Dick and Noelle Wolf (Wolf Entertainment), Zayn Malik, Len Blavatnik's Unigram and First Access Entertainment have formed a creative partnership with Universal Television to develop BOYS, a groundbreaking project for NBC that uniquely links musical and digital strategies. (more...)
Andy Mientus won a fictional Tony Award on television before ever actually having appeared on Broadway. However, following his concert debut with Teen Commandments at Feinstein's/54 Below on August 2, the first of a two-show engagement, it became clear that his fake Tony win may very well have been prophetic.
The evening did not consist of a traditional, career-introspective set, and though there were a few covers (a mashup of Justin Bieber's 'What Do You Mean?' with Beyonce's 'XO' a highlight among them), as well as a selection from Spring Awakening, which Mientus appeared in this past season on Broadway as well as on tour in 2008, the intent was to introduce Manhattan Kids, a new musical that Mientus has been intermittently at work upon for years, alongside Teen Commandments (made up of Brett Moses, synth and piano; Van Hughes, bass and acoustic guitar; Nicholas LaGrasta, guitar, bass, keyboard, and computer; and Hampus Öhman-Frolund, drums). Though the majority of the plot was not divulged, through the selections performed it was made clear that the musical is audacious in both its story and its musical style. (more...)
Little Mix stopped by last night's LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN to talk to host James Corden about the breakup with Zayn Malik and performing with Taylor Swift. Later, the group perform their hit song, 'Black Magic.' (more...)