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Jeremy Jordan’s Age of Madness
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Jeremy Jordan to perform at Sony Hall in September
Jeremy Jordan, who was last seen on the New York stage in Little Shop of Horrors off-Broadway, helped start a rock band during the pandemic. Age of Madness is set to take the stage on September 25 at Sony Hall. Check out their electric music video for “My First Enemy” below!
Helen Hunt will star in Eureka Day in London
Helen Hunt walks to the stage. Oscar and Emmy winner to direct European premiere of Jonathan Spector Eureka Day, which will be directed by Katy Rudd and will play from September 6 to October 31 at the Old Vic. Set in a progressive day school in California circa 2017 in the midst of a mumps outbreak, the play tells the story of a school community that turns on questions about vaccinations. Eureka Day had its New York premiere at Walkerspace in 2019.
Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration Scheduled for December 15
ABC celebrates 30th anniversary of classic Disney film The beauty and the Beast with a two-hour hybrid live-action and animated special, according to Deadline. Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration airs Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. ET and will be available the following day on Disney+. Jon M. Chu will serve as executive producer with Hamish Hamilton set to direct. The cast, whose performances will be woven throughout the original feature, will be announced later. The Broadway Musical The beauty and the Beast ran from 1994 to 2007 and garnered nine Tony nominations, including a nod for Best Musical and a win for Best Costume Design.
PS The devil wears Prada musical premieres in Chicago on July 19. Take a look at Elton John performing the new tuner’s “Dress Your Way Up” below,