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Review: 'A Christmas Story Live!' Wasn't Lively Enough

New York Times - 18 Dec 2017
Based on the radio monologuist Jean Shepherd's stories of growing up in a small town outside Chicago in the 1930s, “A Christmas Story” disappeared from theaters quickly, only to find an audience on TV for its honest, funny take on how children process ...
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Colin Hanlon in The Nerd

New Jersey Stage - 24 Apr 2018
Kevin Cahoon directs a cast that includes Ann Harada (TV's Smash), Kate Reinders (Broadway's Wicked and Something Rotten), Zach Shaffer (TV's Six Feet Under, Broadway's A View From The Bridge), Stephen Wallem (Showtime's Nurse Jackie), and Hayden Bercy ...
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Live TV Musicals: How Do They Rate? - 01 Apr 2018
With NBC preparing to air its live TV version of “Jesus Christ Superstar” on Easter Day 2018, we take a look at previous live musicals to see how they performed in the ratings. From the ratings triumph of Carrie Underwood's turn in “The Sound of Music ...
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Poll: Which Musical Should Get a Live TV Adaptation Next?

Variety - 26 Mar 2018
The network came out with a fourth musical, a star-studded “Hairspray Live!,” in 2016. It wasn't long before other networks got in on the action. Fox tried its hand in the genre with “Grease: Live” and found big success, garnering 12.18 million viewers ...
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'Jumanji 3' Release Date Set for Christmas 2019 - 24 Apr 2018
Sometimes, we need to see a sad story play out on the screen, and for those times Netflix has got us covered. The streaming service is chock full of some of the greatest tear-jerkers and tragedies known to man. As great as it is to live vicariously ...
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TV Review: 'A Christmas Story Live' on Fox

Variety - 18 Dec 2017
The kids were all so excited and happy to be there, and it's hard to deny how much effort went into turning the Warner Bros. backlot into a snowy Midwestern landscape. But despite an energetic and dynamic production, Fox's “A Christmas Story Live” was ...
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Bad Robot Taps Fox's Rachel Rusch As SVP Television

Deadline - 04 Apr 2018
Rusch most recently served as VP of Event Series for Fox Broadcasting Company, where she oversaw limited series and live events including Shots Fired, Prison Break, The X-Files, and Wayward Pines, as well as the highly-rated live musical Grease: Live ...
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House featured in 'A Christmas Story' plans to expand

570 News - 12 Apr 2018
CLEVELAND – A Cleveland house known for its appearance in the holiday classic “A Christmas Story” is planning to expand. The owners of the A Christmas Story House have purchased the home next door. WJW-TV reports the next-door property also was ...
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What's the Secret to Making a Great Live TV Musical?

/FILM - 03 Apr 2018
NBC soon made it a yearly tradition: Peter Pan Live! aired in 2014, followed by The Wiz Live! in 2015, and Hairspray Live! in 2016. The network postponed its planned 2017 musical, Bye Bye Birdie, but a competitor picked up the slack. Fox broadcast ...
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Get Ready for A Christmas Story Live! With Our Exclusive Playbill - 17 Dec 2017
Broadway writers Robert Cary (Anything But Love, Ira and Abby) and Jonathan Tolins (Buyer & Cellar, The Last Sunday in June) are co-writers of the live television adaptation. The production includes direction by Scott Ellis (She Loves Me), costumes by ...

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