Chicago Stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger Join List of Oscar Presenters

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At last year’s Oscar Awards ceremony, the two nominated songs weren’t even performed on the telecast. This year, the shows producers plan to make up for that exclusion. Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have plenty of music in store for the 85th Academy Awards ceremony, to be held on February 24. The […]

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 […]

NEWSIES Cast Members to Participate in Live Chat with Fans on YouTube

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For the third time this year, cast members from the Broadway musical Newsies will chat with fans live on YouTube. This Saturday, August 18th at 6:00PM EST, Newsies’ Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ryan Steele, Garett Hawe and Laurie Veldheer will be on hand to talk about the show. Fans of the musical, winner of the 2012 […]

Jeremy Jordan To Depart NEWSIES; Corey Cott Begins Performances as Jack Kelly on Wed, Sep 5

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Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan has officially set his departure date from Broadway’s Newsies. Jordan will play his last bout as leader of the Manhatten Newsies September 4. Corey Cott, a recent college graduate, will become the show’s new leading man. Cott became the Jack Kelly alternate earlier this month and will continue […]

Newsies Announces Open Ended Run

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Extra Extra! This just in! Newsies, the breakout new musical, starring Tony Award nominated Jeremy Jordan, has announced that its Broadway run will be open ended. The production will release a new block of tickets for performances August 20-Novemebr 18 starting Monday, May 21 at 10:00 AM. Following a critically acclaimed run at […]

Bad News for “GCB” starring Kristen Chenoweth

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Not a prayer could save it. ABC has canceled the TV comedy “GCB”, starring Tony Award winner Kristen Chenoweth. The series supposedly aired its season/series finale on May 6, so suggests tweets from its stars. The show joins other ABC series “The River” and “Missing.” Leslie Bibb wrote, “To all u #GCB fans […]

Critics weigh in on ‘The Columnist’ starring John Lithgow

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Pulitzer and Tony Award winner David Auburn’s play, The Columnist, opened Wednesday night (April 25) at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater. The play, presented by the Manhattan Theater Club, stars John Lithgow as the real-life newspaperman Joseph Alsop. The play details the life of the journalist—a man who was adored, dreaded and solicited […]

Great News for Newsies: Review Round-Up

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If pirouettes impress, Newsies is your show. The new musical, which had an overwhelmingly successful debut last year at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey, opened March 29 at the Nederlander Theater to very positive reviews. It  is full of exciting songs by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, high-energy dance numbers choreographed […]

Disney’s ‘Newsies’ Extends Run

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After just one week in previews, Disney’s new musical, Newsies, has announced an extension of its limited run at the Nederlander Theatre. The production was originally scheduled to play through June 10, but will now run through August 19. Newsies stars Jeremy Jordan, formerly of Bonnie & Clyde, as the rebellious newsboy Jack […]

Tune your Television

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The former ladies of Wicked, Tony Award winners Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel will appear on television in the coming days. The two will be making separate appearances; Chenoweth will be a guest on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and Menzel will be making several appearances, including spots on “Ellen” and “Chelsea Lately.” Kristin […]