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“Hair” Broadway Musical Closing

The Big Apple is losing its Hair. Hair — the hippie musical that wowed audiences when it hit the New York stage in 1969 — will close the curtain on its recent revival at the end of the month, Playbill.com said Thursday.The new incarnation of the 1960s-set show — which opened in March 2009 — will [...] Continue reading “Hair” Broadway Musical Closing

Musical double feature for World Cup opener

The World Cup’s opening celebrations roll over two days this week, in a musical double feature that boasts top stars like Shakira on Thursday, with a still-secret performance ahead of the match Friday. Tens of millions of people are expected to watch the concert, broadcast live from 1800 GMT Thursday from Orlando Stadium, a 40,000-seater in the heart … Continue reading Musical double feature for World Cup opener

Lily Allen has reportedly been hired to pen the score for Bridget Jones’s Diary: The Musical when the hit comedy hits the live stage in 2011. The sassy hitmaker is said to be working behind-the-scenes as a songwriter for the upcoming stage show — based on the book and subsequent 2001 film, which starred Renee [...] Continue reading Lily Allen “Bridget Jones” Musical Composer?

Jessica Biel’s ready for her close-up — on The Great White Way. Biel — who shares a home with boyfriend Justin Timberlake in the City That Never Sleeps — is preparing to show off her musical talents on the city’s famed theater district after landing a role in Women on the Verge of a [...] Continue reading Jessica Biel Broadway-Bound: “Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown” Musical

Susan Boyle “Les Miserables” Musical

She rose to fame belting out a tune from Les Miserables, now Susan Boyle could star in the famed musical. The Scottish spinister — who won international acclaim after performing her rendition of “I Dreamed A Dream” from the musical when auditioning for Britain’s Got Talent in 2009 — is being courted to star as Fantine [...] Continue reading Susan Boyle “Les Miserables” Musical