Does anybody else love the fact that the little kid from Harry Potter is now a legitimate stage actor?
Daniel Radcliffe might have made it big as the boy who lived, but he’s staying big with his awesome acting talents. Those talents are currently on display in London as Daniel plays the role of a disabled, Irish orphan in The Cripple of Inishmaan.
Daniel is clearly really into these tortured soul characters. Remember his role is Equus? Although I guess the character of J. Pierpont Finch isn’t really that tortured. Still, people are loving his “understated” and “unshowy” crippled Irishman. Read More »
Neil Patrick Harris is set to take on the title role in John Cameron Mitchell‘s 1998 musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch when it premieres on Broadway in Spring 2014, Playbill reports:
“I am simultaneously ecstatic and terrified to be stepping into Hedwig’s heels,” Harris said in a statement. “It is truly a once-in-a-lifetime role and I can’t wait to begin the journey.”
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THE OFFENSE: So, on my way to work this morning, I heard this awesome story on NPR’s Morning Edition. Basically, they interviewed a bunch of people about how audience theater etiquette has changed in recent years. And folks, it has definitely not changed for the better.
WHY THIS IS SO WRONG: Imagine you’re in a dark theater and you’re watching a very gripping scene. Medea is justifying why she killed her sons, you’re crying and suddenly the phone light of the person next to you turns on and that person actually starts texting, or even worse talking, back. That completely ruins the moment! Not only is it distracting for the audience, but it is incredibly inconsiderate to the cast and crew who have worked so hard to make this show a reality. Read More »
First of all, I can’t believe that this controversy happened in the first place. Second, we have TMZ and The Daily Mail to blame.
Neil Patrick Harris was infuriated over accusations that he said the N-word when Mike Tyson appeared on stage during the Tony Awards opening (which you can watch below).
Check out Neil’s Twitter response to the controversy… Read More »
Neil Patrick Harris should host everything! He was funny, witty, adorable and slightly devious. Bravo! Check out Neil’s amazing opening and closing numbers along with the full list of winners below.
The American Theatre Wing’s 67th annual Tony Awards were presented tonight at Radio City Music Hall in New York, and it was Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein‘s Kinky Boots that basked in the glow of glitz and glitter, walking out with the most awards on the night. Read More »
Are you guys ready for the best weekend ever? Cause it’s coming! Get ready for Sunday as it’s the 2013 Tony Awards! Yay! Every year the Tonys honor the best in theatre that’s offered on Broadway. Sure, it’s a small sampling of the theatre world, but by Zeus is it a kick ass sampling.
The Tonys are always a huge affair what with all of the nominated musicals performing and all your favorite theatre, television and movies stars coming to say hey. This year promises to be especially amazing. I mean, how can you go wrong with Neil Patrick Harris as the host?
To get you prepped for this weekened’s awards, we’ve rounded 10 reasons why they’re going to be so awesome this year! Launch the gallery to check them all out and don’t forget to tell us why you think they’re so awesome in the comments!
There is just no denying the fact that Neil Patrick Harris is one of the coolest people in Hollywood–if not the coolest!
And he was being all sorts of cool last night on the Late Show With David Letterman. First of all, how hot does Neil look with the no tie thing? Sure, his How I Met Your Mother character Barney Stinson would probably have a meltdown, buy NPH is working it!
The incredibly versatile actor is currently in New York City as he prepares to host the 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday June 9. Aww and look, he brought Dave a special sneak peek! Read More »