‘Peter Pan’ Poster — Allison Williams Takes Flight
Oct17

‘Peter Pan’ Poster — Allison Williams Takes Flight

Christopher Walken and Allison Williams get in character for “Peter Pan” in new poster ahead of the live show in December  ...

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‘Dr. Zhivago’ The Musical Coming To Broadway
Oct02

‘Dr. Zhivago’ The Musical Coming To Broadway

The stage musical adaptation of “Doctor Zhivago” -- in development for eight years –is headed to Broadway in 2015. Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, who helmed productions in La Jolla and Australia, will also direct the show based on the 1958 Nobel Prize-winning novel by Russian author Boris Pasternak. It begins previews at the Broadway Theater on March 27 and opens April 21. The impressive creative team includes...

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JoyHog Fall: 8 Broadway Plays
Sep03

JoyHog Fall: 8 Broadway Plays

This is Our Youth (Sept. 11) Cort Theater Playwright: Kenneth Lonergan Cast: Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, Tavi Gevinson. 48 hours in the live of three teenagers in 1982, one of whom has stolen cash from his father. You Can’t Take It With You (Sept. 28) Longacre Theater Playwrights: George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart Cast: James Earl Jones, Kristine Nielsen and Elizabeth Ashley lead a cast of nearly two dozen. Two families (one deeply...

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NBC Picks Its Peter Pan — Allison Williams
Jul30

NBC Picks Its Peter Pan — Allison Williams

“Girls” star Allison Williams will play the boy who refused to grow up in NBC’s new staging of “Peter Pan Live!” The live telecast of this musical classic will air Dec. 4. Williams said: I have wanted to play Peter Pan since I was about three years old, so this is a dream come true. What could go wrong in a live televised production with simultaneous flying, sword fighting and singing?...

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Rum Tum Tugger Raps In ‘Cats’ Return To West End
Jul08

Rum Tum Tugger Raps In ‘Cats’ Return To West End

The hit musical “Cats” is returning to London’s West End this year, getting a modern makeover that includes… a rapping feline? Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber said the character of Rum Tum Tugger would become “a street cat” in the show, based on TS Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. Webber said: I’ve come to the conclusion having re-read Eliot, that maybe Eliot was the...

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2014 Tony Award Winners — ‘Gentleman’s Guide, ‘Hedwig’ Lead The Way
Jun09

2014 Tony Award Winners — ‘Gentleman’s Guide, ‘Hedwig’ Lead The Way

Tony voters spread the wealth this year, with no one show dominating. “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” and “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” each took home a total of four awards, while “A Raisin in the Sun” earned three for revival, director Kenny Leon, and costar Sophie Okenedo. Best Musical: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder Best Play: All the Way Best Revival of a Play: A Raisin in the...

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