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R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha Franklin Wants Her Life Story on Broadway; Could Audra McDonald Star?

R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha Franklin Wants Her Life Story on Broadway; Could Audra McDonald Star?

This has made us "Think!" Aretha Franklin wants her life story on Broadway. "I would like to see it be a dramatic musical," the Queen of Soul told Billboard. "I loved the Motown musical; it was so great. I think the timing is very good now, especially behind Jersey Boys, Carole King." She added, "Gloria ...

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Two-Time Tony Winner Viola Davis Will Star in Film Adaptation of Fences, Directed by Denzel Washington

Two-Time Tony Winner Viola Davis Will Star in Film Adaptation of Fences, Directed by Denzel Washington

Viola Davis, who won one of her two Tonys for her performance in Fences, has revealed that she will appear in a screen adaptation of the show. “They are making Fences, August Wilson’s play, into a feature that Denzel Washington is directing and I’m going to be in,” the actress told The New York Times. Washington was her co-star ...

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Odds & Ends: Kevin Spacey Plans Broadway Return, Kristin Chenoweth Manscapes Conan O'Brien & More

Odds & Ends: Kevin Spacey Plans Broadway Return, Kristin Chenoweth Manscapes Conan O'Brien & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Spacey Plans B'way Return
Kevin Spacey is eyeing a return to the Great White Way in a stage adaptation of the 2005 George Clooney movie Good Night, and Good Luck. According to the New York Post, the Tony and Oscar winner would play real-life CBS anchor Edward R. Murrow ...

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Meet Your New Maker! Emmy Winner Sean Hayes Will Star in An Act of God in Los Angeles

Meet Your New Maker! Emmy Winner Sean Hayes Will Star in An Act of God in Los Angeles

After a successful Broadway bow earlier this year, the Almighty will make a triumphant return to the stage in An Act of God. This time, he’s setting up camp in Los Angeles and borrowing the body of another Emmy-winning sitcom star. Will & Grace favorite Sean Hayes will channel the man upstairs at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre from January 30 through ...

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Odds & Ends: Bruce Willis Picks Broadway Over Woody Allen, Alan Cumming's Latest Accolade & More

Odds & Ends: Bruce Willis Picks Broadway Over Woody Allen, Alan Cumming's Latest Accolade & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Willis Picks B'way Over Woody
Bruce Willis is taking his Broadway debut in Stephen King’s Misery very seriously. Deadline reports that the megastar has pulled out of Woody Allen’s new film so he can focus on the stage adaptation of the hit novel and movie. Allen is planning to ...

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Ready to Revisit the Summer of Love? Tickets Now Available for Trip of Love Off-Broadway

Ready to Revisit the Summer of Love? Tickets Now Available for Trip of Love Off-Broadway

Are you ready, boots?! Tickets are now on sale for you to start walking towards Trip of Love off-Broadway. Created, directed and choreographed by James Walski, the new dance musical spectacle will begin previews on September 26 at Stage 42, formerly The Little Shubert Theater. Opening night is set for October 18.

Trip of Love brings the ‘60’s to life ...

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Tickets Now On Sale for Olivier-Winning Revival of A View From the Bridge, Starring Mark Strong, on Broadway

Tickets Now On Sale for Olivier-Winning Revival of A View From the Bridge, Starring Mark Strong, on Broadway

Tickets are now available for the Broadway transfer of the Olivier-winning production of A View From the Bridge. Directed by Ivo van Hove, the revival will star Mark Strong and more, and is scheduled to begin previews on October 21. Opening night is set for November 12 at the Lyceum Theatre.

In Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge, described ...

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Look Out! Kevin Bacon Will Star in World Premiere of Rear Window; is Broadway on the Horizon?

Look Out! Kevin Bacon Will Star in World Premiere of Rear Window; is Broadway on the Horizon?

Film star and Broadway alum Kevin Bacon will return to the stage this fall in the world premiere of Rear Window. As previously announced, the show will play Connecticut’s Hartford Stage, with performances running from October 22 through November 15. Opening night is scheduled for October 30.

The play is based on the Cornell Woolrich short story, which also inspired ...

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American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland Begins Performances in On the Town on Broadway

American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland Begins Performances in On the Town on Broadway

Misty Copeland starts performances in On the Town on August 25, stepping in for Georgina Pazcoguin as Ivy Smith in the revival. Copeland is making her Broadway debut in the tuner, which is set to shutter when her limited engagement at the Lyric Theatre ends on September 6.

Copeland became the first African-American prima ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre ...

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Odds & Ends: You Can Trust Jeremy Jordan, Watch Uzo Aduba & Taylor Swift Duet & More

Odds & Ends: You Can Trust Jeremy Jordan, Watch Uzo Aduba & Taylor Swift Duet & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend.

You Can Trust Jeremy Jordan
As we all know by now (if not, where have you been?!) Broadway fave Jeremy Jordan has landed a starring role in the upcoming TV series Supergirl, alongside Tony winner Laura Benanti. While we await the season premiere for the ...

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