Colin Quinn returns to the stage this summer with new one man show, “The New York Story”
Last night Colin Quinn swung by The Daily Show to plug his new book about race relations. Quinn and Stewart were their usual jovial selves and the topic of Quinn’s one man show surfaced. Quinn revealed news that he intended to return to the stage this summer with a new show, Colin Quinn The Ne... [Read More]
‘School of Rock’ Plans Fall Opening on Broadway
May we have the attention of the class, please: “School of Rock” will indeed be in session on Broadway this fall. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical adaptation of the 2003 Jack Black comedy has now solidified its Broadway plans, and is to begin previews at the Winter Garden Theater on Nov. 9 with its opening night scheduled for Dec. 6, its press representatives said Tuesday.... [Read More]
Tim Minchin is developing a Groundhog Day musical and it will come to Broadway in 2017
Just let that headline marinate in your brain for a second because there is a lot to decode. Tim Minchin, an incredibly talented musical comedian who, like is character from Californication Atticus Fetch, is making a Broadway musical. Said musical is based on the iconic Bill Murray film, Groundhog D... [Read More]
Tim Minchin's 'Groundhog Day' Musical Premieres in 2017
by Megh Wright After over a year in development, Matthew Warchus and Tim Minchin's Groundhog Day musical finally has a date attached. Variety reports that the musical remake of the classic 1993 film is set to begin previews on January 23, 2017 with a Broadway debut set for March 9, 2017. Minchin rec... [Read More]
Groundhog Day will become a Broadway musical in 2017
Mark your calendars for January and March 2017 and circle Feb. 2, 2017, while you're at it. Because the folks who turned the Roald Dahl story (and movie) Matilda into a Broadway hit musical are hoping to repeat history and improve upon it when they get the chance to adapt the 1993 film Groundhog Day... [Read More]
Of course Jason Alexander is replacing Larry David on Broadway
Toupee or not toupee. That is the question. Whether or not you're surprised at the news that Jason Alexander will replace Larry David on Broadway this summer in David's play, Fish in the Dark -- you're not surprised, how could you be surprised, seriously, since Alexander's most famous role came play... [Read More]
'Fish in the Dark' is 'Seinfeld' on Stage and Vintage Larry David
by Daniel Kurland There's a moment in Fish in the Dark where Larry responds to a question about how grabbing a breast was and he answers with, "Pretty good. Prettayyyyy, prettayyyyy, prettayyyyy good.” The audience erupts into applause and you’re just like what is going on? This man has ... [Read More]
I Had To Follow That?!: Mark Normand auditions at the Comedy Cellar
New York City’s comedy club the Comedy Cellar is one of legend, the best of the best have appeared on its small stage. For many comedians, getting passed there represents a big milestone in their comedy career. We asked Mark Normand about the night he auditioned at the Cellar and he quickly re... [Read More]
60 Minutes profile of Larry David
Larry David starred in a fictional Broadway production as part of his HBO series, Curb Your Enthusiasm, but he's really starring on Broadway for the first time this month in a play he wrote that's already a box-office smash, Fish in the Dark. And so, Charlie Rose got David to sit down -- but not sto... [Read More]