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Joel Grey

Joel Grey Opens About Why He Stayed in the Closet Till He Was 82 >>

Last year acclaimed Broadway actor Joel Grey ('Cabaret,' 'Wicked') came out of the closet as a gay man at the age of 82. Now, Grey is opening up about why he waited so long to share this news with the world.

The Meeting*

Meeting* of The International Order of Sodomites Leave Room on The Bottom for Cabaret Tribute >>

The International Order of Sodomites are returning to Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater for their monthly Meeting* on February 21.. Hosted by Justin Sayre, the comedy/variety show is choosing to honor the classic musical 'Cabaret.' And yes, we are sure that they left a little room on the bottom just in case you decide to drop in.

‘Cabaret's’ Alan Cumming ‘Sings Sappy Songs’ with ‘Wicked’s’ Kristin Chenoweth & ‘Hedwig’s’ Darren Criss at Carnegie Hall >>

Broadway legend Alan Cumming ('Cabaret') is coming to Carnegie Hall and he is bringing a few friends with him. In celebration of his upcoming album, 'Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs with Friends', the famed actor and singer will be performing songs from the record at the iconic venue this February. Joining Cumming on the stage will be his 2015 Tony Awards costar and Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth ('Wicked,' 'On the Twentieth Century'). Alan is also offering a warm willkommen to Darren Criss ('Glee', 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch') Ricki Lake ('Hairspray' films) and The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus.

Lea Salonga

Town Hall Presents 'Broadway by the Year' and Cabaret by Lea Salonga >>

"Broadway by the Year," a series focusing on music from the Broadway songbook from 1916 to the present day, and a cabaret revue by Broadway superstar Lea Salonga are all on the roster for this upcoming year at Town Hall. Salonga provided the voice of Disney princesses Muland and Jasmine.

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller Takes Over the Role of Sally Bowles in 'Cabaret' >>

The "Cabaret" will go on after Emma Stone leaves. It has been announced that Sienna Miller will take over as the iconic Sally Bowles in the Studio 54 production Feb. 17.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone Extends Run in 'Cabaret' >>

Seems like the show is not over for Emma Stone just yet! The Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Stone has extended her run as Sally Bowles in "Cabaret" for two more weeks through Feb 15. Stone, known in Hollywood for such movies as "The Help" and "The Amazing Spider-Man" film series, has received rave reviews since replacing Michelle Williams in the role of Bowles in November. She has also received numerous award nominations for her recent role in the critically acclaimed movie "Birdman." Stone's name had actually been attached to the production while it was in development, but she had to bow out due to scheduling conflicts. "Cabaret" marks her Broadway debut. Alan Cumming will continue his run as Emcee at Studio 54 through the show’s entire run to March 29, and the musical will launch a 20-city North American tour starting January 2016. According to Roundabout, casting for a new Sally Bowles for the remaining 12 weeks on Broadway will be announced in the coming weeks.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone Rehearses, Talks About Her 'Cabaret' Broadway Debut >>

'I've been singing it in my bedroom or in my head for 16 years.'

Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf Talks Brad Pitt at 'Fury' Screening, 'Cabaret' Arrest on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' >>

Shia LaBeouf made his first public appearance since his "Cabaret" arrest at the "Fury" screening Wednesday, Oct. 15. Days after his unloading of his arrest details on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," he spoke about Brad Pitt’s ability to hold him together.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone's Broadway Debut in 'Cabaret' to Replace Michelle Williams with Alan Cumming as Emcee >>

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2’s" Emma Stone is set to debut on Broadway in a "Cabaret" revival. Stone will be taking on the role of Sally Bowles post-Michelle Williams, as she leaves the production in November, and Alan Cumming will emcee.

Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf Pleads Guilty to Disorderly Conduct for Smoking and Groping at June 26 Performance of 'Cabaret' >>

Shia LaBeouf plead guilty to disorderly conduct today at the Manhattan Criminal for smoking and grabbing the back end of actors at the June 26 performance of Cabaret.

Michael C. Hall

Michael C. Hall, TV's 'Dexter,' to Star in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' on Broadway >>

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.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone Confirmed as Sally Bowles; 'Cabaret' Extended >>

It will be the 'Amazing Spider-man' star's Broadway debut.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone in Talks to Make Delayed Broadway Debut in 'Cabaret' >>

The 'Amazing Spider-man' film star was supposed to make her Broadway debut when 'Cabaret' began performances in March. Now she may take over from Michelle Williams.

Sophie Tucker

Sharon McKnight Bringing Sophie Tucker to Life One More Time at New York's Metropolitan Room >>

The Tony-nominated McKnight has been embodying one of the 20th century's first female mega-stars since 1996.

Liza Minnelli

A Cavalcade of Broadway Show Tunes at >>

A new website and store aims to supply everything the show-tune lover in your family could ever desire.

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