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'Of Mice and Men,' 'Aladdin,' 'Les Mis' light up Broadway this season

'Of Mice and Men,' 'Aladdin,' 'Les Mis' light up Broadway this season

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Stage adaptations of beloved movies and literary classics are trending on Broadway this season, with productions of "Rocky," "The Bridges of Madison County," "Bullets Over Broadway," "Of Mice and Men," "Aladdin" and "A Raisin in the Sun" included in the stellar lineup of shows.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Sam Mendes to be honored by Roundabout Theatre

Sam Mendes to be honored by Roundabout Theatre

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- British film and stage director Sam Mendes is to be presented with the Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre next month in New York.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.
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Burstein and Emond join cast of Broadway's 'Cabaret'

Burstein and Emond join cast of Broadway's 'Cabaret'

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Linda Emond and Danny Burstein have joined the ensemble of the upcoming Broadway revival of "Cabaret," Roundabout Theatre Company announced Monday.
Michelle Williams to make Broadway debut in 'Cabaret'

Michelle Williams to make Broadway debut in 'Cabaret'

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Michelle Williams is to make her Broadway debut in a 2014 revival of the stage musical "Cabaret," the Roundabout Theatre Company announced Wednesday.
'Matilda,' 'Pippin' stars to perform at Tony Awards

'Matilda,' 'Pippin' stars to perform at Tony Awards

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- This weekend's Tony Awards show will feature performances by the casts of the Broadway musicals "Annie," "Bring It On," "Kinky Boots," "Matilda" and "Pippin."
Sally Field, Mike Tyson to be Tony Awards presenters

Sally Field, Mike Tyson to be Tony Awards presenters

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Sally Field, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mike Tyson, Sigourney Weaver and Steven Van Zandt are to be presenters at Sunday's Tony Awards show in New York, CBS announced.

Adam Lambert honored at latest round GLAAD awards

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 (UPI) -- Singer Adam Lambert and the upcoming Alan Cumming film "Any Day Now " were big honorees in the latest round of GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco.
Gyllenhaal, Falco up for Drama League Awards

Gyllenhaal, Falco up for Drama League Awards

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- The Drama League nominated the New York musicals "Dogfight," "Here Lies Love" and "Kinky Boots" for its Best Musical Award Tuesday.

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Alan Cumming bringing his one-man 'Macbeth' to Broadway

Alan Cumming bringing his one-man 'Macbeth' to Broadway

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Alan Cumming is bringing his one-man interpretation of William Shakespeare's tragic play, "Macbeth," to Broadway this spring, producers said Friday.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.
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Alan Cumming to host Britannia Awards

Alan Cumming to host Britannia Awards

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Scottish actor Alan Cumming is to return for a fourth time as host of the 2012 Britannia Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., organizers announced.

Salmond kicks off independence campaign

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 25 (UPI) -- Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has launched a drive to encourage his compatriots to vote for independence.
Harris, Vergara back for 'Smurfs 2'

Harris, Vergara back for 'Smurfs 2'

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 26 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofia Vergara and Hank Azaria have returned for the sequel to "The Smurfs," Sony Pictures Animation announced.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.
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Cumming drops out of 'Spider-Man' musical

Cumming drops out of 'Spider-Man' musical

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- Scottish actor Alan Cumming says on his Web site he is no longer set to star in the forthcoming Broadway production of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."
Cumming, Penikett to star in Syfy flick

Cumming, Penikett to star in Syfy flick

NEW YORK, March 12 (UPI) -- Alan Cumming, Tahmoh Penikett and Laura Vandervoort have signed on to star in the four-hour U.S. television movie "Riverworld," Syfy said Friday.
GLAAD to honor Nixon and Behar

GLAAD to honor Nixon and Behar

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Actress Cynthia Nixon and talk-show host Joy Behar are to be honored at the upcoming 21st annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in New York, organizers said.
'Spider-Man' musical postponed

'Spider-Man' musical postponed

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" say the Broadway musical is moving ahead but won't open as planned next month.
Actor Alan Cumming named OBE

Actor Alan Cumming named OBE

LONDON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Scottish-born actor Alan Cumming was made an Officer of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace in London Tuesday.
Kudrow, Cox reunite for 'Web Therapy'

Kudrow, Cox reunite for 'Web Therapy'

LOS ANGELES, June 23 (UPI) -- Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox, former co-stars on the U.S. sit-com "Friends," have reunited for an episode of the Internet comedy series "Web Therapy."
Stars flocking to Obama inauguration

Stars flocking to Obama inauguration

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Scores of celebrities plan to attend, while others want to perform at U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's upcoming inauguration, the New York Daily News said.

Man killed after driving pub-crawlers home

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 14 (UPI) -- Homicide detectives in Edmonton, Alberta, were asking for witnesses Monday in the fatal stabbing of a school bus driver taking people home from a pub crawl.

'Tin Man' is 2007's top cable miniseries

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- "Tin Man," Sci Fi Channel's re-imagining of L. Frank Baum's "Wonderful Wizard of Oz," was 2007's most-watched U.S. cable mini-series.
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