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Everybody Wants to Rule the World! Meet the Full Cast of AMERICAN PSYCHO, Opening Tonight on BroadwayEverybody Wants to Rule the World! Meet the Full Cast of AMERICAN PSYCHO, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 21, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- began performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Opening night is tonight, April 21, 2016. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Dan Stevens Talks Singing in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Working with Bill Condon, and MoreDan Stevens Talks Singing in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Working with Bill Condon, and More
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

In a Q&A with The Hollywood Reporter, Dan Stevens discussed his post-Downton Abbey life, including his upcoming role as The Beast in the 2017 live-action remake of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.  (more...)

UPDATE: 20th Century Fox Confirms Hugh Jackman's GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is a 'Go' for 2017UPDATE: 20th Century Fox Confirms Hugh Jackman's GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is a 'Go' for 2017
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

At yesterday's CinemaCon in Las Vegas, 20th Century FOX announced that the highly anticipated musical movie GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH, starring Hugh Jackman is a 'go' for 2017. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Coming to Bay Street This SummerJames Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Coming to Bay Street This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Bay Street Theater will welcome THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY as a Special Mainstage Bonus Production this summer. The one-man play will run one week only from July 18 through July 24. (more...)

Ian McKellen Backs Out of $1.4 Million Memoir AdvanceIan McKellen Backs Out of $1.4 Million Memoir Advance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

According to reports, Oscar-nominated actor, Ian McKellen, has backed out of a book deal with UK publisher Hodder & Stoughton, which was worth approximately $1.4 million.   (more...)

Celebration Theatre to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BOY FROM OZCelebration Theatre to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Celebration Theatre at the Lex in association with Nicholas Caprio, Michael C. Kricfalusi, Todd Milliner and Jack Morrissey presents, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, the West Coast premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ, music and lyrics by Peter Allen, book by Martin Sherman, original book by Nick Enright, choreography by Janet Roston, musical direction by Bryan Blaskie, produced by Andrew Carlberg and directed by Celebration Theatre co-artistic director Michael A. Shepperd. THE BOY FROM OZ will begin previews on Friday, April 22 at 8pm; will open on Friday, April 29 at 8pm and perform through Sunday, June 19 at the Celebration Theatre's new home, Celebration at the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman and Luke Evans Have a Gaston Singoff on Jonathan Ross ShowSTAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman and Luke Evans Have a Gaston Singoff on Jonathan Ross Show
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2016

Hugh Jackman and Luke Evans visited the Jonathan Ross Show this week. While they were there, they had a sing-off to determine which of the two is the best Gaston, given that Gaston was one of Jackman's first stage roles and that Evans is set to play Gaston in the upcoming live action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Check out the video here! (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Extends PERICLES, Starring Christian CamargoTheatre for a New Audience Extends PERICLES, Starring Christian Camargo
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Jeffrey Horowitz, Theatre for a New Audience Founding Artistic Director, has just announced an extension of PERICLES through Sunday, April 10 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place, due to wide acclaim and box office demand. PERICLES by William Shakespeare, with music composed by Shaun Davey and directed by Trevor Nunn, features OBIE Award-winner Christian Camargo in the title role and leading a company of 22 actors. (more...)

Production Underway for Season 3 of El Rey Network's FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIESProduction Underway for Season 3 of El Rey Network's FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

MIRAMAX(R) and El Rey Network announced today the start of production on the third season of its dark and highly-addictive original drama, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES. (more...)

Luke Evans Touts 'Spine Tingling' Score for Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEASTLuke Evans Touts 'Spine Tingling' Score for Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Jessica Khan - Mar 3, 2016

Gaston promises Disney's upcoming live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST remake will be 'spine tingling.' (more...)

beIN MEDIA GROUP Acquires 100% of MIRAMAXbeIN MEDIA GROUP Acquires 100% of MIRAMAX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

MEDIA GROUP ('beIN MEDIA') announced today that it has acquired 100% of MIRAMAX , one of the most distinguished and recognizable brands in entertainment and synonymous with award-winning and original content. (more...)

Revised SIDE SHOW To Make London Premiere At Southwark Playhouse This AutumnRevised SIDE SHOW To Make London Premiere At Southwark Playhouse This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Side Show, the cult musical, will receive its London premiere at the Southwark Playhouse later this year. (more...)

Trevor Nunn's PERICLES, Starring Christian Camargo, Opens Tonight at Theatre for a New AudienceTrevor Nunn's PERICLES, Starring Christian Camargo, Opens Tonight at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Theatre for a New Audience's production of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Trevor Nunn, featuring OBIE Award-winner Christian Camargo in the title role and leading a diverse company of 22 actors, Jeffrey Horowitz, opens tonight, February 25, for a run through March 27, 2016. (more...)

Cinema Audio Society Award Winners AnnouncedCinema Audio Society Award Winners Announced
by Louisa Brady - Feb 21, 2016

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture - Live Action was presented to the sound mixing team of Chris Duesterdiek, Jon Taylor, CAS, Frank Montaño. Randy Thom, CAS, Conrad Hensel, Michael Miller, CAS and Geordy Sincavage for "The Revenant". (more...)

Emma Watson to Take Year Away from Acting for 'Personal Growth'Emma Watson to Take Year Away from Acting for 'Personal Growth'
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Following her role in Bill Condon's live-action adaptation of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Emma Watson will be stepping away from acting, she confirmed this week. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Keala Settle & More Join Hugh Jackman for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH ReadingCynthia Erivo, Keala Settle & More Join Hugh Jackman for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH Reading
by Sally Henry - Feb 11, 2016

FOX's musical movie THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is making progress, having just presented a reading to executives prior to filming. Starring the previously announced Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum and directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, the reading also starred Cynthia Erivo, Keala Settle, Carrie Manolakos, Marcus Paul James, Adam Halpin, Natalie Weiss, Loren Allred, Tamika Lawrence, Alison Luff, and Ben Thompson. (more...)

She's Telling Us! West End-Bound DREAMGIRLS Star Amber Riley Belts Effie's SoloShe's Telling Us! West End-Bound DREAMGIRLS Star Amber Riley Belts Effie's Solo
by Jessica Khan - Feb 6, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported just two days ago, GLEE and THE WIZ LIVE! star Amber Riley will take on the role of 'Effie' when DREAMGIRLS makes its UK debut at London's Savoy Theatre this winter. And Riley is no stranger to the musical's challenging anthems. (more...)

GLEE's Amber Riley to Lead DREAMGIRLS as 'Effie' in the West End This WinterGLEE's Amber Riley to Lead DREAMGIRLS as 'Effie' in the West End This Winter
by Jessica Khan - Feb 4, 2016

Big news in the DREAMGIRLS world tonight! The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye just revealed the news that GLEE and THE WIZ LIVE! star Amber Riley will play 'Effie' when the musical makes its UK debut at London's Savoy Theatre this winter. (more...)

VIDEO: Ian McKellen Shares Details on Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEASTVIDEO: Ian McKellen Shares Details on Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Iconic actor Ian McKellen stopped by LARRY KING LIVE recently to shares details on his experience working on the highly anticipated, live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST film. (more...)

CREED's Sylvester Stallone to Receive Santa Barbara Film Fest's Montecito AwardCREED's Sylvester Stallone to Receive Santa Barbara Film Fest's Montecito Award
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Sylvester Stallone will receive their prestigious Montecito Award for his critically acclaimed role in Ryan Coogler's CREED. (more...)

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