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A Christmas Story Live! - 2017 - Motion Picture

From Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! is inspired by the holiday classic feature "A Christmas Story" and the Tony Award-nominated Broadway production "A Christmas Story: The Musical." Marc Platt ("Grease: Live," "La La Land," "Wicked") and Adam Siegel ("Grease: Live”) will executive-produce, with Jonathan Tolins and Robert Cary (“Grease: Live,” “Anything but Love,” “Ira & Abby") serving as co-executive producers and writers. Scott Ellis (the 2016 Broadway revival of "She Loves Me," "Weeds") is an executive producer and will serve as the director overseeing the stage direction. Alex Rudzinski ("Grease: Live," "Dancing with the Stars") is an executive producer and will serve as the live television director. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ("Dear Evan Hansen," "La La Land") who composed the original score to "A Christmas Story: The Musical," will compose several new songs for the LIVE television event airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

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by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Ana Gasteyer is sweetening up the Holidays with the release today of her new holiday album, Sugar & Booze. The collection of festive seasonal songs, classic and original, offer a swinging nod to the vintage holidays of yore with a modern touch and plenty of style.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
The Perfect Fit, the Musical: A Perfectly Distant Concert, adapted from the original musical from 14 year old musical sensation Joshua Turchin, will livestream from the Shubert Studios at New World Stages in New York City on Sunday, November 15th at 7pm EST.
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2018
Fox has given a script commitment with penalty to Saturday Night Special, a drama about police officers in Washington, D.C, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series comes from writer Robert Specland, who executive produces with Marc Platt and Adam Siegel. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Ana Gasteyer ('Saturday Night Live,' 'The Goldbergs,' Netflicks' Wine Country) is sweetening up the holidays with the release of her new holiday album, Sugar & Booze. Brimming with creative arrangements on standards such as 'You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch' and a retro Mambo 'Sleigh Ride,' Gasteyer's soulful, clear vocals breathe a fresh new, and often bemused take on these beloved classics and evokes Holiday nostalgia on its original songs, such as 'Nothing Rhymes with Christmas' and 'Blue Black Friday.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Everything from Matteo Lane giving us very Mariah Christmas (Dec 17) to Isaac Oliver (writer on GLOW & High Maintenance) as your Valentine (Feb 13) to the debut of a very special project by Gloria Reuben (Mar 31) will hit the stage at Joe's Pub in the coming weeks!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Take Me Out has found its full Broadway cast! Second Stage Theater has announced full casting for the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out. Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Will Harrison, Carl Lundstedt, Ken Marks, Michael Oberholtzer, and Joél Pérez will join previously announced stars Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams. Directed by Scott Ellis, Take Me Out will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Funny lady Ana Gasteyer ('Saturday Night Live,' 'The Goldbergs,' 'Wine Country') is sweetening up the holidays with the release of her new holiday album, Sugar & Booze. The collection of festive seasonal songs, classic and original, offer a swinging nod to the vintage holidays of yore with a modern touch and plenty of style. Gasteyer brings her Sugar & Booze tour to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, December 18 at 8pm with a night of hilarious holiday cabaret that harkens back to the big-band jazz era with a modern and often comedic touch.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that PATRICK J. ADAMS will make his Broadway debut opposite the previously announced Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams in the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, TAKE ME OUT. Directed by Scott Ellis, TAKE ME OUT will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). Mr. Adams will play Kippy Sunderstrom, the best friend of Darren Lemming (Jesse Williams).
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Isaac Mizrahi returns to Cafe Carlyle for three special performances titled Isaac & on June 10, June 17, and June 24. Isaac's previous three residencies in the room were sellouts, receiving widespread critical acclaim. He'll be joined by his band of jazz musicians, led by Ben Waltzer, for an evening of eclectic tunes and charming storytelling. Each night a well-known friend will join him on stage for a few songs and banter. With a fresh stock of swag items to re-gift to audience members and a wealth of commentary on everything from prescription drugs to obsession with social media, audiences are sure to be delighted by this "founding father of Alt Cabaret," according to the New York Times.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
(mostly)musicals is BACK with their 33rd edition, BODY Language (a cabaret for every BODY), on Monday June 3rd at the newly renamed Feinstein's at Vitello's! The evening will be in the capable HANDS of Gregory Nabours at the piano, and will feature performers you'll be HEAD over HEELS for, from Broadway and LA, singing songs about ANATOMY!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues its run with the release of a new episode today. Season two, episode fourteen features special guests: Singer/Songwriter Victoria Shaw (CMA, ACM and 2-time Emmy Award-winning songwriter) and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
Isaac Mizrahi returns to Cafe Carlyle for three special performances titled Isaac & on June 10, June 17, and June 24.
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2019
Last year, NBC announced that its next live musical would be Hair, airing in spring 2019. In July, the network scheduled the event for Sunday, May 19. When Sunday rolls around, however, Hair Live! won't be airing, because in February, NBC shelved the live musical permanently.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018
Jennifer Foster (Off-Broadway's IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET, Michael Arden's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Hollywood Bowl HAIR & MAMMA MIA) releases the first of Foster the Art's Live Sessions: 'Coldwater Canyon'. Foster the Art is a group of Los Angeles based artists and musicians who volunteer their time and skills to raise money and awareness for charitable causes through live music.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018
House 10 Productions is pleased to announce HER TURN: A Benefit Cabaret for TIME'S UP at Open Space Cafe (457 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036) in West Hollywood on May 20th. There will be two performances, one at 3PM & 8PM. The show features a girl-powered mix of classic pop, rock and musical theatre songs sung by an all-female cast. The purpose behind the cabaret is to highlight local TV & theatre talent and raise money for the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
Lyrics for Life is a concert series that has been seen in New York City and Los Angeles since 2014, featuring young talent from Broadway, TV, film, London's West End, award-winning dancers, musicians, and more.
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 20, 2018
Ted Sod: Why did you want to direct Amy and the Orphans by Lindsey Ferrentino? How did you get involved with this production?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018
On Monday, June 18, 2018, the Foundation for New American Musicals returns to Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal to present the 5th edition of 3RD MONDAYS, an up close and personal experience with exciting musical theatre artists performing songs from Broadway's past, present, and future!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2018
In an age where televised live events are becoming more and more popular, rules need to be changed. The Emmys are finally sorting this out, according to Variety. The awards organization has split the special class categories into variety special (live) and variety special (pre-recorded).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Broadway Dreams  announce the 2018 Broadway Dreams Summer Intensive, featuring an all-star faculty roster comprised of Broadway performers, directors, casting directors and choreographers, held July 8 - 15, 2018 at The Wallis in Beverly Hills. The annual weeklong intensive invites future stars of the stage to embark on a rigorous week of Broadway-caliber training-focusing on acting, vocal performance and dance-taught by the brightest and best industry professionals. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2019
(mostly)musicals is BACK with their 33rd edition, BODY Language (a cabaret for every BODY), on Monday June 3rd at the newly renamed Feinstein's at Vitello's! The evening will be in the capable HANDS of Gregory Nabours at the piano and will feature performers you'll be HEAD over HEELS for, from Broadway and LA, singing songs about ANATOMY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
Creators Carly Brooke Feinman and Cassie Willson are thrilled to announce the casting for their original musical If Sand Were Stone, making its Off-Broadway debut this July as part of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's (NYMF) Next Link Project. Featuring original music by Ms. Willson and original book & lyrics by Ms. Feinman, If Sand Were Stone will play a 5-performance run at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row beginning July 18, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018
On the very day that the newsboy strike began on July 18, 1899, Moonlight Stage Productions will open its second show of its summer season, DISNEY'S NEWSIES. The San Diego Regional Premiere production will run July 18 - August  4 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues its increasingly popular run with the release of a new episode today. Season four, episode two features special guests: Noah Baird, Audrey Cymone, Madison Lagares and Grant Steele.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018
On Monday, June 18, 2018, the Foundation for New American Musicals returned to Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal to present the 5th edition of 3RD MONDAYS, an up close and personal experience with exciting musical theatre artists performing songs from Broadway's past, present, and future! Scroll down for photos of this stellar night!
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2018
NBC's Live broadcast of the hit rock-musical HAIR, directed by Diane Paulus and Alex Rudzinski, is set to air May 19, 2019, TV Line has reported.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
(mostly)musicals is PANTING to tell you about our NEXT edition - DOG DAYS of Summer (an off-the-leash cabaret) on Monday, 8.12.19!
by Paul Smith - Jul 20, 2019
Hamilton is ready to blow us all away as they enter their fourth year of their monumental Broadway run! Take a look at the current cast that is burning up the Richard Rodgers stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Fraser Entertainment Group's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY will be back at LA's Rockwell Table and Stage with another new cast of performers. The celebration of the Broadway Songbook will take place on Sunday, July 21st at 8PM (doors open at 6:30).
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2018
This morning, Samira Wiley ('The Handmaid's Tale,' 'Orange Is the New Black') and Ryan Eggold ('New Amsterdam,' 'BlackKklansman') announced the nominations for the 70TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS from the WOLFTheatre at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019
YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced the digital release of Band Geeks, an EP featuring six songs from the musical, today, Friday, January 4.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2020
Today's top stories: Jake Gyllenhaal will produce and lead a film adaptation of Fun Home, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2019
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today top stories: The Public kicks off its Under The Radar Festival, and more!
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Sunday's performance of RENT on FOX, the live musical that ended up being not-so-live, has drawn ratings at the lowest ratings of TV musicals that have aired in recent years, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2020
With David Alan Grier making his official return to Broadway tonight as Sergeant Vernon C. Waters in Roundabout Theatre Company's A Soldier's Play, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated turn as Sportin' Life in 2012's Tony-nominated production of The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess on the show's opening night. Check out the video to see Grier alongside Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Phillip Boykin, Joshua Henry, and more as they celebrate the special night!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Carrie Manolakos stars in the title role of this first-look benefit performance of IRENA, a new musical by Megan Cavallari (The Game, Hot Shoe Shuffle) and Kait Kerrigan (The Mad Ones, The Bad Years), directed by Jonah Platt (Dog Sees God) at Temple Emanuel Beverly Hills on January 26th (7pm) & 27th (1pm). Proceeds from the event will go toward the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the first show in its fifth season of our TYA Family Series... James and The Giant Peach. With book by Timothy Allen McDonald, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, based on the book by Roald Dahl, and directed by Darryl B. Hovis, James and The Giant Peach will preview from February 15 through February 17; regular performances will begin February 17 and continue through March 3 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Joe's Pub has a fun lineup of holiday-inspired acts coming your way this month! See full details below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
SNL and Broadway veteran is celebrating the holidays this season with the release of her latest album, Sugar & Booze, and she's calling on a fellow Elphaba vet for support. Watch as she hilariously gives Idina Menzel a call and check out Menzel's response below!
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2018
ABC (4.106 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #1) pulled into the top spot among adults 18-49 thanks to its telecast of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' (5.138 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) and the finale to 'The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition' (3.591 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T5).
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 2, 2019
In addition to her celebrated work as a television actor and on SNL, Ana Gasteyer is a trained singer who has starred in multiple Broadway and televised musicals as well as at The Hollywood Bowl.
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
NBC (7:30-11pm) (14.811 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 4.5, #1) continued its reign on Sunday with its mix of 'Football Night in America #1' (5.987 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #6), 'Football Night in America #2' (10.170 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 2.9, #4), 'Football Night in America #3' (13.675 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 4.1, #3) and 'Sunday Night Football' (15.967 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 4.9, #2).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, begins the new year with the world premiere Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and written with Richard Curtis. Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber begins performances Thursday, January 30, 2020, and will continue through Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the major sponsor of Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Opening Night is Sunday evening, February 9, 2020 at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018
Broadway Actress Danyelle Bossardet (Beauty and the Beast) and pianist / assistant conductor for Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience Michael Sobie will be debuting their show "Danyelle and Michael Sing Menken and More" on Tuesday, August 28th at famed Los Angeles venue Rockwell Table and Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) is continuing its run with the release of a new episode today. Season four, episode thirteen features special guests: Greg Baldwin, Allie Kiesel and Isabella Iannelli.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
Broadway's kid actors are still connecting (virtually of course) and its The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin that showcases it quite well.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018
Join USITT, costume designer William Ivey Long, and author Bobbi Owen Thursday, April 19, at The Drama Book Shop in New York City, for a signing and discussion of The Designs of William Ivey Long by Bobbi Owen, the 12th and final book in USITT's series documenting the work of America's best theatrical designers.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2018
The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its world premiere production of Amanda Peet's Our Very Own Carlin McCullough. The play will feature Mamie Gummer (The Good Wife, True Detective) as Cyn, Abigail Dylan Harrison (The Affair) as Carlin at 10, Caroline Heffernan as Carlin at 17, Tyee Tilghman as Saleef and Joe Tippett (Rise, Broadway's Waitress) as Jay. Tyne Rafaeli (Geffen's Ironbound, Actually) will direct.
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2018
Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert has scored a 6.0 rating, 10 share in household results from Nielsen's 56 metered markets from 8-10:15 p.m. ET.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues with the release of a new episode featuring special guests: Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story, A Christmas Story Live, Duck Tales and more), and Fallyn (Mary Poppins, singer/songwriter).