Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Fosse (book review) by Wendy Caster

Bob Fosse was talented, driven, kind, nasty, dedicated, unfaithful, brilliant, limited, addicted, and unhappy. By all accounts, he was also charismatic, seductive, and a great lay. Since the…

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Family Planning – Colony Theatre by Abe

The Colony Theatre Company, Burbank, California; Opening Night: July 12, 2014; Playwright: Michelle Kholos Brooks; Director: Cameron Watson; Producer: Barbara Beckley; Starring: Christina Pi…

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Estelle Parsons to Star in Palm Beach Dramaworks' MY OLD LADY this Winter by BroadwayWorld

Estelle Parsons, a theatre legend whose illustrious stage career spans six decades, will play a 92-year-old French matron in Palm Beach Dramaworks' production of My Old Lady by Israel Horovi…

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Chita Rivera: I Would Never Leave You & One Legged Tango from "The Visit" by Chitariveravideos

Chita Rivera: I Would Never Leave You & One Legged Tango from "The Visit" As Clare's manipulation of the people of Brachen becomes apparent, her entourage (two blind eunuc…

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Encore: Lesley Currier

Interviewed by David Templeton Lesley Currier, managing director of Marin Shakespeare Company, grew up outside of Washington, DC. In 1989, with her husband Robert Currier, she tackled the d…

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Mario Cantone Dances the Night Away with the Off-Broadway Cast of Here Lies Love by Lindsay Champion

Stage and screen funny guy Mario Cantone got into the groove on July 18! He spent the evening at Here Lies Love, the off-Broadway disco-dancing musical about the life of Filipina First …

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Mozart Minute: Ann Kim by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Mozart Minute: Ann Kim Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra cellist Ann Kim reveals how in Mozart's music, "the real is action is in the silent moments." Meet other members of th…

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Obesity by John Simon

One of the worst things a person can be is stupid. Stupidity is one of the greatest conceivable evils. Yet it isn’t a sin at all. It is something no-one, with the exception of  noveli…

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Theater Review: ‘They Call Me Q,’ Qurrat Ann Kadwani’s Solo Show by Ken Jaworowski

In Qurrat Ann Kadwani’s solo show, “They Call Me Q,” a girl from India moves with her family to the Bronx and wants desperately to fit in.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

VIDEO: Cory Monteith's Mother Breaks Silence on Son's Death: 'The Loss Is Horrendous' by TV News Desk

In an exclusive interview with ABC, Ann McGregor, mother of the late GLEE star Cory Monteith, speaks out for the first time since her son's drug overdose one year ago.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

STAGE TUBE: Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind' with Ann Hampton Callaway by Stage Tube

In honor of his upcoming show, Deconstructing Broadway which plays at the Leicester Square Theatre on August 10, Broadway favorite Seth Rudetsky will be releasing one of his famous Deconstru…

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Odds & Ends: Zachary Quinto Will Star Opposite James Franco, Annie Potts' Steel Magnolias & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Zachary Quinto Will Star Opposite James Franco Broadway alum Zachary Quinto will star alongside Of Mice and Men’s J…

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Odds & Ends: Zachary Quinto Will Star Opposite James Franco, Annie Potter's Steel Magnolias & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Zachary Quinto Will Star Opposite James Franco Broadway alum Zachary Quinto will star alongside Of Mice and Men’s J…

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Annie Potts, Becky Ann Baker, Mary Pat Gleason & More to Star in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS this Fall by BroadwayWorld

The Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming production of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS. The quintessential story of family and friendship, this mov…

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Put on Your Ballet Shoes! Ollie Jochim Joins West End Cast of Billy Elliot by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The West End has a new ballet boy! Ollie Jochim will start performances as Billy in Billy Elliot on July 14 at the Victoria Palace Theatre. He becomes the 75th boy to perform the role worldw…

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Joe Iconis, Jenny Ashman & More Lead York's Developmental Reading of New Musical FALLING FOR MAKE BELIEVE Today by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company, and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the New York premiere of the new musical, Falling for Make Believe, written by Mark Saltzman with music…

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Anthony Rapp Out of If/Then For Knee Surgery; Curtis Holbrook Steps In by Imogen Lloyd Webber

A spokesperson for If/Then has confirmed that Anthony Rapp has had to temporarily depart the Broadway production to recuperate from surgery. Curtis Holbrook will be perfo…

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

CINDERELLA Set For 50th Anniversary DVD Special Edition, Out 9/9 by Pat Cerasaro

A 50th anniversary edition of the celebrated 1965 telecast of Rodgers amp Hammerstein's beloved musical CINDERELLA starring Lesley Ann Warren is set for DVD release this September according …

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Photo Flash: Tituss Burgess, Spencer Liff and More at Broadway Dreams Foundation's 'TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT' in LA by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway Dreams Foundation BDF presented TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT Defining EXTRA-Ordinary, a unique Broadway concert event with performances by Broadway's brightest and California's rising s…

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MULTI-PLATINUM SELLING & TONY NOMINATED SINGER/SONGWRITER ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY RELEASES QUINTESSENTIAL TRIBUTE TO SARAH VAUGHAN by Michael Roberts

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Ann Hampton Callaway to Release New Album FROM SASSY TO DIVINE: THE SARAH VAUGHAN PROJECT, 9/16 by BroadwayWorld

On September 16, 2014, Shanachie Entertainment will release the highly anticipated tribute album From Sassy to Divine The Sarah Vaughan Project.

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Theater Talk Here Lies Love & Requiem 2014 by Theater Talk

Theater Talk Here Lies Love & Requiem 2014 Original tape date: June 9, 2014. First aired: June 28, 2014. We focus on the new show "Here Lies Love," at The Public Theater…

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Give Our People a Break! Watch Ruthie Ann Miles & Conrad Ricamora Perform a Number from Here Lies Love by Ryan McPhee

Nothing like an in-office dance workout on a Monday afternoon! Ruthie Ann Miles, Conrad Ricamora and the cast of Here Lies Love stopped by MyFoxNY to discuss and perform a number from the mu…

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Look Out! Tony Nominee Nancy Opel Is Cinderella's Newest Madame on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

There’s a new step-mama in town! Tony nominee Nancy Opel begins performances as Madame in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella on June 30. She takes over for The Nanny icon Fran …

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Spotlight On...Sue Loncar by Michael Block

Name: Sue LoncarHometown: Houston, TXEducation: BA in English with Speech Minor from University of Houston.Select Credits: Lu Ann in Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander, Jessie May in Trip to …

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Review: Sibling Revelry by Rowan James

As the Adelaide Cabaret Festival approached its finale for 2014, two highly anticipated stars (both of whom had individually dazzled Adelaide audiences in previous festivals), were preparing…

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Highlights From Broadway-Bound Sting Musical The Last Ship

The pre-Broadway premiere of The Last Ship, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy winner Sting — inspired by the songwriter's own childhood — of…

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Cast of HERE LIES LOVE Set for THEATER TALK this Weekend by TV News Desk

The newest THEATER TALK celebrates Here Lies Love, the audience-immersive poperetta at The Public, with composerlyricist David Byrne, and the show's two stars, Jose Llana and Ruthie Ann Mile…

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Friday, June 20, 2014

The 2013 - 2014 Box Office Final Summarry by JK

#1The numbers are in, and the 2013 - 2014 Broadway season showed gains in all three indicators (attendance, grosses and playing weeks)  For more about the record books, click HERE.…

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Why We Do Theater in Trucks by HowlRound

By Jean Ann Douglass, Eric John Meyer. There is much that can be done in a truck that cannot be done in a conventional theater—and vice versa. The shows we create for a truck will forever …

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'When We Were Young and Unafraid' - Four Sides of the Women's Movement - Circa 1972 by Andy Propst

Zoe Kazan in When We Were Young and Unafraid (©Joan Marcus) The times, they are a-changin', in Sarah Treem's new play When We Were Young and Unafraid, which opened last night at City …

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