'Magic Mike,' Spice Girls headed for the stage
June 26th, 2012
02:29 PM ET

'Magic Mike,' Spice Girls headed for the stage

The Spice Girls are making a comeback - well, their songs are at least, thanks to a new musical coming to London's West End in December.

All five members of the '90s girl group - Melanie Brown (Scary Spice); Victoria Beckham (Posh Spice); Emma Bunton (Baby Spice); Melanie Chisholm (Sporty Spice); and Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) - reunited in London Tuesday to announce the production, promising to introduce "a whole new generation to Girl Power," reports the BBC.

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June 18th, 2012
04:44 PM ET

Mike Tyson headed for Broadway with one man show

Mike Tyson is making the popular move from the big screen to Broadway with his one-man show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth."

The production, under the direction of Spike Lee, will play at the Longacre Theatre for six nights only starting July 31.

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Ex-CIA agent Plame helped Sam Shepard prep for role
June 7th, 2012
03:45 PM ET

Ex-CIA agent Plame helped Sam Shepard prep for role

"I'm a writer, that's essentially what I am. The acting's just the thing that I do to make a living, because you can't make a living as a writer."

So says Sam Shepard, who has been busy with acting as of late thanks to parts in Cannes pick "Killing Them Softly" and this week's DVD and Blu-ray release, "Safe House."

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'Once' picks up four Drama Desk awards
June 4th, 2012
05:35 PM ET

'Once' picks up four Drama Desk awards

Acclaimed Broadway production “Once” snagged top honors at this year’s Drama Desk Awards.

The romantic 2006 film-turned-Broadway musical - about the relationship between an Irish musician and his Czech immigrant muse - scored four awards at the New York City ceremony Sunday night, according to USA Today.

The statues were for best musical, best director, lyrics (for singer-songwriters Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova) and best orchestrations.

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Michael McKean in good spirits after accident
May 24th, 2012
11:29 AM ET

Michael McKean in good spirits after accident

Michael McKean's recent NYC accident didn't scare away his sense of humor.

The actor, who's currently cast in Broadway's "The Best Man" and is also famous for his role as Lenny on ‘70s sitcom fave “Laverne and Shirley," is reportedly cracking jokes days after he was struck by a car in New York City.

According to the New York Post, McKean - who was mowed down by a runaway cab Tuesday as he strolled down the sidewalk of New York’s Upper West Side - is on the mend and in good spirits following the shocking accident.

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Zooey Deschanel to play Loretta Lynn on Broadway
May 11th, 2012
10:35 AM ET

Zooey Deschanel to play Loretta Lynn on Broadway

The "New Girl" is going to Broadway with a huge endorsement from country legend Loretta Lynn.

As Zooey Deschanel, 32, revealed via Twitter Thursday night, "Loretta Lynn asked me to do 'coal miner's daughter' on broadway! I said YES!"

Lynn unveiled the plan to adapt her story for Broadway during a show at the Ryman Auditorium on Thursday.

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