Hugh Jackman might play a hero in the 'X-Men' film series, but today he is a real hero. The Tony winning 'Boy From Oz' star recently returned home to his native Australia where he saved the lives of his kids and another family who were at risk of drowning from a dangerous riptide in Sydney. The whole dramatic incident was captured on video.
Three time Tony Award winner Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') is making his making his return to Broadway tonight in 'The Father.' The American debut of the Florian Zeller play, produced by Manhattan Theater Club opens for previews tonight at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater.
Laura Benanti might wish she was cool, but it is her love of musicals that is holding her book. Recently, Benanti left TV to make her return to Broadway in 'She Loves Me.' That love lead the Tony winner to write and record the song, “I Like Musicals.” In the song, Benanti steps back in time and professes her own love for musicals from the perspective of her high school self. Check out the song and what Benanti had to the say about it, in the report below.
Duncan Sheik is known to many for his 90’s hits like “Barely Breathing.” However, ask any theater geek about Duncan Sheik and you can expect to have the entire soundtrack to 'Spring Awakening' performed for you acapella. Pretty soon fans are going to have an all new soundtrack to sing for you. Sheik wrote the music for 'American Psycho the Musical' about to open on Broadway and the Original London Cast recording is getting ready to be released alongside the Broadway debut. Recently, Sheik spoke to up about the evolution from alt indie rocker to Tony winning, Broadway fav.
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.
Tony Award winner Lena Hall ('Hedwig and the Angry Inch') has been cast to lead an invite only reading of the upcoming of the new musical adaptation of 'Citizen Ruth.' The new musical is based on the 1996 Miramax film of the same name, starring Laura Dern and Burt Reynolds. The plot centers around a young drug addicted woman who finds herself arrested and pregnant. Ruth is than ordered to have an abortion or face serious jail time. Check out the report below for more details.
One of the best things to come out of the 2015-2016 TV season was Fox’s 'Gotham.; The Batman origin series quickly became a must watch for many, including Yours Truly. The show got even better with the Season 2 addition of B.D. Wong as Doctor Hugo Strange. Wong is perhaps best known for his roles in 'Law & Order: SVU' and HBO’s 'OZ.' Wong also has a Tony Award for his role in 'M. Butterfly.' Check out the report below to get a look at Wong as Strange and this week’s episode of Gotham and Doctor Strange’s plans for the Penguin.
Tony Award winner B.D. Wong ('M. Butterfly,' 'You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown') recently joined the cast of Fox’s Batman prequel series 'Gotham.' On the series, Wong plays the twisted physiatrist Doctor Hugo Strange. Now, Wong is giving a look into the mind of the powerful Bat-Villain.
B.D. Wong is back. The Tony Award winning actor is best known for his roles on 'Law & Order: SVU' and HBO’s 'OZ. 'Now, Wong will be taking a much more sinister role in Fox’s 'Gotham.' Wong will be playing Dr. Hugo Strange in the Spring Premiere of the hit Batman prequel series.