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How Rivers Cuomo & Kelsey Grammer’s Unlikely Musical Collab Album Happened

Paramount’s The Space Between featured quite the unlikely musical collaboration between Kelsey Grammer and Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo. Grammer, who plays a washed-up rocker named Micky Adams in the film, provides vocals for music that Cuomo wrote. The film’s soundtrack is now available and features six songs with Grammer singing, plus demos featuring Cuomo on vocals. RELATED: The Space Between Interview: Rachel Winter Talks Directorial Debut “That was a little bit like, ‘Oh my God, pinch me,'...
Tags: Movies, Kelsey Grammer, Movie News, Rachel Winter, Rivers Cuomo


Next Time You Watch In The Heights, Pay Attention To These Cool Details

From Hamilton to cool nods to the original Broadway production, check these out before rewatching the musical.
Tags: Religion, Broadway, Hamilton


The Space Between Interview: Rachel Winter Talks Directorial Debut

The Space Between, which is directed by Rachel Winter from a screenplay by Will Aldis, stars Kelsey Grammer as a washed-up rocker named Micky Adams that is being chased by Charlie Porter (played by Jackson White) to be bought out of his recording deal. The film is now available everywhere you rent films and features an inspired performance by Grammer. ComingSoon recently got the chance to speak to Winter about her feature film debut. RELATED: Exclusive The Space Between Clip – Kelsey Grammer Pl...
Tags: Movies, Interview, Kelsey Grammer, Movie News, Rachel Winter, Rivers Cuomo


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, June 17-24

  Japan House LA presents a new exhibit “Reconnecting: A Vision of Unity by Kengo Kito” through Sept. 6. (Photo courtesy of Japan House LA)   Here is a sampling of things to do in-person and online in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, June 17-24. EVENTS   Juneteenth at Watts Historic Train Station: Black Arts Los Angeles presents entertainment and vendors, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 19-20. Free admission. Location, 1686 E. 103rd St., Los Angeles. 323-412-0811. Email: [email protected]
Tags: Books, Local News, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Charity, Events, Health, Local History, Museum, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Seven new books on musical theater: from Hamilton to Oklahoma! [reading list]

The musical is perhaps one of the easiest forms of theater to introduce new audiences to, and with theaters around the world anticipating opening their doors again in the coming weeks and months, the joy of the curtain lifting in a real-life setting can be shared once again.Whether you’re new to the stage or eagerly counting down the days, explore some of our recent titles looking behind the scenes of musical theater. 1. Dueling Grounds: Revolution and Revelation in the Musical Hamilton edited b...
Tags: Europe, Books, Music, Featured, Congress, Americas, Broadway, Hugh Jackman, Camelot, Alan Cumming, Oklahoma, Hamilton, Sutton Foster, Bernstein, Carter, Lee


The Rodgers & Hammerstein Sound

So once in a while, I write parody lyrics. As a working writer and lyricist, I think of it as good exercise. Some of these parodies are surely funny only to me. But I always try very hard to stick exactly to the rhythm and scansion of the original lyric, and to comically dip into the original lyric now and then just for fun. Here's one I wrote during the Great Pandemic, only a totally random whim. I just came across it, and it made me laugh, so I thought I should share... If you really love R&H...
Tags: Musicals, Theatre, Performing Arts, Broadway, Dick, Rodgers, Hammerstein, Scott Miller, Musical Theater, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Hammerstein Sound, Rodgers Hammerstein Sound, Ockie Fox, Rodgers Hammerstein Sound Major, Rodgers Hammerstein Sound Slightly


Ann Ratray, Actor Who Became Coveted Drama Coach, Dies at 81

Ann Ratray, a Broadway actor who became a sought-after youth drama coach, has died.
Tags: Broadway, Ann Ratray


Visit the New Harry Potter Store in NYC

Harry Potter fans have a new spot to visit in New York City! The flagship store dedicated to the Wizarding World opened its doors on June 3rd at 935 Broadway (behind the iconic Flatiron building). With 2 floors spread out in 21,000 square feet, the Harry Potter Store has all the elements to please fans […] The post Visit the New Harry Potter Store in NYC appeared first on On Location Vacations.
Tags: Movies, News, New York City, Broadway, Harry Potter, New Harry Potter Store, Harry Potter Store


‘Six’ Licensing Rights Sell to Concord Theatricals (EXCLUSIVE)

Concord Theatricals has secured exclusive worldwide stock and amateur stage licensing rights to Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ “Six.” The musical is a slyly modern retelling of the lives of the six wives of Henry VIII, with a twist that their stories of death, divorce, beheading, and survival are presented as a pop concert. The female cast […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Six, Henry Viii, Lucy Moss, Concord Theatricals, Toby Marlow


Island’s Relaunched 4th & Broadway Label Comes Out Swinging With Young Devyn and Emotional Oranges

With two major releases over just a few days, June is basically a debut party for 4th & Broadway, the legendary Island Records imprint that is now helmed by LaTrice Burnette. The label, named after Island’s former location above Tower Records in New York’s East Village, originally was launched in 1984 and focused on hip-hop […]
Tags: New York, News, Broadway, East Village, Universal Music Group, Tower Records, Island Records, Devyn, LaTrice Burnette


‘Book of Mormon’ Announces Plans to Reopen on Broadway, West End

“The Book of Mormon” is the latest long-running show to announce its return to Broadway. In another sign that the lights are flickering back on along the Great White Way, “The Book of Mormon” will return to the Eugene O’Neill Theatre on Friday, November 5, 2021. Tickets will go on sale on June 28. The […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Eugene O'Neill, The Book of Mormon, Broadway West End


Movies in Milwaukee: Documentaries with Edgar Wright and Rita Moreno; plus Kevin Hart, James Baldwin and Disney's 'Luca' on streaming

You're not likely to find any movie this summer as full of life as "In the Heights," the big-screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway hit.        [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Tags: Milwaukee, Religion, Disney, Broadway, Edgar Wright, Rita Moreno, Luca, Lin Manuel Miranda, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Kevin Hart James Baldwin


"I can hear the hurt and frustration over colorism, of feeling still unseen in the feedback. I hear that without sufficient dark-skinned Afro-Latino representation, the work feels extractive..."

".... of the community we wanted so much to represent with pride and joy. In trying to paint a mosaic of this community, we fell short. I’m truly sorry. I’m learning from the feedback, I thank you for raising it, and I’m listening.” Tweets Lin-Manuel Miranda, quoted in "Lin-Manuel Miranda Addresses Lack of Afro-Latino Representation in ‘In the Heights’: ‘We Fell Short’" (Variety). Here's the criticism that caused him to go straight to apology mode: DAMN DAMN DAMN THIS IS PAINFUL pic.twitter.com...
Tags: Law, NYC, New York City, Rap, Broadway, Eminem, Miranda, Rotten Tomatoes, Dominican Republic, Washington Heights, Lin Manuel Miranda, Chu, Jon M. Chu, Porgy, Race Consciousness, Ann Althouse


The Daily Stream: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Remains the Platonic Ideal of the Movie Musical

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: Singin’ in the Rain Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) is a silent film star who finds his career threatened by the transition to “talkies.” When his new film with his frequent movie partner and arrogant diva Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) bombs at the test screening, they decide to rework it...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Features, Paris, Broadway, Connor, Tom Hooper, Don, Kelly, Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly, Lina, Fred Astaire, Netflix/Streaming Video, Donald O Connor, Cyd Charisse


Lin-Manuel Miranda Pays Tribute To Late In The Heights Collaborator With Sweet Throwback Video

In the Heights is here, featuring one late member of the original Broadway cast.
Tags: Religion, Broadway, Lin Manuel Miranda


‘Alice in Neverland,’ Musical About Iconic Fantasy Characters Meeting, in Development (EXCLUSIVE)

A new musical will serve as both a sequel to one of the greatest children’s stories of all time, as well as a prequel to another iconic fantasy adventure. “Alice in Neverland” brings together two beloved characters, the title character from Lewis Carrol’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and the boy who never grew up at […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Alice, Neverland, Lewis Carrol, Alice in Neverland


Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It

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How author Joshua Henkin transformed a 3,000-page book draft into his new novel

In Joshua Henkin’s novel “Morningside Heights,” Spence Robin, an academic giant and long-time Columbia University professor, is stricken with Alzheimer’s disease. Henkin’s father was also a Columbia professor who suffered from Alzheimer’s at the end of his life. While the character Robin is “very similar to my dad,” Henkin says, this is not an autobiographical book. Nor is it, actually, a book about the disease. This tender and touching novel explores the full lives of Robin’s family — his wi...
Tags: Books, Hollywood, Georgia, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Broadway, Elton John, Tokyo, William Boyd, Columbia University, Kazuo Ishiguro, Sarah, Columbia, Robin, Southern California


Gone Girl and Cocktail actor Lisa Banes, 65, dies after scooter collision in New York

The veteran actor, who featured in numerous US TV shows as well as on Broadway, was the victim of a hit and run
Tags: New York, US, Broadway, Lisa Banes


Misleading opposition campaign claims South Park Blocks Plan will lead to mass tree deaths

Riders in the South Park Blocks.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Does the City of Portland want to swap dozens of historic trees for cycling access in the South Park Blocks? According to a campaign launched by critics of South Park Blocks Master Plan, that’s exactly what Portland Parks bureau has in mind. But is their opposition really about protecting trees? Or is it rooted in anti-cycling bias and a desire to maintain a status quo that includes ample space for cars? A Change.org peti...
Tags: South Park, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Broadway, White, Parks, Jonathan, MacKenzie, Pearl District, Iain Mackenzie, Jonathan Maus, Green Loop, Leeson, Portland Parks


Critics of South Park Blocks plan say ‘Green Loop’ will lead to mass tree deaths

Riders in the South Park Blocks.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Does the City of Portland want to swap dozens of historic trees for cycling access in the South Park Blocks? According to a campaign launched by critics of South Park Blocks Master Plan, that’s exactly what Portland Parks bureau has in mind. But is their opposition really about protecting trees? Or is it rooted in anti-cycling bias and a desire to maintain a status quo that includes ample space for cars? A Change.org peti...
Tags: South Park, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Broadway, White, MacKenzie, Pearl District, Iain Mackenzie, Portland City Council, Jonathan Maus, Green Loop, Leeson, Portland Parks, South Park Blocks


18 of the best Hilton Hotels in the US to earn or use points at, from family suites to luxury beach resorts

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Booking.com Hilton Hotel brands range from boutique properties to spacious suites to beach resorts. We found the best US Hilton hotels based on amenities, location, and value for point redemptions. It's free to sign up for Hilton Honors and perks from free internet to waived fees start right away. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Hilton Hotels currently offers 16 distinct brands for every typ...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Colorado, Cdc, Washington, Disney, US, Trends, Hawaii, Portland, Broadway, Hilton, Smithsonian, New Orleans, Miami, Nashville


Don't leave the movie theater at the end of In The Heights

If you're a fan of the Broadway production, you'll want to stay in your seat
Tags: Broadway, Don


Revisiting ‘The Happiest Millionaire,’ One of the Weirdest Disney Movies Ever Made

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.) Mary Poppins was a mammoth success the likes of which Walt Disney Pictures had rarely seen in its live-action fare in the mid-1960s. And audiences seemed primed for big, splashy musicals. So in the wake of its success, Walt Disney himself worked with the same songwriting team on a new movie that would hopefully do for the extremely rich and the gearheads of the world wh...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, China, Disney, United Kingdom, Broadway, Philadelphia, Michigan, John, Benghazi, Detroit, Richard, Anthony, Walt Disney, Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews


Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It

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Today in Hockey History: June 14

This is one of the most memorable dates ever on Broadway, and it has nothing to do with a musical. Hockey fans in the Big Apple waited 54 seasons for…
Tags: Column, Sport, Top Stories, Broadway, Hockey, Big Apple, Mark Messier, Brian Leetch, Hockey History, Oilers History, Panthers History, Rangers History, Fernando Pisani


Ned Beatty, Star of ‘Superman’ and ‘Network,’ Dead at 83

Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor who starred in countless films including Deliverance, Superman, and Toy Story 3, and was nominated an Oscar for his supporting turn in Network, has died at the age of 83. Variety reports that Beatty’s management confirmed that the Oscar-nominated actor died from natural causes on Saturday morning at his home in Los Angeles. “Ned passed away from natural causes Sunday morning, surrounded by his family and loved ones,” Shelter Entertainment Group Talen...
Tags: Death, Hollywood, Movies, Washington, Los Angeles, Broadway, Nashville, Beatty, Guyana, John Boorman, Bobby, Jim Jones, Otis, Lex Luthor, Abingdon Virginia, Boorman


Ned Beatty, indelible in ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Network’ dies at 83

By JAKE COYLE NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer brutally raped by a backwoodsman in 1972’s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died. He was 83. Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said Beatty died Sunday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by friends and loved ones. After years in regional theater, Beatty was cast in “Deliverance” as Bobby Trippe, the happy-go-lucky memb...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, United States, Obituaries, New York Times, John Goodman, Broadway, Nashville, Ibm, Jesus


Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It

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Box Office: ‘In the Heights’ Disappoints With $11 Million Opening Weekend

“In the Heights,” the acclaimed adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway show, didn’t hit all the right notes in its box office debut. The Warner Bros. movie generated a wane $11.4 million from 3,456 U.S. theaters in its first four days of release, below expectations heading into the weekend that suggested the film would reach $20 […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Box Office, Warner Bros, Lin Manuel Miranda, In The Heights