Mira Nair on 20 years of Monsoon Wedding, and helming its Broadway adaptation: The film hasn't left me for a moment
"The Monsoon Wedding musical will open in London in June 2023, following which we will hopefully go to New York, and bring it to India," says filmmaker Mira Nair.
After No Time To Die, Daniel Craig returns to Broadway with Sam Gold's Macbeth
The new production, with British actress Ruth Negga playing Lady Macbeth, will begin performances on March 29 for a limited 15-week run.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Broadway return to be substantially slimmed down as a one-part play owing to pandemic shutdowns
The show will continue to run in two parts in London; Melbourne, Australia; and Hamburg, Germany, but will be a single part in New York, San Francisco and Toronto. It was not immediately clear how long that single part would be; the two parts have a total running time of about 5 hours and 15 minutes.
Bruce Springsteen marks the return of live shows on Broadway with an emotionally resonant concert
Springsteen had ended his residency in December 2018 after 236 performances, but was persuaded to return for a summer’s encore ahead of most Broadway shows coming back in September.
Artiste Anthony Ramos on his new album Love and Lies, colourism debate around In The Heights
Ramos, who got his break in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash musical Hamilton, is having a breakthrough year as an actor, also appearing opposite Uzo Aduba in the HBO reboot of In Treatment. His next projects include a sci-fi epic, Distant, as well as the next Transformers installment.
Tony Award-winning thespian André De Shields returns to Broadway in and as King Lear, and Hadestown
De Shields’ towering presence is somehow more captivating in the quiet beats — perhaps most strikingly when he carries the corpse of his daughter in his arms, unwavering, halfway across the stage.
Beyond Hollywood's big-budget In the Heights, colourism persists, and is rarely addressed
Colorism — or discrimination against darker-skinned people within their same ethnic group — lurks deep among pretty much all communities with varying levels of melanin. But it doesn’t get talked about, and that could be a setback for the racial justice efforts that intensified after the police killing of George Floyd last year.
Amanda Kloots on Nick Cordero's loss, her hope that people don't forget COVID-19 devastation
Kloots has also released a new book called Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero.
Bruce Springsteen will return to Broadway with a limited run of his one-man show
In the show, Springsteen performs 15 songs — including 'My Hometown,' 'Thunder Road,' and 'Born in the USA' — and tells stories about growing up in New Jersey.
Clarence Williams III, best known for playing undercover cop in TV series The Mod Squad, passes away at 81
Clarence Williams III died Friday at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with colon cancer, his manager said on Sunday.
The Lehman Trilogy: Play recounting American financial giant’s downfall plots its Broadway return
Spanning 150 years and running three and a half hours, The Lehman Trilogy illustrates the trajectory of western capitalism.
A new production of Dancin' heading to Broadway will pay tribute to the legacy of choreographer Bob Fosse
Dancin' opened on Broadway in 1978 with Ann Reinking also in the cast and ended in 1982 after 1,774 performances. It was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including best new musical, and it earned Fosse a Tony for choreography.
Oslo movie review: Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott's drama is a timely but intrinsically partial account of history
Oslo believes it is empathetic and balanced (which is questionable enough), but its skewed scales are essentially a consequence of an inbuilt Hollywood gaze.
How television provided a glitzy refuge to Broadway stars during COVID-19 shutdown
New and returning TV series like The Gilded Age and The Good Fight have come to the aid of celebrated theatre actors during the pandemic. Will TV, or theatre, ever be the same?
Tony Awards to air on 26 September for four hours instead of its usual three, following pandemic-hit Broadway season
Capping the evening will be the awarding of the three top awards: best play, best play revival and best musical.
With Broadway set to reopen, Hadestown announces itself as first show to welcome audiences back
Producers announced Monday that tickets will go on sale 11 June for the eight-time Tony Award winning musical.
As Broadway gears up to reopen in fall, a tough road lies ahead for musicals
Broadway shows thrive on tourists — who were roughly two-thirds of the people in the seats before the pandemic struck — and producers are banking that visitor numbers will be up by fall. The hope is that theater lovers — both tourists and New Yorkers — will loudly cheer the return.
New York's longest-running play, Perfect Crime, resumes performance after pandemic shutdown
Catherine Russell, 65, is the driving force behind Perfect Crime, a rollicking whodunit that has been on Big Apple billboards since 1987.
Rita Wilson says Scott Rudin made her feel 'worthless' after her cancer diagnosis
Rita Wilson claims Broadway producer Scott Rudin tried to find ways to fire her legally after learning the former had been diagnosed with breast cancer while starring in one of his shows.
Michael Kors marks 40th anniversary with a digital show celebrating his love for Broadway
The runway featured a mix of supermodels from over the decades and none other than Naomi Campbell closed the show, in a sequined black gown with a black overcoat.