Odds & Ends: Frozen’s No.1 Problem, Tommy Tune’s Return & More!admin January 18, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Jon Robin Baitz’s Stonewall Movie to Star Jeremy Irvine Tony nominee Jon Robin Baitz, whose play The Substance of Fire is currently running off-Broadway, has penned the script for the film Stonewall. According to Deadline, the star of the movie War Horse, Jeremy Irvine, has been tapped to appear in the film about the 1969 police-raid of the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, which became the flashpoint for the gay rights movement. Radical New Musical The Anthem to Premiere Off-Broadway Hunger Games meets Ayn Rand In the world premiere of The Anthem off-Broadway. Jason Gotay (Spiderman), Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening) and Randy Jones of The Village People will star in the musical, which has a book by Gary Morgenstein, music by Jonnie Rockwell and lyrics by Erik Ransom. Directed by Rachel Klein, the show begins previews on May 20, with opening set for May 29 at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre. Donna Murphy’s Royal Pains Donna Murphy is set to guest star in season six of USA Network’s Royal Pains, which returns this summer with 13 new episodes. The two-time Tony winner will play Berta, a savvy financial representative. View Comments Frozen’s Still No. 1 as Elsa’s Dresses Run Out The Frozen juggernaut rolls on. According to The New York Times, the Disney movie’s soundtrack is the No.1 album for the ninth time this week with sales of 149,000. Meanwhile, parents are getting desperate for Frozen merchandise. Bloomberg reports that since the official Elsa dress is sold out and it’s going to take up to three months to get new ones in stores, originals are hitting the $1,600 mark on EBay. Let’s look on the bright side: at least Halloween’s covered, right? Broadway Legend Tommy Tune Sets Dates for Cafe Carlyle Show Tommy Tune has scheduled dates for his Café Carlyle debut. The nine-time Tony winner’s More Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales will play April 22 through May 3 at the swanky New York hotspot.