Artist Ted Nasmith is in the process of recording a CD which will include songs such as River Daughter and Leaving the Shire. You can read further details at his website here.
Have you ever wondered when your favorite stars from Lord of the Rings will be on TV? Now you can know! The CoE TV Guide will list almost all of the shows featuring actors and actresses from Lord of the Rings, and what channel their show will be on (US only).
Times this week are shown in GMT. Remember to subtract five hours from the times listed to find the showtimes in EST. I apologize for the confusion.
At globeandmail.com Peter Darling, choreographer for the stage version of The Lord of the Rings, talks about his work on the show. There are also some quotes about the physical demands of the show from the actors, including Dion Johnson, who in the role of Boromir “must run, duck and dodge while wearing three-inch heels”.
In an interview at TheStar.com Saul Zaentz, owner of the screen, stage and video game rights to LotR gives his reactions to the stage version of The Lord of the Rings and talks about how the highlight for him was the appearance of Shelob.
Stuff.co.nz report that Te Papa has spent $125,000 on a World War I plane engine for Peter Jackson. The New Zealand museum will now be able to put on the Lord of the Rings exhibition for a 18 week run starting in April and there will also be a 12 week run at another, yet to be announced, venue.
Sideshow Collectibles has announced the latest addition to their collection of 12-inch figures of LotR characters, Legolas Greenleaf as portrayed by Orlando Bloom. Product features and an image gallery can be viewed at the above website.
On 20th July, at Embarcadero Marina Park South, The San Diego Symphony Summer Pops will present the local premiere of Howard Shore’s The Lord of the Rings Symphony. There’s further information about this event here.