Brian May Release Album, Official Music Video
April 8, 2017

West End and Broadway star Kerry Ellis got her start when Queen's Brian May brought her into WE WILL ROCK YOU, and the duo has been going strong ever since. With multiple album collaborations, concerts, and world tours, it's no surprise they would head back to the studio. Their new album 'Golden Days' was officially released April 7.

Woman Uses Theatre as a Therapy Seeing 500 Shows in 6 Years Following Husband's DeathWoman Uses Theatre as a Therapy Seeing 500 Shows in 6 Years Following Husband's Death
March 26, 2017

Sandy Moser was lost after her husband passed away. A nurse, she had spent years taking care of her husband and no longer knew how to fill her days.'When he first died it was really hard to talk to people because my voice would break,' she told CBC. Then she found theatre, which suddenly had a cathartic effect.

Emma Watson Discusses Rumors Surrounding Her Almost Casting in LA LA LANDEmma Watson Discusses Rumors Surrounding Her Almost Casting in LA LA LAND
March 11, 2017

Emma Watson has been a headliner in news cycles recently with her upcoming appearance in the highly anticipated Disney live-action remake of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, but her name has also floated around rumors concerning the award-winning film LA LA LAND.

11 Year Old Boy Finds Inspiration in DEAR EVAN HANSEN11 Year Old Boy Finds Inspiration in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
March 11, 2017

CBS New York has uncovered the story ofDaniel Pellegrini, a touching tale of finding confidence in and connecting to theatre.

John Barrowman Celebrates 50th Birthday with Release of T-Shirt in Support of Transgender RightsJohn Barrowman Celebrates 50th Birthday with Release of T-Shirt in Support of Transgender Rights
March 11, 2017

Actor John Barrowman has always been a vocal member of the LGBTQ community, and he is using his milestone 50th birthday to make a strong statement.

British Actor Tony Haygarth Passes Away Age 72British Actor Tony Haygarth Passes Away Age 72
March 11, 2017

According to WhatsOnStage, British actor Tony Haygarth has passed away; he was 72. His death was announced by his ex-wife via Twitter. The actor had been suffering from Alzheimer's, and the details of his death have yet to be released.

Russia Will Consider Banning BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Due to Homosexual MomentRussia Will Consider Banning BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Due to Homosexual Moment
March 5, 2017

According to NY Daily News, Russia has announced that it will consider banning the new live action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST if the much buzzed about gay moment violates the country's homosexual propaganda ban.

Josh Gad and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Director Bill Condon Talk Further on LeFou's Gay MomentJosh Gad and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Director Bill Condon Talk Further on LeFou's Gay Moment
March 4, 2017

As previously reported, Disney's live action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will feature the first overtly gay moment featuring Josh Gad's character LeFou. Gad has said that though the moment is small, he's very proud of it.

Study of Women in Film Shows a Significant Increase in Female ProtagonistsStudy of Women in Film Shows a Significant Increase in Female Protagonists
February 25, 2017

According to the Hollywood Reporter, 2016 reported a record number of female protagonists in film. 29% of all leading roles in the top 100 domestic grossing films were female, which is an increase of 7% since 2015. Male characters, major and minor, are still dominant on screen.

BWW Interview: Tony Danza Makes His Return to 54 Below with STANDARDS AND STORIESBWW Interview: Tony Danza Makes His Return to 54 Below with STANDARDS AND STORIES
February 21, 2017

After a triumphant series of concerts at Feinstein's/54 Below, the one and only Tony Danza is returning with his cabaret show Standards and Stories. Tony will be performing six shows, February 24 & 25, March 17, 18 & 31 and April 1 at 7pm. He was kind enough to take some time out of his sunny day in Los Angeles to speak to me about the upcoming series and things currently going on in his career.

NEA Still At Risk as Trump Budget Deadline Grows CloserNEA Still At Risk as Trump Budget Deadline Grows Closer
February 18, 2017

The New York Times reports that Trump has not backed down on intentions to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts as a way to curb government spending and balance the budget. Budget planning was already delayed as the budget office waited for the confirmation of Mick Mulvaney as budget director, and the administration now hopes to have a plan finalized by March 13.

Meryl Streep Promises to Continue to Stand Up to TrumpMeryl Streep Promises to Continue to Stand Up to Trump
February 12, 2017

According to the New York Times, Meryl Streep has no intention of staying quiet about the current political situation. After a rousing speech at the Golden Globe Awards that urged her fellow performers and colleagues to stay socially aware and protect the rights of everyone, Streep found herself the subject of angry tweets from Trump.

NYC Looks to Take Greater Share of Little-Known Profit Source from Broadway TheatresNYC Looks to Take Greater Share of Little-Known Profit Source from Broadway Theatres
February 8, 2017

According to Crain's New York, the city is attempting to pull a greater percentage of air-rights profit from Broadway theatres and the Theatre District. Air-rights have to do with the space above Broadway theatres, which the theatres are allowed to sell to property owners in the Theatre District. The city currently takes a portion of these profits, which are added to a fund that goes towards supporting emerging artists and theatre companies.

LA LA LAND's Damien Chazelle, TONY's Glenn Weiss Among Director's Guild Award Winners; Full ListLA LA LAND's Damien Chazelle, TONY's Glenn Weiss Among Director's Guild Award Winners; Full List
February 5, 2017

LA LA LAND director Damien Chazelle nabbed the top feature film award at last night's 69th Annual Director's Guild Awards. Glenn Weiss picked upthe award for Best Variety/News/Talk/Sports Special for the 70th Annual Tony Awards on CBS.

DCPA Rattled by Resignations and Reign of New Non-Industry CEODCPA Rattled by Resignations and Reign of New Non-Industry CEO
February 4, 2017

According to Westword, artistic director of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Kent Thompson will be leaving the company after 12 years of revolutionary work. Discerning and socially aware, Thompson led the company in its focus on producing plays by women and writers of color, set up the New Play Summit which fosters development of original works, and created the Women's Voices Fund which is responsible for commissioning and producing new plays by female writers.

Ticket Resale Con Man Used HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Steal $7.9 MillionTicket Resale Con Man Used HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Steal $7.9 Million
February 4, 2017

According to Law360, Joseph Meli and Advance Entertainment LLC are again headed to court on fraud charges. Previously accused of swindling investors out of $81 million with the promise of HAMILTON resale tickets, the company has used similar promises to pull $7.9 million on claims of profits from the upcoming Broadway run of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD.

Visa Ban Endangers Upcoming Theatrical Artists and International Creative CollaborationVisa Ban Endangers Upcoming Theatrical Artists and International Creative Collaboration
January 29, 2017

Trump's recent executive order curtailing entrance into the US from primarily Muslim countries has, according to the New York Times, inflicted damage on valued artists in the theatrical and performing community.

LA LA LAND Surprise Winner at London Critics' AwardsLA LA LAND Surprise Winner at London Critics' Awards
January 22, 2017

According to Variety, this year's hit big screen musical LA LA LAND met with surprising results at the London Critics' Awards. Winner of five Golden Globe awards including Best Musical or Comedy Motion Picture and Best Original Score, LA LA LAND has been a force to be reckoned with on the awards circuit.



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