Sunday, January 23, 2022

Get Ready for Awards Season on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. On this week's episode, Paige is getting ready for awards…

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Friday, January 21, 2022

VIDEO: Bill Murray Sings WEST SIDE STORY, PORGY AND BESS, and More in Impromptu NYC Performance

Bill Murray took to Washington Square Park earlier this week for an impromptu performance. On Wednesday afternoon, the actor surprised fans when he was joined by cellist Jan Vogler, violinis…

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

VIDEO: Watch a Costume Featurette From WEST SIDE STORY Featuring Paul Tazewell

A Costume Featurette from Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” featuring 2022 Critics Choice Nominee and Tony Award® and Emmy Award® winning costume designer, Paul Tazewell, ha…

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Watch: Ariana DeBose Tells Trevor Noah Why She Initially Rejected Spielberg's Audition Request

The West Side Story actor was on The Daily Show last night.

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VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Talks Going from Broadway to WEST SIDE STORY on THE DAILY SHOW

Ariana DeBose sat down with Trevor Noah on The Daily Show to discuss her role as Anita in “West Side Story,” the many ways she relates to the character, and what it was like working wit…

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Wake Up With BWW 1/20: NEWSIES JR. Available For Licensing, WEST SIDE STORY Screenplay, and More!

Today's top stories include a first look at The Avett Brothers musical Swept Away, which opens tonight at Berkeley Rep. Plus, the full screenplay has been released for the West Side Story …

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IMPRESSIONS: Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story" Remake Sidelines Choreography’s Dramatic Voice by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story" Remake Sidelines Choreography’s Dramatic Voice: "But these specifics, while interesting, bring a sense of realism that makes the over…

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Company, Thoughts of a Colored Man and More Earn GLAAD Media Award Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Three Broadway productions were honored by the media advocacy organization GLAAD on January 19 with nominations for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The Outstanding Broadway Production ca…

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Read Tony Kushner's Screenplay for West Side Story

All 137 pages have been posted online.

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Read the Full Screenplay For WEST SIDE STORY

Just last month, director Steven Spielberg's remake of West Side Story arrived in theaters. The film features a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner Tony Kushner and tells th…

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Audra McDonald, Denzel Washington & Ariana DeBose Among NAACP Image Award Nominees by Lindsey Sullivan

The nominees for the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards were announced on January 18, and many Broadway stars were recognized. The winners will be revealed during a live TV special, hosted by An…

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Monday, January 17, 2022

Photos: Ariana DeBose Hosts SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

The episode included nods to West Side Story and the Sound of Music, with DeBose appearing alongside Saturday Night Live's cast members, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thomson, Chris Redd, and more. B…

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Wake Up With BWW 1/17: Four Broadway Shows Close, Ariana DeBose Hosts SNL, and More!

Today's top stories include yesterday's closing of four Broadway productions, including Flying Over Sunset, Clyde's, Ain't Too Proud, and To Kill a Mockingbird, the latter of which is set to…

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

Ariana DeBose Parodies The Sound of Music and Sings West Side Story on SNL

The Golden Globe winner hosted the show last night.

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Streaming: The Tragedy of Macbeth and the best Shakespeare on film by Guy Lodge

Joel Coen’s noirish take on the Scottish play, now on Apple TV+, is up against Shakespeare screen classics from luminaries including Kurosawa, Olivier and Baz Luhrmann With Joel Coen’s T…

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VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose and Kate McKinnon Sing a WEST SIDE STORY Medley on SNL

Ariana DeBose, who most recently won a Golden Globe for her performance in Spielberg's West Side Story as Anita, made her SNL debut as the hostess last night. Watch as the Broadway star (Sum…

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Friday, January 14, 2022

Odds & Ends: Watch Ariana DeBose Tease Saturday Night Live with Jack Antonoff and Bowen Yang by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Gear Up for Ariana DeBose on Saturday Night Live Live from New York, it's almost Saturday night! As previously announced, W…

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Watch Ariana DeBose Talk About Her Audition for West Side Story by Lindsey Sullivan

Ariana DeBose is having a major moment. The Tony nominee and former vlogger just won a Golden Globe Award for her performance as Anita in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story and …

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Ariana DeBoseAriana DeBose sat down with Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show last night to discuss her upcoming Saturday Night Live hosting debut. Watch the new interview, in which she also dis…

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Tony Winner Andrew Burnap Joins Rachel Zegler & Gal Gadot in Snow White Live-Action Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Andrew Burnap, who won a Tony Award for his Broadway debut in The Inheritance, is joining Disney's new Snow White. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Burnap will play the live-action fil…

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Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield & More Nominated for 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Nominations have been announced for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards and several stage favorites are in the running for this year's awards. The ceremony will be simulcast on TNT an…

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Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield, Cynthia Erivo, and More Nominated For SAG Awards; Full List!

The 2022 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced this morning. Among those nominated are Andrew Garfield for tick, tick...BOOM!, Ariana DeBose for West Side Story, and Cynthia E…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:27AM

Broadway Books Review: West Side Story: The Making of the Steven Spielberg Film by JK

Review of West Side Story: The Making of the Steven Spielberg Film by Laurent Bouzereau. Illustrated by 20th Century Studios. Color photos and art work. 256 pages. Hardcover. Published by…

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VIDEO: Tony Kushner Talks WEST SIDE STORY, Working With Steven Spielberg, and More

Tony Kushner recently chatted with Gold Derby editor Christopher Rosen about the film adaptation of West Side Story in an all new interview.

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Ep. 36 (AE): Ilda Mason (Spielberg’s West Side Story) on Breaking Into the Business as an International Artist by Automatic Episode Import

In this Artist Exploration, Ilda and Charlie discuss her abstract idea of what a Music Theater would be like in the USA, Ilda’s process of getting a Visa, the audition process for Steven S…

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Vinny Sainato, Broadway Advertising Visionary, Dies at 55 by Paul Wontorek

Broadway advertising visionary Vinny Sainato, 55, died on January 8 in Ipswich, Massachusetts after a battle with cancer. As Art Director at SpotCo and Vice President of Creative Services …

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Monday, January 10, 2022

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield & West Side Story Win Golden Globe Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of stage stars were honored for their work on screen when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association revealed the winners of the 2022 Golden Globe Awards on January 9. The untelevised e…

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West Side Story and More Win 2022 Golden Globe Awards

Stars Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose took home top prizes.

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Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield, MJ Rodriguez and More Take Home Golden Globe Awards; Full List!

Last night, the winners were announced for the 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Among this year's winners were Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose for West Side Story, MJ Rodriguez from Pose, an…

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Saturday, January 8, 2022

Telsey Casting Office Looking to Cast Young Snow White for Disney Feature Film

The Telsey Casting Office is searching for a young actress to play a ten-year-old Snow White in the upcoming feature-length, high-budget film. The movie will be distributed by Walt Disney St…

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Hope, beauty arise in Speilberg’s dynamic new ‘West Side Story’ film by Alan Smason

By JACK LYONS It is said that with age comes wisdom. It is also said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The eyes of today’s beholders are currently in love with “West Side Story…

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