Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Lindsay Lohan's Good Intentions
Lindsay Lohan, who will soon make her stage debut in David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow, has said that missing shows is “not on the cards. It’s not.” The notoriously talented but tardy star told the BBC: “I'm at a place in my life where I like the commitment. I'm looking forward to that part of it." Music to ticket buyers'—and producers'—ears.
Betty Buckley's Theatrical Superstition
Did you know that when a theater is unoccupied, a lone light bulb is left on at night to keep the ghosts company? The light is called a ghost light. Well Broadway legend Betty Buckley did (of course) and has named her new album Ghostlight. We can’t wait to hear the record, which will be released on September 16.
Ready for a Night at the Opera With Patti LuPone?
Speaking of Broadway divas and ghosts…we now know who will be joining Patti LuPone as Samira and Patricia Racette as Marie Antoinette in the previously announced L.A. Opera’s The Ghost of Versailles. Directed by A Gentleman’s Guide’s Darko Tresnjak, the production will also star Christopher Maltman as Beaumarchais, Lucas Meacheum as Figaro, Lucy Schaufer as Susana and Richard Croft as Count Almaviva. The show will play a limited engagement from February 7, 2015 through March 1.