Tony Awards News
Idina Menzel Was 'Terrified' to Take on Bette Midler's 'Beaches' Role
Tony award-winner Idina Menzel is one of the most acclaimed singers of this generation, but she still admitted she was “terrified” to take on Bette Midler ’s coveted role of C.C. in the upcoming remake of “Beaches.” “I was terrified to do it,” Menzel, 45, said on “ Good Morning America ” today.
Idina Menzel Dishes on the Upcoming 'Beaches' Remake
great to have Tony award winning actress idina Menzel here. Oh, I don't know what she's doing to us starring in the remake of the classic film "Beaches." Let's take a look. Stop acting like you have no say in anything. Well, stop acting like such a Bully. I'm not bullying you, I'm challenging you.
Jennifer Holliday Says She Received Death Threats for Agreeing to Perform for Trump
Jennifer Holliday held back tears as she opened up about the backlash she faced for initially agreeing to perform at Donald Trump 's inaugural festivities. "I haven't done anything to be called names," the Tony-Award-winning star of Broadway's "Dreamgirls" said Tuesday on ABC's "The View." The
'Aladdin' Star James Monroe Iglehart Switches to 'Hamilton'
James Monroe Iglehart, the star of "Aladdin" on Broadway, will join "Hamilton" in the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson starting in mid-April
Jennifer Holliday Pulls Out of Trump's Inauguration After Backlash
Jennifer Holliday will not be among the performers during Donald Trump 's upcoming inaugural festivities in Washington, D.C. The singer was set to perform on January 19 alongside Toby Keith and the band 3 Doors Down at the "Make America Great! Again Welcome Celebration" at the Lincoln Memorial, the
Met Cancels Calixto Bieito's 'Forza Del Destino' Production
Calixto Bieito's Metropolitan Opera debut, a production of Verdi's "La Forza del Destino" next season, has been canceled in what the company said was a cost-saving measure
Broadway's Biggest Stars to Sing on Inauguration Day, in NYC
Some of Broadway's biggest stars _ including Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Betty Buckley _ will be spending Inauguration Day at a concert in New York City that raises money for human rights organizations
The 2017 Tony Awards Show Goes Back to Radio City Music Hall
The American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League say the Tony Awards telecast on June 11 will originate from the 6,000-seat Radio City Music Hall, the show's long preferred home because of its size and proximity to Broadway
Chicago Gets TV Spotlight With New Comedy, Drama
Chicago is grabbing the TV spotlight with two new series, the comedy "Superior Donuts" and the drama "The Chi."
Meryl Streep Overrated? Donald Trump Picks a Decorated Star
Donald Trump didn't take kindly to Meryl Streep's Golden Globes acceptance speech, prompting the president-elect to call her "one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood."