Thursday, June 16, 2016

Hamilton Will Be Filmed with the Original Cast | Vanity Fair by Joanna Robinson

The stars of the Broadway show are putting it all on film.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 03:38PM
Monday, June 13, 2016

Don’t Call Andrew Lloyd Webber “Sir,” and Other Tonys After-Party Obse | Vanity Fair by Richard Lawson

Rubbing elbows with the theater elite after Broadway’s big night—minus the cast of Hamilton.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 09:03PM
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

The Man Behind the Broadway Set So Realistic Someone Tried To Charge Their Phone On It | Vanity Fair by Alex Beggs

Somehow the YouTube title says it all: “Moron jumps on stage on Broadway to try and charge his phone in a fake outlet.”

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 09:12PM
Monday, May 25, 2015

Jeeves Spoken Here By Christopher Hitchens

Long wary of the very idea of audiobooks, the author has been seduced by the artistry of Martin Jarvis, who reads a canon that includes The Wind in the Willows, A Tale of Two Cities, and (acid test here) the novels of P. G. Wodehouse.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 05:58PM

Tony Express By Jessica Flint, Photographs by Tina Tyrell

This year's contenders for Broadway's biggest prize include accomplished veterans, bright-eyed newbies, and a smattering of Hollywood superstars (Jude! Catherine! Frazier!). surveys the scenery-chewers.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 05:58PM

The Quaid Conspiracy by Nancy Jo Sales

They’re spending nights in their car, on the run from the same shadowy cabal—“the Hollywood Star Whackers”—who may have killed Heath Ledger, possibly sabotaged …

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 05:58PM

Review: Jeffrey Wright in A Free Man of Color at Lincoln Center Theater by Marnie Hanel

Despite the production’s clever direction, gorgeous costumes, inventive sets, and skilled cast, it's a toughie.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 05:58PM

Coaching the Second Coming of Elvis (and Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins) by Laura Cantrell

How do you get four actor-musicians to successfully channel four of the biggest stars in rock 'n' roll history? That was the challenge facing Chuck Mead, the music supervisor of the new Broadway show Million Dollar Quartet, which recreates the night that Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins jammed together at Sun Records, the label where all four got their start.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 05:58PM
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Eloise Illustrator Hilary Knight Sketches Vanessa Hudgens in Gigi | Vanity Fair by Alex Beggs

The High School Musical star channels Audrey Hepburn in Gigi on Broadway.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 11:34AM
Saturday, January 24, 2015

Larry David Discusses Fish in the Dark, His Broadway Debut | Vanity Fair by Lili Anolik

While Larry David is unquestionably a comic genius—co-creator and writer of one of the greatest television shows of all time, Seinfeld, and creator and star of the equally original and inf…

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 08:10PM
Sunday, June 8, 2014

Why Was Hugh Jackman Hopping at the Tonys? | Vanity Fair by Joanna Robinson

Hugh Jackman is no first-timer when it comes to awards show hosting. His Oscar gig was one of my favorites in recent memory and the man has hosted the Tony awards no fewer than four times. J…

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 11:51PM
Friday, April 25, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris on Getting His Kids Accustomed to His Hedwig Drag | Vanity Fair by Bennett Marcus

Playing the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, Neil Patrick Harris spends 90 minutes in constant motion, dancing, jumping on and off of a car, scaling the walls, and throwi…

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 11:48PM
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris with a Dumeril’s Boa and a Diamond Python | Vanity Fair by Lin-Manuel Miranda

It’s the rare story—Child Star Becomes Bigger Star—but Neil Patrick Harris made Doogie Howser, M.D. a springboard to his great love, musical theater, and then How I Met Your Mother. As…

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 08:53AM
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Can Quentin Tarantino and Rumer Willis Save L.A. Theater? | Vanity Fair by Jimmy Im

Los Angeles is teeming with actors, so why is the theater so bad?

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 11:58PM
Friday, March 14, 2014

Les Misérables Actor Will Swenson Loves “Playing the Bad Guy” | Vanity Fair by Amy Fine Collins

Ramin Karimloo will play Jean Valjean to Will Swenson’s Javert in a new revival of Les Misérables on Broadway. Amy Fine Collins reports.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 07:39PM
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Oh Heil No! The Sound of Music Live Recapped in Screengrabs and GIFs | Vanity Fair by Michelle Collins

Country stars singing and vampires dancing / children in curtains and nanny romancing / under-aged Nazis that know how to sing / these are a few of my favorite things! In fact, the only thin…

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 07:07PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Elaine Stritch Is Really Not Thrilled About Her Golden Years, or Adjusting to Life in Michigan | Vanity Fair by Bennett Marcus

Elaine Stritch returned to New York City on Monday, honored at the Stella by Starlight gala with a scholarship in her name. The inimitable star took a break from rehearsing for a benefit per…

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 08:52PM
Monday, May 20, 2013

Betrayal, Cons, and a Faked Death: Investigating How Rebecca the Musical Fell Apart | Vanity Fair by David Kamp

Rebecca, the Musical, based on the renowned du Maurier novel, was veteran producer Ben Sprecher’s shot at the big time. Believing he had found the next Phantom of the Opera, he fully expec…

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 07:35AM
Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Disappointing Google Searches of Someone Who Thought Mandy Patinkin Was the Name of the Actress Who Plays Brody’s Hot Wife on Homeland | Vanity Fair by Juli Weiner

“What’s the name of the actor who plays Saul?” an anonymous male colleague asked us earlier this afternoon while discussing Sunday’s (insane!) episode of Homeland.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 08:09PM
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The Farce Side: James Corden by John Heilpern

After becoming a BBC superstar, James Corden lost it. Now he’s the toast of Broadway.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 03:46PM
Sunday, November 13, 2011

At Lunch with Kim Cattrall and Tammy Grimes, Current and Past Stars of Noël Coward’s Private Lives | Blogs | Vanity Fair by Patrick Monahan

Kim Cattrall and Tammy Grimes do not often end up in the same sentence, let alone the same lunch table. Grimes, a Broadway star of the Golden Age, won her first Tony in 1961 for the title ro…

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 12:50PM
Thursday, August 25, 2011

"Return to Catfish Row" - A Page in Vanity Fair

Leslie Bennetts and Mark Seliger spotlight the reimagination of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.

SOURCE: Vanity Fair at 01:00AM

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