Frank Oz is getting ready to make magic once more. The 'Little Shop of Horrors' movie director and voice of Yoda is working on all new theatrical production with magician Derek DelGaudio. The new show titled, 'In & Of Itself,' also features original music by, Mark Mothersbaugh of DEVO.
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.
Tonight, Dry Powder opens for previews Off-Broadway. The new show stars Claire Danes (Homeland), John Krasinski ('The Office,' '13 Hours'), Sanjit De Silva ('War Horse') and Hank Azaria ('The Simpsons,' 'Spamalot') and is directed by Thomas Kail (Hamilton).
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.
Fans may soon have to deal with their much-beloved television series, Downton Abbey, coming to an end, but at least the can comfort themselves in the knowledge that the show's composer John Lunn has released a double album of the Downton's most unforgettable music.
ABC’s musical comedy Galavant is perhaps one of the best things on TV that no one is watching. With music from famed Broadway and animation composer, Alan Menken (Beauty & The Beast, Little Shop of Horrors) and TV & film score composer Christopher Lennertz (Supernatural, Horrible Bosses), the show has everything a fan of musicals could want. The Season 2 finale airs this weekend and with it comes Timothy Omundson’s (Supernatural, Psych) favorite composition from the show.
Tonight’s Lifetime’s hit reality series 'Dance Moms' is all new. Recently it has been rumored that Sia music video prodagody Maddie Ziegler will be leaving the series after Season 6. Meanwhile, Abby Lee Miller has also opened up about problems with producers, meaning she might be absent from the show in the near future.
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
K-pop is no longer an overseas obsession. A new Nickelodeon show co-created by Nick Cannon titled 'Make It Pop' has been greenlit for the 2015-16 season. K-pop singer Megan Lee has been announced as one of the show's female leads. The show had been rumored for a while with the description being a “mashup of 'Glee' and the Korean pop aesthetic.” The half-hour musical comedy will be co-created by executive producers Thomas W. Lynch and Cannon.