South Pacific film remake on the horizon starring Michelle Williams

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Michelle Williams is in talks to star in the musical movie remake of South Pacific. The actress has reportedly been offered the role of US navy nurse Nellie Forbush in a new big screen adaption of the stage musical most recently seen on Broadway in a lush and lavish production at Lincoln Center. […]

Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta Jones, Russell Crowe & More to Perform Live at the Oscars

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Academy Award  winners Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Russell Crowe join this year’s Oscar  nominees Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway along with Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, and Helena Bonham Carter in a celebration honoring movie musicals of the last decade. “We are pleased to have been able to amass […]

Les Misérables to Return to Broadway Spring 2014

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Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece Les Misérables will come to Broadway in March, 2014 at a Shubert theater to be announced. The re-imagined Les Misérables is currently on tour, breaking box-office records across the country and around the world. The touring […]

Top Ten Movie Musicals

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The movie musical is back! Though the golden age of the movie musical is said to have been sometime between 1930 and 1960, musicals have always been a relevant genre and, today, it thrives. With the recent release of “Les Miserables” and the announcement that this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, to be held […]

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Aaron Sorkin Drops Out of Writing Broadway’s Houdini, Starring Hugh Jackman

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Deadline.com reports that Aaron Sorkin has dropped out of the Boradway production of Houdini. Sorkin was to write the libretto for the musical, which is to star Hugh Jackman as the famous magician. Reportedly, Sorkin was forced to drop the project due to scheduling conflicts. He is scheduled to write the second season […]

Why Anne Hathaway Has to Win the Oscar! Check Out the Video.

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Anne Hathaway’s performance in Les Miserables has garnered plenty of attention. The actress most recently nabbed the SAG Award for Best Supporting Actress and many think she’s a shoe-in for the Oscar. Hathaway underwent a major body transformation, cut off all her hair and even snotted on screen. That’s a win, right? If […]

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

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It’s nearly Christmas Day. In just one short week you’ll be expected to have presents ready under the tree. Don’t worry. In fact, procrastinators rejoice! We’ve got some last minute gift ideas for the Broadway lover in your life. Most of these gifts can be picked up in your neighborhood, but in a […]

Release Date Set for Les Miserables Film Soundtrack Announced

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Here’s another reason to look forward to December 25th. Producers of the Les Miserables film adaptation have announced that the movie’s soundtrack will also be released on the fateful day. Fans can blast Anne Hathaway’s rendition of “I Dreamed a Dream” and a new track sung by Hugh Jackman as they make their […]

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Les Miserables Extended UK Trailer   Theater Advisor has the latest extended trailer for the film adaptation of Les Miserables. Enjoy: Les Miserables UK Trailer from Theater Advisor With six weeks to go to release, a full trailer for the film, which stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, […]

24th Annual Gypsy of the Year Event Sets Dates

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The Gypsy of the Year Competition will be back for its 24th year on Monday, December 3 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, December 4 (2 PM) at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd Street). The celebration of the tireless work of ensemble singers and dancers is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The Gypsy of the Year Competition is […]