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‘They/Them’ Review: Kevin Bacon Stars in a Conversion Camp Slasher That’s Smarter Than It Is Scary

The Academy Award-nominated screenwriter makes his directorial debut with a horror film starring Kevin Bacon and Theo Germaine.

Peacock Sets Premiere Date for Kevin Bacon’s ‘They/Them’ Slasher Pic

They/Them, a queer empowerment slasher-horror from Blumhouse and starring Kevin Bacon, will debut on Peacock on Aug. 5. The genre pic, formerly known as Whistler Camp, is set at an LGBTQIA+ conversion camp and sees Bacon star as Owen Whistler. Several queer and trans campers join Whistler for a week of programming. As the camp’s […]

Lionsgate Nabs Graham King’s Michael Jackson Biopic

Lionsgate will team with Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King and his GK Films on Michael, a Michael Jackson biopic, the studio announced Monday. Lionsgate picked up the worldwide rights to the film also produced by the co-executors of the Michael Jackson estate, John Branca and John McClain, which will allow the project access to Jackson’s […]

Why ‘Penny Dreadful’ Is Returning With a Brand-New World (Including Gods and Nazis)

Following a three-year "hiatus," Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful' returns to the premium cable network as an unexpected anthology of sorts as John Logan trades Frankenstein in Victorian England in the late 1800s for a story about Los Angeles' Mexican-American folklore roots, circa 1938. Billed as 'Penny Dreadful: City of Angels,' the new take — bowing Sunday — is described as a "spiritual descendant" of creator John Logan's original

‘Penny Dreadful: City of Angels’: TV Review

Without the Victorian London backdrop or cast of familiar characters, John Logan resurrects some version of his Showtime supernatural drama 'Penny Dreadful' in pre-World War II Los Angeles.

Broadway’s Hot-Ticket ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Musical Sets North American Tour Kickoff

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical,' based on Baz Luhrmann's 2001 feature, will launch its first road company in New Orleans in November 2020, followed by a 10-week Chicago engagement.

‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’: Theater Review

Baz Luhrmann's playfully postmodern riff on the Hollywood movie musical set in fin de siecle Paris, 'Moulin Rouge!' gets amped up for the stage, with Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit stepping into roles played onscreen by Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor.

‘Moulin Rouge!’ Stars Aaron Tveit and Karen Olivo Go Deeper and Darker on Stage

The Baz Luhrmann film comes to Broadway in Alex Timbers' elaborate production, updated for the theatre with an expanded song score and more complex character backstories.

John Logan Honored With the Monte Cristo Award at O’Neill Theater Gala

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center honored playwright and screenwriter John Logan with the Monte Cristo Award on Monday night at the annual gala at the Edison Ballroom, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, Judith Light and more turned out to celebrate the decorated writer.

New Musical ‘Swept Away’ to Feature Avett Brothers Score

Grammy-nominated North Carolina indie roots-rock/folk band The Avett Brothers are the latest recording artists to step into the musical-theater domain: The group will provide music and lyrics for the new musical 'Swept Away,' which features a book by John Logan and direction by Michael Mayer, who won Tony Awards for 'Red' and 'Spring Awakening,' respectively. The show will have its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in June 2020.

‘Superhero’: Theater Review

Jason Moore directs 'Superhero,' an original musical from the Tony-winning team of writer John Logan and composer Tom Kitt, about a broken family looking to be mended by the mysterious stranger down the hall.

Playwright John Logan to be Honored by Eugene O’Neill Theater Center

Playwright John Logan will be honored with the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center for his contributions to American theater.