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Depp is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has been nominated for 10 Golden Globe Awards, winning one for Best Actor for his performance of the title role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2008) and has been nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Actor, among other accolades.

Depp rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol. He has gained critical praise for his portrayals of inept screenwriter-director Ed Wood in the film of the same name, undercover FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone in Donnie Brasco, author J. M. Barrie in Finding Neverland, and Boston gangster Whitey Bulger in Black Mass.

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Interview: Jordan Kai Burnett Slashing Their Way Through Life & SCISSORHANDS - A MUSICAL TRIBUTE

The smash jukebox tribute Scissorhands - A Musical Tribute returns with an all-new, immersive staging opening December 1, 2023, at The Bourbon Room (with previews starting November 24th). This hilarious parody of the 1990 classic film Edward Scissorhands features their unique take on such pop hits as: What Was I Made For, Dream On, Uninvited, Like a Prayer, I'm Every Woman, Shallow, Shake It Out, and Fast Car. Scissorhands’ playwright Bradley Bredeweg directs the vocally gifted cast of: Jordan Kai Burnett, Emma Hunton, Dionne Gipson, Natalie Masini, Ryan O'Connor, Carly Casey and Alex Ellis; with Carson Higgins, alternating with John Krause. Jordan cut some time out of their busy schedule to answer a few of my queries.

Huey Lewis Musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Will Arrive on Broadway in 2024

As BroadwayWorld first reported in September, The Heart of Rock and Roll is coming to Broadway! Producers Hunter Arnold, Tyler Mitchell and Kayla Greenspan announced that the new musical inspired by the iconic songs of Huey Lewis and The News, will open on Broadway at The James Earl Jones Theatre.

Dayton Opera Serving A Generous Portion Of SWEENEY TODD

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance presents Dayton Opera's production of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning hit musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, November 4-5 at the historic Victoria Theatre.

Judy Gold, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in THE POST-ROE MONOLOGUES Benefit Performance

Don't miss the one-night-only benefit performances of 'The Post-Roe Monologues' on November 6th. Proceeds will support the National Abortion Hotline and Choice Matters.

SCISSORHANDS Returns For Holiday Engagement To LA's Bourbon Room, November 24

Executive Producers Bradley Bredeweg and Kelley Parker (Mad World Inventions) today announced the return of the acclaimed, sold-out theatrical event, “SCISSORHANDS: A Musical Tribute” – with an all-new, immersive staging – for a six-week holiday engagement.

Interviews: Hablamos con Daniel Diges sobre CHARLIE EN LA FABRICA DE CHOCOLATE

'La gente va a ver la misma magia, o incluso mejor aún porque la tendrán enfrente. Es genial el cine o la televisión, pero donde este el teatro con el directo, siento que entras siendo una persona y sales siendo otra. No os lo podéis perder.'

Swedish Premier Of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes To Göteborgsoperan

In autumn 2024, there will be the Swedish premiere of the musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, based on Roald Dahl's classic Kalle and the Chocolate Factory. The musical premieres at the Gothenburg Opera in a completely new set.

Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at The Royal Theatre

What did our critic think of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at The Royal Theatre?

Baker Grace To Perform At The Legendary Viper Room, September 30

Baker Grace will be performing at The Viper Room on Saturday, September 30th, 2023.

SWEENEY TODD, A History- Part 2: The Demon Barber Slashes His Way From Page To Stage And Beyond

Learn how Sondheim made Sweeney sing and how Mr. Todd made his mark on mass media in Part 2 of SWEENEY TODD, A History.

Robert Wilson Directs 'Ubu' at The Watermill Center

'Ubu' will be performed at The Watermill Center on July 29th. Wilson will also host a VIP dinner for The Watermill Center patrons for a premiere performance on Friday, July 28th!

New Jersey Fringe Festival to Return this August

Summer is here and the New Jersey Fringe Festival is near!  The 3-day outdoor marathon event features live theater performance, music, art vendors, food, craft brews and wine, plus outdoor yoga for the whole family. The event runs August 18th-20th and celebrates creativity and artistic expression, bringing together talented artists and performers from the region to showcase their work in multiple hand-picked venues throughout Downtown Hammonton.

Alice Cooper Shares New Single 'White Frankenstein' & Announces New Tour Dates

Alice Cooper releases his new single “White Line Frankenstein” from his upcoming album Road on earMUSIC. Produced by Bob Ezrin, the album hit worldwide top positions on Amazon within 24 hours of the announcement. “White Line Frankenstein” is built on a rocking riff as it goes into a memorable chorus. Check out tour dtaes!

Billy Crudup to Reprise His Role in HARRY CLARKE at Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Emmy and Tony Award winner Billy Crudup will reprise his award–winning role in David Cale’s Harry Clarke, performing at Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre (2015 Addison St., Berkeley) November 15–December 23, 2023. 

Guest Blog: 'I Didn't Realise the Power of This Character': Gareth Snook on the Responsibility of Playing Willy Wonka in CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

When Roald Dahl’s story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory first came out it must have blown people’s minds – this man, this character, Willy Wonka. Who is he? It’s not a question that one can answer easily, believe me, I’ve tried to answer it.


To be or not to be......if you are talking about being at the Twin Lakes Playhouse, 600 West Sixth Street, in Mountain Home, then the answer is a definite YES. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET is playing this weekend and you don’t want to miss it. The cast will blow you away as you get caught up in the theatrical magic that this community theatre has created.  

NBC News Launches New Documentary '50 Years Fly: The Rise, Fall and Revolution of Hip-Hop Fashion'

As hip-hop marks its 50th anniversary, NBC News will present 50 Years Fly: The Rise, Fall and Revolution of Hip-Hop Fashion, an all-new digital documentary that examines how hip-hop revolutionized music and its long-lasting impact on the fashion industry. Watch the video trailer now!


What did our critic think of SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Trinity Repertory Theatre?

Exclusive: Conley Entertainment Group Takes Over The Cannes Film Festival

While Harrison Ford, Martin Scorsese, Todd Haynes, Natalie Portman, Wes Anderson and more made for the glitziest Cannes Film Festival in recent memory, Conley Entertainment Group (CEG), which recently announced a $100 million equity fund with plans to produce two feature films per year beginning in 2024, was the talk of the town.

Joe Perry Releases 'Sweetzerland Manifesto MKII'

The album also includes vocals courtesy of David Johansen (New York Dolls, Buster Poindexter), Robin Zander (Cheap Trick), and Terry Reid. Perry’s band mate in Hollywood Vampires Johnny Depp served as Executive Producer, while Aerosmith’s go-to producer Jack Douglas, Bruce Witkin, and Joe’s sons Tony and Roman also contributed.

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