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Jim Parsons, Greg Berlanti Will Produce LGBTQ Series For HBO Max

Variety reports that Jim Parsons and Greg Berlanti have teamed up to produce a new four-part documentary series about LGBTQ movements for HBO Max. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Neil Patrick Harris Will Star in Upcoming MATRIX Film

Variety reports that Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris has joined an upcoming film in the 'Matrix' franchise. Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will reprise their roles from the original films. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Renee Elise Goldsberry Joins Cast of EVIL on CBS

Tony winner Rene Elise Goldsberry has joined the cast of CBS' supernatural dramaEvil for multi-episode arc, according to Deadline. [Author: TV News Desk]
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HBO Max Orders GREASE Spinoff Musical Series

HBO Max has given aseries order toGrease Rydell High, a musical spinoff of Grease, according toTVLine. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Director Oren Jacoby Examines the Last 50 Years of Broadway in New Documentary

After earning great acclaim for producing the documentary on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Oren Jacoby will share On Broadway, his new film that follows the evolution of Broadway and Times Square over the past five decades. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Justin Kirk Joins PERRY MASON Limited Series

Deadline reports that Justin Kirk will join 'Perry Mason,' a reimagined HBO miniseries. He joins previously-announced cast members John Lithgow, Matthew Rhys, and Tatiana Maslany. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Hbo, Theatre, Justin Kirk, Tatiana Maslany, Perry Mason, TV News Desk, Justin Kirk Joins PERRY MASON, John Lithgow Matthew Rhys

Josh Groban's Radio City Residency Adds Additional Show Due To Demand

Due to overwhelming demand, the Madison Square Garden Company MSG has announced an additional show forJosh Groban's forthcoming residency at New York's iconic Radio City Music Hall. The residency was announced onGood Morning Americaand tickets went on sale today. Performances will kick off on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2020, April 18, 2020 with an additional date on June 20th, 2020. Tickets for all three shows are on sale nowHERE. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Josh Groban, Groban, TV News Desk, Madison Square Garden Company MSG

Bertie Carvel, Russell Tovey to Star in BECAUSE THE NIGHT for ITV

ITV has commenced filming on Because the Night starring Russell Tovey and Bertie Carvel, by Luther creator Neil Cross. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Russell Tovey, Neil Cross, Bertie Carvel, TV News Desk, Bertie Carvel Russell Tovey

Broadway on TV: Ben Platt, Julie Andrews & More for Week of October 14, 2019

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of October 14, 2019 [Author: TV News Desk]
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Broadway Theatres to Dim for Diahann Carroll 10/16

Tony winning singer and actressDiahann Carrollhas died Friday at the age of84.The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved performer, pioneer, and Tony AwardwinnerDiahann Carroll, who passed away on October 4, 2019 at age 84. To commemorate her life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the American Airlines, Broadhurst, Helen Hayes, Hudson, Marquis, New Amsterdam, Samuel J. Friedman, St. James, and Vivian Beaumont Theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday,...
Tags: New York, Theatre, Broadway, Tony, Diahann Carroll, TV News Desk, Broadway Theatres, Tony AwardwinnerDiahann Carroll, Committee of Theatre Owners, Vivian Beaumont Theatres

VIDEO: Julie Andrews Opens Up About MARY POPPINS, Singing and Motherhood on GMA

Actress, singer and author Julie Andrewsat down for an exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer and opened up about her golden years in Hollywood as told in her new memoir, 'Home Work A Memoir of My Hollywood Years.' [Author: TV News Desk]
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Netflix's THE PROM Adaptation Adds Kerry Washington

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 'Scandal' star and Broadway vetKerry Washington has joined the cast of 'The Prom,' a Netflix adaptation of the hit Broadway musical. The cast already includes heavy-hitters like Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Wayne Brady Joins BLACK LIGHTNING as Gravedigger

Deadline reports that actor and singer Wayne Brady has joined CW superhero series 'Black Lightning' as Gravedigger. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Billy Porter May Join CINDERELLA at Sony

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony winner Billy Porter will step into the role of fairy godmother in Sony's upcoming 'Cinderella' adaptation. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Oprah Interviews Cynthia Erivo, Lupita Nyong'o for a Primetime Special on October 26 

Oprah Winfrey sits down one-on-one with the award-winning actresses Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo, who discuss their fast rise to fame and how their leading roles have shaped them personally and professionally, on an all-new primetime special entitled, OWN Spotlight Oprah At Home with Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo airingSaturday, October 26 at 800 p.m. ETPT on OWN Oprah Winfrey Network. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Oprah Winfrey, Lupita Nyong, Cynthia Erivo, Oprah Winfrey Network, TV News Desk, Cynthia Erivo Lupita Nyong

VIDEO: Josh Groban Talks Singing in His Sleep, Radio City Residency on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

Josh Grobanjoined Kelly Ripa as guest co-host of Live with Kelly and Ryan today, filling in for Ryan Seacrest who was out. During the show, Groban tells Ripa about how he talks and sings in his sleep, he even played the recordings from an app on his phone, live on the air [Author: TV News Desk]
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Luke Evans to Release Debut Album Featuring Covers of Cher, LES MIS, and More!

Luke Evans is set to release his debut album 'At Last' featuring coversof Les Misrables, Cher, and more The album will be releasedout November 22. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Simon Helberg Joins Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard in Musical Drama ANNETTE

Simon Helberg has joined the cast of theAdam Driverand Marion Cotillard-led musical film'Annette,' according to Deadline. [Author: TV News Desk]
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FLEABAG to be Broadcast in U.S. Cinemas For One Night

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live release aoeFleabaga in cinemas on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 700 p.m. local time, captured live from Wyndham's Theatre London during its sell out West End run. [Author: TV News Desk]
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Musical Starring Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds Lands at Apple

Apple is in final negotiations to pick up the musical reimagining of A Christmas Carol starringWill Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds, according to The Hollywood Reporter. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Billy Porter to Receive NAB Show New York Impact Award

Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer, and playwright Billy Porter will receive the NAB Show New York Impact Award on Thursday, October 17. NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith will present the award atNAB Show New York, held October 16-17 at the Javits Convention Center. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Gordon Smith, Javits Convention Center, Billy Porter, TV News Desk, Emmy Tony

Cynthia Erivo to be Honored at the 2019 HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS

The Hollywood Film Awards is proud to announce that multi-hyphenate, award-winning starsShia LaBeouf, Taron Egerton, Cynthia ErivoandOlivia Wildewill be honored for their standout contributions to film this year at the 23rd Annual aoeHollywood Film Awards.a LaBeouf aoeHoney Boya will receive the aoeHollywood Breakthrough Screenwriter Award,a for his revelatory telling of his own turbulent childhood. For his uncanny portrayal of the legendary Elton John, Egerton aoeRocketmana will receive the aoe...
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Renee Zellweger to be Honored by Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Rene Zellweger is set to receive the illustrious American Riviera Award in January 2020. Zellweger will be recognized for her many attributes to the art of film over the years, and most recently, her work as Judy Garland in LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions' JUDY. The tribute will take place at the historic Arlington Theatre during the 35thSanta Barbara International Film Festival. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Renée Zellweger, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Judy Garland, Zellweger, Arlington Theatre, TV News Desk, Rene Zellweger

VIDEO: Josh Groban Announces Shows at Radio City Music Hall!

Josh Groban was a guest on Tuesday morning's episode of Good Morning America, and during his interview, Groban announced that he willdebut a one-of-a-kind residency at New York's iconic Radio City Music Hall beginning in 2020. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Josh Groban, Radio City Music Hall, Groban, TV News Desk

VIDEO: Ben Platt Performs 'Runaway' on the LATE LATE SHOW

Ben Platt was a guest on Monday night's episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden. Platt was joined on the couch by fellow'The Politician' co-starZoey Deutch. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Nick Jonas Joins THE VOICE as Coach for Spring 2020

Multi-platinum Grammy and Golden Globe Award-nominated recording artist, actor and award-winning songwriter Nick Jonas will join the upcoming spring cycle of aoeThe Voicea as a coach. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Cherry Jones Will Star in Tammy Faye Bakker Biopic

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Cherry Jones has joined the upcoming Tammy Faye Bakker biopic. The film also stars Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Laura Benanti, Penn Badgley Join HERE TODAY

Deadline reports that Tony winner Laura Benanti has joined the cast of Billy Crystal's 'Here Today,' also starring Tiffany Haddish, actressplaywright Anna Deavere Smith, and Nyambi Nyambi. 'Gossip Girl' actor Penn Badgley also joined the cast today. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Penn Badgley, Tony, Laura Benanti, Billy Crystal, Anna Deavere Smith, TV News Desk, Tiffany Haddish, Laura Benanti Penn Badgley Join, Nyambi Nyambi Gossip Girl

Multiple Tony Winner Jennifer Ehle Joins Cast of New CBS Television Studios Miniseries

Four-time Emmy nominee Michael Kelly 'House of Cards' will play Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, and multiple Tony Award-winning actress Jennifer Ehle will play Patrice Comey in a new four-hour CBS Studios event miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey's New York Times 1 bestselling book, A Higher Loyalty. As previously announced, multiple Emmy winner Jeff Daniels stars as Comey, and Emmy winner Brendan Gleeson will portray President Donald Trump. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Fbi, New York Times, Jeff Daniels, Emmy, Donald Trump, Brendan Gleeson, James Comey, Comey, Jennifer Ehle, CBS Studios, TV News Desk, Andrew McCabe, Patrice Comey, Michael Kelly House of Cards, CBS Television Studios Miniseries

VIDEO: Megan Hilty Teases a Potential SMASH Return!

While promoting her upcoming film Patsy and Loretta, Megan Hilty revealed to Buzzfeed's AM2DM to that there is potential forSMASH to return [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Buzzfeed, Theatre, Patsy, Megan Hilty, TV News Desk, Loretta Megan Hilty

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