Posts with tag "broadway"
- Posted Aug 22nd 2010 at 02:49 PM by Christine Fenno
Making his Broadway debut, Justin Guarini -- the singer with the infectious smile who lost to Kelly Clarkson on the very first season of 'American Idol' -- has just won a key role in the upcoming Broadway musical 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.' According to the Los Angeles Times, the production (based on the 1988 Pedro Almodovar comedy costarring Antonio Banderas) is scheduled to open...
- Posted Jun 11th 2010 at 02:04 PM by PopEater Staff
Twenty-first century holiday classic 'Elf' will launch a holiday Broadway run this November, the New York Times reports. Writer Thomas Meehan told the Times 'Elf the Musical' is in "very good shape, very fun shape." The production will set up at the Al Hirschfeld Theater and run through New Year's Day. "It's hard to imagine a more ideal show to run over the holidays," said Meehan, who has...
- Posted May 20th 2010 at 07:15 PM by PopEater Staff
It's true. Pee-wee Herman will be hitting Broadway later this year, The New York Times reports. The bow-tie clad character will get his own six-week run this October in 'The Pee-wee Herman Show' at the Stephen Sondheim Theater. And the man behind the man in the grey suit, Paul Reubens, couldn't be more excited. "I can hardly believe it," Reubens told the Times earlier this week. "Honestly, I've...
- Posted Apr 22nd 2010 at 11:15 AM by Nicki Gostin
Kelsey Grammer, best known for his role as fussbudget Frasier Crane on 'Frasier,' is thinking outside of the box (and the closet) in his latest role. Grammer has returned to his "first love," the stage, in the Broadway revival of 'La Cage Aux Folles.' The musical, which spawned the hit film 'The Birdcage,' centers on the lives of Georges, portrayed by Grammer, the owner of a drag club on the...
- Posted Dec 30th 2009 at 03:00 PM by Nana-Adwoa Ofori
The 2009-2010 Broadway calendar is saturated with a number of celebrity faces starring in major shows. Everyone from Ashlee Simpson to Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig came to the Great White Way this season. It is no surprise that Broadway has turned to Hollywood for their headliners because celebrity endorsements bring even more money to this 939 million dollar a year industry (via Playbill.) Even...
- Posted Dec 3rd 2009 at 06:57 AM by PopEater Staff
The British press is swooning over the possibility that Sienna Miller and Jude Law -- once Britain's most prominent celeb couples until a rash of infidelity and drama -- are once again dating. The two have been spotted together several times over recent weeks, as they're both in New York for stints on Broadway....
- Posted Oct 18th 2009 at 10:18 AM by PopEater Staff
Lots of people know Sienna Miller for her very public and very scandal-inducing relationships over the years. Because of that, many people forget she's one of Hollywood's most critically-adored and respected young actresses. The gorgeous British actress is looking to put her past behind her and get back to basics in Broadway's 'After Miss Julie. Speaking with the New York Times, Miller said:...
- Posted Oct 5th 2009 at 10:45 AM by PopEater Staff
A performance of the Broadway show 'The Royal Family' was cut short Sunday when one of its stars, veteran actor Tony Roberts, began speaking incoherently. Ellen Belson, an audience member, told the New York Times that producers lowered the curtain after the 69-year-old Roberts began "mumbling and talking gibberish" shortly after the show began. "At first I thought it was part of the show," she...
- Posted Aug 27th 2009 at 06:48 AM by PopEater Staff
Parker Posey has withdrawn from a lead role in the upcoming off-Broadway production of 'This' after developing Lyme disease, Huffington Post reports. The show will go on, the production company says and a replacement will be announced in a few weeks....
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