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2020-21 Season Announcements
This creative team is historic in that this will be the first Broadway musical to feature an entirelAlex Meyer
The West End revival of Hairspray has now been pushed to this fall. Previews will begin September 1, with opening night set for September 8. The show will play a limited engagement until November 8. https://www.playbill.com/article/west-end-return-of
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Live Television Musicals
Now, FOX just announced that they have plans to do Rent Live!... http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/renAlex Meyer
NBC will be re-airing Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert on Easter Sunday, April 12. https://www.playbill.com/article/nbc-to-re-air-emmy-winning-jesus-christ-superstar-live-in-concert-starring-john-legend-sara-bareilles-more
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And the Tony Almost Went to…
I think Bernadette Peters barely missed the Tony for her GYSPY revival to Marissa Jaret Winokur (HAIJeffrey Kare
While it's probably gonna be a long wait until this pandemic clears up, something I am planning to keep everyone occupied in the meantime is more features in this series. Today, we'll be talking about the year 2000. And the Tony Almost Went to...JAM
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IN THE HEIGHTS (2020)
Based on his resume, I'm not sure Jon M. Chu is the best director for the job. The cast better at leShow Me The Receipts!
Imagine if they release this the same weekend as WSS..... And Lin might be our Original Song winner. I can see the industry getting behind his EGOT narrative.
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Official CATS Film Adaptation Thread
I...umm...hmmm. Ok. I don't know that anyone wanted or needed this. J Hud will do a lovely renditionunown
WTF !!! Who in their right mind asked them to insert CGI buttholes in the first place. Just when you thought Cats couldn't get worse... The person who had that idea should just change professions.
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Rank the Best Actor Winners of the 90s
1.Hopkins 2.Hanks (Philadelphia) 3.Cage 4.Hanks (Forrest Gump) 5.Pacino 6.Spacey 7.Irons 8.Nirlk
1) Hopkins 2) Irons 3) Hanks-GUMP 4) Spacey 5) Cage 6) Nicholson 7) Hanks-PHILADELPHIA 8) Rush 9) Benigni 10) Pacino
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THE PROM (Netflix Movie Musical)
I would like to congradulate meryl streep on another golden globe win. But on a serious note, this cJeffrey Kare
With only three days of principal photography left, production has been shutdown due to the coronavirus, but is planning to resume in mid-April. https://deadline.com/2020/03/coronavirus-ryan-murphy-postponed-nicole-kidman-meryl-streep-the-prom-netfli
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SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works
Sugar was derided in large part due to unfavorable comparisons between its leading lady (Elaine JoycJeffrey Kare
Still, both male leads of Some Like It Hot start out looking for work, but as they're on a run from the mob, the most convenient job they could end up with is three weeks in Florida (disguised as women).
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Reboot
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Roald Dahl is Coming to Netflix!
Interesting stuff. Waititi could probably play the role of Willy Wonka pretty well.
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Do People Win Oscars for the Right or Wrong Reasons?
M: The Original
Oscar recognition is never necessarily on time. For most it comes either too early (Marisa Tomei/JenGabe Guarin
[quote quote=1203365122]Last year though… it’s like everyone knew Regina would win but those baffling snubs were just… wtf SAG I can kinda get because they might not have seen it in time. BAFTA on the other hand, they clearly saw her
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THE SHINING Stage Adaptation
I think Misery and Carrie say it all. It's certainly a high-profile creative team, but Carrie was dAlex Meyer
Given van Hove's reputation for his unique lighting and stage projections and for deconstructing iconic material, I can only imagine what this would look like onstage. But I'm actually genuinely excited for it. The Shining is one of the greatest horr
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What Were the Runners-Up for Best Animated Feature?
My guess is that unless there’s a very clear alternative, go for the Disney/Pixar or most widely sAlex
My guess is that unless there’s a very clear alternative, go for the Disney/Pixar or most widely seen... 2019: Klaus 2018: The Incredibles 2 2017: The Breadwinner 2016: Moana 2015: When Marnie Was There 2014: How To Train Your Dragon 2 2013: Despi
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Rank the Quartet of Acting Winners of the 2010's
2010 and 2019 are the best quartet. At least both leading performance (Portman, Firth, Zellweger, PhLil Tony
The ones I care about : Note: I'm talking about the years of the awards 2013: Daniel Day Lewis was a great choice even though my personal favourite was Joaquin Phoenix. The rest of the nominees were better than Jennifer Lawrence. Philip Seymour Hof
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Rank the Pair of Screenplay Winners of the 2010's
2010 1/2 I preferred Inception for original 2011 1/2 I would like to have seen either BrideGabe Guarin
The only wins I really would've changed was Inception for OS in 2010 and The Favourite for OS in 2018. This decade had a lot of really great Screenplay winners.
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