Broadway star Jose Llana is getting ready to revive his role as Lun Tha in 'The King and I' at the Lincoln Center later this Spring. That isn’t all. Llana will also be releasing a new album, 'Altitude' based on his favorite numbers throughout his career.
Jeff Daniels ('Newsroom') is making his return to Broadway. Daniel’s new play Blackbird officially opens on tonight. Daniels has previously earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in God of Carnage.
The old theater adage says the show must go on, but that doesn’t mean every actor can. In this issue of the Classicalite Weekly Reprise we are looking at some of the recent cast shake ups on Broadway. Jean Valjean actor Alfie Boe has left 'Les Miserables' to join the cast of 'Finding Neverland' as J.M. Barrie. Boe will be replaced by former Jean Valjean actor and UK 'Phantom' John Owen-Jones. Boe will be replacing Tony Yazbeck. Meanwhile the Kander and Ebb classic, 'Chicago' has a new/old Billy Flynn. Jason Danieley ('The Visit,' 'Next to Normal,' 'The Full Monty') returned to the role this past Monday, February 29. replacing Eddie George.
'Dance Moms' is back tonight with two new episode. First off we have the "Dance & Chat" edition of last week’s episode where Maddie Ziegler returns after taking time off to film a movie. The dance drama also continues into the 9:00 p.m. hour with a never before seen episode. Check the report below to see what is in store for the ladies of the Abby Lee Dance Company, tonight.
Jason Danieley ('The Visit,' 'Next to Normal,' 'The Full Monty') is returning to Chicago the Musical tonight, Monday, February 29. Danieley will reprise his role as the love obsessed Billy Flynn, replacing Eddie George.
Tony Award winner B.D. Wong (M. Butterfly, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Law & Order: SVU, OZ) is returning to television next week in Fox’s hit Batman prequel Gotham. Wong will be portraying the classic Batman villain, Dr Hugo Strange, as part of the 'Wrath of the Villain's' storyline. In the comics, Hugo Strange is a mad scientist obsessed with Batman, who even takes to dressing as the caped crusader in an almost fetish type manner.
'30 Rock' fans rejoice. We are about to get a whole lot more Jane Krakowski. Not only is Krakowski currently starring in the Broadway revival of She Loves Me, which is currently in previews, but the trailer for the second season of her Netflix original series 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' has recently been released ahead of the April 15 release date. Check out the report below for a look at the new trailer as well as some details on 'She Loves Me.'
'Heroes', 'American Horror Story: Murder House & Asylum', and the 2009 'Star Trek' reboot. Zachary Quinto was (and still is) well on track to become of the biggest stars of both film and TV. However, Quinto has made the decision to stick a little closer to the stage. Starting off, off-Broadway in 'Angels in America' Quinto made his Broadway debut in the 2013 revival of the classic Tennessee Williams’ play The Glass Menagerie as Tom. Quinto is currently gearing up for another stint off-Broadway in Noah Haidle’s 'Smokefall.'Now Quinto is opening up about why he left the small and silver screens for the Great White Way.