Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Beyoncé Is Talking Strut Notes From "Hamilton's" Jonathan Groff by Elizabeth Thompson

Jonathan Groff, one of the stars of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, is most likely trying to re-materialize this morning, after being turned to a puddle from an encounter with Beyoncé.Gr…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 05:49AM
Monday, October 26, 2015

It's Chinatown: Watch this Exclusive & Very Meta Drunk History Clip by James Rickman

Here are three things we recently learned about Drunk History: 1) host and co-creator Derek Waters once had a comedy troupe called Haja Fresh ("haja" rhymes with "Baja"), which he also consi…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 08:00AM
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Laverne Cox Is Starring In a Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake by Abby Schreiber

The Hollywood Reporter is saying that Orange Is the New Black actress -- and PAPER Beautiful Person alum -- Laverne Cox is starring in Fox's remake of Rocky Horror Picture Show, playing Fran…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 12:46PM
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Larry Kramer's Sour Times by Abby Schreiber

For our Nowstalgia issue, we asked legendary author, playwright and LGBTQ activist Larry Kramer, whose book The American People: Volume 1: Search for My Heart was released this year, to…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 02:18PM
Thursday, October 15, 2015

To Die For Turns 20: Director Gus Van Sant Weighs In On Its Legacy by Abby Schreiber

A still of Nicole Kidman in To Die ForIt's been 20 years since Gus Van Sant blessed the world with his darkly hilarious film To Die For, and yet somehow it's never been more relevant. While …

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 08:10PM
Friday, October 2, 2015

The Drama Desk Awards with Photographer Gary Lee Boas by Abby Schreiber

What's more New York than theater and photographer Gary Lee Boas is the biggest theater buff we know. Since he was a child he's been waiting at stage doors to get his favorite stars photos a…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 01:03PM
Friday, August 28, 2015

Ellen Page Calls Straight Actors Playing Gay Characters Offensive by Sandra Song

Missing this awesome human #wcw #juliannemoore @freeheldmovie A photo posted by @ellenpage on Aug 26, 2015 at 1:59pm PDT In a new interview with Time, actress and LGBTQ activist Ellen P…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 02:13PM
Thursday, July 16, 2015

10 Things That Make Liza Minnelli Happy by Abby Schreiber

Liza and PAPER? We go together like Halston and sequins! The indomitable queen of show biz (recipient, lest we forget, of Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy awards), graced the cover of our Novemb…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 09:14PM
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Michael Musto's Etiquette Rules For Facebook, Twitter, and Life by Abby Schreiber

I hate to come off like one of those old biddies who insist on proper manners at all times, but sorry, nice behavior is actually a valuable way to show respect to someone who deserves it, an…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 08:04PM
Friday, June 26, 2015

Our Guide to the Best Pride Weekend Events In NYC by Abby Schreiber

GIF by Austin MooreIn Pride Week's spirit of inclusion, there's something for everyone this weekend, whether you're into dance parties, films, drag shows, art installations, or even Tarot …

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 02:50AM

10 LGBT Activists and Allies Who Changed the Course of History by Abby Schreiber

Pride is upon us and amidst all of the parties, floats and glitter, we're taking a moment to recognize those who made it not just possible, but also safe and well-funded. Whether you'll be w…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 02:50AM
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Here's Teenage Michael Stipe at a Rocky Horror Screening

Every Weird Teen worth their salt had a Rocky Horror Picture Show phase, including, apparently, Michael Stipe. Before he fronted R.E.M., he was going to Rocky Horror screenings in Dr. Frank-…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 10:56AM
Monday, June 1, 2015

An Insane, Cult Experiential Theater Series Makes Its Return

Kate Bond and Morgan Lloyd.The phrase "experiential theater" fills some people with more dread than a Monday morning, but this Monday morning, one of the UK's most wildly popular (and refres…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 10:49AM
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Preview Judy Garland Artwork from "Night of a Thousand Judys"

If there is one thing theater-lovers never get tired of it's the one and only Miss Judy Garland. This Monday a parade of theater bigwigs will hit the stage at the Merkin Concert Hall for the…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 01:32PM
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Tony Nominee Andy Karl is Broadway's Sexiest Hunk

Photo by Joan MarcusThe current Broadway revival of On The Twentieth Century is a side-splitting smash that has theater addicts lined up around the block. The entire cast is stellar and incl…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 07:33AM
Friday, May 15, 2015

Subway Dance Team Takes "Showtime!" Above Ground to the Brooklyn Museum

Image via FacebookThe "X" train stops at the Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn) on Sunday. This imaginary NYC subway is actually a performance art piece by two local artists, Re…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 07:15AM
Friday, April 17, 2015

Anna Kendrick: Singer, Actress, and... Writer?

In a press release yesterday, Touchstone announced that Anna Kendrick will be joining the long  list of celebs-turned-authors with the publication of her "collection of humorous, autobi…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 09:00AM
Friday, April 10, 2015

Without Vanessa Hudgens, Who Will Be this Year's Queen of Coachella?

Reigning Coachella Queen Vanessa Hudgens will not be in attendance this year as she is currently in New York starring in Gigi on Broadway. More than any other celebrity, Hudgens, who has bee…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 02:40PM
Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the Record, Paul Rudd Is a "Lovely" Kisser

In the midst of working on the Netflix reboot of Wet Hot American Summer, actress Elizabeth Banks sat down with Refinery 29 to discuss her upcoming projects. She commented on her role in Mag…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 10:33AM
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

"Straight James Franco" Interviews "Gay James Franco"

Photo by Matteo Prandoni/BFAnyc.comJames Franco is no stranger to quasi-meta introspection as art -- take his James Franco X James Franco selfie calendar for our Break the Internet Issue, or…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 06:40PM
Thursday, February 12, 2015

10 Movies That Should Never Be Turned Into Musicals

Virtually any popular film gets turned into a Broadway musical these days--everything from Ghost to An American in Paris -- and it's gotten to the point where there need to be some limits. W…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 04:30PM
Monday, January 26, 2015

Piper Perabo Celebrates the Opening of her Second Jack's Wife Freda Location

[Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Jack's Wife Freda]  You might think adorable actress Piper Perabo hasn't had much food and beverage experience since starring in Coyote Ugly bu…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 02:00PM
Monday, November 3, 2014

Watch Ariana Grande's Intimate Video "Love Me Harder" Feat. The Weeknd

Ariana Grande just shared an intimate music video for "Love Me Harder." Set in the bedroom of an atmospheric mansion, the visuals are a departure from her previous videos and mark a new, sul…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 02:18PM
Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Parody Song "Actual Cannibal Shia LaBeouf" Was Turned Into An Epic Musical

Rob Cantor's 2012 viral Shia LaBeouf parody song "Actual Cannibal Shia Labeouf" has taken to the stage. The epic live version is complete with a choir, Cirque du Soleil-style dancers, and Sh…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 10:17AM
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Murray Christmas! Bill Murray and Sophia Coppola Are Teaming Up For a Christmas Musical

Photo via Patrick McMullan Everyone's favorite lovable grump, Bill Murray is already getting in the Christmas spirit. For his new film, St. Vincent he gave us a preview of his vocal talent b…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 03:25PM

Shia LaBeouf Tells Jimmy Kimmel What Really Happened That Night He Got Arrested at Cabaret

Shia LaBeouf, former celebrity, spandex enthusiast and artististe, tells Jimmy Kimmel all about what really happened that night he got arrested during a performance of Cabaret. And, you kno…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 10:30AM
Monday, October 6, 2014

Here's What Really Happens During Movie Sex Scenes

As you may have suspected, filming a sex scene is an awkward and completely non-sexy endeavor. In the behind-the-scenes clip from Stretch, above, Brooklyn Decker and Patrick Wilson perfect t…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 12:03PM
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Michael Musto's Definitive Ranking of the Top 10 Broadway Divas Onstage Today

I love a Broadway star, especially one that's female and in musicals. And so, without an overture or any other further ado, here's my rundown of the 10 best we have going today. Hopefully th…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 04:30PM
Monday, September 15, 2014

Youth In Revolt: Tavi Gevinson's Broadway Debut

Tavi wears a Comme des Garcons shirt, Ikram skirt, Alexander McQueen boots.This fall, as her fellow Oak Park and River Forest High School alums get settled into their college dorms, Chicago …

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 05:00PM
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Some Observations on Allison Williams' New Peter Pan Photo

Girls' Allison Williams was recently cast to star in a live-taping of Peter Pan on NBC, alongside Christopher Walken as Captain Hook. Today, she shared a first photo from the production on h…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 06:00PM
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Paul Rudd and Adam Scott's '90s-Era Headshots Are the Best

'90s-era Paul Rudd and Adam Scott are your Tuesday morning pick-me-up. [via Tall Whitney] Peyton Manning shows off some way sweet dance moves (and by way sweet, we mean hyper dad moves) wh…

SOURCE: Paper Mag at 10:30AM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards