Monthly Archives: August 2014
CBS Films is making a big-screen version of the stage musical 13. Laurence Mark is producing the adaptation, which is being written by Bert V. Royal, the scribe best known for the well-regarded Emma Stone high school movie Easy A. Bob Boyett, who produced 13 onstage, also is producing, while David Blackman will executive produce. Jason Robert Brown, who won a Tony for his score for The Bridges of Madison County, wrote the music and lyrics for 13 and will tackle the same duties on the film. The play — which made its debut in 2007 at the Mark TaperRead More »
A great roundup of the season’s Broadway CDs (see photo below) puts The Bridges of Madison County right at the top of the heap. Thanks, Mark Snetiker and Entertainment Weekly! Of course, you can order the CD directly from Sh-K-Boom’s website, or download from iTunes, and you too can hear this amazing cast bring this score to life. Coming soon: more Honeymoon In Vegas news!
Nancy Opel (Cinderella), Matthew Saldivar (Peter and the Starcatcher), and David Josefsberg (Motown The Musical) will join the previously announced Rob McClure, Brynn O'Malley, and Tony Danza in the upcoming Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas, producers have announced. All six actors appeared in principal roles in the musical’s 2013 world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse. Featuring a score by Jason Robert Brown and book by Andrew Bergman, Honeymoon in Vegas is directed by Gary Griffin and choreographed by Denis Jones. The creative team includes Anna Louizos (scenic design), Brian C. Hemesath (costume design), Howell Binkley (lighting design), Scott Lehrer andRead More »