Everything you need to know about Broadway: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Broadway: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Hanks says he took steroids to cure cold while working in Nora Ephron's Broadway play "Lucky Guy".
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper plans to hon his culinary skills to play a troubled chef in a new movie.
London, May 3 (ANI): Spice Girls musical 'Viva Forever!' will be closing in June, six months after it was first shown.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Sylvester Stallone, who wrote and starred in the blockbuster hit 'Rocky', is hoping that a musical based on his beloved boxing film will also be a hit on Broadway.
Washington, April 28(ANI): Broadway star Cuba Gooding thinks that Tom Cruise is a real salt of the earth person that God has blessed.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Jai Chandiram, one of the first women in television in India, who rose to Deputy Director General of Doordarshan, has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association Of Women in Radio & Television (IAWRT). Chandiram, who is fighting cancer, received the award at her brother's home here Friday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Mediaperson Jai Chandiram, who rose to the position of deputy director general of Doordarshan, was Friday conferred the lifetime achievement award by the International Association Of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT).
Melbourne, April 19 (ANI): A man from Caboolture has reported multiple sightings of Unidentified Flying Objects just 2km out from the main town centre.
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu has begun shooting in New York for his next film, "Birdman", a black comedy starring Michael Keaton, Lindsay Duncan, Zach Galifianakis and Edward Norton, Fox Searchlight Pictures said.
Los Angeles, April 11 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin is reportedly being lined up to host a late-night talk show for National Broadcasting Company (NBC). It is said to be based on his popular podcast series, "Here's The Thing".
Los Angeles, April 1 (IANS) Veteran actress Meryl Streep's daughter Mamie Gummer has split from her husband Benjamin Walker after less than two years of marriage.
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Meryl Streep's daughter Mamie Gummer has broken up with her husband Benjamin Walker after less than two years of marriage.
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Shia Labeouf put his differences with his former theatre co-star Alec Baldwin behind him by attending the first preview performance of the play they were due to appear in together.
New York, March 24 (ANI): The production team of 'Breakfast at Tiffany's', which is based on a novella by Truman Capote, tried to bring in one secret surprise guest- the ashes of late author- for its opening on Broadway this week.
New York, Mar. 21 (ANI): Katie Holmes is reportedly planning to return to Broadway, but wants to star in a musical this time.
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): South Korean mobile maker Samsung has finally unveiled its new Galaxy S4 smartphone.
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair, known for her directorial ventures "Monsoon Wedding" and "The Namesake", is working on a film with Disney and says the narrative focuses on slum girl who becomes a chess player.
Washington, Mar. 13 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger, who has never appeared on Broadway and has only starred in two films, has said that her good girl image has prevented her from reaching a high level of success.
New York, Mar 7 (ANI): 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke stunned theater fans into a photo frenzy on Monday when she stepped naked into a bubble bath during her 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' debut on the Great White Way.
New York, Mar. 7 (ANI): Shia LaBeouf took to Twitter to hit back at Alec Baldwin, after he suggested that his former 'Orphans' co-star was not made for Broadway.
Los Angeles, March 7 (IANS) Actors Emma Stone and Naomi Watts will be seen together on the big screen in a new dark comedy by Alejandro Gonzalez.
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) He may have won an Oscar for his role in "Philadelphia", but Tom Hanks is nervous about his Broadway debut.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Jackky Bhagnani gave his own Indianised twist to Korean musician Psy's Gangnam Style steps when he came to promote his new film "Rangrezz" on a TV show. The song is also a part of the movie.
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Actor Sumeet Raghavan feels no sitcom on Hindi television has come close to being as good as "Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai". He even admits that post the show, the comedy genre has become a cakewalk for him.
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (IANS) Hugh Jackman's wife Deborra-Lee Furness is tired of hearing rumours that the actor is gay.
London, February 13 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson has revealed that she was vying for the role of Fantine in Tom Hooper's film adaptation of 'Les Miserables,' but lost out to Anne Hathaway.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Singer-composer Adnan Sami came as a guest on "Nautanki: The Comedy Theatre" and enjoyed Imam Siddique's performance the most.
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Actors Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are in talks to appear together in a Broadway production of Harold Pinter's "Betrayal".
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sridevi is looking forward to Broadway shows "Cirque de Glace" and "Snow White on Ice", scheudled to take place in the Aamby Valley, near Pune. She feels the "healthy entertainment" will wow everyone.
Miami, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) The life of Gloria and Emilio Estefan will hit Broadway in a musical spotlighting the most exciting moments the two artists ever lived, the producers announced Tuesday.
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Tusshar Kapoor says he won't mind starting a new trend by doing fiction shows on TV as long as it doesn't interfere with his movie assignments.
London, Feb. 2 (ANI): Katie Price, who recently wed her stripper boyfriend Kieran Hayler, is splashing out on a second wedding after the first one was "ruined" by the "shambles of a resort" the pair tied the knot in.
Miami, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-born pop star Jon Secada said that he finds himself at a moment of fulfillment in his professional career as a composer, singer-songwriter and actor.
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) New and innovative formats are paving their way into Indian showbiz. Taking the trend forward is a new show "Nautanki: The Comedy Theatre", which is set to bring Broadway style theatre to the small screen.
New York, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) The revival of the musical "Evita", which brought pop superstar Ricky Martin back to the Broadway stage, will ring down the curtain for the last time next Saturday.
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is apparently planning to make her comeback on the small screen.
Los Angeles, Jan 7 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts will be seen on small screen in Ryan Murphy's TV adaptation of award-winning stage play "The Normal Heart".
New York, Jan 3 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes has reportedly been spending time with Jake Gyllenhaal in recent weeks.
Los Angeles, Dec 30 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams says popular song "Summer Nights", from the movie "Grease", encouraged him to make career in singing.
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes' Broadway show "Dead Accounts" is reportedly on the verge of being closed.
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe reportedly finds the audition for "Les Miserables" "most difficult" of his life.
New York, Dec. 29 (ANI): Katie Holmes' Broadway play 'Dead Accounts,' which opened last month will bring down its curtain on January 6- a full seven weeks ahead of schedule and just 44 regular performances.
Los Angeles, Dec 27 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway showed off her vocal training from "Les Miserables" on Christmas Day by singing carols with her family.
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan, who impressed with his smooth dance moves in hit debut movie "Student Of The Year", grooved and cheered at his guru, choreographer Shiamak Davar's recent show and Davar is all praise for him.
Washington, Dec. 19 (ANI): A Pakistani-born man was planning to blow up a New York City landmark to avenge the deaths of U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, but lacked the money and material to carry out the plan, a federal prosecutor has said.
San Juan, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) Singer Ricky Martin made a 24-hour visit to his native Puerto Rico to enjoy the island's warm Caribbean waters.
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): John Mayer and girlfriend Katy Perry got into the holiday spirit on Wednesday, checking out the Broadway adaptation of the classic 1983 film 'A Christmas Story' in New York City.
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Actor Shia LaBeouf will make his Broadway debut opposite Alec Baldwin in forthcoming stage play "Orphans".
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): Latin superstar Ricky Martin said in a UN conference on homophobia that he wishes he could come out of the closet again so he could tell people struggling with their identities that "it's just beautiful - you find love."
New York, Dec 11 (ANI): Lea Michele boasts about her tendency to don cleavage-baring ensembles on the red carpet, admitting that it took some time during her transition from Broadway star to up-and-coming Hollywood actress before she felt comfortable enough to show off her assets.
New York, Dec 6 (ANI): Julie Andrews, whose famous voice has been irrevocably damaged by a botched throat operation, has said that she has rediscovered her voice in her books and in directing theater.
Washington, Dec. 6 (ANI): Susan Luckey - famous for playing the role of Mayor Shinn's daughter Zaneeta in the 1962 classic 'The Music Man' - passed away at her Los Angeles home early Thursday morning. She was 74.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Mario Lopez married his girlfriend, actress Courtney Mazza, in an outdoor ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico, on Saturday.
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta?Jones wants to work with husband Michael Doughlas in stage production "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?"
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): When producer Thomas Schumacher heard that 'The Lion King' was going to be made into a Broadway show, he thought it was the "worst idea" he had ever heard.
London, November 20 (ANI): Newly published private diaries of Richard Burton reveal his love for Elizabeth Taylor and how his heavy drinking put a strain on their second marriage.
Berlin, Nov 19 (IANS) Sylvester Stallone has launched the musical of his famous movie "Rocky" in Hamburg.
London, November 17 (ANI): Mike Tyson is reportedly eyeing a career in Hollywood.
London, November 16 (ANI): Mike Tyson is reportedly eyeing a career in Hollywood.
New York, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes thinks it would be fun to get back together with the cast of TV series "Dawson's Creek", to film a brand new series, where the gang go on holiday together.
Washington, Nov. 14 (ANI): A US Army general has been demoted over his extravagant trips and other unauthorized expenses.
Melbourne, November 12 (ANI): A Victoria's Secret model accused of splitting up Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez insists that she is not interested in the singer.
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (IANS) Celebrity couple singers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez parted ways as the latter reportedly had trust issues.
New York, Nov. 10 (ANI): Katie Holmes may have paparazzi prying at her at all times but she insists that she is just a down-home girl at heart.
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Instead of cancelling her leaving do after her 'Crazy Horse' run was extended, Kelly Brook turned it into a "I'm not leaving party."
New York, Nov 7 (ANI): Katie Holmes certainly made a splash with her Broadway return, as she shared a steamy kiss with her 'Dead Accounts' co-star Josh Hamilton in one of the scenes.
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) British-Indian actress Hazel Keech, who made her Bollywood debut with blockbuster "Bodyguard", eyes "timeless classics" like "Mother India".
New York, Nov 3 (IANS) Wearing no make-up and dressed in a dowdy grey jumper and jeans, actress Katie Holmes looked as exhausted as the rest of her fellow New Yorkers as she stepped out in Manhattan.
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) Chat show queen Oprah Winfrey has expressed her desire to be part of Broadway.
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Ashley Greene is single again, after she split from Broadway actor Reeve Carney due to the couple's hectic schedules.
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Choreographer Remo D'Souza is glad to have choreographed a Broadyway-style dance drama in the form of "Ram Leela", a five-part TV series on the life of Lord Rama.
London, Oct 18 (ANI): One of the world's most successful stars, Dolly Parton, has said that she never starred in a Broadway as her voice is not strong enough to sing in a musical, night after night.
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Ashley Greene has revealed that being a celebrity does have its downsides, especially when it comes to finding lasting romance.
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Two-thirds of interactions among friends are carried out electronically, and time spent talking on the phone or meeting in person is dwarfed by the volume of texts, emails and social media interactions, a survey has revealed.
New York, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) Ricky Martin won the sympathy of thousands of followers in confessing on social networks that this week the door of his apartment closed behind him, leaving him locked outside in his underwear with no keys to get back in.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) With modern dance becoming an important communication tool to address the needs of the community and spur changes at the deepest levels of society, there is need to professionalise the management of performing arts, says one of the world's top choreographers, who wants to set up an insitution for this in India.
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is reportedly flourishing in her life post the divorce from actor Tom Cruise.
London, Oct 11 (IANS) "Ray" director Taylor Hackford has been roped in to helm soul legend Aretha Franklin's biopic.
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Danny DeVito and wife Rhea Pearlman have separated after living together for more than three decades, a representative for the actor has confirmed.
Los Angeles, Oct 4 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow is in talks to produce a musical based on the all-girl supergroup The Go-Go's, according to reports.
New York, Sept 30 (ANI): American Actress Ari Graynor has revealed that she watched porn videos to prepare for her role in the Broadway comedy 'The Performers.'
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger has revealed that she is a big fan of red nail paint and likes to express herself through her nails.
New York, September 21 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson is set to play the role of Maggie the Cat in the revival of Tennessee Williams' 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,' Broadway bosses have revealed.
Los Angeles, Sep 14 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron is a theatre enthusiast and has now set his sights on Broadway.
London, September 10 (ANI): A teenager has managed to capture incredible images of the earth from space using a 30-pound camera he bought on eBay.
New York, Sept 6 (ANI): Olympic gymnast Danell Leyva has taken a liking to Broadway, after the American bronze medalist was left stunned by the dangerous flying stunts of 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.'
Wellington, September 4 (ANI): Katie Holmes set the rumour mill spinning, after being spotted in New York City with her 'The Romantics' castmate Jeremy Strong, last weekend.
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) After her divorce from actor Tom Cruise, actress Katie Holmes has been seen spending time with actor Jeremy Strong.
London, Sept 3 (ANI): Eva Longoria, who recently split with her on/off beau Eduardo Cruz, was spotted on a dinner date on Friday night with New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez.
Wellington, Aug 31 (ANI): Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, whose speaking tour to Australia and New Zealand is under serious jeopardy due to his six-year conviction for rape in 1992, has also appealed to immigration officials in New Zealand to grant him a visa.
London, August 24 (ANI): Katie Holmes, whose divorce with Tom Cruise was finalised only on Monday, will be showing her new designs at New York Fashion week next month and has a string of film roles and a Broadway show to come.
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Legendary actor Dick Van Dyke is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards next January.
London, August 9 (ANI): Katie Holmes is said to have hired a confidence coach to help get her back on her feet after her split from Tom Cruise.
Washington, Aug.7 (ANI): The New York Police Department has subpoenaed Twitter to identify a man who has threatened to carry out a 'Batman'-style shooting rampage at a Broadway theater.
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Actors Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr are planning an extended trip to New York as the former has signed up to play Romeo in a new Broadway version of "Romeo and Juliet".
London, Aug 1 (ANI): The pregnant wife of a white Muslim convert has been accused of withholding information about the preparation of her husband's terrorist activities.
New York, July 31 (IANS/EFE) Fans of singer Ricky Martin, currently appearing on Broadway in a revival of the musical "Evita", may soon be able to see him from the comfort of their living rooms, as the Puerto Rican star has signed on with NBC's Universal Television.
New York, July 30 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes and her lawyer, Jonathan Wolfe, went out on a dinner date.
Washington, July 25 (ANI): A California lifestyle magazine that landed an interview with Katie Holmes just a week before her split, has revealed that she didn't once take the name of her husband of 5 years, Tom Cruise.
London, July 21 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is returning to Broadway this autumn to star in the play "Dead Accounts".