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Brian D'Arcy James, currently portraying the titular ogre in Broadway's Shrek The Musical, has signed on to star in the play Time Stands Still next year. The Manhattan Theatre Club said James will co-star alongside Laura Linney and Alicia Silverstone in the New York premiere of Donald Margulies' stage drama. The play is to begin previews of its limited-engagement run at MTC's Samuel J.
John Tartaglia is set to lead the cast of The New Fangled Variety Show for two performances in New York, show representatives said. The event will be taped before a live audience Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Comix in New York.
Two winners of a Nick.com contest will get to sing in a performance of Broadway's Shrek the Musical, show representatives said. A pair of contenders in the Not Your Ordinary Princess competition will be chosen to play Young Fiona and Teen Fiona, alongside Sutton Foster, who portrays the adult Fiona. Beginning Tuesday, girls ages 6 to 14 can go to the www.Nick.com/princess Web site, where they can upload a video of their performance of the song I Know It's Today from the musical. Entries...
GLENDALE, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2009.
Tickets sales for nearly all Broadway productions in New York are up since the Fourth of July holiday, figures show. Variety reported Friday box office sales for the Broadway production of The Lion King increased by $135,000 for the week of July 6-12, compared with a downturn during the Fourth of July. Meanwhile, The Little Mermaid enjoyed a 15 percent bump in box office sales and Hair rebounded from a slow week to top the $1 million mark in overall ticket sales. The addition of Dancing With...
GLENDALE, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the Company's second quarter results will be released on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, after the market close.
Hollywood's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Friday confirmed it hired Mike Mitchell to direct its live-action adventure-fantasy Once Upon a Time. Mitchell previously helmed the upcoming animated film Shrek Forever After. 'Once Upon a Time' Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty married their handsome princes -- the Charming brothers -- and planned to live happily ever after.
Bret Michaels' publicist says the actors who play Shrek and Donkey on Broadway helped the rocker when he was injured at Sunday's Tony Awards show. The Poison frontman and reality television star performed with his band at the prize presentation in New York, then reportedly was hit with a sign as he was exiting the stage, splitting his lip and fracturing his nose. He told me, 'All I remember is Shrek and the donkey helping me up, and Liza (Minnelli) giving me a towel,' his representative,...
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Wednesday confirmed Jason Moore will direct the musical reimagining of the 1983 Hollywood film Valley Girl. Amy Talkington wrote the script for the big-screen remake, which utilizes the original film's Romeo & Juliet storyline, as well as its clash between the early 1980s Los Angeles punk scene and suburban Valley culture. The 1983 film starred Nicolas Cage and Deborah Foreman as star-crossed teen lovers Randy and Julie.
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