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Timothy Omundson Sings 'Crazy, Silly' Galavant's Praises, Shares How Psych Rekindled His Love for Musical Theater

Timothy Omundson Sings 'Crazy, Silly' Galavant's Praises, Shares How Psych Rekindled His Love for Musical Theater
Timothy Omundson is singing a most happy tune.

Even though ABC’s Galavant is wrapping its sophomore staging this Sunday at 8/7c, the veteran actor cannot say enough about the ambitious musical-comedy, which this season pumped in a lot of heart on top of hummable tunes and anachronistic humor.

As deposed King Richard and his bestie Galavant ready to lead a zombie army into war with Madalena and Gareth’s kingdom of Valencia, the Psych alum shared with TVLine the story of the months-long journey that led him to revisit his love of musical-theater. (Now if only Omundson’s missus
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Galavant Sneak Peek: Richard Leads Dwarves in Musical Clash With Giants

Galavant Sneak Peek: Richard Leads Dwarves in Musical Clash With Giants
Does size matter? Apparently not, at least in the context of this sneak peek from ABC’s Galavant.

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In the first of this Sunday’s two episodes, “Giants vs. Dwarves” (airing at 8/7c), Galavant (played by Joshua Sasse) grows so fed up with Richard’s poor decision-making that he sets out to find some giants on his own. The giants agree to join Gal’s army — provided that he helps them defeat the dwarves in battle.

Richard (Timothy Omundson) in turn sides with the dwarves, setting the stage for the Sharks vs.
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Finding Neverland – review

Curve, Leicester

Last week, speaking on Front Row on Radio 4, the director of the National theatre, Nicholas Hytner, called on our government to reinstate the money it has cut from the budgets of out-of-London theatres.

His argument gains clout with this world premiere in Leicester of the musical about Jm Barrie's creation of Peter Pan and based on the 2004 Miramax film starring Johnny Depp. The show is produced by Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax and the force behind numerous award-winning stage and screen hits including The Producers and The King's Speech. He chose Curve, not just because of the theatre's stunning facilities but also because of its reputation for high-quality musicals under the directorship of Paul Kerryson. If Finding Neverland, directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford, isn't up there with Curve's recent productions of 42nd Street or Gypsy, that's nothing to do with the talents of the excellent 21-strong cast,
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Photo Flash: First Look at Julian Ovenden and Rosalie Craig in Finding Neverland!

The new musical Finding Neverland just premieredin Leicester on September 22, where it will run through October 13. The cast features Julian Ovenden as James Barrie, Rosalie Craig as Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, Liz Robertson as Mrs DuMaurier, and Clare Foster as Mary Barrie together with a cast of 20 and a live orchestra. Below, we bring you just-released production shots from the new musical
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Photos and Video: Inside Opening Night of Finding Neverland in Leicester - Plus a Special Preview!

The new musical Finding Neverland just premieredin Leicester on September 22, where it will run through October 13. The cast features Julian Ovenden as James Barrie, Rosalie Craig as Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, Liz Robertson as Mrs DuMaurier, and Clare Foster as Mary Barrie together with a cast of 20 and a live orchestra. Below, we bring you photos from opening night, as well as a special sneak peek of the new musical
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What's On Stage? Jude Law, Kevin Spacey Up For Theater Awards

What's On Stage? Jude Law, Kevin Spacey Up For Theater Awards
London - There's a Hollywood cast for Britain's Whatsonstage theater awards, with James Earl Jones, Jude Law and Kevin Spacey competing for best actor in a play.

Jones is nominated for "Driving Miss Daisy," Law for "Anna Christie" and Spacey for "Richard III," alongside Benedict Cumberbatch for "Frankenstein," James Corden for "One Man, Two Guvnors" and David Tennant for "Much Ado About Nothing."

The prizes, run by theater website whatonstage.com, are decided by public vote.

Best actress contenders announced Friday include Vanessa Redgrave for "Driving Miss Daisy" and Kristin Scott Thomas for "Betrayal."

In the musical categories, there are multiple nominations for the movie-inspired romance "Ghost" and Roald Dahl-based "Matilda."

Winners will be announced Feb. 19. See below for the full list of nominees.

Watch previews of some of the nominated plays:

The Full List Of 2011/12 Nominations

Best Actress in a Play

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