Betrayal Indeed: Broadway Vet Jude Law Confirms Sienna Miller & Daniel Craig Affair Under Oath

first_img Star Files According to the Daily Mail, Law (currently headlining the West End’s Henry V) verified longtime pal Craig had a forbidden fling with former After Miss Julie star Miller. Law recalled when he confronted Craig, “We had known each other for many, many years, so the conversation took on all sorts of turns.” Daniel Craig Broadway vets tangled in a painful love triangle? Sounds like something out of a play. Tony and Oscar nominee Jude Law’s phone hacking trial against now defunct tabloid the News of the World has confirmed a real-life affair between his former fiancée Sienna Miller and Betrayal’s Daniel Craig. View Comments To top it all off, Law also found out on the day of the trial that a family member had sold details of his private life to the tabloid. Betrayal, indeed. Rachel Weiszlast_img read more

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Find Out Annie Potts’ Favorite Part of Swinging in Pippin

first_img Annie Potts The Tony-winning revival of Pippin is filled with awe-inspiring feats, but one of the musical’s show-stopping moments belongs to Annie Potts. The Emmy nominee is having a ball as the trapeze-swinging, “No Time at All”-belting Berthe, but she must have been nervous about the circus act, right? Nope. Potts swung by Today on February 11, and told hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb that the trapeze is her favorite part. “I’m up there with this beautiful boy who is mighty,” she gushed. Potts also talked about her musical theater background, a car accident that almost ended her career and Designing Women. Star Files Pippin Related Shows View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 4, 2015last_img read more

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Vincent Kartheiser & Larry Pine Begin Previews in Garry Marshall-Helmed Billy & Ray

first_img View Comments Billy & Ray charts the birth of the film noir genre. The comedy follows literary odd couple writer-director Billy Wilder (Kartheiser) and novelist Raymond Chandler (Pine) as they contentiously collaborate to adapt the novel Double Indemnity for the silver screen. Set in 1940s Hollywood, Billy & Ray is the true story of how two brilliant and thorny artists battled the Hollywood censors and each other to create a groundbreaking movie classic. Mad Men star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway vet Larry Pine begin performances in the New York premiere of Billy & Ray on October 1. Mike Bencivenga’s new play, directed by the legendary Garry Marshall, will officially open on October 20 at the Vineyard Theatre and play a limited engagement through November 23. Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on Nov. 23, 2014 Rounding out the cast are Sophie von Haselberg as Wilder’s long-suffering secretary and Drew Gehling as a beleaguered studio chief. Billy & Raylast_img read more

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Get a Glimpse of the Glamour Cat! Nicole Scherzinger in London’s Cats

first_imgFirst she was a Pussycat Doll—now she’s the Glamour Cat! Nicole Scherzinger is prowling to the West End in the new revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. UK’s Daily Mail released some sizzling photos of the new star sporting a short, sleek Grizabella wig, a chic fur coat and fur-covered fingerless gloves. Ready to see the new revival? Catch the limited engagement of Cats from December 6 through February 28, 2015 at the London Palladium, with opening night scheduled for December 11. Meow! View Commentslast_img

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Get an Extended Sneak Peek at the Into the Woods Film, Including Singing!

first_imgTake a break from staring at those breathtaking Into the Woods photos and feast your eyes on this. We now have an extended sneak peek at the film, including singing. YES, SINGING! Check out the featurette below to get a taste of snippets from the prologue, Meryl Streep’s “Stay With Me” and more! Also look out for James Lapine, Stephen Sondheim and Rob Marshall gushing about the cast, and the cast gushing about Lapine, Sondheim and Marshall. There’s a lot of love. We wish, more than anything, more than the moon, for it to be Christmas already! View Commentslast_img

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Idina Menzel, Sting & More Set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

first_img Star Files There may be a chill in the air, but the cold never bothered her anyway! Frozen queen and If/Then headliner Idina Menzel, along with The Last Ship scribe Sting and the Annie movie’s Quvenzhane Wallis are just some of the stars tapped for this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.Other big names set for the Turkey day celebration include Great White Way vet Nick Jonas, Cirque du Soleil, opera singer Renne Fleming, the cast of Sesame Street, Kiss, Meghan Trainor, Big Apple Circus, Before You Exit, William Blake, Sabrina Carpenter, Hilary Duff, Becky G., Lucy Hale, Sandra Lee, The Madden Brothers, Miss USA 2014, MKTO, NEEDTOBREATH, NHL stars John LeClair and Pat LaFontaine, Pentatonix, Romeo Santos, Cole Swindell and The Vamps.The 88th annual event, which will have more than 8,000 participants, will be broadcast on NBC on November 27, hosted by the cast of The Today Show.Check out the last time Menzel performed at the parade below. Her costume involved a fair amount of green on that occasion… View Commentscenter_img Idina Menzellast_img read more

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Tony Nominee Montego Glover & More Join Cast of It Shoulda Been You on Broadway

first_img Related Shows It Shoulda Been You Glover earned a Tony nomination in 2010 for her performance as Felicia in Memphis; she also appeared in The Color Purple. In addition to Once, Zien most recently appeared on Broadway in The Big Knife; he is perhaps most known for his performance in Into the Woods. His additional stage credits include The People in the Picture, Les Miserables and The Boys from Syracuse. Nathan’s Broadway credits include Sunday in the Park with George, Assassins, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Chicago. Featuring music by Barbra Anselmi and a book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove, It Shoulda Been You follows a Jewish bride as she readies to marry her Catholic boyfriend. When the bride’s ex-boyfriend shows up, the perfect wedding starts to unravel, leaving the sister of the bride to turn a tangled mess into happily ever after. View Commentscenter_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 9, 2015 Tony nominee Montego Glover, Chip Zien, Once alum Anne L. Nathan and more have joined the cast of It Shoulda Been You. They join a previously announced group of stars that includes Tony winners Tyne Daly and Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and David Burtka. The David Hyde Pierce-helmed musical will begin performances on March 17, 2015 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Opening night is set for April 14. The cast will also include Josh Grisetti, Michael X. Martin, Nick Spangler, Farah Alvin, Gina Farrell and Mitch Greenberg, as well as the previously announced Lisa Howard and Edward Hibbert.last_img read more

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Beautiful’s Anika Larsen on Her Pregnancy & Baby Guru Kelli O’Hara

first_imgBeautiful Tony nominee Anika Larsen is expecting her first child with partner Freddie Maxwell in late June. Of course, balancing eight shows a week with pregnancy can be tricky, so Larsen turned to someone who really knows babies and Broadway: five-time Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara. “When I was still having to be secretive about it, I bumped into Kelli and thought, ‘She’s the one to talk to!’ She’s done it twice now—gotten pregnant while she was on Broadway—so I sidled up to her and told her my news,” says Larsen. “Kelli has insisted on being my buddy throughout this, and she’s been incredibly helpful about what to expect. [Like] when to tell my dresser in secret, so she could move a button for me, or when I was going to have to tell wardrobe that there would have to be bigger alterations “Larsen, who is about four months along in her pregnancy, says she’s not showing yet, but she’s noticed plenty of other changes: “The baby’s a size of an avocado this week, so it means that it’s definitely pushing against my bladder. I have to pee during every single costume change now.”The excited expectant parents had a Beautiful beginning to their relationship. Larsen met Maxwell when her dresser set them up on a blind date last February. “We’re old enough to know what we want and to recognize when we’ve found it and snatch it and never let it go,” she says about their whirlwind romance. “We’ve been on turbo-speed.”The actress says she doesn’t have a timeline yet for when she’ll leave the show, but she does guarantee she’ll be back: “I’ve never done this before, so we’re just going to play it by ear.” Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Star Files Anika Larsen Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 27, 2019 View Comments Related Showslast_img read more

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Bill Berloni Will Bring His Broadway Dogs to Reality TV Series

first_imgTony Award honoree Bill Berloni is bringing puppy love to the small screen. The Broadway animal trainer will headline a new reality TV series on Discovery Family Channel beginning in August, Variety reports. The current working title for the series is From Wags to Riches with Bill Berloni.The program will follow Berloni’s involvement on the Great White Way, as well as his life as an animal rights activist and his home life—with the 25 plus animals he’s rescued and sheltered personally.This season, pups trained by Berloni can be seen in The Audience and Living on Love. Hs numerous additional credits include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Bullets Over Broadway, Legally Blonde and Gypsy. He got his start in 1977 when he rescued and trained the dogs for the original production of Annie (he has since served as the animal trainer for both Broadway revivals and the 2014 remake).Take a look below as Audra McDonald and Berloni audition dogs to play Pepe in last season’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. View Commentslast_img read more

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Joel Grey & Stephen Daldry Among 2015 Drama League Award Honorees

first_img View Comments The Drama League will give special recognition to Tony and Oscar winner Joel Grey, Tony and Olivier-winning director Stephen Daldry and WNET’s Neal Shapiro and David Horn. As previously reported, the 81st annual Drama League Awards ceremony will take place on May 15 in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. A host for the evening will be announced soon.Grey will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award. He is perhaps most known for creating the role of the Emcee in Cabaret which won him a Tony Award in 1967 and an Oscar in 1973. He was also Tony nominated for his performances in George M!, Goodtime Charley, The Grand Tour and for directing the 2011 revival of The Normal Heart. His additional credits include Chicago and Wicked.Daldry will be honored with the Founders Award for Excellence in Directing. His productions of Skylight and The Audience are currently on Broadway this season. He won Tony awards in 1994 and 2009 for helming An Inspector Calls and Billy Elliot, respectively.Shapiro, CEO of WNET, and Horn, Executive Producer of Great Performances and Director of Performance and Arts Programming at WNET, are responsible for bringing arts education and programming to the New York City region through networks Thirteen, WLIW21 and NJTV. In addition to these special honors, nominations for the five competitive Drama League categories (Distinguished Play, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Best Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Musical and Distinguished Performance) will be announced on April 21.last_img read more

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