Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong to Write Songs for Rock Adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing

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Send to Kindle Billie is back to Broadway! Billy Joe Armstrong, lead singer of Green Day and writer of the recent Broadway show American Idiot, the Musical, will write songs for These Paper Bullets , a rock ‘n roll updating of Much Ado About Nothing. The new show is scheduled to premiere at Yale rep […]

Nice Work If You Can Get It Will Welcome Blythe Danner to the Cast on December 18

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Producers of the Tony Award winning musical comedy Nice Work If You Can Get It  have announced that Emmy and Tony Award winner Blythe Danner will join the production for 12 weeks beginning Tuesday, December 18th and continuing through March 10th. Ms. Danner will assume the role of Millicent Winter, the mother of Matthew Broderick’s character […]

Glenn Close, Bobby Cannavale & More Broadway Stars Receive 2012 Emmy Nominations

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The Emmy Awards are this Sunday and quite a few of the nominees know their way around the Broadway stage. Harvey star Jim Parsons, Tony Award winners Glenn Close, Christine Baranski and Denis O’Hare and Tony Award nominees Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco have all earned nods for the performances this past TV […]

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ will close July 22 as originally planned

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The Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’s Streetcar Named Desirewill end its run at the Broadhurst Theater on July 22 as originally planned. The production had previously announced an extension through August 19. A West End run for the Streetcar is also in the works for the fall, but there has been no announcement […]

David Schwimmer and Amy Ryan join the cast of ‘Detroit’

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Acclaimed film, stage and television stars Oscar and Tony Award nominee Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone, “The Office,” On the Mountain at Playwrights Horizons) and Emmy Award nominee David Schwimmer (“Friends,” “Band of Brothers,” “Madagascar”) have joined the cast of Detroit in the New York premiere of the new play by Obie Award […]

Reviews are in for ‘Streetcar Named Desire’

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Streetcar Named Desire, starring Blair Underwood, opened on Sunday night at the Broadhurst Theatre. The production has gotten quite a bit of attention for its multiracial cast, but that choice seems to have little to do with the success of the show. Aside from the omission of a Polish last name, the play […]

Top Ten TV Shows Featuring Broadway Actors, part 1

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In the vein of Smash, which boasts a number of celebrated Broadway stars, we thought it would be fun to check out other television shows that also feature Broadway’s best. As it turns, Broadway is well represented these days. Compiled here are the first five of our list. These shows are ranked in […]

A Streetcar Named Desire is back on

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When one door closes another door opens. On January 24, Rebecca producers announced that the production would make its Broadway debut next season, instead of the previously announced April opening. Giving the show little time to mourn, a representative of the planned revival of the Tennesee Williams classic Streetcar Named Desire reported to The […]