NEW YORK, NY – This years Tony Awards will be hosted by singer, songwriter and Tony nominee Sara Bareilles and Tony Award nominated actor, singer and songwriter Josh Groban will host together.
My Fair Lady is Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s classic musical, based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion. Lerner and Loewe’s brilliant words and music, storyline, and humor established it as a timeless musical.
WASHINGTON—A bill that would have cut off federal labor-law protections to workers at businesses owned by Native American tribes died on the Senate floor Apr. 16, when a vote to forestall a Democratic filibuster fell five votes short of the 60 needed.
CHICAGO, Ill.—More than 40 newsroom workers at the Chicago Tribune announced a union-organizing campaign Apr. 11, collecting cards for representation by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America.
Mean Girls is the Broadway musical-comedy adaption of Tina Fey’s 2004 film of the same name. Fey, famous for her Saturday Night Live performances, wrote the show, and Casey Nicholaw directed and choreographed it, bringing the story, song, dance, and comedy together to make for a fun evening for theatregoers.
Frozen may not be a Lion King or an Aladdin, but it is based upon the top-grossing animated musical film from the wonderful world of Disney. Although many critics have said it’s not a very good show, do not tell that to the crowds in attendance, particularly the children.
“Rocktopia” a broadway show with no stars on stage, but with a large chorus and musical component, is now union. This popular Broadway production has now reached an agreement with Actors’ Equity. Negotiations have been taking place since November 2017.
Escape to Margaritaville, at the Marquis Theatre, is a mindless show, but full of country-rock persona Jimmy Buffett’s music. It provides a fun escape from reality, particularly if you consume the margaritas that are sold at the theatre’s concession stand.
Los Angeles, California – Veteran filmmaker-producer Martin Scorsese has wrapped up the shooting of his next film about the disappearance of Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa. The film is titled “The Irishman”. Hoffa was an American labour union leader who served as the President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) union from 1958 until 1971.