Posts filtered by tags: Alex Brightman[x]


 

John Belushi Biopic Back in the Works with Adam Pally Playing the ‘Saturday Night Live’ Legend

A biopic about John Belushi has been in the works for years now. The most recent iteration had Broadway’s Beetlejuice star Alex Brightman in talks to lead the movie, and that was just this past December. But apparently that didn’t work out, because now Happy Endings star Adam Pally is in talks to take the role of the legendary Saturday Night Live cast member who would go on to steal the show in National Lampoon’s Animal House and rock the jailhouse in The Blues Brothers. Collider has the late...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Drama, Casting, Broadway, Aubrey Plaza, Adam Pally, True Story, Alex Brightman, Blues Brothers, Dan-Aykroyd, John Belushi, Walter Mitty, Rick James, National Lampoon, Animal House


Netflix Greenlights New Animated Horror-Comedy Series DeadEndia

Netflix greenlights new animated horror-comedy series DeadEndia Netflix has officially given a series order to their newest 2D animated series titled DeadEndia which is based on author Hamish Steele’s graphic novel series of the same name. Featuring the voices of Emily Osment, Zach Barack, and Kody Kavitha, the horror-comedy series is scheduled to make its debut in 2021. “DeadEndia is about terrifying demons, vengeful ghosts and mysterious magic.” Steele said in a statement. (via The Futon C...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Pugsley, Barney, Steele, Alex Brightman, Courtney, Scott Pilgrim, Emily Osment, Miss Coco Peru, Kathreen Khavari, Kominsky


Broadway Brainteasers: Alex Brightman Crossword!

Today, we're bringing you an Alex Brightman-themed crossword puzzle Find the names of some of Alex's biggest shows and roles [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Alex, Alex Brightman, Stephi Wild, Alex Brightman Crossword


Alex Brightman Joins BROADWAY BABYSITTERS PLAYHOUSE for BEETLEJUICE Event

Broadway Babysitters, an arts-based babysitting service in New York City, has announced their upcoming Beetlejuice online event for children. The interactive Zoom event featuring a wide range of fun and activities will take place on May 27. The virtual event has activities designed for children of all ages. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Alex Brightman, Liam Fennecken, Brendan Jacob Smith and Jim Hogan Sing 'I Don't Care Much'

Alex Brightman today joined Liam Fennecken, Brendan Jacob Smith and Jim Hogan virtually to sing 'I Don't Care Much' from Cabaret. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Alex Brightman, Stage Tube, Jim Hogan, Alex Brightman Liam Fennecken Brendan Jacob Smith, Liam Fennecken Brendan Jacob Smith


Alex Brightman to Appear on The Performing Arts Project's UPSTAGE LEFT Tonight

The Performing Arts Project hasannounced that Alex Brightman is joining TPAP's Upstage Left jamboree live on Zoom tonight [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk, TPAP


Drama League Will Announce Nominations for Gratitude Awards Next Week; BEETLEJUICE's Alex Brightman & Leslie Kritzer Will Announce Artistic Nominations During Ceremony

The Drama League has just announcedThe Gratitude Awards Spring 2020, a one time only pre-recorded digital fundraiser, is set to air on Thursday, April 30 at 730pm EST. The Gratitude Awards is a large-scale kindness project designed to share the gift of gratitude from within the theater community, with NYC, and to all. The program will include vignettes from Friends of the Drama League, which is inclusive of Broadway's biggest stars, past Honorees and Award NomineesRecipients. The Drama League is...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, McNally, Alex Brightman, Terrence McNally, Marianne Elliott, Drama League, BWW News Desk, Leslie Kritzer, Tom Kirdahy, Friends of the Drama League, Jeff Kaufman Marcia Ross


VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Star Alex Brightman Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars Tune in right here today, April 1012pm, as he chats with Beetlejuice star Alex Brightman [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk, Richard Ridge


VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Star Alex Brightman Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars Tune in right here today, April 1012pm, as he chats with Beetlejuice star Alex Brightman [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk, Richard Ridge


VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Star Alex Brightman Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars Tune in right here today, April 1012pm, as he chats with Beetlejuice star Alex Brightman [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk, Richard Ridge, Richard Ridge Watch


VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Star Alex Brightman Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Tomorrow at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars Tune in right here tomorrow, April 1012pm, as he chats with Beetlejuice star Alex Brightman [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk, Richard Ridge


Alex Brightman And Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Announce 2020 Drama League Award Nominees On April 16

Alex Brightman and Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, the current lead actors in the hit Broadway musical Beetlejuice, will announce the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The announcement event takes place on Thursday morning, April 16, 2020 at 1100 a.m. at Sardi's 234 West 44th Street, 4th Floor and will be strea...
Tags: Theatre, BroadwayWorld, Alex Brightman, Sardi, BWW News Desk, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer


Quiz: Which BEETLEJUICE Character Are You?

We're celebrating the birthday of Tony nominee Alex Brightman by giving you the chance to see which of Beetlejuice's iconic charactersyou are with some fun personality questions. Take the quiz below [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Fan Releases a 'Diss Track' at the Request of Alex Brightman

A fan of Beetlejuice the Musical has released a diss track on YouTube, at the request of Alex Brightman himself [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Alex Brightman, Stage Tube


Alex Brightman Says June 6 is 'Not the End of BEETLEJUICE'

Alex Brightman revealed that there is still hope that Beetlejuice will relocate, after it departs the Winter Garden Theatre in June. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Alex Brightman, Winter Garden Theatre, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE's Alex Brightman Celebrates Thanksgiving With 'Dead Bird' Music Video

The Netherworld is getting into the Thanksgiving spirit with a new take on Beetlejuice's iconic song 'Dead Mom,' entitled 'Dead Bird.' Check out the video below to see the ghost with the most, Alex Brightman, recording the song stuffed with Thanksgiving references [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of BEETLEJUICE with Alex Brightman!

Just in time for Halloween, ABC News goes behind the scenes of the hit musical Beetlejuiceto see how Broadway is bringing Beetlejuice back to life ABC News' Will Ganss goes one-on-one with the ghost with the most himself, Alex Brightman. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Abc News, Alex Brightman, Stage Tube, Will Ganss


VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE's Alex Brightman Chats With Author R.L. Stine

Goosebumps author R.L. Stine recently took a trip to the Netherworld to chat with the ghost with the most himself, Beetlejuice's Alex Brightman Check out the video to see the duo discussing all things strange and unusual [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Alex Brightman, Stine, Stage Tube, Beetlejuice


Alex Brightman Appears on Story Pirates Podcast Season 3 Launch

The third season of The Story Pirates Podcast, written for and by kids, launched on October 10th via Spotify and wherever podcasts are available. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Spotify, Theatre, Alex Brightman, BWW News Desk


WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Alex Brightman

What has been Tony nominee Alex Brightman's favorite part of Beetlejuice We've got all the answers [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, Alex Brightman, BroadwayWorld TV


How Alex Brightman Brought a Pansexual Beetlejuice to Life on Broadway

Alex Brightman gives the deadliest performance on Broadway — in a good way — in “Beetlejuice.” The big-budget musical adaptation of the 1988 film directed by Tim Burton has scored eight Tony nominations, including best actor. To play the frisky role, Brightman (“School of Rock”) dons Beetlejuice’s striped suit and an assortment of colorful wigs […]
Tags: Tim Burton, Features, Michael Keaton, Alex Brightman, Beetlejuice, Power of Broadway


‘Beetlejuice’ stars reveal the backstage secrets on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — One recent afternoon at the Winter Garden Theatre, two stars of the irreverent musical “Beetlejuice” played tour guide and revealed a few backstage secrets — some grosser than others. “There’s a lot of farting going on the stage that I think needs to be talked about more,” said Alex Brightman, who […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Ap, Broadway, Alex Brightman, Winter Garden Theatre


The Morning Watch: ‘Beetlejuice’ Musical Sneak Peek, ‘Game of Thrones’ Foreshadowing & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, get a sneak peek at the upcoming Beetlejuice musical now playing on Broadway. Plus, take a look at 16 clues foreshadowing that big moment in last weekend’s Game of Thrones, and watch as Avengers: Endgame sta...
Tags: Movies, Tim Burton, Broadway, Game Of Thrones, Michael Keaton, Arya Stark, Alex Brightman, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Video Of The Day, Beetlejuice, The Morning Watch


‘Beetlejuice’ Musical Team Hopes to Attract New Audiences to Broadway

In the new Broadway adaptation of Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic film “Beetlejuice,” teenager Lydia takes center-stage alongside the titular gut-busting demon (Alex Brightman) to reflect the famed goth girl’s journey through Beetlejuice’s funhouse of death and disaster. “I think so many people connect to “Beetlejuice” because it’s a story of outsiders, Lydia being the center of […]
Tags: News, Tim Burton, Broadway, Alex Brightman, Lydia, Beetlejuice


Review: In ‘Beetlejuice,’ the Afterlife Is Exhausting

Adapted from Tim Burton’s 1988 film, this hyperkinetic musical, starring Alex Brightman as a madcap ghoul, tries too hard to haunt.
Tags: News, Tim Burton, David, Theater, Eddie, Ny, Alex, King, Burton, Scott, Brown, Tim, Caruso, Alex Brightman, Timbers, Brightman


Broadway Review: ‘Beetlejuice’

“Such a bold departure from the original source material!” wisecracks the odd-looking fellow sitting on a coffin at the start of the Broadway musical “Beetlejuice.” The weird, nasty and outrageous title character is talking about a short lament just sung by a sad teen at her mother’s gravesite, as he breaks the fourth wall (“Holy […]
Tags: Reviews, Tim Burton, Broadway, Alex Brightman, Beetlejuice


‘Beetlejuice’ Musical First Look Reveals a “Younger, Punkier” Version of the Ghost with the Most

Over the years, there have been rumblings of a sequel to Tim Burton’s horror comedy classic Beetlejuice, but the plans never seem to come together. In the meantime, a different take on the ghost with the most is making its way to Broadway in the form of a stage musical adaptation of the movie, and the first photo of the “younger, punkier” Beetlejuice has arrived along with some new details on the show. Entertainment Weekly revealed this photo of actor Alex Brightman (from the School of Rock m...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Geena Davis, Horror, Washington, Tim Burton, Scott Brown, Broadway, Musical, Alex, Alec Baldwin, Michael Keaton, King Kong, Andrew Jackson, Alex Brightman, Harold Hill


‘Beetlejuice’ Musical Taps ‘School of Rock’ Broadway Star

Alex Brightman will follow in Michael Keaton’s footsteps, assuming the title role in “Beetlejuice” on Broadway. It’s a familiar challenge for the Tony Award nominee. Brightman previously had to put his own spin on a character made famous by Jack Black when he portrayed a hard-playing guitarist/substitute teacher in the Broadway musical “School of Rock.” […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Jack Black, Michael Keaton, Alex Brightman, Tony Award, Broadway Star, Brightman, Beetlejuice


Comedy Roundup (4/23): 'Brockmire,' Mel Brooks, Ilana Glazer, Julio Torres, more

Plus Michelle Buteau, David Cross, Michael Che, Seth Herzog, Sporkful Live, Julio Torres, Reductress Live, and more funny stuff. Continue reading… [Author: Arielle Gordon]
Tags: Music, John Cleese, Ilana Glazer, Archer, Kevin James, Adam Pally, Mel Brooks, Sasheer Zamata, Music News, Janeane Garofalo, Jena Friedman, David Cross, Julio Torres, Jo Firestone, Michelle Collins, Peter Smith


Alice Ripley, Alex Brightman, Erin Davie and More to Highlight Musicals of the Last Decade in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley Next to Normal, Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman School of Rock, Erin Davie Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens andDrama Desk honoree Danny Gardner Dames at Sea will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz Falsettos, An American in Paris andChristiane Noll Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll amp Hyde and two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, June 19 at 8pm. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Paris, Broadway, Hyde, Town Hall, Alex Brightman, Tony Award, Scott Coulter, Erin Davie, Alice Ripley, BWW News Desk, Alice Ripley Alex Brightman Erin Davie, George Side Show Grey Gardens, Danny Gardner Dames, Brandon Uranowitz Falsettos An American, Chaplin Jekyll