Meet the new Sally
Back in August we learned that actress Emma Stone would be making her Broadway debut when she joins the current production of Cabaret and today, courtesy of the New York Times, we get our first look at Emma in costume as Sally Bowles. The NYT has published a great feature on Emma‘s new stint on Broadway, including a great interview. Click below to read excerpts and see Emma‘s incarnation of Sally as she will appear on the Broadway stage. More »
Posted under: 'Cabaret', Emma Stone
"I put on some make-up"
On Friday we learned that Dexter star Michael C. Hall began his tenure as the lead in Hedwig and the Angry Inch (taking over for Andrew Rannells who took over for Neil Patrick Harris) and today we get to see photos of MCH on stage in character as Hedwig — courtesy of the show’s official Facebook profile. As you can see below, Michael rocks Hedwig‘s trademark wig amazingly well. I am in love with these photos. Have a look below and fall in love, too. More »
Now through January 4, 2015
Last week we got our first look at actor Michael C. Hall in character as Hedwig as he will appear on stage in the Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and TONIGHT will be his first performance in the role. The promo video above was released to remind the world that MCH‘s tenure in Hedwig begins tonight and will run through January 4. I will be in NYC over Hallowe’en weekend for the NY Marathon and I am HOPING to see MCH in Hedwig. He looks great in the make-up, I have every confidence he will slay on stage … starting tonight!!
Early last month we learned that Dexter star Michael C. Hall will star in the Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch when he takes over for Andrew Rannells after his limited run in the show ends later this month (Rannells, as you may know, took over from Neil Patrick Harris who originated the role on Broadway and won a Tony Award for his performance). Today we get our first look at MCH in character as Hedwig in the just-released promo poster and photo below. I am SO excited that MCH is taking the lead in Hedwig and I am in LOVE with this first look at him in character!! HAVE A LOOK! More »
YES! YES! SO MUCH YES!
Back in July we got our first look at actor Andrew Rennells in character as Hedwig as he will appear later this month as the lead in the Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the role he is taking over from Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris. Today we learn the EFFING EXCITING NEWS that Dexter star Michael C. Hall will step into the role of Hedwig after Andrew finishes his extremely limited run next month. MCH will star in Hedwig and the Angry Inch starting October 16 … which means I will get the chance to see him in the show when I visit NYC at the beginning of November! Woot!!! More »
She will play Sally Bowles
Actress Emma Stone has signed on to make her Broadway debut this November in the current production of Cabaret. As you may know, Emma was originally tied to the production when it was announced last year but due to film conflicts, she was unable to join the cast of Cabaret (actress Michelle Williams stepped into the role instead). BUT, now that her schedule is free, Emma is going to take on the role of Sally Bowles when Michelle leaves the show. This is really, really exciting news!! More »
Posted under: 'Cabaret', Emma Stone
This is the End
Back in June we learned that actor Andrew Rannells will be taking over the lead role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the end of Neil Patrick Harris‘s run in the show. Last night, Neil delivered his final performance as Hedwig but before he took to the stage, he shared a few really fun videos with his followers on Instagram. Neil posted a couple videos that show him getting ready for his performance last night as well as one more video when he was all dressed and ready for the stage. Click below to see what it takes for NPH to become Hedwig on Broadway. More »
In honor of one of the Greatest Entertainers of all Time
The cast of the new Broadway musical Aladdin paid homage to the late Robin Williams this week with a special, one-time-only audience sing-a-long performance of Friend Like Me, a song that Williams recorded first for the Disney animated feature film Aladdin. As you can see in the embed above, Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart (who won his award for playing the Genie in the Broadway version of Aladdin) led the cast, crew and audience in a special rendition of Friend Like Me after their performance Tuesday night. This homage was really lovely, I think. Please enjoy.
Out magazine managed to cajole some of the guys from the ensemble cast of Rocky: The Musical on Broadway to pose for a totally nekkid photospread in their magazine. As you can see in the gallery presented here (which may be a bit much for this early in the morning but, oh well), these Broadway actors with finely honed bodies are happy to bare almost all for Out. Because of the high level of bare bums in these photos, I suppose this post may be NSFW but if you’re gonna be NSFW I think this is the way to do it :D Enjoy!
Starting September 9
Earlier this year we learned that pop star Carly Rae Jepsen would be playing the role of Cinderella in the current Broadway musical production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and today we learn that a new actress will be taking on the role starting next month. Keke Palmer, who did an excellent job playing Rozonda Chilli Thomas in that TLC made-for-tv biopic movie we saw last year, has just been announced as the new Cinderella starting September 9. Keke‘s casting is significant because she is the first Black actress to every play the role on Broadway. Woot!! More »