It was recently announced that Tony Award winner, Neil Patrick Harris ('Hedwig and The Angry Inch,' 'Assassins') was cast as the villainous Count Olaf in Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of 'Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.' Now it has been revealed that Patrick Warburton ('Seinfeld,' 'Family Guy,' 'Tick') has been cast as Lemony Snicket himself.
Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris ('Hedwig and the Angry Inch') is returning to TV but that doesn’t mean his theater days are behind him. NPH is reportedly working behind the scenes on an all new theatrical magic show. According to Playbill Harris will be working with Randy Weiner ('Sleep No More,' 'The Donkey Show') to create a magical new theatrical experience.
In recent years, NBC has brought live TV back with special events like 'The Sound of Music Live,' 'Peter Pan Live,' 'The Wiz Live' and regular series like 'Undateable' (Season 3) and Neil Patrick Harris’ 'Best Time Ever.' Now, NBC boss Robert Greenblatt is opening up about why Neil Patrick Harris’ variety show was unfortunately canceled and the future of live TV.
The American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League have their new host for 2016 Tony Awards celebration. 'Into the Woods' film actor Late Late Show Host, and Tony Award Winner James Corden has been selected to emcee the evening. Corden is replacing last year’s paired host, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming (Cabaret, Reefer Madness, film). The bar for Corden gets even higher when compared to host of Tony’s past, Hugh Jackman ('Boy From Oz') and Neil Patrick Harris ('Hedwig and the Angry Inch', 'Assassins'). Both men have won Emmy Awards for hosting the Tony’s. It should be noted that all five the aforementioned actors have won Tony Awards.
The Nielsen rating are in for Fox’s 'Grease Live' musical event. Regardless of how many people tuned in Sunday night, some of theater and dance industry’s best have given their seal of approval to the newest version of the classic music. Broadway favorite Neil Patrick Harris ('Assassins', 'Hedwig & The Angry Inch') and 13-year-old dancing superstar, Maddie Ziegler ('Dance Moms'), both sing the praises for Grease under the @GoGrease Twitter tag.
As parents we are not required to provide our children with the coolest toys or the latest fashion. We don’t have to give in to their every whim or overlook it when they misbehave. There is, however, one thing that any good parent should do. That is love. Love your children unconditionally. No matter who they are or what they do. Especially when the only thing they did “wrong” was be themselves. The LGBT community has come a long way in the past few years, but the fight is not over. Too many teens are disowned from their parents after they come out. The Ali Forney Center, a group who aid and shelter homeless LGBT youth, is now seeking to buy the Atalh Worldwide Church in Harlem. The “church” was headed by James Manning and has hosted some very hateful and distasteful statements on their sign, demonizing the LGBT community. Acclaimed Broadway/TV/Film (and webisode) actor Neil Patrick Harris is one of many people who are calling on others to donate to the AFC to help them buy the church.
Broadway fav Neil Patrick Harris’ ('Assassins', 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch') live NBC variety show, Best Show Ever was recently cancelled, but he isn’t wasting any time getting back in the saddle. Harris has confirmed that he will be playing the role of main villain, Count Olaf in Netflix’s upcoming version of Lemony Snicket's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events.'
Broadway vet Neil Patrick Harris was born to be on the stage. The actor who won the 2014 Tony Award for his role as the titular lead in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' has hosted the ceremonies on severl occasions. In fact, he is such a good live performer that he even won a few Emmys for hosting the Tonys. Why he didn’t win a Tony for hosting the Emmys is still a mystery. However, Neil’s live NBC variety series, The 'Best Time Ever' has been canceled. Fortunately for NPH fans, Neil might soon be coming Netflix in Lemony Snicket’s a Series of Unfortunate Events. 'The Hollywood Reporter' is suggesting that Harris is being looked at for the role of Count Olaf, the part played by Jim Carey in the film of the same name. However, it is unknown if Neil is up for this role or the story's narrator of sorts Lemony Snicket
With the turn of the calendar to a new month, it means new shows will be debuting on Broadway. Of course, it also means the closing of a few more. As the start of September rolls around, the Broadway community will witness the final bows of three big Broadway productions: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' 'Mamma Mia!,' and 'On the Town.' All three have been struggling to sell tickets for some time now. And as they do say, all good things come to an end.
Recently, I've dreamed that I am late for a concert and I can't find my French horn. Or I have to play a solo horn recital in a few days, but I haven't played the horn for several years. I am desperately trying to get back into shape, but it's hopeless. I have learned that some of these nightmares seem to be common to all performing artists. But what do they actually mean?
Starting July 22, Lower Manhattan-cum-Midtown show Hedwig and the Angry Inch's title character will get a new actor--the extremely talented Taye Diggs. The show's lead producer, David Binder, confirmed earlier this week the move that had been rumoring around the city for days.
Neil Patrick Harris has a knack for being a proverbial bad boy. From a Broadway debacle to his role as the hilarious chauvinist Barney Stinson, his "memoirs," entitled "Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography," have a new book trailer out on YouTube, along with news that he will host next year's Oscars.
A newly adapted version of the Lerner and Loewe musical first hits the stage at the Kennedy Center in January 2015.
Having played the Emcee in a production of 'Cabaret' notable for the outrageous omnisexual twist Alan Cumming had given the role, Hall should be fit for the wig.
Box office is still strong, though, as Andrew Rannells takes over the role.