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Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the Oscars in February, but if all goes well for him at the Grammys next month, the Oscar will be the last prize he needs to finish his Egot. -Break- Only 12 people in history have won the grand slam of showbiz awards (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony). Harris is already halfway there, with Emmys for guest starring on "Glee" and hosting the Tony Awards, and then his own Tony for starring in the rock musical revival "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" in 2014. Neil Patrick Harris talks hosting Tonys, then winning Tony in press room (Video) Now he may also win a Grammy for "Hedwig." He's one of the principal soloists on the cast recording, which is nominated for Best Musical Theater Album, and the show's strong performance at the Tonys could even help it here: it won Best Musical Revival, and seven of the last »
I’m having a great time talking about movies on my weekly podcast Maltin on Movies with Baron Vaughn. We’ve spent the last two episodes delving into movie musicals, inspired by the arrival of Annie and Into the Woods. If you aren’t familiar with our weekly chats, we use current releases as the springboard to talk about older films: one we like, one stinker, and one sleeper. On last week’s show we covered Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell’s 2001 movie, which is remarkable not only for its originality, but for the fact that its star also directed the film and adapted his play in such a way that it never belies its stage origins. What’s more, he composed all the...
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2 items from 2015
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