Tag Archives: Broadway theatre

Oscars show: Almost 4 Hours…

BY Michael Russnow The Academy Awards for me was a surprise, notably in that I mostly enjoyed Neil Patrick Harris’ performance. In the past, when he’s hosted the Tonys and Emmys I’ve not always been impressed, perhaps because he tried too hard to show off skills that were adequate but not[...]

Hugh Jackman: The 68th Annual Tony Awards® ‘By the Numbers’

Before Broadway’s biggest night on Sunday, June 8th, 44 productions will have opened on Broadway in the 2013-14 season. Of those productions, 12 were eligible for Best New Musical and 10 were eligible for Best New Play at the 68th Annual Tony Awards. Before the Awards ceremony begins, the 110 Tony[...]

Julia Roberts of “August: Osage County” to receive “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award”

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that Academy Awards – winning Julia Roberts of The Weinstein Company’s “August: Osage County” will be honored with the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award. The honor will be bestowed at the Hollywood Film Awards Gala[...]

“Black Nativity,” starring Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Angela Basset

Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography for the timeless holiday musical drama ‘BLACK NATIVITY’ began on January 29th in New York. The film stars Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker (THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND), Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett (WHAT?S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT), and Academy[...]

Oscars: ‘Behind the Ballot’ video series live online

For Oscar fans that just can’t seem to win their Oscar ballot pool because of that one craft category, Oscar.com today launched “Behind The Ballot,” a six-part video series that explores how Academy members view and ultimately determine who’ll win Oscars for Production Design, Cinematography, Makeup and Hairstyling, Film Editing,[...]

Hugh Jackman talks losing weight on Broadway

HollywoodNews.com: Hugh Jackman is quite the star on Broadway, but he is slowly disappearing while preparing for a new show. Jackman recently revealed that he is dropping pounds while preparing for ‘Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway,’ states UsMagazine.com. “We started a week ago. They’ve already taken my pants in three times,”[...]

Spider Man on broadway is casting for new female leads

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Writers Guild blocking “Bring It On” musical

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Broadway musicals inspired by popular films are nothing new. Theater crowds routinely line up for “Marry Poppins,” “The Lion King” or “Legally Blonde.” And if you can’t make it to Manhattan, traveling productions usually bring the music and run to you via regional tours. But on the eve[...]

“The King’s Speech” heading to Broadway – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: From Best Picture winner to Broadway sensation? That could end up being the case now that Tom Hooper’s “Thee King’s Speech” is heading to the Great White Way. Producer Michael Alden announced on his site that “Speech,” which Oscar-winning screenwriter David Seidler originally conceived as a stage play,[...]

“The King’s Speech” coming to broadway in Fall 2012

HollywoodNews.com: I told you first, and quite a while ago, that “The King’s Speech” would head to Broadway after its run as a film. Then it won the Oscar. Now I’m told that David Seidler’s Oscar winning movie–he wrote the screenplay after he wrote it as a play–will come to[...]
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