Musical Tribute on Oscars to Feature Streep, Travolta, Zeta-Jones & More?
According to the Daily Mail, this year's Oscar's show is now planning a salute to movie musicals that could include Meryl Streep, John Travolta, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, as well as Samantha Barks. Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are in talks with the Oscars choreographer Rob Ashford about which songs, films and actors will appear.
"I gather that Mamma Mia! and Les Miserables will be included, which would mean the involvement of Streep, as well as Jackman, Hathaway, Barks, and possibly Eddie Redmayne and Amanda Seyfried (who was also in Mamma Mia!)," the Mail's Baz Bamigboye wrote.
Read the full article here.
As BWW previously reported, the cast of the Academy Award nominated LES MISERABLES will be performing at the Oscars this February. The song that will be performed is still undecided, but rumors are circulating that it will likely be either be a medley, or one of the ensemble numbers such as 'One Day More' or 'Do You Hear The People Sing.'
The 85th Academy Awards will be presented live on Oscar Sunday, February 24, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network.
More Hot Stories For You
The National Tour of the Tony Award-nominated roller-skating smash hit musical Xanadu, has announced an indefinite postponement.... (read more)
A BRONX TALE National Tour Announces Full Casting and Dates
Full casting has been announced for the 2019a?"2020 North American Tour of A BRONX TALE. Completing the cast is Martin Bonventre, Hallie Brevetti, Lau... (read more)
MOULIN ROUGE! Will Hit the Road and Launch National Tour in 2020
Moulin Rouge! The Musical announced today that the first North American tour will run technical rehearsals and premiere at the Saenger Theatre in New ... (read more)
BWW Flashback: Get a Peek At Your Favorite Broadway Stars In Productions Growing Up!
We're throwing it back and celebrating the importance of education by looking back at some of your favorite Broadway stars' theatre roots in their loc... (read more)
Breaking: 74th Annual Tony Awards Book a Date at Radio City Music Hall for 2020 Ceremony!
The Tony Awards announced today that they will return to the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City, for the 74th Annual Tony Awards, on Sun... (read more)
Ryan Reynolds And Will Ferrell To Star In Musical Adaptation Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell are developing a comic musical retelling of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.... (read more)