Adam McKay Is Writing an ‘Archie’ Broadway Musical
Archie Comics is headed to Broadway with some help from Adam McKay and Funny or Die. Variety reports that McKay is currently working on a book for an Archie Broadway musical, but details on the show are slim aside from McKay calling it “bright, colorful and slightly demented.” He’s... [Read More]
Jay Pharoah’s first stand-up special coming to Showtime August 1st
Jay Pharoah, the man of a thousand impressions on Saturday Night Live with spot on impressions from the likes of Denzel Washington, Jay Z, and Kanye West. Now he’s hitting another benchmark as a comedian and that’s to release his first ever stand-up special. Pharoah’s first special... [Read More]
Tim Minchin performs “When I Grow Up” from Matilda the Musical, on Conan
Tim Minchin stopped by Conan on Monday night to perform one of his songs from the Broadway hit, Matilda the Musical. This is "When I Grow Up," featuring Minchin on piano and vocals, with more than a little help from three of the touring Matildas. Roll the clip! ... [Read More]
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]