Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Lord of the Dance Is Back…with Goddess Nadine Coyle
Hopefully you didn’t bury your clogs too deep in your closet, because the international dance sensation Lord of the Dance is returning this September. According to the Daily Mail, the new incarnation, subtitled Dangerous Games, will play the London Palladium for an eight-week engagement beginning September 1. Of the dancers set to kick up their heels are Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle (as goddess Erin, Mother of Ireland) and the show’s creator Michael Flatley.
Andrew Lippa & Alexandra Silber Bring I Am Harvey Milk to L.A.
Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Alexandra Silber (Arlington) will join composer Andrew Lippa in the Los Angeles premiere of his oratorio I Am Harvey Milk this summer. The two join the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles on July 19 and 20 at Disney Concert Hall under the direction of Noah Himmelstein. As previously announced, Lippa will bring the show to New York in October, performing alongside Kristin Chenoweth.
Daniel Radcliffe Loses the Crutch for What If
Wait, is DanRad replacing Idina in If/Then?! Not quite, though we know he’d make a beautiful woman. The Cripple of Inishmaan star leads the new romantic comedy What If, which also features Broadway vets Adam Driver, Zoe Kazan and Rafe Spall. Take a look at the trailer that covers everything from sex and nachos to defenestration (your vocab word of the day).