The actor's model girlfriend showed her support on opening night of Sea Wall / A Life on Thursday in N.Y.C.
Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd" and won a staggering 21 Tony Awards, has died. Prince was 91. Prince's publicist Rick Miramontez said Prince died Wednesday after a brief illness in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Faye Dunaway has been fired from the Broadway-bound “Tea at Five,” a one-woman show about Katharine Hepburn, amid a New York Post report of physical and verbal abuse of crew members during a recent run of the show at Boston’s Huntington Theatre.“The producers of ‘Tea at Five’ announced today that they have terminated their relationship with Faye Dunaway,” a rep for producer Ben Feldman said in a statement. “Plans are in development for the play to have its West End debut early next year with a new actress to play the role of Katharine Hepburn.”The show’s rep declined to elaborate on reasons for the termination but sources on the production told the Post that the Oscar-winning actress slapped crew members and threw things at them, frequently arrived late to rehearsals and used an earpiece for lines and blocking because she had not memorized the script.According to the Post, the July 10 performance was canceled just before it was set to begin because the actress had slapped a crew member.Also Read: Faye Dunaway to Return to Broadway as Katharine HepburnA rep for Dunaway did not immediately respond to a request for comment.John Tillinger was directing the production based on Matthew Lombardo’s revised script for the show, which would have marked the star’s first appearance on Broadway since 1982. The 2002 play was first performed by “Star Trek: Voyager” actress Kate Mulgrew.In 1968, Dunaway famously lost her first chance at an Academy Award to Hepburn, who won for “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” Dunaway, who had been nominated for “Bonnie and Clyde,” won Best Actress nine years later for “Network.”Read original story Faye Dunaway ‘Terminated’ From Broadway-Bound Play ‘Tea at Five’ At TheWrap
Jonathan Groff is, suddenly, Seymour with this fall's Off Broadway return of the beloved Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical Little Shop of Horrors. Co-starring with Mindhunter's Groff in the Michael Mayer-directed revival will be Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle. The production and casting was announced today by producers Tom Kirdahy, Robert Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Mickey Liddell, […]
Parts of midtown Manhattan in New York City were hit with a power outage on Saturday evening, and Broadway performers took to the streets to sing.
Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway in an upcoming revival of Meredith Willson's "The Music Man." It marks Jackman's first musical role in more than a decade, which should make it a hot ticket. His last one, "The Boy From Oz," resulted in a Tony Award for best actor. Jackman will play con man Harold […]
Caitlin Kinnunen says playing Emma, who is forbidden from taking her girlfriend to a school dance, is her "most exciting and nerve-wracking" role to date.