Friday, July 18, 2014

Spotlight On...Taylor Ferrera by Michael Block

Name: Taylor Ferrera
Hometown: Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Education: BFA Acting from WVU
Favorite Credits: Portia in Cinderella; Emma Goldman in TintypesWhy theater?: It’s the best…

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Friday, July 11, 2014

BWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST (Original Cast Recording) is Addictive and Clever by David Clarke

Last summer, The Public Theater, Michael Friedman, and Alex Timbers reunited to gift New York City with a free production of LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Li…

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Spotlight On...Danielle Dresden by Michael Block

Name: Danielle DresdenHometown: I consider Stony Brook, NY, my hometown.  Born in Kansas, I currently live in Madison, Wisconsin.Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison, a couple of …

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Modern Family's Sarah Hyland, Benjamin Walker & More Join Hair at the Hollywood Bowl by Ryan McPhee

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, Broadway alum Benjamin Walker and three-time Tony nominee Kevin Chamberlin will let the sunshine in in the Hollywood Bowl's mounting of Hair this summer.…

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Theater: "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” at Minneapolis Music Theatre

“Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” scalds all sides in a blunt and clattering satire of populism and politics.

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Minneapolis Musical Theatre at the New Century Theatre by Erin Nagel

What do you get when you mix emo-rock music, the early 19th century and an egotistical President? Minneapolis Musical Theatre’s production of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON currently pla…

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Friday, June 6, 2014

New Native Theatre Allies to Protest Minneapolis Musical Theatre's Production of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON by Jillian Gaier

A Facebook event organized by New Native Theatre founder Rhiana Yazzie calls all local residents to protest Minneapolis Musical Theatre's production of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON at New Ce…

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Theater: 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson' by Minneapolis Musical Theatre

The seventh U.S. president is skewered, along with history, in a controversial musical that has angered American Indians.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Kristine Nielsen Will Join James Earl Jones in You Can't Take It With You, Featuring Music by Jason Robert Brown by Ryan McPhee

Kristine Nielsen will join the previously announced Tony winner James Earl Jones in the Broadway revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama You Can&rsquo…

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A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Elizabeth Wollman

When it opened in November, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder got some of the best reviews of the season. Which is especially nice because it is a small, old-fashioned musical with no s…

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

‘Carrie’ musical the right fit for Bailiwick Chicago

Carrie White, the telekinetic-empowered teen protagonist from Stephen King’s iconic novel, is coming to Chicago seeking musical redemption. Bailiwick Chicago is no stranger to edgy theater…

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Friday, May 23, 2014

Some Thoughts on "The 43 Best Musicals Since 2000" by JK

#1 - Next to NormalIt is hard to believe that we are 14 seasons into the 2000's!  And it is even more hard to believe just how many notable - and some even great - musicals there h…

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

‘A Quick 5′ with Emily Young by Elliot Lanes

Emily Young is currently onstage at Folger Theatre as part of Fiasco Theatre’s production of  The Two Gentleman of Verona in the roles of Lucetta and Sylvia . She was seen on Broadw…

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Monday, April 21, 2014

First Look at 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' by Broadway's Best Shows

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder is "THE NEW UNDISPUTED KING OF MUSICAL COMEDY!" (Time Out New York) Broadway's knock-'em-dead hit tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant …

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Broadway Theater Review: Rocky by Lauren Yarger

Margo Seibert and Andy Karl. Photo:Matthew MurphyStage Adaptation of Rocky Packs a Knockout PunchBy Lauren YargerRocky the musical? If you are a fan of the 1976 movie starring Sylvester Stal…

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Exclusive: Drowsy Chaperone Rehearsals by David Allen

Prepare ye, for the return of Squabbalogic is upon us! In 2013 this bold young production company reminded the Sydney music theatre scene just what the words “game changing” mean…

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ at The Highwood Theatre by Joel Markowitz

Who is the man on the twenty-dollar bill? The Highwood Theatre answers that question with Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson to the beat of some catchy rock music. Alex Timbers wrote the book and …

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New Tony Nominations Rule: What If...? by JK

You've probably read about the new rule adopted by the Tony Awards Administration Committee regarding the number of nominees in the four major categories.  Simply, it states that if nin…

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Friday, February 28, 2014

Interview with the Cast and Directors of ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ at The Highwood Theatre by Kevin Kearney by Guest Author

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson is The Highwood’s Theatre‘s first mixed-cast production, featuring professional and student actors. The production will play at the Katzen Arts Cente…

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Monday, February 17, 2014

It's President's Day by JK

Some of us get this day off.  Some of us celebrate by shopping all those great sales.  But I'll bet not many of us - myself included - give much thought about what we are celebrati…

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Public Theater's Love's Labour's Lost to Release Original Cast Album Featuring Patti Murin & Colin Donnell by Ryan Gilbert

The Public Theater's world premiere musical Love's Labour's Lost, penned by Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson collaborators Michael Friedman and Alex Timbers, will be preserved with a…

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Monday, January 13, 2014

Episode 205 - Amy Jo Jackson by Joel B. New

JBN sits down with actress and voice/text/dialect coach Amy Jo Jackson. Her bio is filled with an array of cool projects, most recently as the dialect coach on the Tony Award-winning musical…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

‘A Quick 5′ with Emily Kester by Elliot Lanes

Emily Kester is currently playing Marianne in Edgar and Annabel at Studio Theatre. She had previously performed at Studio Theatre in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Her DC area credits include…

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Thursday, December 26, 2013

The Unforgettables 2013: 20 Theatre Movers and Shakers by JK

There were so many people in the New York theatre scene that made a huge impact this year, that I struggled to narrow them down to 10 men and 10 women.  So I actually named 12 of each i…

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Friday, December 13, 2013

Laura Benanti, Tovah Feldshuh, Lilla Crawford & More Set for DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB at 54 Below, 12/19 by BroadwayWorld

Don't Quit Your Night Job returns to its new home at 54 Below in New York City on December 19th, 1130pm. Joining creators Steve Rosen, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton will be Derrick Baskin M…

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

STAGE TUBE: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Opens at the Ahmanson - Joey deBettencourt, John Sanders and More! by Stage Tube

The five-time Tony Award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher' opened on December 4, 2013, at the Center Theatre GroupAhmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center. Written by Tony Award-no…

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PLAYBILL EATS: Brasserie 8 1/2: Another Op'nin', Another Crab Cake by Playbill Video

PLAYBILL EATS: Brasserie 8 1/2: Another Op'nin', Another Crab Cake Brasserie 8 1/2 has hosted the opening night parties for Broadway shows like "B…

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at the Ahmanson by BroadwayWorld

The five-time Tony Award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher' opened last night, December 4, 2013, at the Center Theatre GroupAhmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center. Written by Tony…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of TAKING CARE OF BABY by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly opened last night, Tuesday, November 19. Directed by Erica Schmidt Humor Abuse, the cast f…

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Monday, November 18, 2013

Review Roundup: ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ by Dcontray

The new musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder opened Nov. 17 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Tony winner Jefferson Mays (I Am My Own Wife) and Bryce Pinkham (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jack…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Mazel Tov! Stars of David Begins Performances Off-Broadway, Featuring Stories by Tony Kushner, Joan Rivers & More by Lindsay Champion

Stars of David is shining brightly at off-Broadway’s DR2 Theatre, where the show begins performances November 13. Featuring the stories of Tony-winning playwright Tony Kushner, Oscar-w…

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