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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ Dedicates Tuesday Night Performance To Gilbert Gottfried by Nancy Tartaglione

The cast of Broadway’s Aladdin dedicated its Tuesday night performance to late comedian and actor Gilbert Gottfried who died yesterday after a lengthy illness. Gottfried was the original v…

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

‘Spirited Away’: Hayao Miyazaki’s Classic Animated Oscar Winner To Be Adapted For The Stage by Nancy Tartaglione

Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 Oscar winning animated film, Spirited Away (Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi), has been set for a stage production which will have its world premiere in Tokyo in 2022. T…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Olivier Awards: Gillian Anderson Scores 3rd Nomination With ‘All About Eve’ – List by Nancy Tartaglione

Nominations for the 2019 Olivier Awards were unveiled this afternoon in London with Marianne Elliott's gender-switched production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company tying Broadway transfer Come…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

‘Hamilton’ Nabs Record 13 Olivier Awards Nominations; Bryan Cranston Gets First Nod by Nancy Tartaglione

The 2018 Olivier Awards nominations are led by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s phenom Hamilton with a record-breaking 13. That takes the crown from Harry Potter And The Cursed Child which last ye…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Old Vic Theatre On Kevin Spacey: “Deeply Dismayed” To Hear Allegations by Nancy Tartaglione

London’s Old Vic, the theater of which Kevin Spacey was artistic director from 2004-2015, has said it is “deeply dismayed” to hear the allegations of sexual misconduct that…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Sir Peter Hall Dies: Royal Shakespeare Company Founder Was 86 by Nancy Tartaglione

Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and a former Director of the National Theatre, has died. A renown stage, opera, film and television director — and the father of ac…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Alibaba Pictures Names New CEO; Michelle Dockery, Tom Hiddleston Head To London Stage – Global Briefs by Nancy Tartaglione

Alibaba Pictures has named Fan Luyuan as CEO and chairman of the executive committee, the company said in a regulatory filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange today. Fan is already executive …

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Cher Confirms Musical About Her Life Will Hit Broadway In 2018 by Nancy Tartaglione

Following a top-secret read-through in January, Cher: The Musical is a go. The eponymous Emmy, Grammy and Oscar winner tweeted news about the stage version of her life last night. “Jus…

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Olivier Awards: ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Wins Record 9 – Full List by Nancy Tartaglione

The 2017 Olivier Awards were held this evening in London with Harry Potter And The Cursed Child conjuring a record-breaking nine wins including Best New Play. Coming into tonight, it was alr…

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Friday, October 21, 2016

’13 Going On 30′ Going To Broadway; Revolution Preps Musical Take On 2004 Hit by Nancy Tartaglione

EXCLUSIVE: Revolution Studios is teaming with veteran producers Andy Fickman, Dean Stolber and Todd Garner to mount a Broadway musical version of hit 2004 romantic comedy, 13 Going On 30. Fi…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Alfie Allen Joins Jesse Eisenberg’s ‘The Spoils’ In West End Transfer; Slow TV Takes Bus To BBC4 – Global Briefs by Nancy Tartaglione

Game Of Thrones Alfie Allen; Oliver Award-winning Katie Brayben; and Billions' Annapurna Sriram have joined the cast of London transfer The Spoils. The comedy, written by and starring Jesse …

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Kit Harington Returning To West End As ‘Doctor Faustus’ In Contemporary Update by Nancy Tartaglione

While he maintains that Jon Snow is indeed dead, Game Of Thrones‘ Kit Harington is prepping for a return to the living theater — and a deal with the devil. He’ll play Docto…

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Monday, December 21, 2015

‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ West End Play Casts Adult Harry, Hermione & Ron by Nancy Tartaglione

The three actors who will lead Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, the West End play that’s been referred to as the eighth part of the series, have been revealed in London. Stage vetera…

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Nicholas Hytner’s London Theatre Co. Gets New Digs To “Galvanize” Talent by Nancy Tartaglione

A site at London's Tower Bridge that’s been earmarked for a cultural venue of national importance for more than 20 years has finally found an occupant. The History Boys and One Man, Tw…

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Matthew Warchus Takes Reins At Old Vic; 2016 ‘Groundhog Day’ World Premiere Set by Nancy Tartaglione

Before it heads to Broadway for a March 9, 2017 bow, Groundhog Day, the upcoming musical based on the classic 1993 Bill Murray comedy, will have its world premiere in London. Beginning in Ju…

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Monday, March 9, 2015

Olivier Awards: Gillian Anderson, James McAvoy, Fatboy Slim Among Nominees by Nancy Tartaglione

Nominees for British theater’s most prestigious prizes, the Olivier Awards, were announced this afternoon in London with several well-known names in the bunch. Notable acting mentions …

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Friday, November 28, 2014

James McAvoy Has Company In ‘The Ruling Class'; ‘Rocky Horror’ Sequel Time Warps To Stage: West End Briefs by Nancy Tartaglione

The first-ever West End revival of Peter Barnes' satirical black comedy, The Ruling Class, will run from January 16 to April 11 next year at London's Trafalgar Theatre. James McAvoy is starr…

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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Broadway-Bound ‘Finding Neverland’ Sings For ‘Good Morning America': Video by Nancy Tartaglione

Finding Neverland, the Harvey Weinstein-produced musical based on Miramax's 2004 movie starring Johnny Depp as Peter Pan creator JM Barrie, is due to open on Broadway in April. Bringing a bi…

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Friday, October 31, 2014

Kristin Scott Thomas Crowned Queen For New West End Run Of ‘The Audience’ by Nancy Tartaglione

Helen Mirren won an Olivier Award in 2013 for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in the Stephen Daldry-directed West End drama The Audience. That production is moving to Broadway beginning on Fe…

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