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THE LION KING Singapore: Auditions For Filipino Children, 9/5
by Oliver Oliveros - August 30, 2010

Base Entertainment Asia ('Jersey Boys', 'Defending the Caveman') and Singapore Repertory Theatre ('Golden Child', 'Into the Woods') are holding auditions for Filipino and Singaporean young talents, ages 8 to 13, to fill the roles of young cubs Simba and Nala in the Southeast Asian premiere of Disney Theatrical Group's 'The Lion King'. Auditions will be held on Sunday, September 5, 2010 from 2 p.m. onwards at the Singapore Repertory Theatre, Robertson Walk #02-08, 11 Unity Street, Singapore 237995. Singing and dancing experience is required.
PLATINUM Opens at FringeNYC 8/17-21
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2010

The new developmental production of Platinum (www.PlatinumTheMusical.com) starring Donna Bullock (Ragtime, City of Angels, A Class Act) will play the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) as part of the 2010 NY International Fringe Festival.
SPIDER-MAN Announces Complete Cast!
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2010

Lead producer Michael Cohl today announced the complete cast for SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, which begins rehearsals this morning. Directed by Julie Taymor and featuring a book by Julie Taymor and Glen Berger, and new music and lyrics by Bono and The Edge, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will begin previews at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street) on November 14, with opening night set for December 21.
SPIDER-MAN Officially Begins Rehearsals 8/16
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2010

The New York Times has just announced that rehearsals for the much-delayed and much anticipated SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark, will officially begin on August 16, 2010. According to the report, some choreography and aerial flying lessons began on Monday for some of the cast, including Spidey himself, Reeve Carney.
It's Official: Carney, Damiano & Page Open SPIDER-MAN on Broadway Dec. 21, 2010; Previews Begin Nov. 14
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2010

Lead producer Michael Cohl announced today that SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will begin preview performances on Broadway on Sunday, November 14, 2010, at 3 p.m., with Opening Night set for Tuesday evening, December 21. Directed by Julie Taymor and featuring a book by Julie Taymor and Glen Berger, and new music and lyrics by Bono and The Edge, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will open at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street).
Broadway's Hilton Theatre to Be Renamed as Foxwoods Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 9, 2010

Foxwoods Resort Casino, the East Coast's premier resort casino destination, and Live Nation, the world's largest live music company, today announced a multi-year agreement that grants Foxwoods the exclusive naming rights to the former Hilton Theatre on Broadway's historic 42nd Street in New York's Times Square (originally the Ford Center for the Performing Arts). Beginning today, the venue will be called the Foxwoods Theatre. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
VERITAS Benefit Party Held 8/6, Event Hosted By Cumming, Porter & More
by BWW News Desk - August 6, 2010

There will be a special Benefit Celebration on Friday, August 6th at 9:00 pm in honor of the 2010 FringeNYC production of 'Veritas' by Stan Richardson, directed by Ryan J. Davis. The eveningl benefit will be with the exceptional talented cast and production team of 'Veritas' in a sumptuous West Village apartment.
Sorkin-Penned 'The Social Network' to Open New York Film Festival 9/24
by BWW News Desk - August 3, 2010

The New York Film Festival has announced that this year's festival will open with 'The Social Network,' written by Aaron Sorkin (THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION, A FEW GOOD MEN) and directed by David Fincher. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, and Justin Timberlake. 'The Social Network' focuses on Mark Zuckerberg, the creator of Facebook.
Ezralow, Tsypin, Ishioka et al. Lead SPIDEY Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - August 2, 2010

Today, the creative team was announced for the much anticipated SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark musical, opening this winter at the Hilton Theatre on Broadway. The team includes: Daniel Ezralow (Choreography), George Tsypin (Scenic Design), Academy Award®-winner Eiko Ishioka (Costume Design), Tony® Award-winner Donald Holder (Lighting Design), Jonathan Deans (Sound Design) and Teese Gohl (Musical Supervision).
Taymor's TEMPEST to Highlight NY Film Fest., Oct. 2
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2010

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, Julie Taymor is at the helm of a new film adaptation of THE TEMPEST, to be released this December. The film was shot in Hawaii with stars Helen Mirren (Prospera), Alfred Molina (Stephano), Ben Whishaw (Ariel), Felicity Jones (Miranda), Russell Brand (Trinculo), Djimon Hounsou (Caliban), Alan Cumming (Sebastian), Chris Cooper (Antonio), and David Strathairn (Alonso). The New York Times reports today that the film will in fact be the main attraction at this year's New York Film Festival, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center in October. The film will get a special screening on October 2, 2010 at Alice Tully Hall.
VERITAS Benefit Party Held 8/6, Event Hosted By Cumming, Porter & More
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2010

There will be a special Benefit Celebration on Friday, August 6th at 9:00 pm in honor of the 2010 FringeNYC production of 'Veritas' by Stan Richardson, directed by Ryan J. Davis. The eveningl benefit will be with the exceptional talented cast and production team of 'Veritas' in a sumptuous West Village apartment.
Taymor's 'Tempest' Film Starring Mirren Closes Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - July 26, 2010

Deadline.com reports that Julie Taymor's film adaptation of 'The Tempest' will close the Venice Film Festival. The film will then be released by Disney on December 10 in 'exclusive engagements,' expanding to limited screens after one week.
Bruce Sabath, Wayne Wilcox Set For PLATINUM at FringeNYC 8/17-21
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2010

The new developmental production of Platinum (www.PlatinumTheMusical.com) starring Donna Bullock (Ragtime, City of Angels, A Class Act) will play the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) as part of the 2010 NY International Fringe Festival.
SPIDER-MAN Officially Begins Rehearsals 8/16
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2010

The New York Times has just announced that rehearsals for the much-delayed and much anticipated SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark, will officially begin on August 16, 2010. According to the report, some choreography and aerial flying lessons began on Monday for some of the cast, including Spidey himself, Reeve Carney.
Bruce Sabath, Wayne Wilcox Set For PLATINUM at FringeNYC 8/17-21
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2010

The new developmental production of Platinum (www.PlatinumTheMusical.com) starring Donna Bullock (Ragtime, City of Angels, A Class Act) will play the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) as part of the 2010 NY International Fringe Festival.
SPIDER-MAN Gets New PR Representative in Rick Miramontez
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2010

SPIDER-MAN has made headlines again. The New York Times reports that press agent Adrian Bryan-Brown of Boneau/Bryan-Brown has cut ties with Broadway's upcoming SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK. Bryan-Brown's Thursday statement noted that he 'made the personal decision to resign this week,' and looked forward to seeing the production on Broadway. He has been working on the show for the past three years. The lead producer of the show, Michael Cohl, has accepted the resignation and appointed Rick Miramontez, president of firm O&M, to head future press for SPIDER-MAN.
On-Set Photos Released of Taymor's TEMPEST with Mirren, Irons, et al.
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 2010

SplashNewsOnline acquired on-set photos of Julie Taymor's film adaptation of THE TEMPEST, to be released this December. The film was shot in Hawaii with stars Helen Mirren ('Prospera'), Jeremy Irons, Alfred Molina, Ben Whishaw, Felicity Jones, and Russell Brand. The photos can be viewed here.
New SPIDEY Details from 'Spider Man' Reeve Carney!
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2010

In an interview with Examiner out yesterday, Reeve Carney reveals that SPIDER-MAN is indeed gearing up for rehearsals at last, beginning on August 10, 2010. Currently on tour with the UK band, Athlete, Carney's band, Carney, will play a final show in Chicago for 'Taste of Chicago' on July 4th and together head to New York to begin rehearsals for the show. The three additional members of the Carney band will play in SPIDER-MAN's orchestra pit.
Marvel Comics Extends SPIDER-MAN Rights in Anticipation for Nov. or Dec. Opening on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2010

Damiano_to_Play_Mary_Jane_in_SpiderMan_20010101 Variety reports today that SPIDER-MAN, Turn Off the Dark is yet one step closer to opening at the Hilton Theatre on Broadway, as Marvel Comics has granted the production a 5th (and an alleged final) extension on the rights, in anticipation of a November or December opening. Previews would begin in October.
Damiano to Play Mary Jane in Spider-Man?
by BWW News Desk - June 8, 2010

The New York Times is repoting that Jennifer Damiano who just announced her July 18th departure from NEXT TO NORMAL has already found her next role - love interest Mary Jane Watson, in the upcoming SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark which is said to be on track for a late 2010 opening.
STAGE TUBE: Reeve Carney Talks SPIDER-MAN, Taymor
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2010

The upcoming SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark musical was scheduled to begin previews on February 25, 2010. Financial troubles and a makeover of the producing team has delayed the opening to an undetermined date next season. Auditions for the role of Mary Jane Watson (formerly held by Evan Rachel Wood) and for the ensemble were held in April. The production's home will remain at the Hilton Theatre.
Photo Coverage: New Dramatists Honor Julie Taymor
by Peter James Zielinski - May 19, 2010

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and one of the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, honored two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor with their 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 61st Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, to be held Tuesday, May 18th at the New York Marriott Marquis. Ms. Taymor's award was presented to her by Academy Award winning actress Helen Mirren, who stars in Taymor's soon-to-be-released film adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatricals served as the Luncheon Chair. Disney Theatricals and Robert Boyett were the benefactors for New Dramatists 61st Annual Spring Luncheon.
Taymor Seeks to Make SPIDER-MAN the Next LION KING
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

RIALTO_CHATTER_Patrick_Page_to_Take_Over_Green_Goblin_in_SPIDERMAN_20010101 Today, Julie Taymor was honored by New Dramatists for a Lifetime of Acheivement at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in Times Square. A topic the director couldn't avoid, according to the New York Times: the status of the upcoming SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark musical, which has experienced significant delays and cast changes due to a large finaincial fall out last fall.
New Dramatists Honor Julie Taymor At Annual Luncheon 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, proudly announces that two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor will be honored with their 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 61st Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, to be held Tuesday, May 18th at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Julie Taymor Plans 'Transposed Heads' Musical Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2010

Director Julie Taymor recently announced plans for an adaptation of Thomas Mann's 'Transposed Heads.' The film will feature a script by SPIDER-MAN book writer Glenn Berger and a score by Elliot Goldenthal, who worked with Taymor on 'Across the Universe.'

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