Friday, August 1, 2014

Spotlight On...Alison Crane by Michael Block

Name: Alison CraneHometown: Oklahoma CityEducation: BA in Theatre Arts from the University of Central Oklahoma, MFA in Acting from The Actors Studio Drama School at The New School.Favorite C…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, August 1, 2014 by Susan Grace

  This Weekend’s Highlights: Friday, August 1 * Hair, directed & choreographed by Adam Shankman, featuring Kristen Bell, Hunter Parrish, Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz, Beverly…

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WAKE UP with BWW 8/1/14 - HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl, Edinburgh Fringe and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it This weekend's big news HAIR gets wild with an all-star…

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HAIR, Starring Kristen Bell, Amber Riley, Hunter Parrish and More, Brings the Sunshine to the Hollywood Bowl Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Hollywood Bowl's production of HAIR, the American Tribal Love-Rock musical, which won the Tony and Drama Desk Award for best revival of a musical in 2009, opens tonight, August 1.

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

We Don’t Care How, the Time is Now! Watch the First Teaser Trailer for the Upcoming Into the Woods Film! by Ryan McPhee

Once upon a time, in a far-off kingdom, lived a bunch of eager Broadway fanatics who waited not-so-patiently for an Into the Woods trailer. Well, it’s here, and it was absolutely worth…

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How We Do What We Do: Anna McGahn with Marika Aubrey by Marika Aubrey

Anna McGahan is a familiar flame hair framed face from TV, playing leading roles in Underbelly: Razor, House Husbands and the very soon to be released Anzac Girls (ABC) and the feature film …

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'Hair' Musical's Star-Studded Cast Rehearses for Hollywood Bowl Show by Young Hollywood

'Hair' Musical's Star-Studded Cast Rehearses for Hollywood Bowl Show "Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair!" YH is feeling groovy at the rehearsal for the all-star Hollywood Bowl pe…

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Kristen Bell to Star in 'Hair' Musical at Hollywood Bowl by Jordan Riefe

"I think that it still has resonance now for people who are anti-violence, or anti certain war involvements," says the actress of the Adam Shankman-directed more

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Interviews: Kristen Bell Reunites With Her Tribe of "Musical-Theater Junkies" in Hair at the Hollywood Bowl

The Frozen actress talks about in-performance pregnancy and the drawbacks of mounting the revolutionary rock musical in the days of camera phones.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Flow It, Show It! Watch Hunter Parrish, Kristen Bell & More Let Down Their Locks In Rehearsal for Hair by Ryan McPhee

The age of Aquarius is dawning at the Hollywood Bowl! Their mounting of Hair, helmed by Adam Shankman, is set to run from August 1 through August 3. The starry cast includes Kristen Bell, Hu…

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Monday, July 28, 2014

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Will Amber Riley, Sarah Hyland and Kristen Bell Be Stripping Down for Hollywood Bowl's HAIR? by Stage Tube

ET went behind the scenes with HAIR stars Kristen Bell, Amber Riley, Sarah Hyland and more in rehearsal for The Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of the musical and asked if any of them w…

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The Ensemblist #28: Shakespeare in the Park (Tumblr audio being...

The Ensemblist #28: Shakespeare in the Park (Tumblr audio being wonky? Click one of the other links below to check out the episode:) iTunes | PodBean | Stitcher Radio | TuneIn Shakesp…

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The Ensemblist #27: Live at Birdland (part 2) (Tumblr audio...

The Ensemblist #27: Live at Birdland (part 2) (Tumblr audio being wonky? Click one of the other links below to check out the episode:) iTunes | PodBean | Stitcher Radio | TuneIn On Ju…

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Who won the tickets to see Hair at the Hollywood Bowl? by Ken Davenport

Bernie Telsey has got nothing on you guys. You came up with casts for Oklahoma that would make any Broadway Producer drool. Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Ado Annie?  Matthew McConaughey as Curly? …

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Q&A: Josh Lamon

A truly one-of-a-kind person- the sweet, smart, and HILARIOUS Josh Lamon answers our Q&A here! (And, just for the record, we don’t get free cookies. YET.) Name:  Josh Lamon Where …

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Friday, July 25, 2014

And now for something just a little different: Renée Fleming is in a play...A PLAY. by Sarah B. Roberts

For two weeks this summer, opera diva Renée Fleming is in a PLAY.   When Renée told me that she would be doing a play this summer, my reaction was to screech, "A PLAY!?!" No need…

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88 Miles Per Hour by Jess Gow

 I love ‘Back To The Future.’I do. We had it recorded off the telly onto a VHS (complete with 80’s adverts) and I just watched it all the time.  All the time. I don’t thi…

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Feeling dirty? Clean up with Sean McGrath’s BATH NIGHT sketch comedy show Aug 8-30 at Shaking The Tree by Win Goodbody

The only info that can be divulged about this show is: “Enter a world of hard boiled San Francisco cops, temple thugs, three toed sloths, sentimental airline pilots, NFL referees, and …

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

‘Supercalifragilisticexpialibullsh*t!’ Frozen's Kristen Bell Makes a Practically Perfect Mary Poppins by Ryan McPhee

Sometimes, a spoonful of sugar and a showtune help the economic appeals go down. Kristen Bell isn’t ready to give up her Disney singing chops just yet. In this musical sketch from Funn…

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Julie D'Moure, Justin Anthony Long and More Join Tim Realbuto in ALONE (WITH PLENTY OF HELP) at 54 Below Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tim Realbuto's 54 Below show will feature JULIE D'MOURE Hair, JUSTIN ANTHONY LONG 'City of Dreams', ANNA LOUISE MORSE Spring Awakening, and NICHOLAS YENSON Ghostlight, along with special gue…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

West End Alum & The Voice Star Liam Tamne & More Join London's The Phantom of the Opera by

Some new faces are about to brave the Opera Populaire. The Voice U.K.’s Liam Tamne will join the cast of The Phantom of the Opera beginning September 1 at Her Majesty’s Theatre. …

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Q&A: Tommar Wilson

The awesome Tommar talks about his Shakespeare in the Park experiences on our next episode! Name: Tommar Wilson Where are you from? Born in Topeka, KS raised on Air Force Bases acros…

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Monday, July 21, 2014

An Evening with Danny Kaye by Maddie Ardillo

“You know, it took me ten years to become an overnight sensation,” quips the sensational Danny Kaye, the springy curls of his hair bouncing as he waltzes around the stage, kickin…

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Spotlight On...Tim Realbuto by Michael Block

Name: Tim RealbutoHometown: Brooklyn, New YorkEducation: B.F.A. in Acting from Five Towns CollegeSelect Credits: "The Emperor's Club"; "Law and Order: Criminal Intent"; "The Sopranos"; Finia…

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The Sunday Giveaway: Two tickets to Hair at the Hollywood Bowl! by Ken Davenport

Here’s a giveaway for all my West Coast readers! Although, this show is so star packed, if you win, it would be worth a flight from just about anywhere in the world. The shows at the …

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This Week's PIcks! Light the Torch with Patti LuPone, Feel the '60s Beat & Lose Yourself at Lear by Lindsay Champion

Yeah, it’s unpleasantly humid outside, and the apocalyptic thunderstorms sure ain’t helping. But that shouldn't stop you, the toughest of the tough: The New York theatergoer!…

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Friday, July 18, 2014

This whole Sierra Mannie by Kyle

white gays are stealing black female culture business is bizarre to me, mainly because I must've missed the point at which Time Magazine was reduced to looking for op-ed material from c…

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Sutton Foster Is a Dirty Dinosaur, Josh Gad Has a Sexy Quinoa Crush & More Lessons of the Week by Lindsay Champion’s Friday! It’s time for’s ridiculous recap of all of the wild, wacky and strange stuff that happened this week. From Sutton Foster’s (kinda unh…

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Watch Shakespeare in the Park's King Lear Star John Lithgow Talk Beards, Swagger & Upset New Yorkers by Ryan McPhee

Is that Santa Claus?! A well-bearded John Lithgow, fresh off the Delacorte stage from a King Lear tech rehearsal, stopped by The Tonight Show on July 17. The Tony winner sat down to chat wit…

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Chichester theatre reopens with Rupert Everett in Amadeus by Maev Kennedy

After a £22m facelift restoring its eccentric magnificence, the West Sussex theatre kicks off new season with Peter Shaffer's classic playWhen Jonathan Church first walked into the Chichest…

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