Life under the spotlight of Sadie Sink: a childhood on Broadway and adolescence in ‘Stranger Things’

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Sadie Sink’s (Brenham, 20-year-old) snow-white skin and long, reddish hair could have made her a pre-Raphaelite muse had she lived in late-19th-century London. However, she was born in a small Texas town and her early artistic concerns have positioned her as one of the most promising actresses of her generation. Proof of this is that … Read more

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Bruce Norris, Downstate DEFENDS pedophiles, arrives on Broadway

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Bruce Norris Downstate DEFENDS pedophiles arrives on

The reviews are there for Downstate, a play that questions the societal punishment meted out to pedophiles after incarceration, and they are positive. The play, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Bruce Norris, is currently airing off-Broadway after premiering at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater pre-pandemic in 2018. The play centers on a group in southern Illinois, in … Read more

Ariana DeBose Opens With Broadway Hits Mashup – Deadline

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She’s back on Broadway! Ariana DeBosewhich got her started performing on the Great White Way, has since become a big movie star — even win an Oscar. Now she’s returning to her theatrical roots as the host of the 75th Annual Tony Awards. DeBose, 31, donned a dazzling all-white ensemble as the awards show opened … Read more

‘A Strange Loop’ wins best musical as Tonys celebrate Broadway comeback – Reuters News in France and abroad

This year’s winners included Broadway veterans including Patti LuPone, who won her third Tony Award for her fierce turn as the alcoholic married friend of the chronically single “Company” protagonist; and Phylicia Rashad, winning her second Tony for playing a factory worker in “Skeleton Crew.” Other Tony Award-winning performers include Joaquina Kalukango, for her starring … Read more

‘Piano Lesson’ with Samuel L. Jackson Sets Broadway Arc for Fall – Up News Info News in France and abroad

Piano Lesson with Samuel L Jackson Sets Broadway Arc for

Left to right, Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks and John David Washington, who will appear in the revival of ‘The Piano Lesson’ at the St. James Theatre.Credit…Caroline Brehman/EPA, via Shutterstock, Leon Bennett/Getty Images, Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty Images LaTanya Richardson Jackson first saw August Wilson’s ‘The Piano Lesson’ in 1987 – it was the original production, at … Read more

Michael Jackson’s Broadway Show Cleans Up His Life – CNET – ApparelGeek

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It’s not a smooth musical. Much bigger is the trouble of “MJ: The Musical,” the new Michael Jackson show that debuted Tuesday night on Broadway, than the controversy surrounding its subject matter – although the two are closely related. While the lifeless screenplay is penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning Lynn Nottage of “Ruined,” the dialogue appears … Read more

A Michael Jackson musical opens on Broadway, but will it find an audience? – CBS

A Michael Jackson musical opens on Broadway but will it

During his lifetime, Michael Jackson was celebrated as the King of Pop. But he has also become a figure of endless controversy, stemming in large part from accusations that he sexually abused minors. Now, more than a decade after his death, a new chapter is being written in the Jackson saga. Or rather, a new … Read more

Hamilton and several other Broadway musicals canceled due to wave of Covid

Hamilton and several other Broadway musicals canceled due to wave

Hamilton and several other Broadway musicals have been canceled due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical first premiered on Broadway in 2015 and quickly became a cultural sensation. In the wake of the series’ massive success, Miranda began to branch out into writing songs for Disney’s animated musical, Moana, as … Read more

Death of Stephen Sondheim: West Side Story, Sweeney Todd … 7 films adapted from the musicals of the Broadway master

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Died last Friday at the age of 91, considered one of the greatest composers of American popular music, Stephen Sondheim has left an indelible mark on the music scene. Here are 7 of his works adapted to cinema. Legend of the musical, formed by the great master Oscar Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim passed away this Friday … Read more