Source: Broadway.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 4:21 pm
Casey Cott's a pinball wizard! The Riverdale fave is starring alongside Christian Borle and Mandy Gonzalez in the Kennedy Center production of The Who's Tommy, which is playing through April 28. Take a look at the fun photos from the musical, and if you're in Washington, D.C. this weekend, catch it live!
Source: Broadway.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 4:05 pm
Ink's Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller and more talk bringing the story of Rupert Murdoch and The Sun to Broadway on opening night.
Source: Broadway.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 3:34 pm
Ryann Redmond stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Frozen and more with Beth Stevens.
Source: Broadway.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 2:29 pm
Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.
Mike Birbiglia to Host 2019 Lortel Awards
Mike Birbiglia, the acclaimed comedic monologuist who earned acclaim this season for the Broadway premiere of his comedy The New One, has signed on as emcee of the 2019 Lortel Awards. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at NYU's Skirball Center on May 5. In addition to The New One, which is currently nominated for a Lortel Award, Birbiglia has earned acclaim off-Broadway for his Lortel-winning My Girlfriend's Boyfriend and Lortel-nominated Thank God for Jokes and Sleepwalk with Me. For a full look at the 2019 Lortel nominations, click here.
Billy Magnussen & Ben Whishaw Cast in New James Bond Film
Acclaimed stage alums Billy Magnussen and Ben Whishaw will return to the big screen in 2020 as part of the newest James Bond flick. The pair is newly announced among a slew of co-stars joining stage alum Daniel Craig (Betrayal), returning to the title role for the major motion picture. Magnussen is a Tony nominee for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike who made a splash in the film world in Into the Woods. Whishaw won a Theatre World Award for Broadway's ...
Source: Broadway.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 1:55 pm
These portraits are hot off the presses after James Graham's Ink's opening night on April 24 at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Led by Jonny Lee Miller as Larry Lamb and Bertie Carvel reprising his Olivier-winning performance as Rupert Murdoch, Ink, directed by Rupert Goold, and tells the story of the rise of tabloid newspaper The Sun. The cast took their opening night bows and continued the celebration at the Copacabana by stepping into the Broadway.com portrait booth. Check out the exclusive shots of the stars hitting the front page, and be sure to head to the theater to see the show yourself.
Source: Broadway.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 1:35 pm
John Cameron Mitchell is a Tony winner who has made his name known for being in Broadway's The Secret Garden, Six Degrees of Separation, Big River and of course, his acclaimed Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Mitchell is now off on a new adventure and releasing Anthem, a new podcast that combines music, drama and theater.
"[Anthem] originally started as a sequel to Hedwig," Mitchell said in a recent interview on Broadway.com's #LiveAtFive. "The main character of this piece is living in the same trailer that Hedwig lived in but doesn’t know who she is. The character is out of insurance, so he's doing a telethon on an app in his phone to raise money to get his tumor out. He's staying online until he gets $100,000 to get this tumor out or until he dies, whatever comes first." Headlined by Mitchell, Anthem also features five other Tony winners, including Patti LuPone, Cynthia Erivo and Glenn Close.
Season One of Anthem, titled "Homonculus" is produced by Topic (makers of the binge-worthy Missing Richard Simmons) and distributed by Luminary. Over ten episodes, it will feature 31 original songs by Mitchell and co-writer Bryan Weller, which will be ...
Source: ArtsJournal.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 1:31 pm
Source: Broadway.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 1:29 pm
At the opening night of Ink, the cast and friends fill in the blanks of headlines from The Sun in this Red Carpet Challenge.
Source: Broadway.com | Posted: April 25 2019 @ 1:06 pm
Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell discusses taking the stage alongside Glenda Jackson in King Lear, her stage career and more.
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