As a child, I was routinely terrorized by the singing felines in Cats. Not from the musical, mind you, but in the commercials for the musical, which aired nonstop on PBS and filled my dreams with images of lithe, scary humans with long claws and tenor ranges. Now their creator, and therefore my tormentor, is getting a…
American Girl, the company that makes expensive dolls and accessories for children, is taking the next big step towards... something and launching a “live musical experience,” set to tour North America in the fall with an all-woman cast and crew. Yay...?
I am a fan of both musicals and the movie Mean Girls, but I am not sure where I stand on the musical adaptation of the movie Mean Girls, in part because I am not fourteen anymore, but also because I once saw a heinous Anne of Green Gables musical on Prince Edward Island and now I never want to look at one of those…
Cult classic Empire Record’s 25th anniversary is in 2020 (for the love of GWAR), so the film’s creators are planning a re-release of sorts. But this time they’ll be fighting the death of vinyl on Broadway.
In a recent Vulture interview with Ben Sinclair, the High Maintenance co-creator was asked what he might be doing next, since the show’s second season on HBO was debuting (it has, since the publication of that particular piece, run its course), to which he replied: “I have other things I want to do….I have shows that…
Lana Del Rey, whose imagination can turn Coachella into a battleground, is reportedly writing a musical.
The royals are BACK, baby. How BACK are the royals? Well, there is currently a musical about Princess Diana in the works.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, the show about mental illness and musicals and Westchester and Josh Chan, is not a show for everyone. But if it is a show for you, please feast your eyes on this piping-hot musical number that posits a very good question: Where’s Rebecca Bunch?
Six years after her death at the age of 27, Amy Winehouse’s family is still collecting money off her fame, this time in the form of a West End musical that will feature her most popular songs.
Pop star, Academy Award-winning actress and emoji hero Cher is being honored with a musical about her life. The accompanying songs will be the music of Cher. The actresses (three of them) will all play Cher. It’s called the The Cher Show, and the setting for the show is Cher’s own mind. The musical is based on a…
Garry Marshall’s final project, Pretty Woman: The Musical, is finally coming to Broadway. Are you ready for that?
In August, Michaela Coel confirmed that, nope, she was not currently writing a third season of her hit comedy Chewing Gum, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t been busy.
Guy Ritchie’s live-action Aladdin musical is reportedly having trouble finding actors for key roles. Have they considered just not doing the movie?
When it comes to diversity in theater, women and minorities are unsurprisingly underrepresented in the industry.
Attention, lovers of the stage! The 71st Tony Awards are being held tonight, and this open thread is your place to discuss everything from Cate Blanchett’s performance in The Present to Kevin Spacey’s monologue to why Andrew Rannells is perfect.
Some people look at a water glass and call it half-full, and others look at the same glass and call it half-empty. Similarly, some of you will read the news about a musical based on Alanis Morissette’s classic album Jagged Little Pill with a book written by Diablo Cody premiering next year at the American Repertory…
Will Smith is reportedly being considered for the role of the Genie in Guy Ritchie’s live-action Aladdin musical. Come with me, Will. Let us pray.
The variously talented Pharrell Williams—singer, songwriter, producer—has become a creative muse in his own right. Fox Studios is at work on Atlantis, a “Romeo and Juliet style” musical based on Williams’ childhood in Virginia Beach, Virginia.