Monday, March 4, 2013

Cinderella Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals by Matthew Blank and Joseph Marzullo

A classic fairytale got a happy ending March 3, when Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's Cinderella opened at the Broadway Theatre more than 50 years after it premiered on black-and-…

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Sunday, March 3, 2013

‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’

Scenes from the new Broadway musical.

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Fairy-Tale Musical Cinderella, Starring Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, Opens on Broadway by Josh Ferri

It’s “a lovely night” for the stars of the first-ever Broadway staging of Cinderella. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, starring Laura Osnes as Ella and Santino Fontana …

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

'Porgy and Bess' on Broadway: What did the critics think? by David Ng

Few Broadway shows this season have experienced more controversy and critical hand-wringing before opening night than "The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess," a new version of the classic opera that…

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Friday, January 13, 2012

Critic’s Notebook: Did ‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’ Meets Its Goal? by Anthony Tommasini

“The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” was streamlined to make the original opera more accessible and realistic, but we’re left with something slighter.

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B'way Loves You, Porgy! Join the Opening Night Bash for Porgy and Bess, Starring Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis by Broadway.com

From the tenements of Catfish Row to the swanky party at the McKittrick Hotel, it was an emotional evening at the January 12 Broadway opening of Diane Paulus’ reimagined Porgy and Bess…

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Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier & More Share the Love at the Opening of Porgy and Bess by Broadway.com

The beloved Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess has returned to Broadway in a new production with a dream cast. Directed by Diane Paulus, the musical officially bowed on January 12 at th…

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess — Catfish Row, With New Shutters by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.

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Free "Behind the Scenes" Panel to Feature Creatives from Spider-Man, Porgy and Bess and Sister Act by Adam Hetrick

Spider-Man musical director Kimberly Grigsby, Porgy and Bess musical adaptor Deidre L. Murray and Tony-nominated Sister Act lyricist Glenn Slater will be part of the Jan. 23 panel discussion…

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

THEATER: Suzan-Lori Parks on 'Porgy and Bess'

Suzan-Lori Parks, who wrote a reworked book for "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," now on Broadway, talks about some of the changes in the show and in the number "I Got Plenty of Nothing.

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Porgy and Bess' Phillip Boykin on Finding Inspiration From Audra, Suzan-Lori and Mom by Josh Ferri

Age & Hometown: 43; Greenville, South Carolina. “I don't mind sharing my age because I've dreamed of being on Broadway for a long time. I tell young people, ‘Never gi…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Young Phila. actor is thrilling in new Broadway play

NEW YORK - It's always satisfying to watch an actor deliver an inspired performance, no matter where the stage. But it's a special joy to see young Philadelphian Evan Jonigkeit - who grew st…

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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Actor Shows His Burly Singer-Songwriter Side by Stephen Holden

There is nothing frilly coy or effeminate about Douglas Hodge, who won a Tony for his portrayal of Albin, the “wife” in “La Cage aux Folles.”

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

The (Hot) Men of Arcadia, and the Random Things You Should Know About Them by The Mick

The stage at the Barrymore Theater, where Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia opens on Thursday, is loaded with hotties these days.  Between Tom Riley, Billy Crudup and Raúl Esparza—the rakish lead…

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