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Tony Awards: Darren Criss, Julianne Hough to Host Live Preshow on Paramount+

Darren Criss and Julianne Hough have been named co-hosts of The Tony Awards: Act One, an hourlong special featuring exclusive content streaming live Paramount+. The program will kick off June 12 at 7 p.m. ET/4-5 p.m. PT, one hour before the live broadcast of the Tony Awards on CBS. Criss and Hough will kick off […]

Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell in David Mamet’s ‘American Buffalo’: Theater Review

Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss star in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's 1975 play about three small-time hustlers angling for a piece of the American Dream.

Diane Warren, Nicholas Britell and Jonny Greenwood Lead Society of Composers & Lyricists Nominations

Composers Nicholas Britell and Jonny Greenwood and songwriter Diane Warren are among the multiple nominees for the third annual Society of Composers & Lyricists Awards, to be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 1. Britell, known for his collaborations with writer-director Barry Jenkins, is nominated for his score in the […]

Fred Armisen and Vanessa Bayer Lead Star-Studded Music Video for George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord”

A parade of stars is making sure that the 50th anniversary of George Harrison’s solo album All Things Must Pass isn’t passed over without a special tribute. A selection of more than 40 bold-faced names appears in a new music video for the album’s track “My Sweet Lord.” Directed by Lance Bangs, and executive produced by […]

Uzo Aduba, Hugh Jackman, Josh Gad, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Remember Stephen Sondheim: “The Best There Ever Was”

Following the death of Stephen Sondheim, Hollywood stars took to social media to share tributes and memories of the award-winning composer and lyricist who was known for revolutionizing American musical theater. Sondheim, whose achievements included Company, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park With George and Into the Woods, died at 91. The composer often collaborated with […]

Darren Criss and Wife Mia Expecting Their First Baby

Darren Criss and his wife Mia (Criss) are adding to their family. The couple revealed Friday that they are expecting their first child.  The former Glee star shared the news on his Instagram through a series of photos and videos. In the caption, he wrote, “We’ve been making music for years….But this time we made […]

Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, Darren Criss to Star in Broadway Revival of ‘American Buffalo’

Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss will lead the Broadway revival of David Mamet’s American Buffalo exactly two years after it was originally scheduled to open. Directed by Tony winner Neil Pepe (Speed-the-Plow, A Life in the Theatre), the production will run for a strictly limited 16-week engagement opening Wednesday, April 14, 2022, at the […]

Disney+’s ‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’: TV Review

In Disney's latest attempt at Muppet cross-branding, Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn spend a spooky night in a house that just happens to be the Haunted Mansion of theme park fame.

‘Glee’ Cast to Reunite at GLAAD Media Awards to Honor Naya Rivera’s Character

The musical series took home GLAAD Media Award trophies for outstanding comedy show in 2010 and 2011.

Critic’s Notebook: Why Ryan Murphy’s ‘Hollywood’ Revisionism Rankles

The TV auteur has blended fairy tale and history to rewarding effect in shows like 'Pose,' but his latest effort is full of misguided progressivism.

Netflix’s ‘Hollywood’ Cast Say Show Will “Strike Significant Chord” With the Industry

The stars also opened up about the importance of onscreen representation in Hollywood today.

‘Hollywood’: TV Review

With 'Hollywood,' creators Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, working with writer-director Janet Mock, bring Netflix a hopeful but frustratingly naive alt-historical look at 1940s Tinseltown.