Ann Reinking, a Broadway veteran who starred in the 1990s revival of Chicago, won a Tony Award as its choreographer and also co-starred in the films Annie and All That Jazz, has died. She was 71. Her death Saturday was announced by a family friend on social media and confirmed by a relative to our sister site.
Eddie Izzard has chosen to use the pronouns “she” and “her”, and says she wants “to be based in girl mode from now on”. The comedian and actor made the announcement while posing for the contestants on Sky Arts painting competition Portrait Artist Of The Year. The gender-fluid star said it “feels great” and it
Moulin Rouge! The Musical will kick off its North American tour in February 2022, two years after the originally scheduled opening date that was knocked out by the Covid-19 pandemic. Producers are now targeting Feb. 26, 2022, for the start of performances at Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre. Opening night will be March 11, 2022,
Every journey starts with a first step, and one of the most storied romances of all time started with just one date over afternoon tea.
Wrestler, Hollywood actor – and now Santa Claus. Is there nothing Dwayne Johnson cannot do? The Rock has helped out a widowed father-of-two who was struggling to buy Christmas presents for his children, donning a festive red suit and a “Dwanta” hat to spread some festive cheer during a surprise virtual meeting. It came about
The new eight-acre Manhattan West mixed-use development complex in New York City will add a 10,000-square-foot entertainment and restaurant space in 2021, including an intimate, 160-seat theater with programming developed in part by Broadway producers Sue Wagner and John Johnson. Wagner and Johnson’s Broadway credits include To Kill a Mockingbird, The Waverly Gallery, Hillary and
Dr. Pamela Newkirk, a journalist, scholar and author of Diversity Inc.: The Failed Promise of Billion-Dollar Business, has been appointed to the Shubert Organization’s board of director. Newkirk also will sit on the board of the theater owner and producer’s The Shubert Foundation. The appointment is effective immediately. Newkirk fills an open board seat created
Director Sir Peter Jackson has released a five-minute sneak peak of his long-awaited documentary about The Beatles. The film won’t be open in UK cinemas until next summer, but Sir Peter said he wanted to share a montage in the meantime to cheer people up this Christmas. His selected clips show the Fab Four working
Christmas is a time for gifts, food, family – and, of course, TV cliffhangers. Any soap worth its salt will feature the climax to big storylines during the festive period, with ruined weddings, tragic deaths and dramatic births usually par for the course. Festive specials of our favourite TV shows are also good for endings