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Cate isn't bothered

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 21, 2016 18:51:39 October 21, 2016 18:51:39
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Cate Blanchett is in Paris today for the Armani show. She is an ambassador for the brand and has long been one of the designer's favourites. Here she is earlier this week in New York. She'll be on Broadway for the first time in The Present - previews begin in December and the play was adapted by Cate's husband, Andrew Upton, from Chekhov's Platanov. Full Story

Six Degrees of….Allison Janney?

Duana Posted by Duana at October 20, 2016 15:05:34 October 20, 2016 15:05:34
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Amanda Edwards/ Albert L. Ortega/ Michael Tran/ gotpap/ Bauer-Griffin/ Getty Images

If there is anyone in the world who doesn’t love Allison Janney, I don’t know about it or they have been sent into deep, deep hiding. Everyone loves her—because she can do everything. Full Story

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Hamilton at the Tony Awards

Duana Posted by Duana at June 13, 2016 18:40:47 June 13, 2016 18:40:47
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Kevin Mazur/ Theo Wargo/ Mike Coppola/ Dimitrios Kambouris/ Bruce Glikas/ Getty Images

“I am inimitable, I am an original” You could be forgiven if you felt a little overwhelmed by the amount of Hamilton coverage lately. It’s so ubiquitous because Lin-Manuel Miranda and the show Hamilton are at once separate entities and inextricably linked.  Miranda won two Tonys personally last night, Best Score and Best Book, that are both incredibly deserved. Full Story

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The Color Purple at the Tonys

Duana Posted by Duana at June 13, 2016 16:08:32 June 13, 2016 16:08:32
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D Dipasupil/ Cindy Ord/ Theo Wargo/ Ben Gabbe/ Mike Coppola/ Getty Images

“I’m Beautiful, And I’m Here” People swear that you have to see Hamilton. People brag about their tickets, about their transformative experiences about the show. They refer to Lin-Manuel Miranda by his first syllable, they unearth obscure references in even the less-celebrated songs, and wave their merch around, even if they’ve never actually seen the show. Full Story

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The Tony Awards Measures In Love

Duana Posted by Duana at June 13, 2016 14:29:13 June 13, 2016 14:29:13
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Kevin Mazur/ Bryan Bedder/ Walter McBride/ Jim Spellman/ Theo Wargo/ Dimitrios Kambouris/ Getty Images

It would have been a great show regardless. These are show people, so they put on a show, they prepare their speeches, prepare to belt their performances. The energy of live theatre beats in the blood of people who do it every day, and somehow they reproduce that energy in us. That’s just day-to-day Broadway. Full Story

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child (the first part) began previews in London last night. Not going to lie. I feel… Left out! Am I having a suck attack? (This is my friend Lara’s expression and it’s the best.  Read Full Intro

Jennifer Hudson Reacts to Tony snub

Duana Posted by Duana at May 4, 2016 16:56:53 May 4, 2016 16:56:53
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Karwai Tang/ George Pimentel/ Mark Sagliocco/ Venturelli/ Rabbani and Solimene Photography/ Getty Images

The story at the Tony Awards was never going to be Hamilton, because that was always going to be the story. Yeah, 16 nominations is a lot, but the show has probably been the most mentioned piece of art in the last twelve months, by an exponential amount. That was never THE story. Instead, I said to Lainey, the story will come from the snubs. Full Story

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Wrong Side of History

Duana Posted by Duana at March 31, 2016 14:58:06 March 31, 2016 14:58:06
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You know how, when everyone really likes a thing, someone gets jealous or sick of how well that thing is doing, and there’s a backlash? Jennifer Lawrence, Scandal, Paleo? Well, someone decided it was time for a Hamilton backlash—except they really picked the wrong battle. The open call for the upcoming Chicago/London/touring productions of the show calls for “Non-White Men and Women, ages 20s to 30s Full Story