Landing a role in an Oscar-nominated film is a difficult feat for any aspiring actor or actress, but some coaching and insider tips from top casting directors Ellen Chenoweth and Lora Kennedy might help make it easier. Both women, who have casted Oscar winning or Oscar-nominated actors, have donated exclusive meetings with the lucky winners in the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 8th Annual Spring Auction. The auction includes more than 100 of the world's most recognizable figures spanning business, entertainment, sports, and politics and is open to bidders internationally through May 13 at www.rfkauction.com. (more...)
Looking much like an opening night, numerous boldfaced names were in attendance last week at a workshop for FINDING NEVERLAND, directed by Diane Paulas and starring Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly. It'll premiere at begins performances in July 2014 at the Loeb Drama Center at The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University.
Featuring new songs by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy, NEVERLAND previously held a workshop on August 26th, featuring Kelly, Jason Alexander, Brian d'Arcy James and Kathleen Chalfant. The new musical FINDING NEVERLAND premiered in Leicester on September 22., led by Julian Ovenden and Rosalie Craig.
Adapted from the much-loved Oscar-winning Miramax film, FINDING NEVERLAND, this exquisite new production was brought to the Leicester stage by celebrated Oscar and Tony Award-winner Harvey Weinstein, with direction and choreography by Olivier and Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford (Anna Christie at Donmar Warehouse), a book by Allan Knee (Little Women on Broadway), and music and lyrics by Tony Award nominees Scott Frankel and Michael Korie.
Escape to a wonderful world of enchantment with this musical tale of the life of playwright J.M. Barrie, and the inspiration behind his classic book, The Adventures of Peter Pan. With his last play a failure, James Barrie is crippled by writer's block and success seems like a far-away land. But then a chance encounter with widow Sylvia Llewellyn Davies and her four young sons sends his heart and imagination soaring, and their friendship gives birth to a magical tale that will live forever. (more...)
The 71st AnnuAl Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler for the second year in a row, aired last night, January 12, 2014, LIVE coast-to-coast on NBC from the Beverly Hilton. When it came to last night's fashion, the women really delivered. The red carpet was filled with a lot of black and white dresses, reds as well as some silvers and nudes. Unlike other years, only a few women chose a bright color dress. (more...)
GIRLS Season 3 will kick off its 12-episode third season with a special presentation of two episodes back-to-back SUNDAY, JAN. 12(10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed by other half-hour episodes on subsequent Sundays at the same time, only on HBO. Below, check out just-released photos from the premiere episode! (more...)
I always look forward to seeing what Allison Williams wears at events because she always nails it for me. For someone so young and fresh, she really has the chic, classic, feminine thing down. Right out of the gate Williams has been a fashion force in an understated and sophisticated way but always knows when to sass it up. I really admire that about her and hope more girls took a page from her book. (more...)
CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ To celebrate the season three premiere of the critically-acclaimed series, 'GIRLS,' GrubHub Seamless, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company, teamed up with HBO to offer promotions and match the eating habits of GIRLS' characters with those of GrubHub diners. (more...)