Playbill.com : Celebrity Buzz Copyright (c) %2014 Playbill.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. http://www.playbill.com/ Playbill.com : Celebrity Buzz en-us 07/25/2014 04:51:20 PM 60 DIVA TALK: Aladdin's Courtney Reed Charts Her Journey from Abu to Jasmine Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193904-DIVA-TALK-Aladdins-Courtney-Reed-Charts-Her-Journey-from-Abu-to-Jasmine News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Andrew Gans
Schedule of Upcoming Live Theatre Broadcasts in Movie Theatres and on Television Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:35 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192723-Schedule-of-Upcoming-Live-Theatre-Broadcasts-in-Movie-Theatres-and-on-Television The following is a list of live stage productions announced to shown in movie theatres and on television. If you would like to submit any updates, please email dgewirtzman@playbill.com.

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David Gewirtzman
Broadway Real Estate Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/134444-Broadway-Real-Estate Like to keep track of what show is booked into which Broadway theatre? If so, then you will particularly enjoy Playbill.com's new feature, Broadway Real Estate, which is updated periodically.

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Jennifer Nason-Brown
CUE & A: Stage and Screen Star Julia Stiles on Babysitting Allergies, Mamet Men and Her Current Project, Phoenix Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:40 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193811-CUE-A-Stage-and-Screen-Star-Julia-Stiles-on-Babysitting-Allergies-Mamet-Men-and-Her-Current-Project-Phoenix Film star Julia Stiles, who returns to the New York stage July 28 in Scott Organ's Phoenix at the Cherry Lane Theatre, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
Broadway Rush, Lottery and Standing Room Only Policies Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/82428-Broadway-Rush-Lottery-and-Standing-Room-Only-Policies To make tickets more affordable to students and other theatregoers on a budget, many Broadway shows have implemented rush, lottery, and standing-room-only (SRO) policies.

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Matthew Blank
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: "You Were Wonderful! The Show Stinks!" Remembering Elaine Stritch's Sassiest Moments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193753-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-You-Were-Wonderful-The-Show-Stinks-Remembering-Elaine-Stritchs-Sassiest-Moments A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
Weekly Schedule of Current Broadway Shows Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/110105-Weekly-Schedule-of-Current-Broadway-Shows Most Broadway shows appear Tuesday through Sunday, with Sunday and Monday evenings off, but a few diverge from that schedule.

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Matthew Blank
DIVA TALK REVISITED: Tony Winner Elaine Stritch Celebrates Stephen Sondheim Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:40 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193667-DIVA-TALK-REVISITED-Tony-Winner-Elaine-Stritch-Celebrates-Stephen-Sondheim- Playbill.com celebrates the life of the late Tony-winning icon Elaine Stritch.

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Andrew Gans
CUE & A: Rock of Ages Star Carrie St. Louis on Late-Night Snacking, Backstage Dance Parties and Dreams of Sweeney Todd Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193551-CUE-A-Rock-of-Ages-Star-Carrie-St-Louis-on-Late-Night-Snacking-Backstage-Dance-Parties-and-Dreams-of-Sweeney-Todd Carrie St. Louis, who stars as Sherrie in the Broadway production of Rock of Ages, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: "SNL" Secrets! How Did An Almost-Naked Ana Gasteyer Get Camera Ready in 90 Seconds? Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:02 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193548-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-SNL-Secrets-How-Did-An-Almost-Naked-Ana-Gasteyer-Get-Camera-Ready-in-90-Seconds A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
DIVA TALK: Amy Bodnar, Donna Lynne Champlin, Capathia Jenkins, Donna Vivino, NaTasha Yvette Williams On Musicals, Choice Roles, Upcoming Gigs Fri, 11 Jul 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193424-DIVA-TALK-Amy-Bodnar-Donna-Lynne-Champlin-Capathia-Jenkins-Donna-Vivino-NaTasha-Yvette-Williams-On-Musicals-Choice-Roles-Upcoming-Gigs News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Andrew Gans
Schedule of Upcoming Movie Musical Adaptations Thu, 10 Jul 2014 04:01 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/189267-Schedule-of-Upcoming-Movie-Musical-Adaptations The following is a list of stage musicals announced to be adapted as films. If you would like to submit any updates, please email dgewirtzman@playbill.com.

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David Gewirtzman
CUE & A: Heathers Star Jessica Keenan Wynn on Streisand, Playing Fagin and "I'm Too Sexy" Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:07 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193311-CUE-A-Heathers-Star-Jessica-Keenan-Wynn-on-Streisand-Playing-Fagin-and-Im-Too-Sexy Jessica Keenan Wynn, who plays Heather Chandler in Heathers: The Musical, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Who Wears Short Shorts? Cheyenne Jackson Wears Short Shorts! Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193240-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-Who-Wears-Short-Shorts-Cheyenne-Jackson-Wears-Short-Shorts A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows Sat, 05 Jul 2014 13:05 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/80060-Schedule-of-Upcoming-Broadway-Shows This list is updated periodically.

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Matthew Blank and Joey Sims
Broadway's July 4th Performance Schedule Changes Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:58 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192236-Broadways-July-4th-Performance-Schedule-Changes Most Broadway shows have an irregular performance schedule during the week of the July 4th holiday (June 30-July 6). Playbill.com has compiled the schedules of all of the Broadway shows performing during that week.

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Joey Sims and Talaura Harms
CUE & A: Gatz and The Village Bike Star Scott Shepherd on "Dance Moms," His Browser History and Remaining Present Onstage Tue, 01 Jul 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193053-CUE-A-Gatz-and-The-Village-Bike-Star-Scott-Shepherd-on-Dance-Moms-His-Browser-History-and-Remaining-Present-Onstage Stage veteran Scott Shepherd, who stars opposite Greta Gerwig in MCC Theater's The Village Bike, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: How Anika Larsen's Xanadu Debut Almost Became a Zanna, DON'T! Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:32 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/193037-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-How-Anika-Larsens-Xanadu-Debut-Almost-Became-a-Zanna-DONT A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
Long Runs on Broadway Sun, 29 Jun 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/75222-Long-Runs-on-Broadway Several current Broadway shows are in the process of breaking records on the all time long-run list. Here are the standings for number of performances of current and former Broadway shows as of June 29, 2014. The list includes all Broadway shows that have run more than 800 performances. All totals are for the original Broadway run, except where otherwise noted. Shows marked with an asterisk (*) are still running.

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Playbill Staff and Jennifer Nason-Brown
DIVA TALK: Brenda Braxton, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Mandy Gonzalez, Kenita Miller, Lynne Wintersteller On New Musicals, Revival Roles, Upcoming Projects Fri, 27 Jun 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192919-DIVA-TALK-Brenda-Braxton-Stephanie-DAbruzzo-Mandy-Gonzalez-Kenita-Miller-Lynne-Wintersteller-On-New-Musicals-Revival-Roles-Upcoming-Projects News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Andrew Gans
Schedule of Upcoming Off-Broadway Shows Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:06 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/86407-Schedule-of-Upcoming-Off-Broadway-Shows Due to the expansive nature of Off-Broadway, this list is not comprehensive.

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David Gewirtzman and Joey Sims
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: What Made Jane Lynch Walk Out of the Audition Room? Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192801-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-What-Made-Jane-Lynch-Walk-Out-of-the-Audition-Room A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
CUE & A: Holler If Ya Hear Me Star Ben Thompson on Tupac, Unitards and Math-Induced Ulcers Tue, 24 Jun 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192876-CUE-A-Holler-If-Ya-Hear-Me-Star-Ben-Thompson-on-Tupac-Unitards-and-Math-Induced-Ulcers Ben Thompson, back on Broadway as Griffy in the new musical Holler If Ya Hear Me, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: How Lena Hall Kept Dancing, Even After She Was Hurt Onstage Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:31 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192544-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-How-Lena-Hall-Kept-Dancing-Even-After-She-Was-Hurt-Onstage A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
Upcoming Cast Recordings Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/142419-Upcoming-Cast-Recordings Upcoming and recent cast album releases (and significant Broadway-related recordings).

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Jennifer Nason-Brown
CUE & A: Grease's Teen Angel Telly Leung on RuPaul, Rent and His Coffee Addiction Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192500-CUE-A-Greases-Teen-Angel-Telly-Leung-on-RuPaul-Rent-and-His-Coffee-Addiction Broadway favorite Telly Leung, currently playing Teen Angel in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of Grease, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
DIVA TALK: The 10 Best Moments of the 68th Annual Tony Awards Fri, 13 Jun 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192395-DIVA-TALK-The-10-Best-Moments-of-the-68th-Annual-Tony-Awards News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Andrew Gans
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Why Did I Need a Sports Bra When Interviewing Hugh Jackman? Mon, 09 Jun 2014 20:50 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/192213-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-Why-Did-I-Need-a-Sports-Bra-When-Interviewing-Hugh-Jackman A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
Off-Broadway Rush, Standing Room and Inexpensive Ticket Policies Fri, 06 Jun 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/144419-Off-Broadway-Rush-Standing-Room-and-Inexpensive-Ticket-Policies To make tickets more affordable to students and other theatregoers on a budget, many Off-Broadway shows have implemented rush, lottery and standing-room-only (SRO) policies.

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Jennifer Nason-Brown
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: How a Young, Sweaty Zach Braff Got His Big Break Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:28 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191999-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-How-a-Young-Sweaty-Zach-Braff-Got-His-Big-Break A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
CUE & A: "True Blood" and Of Mice and Men Star Jim Parrack on Rapping, Wrapping and Smoking at Work Tue, 03 Jun 2014 04:01 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191909-CUE-A-True-Blood-and-Of-Mice-and-Men-Star-Jim-Parrack-on-Rapping-Wrapping-and-Smoking-at-Work Jim Parrack, making his Broadway debut as Slim in Of Mice and Men, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
DIVA TALK: Moving Fiddler Memories Continue from Carolyn Mignini, Fyvush Finkel, Joy Hermalyn, Erik Liberman and More Fri, 30 May 2014 04:01 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191773-DIVA-TALK-Moving-Fiddler-Memories-Continue-from-Carolyn-Mignini-Fyvush-Finkel-Joy-Hermalyn-Erik-Liberman-and-More News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Andrew Gans
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Linzi Hateley Remembers Blood and Backstage Disasters in Carrie Tue, 27 May 2014 18:30 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191630-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-Linzi-Hateley-Remembers-Blood-and-Backstage-Disasters-in-Carrie A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Seth Rudetsky
PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Cripple Tony Nominee Sarah Greene on Giant Rabbits, One Direction and the F-Word Tue, 27 May 2014 17:41 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191595-PLAYBILLCOMS-CUE-A-Cripple-Tony-Nominee-Sarah-Greene-on-Giant-Rabbits-One-Direction-and-the-F-Word Sarah Greene, a 2014 Tony Award nominee for her performance as Slippy Helen in The Cripple of Inishmaan, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
DIVA TALK: 50 Years of Fiddler Memories With Joanna Merlin, Adrienne Barbeau, Alfred Molina, Neva Small, Pia Zadora, Cheryl Stern and More Fri, 23 May 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191522-DIVA-TALK-50-Years-of-Fiddler-Memories-With-Joanna-Merlin-Adrienne-Barbeau-Alfred-Molina-Neva-Small-Pia-Zadora-Cheryl-Stern-and-More News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Andrew Gans
PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: "She's a D'Ysquith!" Tony Nominee Lauren Worsham on Inspiration, High Notes and Annie Tue, 20 May 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191375-PLAYBILLCOMS-CUE-A-Shes-a-DYsquith-Tony-Nominee-Lauren-Worsham-on-Inspiration-High-Notes-and-Annie Lauren Worsham, a 2014 Tony Award nominee for her performance in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Hal Linden's Secret Identity and Jennifer Simard Gets Sassy at the Drama League Awards Mon, 19 May 2014 19:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191341-ONSTAGE-BACKSTAGE-Hal-Lindens-Secret-Identity-and-Jennifer-Simard-Gets-Sassy-at-the-Drama-League-Awards A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky. 

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Seth Rudetsky
DIVA TALK: Kelli O'Hara Chats About Steven Pasquale, Bridges Tony Noms, Plus Natascia Diaz on "Making Strange" in Threepenny Fri, 16 May 2014 04:01 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191270-DIVA-TALK-Kelli-OHara-Chats-About-Steven-Pasquale-Bridges-Tony-Noms-Plus-Natascia-Diaz-on-Making-Strange-in-Threepenny News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Andrew Gans
PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: 50 Shades! Star Amber Petty Talks Disney Princesses, Cold Stone Auditions and S&M Crash Courses Thu, 15 May 2014 15:01 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191216-PLAYBILLCOMS-CUE-A-50-Shades-Star-Amber-Petty-Talks-Disney-Princesses-Cold-Stone-Auditions-and-SM-Crash-Courses Amber Petty, who stars in 50 Shades! The Musical, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank
PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: The "Fräulein Kost" of Broadway's Cabaret, Gayle Rankin Tue, 13 May 2014 04:00 GMT http://www.playbill.com/celebritybuzz/article/191113-PLAYBILLCOMS-CUE-A-The-Frulein-Kost-of-Broadways-Cabaret-Gayle-Rankin Gayle Rankin, making her Broadway debut as Fräulein Kost in the Roundabout revival of Cabaret, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Matthew Blank