Monday, April 2, 2018

'Jesus Christ Superstar': The best Twitter reaction to NBC's latest live musical by Jayme Deerwester, Usa Today

Twitter found Jesus on Sunday night. By the looks of social media reaction, 'Jesus Christ Superstar' was the most successful of NBC's live-musical experiments thus far.    …

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda's kids shared a 'slobbery kiss' on 'Mary Poppins' set by Patrick Ryan, Usa Today

Lin-Manuel Miranda's son Sebastian planted one on Blunt's daughter Hazel during a play date on the London set of 'Mary Poppins Returns.'        

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

NBC brings back 'Jesus Christ Superstar' for John Legend's live musical by Patrick Ryan, Usa Today

John Legend and Sara Bareilles bring their angelic pipes to Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic rock opera for a live broadcast on Easter Sunday.        

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

'Hamilton' star Leslie Odom Jr. shares 5 life lessons he's learned in 'Failing Up' by Mary Cadden, Usa Today

The actor turns author with his debut book 'Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning.'        

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Straight Up Hollywood: Lowdown on 'La La Land' by Carly Mallenbaum, Usa Today

On the podcast, we share trivia and insider information about the musical movie.        

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Family gathers to mourn Carrie and Debbie at private service by Maria Puente, Usa Today

Friends, relatives say goodbye as Broadway prepares to dim theater lights in tribute Friday.        

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Could Princess Leia become the next Disney princess? by Buzz60, Buzz60

Disney could soon be welcoming another princess into its castle. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) has the story.        

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

WGA nominates 'Moonlight,''La La Land,''Deadpool' by Ap

Oscar favorites and an X-rated superhero film are in the running for screenplay awards.        

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

John Legend powers the romance in new 'La La Land' trailer by Bryan Alexander, Usa Today

He's the rocking soundtrack for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.        

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Friday, December 30, 2016

Lindsay Lohan has already written a 'Mean Girls 2' treatment by Jaleesa M. Jones, Usa Today

So don't let us down now, Paramount.        

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

'La La Land': Learn Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone's tap moves by Carly Mallenbaum, Usa Today

Choreographer Mandy Moore breaks down the romantic routine from the song 'A Lovely Night.'        

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From Fred Astaire to Wall-E: 5 things that inspired the 'La La Land' dances by Carly Mallenbaum, Usa Today

Choreographer Mandy Moore had a variety of source material.        

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See Debbie Reynolds' best musical number ever by Carly Mallenbaum, Usa Today

The 'Good Morning' routine from 'Singin' in the Rain' is a classic.        

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Ariana Grande speaks out about objectification after fan encounter by Jaleesa M. Jones, Usa Today

"Things like (this) ... contribute to women's sense of fear and inadequacy."        

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Your 'La La Land' cheat sheet by Carly Mallenbaum, Usa Today

Need an explainer for some of the film's locations and references? We have you covered.        

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

USA TODAY Entertainer of the Year runner up: Lin-Manuel Miranda by Kelly Lawler, Usa Today

Broadway smash 'Hamilton' creator has expanded to film, TV projects.        

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TV tonight: 'Disney Christmas Celebration,''Richard III' by Robert Bianco, Usa Today

What's worth watching, and what might not be, in primetime        

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis build strong 'Fences' by Bryan Alexander, Usa Today

Duo reprise Tony-winning Broadway roles for the film version of August Wilson's play.        

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Denzel Washington, Viola Davis leap from Broadway to big screen in 'Fences' by Bryan Alexander, Usa Today

The two actors won Tony Awards for their theatrical performances in 2010.        

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Disney shows are coming to Snapchat by Jefferson Graham, Usa Today

This is adult fare.        

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'Why Him?' stars Bryan Cranston, James Franco have tips for meeting parents by Andrea Mandell, Usa Today

They're at odds in new R-rated comedy but bond over gingerbread houses.        

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Bryan Cranston and James Franco craft for the holidays by USA Today

What better way for Bryan Cranston and James Franco to show off their holiday spirit than by building gingerbread houses?        

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TV tonight: 'Elf' musical, 'Star,''Disney Treasures' by Robert Bianco, Usa Today

What's worth watching, and what might not be, in primetime        

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Give the gift of Harry Potter this holiday season by Buzz60, Buzz60

Nothing says I love you more than the gift of Harry Potter, so this holiday season, wrap up a little Harry Ron and Hermione for that special fan in your life. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) h…

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Dick Van Dyke set to appear in Disney's upcoming 'Mary Poppins' sequel by Maria Puente, Usa Today

The 91-year-old says he will do a song-and-dance number for film in London.        

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Monday, December 19, 2016

'Rogue One' propels Disney to historic $7 billion global box office mark by Mike Snider, Usa Today

The studio tops the new global high set last year by Universal ($6.89 billion).        

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Mariah Carey doesn't know Demi Lovato or Ariana Grande, either by Jaleesa M. Jones, Usa Today

The two singers join Jenny on the "Block."        

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Review: As director and star, Denzel Washington builds powerful 'Fences' by Brian Truitt, Usa Today

Viola Davis also rises to the occasion for the adaptation of the August Wilson play.        

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

'Breakfast Club,''Lion King' added to National Film Registry by Patrick Ryan, Usa Today

'The Birds' and 'Funny Girl' are among 25 movies newly inducted into Library of Congress.        

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