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Kristin Chenoweth And Alan Cumming Revealed As Hosts For 2015 Tony Awards, As Nominees Are Announced


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‘The Good Wife’s’ Alan Cumming and actress Kristin Chenoweth have been announced as the hosts of the 2015 Tony Awards, which take place on June 7th. The pair are no strangers to the Tonys, having both picked up awards in previous years.

Alan CummingAlan Cumming will host the Tony Awards alongside Kristin Chenoweth.

Cumming won a Best Actor in a Musical Award for his performance in Cabaret at the 1998 Tonys, while Chenoweth won Best Featured Actress in a Musical a year later in 1999, for You're A Good Man Charlie Brown. Chenoweth was also nominated for Best Actress in a Musical in 2004 for her role as the original Glinda in Wicked.

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Monica Lewinsky and Alan Cumming - A variety of stars were snapped as they attended HBO's Post Golden Globe Party 2015 in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 12th January 2015

Emma Stone Extends Cabaret Run By Two Weeks


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Good news, musical theatre nerds! If you missed Emma Stone’s original run as Sally Bowles in Cabaret, her stay at the Roundabout Theater Company has been extended with two more weeks. Her final performance will be on February 19th.  Tickets for the final weeks of performances are now on sale at the Roundabout Theater’s website.

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Thanks to Emma Stone's success in Cabaret, The Roundabout Theater has extended her stay.

It’s no surprise that Stone is staying on in her role as the iconic Fraulein Sally Bowles, for which she’s received rave reviews since replacing Michelle Williams back in November. Stone’s name was originally attached to the production while it was in development, but she had to bow out due to scheduling conflicts. This is Stone’s Broadway debut, but we might be seeing more of her onstage this year, as well as her roles in upcoming projects by Woody Allen and Cameron Crowe.

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Fairies And Goblins Come To Life In George Lucas Animation 'Strange Magic' [Trailer + Pictures]


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Set to captivate audiences of all ages, 'Strange Magic' is the enchanting animated comedy from George Lucas, who may have taken a step back from the big budget adventure blockbusters of 'Indiana Jones' and 'Star Wars', but certainly still has a few tricks up his sleeve.

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With a hilarious cast featuring Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, 'Strange Magic' sees a fairytale land divided into the magical and the mysterious, with the twain never meeting until one fateful day. Suddenly, there seems to be an impending all out war, with both cultures disturbed by the sight of each other and unwilling to accept each other's differences (doesn't sound like such a fantasy land after all, right?). 

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In a magical world of fairies and goblins, two worlds live secluded from each other, with neither knowing of the other's existence. But one day, a beastly creature stumbles out of the forest, causing the fairies to question just what lives in the woods. With the two societies meeting for the first time, hostilities emerge, leading to the kidnapping and ransom of one of the fairies. With all-out war on the horizon, to falls to an elite group of heroes to venture where no fairy has gone before, and prove that perhaps the two races aren't as different on the inside as they are on the outside. 

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Alan Cumming Breaks Silence On Shia LaBeouf's 'Cabaret' Arrest: "He Made A Good Recovery!"


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Back in June, Shia LaBeouf's bizarre behaviour made headlines once again when he was arrested for drunkenly interrupting a performance of Broadway's 'Cabarat,' where he began "acting up" by smoking cigarettes inside the building and grabbing the butts of several actors.

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LaBeouf was arrested for drunkenly disrupting Broadway's 'Cabaret' in June

Over a week ago, for the first time since the incident, the 28 year-old actor explained the events that led up to his arrest while appearing on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.'

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Shia LaBeouf Guilty of Smoking, Yelling at Actors at Broadway Show


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Shia LaBeouf has pleaded guilty to being a general nuisance at a Broadway show in which he lit up cigarettes and yelled at the actors on-stage. LaBeouf's representatives said the former Transformers star had gotten treatment for an alcohol problem since his arrest in June and a judge agreed that if he stays in treatment for three months and out of trouble for six, the case would be dismissed.

Shia LaBeoufShia LaBeouf at the Berlin Film Festival in February

LaBeouf, 28, was watching Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams in a revival of Cabaret when he started lighting up cigarettes, swearing at security guards and shouting at the actors. He shouted "do you know who I am?" when escorted out, according to court papers.

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Shia LaBeouf Won't Be Going To Prison


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Transformers star Shia LaBeouf has pleaded guilty to charges of disorderly conduct filed earlier this year when he interrupted a theatre performance and then resisted removal from the venue. Under the terms of the plea he will avoid jail time or probation, but will have to attend all court appointments and complete a three month treatment programme.

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Labeouf pictured with girlfriend Mia Goth

According to the BBC, LaBeouf was arrested after "smoking, shouting at actors and using abusive language" whilst attempts were made to remove him from the theatre audience. The incident occurred during a performance of hit musical Cabaret in New York, starring Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming. However Scott Gorenstein, the rep for Liza Minnelli, made light of the siutation when he sent a DVD of the 1972 film adaptation of the musical to LaBeouf, telling Us Weekly "I figured he may want to find out how it ends."

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Frasier's 'Niles Crane' Joins Cast of CBS Drama 'The Good Wife'


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In his first television role since the conclusion of Frasier in 2004, David Hyde Pierce - who played Niles Crane - has been cast in the sixth season of CBS drama 'The Good Wife'. Pierce will play a highly respected cable news legal commentator who is "disgusted by the corruption and murder rate in Chicago."

David Hyde PierceDavid Hyde Pierce has tasted success on the stage [Getty/Peter Kramer]

His character decides to do something about the crime-rate and runs for office in order to effect change, according to Variety. 

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Emma Stone May Finally Get That "Cabaret" Gig - Actress In Talks To Replace Michelle Williams In Broadway Revival


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Emma Stone on Broadway is something we’d very much like to see. Recent reports state that this may be happening soon. The Easy A actress is reportedly in talks to replace Michelle Williams in the Broadway revival of Cabaret. After conquering the big screen and thousands of internet folks’ hearts, it looks like Stone is skipping television to move directly into theatre.

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Prepare to have all your entertainment dreams come true.

Stone was being considered for the starring role before the production launched, but Williams was chosen for the part instead. Now Stone might get her chance after all, as The New York Times reports that the star is in talks to replace Williams this fall. The news was officially confirmed by reps for the production soon after.

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Super Exciting Musical News: More A-Listers Added To The Tonys 2014 Line-Up


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Tony’s, Tony’s, Tonyyyy’s! Cue life affirming musical montage.It’s almost TIme for the 2014 Tony Awards! Has it been that long since last year’s? Well, yes. This year’s lineup looks mega promising, so here’s a little rundown of what to expect tonght.

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A decade after his first time hosting, Hugh Jackman returns to fill some big shoes.

This year’s host is Hugh Jackman and while we’ll miss NPH, that beacon of Tony excellence, as a host (don’t worry, he’s still dropping by to perform with the cast of Hedwig and the Angry Itch), Mr. Jackson’s past appearances at the awards are no less a thing to behold. Example:

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