2018 Tony Awards to honor John Leguizamo, nominees include Amy Schumer, Tina Fey
Mean Girls, Amy Schumer and John Leguizamo are among the comedic stars getting feted this year by the Tony Awards for their work on Broadway. Mean Girls, the musical adaptation of Tina Fey’s 2004 movie, is up for 12 Tonys, including Best Musical. Fey (who wrote the book) and her husband, Jeff ... [Read More]
2018 Tony Awards to honor John Leguizamo, nominees include Amy Schumer, Tina Fey
Mean Girls, Amy Schumer and John Leguizamo are among the comedic stars getting feted this year by the Tony Awards for their work on Broadway. Mean Girls, the musical adaptation of Tina Fey’s 2004 movie, is up for 12 Tonys, including Best Musical. Fey (who wrote the book) and her husband, Jeff ... [Read More]
Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving HollywoodAustralian composer and comedian Tim Minchin, 42, was born in Northampton but raised in his parents’ native Perth. After an award-winning comedy career, h... [Read More]
Tim Minchin: ‘The world feels a bit post-jokes’
The comedian-composer on his children’s book, Australia’s same-sex marriage vote and why he’s glad to be leaving HollywoodAustralian composer and comedian Tim Minchin, 42, was born in Northampton but raised in his parents’ native Perth. After an award-winning comedy career, h... [Read More]
Inside Matt Besser’s Punk Rock Musical Podcast ‘Stolen Idea’
Matt Besser has done all there is to do in comedy, but ask him and he’ll tell you about a life that could have been as a musician. In Stolen Idea, a new punk rock comedy musical that Besser co-created for Stitcher Premium, he gets the chance to live out that fantasy and continue to […] [Read More]
Inside Matt Besser’s Punk Rock Musical Podcast ‘Stolen Idea’
Matt Besser has done all there is to do in comedy, but ask him and he’ll tell you about a life that could have been as a musician. In Stolen Idea, a new punk rock comedy musical that Besser co-created for Stitcher Premium, he gets the chance to live out that fantasy and continue to […] [Read More]
Tina Fey’s ‘Mean Girls’ Musical Heads to Broadway Next Year
Tina Fey’s long in-the-works Mean Girls musical is officially heading to Broadway next year. Fey confirmed the news today in a new video, which reveals that the Mean Girls musical will have a five-week run of pre-Broadway shows at The National Theatre in Washington DC starting October 31s... [Read More]
FOX casts Maya Rudolph for live TV musical performance of A Christmas Story in 2017
FOX had a cultural hit in bringing a live version of the musical Grease to TV, and this Christmas, they hope to capture the same magic by casting Maya Rudolph in A Christmas Story, airing live on Dec. 17, 2017. Rudolph will star as 9-year-old Ralphie Parker’s mom. No word yet on who’ll p... [Read More]
Maya Rudolph to Star in Fox’s Live ‘Christmas Story’ Musical
Fox is airing a live musical in December inspired by the classic holiday film A Christmas Story and its Broadway counterpart A Christmas Story: The Musical, and the role of Ralphie Parker’s mom has gone to the perfect performer. According to Variety, Maya Rudolph has signed on to star as the m... [Read More]
Melissa McCarthy to Produce and Star in Christmas Comedy Musical ‘Margie Claus’
Melissa McCarthy has a Christmas movie in the works that will double as her musical debut. According to The Hollywood Reporter, McCarthy and Ben Falcone are producing a film for New Line called Margie Claus, and McCarthy is also attached to star. The movie is described as “a broad holiday fami... [Read More]