Harry Potter: The Musical Online

It may not be headed for Broadway...but is highly entertaining and actually quite good. Produced by a non-profit student theater company, this musical spoof "filled with magical fun and original songs ... is a Potter-spectacular that no fan should miss." The show only played five performances, but was captured on video and luckily for us…

Stroman to direct Cullum, Dixon and Domingo in Kander/Ebb Musical Reading

John Cullum (Urinetown), Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color Purple) and Colman Domingo (Passing Strange) will star in an invitation-only reading of John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman (The Producers). With music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb (Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman), a…

Casting Changes on Broadway; Tour News

On Broadway: Six Feet Under's Justina Machado will takeover the role of Daniela in Broadway's In the Heights. Chelsea Morgan Stock is now playing Ariel in Disney's The Little Mermaid. Will Chase (Rent, Aida, The Full Monty, Miss Saigon) to Join Cast of Tony-Winning Billy Elliot as Tony, Billy's older brother. On Tour: Guys and…

Reading of Caligula the Rock Musical to star Euan Morton

Tony Award nominee Euan Morton (Taboo) will star in a reading of Eric Svejcar's new musical Caligula on July 13 and 14 at New World Stages, directed by Chris Presley. The cast includes: Autumn Hurlbert (MTV’s Legally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woods), Matt Bogart (Jersey Boys, Aida), Anastasia Barzee (White Christmas, Urinetown), Nehal Joshi,…

Julianne Hough to star alongside Chace Crawford in Footloose Film

Dancing With the Stars' Julianne Hough will be starring opposite Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford in the upcoming Footloose movie remake. He was voted People's hottest bachelor, and 20/20 named her one of the “very best dancers on the planet” - you can't fight that they look good. It's rumored that the remake of the 1984…

Complete Bye Bye Birdie Cast Announced

Fragments of casting announcements had been leaking out, but now the casting for the Robert Longbottom-directed revival of Bye Bye Birdie is complete. Here it is: Nolan Gerard Funk as Conrad Birdie John Stamos ("ER," Nine) as Albert Gina Gershon (Boeing-Boeing) as Rosie Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) as Harry MacAfee Dee Hoty…