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2 strikingly different musicals dominate star-laden Tony nominations Two strikingly different musicals, “Fela!” and “La Cage aux Folles,” dominated the star-laden 2010 Tony Awards nominations. “Fela!” – the innovative Afro-beat biography of Nigerian superstar Fela Anikulapo-Kuti – and “La Cage aux Folles” – a revival of the classic Jerry Herman-Harvey Fierstein musical celebrating family – each received 11 nods on Tuesday as Jeff Daniels … Continue reading 'Fela!' and 'La Cage' dominate Tony nods

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, left, and actor Jason Alexander pose together after the dedication ceremony for Louis-Dreyfus new Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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List of nominees for 2010 Tony Award Nominations for the 2010 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Tuesday. BEST PLAY: “In the Next Room (or the vibrator play),” “Next Fall,” “Red,” “Time Stands Still.” BEST MUSICAL: “American Idiot,” “Fela!” “Memphis,” “Million Dollar Quartet.” BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL: “Everyday Rapture,” “Fela!” “Memphis,” “Million Dollar Quartet.” BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC … Continue reading List of nominees for 2010 Tony Awards

Julia Louis-Dreyfus first `Seinfeld’ alum to get Hollywood star, but they misspelled her name They misspelled Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ name on her Hollywood Walk of Fame star, but the Emmy-winning star of “Seinfeld” and “The New Adventures of Old Christine” seemed tickled by the typo. The mistake? The star read “Luis” instead of “Louis,” and there was no hyphen between Louis … Continue reading `Seinfeld' actress is tickled by Walk of Fame typo

Sailing the friendly seas with Disney has gone coach. The Mouse has drastically cut the budget for Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides — the long-awaited fourth film in the studio’s blockbuster Pirates franchise. In a recent chat with The Los Angeles Times, producer Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed that Disney chairman Rich Ross wants […] Continue reading Disney Slashes Budget For “Pirates Of The Caribbean 4″