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Celebrating its 40th season on PBS, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER has just announced the planned broadcast of two major theatrical events to launch the annual PBS Arts Fall Festival. First up is the New York Philharmonic’s critically lauded stage production of STEPHEN SONDHEIM and HUGH WHEELER’S musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET [...]


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Airing tonight on the USA Network, GRACELAND is an action-packed crime drama now in its sophomore season and centered on a mis-matched group of federal agents working undercover to keep various bad guys at bay. Leading the charge are DANIEL SUNJATA (RESCUE ME, SMASH) and relative newcomer AARON TVEIT.

A veteran of several small roles [...]


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For animation fans who’ve been disappointed with the last couple of Disney offerings, FROZEN will be a breath of cool, fresh air. A throwback to the old-school, pre-Pixar days of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and LION KING, the film is an enchanting musical worthy of the Broadway stage. Directed by CHRIS BUCK [...]


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Set to debut on HBO early next month, SIX BY SONDHEIM is a celebration of one of musical theater’s brightest lights. Directed by frequent SONDHEIM collaborator (and three-time Tony Award-winner) JAMES LAPINE, the documentary takes an in-depth look at six iconic songs as examined by the composer himself. As varied as they [...]


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The talented Alan Cumming stars in the CBS hit drama The Good Wife. Aside from starring on television, Cumming’s has found success in films and the stage. He gained international fame starring in the 1998 revival of Cabaret, which garnered him his first Tony Award.

Cumming’s, who has starred on the big [...]


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Neil Patrick Harris is one of the most talented actors in Hollywood. Not only does he star in the CBS comedy hit series How I Met Your Mother, he is also in much demand to host award shows, including the Tony Awards and the Emmy Awards. As if his schedule isn’t busy enough, Harris also [...]


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Soon to be seen on the big screen in the extraordinary sci-fi epic CLOUD ATLAS, actor BEN WHISHAW is now busy prepping for his 3/13 West End committment to a new play called PETER AND ALICE. Written by Tony Award-winner JOHN LOGAN (RED), the play combines fantasy and reality with a chance meeting between the real-life inspirations for [...]


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We caught up with TOM HANKS a couple of days ago to talk about his upcoming sci-fi epic CLOUD ATLAS and get the latest update on his plans for a Broadway debut early next year. Written by the late NORA EPHRON (a long-time pal and collaborator), LUCKY GUY is a drama inspired by the career [...]


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Despite the tragedy of the recent death of composer MARVIN HAMLISCH, the show must go on for his last stage production, a musical adaptation of the big-screen JERRY LEWIS classic comedy THE NUTTY PROFESSOR. Recently wrapping an engagement at Nashville’s James K. Polk Theater under the direction of the legendary JERRY LEWIS himself, the show [...]


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NBC is pulling out all the stops with STARS EARN STRIPES, a high-octane action-packed competition show that pays homage to the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces and our first-responder services. Hosted by GENERAL WESLEY CLARK and SAMANTHA HARRIS, the show will feature a star-studded cast consisting of show biz personalities [...]


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