Coffee With Goldstar and Hershey Felder

Hershey Felder

Coffee With Goldstar & Hershey Felder

Tune in this Friday at 3pm EST/Noon PST for the next installment of our live video chat series Coffee With Goldstar, where you can ask our celebrity guest any question you want: What’d you have for breakfast? What’s your favorite role of all time? How do you get your hair to do that? Anything.

Answering your questions live on air will be actor, pianist and playwright Hershey Felder. He’s a master at transforming himself into musical icons like George… Read More

Sneak Peek: 8 Hot Broadway Shows Likely to Tour Next Year

From an electrifying revival of The Color Purple to a smash hip-hop musical about Alexander Hamilton, here are today’s Broadway hits that’ll likely tour in 2017.

Hot Broadway Shows 2016

School of Rock
Here’s a mash-up you never imagined: Renowned composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, Evita) joins forces with the creator of Downton Abbey to turn Jack Black flick School of Rock into a Broadway musical. The high-energy show has all the original songs from the movie, plus 14 new songs composed by Webber… Read More

Bringing Psychology and Criminology to the Screen: Film Consultant Jaclynn Robinson Is Inspired By…

Jaclynn Robinson

If you’ve ever wondered how crime dramas create such real-life characters and storylines, then it’s time you met Jaclynn Robinson. Through her company, Nine Muses Productions, she brings psychology and criminology to TV and film. And it all started with a childhood trip to Snow White on Ice.

Tell us about what you do.
I’m a consultant, film producer and humanitarian at heart. My background is in criminology and psychology, so I consult for television shows and films. I owe Spike and G4 a… Read More

Go Like a Pro to Children’s Theater

Children's Theater

Live entertainment is good for kids in so many ways. It aids in language development, increases empathy and creates lasting memories. But the biggest reason of all: It’s magical.

“Every time my kids see a live show, they get pumped-up to put on their own living room performances!” says writer and mom of three Deborah Graff. “Live entertainment makes kids dream big."

To help your kids dream big, we’ve put together these tips for getting the most out of children’s theater.

Childrens Theater Tips
Build Excitement
Part… Read More

A New Holiday All About Live Events? Yes! Here’s the Scoop on Show Day

Show Day

We invented a holiday!

OK, that sounds a bit cooler and crazier than it is. After all, every holiday was at one time or another “invented” — whether inspired by religion (Hanukkah, Christmas), a historic event (Independence Day, Veterans Day), a national hero (MLK Day, Presidents Day) or a noteworthy cause (Labor Day, Earth Day). Even Mother’s Day, often mistaken for a Hallmark holiday, started out as the idea of one person on a mission to unite the mothers of Confederate and Union soldiers.

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Making Spirits Extra-Bright: Where to Catch the Country’s Best Holiday Light Displays

Holiday Lights

Did you know that holiday light displays date back to traditional oil lamps the ancient Babylonians placed around their homestead to ward off demonic winter-sprites?

OK, so we totally made that up. But regardless of its origins, there’s no denying that the over-the-top holiday light display is now a bona fide Yuletide tradition. And in recent years, these bright ‘n’ cheery displays have truly been turned up to 11, with Vegas-style musical accompaniment, synced multi-house mega-displays and… Read More

Broadway’s Telly Leung Is Inspired By…

Telly Leung

Broadway star of Rent, Godspell and now Allegiance with George Takei, Telly Leung (aka Glee’s Dalton Academy Warbler, Wes) shares how live entertainment — and Whitney Houston — inspires him.

Tell us about what you do.
I’m an artist, Broadway and TV actor, singer and recording artist, performer, storyteller, producer and teacher. I know that’s a lots of titles, but I truly feel like I’m equally all of those things. I’ve performed on stages all over the world — Broadway, The Hollywood Bowl… Read More

Coffee With Goldstar & George Takei

George Takei

You know that dinner party game where you go around the table and everyone says what famous person they’d most like to have dinner with? And as people answer, the party doubles in size with imaginary guests like George Clooney, Amy Schumer, Barack Obama and Oprah? (Oh, to be a fly on the wall at that party…)

Well, swap dinner for a cup o’ joe and you’ve got our new live video chat series, Coffee With Goldstar, where you’ll meet Broadway stars and other celebs and get to ask them questions. It… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

Whether you’re at the office counting the minutes till the end of the workday or at home doing last-minute holiday prep, we want to wish you a happy Thanksgiving!

Feed the Hungry

And if you haven’t seen it yet, check out the Thanksgiving Appeal donation page we set up in your area. It’s a fast, easy way to help feed those who might otherwise go without this holiday season. No pressure to donate, but keep in mind: Even $10 helps a lot. We’ve been doing this for a little over 10 years, and it’s amazing how far… Read More

Singer-Songwriter and Broadway Composer Drew Gasparini Is Inspired By…

Drew Gasparini

It’s time to meet another creative powerhouse — singer-songwriter and Broadway composer Drew Gasparini — who tells us how live entertainment inspires him. Known for his unique blend of musical theater and pop, Drew’s written award-winning songs for TV and Broadway, released four albums, shared the stage with Jason Mraz, Third Eye Blind, and the Plain White T’s, and is in a “debaucherous” comedy troupe called The Morons.

Tell us about what you do.
I’m Drew. I’m a musician. I make music. I’m a… Read More