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Neil Patrick Harris: The Audience 45th Street Tardy Run

Neil Patrick Harris rushes to make curtain call on opening night of The Audience

Neil Patrick Harris rushes to make curtain call on opening night of The Audience

We recently found ourselves with time to kill post a non-formal arrivals line downtown.  The day coincided with Helen Mirren’s opening night in the Broadway staging of “The Audience.”

We are HUGE fans of the diva, so we thought to give a stroll by the press event at the Schoenfeld Theater.  We arrived to find a barricade pen with only a handful of photographers and thought it a small turn out.  The pen wasn’t locked off so we thought rather than shoot in the street we’d contain ourselves with the handful of other photogs.

The PR however didn’t see it our way and had us formally removed from the line.  Ain’t that some shit?  But not before we came to learn that there would be no Carey Mulligan on the step-and-repeat.

“She cancelled,” sneered one photog.  Bummer.  She was the highlight of the tip sheet really….

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Hugh Jackman: Take Allegra To The River Closing Night

Hugh Jackman carries his pooch Allegra in NYC

Hugh Jackman carries his pooch Allegra in NYC

We love Hugh Jackman.  Whether he’s busting it out on stage at the TONY’s, clawing his way across a field of bad guys in any of the X-Men flicks or softly carrying his adorable pet pooch Allegra, on the streets of NYC – the man can do NO wrong.

How many men can you say that about? Read the rest of this entry »

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Bradley Cooper: Taking The Elephant Man Home to UK

Bradley Cooper, pictured arriving to the post opening night party for The Elephant Man is UK stage bound

Bradley Cooper, pictured arriving to the post opening night party for The Elephant Man is UK stage bound

“American Sniper” star Bradley Cooper, presently found on the Broadway stage in “The Elephant Man,” is set to take his stage production back home across the pond to London, reports state. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ruth Wilson: Constellations Stage Door

Ruth Wilson and Jake Gyllenhaal open Constellations on Broadway

Ruth Wilson and Jake Gyllenhaal open Constellations on Broadway

Fresh off her Golden Globes win, Ruth Wilson officially opened the Manhattan Theater Company’s new play “Constellations,” costarring standoff-ish hottie Jake Gyllenhaal, last night. Read the rest of this entry »

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Helen Mirren: Broadway Reprisal of Queen Role

Dame Helen Mirren set to reprise her role in The Audience on the Broadway stage

Dame Helen Mirren set to reprise her role in The Audience on the Broadway stage

Dame Helen Mirren will reprise her Olivier Best Actress award winning role as HRH Queen Elizabeth II in the hit play The Audience, reports state.  The West End production will cross the pond and head into the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre for a limited four month run. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shia LaBeouf: Studio 54 Arrest

All around hotness Shia LaBeouf at the Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps premiere

All around hotness Shia LaBeouf at the Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps premiere

Cantankerous star and former-lead of the Michael Bay Transformers’ franchise Shia LaBeouf has gone and done what thousands before him could never achieve while at the infamous space known as Studio 54:  behave so badly that he ended up arrested and spending a night at 1 Police Plz.

Without question this is certainly a first for the space the housed a rumored basement – and balcony – where an anything goes practice was standard.

And wouldn’t you know it…  we leave town on a work hiatus – only just managing to finally get on a wi-fi signal – and BAM!  Papi is arrested while attending an evening performance of Cabaret.

Ain’t that something…? Read the rest of this entry »

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Patti LaBelle: After Midnight Final Curtain

Patti LaBelle will close After Midnight June 29th

Patti LaBelle will close After Midnight June 29th

Patti LaBelle will close the last leg of the Broadway Cotton Club era musical “After Midnight,” reports state.  The final curtain will fall on June 29th.  Producers are faulting the shows’ abrupt closing to losing out its Tony nomination to “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Neil Patrick Harris: Ends Hedwig Broadway Run

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

Well that was quick!  Not a week after winning a Tony Award for his role in the reprisal of Hedwig and The Angry Inch, star Neil Patrick Harris has announced his imminent departure from the James Cameron Mitchell musical about a tranny, reports state. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jake Gyllenhaal: Broadway Debut in Constellations

Jake Gyllenhaal attends The Headstrong Project's Words of War event at the IAC building.

Jake Gyllenhaal attends The Headstrong Project’s Words of War event at the IAC building.

Hotness Jake Gyllenhaal will make his Broadway debut in the hit play by British playwright Nick Payne, reports state.  The 33-year-old big screen sex symbol of such hit films as “Brokeback Mountain,” “Prisoners,” and “End of Watch,” will take on the role of Roland, originated in London by Rafe Spall.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Leighton Meester: Marriage and Broadway

OC alum Adam Brody photographed with a fan donning a wedding band sparks rumors of secret marriage to Leighton Meester

OC alum Adam Brody photographed with a fan donning a wedding band sparks rumors of secret marriage to Leighton Meester

Perusing the news, as we often do each morning over espresso, we stopped at news of the possible secret nuptials between Adam Brody – y’all recall him from The O.C. – and Gossip Girl alum Leighton Meester. Read the rest of this entry »

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