Theater & Dance


Aced A 'Footloose' Dance-Off During Quarantine

The explosive third season of Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy kicked off on June 22 the old-fashioned way: an all-out dance battle between the titular class and their rivals from the Sparrow Academy, all of whom busted moves to Kenny Loggins’s classic hit “Footloose.” And in a behind-the-scenes clip shared with MTV News on Friday (June 24), the cast revealed how much they enjoyed learning the movements to the song that has soundtracked many a montage.

Bride dances with cardboard cutout of late mom in touching video

A video has gone viral of the touching moment a bride danced with a cardboard cutout of her late mother on her wedding day. Natalie Mulcahy’s mother, Linda Thomas, died in January 2021 after a two-year battle with cancer. She was 67. The bride, 27, from Hertfordshire, England, wanted to find a way to honor her mother on her special day, so the family brought along a life-size cardboard cutout of their matriarch. Natalie married Carl Mulcahy in Cyprus this month. Video of the ceremony shows the bride stepping onto the dance floor with her dad, Colin Thomas, 69, for the father-daughter...

Anti-Abortion Teens Dance as Women Lose Their Right to Choose

Click here to read the full article. Women wailed outside the Supreme Court while teenagers next to them started a dance party. At the moment the growing crowd learned six justices had overturned Roe v. Wade, it was impossible to tell if the din echoing off the high court’s marble was cheers or screams. As it turns out, it was both. Both defenders of abortion rights and their detractors had found their way here at the moment the justices handed down their decision in Dobbs vs. Jackson’s Women Health, reversing 50 years of legal precedent that protected a woman’s right to...

Henry Winkler won’t dance to songs with the ‘F-word’ on TikTok

Henry Winkler’s one rule before reluctantly agreeing to dancing on TikTok with his grandkids was simple: No F-word. “I am only a TikTok star because my granddaughter India said, ‘Papa, you have to make a video,'” the “Barry” actor, who has six grandchildren, tells Page Six about his newest job title. One of his other granddaughters, Lulu, was in charge of music selection and that’s where “Papa” put his foot down. “We threw a lot of songs out because I said, ‘I cannot have the word f–k in the music,” he explains. “That’s it, I don’t have a lot of requests but that’s...

Broadway’s ‘American Buffalo’ Will Require Audience Masking Until July 10 Closing

Click here to read the full article. The Broadway revival of American Buffalo, performed at the in-the-round Circle in the Square Theatre, will continue to require audience masking through July 10, the production’s closing date. In a statement released today, producers said, “Due to the close proximity of the audience to the actors as a result of the intimate size of the theater and the staging in the round, the production will continue to mandate audiences to wear masks in this space, despite the recent industry announcement of masking-optional across other Broadway theaters beginning July 1st.” Earlier this week, the Broadway League,...

True Thompson, 4, & Stormi Webster, 4, Do The ‘Cutest Dance’ With Firefighters In New Video

True Thompson and Stormi Webster are on a mission to make sure firefighters know they’re appreciated! The famously adorable cousins, both four, take ice cream to Fire station 125 a few times a year, according to True’s mama Khloe Kardashian, 37. And their latest visit resulted in a dance video with the “brave” firefighters that’s almost too cute to handle! Khloe took to Instagram on Friday to share a post detailing their most recent visit to 125.

The Umbrella Academy Stars Break Down Season 3's Epic Footloose Scene

Minor spoilers for episode 3.01 of The Umbrella Academy follow! It's been two year since season two of The Umbrella Academy debuted on Netflix and the third season has finally arrived this week. Though there is a lot to react to in the new batch of episodes, the "Footloose" dance sequence that takes place in the first 8 minutes of the season premiere is one that many fans haven't stopped talked about since it picked up from the massive cliffhanger that has been lingering for some time. Speaking in some exclusive interviews with, the cast and crew of the series revealed to us how it all came together and the amount of preparation that happened under very stressful circumstances.

First Spin: The Week’s Best New Dance Tracks From Empress Of, Diplo & bbno$, Skream & Jackmaster & More

Click here to read the full article. This week in dance music: Domino Records agreed to pay Four Tet a 50% royalty on streaming and downloads after a years-long dispute, we ran down the seven dance music producers on Drake’s surprise house album, we spoke with Andy Butler of Hercules & Love Affair, we re-lived Splash House 2022 with exclusive festival sets from J. Worra, Channel Tres, Gene Farris and more, we caught up with U.K. producer Darren Tate and Above & Beyond’s Jono Grant about their new album as JODA, we spoke with pioneering club director Steve Adelman about...

DJ White Shadow and DJ Drew – Just the Way You Are

With a Grammy on his shelf, and a new residency at Miami’s storied E11even under his belt, DJ White Shadow teams up with LA’s DJ Drew for a 2022 disco-pop reboot of a cult classic, just in time for pool party season. Retaining the infectious charm of the...