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    • ALMOST FAMOUS Musical
      Jays

      That’s one of my favorite movies ever, so I’m 100% looking forward to this!

      Jeffrey Kare

      Though with Cameron Crowe writing the book, it could also be a red flag as a lot of these film-to-stage musicals have suffered from bringing the original screenwriter on board to adapt their own material despite the fact that they have no background

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    • Jean-Michel Basquiat Musical
      adamunc

      I would have utterly no interest in this, primarily because of the director. That said, I also thi

      Jeffrey Kare

      Interestingly enough, when I saw the 1996 biographical film, Basquiat, during an art class I took in college, I remember thinking it should be a musical with Lin-Manuel Miranda doing the score.

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    • 2017-18 PRODUCTIONS REDUX
      Jeffrey Kare

      As the cast is currently getting ready to perform on Macy's Parade tomorrow morning, here is an offi

      Alex Meyer

      Imogen Heap's score for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child will be released digitally and physically on November 2. http://www.playbill.com/article/the-music-of-harry-potter-and-the-cursed-child-album-will-released-november-2

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    • Michael Jackson Bio-Musical in the Works
      Alex Meyer

      It'll be interesting to see how they handle the whole child molestation controversy, or if they'll j

      Alex Meyer

      Christopher Wheeldon provided an update to Playbill about the show. He says the book is still being worked on and that he's about to begin dance labs to nail down many of Michael Jackson's dance moves, including the moonwalk. He also emphasized that

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    • Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
      vinny

      This could be great. He probably will do the reality tv route to get his lead like he did with the o

      Jeffrey Kare

      We've had thousands of different interpretations of Cinderella, many of which have been musicals (including the Rodgers & Hammerstein version that was just on Broadway a few years ago). It should be interesting to see how Andrew Lloyd Webber's ve

      Started by:  Alex Meyer

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    • TITANIC Broadway Revival
      adamunc

      I fail to see the financial wisdom in mounting a revival of Titanic for Broadway. The original produ

      Jeffrey Kare

      The production that would be coming in is suppose to be pared down. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afp9l2S-7vg

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    • Live Television Musicals
      Jeffrey Kare

      Now, FOX just announced that they have plans to do Rent Live!... http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/ren

      Jeffrey Kare

      Not only has NBC's production of Jesus Christ Superstar just won Outstanding Variety Special (Live) at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, but three people have just completed their EGOT as executive producers on the telecast: star John Legend, lyricist T

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    • MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical
      vinny

      This could be really good if it's as fun as the movie.

      Alex Meyer

      [quote quote=1202619395]Harvey Fierstein should reprise his role. THE OSCAR 100 (#5-1): Henry Fonda, Juanita Moore, Montgomery Clift, Celia Johnson and Gena Rowlands[/quote] I was thinking the exact same thing!

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    • HELLO, DOLLY! recoups (barely)
      Alex Meyer

      King Kong is probably going to flop. Maybe not as badly as Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, but I bet

      Jeffrey Kare

      [quote quote=1202615925]No wonder Scott Rudin didn’t want to keep it going. THE OSCAR 100 (#10-6): Jack Nicholson, Gloria Swanson, Shirley Booth, Anthony Hopkins and Rod Steiger[/quote] I'm sure it also might've been a case of him wanting the Shu

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    • Phantom of the Opera
      Alex Meyer

      No. Into The Woods was widely expected to win Best Actress, Score and Book.

      Andrew D

      [quote quote=1202608456]If you want to compare Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim to say, film directors, think of them like this: Webber is basically the Steven Spielberg of the theater, while Sondheim is more like the Martin Scorsese of the t

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    • When do prediction centers open?
      Alex Meyer

      They don't usually open the Tony predictions until late March/early April.

      Alex Meyer

      Globe and Oscar predictions don't usually open till mid-August, because that's when we find out the lineups for all the Oscar-bait festivals like Venice, Toronto, Telluride, etc. Plus, for the Golden Globes, Gold Derby has to figure out which films a

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