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Michael Riedel

  1. smash
    Smash’s ‘Napoleonic Little Nazi’ Michael Riedel on Getting Name-Checked in the Premiere and His Upcoming Cameo“To be perfectly arrogant about it, I don’t think you can do a TV show about the Broadway world without including a powerful and notorious Broadway gossip columnist.”
  2. tony race 2011
    Samuel L. Jackson to Maybe Play MLK on BroadwayHe’s in town this week to read for the lead role in a new play on Martin Luther King Jr.
  3. broadway
    Which Still-Occupied Broadway Theater Should Hedwig Squat In?’Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ is coming to Broadway this fall.
  4. drama
    Bebe Neuwirth Angry About Reduced Addams Family Role, Says SatanNathan Lane: “Michael Riedel — or as I like to call him, Rosemary’s Baby.”
  5. spider-man
    Can Bono Save the Spider-Man Musical?He may be its only hope!
  6. awesome
    Will Mandy Patinkin Run Amok on Broadway?Michael Riedel says Patinkin is campaigning for a role in the upcoming revival of ‘La Cage aux Folles.’ We hope he gets it, since he’s nuts.
  7. off broadway
    Why Won’t the Cast of West Side Story Come to Work?Michael Riedel says that poor 91-year-old director Arthur Laurents was forced last week to yell at his actors about skipping performances.
  8. disasters
    Spider-Man Musical: Dead?Last week, the show was put on “hiatus.” Now they’re releasing actors from contracts.
  9. drama
    Barred From Voting for Tonys, Post Theater Columnist Unveils Plan to ‘Break Broadway’s Neck’The ‘Post’ theater columnist will have his revenge.
  10. baseless speculation
    So, Who Should Play Reagan on Broadway?Wouldn’t Nathan Lane be perfect for this?
  11. drama
    What Is Legally Blonde Doing at the Tonys?Important awards like Revival of a Play will be cut in favor of a performance by Elle Woods.
  12. waiting
    Waiting for Confirmation That Nathan Lane Will Star in ‘Waiting for Godot’Michael Riedel says Lane will play Estragon to Bill Irwin’s Vladimir.
  13. awesome
    Makers of $40 Million ‘Spider-Man: The Musical’ Also Undeterred by Economic ApocalypseIt’s now ‘the most expensive production in theater history.’
  14. the take
    Will ‘The Country Girl’ Be a Hit or a Flop? Either Way, Michael Riedel’s CoveredRiedel, happily for the rest of us, is one of the few entertainment writers who just puts into print the stuff everyone is talking about.
  15. apropos of nothing
    So Who Are the New York Theater Personalities in ‘Yellow Face’?Michael Riedel made the cut. Did you?
  16. countdown
    Patti LuPone’s ‘Gypsy’ Heading to Broadway?Talks are reportedly under way to bring Arthur Laurents’s revival of Gypsy, starring Patti LuPone, to the St. James this spring.
  17. apropos of nothing
    Oh, Mandy, You Came and You Quit Your TV Show Without an ExplanationIt’s been a few days since Mandy Patinkin suddenly quit his role on the CBS hit Criminal Minds citing “creative differences,” and we still have no idea what those differences were.