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BWW Review: MAME at North Shore Music Theatre
JUNE 7, 2018
The classic Musical "Mame" opened the 2018 season last night at NSMT. The Musical by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, with Lyrics by Jerry Herman, and based on the book by Patrick Dennis, is a 1966 Musical Theatre warhorse that has starred such luminaries as, Rosalind Russell, Angela Landsbury, and even Lucille Ball, in the ill-fated 1970's movie. I have seen seven productions of Mame at theatres all over the US over the last 30 years and in each production, Mame was portrayed by a matronly actress in the twilight of her career. It was incredibly refreshing to see the role played by a Broadway veteran in the prime of... (Read More)
North Shore Music Theatre Delivers a Rousing, Touching ‘Mame’
JUNE 7, 2018
The opening musical of North Shore Music Theatre’s 63rd season is “Mame”, originally titled “My Best Girl”, it is based on the 1955 fictional novel Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis and a 1956 play starring Rosalind Russell. The musical version by Jerry Herman opened on Broadway on May 24, 1966, ran for 1,508 performances and starred Angela Lansbury and Bea Arthur who both won Tony Awards for their roles... (Read More)
Former Miss America Hagan will challenge Rogers for Congress
Jun 6, 2018
Opelika native and former Miss America winner Mallory Hagan won the Democratic Party's Congressional primary election Monday night and will challenge 16-year Republican incumbent Mike Rogers for the U.S. House of Representatives 3rd District of Alabama seat during the midterm election in November.
Hagan earned the Democratic nomination over clinical psychologist and Talladega native Adia Winfrey with almost 66 percent of the vote as of 10:30 p.m. Read More...
Watch "ROBIN DiMAGGIO Here!
Watch the Ambassador to the UN for Music and Culture and Producer, Drummer" on by playing the clip now!
‘Abuse of Power’ First Look: Lauren Sivan Pulls Back the Curtain on ‘Master Manipulators’ (Exclusive)
What happens when power becomes more important than anything else, even life?
That’s the big question journalist Lauren Sivan poses in Oxygen’s new original series, Abuse of Power. ET has your exclusive first look at the show, which will examine twisted and true stories about people in positions of power. Each episode will feature emotional testimonials, never-before-seen interviews and dramatic reenactments to reveal the sordid details of some of the most notorious cases of exploitation in recent history. Read More...
Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes back TV journalist Lauren Sivan, one of the first women to speak out against Harvey Weinstein. Sivan also talks about an uncomfortable encounter with the late Roger Ailes, former head of Fox News. On her new TV series “Abuse of Power,” Sivan says, she spotlights true stories of people in power taking inappropriate advantage of their positions. "Abuse of Power" premieres Saturday, May 12th on our sister network Oxygen.
Don’t you dare brand #MeToo as hysteria and hypocrisy, Polanski – you’re a sickening child rapist who should be behind bars, not a camera
Yes, Roman Polanski, a fugitive child rapist, genuinely believes the global movement to expose sexual predators exactly like him is just a load of silly, overblown nonsense.
I wondered if he'd been misquoted, or misleadingly paraphrased.
MilliOnAir Interactive Magazine August 2017
Samantha Harris on her battle with cancer
Glenn Weiss earns his 12th and 13th Emmy Awards at this year's ceremony
Glenn poses with Janis Svendsen, both holding the awards that he earned for producing the Tony Awards and directing the Academy Awards.
Mike Wolfe from The History Channel’s ‘American Pickers’: Recycling America, Preserving our History - April 30th, 2017
Mike Wolfe from The History Channel’s ‘American Pickers’: Recycling America, Preserving our History? (learn how...)
6541 2 1 Ambitious Mike Wolfe rehab project will host barbershop, tattoo parlor in North Nashville - April 19th, 2017
Mike Wolfe saves and restores Nashville building Shelley Mays and Nate Rau
In one sense, it’s a relatively simple project: a barbershop, tattoo parlor and event space are moving into an old brick building on Jo Johnston Avenue just south of the Marathon Village complex.
But, Mike Wolfe, the star of the television show “American Pickers” and owner of the nearby Antique Archaeology store inside Marathon Village, sees a great deal more when he looks at his latest development.
Wolfe sees a legacy project he hopes will continue the neighborhood’s urban revival and inspire developers across Nashville to more seriously consider rehabilitating old buildings instead of demolishing... (more)
Ari Afsar - KTLA Interview - Hamilton Coming to Los Angeles!!!
Ari Afsar & Kelly Cervantes on 'Hamilton' in Today's Political Climate & Their Benefit Concert
Ari Afsar is a busy woman, taking to the PrivateBank Theatre stage eight times a week to play Eliza Hamilton (née Schuyler) in Chicago’s production of Hamilton. You’d think someone with that grueling of a schedule would use her free time to relax—but Afsar seems to be just as busy off-stage as she is on, mostly with helping others... (more)
Rupert Holmes Developing NAME THAT TUNE Stage Musical
Prestige Entertainment Group has announced their development of a new Broadway theatrical musical based on Name That Tune, Harry Salter's legendary game show that pitted contestants against each other over knowledge of popular songs.
Flipping the Flop: How Disney’s Newsies Went from the Big-Screen to Broadway and Back Again
Disney’s 2012 Tony-winning Broadway musical Newsies makes its debut on the big screen this week, playing in movie theaters nationwide for three days beginning Thursday as part of a new partnership between Fathom Events and Disney Theatrical Productions... (more...)
ARI AFSAR, HAMILTON, AND ‘LOVE YOU I DON’T’ - Interview by Brie Garrett, January 30th, 2017
Coming from San Diego, California, Arianna ‘Ari’ Afsar is already making a name for herself. From Miss California, to a finalist in Miss America, and a contestant on American Idol, the talented singer/songwriter/actress is beginning another chapter of her life as she embarks on releasing her debut music and starring in the musical currently taking the world by storm....(more...)
THE TEARAWAYS - "Jefferson Still Survives" Shoot by Noven Jaisi, circa 2016
Enjoy the latest installation of "Jefferson Still Survives, " shot by Noven Jaisi.
Ari Afsar Interview, December 1, 2016
Our client, Mr. Brian Copeland interviews local performers and delves into their latest shows. This week, Brian interviews our newest star, Ari Afsar on his weekly show, Theater Row. Have a listen and hear all about her amazing rise to her starring role where she plays Eliza Hamilton in the Broadway musical, “Hamilton."
Interview by Theater Row with Brian Copeland.
Ep. 5 - John Ferriter, Nov 28, 2016
MANAGING HOLLYWOOD CAREERS. He's an A List Manager, former agent and is behind some of the biggest shows in television. Check out John's incredible story, amazing advice and how he has helped shape the careers of some of the biggest names in entertainment today.
THE TEARAWAYS - "Bash"
Directed by Stephen David Brooks
THE TEARAWAYS - "Hello Isla Vista"
Directed by Stephen David Brooks
Sep 26, 2016
Music video from the Santa Barbara based The Tearaways. Find out more at http://www.tearaways.com
THE TEARAWAYS - "California Sun"
With Clem Burke, Liverpool
28th Aug, 2016
The Tearaways makes a fantastic gig at The Adelphi Ballroom, Liverpool, Sunday 28th August 2016. Shot just in front of the stage. In Full-HD and with very good sound-quality.
October 16, 2017
‘Name That Tune’ Revival In Works At CBS
The new Name That Tune was developed by Ralph Rubenstein and Noah Rubenstein of Prestige Entertainment Group, which owns rights to the title. The two executive produce with veteran reality showrunner David Hurwitz (Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris, Fear Factor) and reality agent-turned-producer/manager John Ferriter of The Alternative. Casting is slated to begin shortly on the pilot...
September 30, 2017
Mark Wright joins "Extra"
Mark Wright joins "Extra" as a correspondent for the 24th season. Mark will be seen on the show interviewing all the celebrities and covering events in Hollywood alongside host Mario Lopez and co-hosts Tanika Ray, Renee Bargh and New York co-host AJ Calloway.
July 19, 2017
‘Trading Spaces’: Paige Davis To Return As Host For TLC Revival
Paige Davis, host of the original home design series Trading Spaces, is returning for TLC’s revival slated to air in 2018. In addition, casting of homeowners has begun in the first three cities of Los Angeles, Atlanta and Baltimore.
December 2, 2016
LOU'S VIEWS: ‘Hamilton’ thrives in Chicago
“So is it as good as it is on Broadway?”
That’s the question I’ve heard repeatedly since I returned from hosting an Interlude Tours bus trip to see the musical “Hamilton” in Chicago.
November 16, 2016
Carly Steel Is So Excited to Join 'ET' as a Correspondent
Congratulations are in order! Carly Steel, who is known for her high-profile celebrity interviews, has been named a correspondent for CBS’ Entertainment Tonight, where she previously served as a special correspondent.
November 15, 2016
Carly Steel Named ‘Entertainment Tonight’ Correspondent
We’ll be seeing more of Carly Steel on Entertainment Tonight. Steel, who has worked as a special correspondent for ET since joining in 2013 to cover the Cannes Film Festival, has been named a correspondent for the top syndicated series.
February 19, 2016
Oscars 2016 Production team (finally) announced; Glenn Weiss to make Oscar debut as director
Glenn Weiss will make his Oscar telecast debut as director on Feb. 28, but awards shows and live events are his specialty. He has directed 15 Tony Awards shows, for which he has won three directing Emmys. He has directed the Primetime Emmys, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, BET Awards, “Peter Pan Live!” and “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.”