The premiere date for NBC’s Live adaptation of 'Hairspray' was announced for December 7. However, there is even bigger news for all you hair-heads out there. (That is what Hairspray super fans are called, right?) 'Hairspray' vet Harvey Fierstein has been drafted to write the adaptation of the live musical event. Fierstein won the 2003 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for originating the role of Edna Turnblad on Broadway. Check out the report below to see what NBC’s Robert Greenblatt had to say about Fierstein’s new role.
Former 'Fantasticks' actor and pop star, Aaron Carter publicly endorsed Donald Trump for President on Saturday. It didn’t take long for the hate to start piling up on Carter from people quick to call him and Trump racist, with can only be done with if you have a very loose interpretation of what the word means.
Fans of 'American Horror Story' might still be shaking their fist in the air and writing letters to Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk begging them to bring Zachary Quinto back to the anthology series. However, they shouldn’t hold their breath. Quinto has made a commitment to do more theater. Now Quinto is getting ready for the open of his new off-Broadway play, 'Smokefall.' This coming off of a successful run on Broadway in the 2013 revival of 'The Glass Menagerie.'
Broadway Highlight: 'Fun Home' was without a doubt one of the best Broadway musicals of 2015, winning the Tony for just that. However, there is one song from the show that most fans have never heard in Full. Bruce actor Michael Cerveris ('Hedwig and The Angry Inch', 'Sweeney Todd', 'Assassins') brought one of the show’s cut songs to life with the help of his country band, Loose Cattle. The track, “Pony Girl,” heard in the show as only as a 45 second a cappella lullaby, now lives on to ride another day in its full version. In case you missed it earlier, check out the report below for a look at the song that no 'Fun Home fan can truly go without.