Tag: Broadway

Michael Moore Takes Audience To Protest Outside Trump Tower

Filmmaker Michael Moore wrapped up his one-man show on Broadway on Tuesday night by leading the audience over to Trump Tower to join a protest against President Trump’s comments on Charlottesville. Moore announced the move on Facebook, saying he and his audience members wanted to “nonviolently express our rage” over Trump’s assertion that counter-protesters were…

Helen Mirren Wins Best Actress at Tonys [VIDEO]

Helen Mirren won Best Actress for her performance in The Audience at the Tony Awards Sunday night, beating out Geneva Carr for Hand to God, Elisabeth Moss for The Heidi Chronicles, Carey Mulligan for Skylight, and Ruth Wilson for Contellations. Sam Gold took home a Tony for Best Direction for Fun Home while Richard McCabe…

Broadway actress Elaine Stritch dies at 89

Elaine Stritch, the Broadway actress and singer known for her stage and TV work and originating Stephen Sondheim’s hit song “The Ladies Who Lunch,” died on Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89. [source: NYT]

Actor Shia LaBeouf Arrested During Broadway Show

Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested at a Broadway show after allegedly smoking in the theater and being disruptive during the performance on Thursday night, police said. Witnesses reported “Transformers” star LaBeouf was led out by police during intermission after allegedly causing a disturbance during the first act of “Cabaret.” Police arrested the actor on disorderly…

‘Spider-Man’ to Close in January

This is still running? After two years, the most expensive and arguably most dangerous musical on Broadway, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, will close its doors in January 2014. “We are excited to report that the next destination for Spider-Man will be the entertainment capital of the world: Las Vegas. Further details will be announced…

Broadway musical ‘Wicked’ celebrates 10th anniversary

The high-flying, high-grossing Broadway musical ‘Wicked’ celebrates its 10th anniversary today, reaching a milestone only 10 other Broadway productions in history have achieved. The show, based on a novel by Gregory Maguire, tells the “untold” story of L. Frank Baum’s Witches of Oz. Since its New York premiere a decade ago, ‘Wicked’ has grossed more…