'Diana' the Musical: Everything to Know About the Broadway Show
Start spreading the news — the British royal family is heading to Broadway with the highly anticipated musical Diana. With music and lyrics by theater favorites David Bryan and Joe DiPietro, the show debuted in March 2019 with a limited run at the La Jolla Playhouse in California. It was well received — and extended twice — before closing one month later to continue the workshopping process. Eventually, the musical tribute to Princess Diana was picked up to make its Broadway premiere, setting opening night for late March 2020. Two weeks before the curtain rose, the Great White Way was forced to shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. After more than a year away from the stage, the cast — including leading lady Jeanna de Waal as the late Princess of Wales — are set to return in November 2021. Fans who aren’t able to visit New York City can witness the one-of-a-kind musical on Netflix one month prior to its Broadway opening. With several interpretations of Diana’s story already making headlines — including season 4 of The Crown and Kristen Stewart‘s Spencer — de Waal wanted to give the character her all. “One thing that surprised me about Diana when I was preparing for the role was just the level of vulnerability that she had to endure being 19, being faced with this huge family dynasty and [the] pressure to become a certain person,” the Broadway Weekends founder told Playbill in January 2020.
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Kim Kardashian West's head-to-toe black Balenciaga look was likely the most polarizing outfit worn at the 2021 Met Gala. Whether you loved it or hated it, Kardashian West gave the look her all by rocking the full head mask, t-shirt dress and brand's spandex "pantaleggings" the entire evening — even though she could barely see through it. © Arturo Holmes/MG21/Getty Images The mogul admitted that her completely covered up Met Gala look made it difficult to navigate the red carpet
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians alum's much talked-about ensemble birthed countless memes from the second she hit the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art steps. One of the most viral photos: a shot of the moment when Kendall Jenner first spotted her sister on the red carpet with a baffled look on her face.
Kim Kardashian Says She's 'Not OK' After Son Saint Breaks His Arm: 'Poor Baby'
Kim Kardashian shared a photo of her son Saint, 5 ½, in a cast after he broke his arm in a few places today." the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star wrote alongside the photo. "I'm not ok." © Provided by People kim kardashian/instagram Kardashian West later shared a photo of Saint's arm in an all-black hard cast following his doctor's visit. "Poor baby," she wrote. Kardashian West didn't share the cause of Saint's injury.
In the photo, Jenner, 25, appears perplexed as Kardashian West, 40, stands in front of her with her arms held open wearing the full black Balenciaga look.
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Kardashian West appeared to see the buzz about her look because she posted the meme-worthy pic with her sister and explained what it really felt like walking up the carpet in a full face mask.
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"Kendall was calling my name and I couldn't see who it was but I saw the outline of her sparkly dress ????," Kardashian West said on her Instagram Story.
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While the KKW Beauty mogul was uncharacteristically covered up at this Met Gala, Jenner did the exact opposite. The supermodel attended in a sheer crystal-embellished Givenchy Haute Couture gown worn over a corset bodysuit. A sparkling high-neck choker and retro updo completed the look.
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Meanwhile, Kardashian West caused a stir when she stepped on the red carpet with an unidentified man also covered in head-to-toe black. Many thought the anonymous guest was the star's ex-husband Kanye West, but it was later confirmed that Balenciaga's Creative Director Demna Gvasalia joined her for the evening.
Kim Kardashian Finally Explains Bizarre Met Gala Outfit
Kim Kardashian Finally Explains Bizarre Met Gala OutfitFast forward through the social media frenzy that went down in the 24 hours following fashion’s biggest night, and the 40-year-old Skims founder has finally addressed her interesting outfit.
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"Even though Kanye is not attending tonight, his presence will be felt on the carpet," a source told PEOPLE. "It was Kanye who introduced Kim to Demna and was instrumental in the newly formed relationship between her and Balenciaga." © Provided by People Theo Wargo/Getty
West also supported his ex-wife in embracing her new approach to dressing. "This look on Kim is like a new subculture and fashion statement," the source added. "No logo, no face, but everyone knows it's her. Kanye gave her the courage to push creativity and people's imagination through art. It's the ultimate confidence."
The former couple has worked to maintain a positive and supportive co-parenting relationship post-divorce. Notably, Kardashian West supported her ex-husband's work, bringing their four children to the first two listening parties for West's album, Donda. During West's controversial third listening party in Chicago, Kardashian West shocked fans when the exes seemingly recreated their wedding.
However, Kardashian West has no desire to rekindle their romance.
"It's always been important to Kim to have a good relationship with Kanye. They are not getting back together though. For a long time, Kanye was very upset and disappointed that Kim filed for divorce. She understood why and gave him space," the source said adding that they are now "able to make amicable decisions that benefit the kids."
Supportive Exes! Kanye West Spotted With Kim Kardashian Before Her 'SNL' Debut .
Supportive Exes! Kanye West Spotted With Kim Kardashian Before Her 'SNL' DebutOn Saturday, October 9, Kardashian, 40, walked out of her New York City hotel in a bright pink, full-length coat with matching gloves, which she paired with silver booties and a matching handbag. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians alum’s bright outfit didn’t distract onlookers from spotting her estranged husband, 44, behind her, as seen in photos obtained by E! News.