Zac Efron News

Ellen, 'Deadpool', Fifth Harmony Among PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Winners; Full ListEllen, 'Deadpool', Fifth Harmony Among PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Winners; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 aired live on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

COMEDY DYNAMICS Spins Off Into Stand Alone Company Led by CEO Brian Volk-WeissCOMEDY DYNAMICS Spins Off Into Stand Alone Company Led by CEO Brian Volk-Weiss
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New Wave Entertainment today announced it will move Comedy Dynamics into a newly created full service entertainment entity, The Nacelle Company, LLC. Brian Volk-Weiss, the founder and president of Comedy Dynamics, has been elevated to CEO of the new company and will oversee all operations. (more...)

AVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest WinnersAVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Winners have been announced for AVENUE Q's contest to suggest what is in the box that the musical's HILLARY CLINTON puppet is giving to the DONALD TRUMP puppet. (more...)

Guess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah CelebrationGuess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

As 2016 - inarguably one of the most unforgettable years in recent memory - comes to a close, the Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q will ring in the New Year with a one-of-a-kind contest featuring Hillary Clinton and President-elect Donald Trump, whose puppet likenesses joined the company of AVENUE Q to great effect during the recent election season.  (more...)

Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Linda, a new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike) directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit). (more...)

NEWSIES Live Performance Film Premiere to Headline 2017 iTheatrics Junior Theater FestivalNEWSIES Live Performance Film Premiere to Headline 2017 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Thomas Schumacher, Jeff Calhoun, Christopher Gattelli, Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Zina Goldrich, Marcy Heisler, Arielle Jacobs, Curt Hansen, Luca Padovan, and New York Times best-selling authors Jodi Picoult and Mary Pope Osborne are some of the talent confirmed for the 2017 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival Atlanta (#JTF17, #JTFATL) happening January 13-15, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Releases Janeane Garofalo's Latest Album 'If I May', 1/6Comedy Dynamics Releases Janeane Garofalo's Latest Album 'If I May', 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Comedy Dynamics will release Janeane Garofalo's If I May on January 6, 2017 on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon and all other digital retailers. The special originally debuted on Seeso on October 27, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron Star in Action Comedy BAYWATCHVIDEO: First Look - Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron Star in Action Comedy BAYWATCH
by Movies News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Paramount Pictures has just released the first trailer for BAYWATCH, an R-rated action comedy reboot of the hit TV series. The film hits theaters in May 19, 2017. (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

Hugh Jackaman to Star in THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIANHugh Jackaman to Star in THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN
by Movies News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Hugh Jackman has signed on for the big screen adaptation of THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN from 20th Century Fox. (more...)

Kevin Hart, CAPTAIN AMERICA Top PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD 2017 Nominees; Full List!Kevin Hart, CAPTAIN AMERICA Top PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD 2017 Nominees; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The nominees for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 were announced this morning at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Partners with Kanopy to Deliver Stand-Up Titles to Campus Libraries Across the CountryComedy Dynamics Partners with Kanopy to Deliver Stand-Up Titles to Campus Libraries Across the Country
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Comedy Dynamics announced today that a selection of titles from their comedy catalog is now available for college students and professors to stream for free using Kanopy. (more...)

Photo: Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron See What's Inside at WAITRESSPhoto: Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron See What's Inside at WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Seems like Zac Efron's itching to get back to his musical roots! After visiting Holiday Inn to see High School Musical buddy Corbin Bleu tap the night away a few weeks ago, Efron visited the pie shop at Waitress with Broadway star Hugh Jackman. Check out the post from Jackman's Instagram! (more...)

Musical Based on Romantic Comedy 13 GOING ON 30 Heading to Broadway!Musical Based on Romantic Comedy 13 GOING ON 30 Heading to Broadway!
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Revolution Studios will join forces with veteran producers Andy Fickman, Dean Stolber and Todd Garner to produce a Broadway musical version of hit 2004 romantic comedy, 13 GOING ON 30. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Teams with In Demand to Offer New Titles to Comcast CustomersComedy Dynamics Teams with In Demand to Offer New Titles to Comcast Customers
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Comedy Dynamics is pleased to partner with iN DEMAND to distribute classic stand-up comedy titles to Comcast customers, with additional specials added monthly. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/13/2016 - HEISENBERG Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 10/13/2016 - HEISENBERG Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 13, 2016

Today's big news: HEISENBERG, starring Denis Arndt and Mary-Louise Parker, opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

17 AGAIN Musical Based on Zac Efron Film Gets Fall Lab in NYC17 AGAIN Musical Based on Zac Efron Film Gets Fall Lab in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

According to an Equity casting notice, the new musical 17 AGAIN, based on the 2009 film starring Zac Efron and Matthew Perry, will be holding a developmental lab from November 4 - 17 at NYC's Pearl Studios. (more...)

Comedian Adam Devine Set To Embark On 'Weird Life Tour 2017'Comedian Adam Devine Set To Embark On 'Weird Life Tour 2017'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

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Wildcats Reunited! Zac Efron & Lucas Grabeel Visit Corbin Bleu at HOLIDAY INNWildcats Reunited! Zac Efron & Lucas Grabeel Visit Corbin Bleu at HOLIDAY INN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

There was a high school reunion of sorts earlier this week at Studio 54, when Zac Efron and Lucas Grabeel stopped by HOLIDAY INN to support their High School Musical co-star Corbin Bleu. Check out the photo  below! (more...)

Astronauts Wanted Re-Ups Late Night Series TAWK for 4th & 5th SeasonsAstronauts Wanted Re-Ups Late Night Series TAWK for 4th & 5th Seasons
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Next-gen content creators Astronauts Wanted (a joint venture between Judy McGrath, former Chairperson/CEO of MTV Networks, and Sony Music Entertainment) announced today that the stylishly awkward late-night series TAWK with Awkwafina (AKA Nora Lum) will return for two new seasons starting early 2017 on go90. (more...)

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