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Nevermind Jamie and Angela: The true heartbreak in Power‘s upcoming third season belongs to best-friends-turned-enemies Ghost and Tommy.
“Part of the journey of the characters this season is about finding their relationship in a new place,” showrunner Courtney Kemp tells TVLine during a set visit in February. The Starz drama is filming on location at a diner in New York’s Meatpacking District; earlier, as Kemp watched a scene play out from behind a video monitor in a darkened corner of the eatery, two characters had a very frosty, very brief conversation that abruptly ended with one of them »
A look back at the highest kicks (and notes) over the history of the Tony Awards telecast celebrating Broadway “Grand Hotel” (1990) Michael Jeter, perhaps best known from the sitcom “Evening Shade,” was a rubber-limbed sensation playing a tipsy bookkeeper in the number “Let’s Take a Glass Together.” “Dreamgirls” (1992) Jennifer Holliday’s rendition of “And I’m Telling You…” has been widely imitated, and this is the performance that is most often imitated. A-ma-zing. “Rent” (1996) Jonathan Larson’s rock opera version of “La Boheme” gained extra poignance with his unexpected death after the first Off Broadway preview. The show became a phenomenon, »
- Thom Geier
This one’s gonna hurt.
The Voice‘s Season 10 semifinal results telecast (tonight, 8/7c on NBC) will find eight contestants winnowed down to just four — and predicting who’ll survive and who’ll fall is harder than ever.
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The top three vote-getters will automatically advance, with the bottom two immediately sent packing. After that, the three remaining artists will duke it out with “Save Me” songs in an attempt to win the season’s final Twitter save.
Complicating matters? Six of the remaining contestants landed in »
“You can! You just have to clench your butt cheeks!”
Related2016 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?
The guest mentor for the unbearable heaviness of the semifinal rounds — in which eight remaining artists duked it out for just four slots in the finale — didn’t bring a whole lot of serious advice at this late stage of the competition, but her tip to Laith Al-Saadi about how to hit a high note provided the episode’s »
File this under Before They Were Famous. YouTube, that bastion of procrastination options, has provided us something we didn’t even know we wanted: Jessica Simpson’s performance as Cassie in her high school’s production of “A Chorus Line.” That’s right, you can now enjoy Simpson’s big-voiced rendition of “The Music and the Mirror” as often as you like. This is what Fridays spent in the office before a holiday weekend are all about! (And while you’re at YouTube, don’t forget to check out Miss Arkansas 1994’s performance of “And I Am Telling You.”) Inspired by this post? Check out our Broadway audition listings! »
Amber Riley, star of Fox’s “Glee,” is set to play Effie in a Broadway production of “Dreamgirls” on London’s West End, the actress announced on Thursday via Twitter. The show will debut at the Savoy Theatre in November with Riley as one of its leading ladies. She performed “And I Am Telling You” for both her audition tape and for one of her numbers as Mercedes Jones on “Glee” (see video below). London is expecting a big performance from Riley. According to the Daily Mail, hundreds of women auditioned for the part last year, but a failure to »
- Tiaira Muhammad
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