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Perez Reviews: Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Little Shop Of Horrors'

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Jake Gyllenhaal may be a big star in Hollywood, but for theatergoers on Thursday night at New York City Center's production of Little Shop Of Horrors, it was all about Ellen Greene.

The actress was reprising her signature role of Audrey, which she originated in the early '80s off-Broadway and also portrayed in the film.

Greene was received like a rock star by the rapt audience, who warmly took to everyone in the cast, including the super talented Taran Killam from Saturday Night Live.

But, what you really want to know is…. Can Jake Gyllenhaal sing????

Well, the answer is HELL YEAH!!!

He was great as Seymour!!!!

Why has he not done more singing????

We hope to see him on Broadway in a musical real soon!

Everybody got to shine in this concert staging, but what was most apparent is that the music by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman is so brilliant and timeless!

This is one of the best musical theater scores of all time!

Howard Ashman was taken from us far too young of AIDS. But his legacy will live on in this show! Because Little Shop Of Horrors is running all over the world and will continue to do so forever and ever!

We LOVE New York City Center and all their programming! Another homerun for them!!!

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EXCLUSIVE! Disney's Live Action Beauty & the Beast WILL Be A Musical — And Emma Watson Can Sing!

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There's about to be something there that wasn't there before — Emma Watson's gorgeous singing voice!

Sources have revealed EXCLUSIVELY to PerezHilton.com that Disney's live action Beauty & The Beast will indeed be a musical!

[ Photos: The First Live Action Beauty & The Beast Cast Photo Is Wonderfully Wacky! ]

The highly anticipated update will reportedly incorporate the songs we know and love, such as Belle (Little Town), Be Our Guest, and of course Tale As Old As Time.

But we're told Alan Menken and Tim Rice will be writing ALL NEW SONGS as well!

We didnt think it was possible, but now we're even more excited!

[Image via WENN.]

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A Mrs. Doubtfire Musical Is Currently In The Works! Uh, Did YOU Ask For This?!?

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Who asked for this film to be turned into a musical? WHO?!?

Regardless of who decided this was a good idea, we're looking at you Disney, Mrs. Doubtfire is now being turned into a musical and we don't really know why.

Sure, the film starring the late Robin Williams is a CLASSIC, but come on!

[ Related: Robin Williams Movie Moments That Made You Cry ]

Anyway, Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, knowing for doing the music for The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and so many more, revealed he's currently working on musical based on Mrs. Doubtfire.

He revealed:

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Newsies Gets An Addams Family Infusion! Watch!

AH-Mazing!!

Watch the cast of The Addams Family 1st National Tour pay homage to the vibrant dreams of Bein' Part of Newsies HERE!

All you have to do is PRESS that PLAY button and your Saturday will be filled with magic and musical theatre!!

Created and directed by Jonathan Ritter, everyone involved in this viral jewel did a SPECTACULAR job!!

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Aladdin Takes Us Over Sideways And Under On A Magic Carpet Ride To… Broadway!

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File this one under "It's about damned time!" LOLz!!

Aladdin is one of our FAVORITE animated features!!

We cried ourselves to sleep night after Arabian night while its Disney siblings were invited to become Broadway babies and Prince Ali was left in the dust!!

We cry no more, friends!

Alan Menken — the Oscar-winning musical producer responsible for a slew of successful Disney-to-stage adaptations — says they're prepping our street rat and his loving Princess (and their monkey!) for a Broadway run!!

What a glorious sigh of relief! It's like a magic genie granted us three wishes!!

The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast might be one jump ahead of Aladdin in terms of stage seniority but we are positive this musical will be epic!

Creators will even incorporate 3D glasses for the Cave of Wonders scene!!

Yes, yes, YES!!!

This whole production is destined to be shining, shimmering, and splendid!

[Image via Disney.]

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Jeremy Jordan & Alan Menken Dream Of Santa Fe In Studio!

Wondrous Newsies, everyone!

Jeremy Jordan and legendary composer Alan Menken recently engaged in some ear-pleasing studio love when recording the beautiful, pining tune Santa Fe from Disney's Newsies.

Tony Nominee Jer Bear currently stars as Jack Kelly in the broadway version of the 1992 film, and was JUST cast in theatrical TV show SMASH's second season!

Ohhhh we ADORE Jeremy, his voice is SO Disney prince!

So like, when Disney brings Aladdin to Broadway, he's gonna play the lead across from Nicole Scherzinger's Jasmine…

RIGHT?!

(Just putting it out there!)

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Newsies Takes Home The 2012 Tony For Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre!

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We just have to say it is SO good to see Sheryl Crow looking so gorgeous and healthy!

But at the 2012 Tony Awards, the singer took a back seat as a presenter for the Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre, and it was Alan Menken and Jack Feldman who won for the music and lyrics of Newsies!

Wonderful wonderful!

Definitely one of our faves, so we're delighted to see them be honored for their work on it!

Congrats!

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