Thursday, March 20, 2014

Begin Act One! Moss Hart’s Story Unfolds On Stage with Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub by Ryan McPhee

Pulitzer Prize winner Moss Hart has an impressive collection of writing credits, including A Star is Born, You Can't Take It With You and The Man Who Came to Dinner, not to mention …

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Review: Golden Boy (Griffin Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Ambitious, compelling and boasting one of those impossibly rich ensemble casts that are the signature of Chicago storytelling, Griffin Theatre's Golden Boy packs a punch. (read more...)

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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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Fiddler on the Roof to be Revived on Broadway...Again! Danny Burstein to Star? by

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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Adrian in Rocky Dresses Like Your New Hipster Girlfriend and Also Me by Lucky

We love it when Broadway show costumes send our minds spinning. Wouldn’t we all love to have those high-waisted pants that Sutton Foster rocked in the title number of Anything Goes …

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Review: Golden Boy/Griffin Theatre Company by Zach Freeman

RECOMMENDED Coming at you with the beauty of a well-placed left-hand hook, the Griffin Theatre presents Clifford Odets’ heavily metaphorical masterpiece “Golden Boy.” A cautionary tale…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A young fighter with choices in 'Golden Boy' by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Golden Boy" at Griffin Theatre ★★½ THEATER REVIEW: "Golden Boy" at Griffin Theatre ★★½ ... In Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy," the issue with the you…

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Monday, February 24, 2014

‘Golden Boy’ a dazzler in Griffin Theatre production

Three cheers for all the champions in the ring — and there are many of them — in the knockout revival of “Golden Boy,” Clifford Odets’ 1937 classic, now in a Griffin Theatre produ…

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Star-Gazing: Who's on Broadway This Spring (A - L) by JK

Welcome to Broadway, RaminWhen I started working on my upcoming quarterly "Looking Forward To..." blog, I was struck by how many stage and screen stars were going to be in shows this spring!…

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Monday, January 13, 2014

Gold Medalist Matthew Mitcham Dives onto the Cabaret Stage by Craig Dalglish

Matthew Mitcham is the golden boy of Australian diving after winning gold in the 10 metre platform event at the 2008 Olympic Games.  Coming from thirty points behind he scored perfect tens …

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Jonathan Hadary, Nicole Lowrance & More to Headline Paddy Chayefsky’s Middle of the Night by Kathy Henderson

Tony nominees Jonathan Hadary and Amelia Campbell and Peter and the Starcatcher alum Nicole Lowrance have signed on to star in Keen Company’s revival of Middle of the Night, a rar…

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Monday, December 30, 2013

Griffin announces 'Golden Boy' cast by Johnny Oleksinski

Griffin Theatre Company announced the full cast of "Golden Boy," Clifford Odets' boxing story, on Monday. Led by Nate Santana as Joe, the 15-person cast includes Nina O'Keefe, Mark Pracht, P…

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Golden Boy ~ 75th Anniversary Production on...

Golden Boy, Broadway Play produced by Lincoln Center Theatre, directed by Bartlett Sher

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Friday, December 13, 2013

Jason Robert Brown 'Setting the Romance to Music' Interview | The Bridges of Madison County by Broadway's Best Shows

Jason Robert Brown 'Setting the Romance to Music' Interview | The Bridges of Madison County The Bridges of Madison…

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

An Ideal Theater: Lincoln Center Theater by Anne Cattaneo

(Photo: Paul Kolnick. Pictured: Seth Numrich, Danny Burstein and Danny Mastrogiorgio in The Golden Boy. Learn more about the An Ideal Theater salon, and how you can participate, here. For …

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Sunday, December 8, 2013

Santino Fontana & Tony Shalhoub to Star in James Lapine's Act One at Lincoln Center by

Broadway favorites Santino Fontana (Cinderella) and Tony nominee Tony Shalhoub will both appear as iconic writer/director Moss Hart in Lincoln Center’s upcoming production of Act One. …

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Tony Shalhoub to Play Moss Hart in 'Act One' by David Rooney

Santino Fontana ("Frozen") and a third actor still to be cast will also stand in for the legendary writer-director in James Lapine's Broadway adaptation of Hart's classic showbiz autobiograp…

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Griffin Theatre to continue season with 'Golden Boy' by Johnny Oleksinski

Griffin Theatre Company will continue its 25th season with Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy," the theater announced on Friday. Jonathan Berry will direct a large cast of 17 actors, with Nate Sant…

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Monday, November 25, 2013

Put ‘Em Up! Jennifer Mudge & More Complete Casting For Rocky on Broadway by Lindsay Champion

Broadway is beginning to look a lot like Philly! Jennifer Mudge and more complete the cast of the new musical Rocky, led by previously announced stars Andy Karl as Rocky and Margo Seibe…

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Put ‘Em Up! Jennifer Mudge, Eric Anderson & More Complete Casting For Rocky on Broadway by Lindsay Champion

Broadway is beginning to look a lot like Philly! Jennifer Mudge, Eric Anderson and more complete the cast of the new musical Rocky, led by previously announced stars Andy Karl as Rocky …

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Harvey Fierstein, Aaron Tveit & More Toast Michael J. Fox at the Artios Casting Awards by Ryan Gilbert

A great cast can make or break a show, but it takes talented people to get those stars on stage in the first place! On November 18, Aaron Tveit, Judith Light, Billy Porter, Zosia Mamet, Keeg…

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Kinky Boots, The Glass Menagerie, Golden Boy & More Win Artios Awards for Casting by Ryan Gilbert

Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots, the Tony-winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, the acclaimed revival of Golden Boy and more are among the winners for the Casting Society of Ame…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

UPDATE: Your Disappointments... and Favorite Broadway Couples by JK

Well, I asked, and you answered... A LOT of you answered!  Thanks!  Recently, I posted two blogs: one about favorite Broadway couples, real-life and in shows (HERE), and the other …

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Frank Wess obituary by Peter Vacher

American saxophonist who helped establish the flute as a jazz instrument and changed the way it was heard in big bandsFor 11 years, the tenor saxophonist Frank Wess, who has died aged 91, wa…

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Review: A Patchwork Taped Together by Michael Block

The inspiration? The Golden Age. A time when classics like Golden Boy and Death of a Salesmen and A Streetcar Named Desire were created. A period where the psychological aspect of acting wer…

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

The Snow Geese

This one has me mystified. For the entire two hours of this show I was grasping for a foothold. I kept waiting to find a place where I could enter and be allowed inside more than a step or…

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Nico Muhly-Craig Lucas Opera ‘Two Boys,’ Directed by Bartlett Sher, Premieres at The Met by Broadway's Best Shows

The Nico Muhly-Craig Lucas opera, Two Boys, makes it’s American debut October 21 at the Metropolitan Opera. Directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher (The Light in the Piazza, South …

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Monday, October 21, 2013

The Snow Geese's Danny Burstein on Mary-Louise Parker's Brilliance & Hanging Out With John Kander by Ryan Gilbert

Four-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein has been recognized for his work in musicals like Company, The Drowsy Chaperone, South Pacific and Follies. But in the past year alone, the Broadway fav…

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Friday, October 18, 2013

The Winslow Boy by

Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, Broadway By Jerron Herman BOTTOM LINE: A golden boy returns home in the wake of a scandal at school and his family rallies to l…

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Happy Birthday, Ben Vereen! by Intern

Born on October 10, 1946 in Miami, Florida. He is Best Known For his Tony award winning performance as the Leading Player in Pippin. The year before his win he was also nominated for his …

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Danny Burstein and Linda Emond Join Cast of ‘Cabaret’ by Broadway's Best Shows

Two-time Tony Award nominee Linda Emond and four-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein will join Roundabout Theatre Company‘s Broadway revival of Cabaret. Emond (Roundabout’s 1776, Li…

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