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How a Tony-Winning Musical Inspired GoFundMe's Latest Viral Campaign

The powerful musical Fun Home tells the story of Alison Bechdel, a lesbian cartoonist discovering her sexuality and grappling with the death of her father, a closeted gay man. 309 more words

Crowdfunding

Can't stop watching 2013 Tony Awards opening

No doubt, at least in my mind, that this is the best Tony Award show opening number ever.  Even Broadway pros are looking around with their mouths hanging open in astonishment (look for Debra Messing’s swiveling head).   181 more words

Broadway

Next up... Pippin.

Steven Schwartz’s (Godspell, Wicked) Tony Award winning  latest offering , the 33rd longest musical in Broadway history no less, is our Fringe 2017 offering.

It’s a first for FCT, indeed may be a first production in Scotland, and is directed by Hayley Scott, our MD is, once again, Gus Harrower and Choreography is by Natasha Rose.   17 more words

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Sets Nominations Record for U.K. Olivier Awards (Full List)

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” the West End megahit that will apparate on Broadway next year, earned 11 nominations for the 2017 Olivier Awards, racking up a record haul for a new play at the London equivalent of the Tony Awards. 1,344 more words

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Four other musicals join THE LION KING in 2017-2018 Celebrity Attractions lineup

In 2016, it was announced that Celebrity Attractions would bring The Lion King to Little Rock’s Robinson Center Performance Hall during the 2017-2018 season.

Now the dates for that show have been announced, as have the names and dates for four other musicals. 144 more words

Theatre

Cinema Nouveau to screen Peter Shaffer's classic play, 'Amadeus'

The next National Theatre Live broadcast to screen at Cinema Nouveau is the 2016 National Theatre production of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus, starring Fresh Meat’s… 631 more words

Davis makes history with Oscar win

The Academy Awards are always filled with history-making moments, and this year was no different.

According to Buzzfeed, Viola Davis not only took home her first Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in… 122 more words

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