Go Behind The Scenes of Marcelo Zarvos’ Score for Julia Roberts’ New Film ‘Wonder’: Exclusive

Alexandra Patsavas served as the music supervisor, bringing in such songs as Bruce Springsteen’s version of “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” (not included on Milan’s soundtrack, also out Friday), The White Stripes’ “We’re Going to be Friends,” Natalie Merchant’s “Wonder” and a new track, “Darker,” …

37 Behind The Scenes Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About “How I Met Your Mother”

1) The characters of Ted, Marshall, and Lily are based on the show’s creators, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, and Thomas’s college sweetheart and wife, Rebecca. 2) Unlike most multi-camera sitcoms, How I Met Your Mother shot episodes over a span of three days as opposed to just one. 3) Another …

World Premiere of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical Opens in Sydney

Muriel’s Wedding has choreography by Andrew Hallsworth, set and costume design by Gabriela Tylesova, lighting design by Trent Suidgeest, sound design by Michael Waters, and video design by David Bergman. Guy Simpson is music supervisor. Orchestrations, arrangements and additional music …

Music For Your Weekend

As a wise man once said, “I love it when a plan comes together.” I didn’t immediately sense a theme amongst my track recommendations for you this week, but I now realize that there is a deeply soulful thread running through all of them. Perfect to get you in the mood for Thanksgiving next week!

Ty Segall – “My Lady’s on Fire”

Ty Segall is one of the most talented (and prolific) songwriters working currently. “My Lady’s On Fire” is his latest addition to the incredibly strong canon he’s built up over the years. Come for the incisive lyrics, stay for the gloriously prominent saxophone.

CCFX – “The One to Wait”

I can’t properly describe what this song does to my emotions, but it hits my pleasure center in a way that makes me wish I’d discovered it long before I finally did.

Martha High – “Mama’s Got a Bag of Her Own”

Legendary “Funky Diva” Martha High’s excellent new record is lovingly titled A Tribute to My Soul Sisters. This standout track embodies that spirit by playfully shifting the narrative of one of her former boss James Brown’s most famous songs.

(Ty Segall photos: Larry Hirshowitz, Kyle Thomas)

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Daveed Diggs Is About to Shine Well Beyond Broadway

That might be enough for many actors—especially one who, after running track at Brown, struggled to find acting work in New York and sometimes slept on the subway—but Diggs is taking his Hamilton hype straight to Hollywood: Beyond serving as executive producer (and music supervisor, of course) …