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J.K. Rowling Announces That A ‘Harry Potter’ Stage Play Will Debut Next Year

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

Earlier this week, author JK Rowling blessed us all with a bit of new information about key Harry Potter characters in a new story she wrote for her official website Pottermore. Today, she has announced the STUNNING and very surprising news that we will be getting a Harry Potter stage play next year! Rowling made this exciting announcement on her official Twitter profile and altho she doesn’t give away too many details, she does dish a bit about what we can expect when this new stage play, titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, opens on London’s West End in 2016. OMG. An original Harry Potter story is coming our way … Ahhh!!! More »

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Jessica Lange & Ryan Murphy Are Going To Broadway Together

'Long Day’s Journey Into Night'

Back in March, Jessica Lange confirmed at last that she was finished with her tenure as star of the FX TV series American Horror Story. But today, we learn that she isn’t finished working with AHS mastermind Ryan Murphy. It is being reported today that Jessica and Ryan will be working together in a new Broadway production of Eugene O’Neill‘s play Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Clearly, while Jessica may be done with acting on TV, she is not yet done acting on the stage. Read on for more details and find out when this new production of Long Day’s Journey will open on the Great White Way. More »

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Decisions, Decisions

The TV Guide

Because I was feeling much better yesterday than I was the day before, I decided to meet up with my friend Tamar in Burbank to see a play titled A or B? which stars one of her friends. Tam and I have been talking about seeing a play together for some time now so finally, the opportunity arose and we jumped at the chance. Before the show, we grabbed a bite to eat at Umami Burger in Burbank (which is now in the former building that used to be Papoo’s Hot Dog Show) and then it was showtime! I am very happy to say that Tam and I had a great time last night because the play was really very good. More »

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Here Are The First Photos Of Disney’s New Stage Production Of ‘The Hunchback Of Notre Dame’

Currently in production in La Jolla, CA

Now that the live theatrical stage production of Aladdin is raking in the big bucks on Broadway, Disney is ready to prepare its next stage show for the Great White Way. The Hunchback of Notre Dame has been adapted into a new musical stage production which is currently being performed in La Jolla, CA before it moves to New Jersey next year and then … Broadway after that. Click below to see the first photos of this new production of Hunchback and see if it looks like a show that you think you’d like to see performed live. More »

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Oprah Winfrey And Lupita Nyong’o Support Lindsay Lohan’s West End Performance

Sooo, maybe it's not so bad?

Lindsay Lohan may be getting some not-so-hot reviews from her audience, but she’s got some of the biggest celebrity names coming out to support her stage debut. Personally, I’d be curious to see how bad (or good) Lohan‘s performance in Speed-The-Plow is right now. I never watched that Elizabeth Taylor… situation… but I did see the Twitter reactions, so one has to wonder if Lohan is actually working with any legitimate talent anymore. I can’t say, but I did think it was interesting that both Oprah Winfrey and Lupita Nyong’o came out to support her. Click inside for more!
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Lindsay Lohan’s Stage Debut Made The Audience LOL (And Not In A Good Way)

"London Laughs at Lindsay Lohan’s West End Debut"

Earlier this year, we learned that Lindsay Lohan would be making her stage debut in London’s West End in the play Speed-The-Plow and after she spent an entire summer partying on holiday, she finally got around to play rehearsals a few weeks before the show opened in previews last night. As expected, Lindsay‘s stage debut was less than stellar. In fact, it was downright hilarious … which isn’t the intent of the drama. According to reviews of her performance last night, Lindsay forgot her lines and was unable to properly deliver the lines she did remember. But, to be fair, despite the problems, it didn’t sound like her performance last night was a total disaster … it just sounds like it was just really, really bad. More »

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Lindsay Lohan Steps Onto The Theatrical Stage

Ready or not

After her attempt to try and garner some media attention for making up wild and unsubstantiated stories, Lindsay Lohan is back to promoting her upcoming theatrical debut the old fashioned way … with personal photos on Instagram. With just days left before she is due to make her debut on the performance stage in Speed-The-Plow in London, L. Lo shares with us today a photo that was taken of her on the actual stage during rehearsals. Whether she’s ready or not, her theatrical debut date is quickly approaching. More »

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Here Are New Photos Of Lindsay Lohan Rehearsing For Her Stage Debut

'Speed-The-Plow' rehearsals appear to be going well

Last month we learned that Lindsay Lohan had FINALLY begun rehearsals for her London stage debut in Speed-The-Plow and today we learn that rehearsals continue … and are, apparently, going well. Lindsay will step on the theatrical stage to perform LIVE for the first time ever in just a few weeks so it’s becoming crunch time where rehearsals are concerned. A few photos of Lindsay in play rehearsals have surfaced … and I have to admit, she looks pretty great in the photos. More »

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Lindsay Lohan SWEARS She Won’t Miss Any Rehearsals/Performances Of ‘Speed-The-Plow’ In London

"I want to be known for my talents and my work that I create"

Last month we learned officially that thespian Lindsay Lohan will be making her theatrical stage debut in the David Mamet play Speed-The-Plow in London this September. Today we learn, in a new interview with the BBC, that Lindsay has VOWED that she will NOT MISS a single rehearsal or performance of the play. According to Lohan herself, she is in a place in her life right now where she likes the commitment of appearing live on stage and she is adamant that she will “work” towards shedding her reputation as a tabloid sensation. Uh huh. Right. More »

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Lindsay Lohan Personally Confirms Her Theatrical Stage Debut

#liveyourdreams

Yesterday we learned the (horrifying) news that Lindsay Lohan will be making her theatrical debut on the London West End stage this September in a new production of the David Mamet play Speed-The-Plow. Today we get to hear from Lindsay herself about this exciting news. Lindsay posted a follow-up on her official website after news broke of her involvement in Speed-The-Plow and she sounds really excited by the prospect of performing LIVE on stage … in front of actual people. HMMM. Read what she has to say below. More »

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