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  1. trailer mix
    The Crown Season 4 Trailer: It’s the Queen vs. Thatcher vs. DianaHoo, this looks good.
  2. vulture festival 2020
    Rachel Bloom Admits to Her Fifth-Grade Bully That She Was in Love With HimThat’s “very obvious” in retrospect.
  3. the undoing
    Nicole Kidman Does in Fact Sing Over The Undoing CreditsWith a little help from Keith Urban.
  4. chat room
    Marielle Heller on What the Constitution Means to Me and The Queen’s GambitThe actor-writer-director has two very different new projects in very different media.
  5. making moves
    How The Queen’s Gambit Made Its Chess Scenes Believable and ExcitingBreaking down what went into distinguishing the series’ many matches from one another and from all other onscreen portrayals of the game.
  6. theater
    David Byrne and Heidi Schreck, in ConversationThe creators of American Utopia and What the Constitution Means to Me on the links between their filmed Broadway shows.
  7. trailer mix
    Christmas on the Square Trailer: Starring Dolly and Christine Ba-humbug-aranskiPremiering November 22.
  8. trailer mix
    The Prom Trailer: Meryl Brings Tolerance and Tonys to a Small Town by ForcePremiering on Netflix December 11.
  9. social distance
    At Home, From a Distance, With Dylan and Becky Ann BakerAmerica’s most reliable character-actor couple talk acting as their own crew for Social Distance.
  10. casting
    Dominic West, Professional Cad, Reportedly in Talks to Play Charles on The CrownWhat funny, infidelity-related timing!
  11. regional theater
    Diane Warren Wrote a Musical Around Stories of Sexual Harassment in HollywoodLouisette Geiss, a Weinstein accuser, co-wrote the book of The Right Girl.
  12. tony awards
    6 Takeaways From the Erratic 2020 Tony Award NominationsCongrats to Jagged Little Pill! Sorry to The Lightning Thief.
  13. broadway
    Here Are the Nominees for the Ever-Mysterious 2020 Tony AwardsJagged Little Pill and Slave Play lead the races.
  14. trailer mix
    Soul Trailer: Pixar Cues Up Your Next Existential CrisisFrom Pete Docter, of Inside Out.
  15. hillbilly elegy
    Hillbilly Elegy Trailer: Real America Is Glenn Close and Amy Adams Shout-CryingComing to Netflix November 24.
  16. tina fey
    Emily in Paris’s Ashley Park Joins Tina Fey’s Streaming Comedy Girl-GroupThe rest of the cast includes Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps.
  17. broadway
    Broadway Shutdown Extended Through May 2021 Due to COVID-19The Music Man and MJ have already announced new dates.
  18. tony awards
    Tony Awards to Announce Nominations Next Week and Hold Ceremony Who Knows WhenA date for the digital ceremony has still not been announced.
  19. trailer mix
    Dickinson Season Two Teaser: Emily Dickinson, Classic SagittariusReturning to AppleTV+ on January 8.
  20. theater
    Broadway Stars and Their Face Shields Hold Surprise Performance in Times SquareFace shield or not, you can’t hide Bernadette’s hair.
  21. like water for chocolate
    Like Water for Chocolate Book Sequels and Musical Are Getting CookedAuthor Laura Esquivel is continuing the story.
  22. first looks
    Behold Actual Angel Dolly Parton in Netflix’s Christmas on the SquareDolly will be changing Christine Baranski’s heart this Christmas.
  23. trailer mix
    What the Constitution Means to Me Trailer: Heidi Schreck’s Play Comes to AmazonPremiering October 16.
  24. chat room
    Ashley Park Brings Her Broadway Background and Fashion Sense to Emily in ParisPlus, where Mindy falls within the Sex and the City best-friend framework.
  25. emily in paris
    Emily in Paris’s Hot Chef Lucas Bravo Has a Sous-chef PastAnd yes, he has heard the Armie Hammer comparisons, thank you very much.
  26. trailer mix
    The Witches Trailer: Something Wicked This Way Comes Straight to HBO MaxStreaming on October 22.
  27. don't tell mother
    All the Parenting Decisions on Raised by Wolves I Simply Cannot EndorseDon’t feed your children radioactive tubers!
  28. pen15
    PEN15’s Dylan Gage Was Happy to Go All-in on Gabe’s StorylineAnd he’s still trying to get his friends to watch the Hulu series.
  29. cough.... cough
    Imagine Nicole Kidman Casually Doing Her Moulin Rouge! Death in Front of You“Just, like, in between takes. She did the whole bit — with the cough.”
  30. livestreams
    You Can Spend 12 Hours Watching The Third Day Livestream If You So DareFlorence Welch will be there!
  31. chat room
    Overlook The Boys in the Band’s Robin de Jesús at Your Own Risk“I’m not gonna worry about being liked. Cisgender white folks get to be messy and they’re still entitled to empathy.”
  32. theater
    Glenn Close Playing Roy Cohn in a Virtual Angels in America Benefit PerformanceLive on YouTube on October 8.
  33. chat room
    The Boys’s Aya Cash on the ‘Complicated Decision’ to Play Stormfront“There are these people who are spewing hatred, but it’s wrapped in this cute, smart, almost punk type of thing.”
  34. trailer mix
    The Queen’s Gambit Trailer: Anya Taylor-Joy Is a Troubled Chess ProdigyComing to Netflix October 23.
  35. covid-19
    The Metropolitan Opera Won’t Return Until Fall 2021The organization canceled the remainder of its 2020–2021 season.
  36. trailer mix
    Over the Moon Trailer: Netflix Gets In on a Heartwarming Animated Dead-Mom MovieRocketing to you October 23.
  37. emmys 2020
    The Highs, Lows, and Hmms of the Mostly At-Home EmmysCongrats to the rich white TV families of the world.
  38. emmys 2020
    Can You Spot Actual Jason Bateman Hiding Among the Cardboard Emmys Audience?The world’s easiest game of Where’s Waldo?
  39. theater
    What the Constitution Means to Me Film Coming to Amazon in OctoberDirected by Marielle Heller.
  40. origin stories
    How a 25-Year-Old Film School Grad’s Spec Script Became RatchedEvan Romansky explains how his nurse Ratched origin story wound up in the Ryan Murphyverse and how it changed along the way.
  41. trailer mix
    The Nest Trailer Stars Jude Law, Carrie Coon, and Some Very Icy GlaresComing to theaters September 18 and on VOD on November 17.
  42. miscast
    Watch Ingrid Michaelson and Lauren Ridloff Sing and Sign ‘You Will Be Found’“If you did it literally and signed the exact English words, it loses the depth and complexity of meaning.”
  43. west end
    Some West End Musicals, Including Six, Plan to Return in NovemberFor an 11-week run starting November 14.
  44. theater
    Ben Brantley Leaves the New York Times After 24 Years As Chief Theater CriticHe said the pandemic marked “a good moment to slip out the door.”
  45. billing order
    Trying to Understand Dune’s Spicy CreditsThirteen names, in a wonderfully scrambled order, with two “with”s and an “and”!
  46. trailer mix
    Rebecca Trailer: Armie Hammer and Lily James Do Daphne Once MaurierRebecca goes back to Manderley again (again) on October 21.
  47. steep dives
    The Best Parts of Christopher Nolan Movies Are All the Dainty Snacks and DrinksPour yourself a cuppa and ponder this.
  48. music videos
    What’s This Mulan Song Christina Aguilera Is Singing That’s Not ‘Reflection’?In addition to “Loyal Brave True,” XTina also rerecorded “Reflection.”
  49. fall preview 2020
    47 New and Returning Shows to Watch This FallAnd here you thought there would be no new TV to watch …
  50. trailer mix
    We Are Who We Are Trailer: Living, Loving, Brooding on a Military Base in ItalyThe eight-episode limited series from director Luca Guadagnino debuts on September 14.
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