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Movie: The Great Ziegfeld
[TRAILER] Theater producer Florenz Ziegfeld (William Powell) becomes renowned during the 1920s for his lavish stage productions. Starting out by promoting individual performers, Ziegfeld established revues featuring dozens of women, shows that developed into his famous Ziegfeld Follies on Broadway. His appreciation of women is also apparent off-stage, leading to a love triangle involving actresses Anna Held (Luise Rainer) and Billie Burke (Myrna Loy). [more inside]
Book: Kiss me like a stranger: my search for love and art by Gene Wilder
2005, from the back jacket: In this unusually personal book from the star of many beloved and classic film comedies-- from The Producers to Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles to Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory-- Gene Wilder writes about a side of his life the public hasn't seen on the screen. [more inside]
Movie: Annie Live!
"The Sun'll Come Out Tomorrow" this holiday season as NBC has found its next live musical event: the beloved seven-time Tony Award-winning hit "Annie Live!" [more inside]
Movie: tick, tick...BOOM!
On the cusp of his 30th birthday, Jonathon Larson, a promising young theater composer, navigates love, friendship, and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City. Adapted from the musical tick, tick... BOOM!, directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, screenplay by Steven Levenson, songs by Larson. [more inside]
Movie: Come From Away (2021)
Come From Away (previously) the Tony-award winning musical, returned to the stage in spring of 2021 for a special filmed performance in front of an audience of 9/11 survivors and frontline workers. With 7 (out of 12) of the original cast members, the recording is now streaming on AppleTV+. [more inside]
The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Streaming on Disney+. [more inside]
Movie: Bathtubs Over Broadway
A Late Night comedy writer stumbles upon a hilarious, hidden world of entertainment and finds an unexpected connection to his fellow man. With David Letterman, Chita Rivera, Martin Short, Jello Biafra, and more.
Great Performances: She Loves Me Season 43, Ep 14
The critically-acclaimed 2016 Roundabout Theatre Company production of the beloved musical.
Special Event: Tony Awards 2017
Hosted by Kevin Spacey and airing on CBS at 8 Eastern! [more inside]
Project Runway: Broadway or Bust Season 14, Ep 8
The magic and glamour of Broadway serve as inspiration for the designers' new challenge as they create fashionable looks based on the musical, Finding Neverland. One designer upstages the entire competition. Supermodel Coco Rocha guest judges.
Movie: Hedwig and the Angry Inch
John Cameron Mitchell writes, directs, and stars as the titular Hedwig Robinson — the sarcastic, bombastic, gender-binary-stomping front(wo)man of Mitchell's award-winning off-broadway musical by the same name — as she tours the country narrating, singing, and shouting her harrowing story from the shadow of ex-lover and rock-darling Tommy Gnosis's nationwide tour. [more inside]
Podcast: NPR: Pop Culture Happy Hour Podcast: Into The Woods and Movie Franchises
This week on Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR Monkey See's Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon and Bob Mondello discuss Disney's film adaptation of the Broadway musical Into The Woods. Then they'll discuss movie franchises--why do some take off while others never fail to leave the ground? All that, plus What's Making Us Happy.