All stories by Nathan Skethway on BroadwayStars

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Can You Complete the Company Lyrics? by Nathan Skethway

Celebrate composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's birthday with this quiz.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:00AM
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Listening Party: Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of The Secret Garden by Nathan Skethway

The Prom's Cailtin Kinnunen recommends the original Broadway cast recording of the 1991 musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:00AM
Friday, March 20, 2020

Listening Party: Look Back at Tony Winner Ben Platt in Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen by Nathan Skethway

Ain't Too Proud actor Jawan M. Jackson recommends the original Broadway cast recording of the Tony-winning 2016 musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:30AM
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

A Look at Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele in the Original Broadway Production of Spring Awakening by Nathan Skethway

Jagged Little Pill star Kathryn Gallagher recommends the original Broadway cast recording of the 2006 rock musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:37PM

Looking Back at the Original Broadway Production of Sweeney Todd by Nathan Skethway

Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart recommends the cast album to Sondheim's bloody musical thriller, which opened on Broadway in 1979.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00PM
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Inside the New Group Gala Honoring Erica Schmidt and Peter Dinklage by Nathan Skethway

The evening, which celebrated the company's 25th anniversary, also honored Board President Abby Merrill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:04PM

Inside Riverdance's 25th Anniversary Show at Radio City Music Hall by Nathan Skethway

The renowned dance show began its limited engagement March 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM

Inside the Off-Broadway Opening of 72 Miles to Go... at Roundabout by Nathan Skethway

The world premiere from the writer of Alligator and The Americans opened at Roundabout Theatre Company March 10.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:15AM

See the Kids of Broadway's Miss Doubtfire Surprise Customers at Joe Coffee by Nathan Skethway

The musical began performances March 9 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:26AM
Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Check Out Exclusive Production Photos From Martyna Majok's Sanctuary City Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The new play by the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer began performances March 4 in a world premiere from New York Theatre Workshop.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:03PM

Go Inside Rehearsals for The Visitor Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Tom Kitt-Brian Yorkey musical begins performances March 24 at the Public Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:18PM

Looking Back at The Odd Couple on Broadway, 55 Years Later by Nathan Skethway

Neil Simon's comedy opened March 10, 1965.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:00AM
Monday, March 9, 2020

Check Out Production Photos From Man of God at Geffen Playhouse by Nathan Skethway

The play follows four girls in a Korean Christian youth group traveling to Bangkok who make a startling discovery.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:27PM

Take a Look Inside Rehearsals for Classic Stage Company's Assassins Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The John Doyle-led revival of the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical features Ethan Slater, Will Swenson, Judy Kuhn, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06PM
Saturday, March 7, 2020

12 Shows That Unfold in Real-Time Onstage by Nathan Skethway

While many plays and musicals feature jumps or lapses in time, the plots of these twelve shows take place over the same amount of time it takes to perform them.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:00AM

Look Back at Tony Winner Bryan Cranston in All the Way by Nathan Skethway

Cranston, who celebrates his birthday March 7, made his Broadway debut in the political drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, March 6, 2020

Check Out Photos From Michael Friedman and Daniel Goldstein's Unknown Soldier Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

Trip Cullman directs the New York City premiere at Playwrights Horizons.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:32PM

Go Inside the Broadway Opening of Girl From the North Country by Nathan Skethway

The Conor McPherson-Bob Dylan musical moves into the Belasco following successful runs Off-Broadway and in the West End.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:12AM
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Check Out Production Photos From Milwaukee Rep's Eclipsed by Nathan Skethway

Actor-playwright Danai Gurira's play began performances March 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:46PM

Go Inside the Off-Broadway Opening of Coal Country at the Public Theater by Nathan Skethway

Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's play, with music by Steve Earle, shines a light on the 2010 Upper Big Branch mine explosion.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:53AM
Monday, March 2, 2020

Check Out Photos of Let's Do Broadway! With Daniel J. Watts, Jacqueline B. Arnold, and More by Nathan Skethway

The Broadway League hosted its multicultural interactive discussion on February 29.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM

Inside Opening Night of Audible's In Love and Struggle Off-Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The three-night special event bridged Black History Month and Women's History Month with stories from Tony-winning actor Sarah Jones, Sasheer Zamata, Anita Hill, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:38PM
Sunday, March 1, 2020

Can You Name the Missing Lyrics From West Side Story? by Nathan Skethway

Shereen Pimentel stars as Maria opposite Isaac Powell as Tony in the revamped production from director Ivo van Hove.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:00AM
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Take a Look Inside Rehearsals for Roundabout's Broadway Revival of Caroline, or Change by Nathan Skethway

Sharon D. Clarke, John Cariani, and Caissie Levy star in the upcoming production at Studio 54.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:06PM

Go Inside Rehearsals for The Vagrant Trilogy Off-Broadway at the Public by Nathan Skethway

An epic story told in three parts, the new work delves into the Palestinian struggle for home and identity.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:00PM

Check Out Photos From the Off-Broadway Opening of We're Gonna Die by Nathan Skethway

Young Jean Lee's play-concert, about life and death, returns for a limited run at Second Stage Theater directed by Raja Feather Kelly.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:22PM

Go Inside the London Opening of The Prince of Egypt by Nathan Skethway

The musical, featuring Stephen Schwartz’s music from the 1998 film as well as new material, has extended seven weeks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:21AM
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Inside the Off-Broadway Opening of Incantata at Irish Rep by Nathan Skethway

The solo show, adapted from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon's work, opened February 23.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:51PM

Go Inside the Off-Broadway Opening of All the Natalie Portmans by Nathan Skethway

C. A. Johnson's new play, presented by MCC, stars Kara Young as a teenager who escapes into the imagined worlds of her muse, Natalie Portman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:13PM

See Bernadette Peters, Sierra Boggess, and More at Broadway Belts for PFF! by Nathan Skethway

The February 24 concert raised money to fight pulmonary fibrosis.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:04PM

See the Cast and Creatives Behind Broadway's Hangmen Meet the Press by Nathan Skethway

The upcoming Broadway engagement of Martin McDonagh's hit play begins February 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:31PM