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Clooney to produce another play-based movie


June 19th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Actor George Clooney will produce movie adaptation of the award winning play "August: Osage County" along with business partner Grant Heslov.Tracy Letts' play won the ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta-Jones to play Cleopatra


June 18th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is planning to return to Broadway as Cleopatra in a new rock and roll musical.The 42-year-old is developing a stage ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman to receive Tony award


May 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman is set to receive an honorary Tony award for his outstanding theatre achievements and fundraising efforts.The actor raised more than $857,740 for ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington links atheists with sociopaths


February 15th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Denzel Washington has come under barrage of criticism for placing atheists in the same bracket as sociopaths. The actor is currently promoting his new project "Safe ... Read more...

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Actress Margaret Tyzack passes away


June 28th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Actress Margaret Tyzack passed away following a brief illness. She was 79.The star - believed to have had cancer - died "peacefully at home" June 25, ... Read more...

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Bret Michaels blames 2009 Tony Awards for causing brain hemorrhage


March 26th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Bret Michaels has filed a lawsuit against Tony Award Productions and CBS for his stage mishap at the 2009 awards, where the rock singer slammed his head against ... Read more...

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Kathy Griffin wants a Tony award


March 11th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kathy Griffin has revealed that she would love to have a Tony for her performance in the upcoming Broadway show ‘Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony’. The ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson heading back to Broadway?


March 8th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 08 (ANI): If rumours are to be believed, then Scarlett Johansson is heading back to Broadway to romance Jon Hamm and John Krasinski in a new production of 'The Philadelphia ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to receive gay honour next month


February 11th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Puerto Rican Pop singer Ricky Martin, who came out as gay last year, will be honoured with an award from a leading US gay and lesbian organisation in ... Read more...

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Christie Brinkley all set to make her Broadway debut


February 8th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For many years, we have known Christie Brinkley as a supermodel. She is, undoubtedly, one of the most successful (and long lasting) models; with a modeling ... Read more...

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Jay-Z & Will Smith Team Up Again for Film Deal


January 28th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jay-Z, whose real name is Sean Carter, is once again reported to be in the process of a joint venture with Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett ... Read more...

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Jay-Z teams up with Smiths for movies


January 27th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Singer Jay-Z has teamed up with Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett to do business in movies.Jay-Z has joined the Hollywood couple's production company Overbook Entertainment ... Read more...

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Actor Kelsey Grammer To Marry His Girlfriend Next Month


January 14th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kelsey Grammer apparently plans to tie the knot with his girlfriend the very next month. However, the "Fraiser" actor still legally has a wife, whom he ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr. to star in musical


December 7th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): It looks like Robert Downey Jr. is all set to show off his song and dance skills in a big screen musical.The 'Iron Man' star has reportedly signed ... Read more...

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‘Spider-Man’ Finally Previews On Broadway


November 29th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After months of speculation and skyrocketing anticipation, the curtains in the Broadway version of 'Spiderman' came off on Sunday when its first preview performance ... Read more...

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‘Fiddler on the roof’ writer Joseph Stein dies at the age of 98 years


October 28th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joseph Stein has died at the age of 98 years.The playwright who was credited with writing the highly popular Broadway musical “Fiddler on the Roof” died ... Read more...

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ writer Joseph Stein dies at 98


October 27th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Playwright Joseph Stein has died in New York at the age of 98.Stein, who wrote hit Broadway musical 'Fiddler on the Roof', also penned the screenplay for the ... Read more...

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‘Bonnie and Clyde’ director Arthur Penn dies at 88


September 30th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Director Arthur Penn has died, a day after his 88th birthday.The legendary director's daughter Mollu Penn confirmed that the legendary director, who was best known for making 'Bonnie ... Read more...

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Oscar winner Patricia Neal dies


August 10th, 2010 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 10 (DPA) Oscar-winning US actress Patricia Neal has died at the age of 84, it was announced Monday. The actress, who was once married to author Roald Dahl, and had ... Read more...

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Mark Ruffalo to Play as ‘The Hulk’ in ‘The Avengers’


July 27th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent article from ‘Zap2It.com’ it was revealed that Mark Ruffalo will be playing the part of Bruce Banner, aka, The Hulk, in the upcoming ... Read more...

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Alfred Molina to join the cast of ‘Law & Order: Los Angeles’


July 26th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actor Alfred Molina who has featured in many movies is all set to now feature in 'Law & Order: Los Angeles'. And he is ... Read more...

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Will Smith and wife not making Broadway debut


July 19th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Rep of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett has dismissed reports that the stars are making their Broadway debut with 'A streetcar named desire.'The New York Post reported ... Read more...

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‘Shrek The Musical’ to make its London debut next year


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Broadway stage show Shrek The Musical is scheduled to open in the West End next year, the Theatre Royal has announced.The production, which scooped a Tony award for ... Read more...

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Vanessa Redgrave to return to Broadway with ‘Driving Miss Daisy’


July 1st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): British actress Vanessa Redgrave is set to return to Broadway with the play 'Driving Miss Daisy' in October at the John Golden Theatre.Redgrave, 73, who has won a ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson hits back at critics


June 25th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has hit back at critics who claim she won the Tony Award because of her Hollywood fame, insisting she had worked hard for it. "A ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson insists she ‘deserved the Tony Award for Best Actress’


June 24th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson insists that she deserved to win the Tony Award for Best Actress just as much as the classically-trained actresses she was up against.Theatre snobs in New ... Read more...

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Cyndi Lauper all set to write a Broadway musical


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the NY Daily News, Cyndi Lauper is all set to write a Broadway musical. And helping her in this endeavor would be none ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson celebrates getting Tony Award with karaoke night


June 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): American actress Scarlett Johansson headed out for a karaoke night to celebrate her Tony Award victory.The 25-year-old actress was awarded the gong for her Broadway debut in ... Read more...

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Eddie Redmayne Wins His First Tony Award


June 14th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eddie Redmayne received his first Tony Award for his Broadway debut on Sunday.The British actor was awarded the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in ... Read more...

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David Hyde Pierce Admits Loving Theater The Most


June 14th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Hyde Peirce has confirmed that he finds it really hard to stay away from the stage. He arrived in the Tony Awards on Sunday, June ... Read more...

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Katie Finneran Wins Her Second Tony Award


June 14th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, June 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katie Finneran makes it to the Tony Awards again. The actress who received the 2002 Tony Award under the category of Best Performance by ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to bring Evita back to Broadway


June 10th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin is all set to return to Broadway in an attempt to revive the famous Tony Award winning musical Evita.According to producers, the Andrew ... Read more...

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Sting to return to Broadway


May 28th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London May 28 (ANI): Sting is making a comeback to Broadway - the Brit rocker has confirmed reports of working on a musical for the New York stage.Sting 58, who has joined ... Read more...

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Weight Loss Opens The Eyes Of Jason Alexander


May 18th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 9Pen Men at Work): Jenny Craig’s weight loss advertisement that was telecast in recent times consisted of actor and comedian, Jason Alexander, who has shed 30 pounds in ... Read more...

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Actress and singer Lena Horne dies at age 92


May 11th, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress and singer Lena Horne has died. She was 92 years old. She breathed her last at the New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center. The ... Read more...

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