Broadway

“Dear Evan Hansen (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” Receives RIAA Gold Certification For Both The Album & Single “Waving Through A Window”

Music News Desk “DEAR EVAN HANSEN (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING),” Atlantic Records’ GRAMMY ®-winning companion to the Tony® Award-winning musical, has been certified gold by the RIAA making it only the third cast recording to receive gold or greater certification this decade. Additionally, “Waving Through A Window,” the hit single from the musical has also […]

The Cher Show Sets Final Performance Date on Broadway

Broadway.com The Cher Show, the flashy new Broadway bio-musical about the life of the Oscar-winning music legend, has scheduled a final performance date of August 18 at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production began previews on November 1, 2018 and officially opened on December 3. By closing, The Cher Show will have played 34 previews and 296 regular performances. Directed by Tony […]

The Glorious Corner: Bruce Springsteen, Paul Rodgers, Elton John’s “Rocketman” and More

FATHER’S DAY — Rudy Shur’s Square One Publishers just released How to Self-Publish Your Book by Jan Yager, who we remember from her Friendshifts book. Shur saw with Jan the chance to have the ultimate guide about self-publishing — the book shows the would-be published author precisely how to do it on their own through the “self”-publishing method. Says Yager: “It turns […]

Cher Is the Ultimate Fangirl on Twitter After ‘The Cher Show’ Wins 2 Tony Awards

Cher has taken to Twitter to congratulate legendary designer Bob Mackie on his Tony Awards win.The fashion mogul picked up the award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for The Cher Show, and the Believe hitmaker went online to share her joy over his victory.“BOB, YOU DID IT!” the 73-year-old replied to a screenshot […]

Tony Awards: 2019 Complete List of Winners

TV News Desk James Corden hosted tonight’s 2019 Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The star-studded soiree featured appearances from the biggest names on Broadway, including mainstays like Kristin Chenoweth, Ben Platt and Sara Bareilles, as well as Hollywood A-listers like Jake Gyllenhaaland Samuel L. Jackson.  Judith Light received the Isabelle Stevenson Award for her activism work with the […]

The Glorious Corner: “The Cher Show”, NYC’s Blackbarn Restaurant, Mark Bego and Mary Wilson’s “Supreme Glamour”, and More

OH CHER — With Bohemian Rhapsody and now, Rocketman now deeply in the American zeitgeist now, I wondered who would be the next subject for a bio pic? A female? Should be, But, last night  we finally got to see The Cher Show at the Neil Simon Theatre in NYC and it hit me immediately, that this was the next bio pic to see.  When […]

Cher-Themed Suite Opens at NYC’s Sofitel Hotel

A jukebox musical about one of the world’s most iconic singers, “The Cher Show” is on Broadway. And now Cher is also in a hotel suite. The Sofitel hotel in New York City is paying tribute to the singer and the musical with a Cher-themed suite. In addition to the usual upscale amenities, the suite will feature a “Cher […]

The Glorious Corner: “Big Bang Theory”, “Rocketman” Blues, Debbie Gibson & New Kids On The Block Mix Tape Tour and More

BANG & BLACKLIST — I have to say as a huge fan of the Big Bang Theory, its series finale Thursday was almost perfect. Sure, I would have loved to have seen Wil Wheaton one more time and maybe William Shatner or Patrick Stewart as a guest star – Buffy The Vampire Slayer (Sarah Michelle Geller) as the much-talked-about major-guest-star sure […]

2019 Tony Award Nominees

TV News Desk Source: Tony Awards Tony-winner Bebe Neuwirth and Tony-nominee Brandon Victor Dixon announced the 2019 Tony Award nominees. Hadestown leads with the most nominations. The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on June 9th at 8/7c on CBS, hosted by James Corden, and presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. […]

The Glorious Corner: Bruce Springsteen, Alice Cooper, The Hit Men and More!

WESTERN BRUCE — Bruce Springsteen releases the album Western Stars in June. The preview single “Hello Sunshine” was released this week (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMdRFpkdd24) … and, I just love it. This is a Bruce that we haven’t heard in quite some time. To me, the single harks back to the moody and easy tapestries of his Tunnel of Love album (which, in case […]

Watch: Highlights From “The Cher Show” Takeover of “The Tonight Show”—(Video)

TV News Desk Source: Playbill.com In a rare occurrence, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon dedicated its full hour April 15 to a single subject: music icon Cher. “You are a legend, you are an inspiration, and I am honored to be standing next to you,” said Fallon, kicking off his opening monologue alongside her. “As you should […]

The Glorious Corner: John Lennon, George Harrison, Kathie Lee & Hoda and More!

HARI ON FIRE — John Lennon’s battle with then-U.S. President Richard Nixon is well-documented – but a recently-discovered telegram revealed that fellow Beatle George Harrison also had an angry exchange with the shamed leader’s administration. Author Chip Madinger discovered the paperwork while researching the 2015 book Lennonology: Strange Days Indeed. He used a Freedom of information request […]