Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing and The Newsroom (and owner of the most puzzlingly tiny eye glasses in show business) is slated to write To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway. But how will he manage to Sorkin it up and turn this time-honored classic about systemic racism and social injustice into a scathing…
We’ve known for a while that testosterone is associated with aggressive behavior. But a fascinating new experiment reveals that these hormones are a two-way street: Simply acting aggressive can also raise levels of testosterone, in both women and men.
Harvard University’s historic all-male drag and burlesque troupe Hasty Pudding Theatricals may begin to accept women after two college seniors decided it was unacceptable for a college theater society to bar females from performing.
Benedict Cumberbatch, the dreamy personification of an English accent, is currently starring in a production of Hamlet at London’s Barbican Centre. When movie stars take to the stage, theaters often see an influx of people (read: teenagers) who wouldn’t usually view plays and musicals as worthwhile sources of…
The Tony Awards red carpet looked a leeeeetle different than it may have in recent years: it was filled to the brim with A-list models and fashion designers, so many their presence threatened to overshadow the theatre stars themselves. Why the sudden shift? Why, Anna Wintour, of course.
RIP my annual ritual of passing Mama Mia! on Broadway and thinking, “Huh, that show’s still running?” Because Mama Mia!’s 14-year Broadway run is finally coming to an end. Cram your girls’ weekend trips in while you can!
And the next actress to step into Sally Bowles' sparkling t-straps in Broadway's Cabaret after Emma Stone takes her final bow on February 15 will be—drum roll—SIENNA MILLER. Ohhh...kay.
Following a stint by pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen, the Broadway show Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella is getting another interesting casting choice: former Nickelodeon star Keke Palmer will take on the lead role, becoming the first black Cinderella on The Great White Way.
Despite several Tony nominations, a musical based on the Woody Allen film Bullets Over Broadway will close after only five months.
The Kilroys, a self-described gang of lady playwrights and producers who are done talking about gender parity in the theater and are ready to do something about it, have just released a list of 46 highly recommended plays by female-identified authors. This list can now be shoved in the face of theater industry leaders…
Pretty Woman, America's favorite preposterous Happy Hooker fairy tale, is headed for the Broadway stage. Get ready for a musical number called "Big Mistake. Big. Huge. (reprise)"!
Watch as Tom Hiddleston prepares for his role in Coriolanus at Donmar Warehouse. He swordfights. He hugs his opponent. He does some TRX. He jumps rope. He pants. He indulges in some theater exercises. He laughs. He is wonderful.
In breaking entertainment news that is sure to get me 500 billion clicks today alone, Angela Lansbury is set to make her triumphant, beautiful return to the stage. After a more than 40 year absence from the London stage,
Jessica Fletcher Lansbury will star in a West End revival of Noel Coward's play Blithe Spirit.
For a glorified soap opera, there's one thing that The Walking Dead isn't: sexy. Well, Chicago's Gorilla Tango Theater decided to change that with Boobs of the Dead: A Walking Dead Burlesque, supplementing the storyline with a lot more.. well.. boobs.
Shakespeare With a Twist is happening everywhere right now; in New York on Broadway, Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad star in an interracial version of Romeo and Juliet. And in Philadelphia, the Curio Theater is producing the same play — with two women in the title roles.
With the beautiful Juliet, Condola Rashad.
Is your butthole dry and in need of a creamy kick? Well, good news for people building sandwiches in their asses — or for those just in need of some emergency lube — but two Canadian performance artists took to the stage to deliver a performance that featured not one..., not two..., but three (ha ha ha!) mayonnaise…
Over the weekend, PBS aired ANNIE: It's a Hard Knock Life, From Script to Stage, a documentary about the classic musical's current Broadway revival. Perhaps you missed it because you (wrongly) thought you had better things to do on a Friday night than stay home and watch an Annie documentary on PBS. If that's the…