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First Trailer for Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland in 'Judy' Is Here

First Trailer for Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland in ‘Judy’ Is Here

We still can’t get over how amazing Renee Zellweger looks as Judy Garland in the upcoming biopic about the actress. Following the final year of Garland’s life, Judy looks to be another lushly produced film about a larger than life personality. “It was such a joy learning about the magnificence of this person,” Zellweger told […]

'The Prom': Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Adapt of Broadway Musical

‘The Prom’: Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Broadway Musical Feature Adapt

Creative power-house Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, Pose, Glee) continues flexing his Netflix muscle, this time moving forward on a feature film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical The Prom. Prior to Tuesday night’s charity performance of The Prom for the Hetrick-Martin Institute, GLAAD, and the Trevor Project at NYC’s Longacre Theatre, Murphy made the […]


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Star of FOX’s ‘Rent’ Injured Just Before Live Show

Fox just discovered another of the challenges in producing live versions of famous musicals. One of the stars of this evening’s broadcast of Rent Live, Brennin Hunt, seriously injured his ankle during a dress rehearsal on Saturday. Unfortunately, Hunt isn’t a minor role, as he’s been slated to play Roger Davis (whose character was played in […]

8 New Holiday Specials Worth Watching (Sorry, Frosty, Rudolph, and Charlie Brown)

We’ve reached that time of the year when we’re forced to hand over our regular viewing habit to an endless onslaught of yueltide cheer and year-end lists – and as our brains burn hotter than chestnuts roasting on an open fire from all the festivities, we contemplate inappropriate uses for tinsel and count the days […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ Film Gets Release Date, Director

Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s musical In the Heights is heading to the big screen. The film adaptation of the Tony award-winning musical will hit theaters on June 26th, 2020. Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu has been brought on to direct. Anthony Bregman, Mara Jacobs, and Scott Sanders are on board to produce. After a heated […]


Moulin Rouge! The Musical Releases “Come What May” Music Video

Baz Luhrmann‘s 2001 technicolor musical feature film Moulin Rouge has been turned into a live stage musical, and we’re pretty damn excited, to be honest. The film featured several non-period popular songs like David Bowie‘s “Diamond Dogs”, Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, Queen’s “The Show Must Go On”, and several medleys. Stars Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor delighted audiences with their […]

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!: A Night of Heavenly Highlights

Giving amazing credit where amazing credit is due, NBC‘s live broadcast production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar was an evening filled with some truly amazing musical moments – too many to narrow down to just one or two. So instead, we’re giving you a “one-stop-shopping” post for all of our […]

Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! only mere hours away from its small screen bow, NBC has released a new video of Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer-songwriter Erik Grönwall (Simon Zealotes) joining 400 Choir! Choir! Choir! singers for a truly captivating rendition of ‘Simon Zealotes’: https://youtu.be/6kp37u6_Odw Grönwall joins a Jesus […]

Preview John Legend’s ‘Gethsemane,’ Sara Bareilles’ ‘Everything’s Alright’ from NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! raising the curtain before a live viewing audience tonight, NBC has released two lyric video teasers (is that a first?) for the production. In the first, John Legend (Jesus Christ) performs a soulful rendition of “Gethsemane;” and in the second, Sara Bareilles‘ (Mary Magdalene) version of […]

Hamilton’s Brandon Victor Dixon Previews NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With NBC‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! set to bow before a live viewing audience this Easter Sunday, the network’s released a small tease of what viewers can expect Sunday night in the form of Hamilton‘s Brandon Victor Dixon‘s (Judas) joining 400 singers from Choir! Choir! Choir! for an amazingly uplifting performance. Dixon joins a line-up […]

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Hamilton’s Brandon Victor Dixon Cast in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar

With what’s apparently a good day for Hamilton alumni casting news, Tony Award winner Brandon Victor Dixon has been cast as Judas in NBC‘s upcoming live performance broadcast of Jesus Christ Superstar. The network also announced several other additions to the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!, including: Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis […]

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Streisand, Paltrow Eyeing New Ryan Murphy Netflix Series ‘The Politician’

Ryan Murphy continues expanding his programming empire beyond Fox’s family of channels with news that Netflix has won the rights to the American Horror Story creator’s new hour-long comedy/social commentary series The Politician. Created by frequent collaborators Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, the series has received a two-season straight-to-series order and is set to […]

NBC Releases New Promo for Jesus Christ Superstar Live

NBC took advantage of the more than a few million eyeballs glued to last night’s Golden Globes to “bless” viewers with the first official promo for their next live musical broadcast, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!. Because the event is live, there’s obviously no footage to tease but the promo leans heavily on the […]

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John Legend to Play Jesus in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Whether or not it was the Power of Christ that compelled them to do it, NBC is elevating Grammy Award-winning musician John Legend (La La Land, Underground) to “Son of God” status as Jesus Christ in the network’s upcoming live musical remake of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar Live […]

Something Rotten! Review: Broadway’s Shakespearian Romp Lands In San Francisco

With all the happenings in the world, sometimes what’s needed is some light diversion to entertain and put a smile on people’s faces. To that end, Something Rotten! does deliver. Coming off of a 742-performance run on Broadway, the national tour has landed in San Francisco for a three and a half week run (until […]