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12 hrs ago | CBS Local

John Waters Does The Unthinkable-Hitchhikes Across America

Classic cult-movie director of such hits as Cry-Baby and Hairspray , John Waters called up the CBS-FM Star Phone this morning to talk with Scott Shannon and the Big Show crew about his latest project, a book chronicling his cross-country trek across the U.S. via hitchhiking-yes, hitchhiking! You may be asking, "who the heck hitchhikes anymore," for ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

The Enduring Power Of 'Step Up,' Where Every Problem Can Be Solved By A Dance Off

How many Step Up movies can our fragile Earth sustain? This summer brings us the fifth installment, Step Up All In , with all the trappings you have come to expect from the dance world's version of Fast and Furious : dance battles, rival crews, a big competition with a prize that is conveniently the exact thing all the characters need in their ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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'Peter Pan Live!' casting: Top 10 Christopher Walken films

Christopher Walken is no stranger to the big screen. He is known for his unique acting style and for always performing memorable roles.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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I Am Divine - Movie Review

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Watch Zac Efron And Bear Grylls Rappel Down A Cliff

Zac Efron is the latest celebrity to join NBC's " Running Wild With Bear Grylls ."

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Christina Applegate, Paula Abdul and More Set for Dizzy Feet...

They will be joined by International Emmy Award-winning producer Nigel Lythgoe ; director Adam Shankman ; dancers/choreographers Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp ; and performers including talent from So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With the Stars, the Step Up films, Diavolo Dance, Syncopated Ladies, Ailey II and many others for ... (more)

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Sex, Drugs, Shock and LOL: A Quick and Dirty History of the Raunch-Com

A glob of stray semen is slathered on as impromptu hair gel. A high school flutist describes all the graphic details of her "one time at band camp."

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Alabama Live

'Hairspray' hitting Theatre Tuscaloosa; New York director talks about staging edgy musical...

Diva Hall, Charles Prosser, NorQuina "Q" Rieves, Glen Johnson, La'Porsha Lewis, and Emily Hoppe in Theatre Tuscaloosa's upcoming production of "Hairspray," running July 18-27 in the Bean-Brown Theatre.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Musical 'Hairspray' to continue through July 27

Show times are 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and July 24-26 and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday and July 27 at the theater, 400 South Park Drive.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Forbes.com

Christopher Walken To Star in NBC's Live Rendition of Peter Pan

NBC announced yesterday that legendary actor Christopher Walken has signed on to play Captain Hook in its upcoming rendition of Peter Pan .

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I Am Divine - Movie Review

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

PlayMakers' Summer Youth Conservatory Performs HAIRSPRAY, Now thru 7/20

A cast of young student actors will perform the Tony Award-winning musical "Hairspray" today, July 16-20 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Newsday

Walken to play Hook in TV musical

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Walken is to play Captain Hook in a live TV musical version of Peter Pan, to be broadcast in the US.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

RRT's 'Hairspray' provides more than '60s pop

Theater-goers generally think of "Hairspray: The Musical" as a showcase for sweet, sugary bubblegum pop with a '60s flair.

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Christopher Walken Will Play Captain Hook in NBC's 'Peter Pan' Live Show

Encouraged by the success of The Sound of Music Live! , NBC is getting the pieces together for more live musical telecasts in the near-ish future.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Christopher Walken to play Captain Hook

Walken is a great song-and-dance man who won acclaim for his dramatic roles, including "The Deer Hunter," "Pulp Fiction" and "Catch Me If You Can."

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BroadwayWorld.com

Film, Television, and Theatre Icon Christopher Walken Cast as Captain Hook in NBC's Peter Pan Live

"He's not only one of the most versatile actors in our business, but his love of musicals and uncanny abilities as a dancer make him perfect for stepping into this classic James M. Barrie "We're so happy to reunite with Chris, who starred in our film version of 'Hairspray,'" said "Peter Pan Live!" executive producers Craig Zadan .

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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 7/13/2014

BIG RIVER Tullahoma South Jackson Civic Association 7/11-7/19/2014 Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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I Am Divine

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

CBS Local

'Hairspray' Opens The Little Italy Film Festival, Hon

BALTIMORE - Lights, cameras, action. Thursday night marks the start of the granddaddy of all the Baltimore summer open air film festivals.

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Directed by Adam Shankman

Starring John Travolta and Amanda Bynes

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