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LION KING Getting Live-Action Re-Make From Jon Favreau!

After The Jungle Book became a juggernaut at the box office, Disney trusted director Jon Favreau with re-making The Lion King. It’s almost guaranteed to make a billion dollars but it’s still a massive risk for Disney. 85 more words

Rewriting the Story

Last night, I took my mother, sister-in-law, and friends to see Wicked. It was the fourth time I’ve seen the production, and If you’ve never seen the it, I encourage you, no I implore you, to run, don’t walk, to the nearest theater at which it is playing. 754 more words

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to host 'Saturday Night Live'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alexander Hamilton is coming to “Saturday Night Live.”

NBC said Wednesday that Lin-Manuel Miranda will host “SNL” on Oct. 8. Miranda created and starred in the Broadway sensation about the first U.S. 173 more words


Annie Finds a New Home in Manila

So last night, we were given the rare opportunity to attend the technical dress rehearsal for the highly-anticipated staging of the Tony Award winning musical, Annie. 797 more words


last straw

Always surprising – Astoria, Queens.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Our Lady of the Pentacle has been quite busy in her professional life of late, and she rang me up recently as she was leaving her offices to suggest that we visit our local Astoria pub to grab a late dinner. 803 more words

New York City

Award-winning British director, Michael Grandage, will direct the production.

The musical adaption is set to open on Broadway in spring 2018 at the St. James Theatre. 63 more words