From pop star Pink to indie dream girl Zooey Deschanel, big name actresses have been attached to the lead role in Janis Joplin’s biopic. But it will be recent Tony Award-winning actress Nina Arianda that will play the title role in Joplin.
Berry Gordy has long been driven to tell the the Motown story and wrote “Motown the Musical,” which will now make its way to Broadway, according to the Detroit News.
Cher has had many personalities over her 60 years in show business and they’re all coming to Broadway in a musical that takes a look at the singer’s celebrated career.
Whitney Houston’s new movie-musical, Sparkle, might soon find a permanent home on the Broadway stage.
It seems, however, that Backbeat’s anticipated Broadway run will follow a brief run in Los Angeles, as reported today by Billboard.
Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.
Travel back to a time of freedom, flowers, and long hair: to the Age of Aquarius. The country was experiencing civil unrest while expressing outrage at the Vietnam War. The youth grew out their hair […]
Today we’re taking a dive into the music from the Broadway show Baby It’s You – which tells the story of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]the Shirelles[/lastfm] and their mentor [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Florence Greenberg[/lastfm]. Florence had a professional and personal relationship with […]
[lastfm]George Gershwin[/lastfm] and[lastfm] Brian Wilson[/lastfm] are both renowned for being two of the most iconic American songwriters; their vibrant music, whether it be [lastfm]Broadway[/lastfm] or [lastfm]Beach Boys[/lastfm], reflects specific time periods in American history with very little irony. […]