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Eden Espinosa

Eden Espinosa Will Be Evita in September

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Eden Espinosa

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center will launch its 2016-17 season September 9-18 with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita, created in collaboration with the Franklin-based Studio Tenn Theatre Company.

Eden Espinosa, who has been seen on Broadway in Brooklyn and Wicked, will star in the title role with Ben Crawford as Che.

Evita, which premiered as a two-LP recording starring Julie Covington (Eva) and Colm Wilkinson (Che), features a score by Lloyd Webber (music) and Rice (lyrics). Hal Prince staged both the original London and New York productions of the musical, which made stars of Elaine Paige (in London) and Mandy Patinkin and Patti LuPone (on Broadway). The score…Read More…

Mike Houston

Mike Houston Is On Guard Duty in Netflix’s ‘Orange Is the New Black’ – Season 4

Mike HoustonIf you’re reading this, then I already know that you won’t be getting much sleep this weekend. On June 17th (somewhere supposedly around 3am ET), Season 4 of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black drops.

Enter the new guard, Lee Dixon, played by actor Mike Houston. Immediately upon looking at Mike’s picture with the hat, I fell head over heels. I know – it’s hard to believe that I think Mike is adorable since he is the total opposite of my twink preference, but just look at…Read More…

Robert Knepper

Robert Knepper Joins Cast of ‘Twin Peaks’

robert-knepper2I have learned that Robert Knepper has joined the cast of David Lynch’s upcoming new installment of his groundbreaking 1990 mystery series. The project has been shrouded with secrecy, so noone is commenting but I hear Knepper has been tapped for a recurring role on the new season for Showtime alongside fellow new addition Amanda Seyfried.

The only actor officially confirmed for the new Twin Peaks is…Read More…

Margarita Levieva

Margarita Levieva To Star In HBO Drama Pilot ‘The Deuce’

Margarita in DeuceMargarita Levieva (Revenge) has landed a co-lead opposite James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal in David Simon’s HBO drama pilot The Deuce. Also cast in the project, a narrative set in the Times Square demimonde of the 1970s and ’80s, areLawrence Gilliard Jr. (The Walking Dead) and Dominique Fishback (HBO’s Show Me a Hero).

The Deuce follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed in midtown Manhattan until the rise of HIV, the violence of the cocaine epidemic and…Read More…