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Elton John Writing Musical

Elton John Writing Musical

Elton John is writing the music for a new stage production.  The legend has tackled the songs for “The Devil Wears Prada” from Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel of the same name.  It was also made into a movie with Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway.  John claims he is a big fan of both the book…

Elton John To Write New Broadway Musical

Elton John To Write New Broadway Musical

Elton John is set to write the musical adaptation of the movie “The Devil Wears Prada” for the Broadway stage.  The story is based off of the best-selling 2003 novel and the hit 2006 movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway, where a young woman at a fashion magazine has to deal with an intolerable…

Elton John Considering Retirement

Elton John Considering Retirement

Elton John is considering retirement.  In a recent interview, John said, “I love playing. My records don’t sell anymore because people have enough Elton John records in their collection. I love making them, but it’s someone else’s turn now.”  The musician has been known to change his mind though.  He previously announced his retirement but…

Sir Elton John Gets Movie Role

Sir Elton John Gets Movie Role

The Kingsman movie franchise is getting a big name guest star.  Sir Elton John announced this week that he will have a part in the second film, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.”  The musician wrote, “It’s been a long time since Tommy. #Kingsman” in a recent Instagram post, referencing his role in The Who’s rock opera. …

Elton John’s Famous Heart Glasses Stolen

Elton John's Famous Heart Glasses Stolen

Somebody’s stolen Elton John’s famous heart-shaped glasses.  TMZ says the shades were lifted from the Rock and Roll Museum in Memphis on Tuesday.  TMZ says the case was locked, and nobody knows how someone got into the display.  They say someone had a tool to jimmy the lock open.  The museum director estimates they’re worth…

Paul McCartney, Elton John, Rod Stewart Headlining VE Day Concert

Paul McCartney, Elton John, Rod Stewart Headlining VE Day Concert

Paul McCartney, Elton John and Rod Stewart are reportedly headlining a concert celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe.  The 1940s-themed concert is scheduled for May 9th at Horse Guards Parade in London.  ABC News Radio says the concert is part of a three-day celebration that includes a service…

Elton John Highest Paid Vegas Performer

Elton John Highest Paid Vegas Performer

Elton John’s “Million Dollar Piano” show is bringing the singer much more money than the title suggests.  He can apparently earn a million dollars in just two nights.  TMZ.com says the rocker is the highest paid performer in Las Vegas, making more than 500-thousand-dollars per concert.  His latest deal with The Colosseum at Caesars Palace…

Elton John Praises Pope At AIDS Foundation Event

Elton John Praises Pope At AIDS Foundation Event

Elton John is calling Pope Francis a “hero” worthy of sainthood.  “The Hollywood Reporter” says the rocker gave his praise to His Holiness at a benefit Tuesday for the Elton John AIDS Foundation.  In addition to discussing the battle against the disease, Elton acknowledged how society has become more accepting of gay marriage — and…

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