Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Karen Ziemba, Randy Graff, Christina Bianco & More Set for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series, 5/12 by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-Winners Adriane Lenox After Midnight, Doubt, Karen Ziemba Bullets Over Broadway, Curtains, Contact, Randy Graff Les Miserables, City of Angels and Andy Blankenbuehler In The Heigh…

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Why I Haven't Been Blogging by Rob Weinert-Kendt

This is the 10th year of the Wicked Stage blog (predated by its few years as a weekly-ish column in the inky pages of Back Stage West), but so far it's been a sparsely populated, as you may …

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Theater News: Arena Stage Finalizes Casting for Smokey Joe's Café

Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet star Levi Kreis joins the company of the Leiber and Stoller musical revue.

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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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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

"Million Dollar Quartet" doesn't quite give legendary night its due by Lisa Kennedy

Every now and again, a show comes along that reminds us that the juke-box musical can be finely crafted theater.

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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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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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Friday, February 21, 2014

Review Roundup: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ by Dcontray

The Bridges of Madison County, the musical based on Robert James Waller’s best-selling 1992 novel, opened Feb. 20 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater. Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara (South Pacif…

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Monday, February 17, 2014

New Musical BEACHES Extends Through March 30 at D.C.'s Signature Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand Virginia's Signature Theatre announces that the world premiere musical Beaches is now extended through March 30, 2014. Adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Raine…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

AUDIO: First Listen- Mara Davi Sings 'A Bunch of Kids' from Signature Theatre's 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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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

AUDIO: First Listen - Alysha Umphress and Mara Davi Sing 'Extraordinary' from Signature Theatre's BEACHES! by BroadwayWorld

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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Friday, January 31, 2014

Million Dollar Quartet Chicago performing at the Bulls Halftime Show 1-27-2014 by Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet Chicago performing at the Bulls Halftime Show 1-27-2014 On Monday, January 27, 2014, the cast of Million Dollar Quartet Chicago performed the halftime show for the Ch…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Broadway Things That Make Me Happy: January (Part III) by JK

Well, we are nearly a full month into 2014, and I am down to one resolution I am still keeping, and here it is.  I resolved, as you might recall, to be more positive in my outlook to th…

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Sunday, December 8, 2013

‘Million Dollar’  still a winner

Looking for a foolproof “theater treat” for holiday visitors? “Million Dollar Quartet” might well be just the thing. After five record-breaking years here, this Chicago musical pheno…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Tony Nominee Hunter Foster Joins the Cast of Broadway's The Bridges of Madison County by Ryan Gilbert

Hunter Foster will join the cast of the Broadway musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. The Tony nominee will star as Bud Johnson, the husband of Francesca Johnson, played by f…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Two Talented Ladies Sing Karoake Blues in "Lady Day" and "A Night with Janis Joplin" by Broadaway & Me

When a musician records work closely identified with a more iconic artist, it’s called a tribute album. And recently, as the number of shows featuring actors doing the same thing has grown…

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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Porchlight Music Theatre Hosts “ROCK THE AUDITION” POP/ROCK SONG AUDITION MASTER CLASS WITH SHERI SANDERS and Austin Cook by Michael J. Roberts

“ROCK THE AUDITION” POP/ROCK SONG AUDITION MASTER CLASS WITH SHERI SANDERS and Austin Cook,Jeff-Award Winner and Music Director of Porchlight’s Putting It Together, Million Dollar Qu…

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Fuse Theater Review: “Million Dollar Quartet” — An Infectious Evening for Aging Baby Boomers by Arts Fuse Editor

The audience, mostly gray-haired seniors and aging baby boomers, walked out with smiles on their faces, as did I.

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Bridgewater carries clunky Billie Holiday biomusical by Elisabeth Vincentelli

As its title indicates, the new musical “Lady Day” involves a whole lot of Billie Holiday songs. And since it’s an off-Broadway show rather than a regular tribute concert, a dusting of…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

MDQ Las Vegas: Folsom Prison Blues - DISH Event by Million Dollar Quartet

MDQ Las Vegas: Folsom Prison Blues - DISH Event The Million Dollar Quartet Vegas crew performs at the DISH event. From: milliondollarquartet Views: 46 0 ratings Time: 02:15 More in Ent…

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How arts lovers can survive the government shutdown by Lorraine Treanor

Nearly all performances scheduled will go on during the partial shutdown of the federal government, which went into effect today. Specifically: All productions at the Kennedy Center , includ…

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Million Dollar Quartet by Travis Andrews

Do you know who wrote “Blue Suede Shoes”? I’ll give you a hint: it wasn’t Elvis Presley. No, that honor belongs to Carl Perkins.  (known to all as Mr. Phillips), the founder and own…

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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Theatre Review: ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at the Kennedy Center by Roger Catlin

There may not be a better musical focus for a jukebox musical than the sounds of Memphis’ plucky Sun Studios in the 1950s, where Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Ca…

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Friday, September 27, 2013

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at The Kennedy Center by Derek Mong by Derek Mong

Million Dollar Quartet is back! After having performed a run here in Washington earlier this year, the remarkable quartet of the celebrated Elvis Presley (Tyler Hunter), Johnny Cash (Scott M…

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

MEET JOHN DOE Cast Album, Feat. Heidi Blickenstaff, Robert Cuccioli & More Set for 11/19 Release by BroadwayWorld

Meet John Doe, the Jonathan Larson Award-winning musical by Andrew Gerle and Eddie Sugarman, will be released on the Broadway Records label on November 19th, 2013. The album can be pre-order…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

CBS 2 Chicago: Million Dollar Quartet Live at the Daley Plaza Farmers Market - 9/12/13 by Million Dollar Quartet

CBS 2 Chicago: Million Dollar Quartet Live at the Daley Plaza Farmers Market - 9/12/13 The cast of MDQ Chicago took their talents outdoors to rock at the Thursday Farmers Markets in Daley P…

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Million Dollar Quartet HD 15 2 by Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet HD 15 2 From: milliondollarquartet Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 00:16 More in Entertainment

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Matthew Brumlow channels Hank Williams in ‘Lost Highway’

A sharp, witty, deftly shaped musical biography now in a sensational production by American Blues Theater charts the classic arc of self-destruction. And dang if it ain’t the most entertai…

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Staying true and tuneful to Hank Williams by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: 'Hank Williams: Lost Highway' by American Blues Theater at the Greenhouse ★★★½ Musical biographies are as common in Chicago as family fiddlers on Highway …

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