Tag Archives: Culture of New York City

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[...]

“Annie”: Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, and Quvenzhané Wallis

“Annie” is the story of a business tycoon and mayoral candidate Benjamin Stacks who launches a campaign to take in Annie, a young girl who has been living with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan since her parents left her as a baby. The cast includes Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis,[...]

Lindsay Lohan back to red but not the right red

HollywoodNews.com: Lindsay Lohan has fully dyed her hair back to red, but she recently revealed that the color isn’t exactly what she was looking for. It seems that Lindsay is ready to get back to her original hair color, but she isn’t yet back there, states UsMagazine.com. “It’s actually the wrong[...]

Tony Awards on CBS tonight… and the winners are…

HollywoodNews.com: Tonight’s Tony Awards on CBS may turn out to be a big ratings winner. For once, the Tonys have clear sailing all night with very little real competition on the regular broadcast networks. Almost everything else on the tube tonight is a repeat–from “American’s Got Talent” to “The Simpsons.”[...]

Studio 54 returns for one night, last night

HollywoodNews.com: This morning, Studio 54 will wake up with a hangover, look around the floor for its clothes, and try to remember what happened last night. Now a dowager theatre home to the Roundabout, Studio will recall celebrating like it was 1977 last night, and was younger than springtime. Oh yes,[...]

Barbra Streisand’s writers are hard at work

HollywoodNews.com: Songwriting greats Alan and Marilyn Bergman aren’t taking much time to bask in the glow of Barbra Streisand’s widely-praised new “What Matters Most” tribute album of their songs. They’re in the midst of working on a new version of “Queen of the Stardust Ballroom.” The Emmy-winning[...]

Broadway’s “Book of Mormon” tops Drama Desk awards

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s smash hit “The Book of Mormon” continues to dominate Broadway, recently snagging five wins at the Drama Desk Awards. The revival of “Anything Goes” also claimed five trophies, while “War Horse” and a revival of “The Normal Heart” topped the best play[...]

‘Jersey Shore’ star Snooki may not be dropped from a ball

HollywoodNews.com: It was reported that for New Year’s Eve, ‘Jersey Shore’ star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi would be dropped from the ball at midnight, but that dream may be coming to an end. Apparently, city officials believe that this act would not be appropriate, states RadarOnline.com (via PopEater). It has been reported[...]

‘Sex and the City’ star Chris Noth re-opens his music club

HollywoodNews.com: Chris Noth’s Gotham music club the Cutting Room is looking sexy again. After the club shuttered last year, Noth and his business partner Steve Walter recently inked a new lease to revive the hip venue. Per Page Six, the Cutting Room will be much larger than its former location with 25’-foot[...]
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