Monday, April 14, 2014

We’re Losing Our Minds Over Bernadette Peters' Performance at the Olivier Awards! by Ryan McPhee

The sun comes up, we think about her. The coffee cup, we think about her. The 2014 Olivier Awards took place on April 13 at London’s Royal Opera House, and Bernadette Peters took …

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Glee Loves Sondheim! Watch Your Favorite New Direction-ers Sing From Follies & Sweeney Todd by Ryan McPhee

It’s a Sondheim-fest all around! As previously reported, the April 8 episode of the Fox series Glee, titled “Bash,” featured performances of some classic Sondheim tunes, in…

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BWW Reviews: Bernadette Peters In Concert - A Legend Interpreting a Genius by Tim Carney

Bernadette Peters is a music theatre icon unsurpassed by many, if any. Even if you've haven't seen her craft on display, she is bound to be on an original cast recording that you have tucked…

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Photo Coverage: Remembering Mickey Rooney by Walter McBride

Mickey Rooney, who spent nearly his entire life in the show business, died on Sunday at 93, after being in ill health for quite some time. He appeared on Broadway in Sugar Babies opposite fe…

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Monday, April 7, 2014

The King and I, Starring Kelli O'Hara, to Bow on Broadway in 2015 by Ryan McPhee

The long-awaited revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I will open at Lincoln Center in the spring of 2015, a production spokesperson confirmed to Broadway.com. T…

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Shall She Dance? Yes! Kelli O’Hara to Lead The King and I Broadway Revival in 2015 by Ryan McPhee

She's currently breaking hearts every night on Broadway in The Bridges of Madison County, but it looks like four-time Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara has another huge project on the hori…

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Mickey Rooney: baby-faced, dangerous and irresistibly anarchic by Michael Billington

Mickey Rooney, who has died aged 93, had a long stage career on both sides of the Atlantic. In this archive piece, originally published on 22 September 1988, Michael Billington can't help bu…

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Breaking News: Legendary Entertainer Mickey Rooney Dies at 93 by BroadwayWorld

According to TMZ, Mickey Rooney, who spent nearly his entire life in the show business, died today at 93, after being in ill health for quite some time. He appeared on Broadway in Sugar Babi…

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Brace Yourselves, Gleeks: Lea Michele and Darren Criss are Singing Sondheim! by Ryan McPhee

We knew it would happen “Sooner or Later.” According to Popdust, Broadway vets and Glee superstars Lea Michele and Darren Criss will sing some iconic Stephen Sondheim tunes in th…

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

2014 Broadway Backwards --Jonathan Groff, Kyle Dean Massey, Uzo Aduba by Broadway Cares

2014 Broadway Backwards --Jonathan Groff, Kyle Dean Massey, Uzo Aduba Broadway Backwards 2014 was filled were romantic love songs, including Jonathan Groff tenderly performing "Goodnig…

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Saturday, March 22, 2014

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/22- Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber! by Stage Tube

Sondheim is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards, including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, multiple Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laur…

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Cabaret - Kit Kat Klub Time Lapse by Roundabout Theatre Company

Cabaret - Kit Kat Klub Time Lapse In Winter of 2014, the iconic Studio 54 was once again transformed into the Weimer-era Kit Kat Klub in preparation for Roundabout Theatre Company's rem…

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REVIEW: Aladdin by JK

Review of the evening preview performance on Saturday, March 15 at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City.  Starring Adam Jacobs, James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed and Jonathan F…

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Cabaret In Previews - Willkommen Back - TV Spot by Roundabout Theatre Company

Cabaret In Previews - Willkommen Back - TV Spot One of Broadway's greatest productions returns! Alan Cumming ("The Good Wife," Roundabout's The Threepenny Opera) reprises …

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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Carol Lawrence to Guest Star in Ziegfeld Society's A SALUTE TO ROCKETTE HISTORY II, Today by Bww News Desk

The Ziegfeld Society will present A SALUTE TO ROCKETTE HISTORY II today, March 15th, an original musical revue which tells the history of the precision dance line founded in 1925 by choreogr…

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – The Original Broadway Cast Recording by Kevin Daly

One of my prized possessions is a copy of the 4-LP original Broadway cast album of Edward Albee’s masterpiece Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  It’s a handsomely packaged b…

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Spring Arts Preview: Top 10 Theater Plays & Musicals by Jesse Oxfeld

'If/Then' Mothers and SonsGolden TheatreOpens March 24Terrence McNally’s latest stars the indefatigable Tyne Daly as a mother who pays an unexpected visit to her dead son’s former partne…

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Doris Eaton, The Last Ziegfeld Girl by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Doris Eaton (1904-2010), whose chief claim to fame was having been the last surviving Ziegfeld chorus girl. The amazing thing about that is, her time with the Folli…

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Disney On Broadway Celebration by Barry

Actors Fund CEO Joe Benincasa to be Feted at Celebrating 20 Years of Disney on Broadway April 28                                                  By:…

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Star-Gazing: The Power Behind the Broadway Scene This Spring (A - L) by JK

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about all of the star power coming to Broadway this spring.  Several of you wrote to express that I was leaving out the other half of the equation by no…

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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Diana Rigg: 'Women of my age are still attractive. Men of my age are not' by Stuart Jeffries

Soon to appear in the new season of Game of Thrones, the actor talks about her long career, how to deal with getting older and why she talks to pigeonsDiana Rigg is trying to cross the …

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Miracle of Miracles! Danny Burstein Tapped for New Fiddler on the Roof Revival by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Fiddler on the Roof is to have its fifth revival on Broadway in the fall of 2015, according to the New York Times, The production will be directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher, who has had i…

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Carol Lawrence to Guest Star in Ziegfeld Society's A SALUTE TO ROCKETTE HISTORY II, 3/15 by BroadwayWorld

The Ziegfeld Society will present A SALUTE TO ROCKETTE HISTORY II on Saturday, March 15th, an original musical revue which tells the history of the precision dance line founded in 1925 by ch…

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Mara Davi & Alysha Umphress-Led BEACHES Opens at Signature Theatre Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere musical Beaches, opening tonight, March 4, 2014, and playing through March 30. Adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dar…

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Monday, March 3, 2014

Set Designer Derek McLane Brings FOLLIES to the Oscars? by BroadwayWorld

During tonight's awards show, a certain flower backdrop was used, which looked an awful lot like that from FOLLIES' 'Loveland' number, Twitter users have pointed out. Famed set designer Dere…

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Photo Flash: First Look at Alysha Umphress, Mara Davi & More in Signature Theatre's BEACHES by BroadwayWorld

This spring, Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere musical Beaches, adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart. Directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Direc…

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STAGE TUBE: Alysha Umphress and Mara Davi Sing Duet from Signature Theatre's BEACHES by Stage Tube

BEACHESThis spring, Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere musical Beaches, adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart. Directed by Signature Theatre's Artisti…

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‘The Lost Songs of Broadway: 1980s’ at Signature Theatre by Derek Mong by Derek Mong

Clearly, I was born in the wrong decade. The Lost Songs of Broadway: 1980s at Signature Theatre had me tapping my toes and slapping my thighs all night as three of Signature’s powerhouse …

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

AUDIO: First Listen- Alysha Umphress Sings 'The View From Up Here' from BEACHES by Stage Tube

This spring, Virginia's Signature Theatre will present the world premiere musical Beaches, adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart. Directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic D…

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Musicals we love: Some Like It Hip Hop by Sanjoy Roy

Zoo Nation's rhythmic fireworks and soulful music make you want to get up and dance• Read more from the Musicals we love seriesDespite breaking box-office records for a West End dance show…

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Broadway Vet Leigh Zimmerman to Join the West End Transfer of Relative Values by Broadway.com

Broadway vet Leigh Zimmerman will join the West End transfer of Relative Values as Miranda Frayle. Directed by Trevor Nunn and starring the previously announced Patricia Hodge, Caroline Quen…

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