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How to Get Away With Murder on Broadway? Skylar Astin, LaChanze & Kyle Beltran Top Our Killer Musical Fantasy Cast

How to Get Away With Murder on Broadway? Skylar Astin, LaChanze & Kyle Beltran Top Our Killer Musical Fantasy Cast

We were over the moon when Tony winner Viola Davis got a big, juicy TV role in ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder. As intimidating law professor/defense attorney Annalise Keating, Davis gives us her signature snot-nosed crying scenes, shows off a slick exterior and then pulls off the drag to bare her soul. The winter finale on ...

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Wouldn't It Be AbFab?! Madonna, Emma Watson, Billy Porter & More Make the Cut for Our Fantasy Musical Cast

Wouldn't It Be AbFab?! Madonna, Emma Watson, Billy Porter & More Make the Cut for Our Fantasy Musical Cast

Now that Absolutely Fabulous’ creator Jennifer Saunders is officially working on a movie version of the classic 1990s sitcom about a champagne-guzzling, drug-abusing, chain-smoking publicist and those (un)fortunate enough to be in her orbit, we think the show is ripe to be a musical. Saunders already has some experience writing a tuner with the Spice Girls extravaganza Viva Forever ...

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From Star Trek to Man of Steel, Six Summer Movies We’d Love to See as Musicals

From Star Trek to Man of Steel, Six Summer Movies We’d Love to See as Musicals

It’s that time again—time for inconceivable yet entertaining dream casting! This week, we’re taking a look at six of this summer’s biggest hits (as well as The Lone Ranger) and giving them imaginary musical makeovers. Could First Date’s Zachary Levi make a singing Superman work? Would Laura Benanti make a kick-ass musical theater ringer for ...

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Be Our Star! Five Roles That Can Make Smash’s Megan Hilty the Toast of Broadway

Be Our Star! Five Roles That Can Make Smash’s Megan Hilty the Toast of Broadway

NBC has officially pulled the plug on its Broadway-themed drama Smash. Say what you will about the series as a whole, but the consistent bright spot was Broadway’s own Megan Hilty in the role of Ivy Lynn. This season, Hilty came into her own with jaw-dropping renditions of “They Just Keep Moving the Line” and “Don’t Forget Me ...

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Aaron Tveit, Cristin Milioti, Matt Doyle, Bertie Carvel & More Lead Our Great Gatsby Musical Dream Cast

Aaron Tveit, Cristin Milioti, Matt Doyle, Bertie Carvel & More Lead Our Great Gatsby Musical Dream Cast

If you’ve survived high school English class, chances are you’ve read (or at least pretended to have read) the seminal F. Scott Fitzgerald classic The Great Gatsby, a jazzy tale about high-society revelers with low-society behavior in the Roaring Twenties. With an all-star movie adaptation hitting theaters May 10—plus the novel’s pivotal role on the second ...

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Game of Thrones Dream Casting: 15 Perfect Picks for a Medieval Musical Fantasy

Game of Thrones Dream Casting: 15 Perfect Picks for a Medieval Musical Fantasy
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Five kings… one throne… and a full 32-piece orchestra! That’s how we envision Game of Thrones: The Musical, the latest indulgence in the guilty pleasure that is our Dream Casting obsession. There are two reasons to give the musical theater treatment to HBO’s fantasy epic: the first is its highly anticipated season three premiere, which hits airwaves on ...

Mega-Oscars Dream Casting! See Our Picks for the Best Pic Nominees with a Broadway Twist

Mega-Oscars Dream Casting! See Our Picks for the Best Pic Nominees with a Broadway Twist

Argo: The Musical? What are we, nuts?! The truth is, plenty of Oscar-winning movies have successfully made the leap to the Broadway stage. For instance, All About Eve became ApplauseThe Apartment became Promises, PromisesRebecca became…well, anyway, there have been plenty of other Oscar winners that have taken the stage as splashy Broadway musicals. With the 85th Academy ...

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V-Day Special! From Jeremy & Ashley to Idina & Taye, 15 Broadway Couples We'd Like to See Pair Up on Stage

V-Day Special! From Jeremy & Ashley to Idina & Taye, 15 Broadway Couples We'd Like to See Pair Up on Stage

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we dream-cast 15 of our favorite real-life couples in musicals we’d like to see them do together. From Sierra Boggess and Tam Mutu in Evita to Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs in Sunday in the Park with George, our list of stage pairings would be an endless treat for Broadway lovers! Read on, and ...

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Fantasy Casting! Five Musical Theater Roles We'd Love to See Benjamin Walker Play on Broadway

Fantasy Casting! Five Musical Theater Roles We'd Love to See Benjamin Walker Play on Broadway

Benjamin Walker appeared in two Broadway plays before breaking out as sexy bad-boy Andrew Jackson in the edgy rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Walker has since returned to his dramatic roots with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, but that doesn’t mean Walker’s next project won’t be another musical. “I wouldn’t mind doing a little ...

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Welcome to the Hamptons! Caissie Levy, Donna Murphy & Jeremy Jordan Lead Our Fantasy Cast for Revenge: The Musical

Welcome to the Hamptons! Caissie Levy, Donna Murphy & Jeremy Jordan Lead Our Fantasy Cast for Revenge: The Musical

It may be winter in Manhattan, but things in the Hamptons sure are heating up thanks to ABC’s popular nighttime soap Revenge. This Sunday night guilty pleasure follows Emily Thorne (born Amanda Clarke) in her unstoppable quest for revenge against the Hamptons’ most distinguished family, the Graysons. Now in its second season, the show still has us on the ...

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