It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. “Hairspray,” like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]
The cancellation of “Looking“ still stings for all the fans of the HBO dramedy and it also always hold a special place in the heart of its star, Jonathan Groff, who talked to me recently about the end of the series. (Though, of course, we’ll get the wrap up movie next year!). But he’s definitely keeping busy and […]
It’s been a few months now since HBO decided to not renew the series “Looking” for a third season but the one bit of good news that also came out with the disheartening news is that there would be a ‘special’ to wrap up the show properly. Silver lining, right? While filming is set for this fall […]
“The View:” The new and improved season of the ABC daytime talker kicks off on Monday with the return of Rosie O’Donnell, who talked to Variety about coming back to the show she famously left in 2007. “I think it’s going to be must-see TV,” O’Donnell told the trade paper. “My goal is to come in peace. And the contrast between […]
“Housewives” NeNe Leakes heads to Broadway; Ja Rule’s family-based docu-series heads to MTV; Plus my watchlist and what’s hot (Harry Belafonte’s latest honor) and not (a gynecologist secretly recording patients).
The 2014 Tony Award Nominations were announced earlier this week and, no surprise, there was no shortage of LGBT talent and shows that will all hope to win during the June 8th ceremony at Radio City Music Hall in New York City (and televisied on CBS). Hugh Jackman (pictured above with Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu […]
The world is changing as we’re now seeing more and more athletes coming out of the closet where they’ve been for so long. But, as with changes both big and subtle, you can look back and see that someone saw this day coming and such is the case of the 2002 play “Take Me Out.” Written […]
Oprah didn’t get an Oscar nod for her work in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” but maybe she’ll take home a Tony instead. The media maven’s hoping to make her Broadway debut in “Night Mother,” according to The New York Times.
I was raised in a home where jazz was played often and anyone who visits my parents’ house will swear, with framed enlarged images of Miles Davis and John Coltrane’s albums prominently displayed, that it’s a shrine to that genre. With that said, news of longtime collaborators Toni Braxton and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds starring in […]
“Dancing With the Stars” duo Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy have shimmied aboard the Broadway-bound “Forever Tango.”