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Thursday, June 17, 2021

David Byrne’s American Utopia to Play Broadway's St. James Theatre by Beth Stevens

David Byrne’s American Utopia has found a new Broadway home. The show, which already announced its return to the New York stage, will play the St. James Theatre. Performances will begin o…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Saoirse Ronan and James McArdle to Star in Macbeth at London's Almeida Theatre by Beth Stevens

Four-time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan is set to make her U.K stage debut opposite James McArdle in Macbeth at London’s Almeida Theatre. The company announced its new season of shows, which…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:54PM

Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne Confirmed for London Cabaret by Beth Stevens

Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne are officially coming to Cabaret, old chum. As previously reported, BAFTA -nominated actress Buckley will play Sally Bowles and Oscar, BAFTA, Tony and Olivi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:48AM
Friday, May 14, 2021

Diana Musical Moves Up Broadway Return and Opening Night by Beth Stevens

Diana: The Musical, the new musical that celebrates the life and legacy of Princess Diana, will be coming back to Broadway earlier than previously announced. Previews are now scheduled to r…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:36PM
Thursday, December 17, 2020

Colman Domingo, Michael Potts & Glynn Turman on Why Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Connects Audiences to the Theater They Miss by Beth Stevens

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ the Netflix movie adapted from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play of the same name is a gem. Producer Denzel Washington has made a commitment…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:32AM
Friday, December 11, 2020

Composer Matthew Sklar and Scribe Bob Martin on Building a Prom Movie for the Masses by Beth Stevens

Oh, by gosh, by golly, it’s time for mistletoe and holly, but if you turn to Netflix starting on December 11, it’s also time for promposals and corsages. That’s because director/produc…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:03PM
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

'He Was My Baby!' Viola Davis on Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Co-Star Chadwick Boseman; Watch the Trailer by Beth Stevens

Ahead of the December 18 release of the film adaptation of master dramatist August Wilson's first play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Netflix offered a press sneak peek. Starring Oscar and Tony w…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

David Byrne's American Utopia Sets Date for Broadway Return by Beth Stevens

And you may find yourself…back on Broadway! David Byrne’s American Utopia will return to the New York stage in the fall of 2021 at a theater to be announced. Performances are scheduled t…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:36PM
Friday, October 2, 2020

Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ariana DeBose, Aaron Tveit & More Broadway Stars Board New Music Comedy Series by Beth Stevens

Stage stars galore have signed on to join Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key in a new Apple TV+ musical comedy series from Saturday Night Live and Mean Girls producer Lorne Michaels. The …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:18AM
Friday, July 10, 2020

It's Time! Stephen Sondheim Could Achieve EGOT Status with Take Me to the World by Beth Stevens

What do Mel Brooks, Robert Lopez, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Rodgers and Marvin Hamlisch have in common? All of them have created beloved music for the stage and beyond, and all have covet…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:42PM
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Thomas Kail and Michelle Williams Welcome First Child Together by Beth Stevens

Celebrated actress Michelle Williams and Tony-winning Hamilton director Thomas Kail welcomed their first child together on June 17, according to Us Weekly. The couple, who worked together …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:32PM
Monday, April 6, 2020

Lips Together, Teeth Apart's Celia Keenan-Bolger on Balancing Being of Service and Giving Herself a Break by Beth Stevens

Celia Keenan-Bolger is known for being a social justice warrior almost as much as she is revered as a performer. We checked in with the To Kill a Mockingbird Tony winner as she prepared to t…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:33PM
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

'I’m Going a Little Bonkers!' Find Out Why Tony Winner Idina Menzel Is Like All Quarantined Parents Right Now by Beth Stevens

Leaning over her kitchen counter and futzing with her cell phone on The Rosie O’Donnell Show benefit for The Actors Fund, Idina Menzel—sans makeup and gorgeous as usual—served up the f…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:06PM
Monday, March 23, 2020

'I'm Proud to Say It Out Loud!' Pose Star Billy Porter Reveals How He Needed Help in Tough Times by Beth Stevens

Who doesn’t need a fairy godmother right about now? Tony, Grammy and Emmy-winning performer Billy Porter, who will play that role in the forthcoming live-action movie musical Cinderella, …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:36PM
Monday, March 2, 2020

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Defy Gravity in John Mulaney's Ultimate Broadway Mash-Up by Beth Stevens

John Mulaney fans know the comedian is obsessed with Broadway. From a lobstrer singing Les Miz to a Cats-singing commode in a bodega bathroom (not to mention his pitch-perfect Company mockum…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Four-Time Tony Award Winner Zoe Caldwell Is Dead at Age 86 by Beth Stevens

Zoe Caldwell, the four-time Tony Award-winning actress known for her nuanced portrayals of lionesses like the murderous Medea and opera diva Maria Callas, has died at the age of 86. Her son,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42AM
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Patti Murin is Ready to Pass the Frozen Torch to the Next Anna by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:03PM
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Before She Lets It Go: Caissie Levy on What It Takes to Play Elsa in Frozen on Broadway by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:42AM
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Andrew Barth Feldman on Leaving Dear Evan Hansen and Being Excited to 'Eat Pizza Again' by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:42PM

‘Astonishing!’ Remembering Sutton Foster in Broadway's Little Women 15 Years Ago by Beth Stevens

As Greta Gerwig’s big-screen adaptation of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 coming-of-age novel, connects with a new generation of audiences, it’s time to remember the Broadway m…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:42PM
Sunday, December 29, 2019

Tony Winner Santino Fontana on How Tootsie Changed His Heart and Hamstrings by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:24AM
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Come From Away Star Jenn Colella Readies for Take Off from the Show that Made Her a 'Better Actor, Singer and Person' by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:42PM
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Betrayal Stars Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox Relish Their Love Triangle by Beth Stevens

Harold Pinter’s 1978 drama Betrayal, is one of the Nobel Prize-winning playwright’s most popular works. It has been produced on Broadway four times and is currently on the boards in a s…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:54AM
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Amber Riley to Make a Splash in The Little Mermaid Live! by Beth Stevens

Amber Riley is going under the sea to join the upcoming Little Mermaid Live! on ABC. The Glee alum will serve as the emcee for the Disney favorite, which airs on November 5. In the The Litt…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:42PM
Saturday, September 14, 2019

What It All Comes Down To: How Jagged Little Pill Became a Broadway Musical About a Fractured Family by Beth Stevens

Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette’s seminal 1995 album, unleashed a young woman’s anger, intensity and vulnerability into a world of pop fans who were clearly craving its confessiona…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:33PM
Thursday, September 12, 2019

There Is No Comfort Zone in Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play by Beth Stevens

Editor's Note: All week, Broadway.com is highlighting the hottest shows of the fall season on Broadway. Be sure to check back every day for more original photo and video features!   Jer…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:48PM
Monday, September 9, 2019

Venerable British Playwright Peter Nichols, Known for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Dies at Age 92 by Beth Stevens

British playwright Peter Nichols, who is best known for his play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, has died at the age of 92, according to his agent, Alan Brodie. He died on Saturday, September…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:06PM

Venerable British Playwright Peter Nichols, Known for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Dies at Age 92 by Beth Stevens

British playwright Peter Nichols, who is best known for his play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, has died at the age of 92, according to his agent, Alan Brodie. He died on Saturday, September…

SOURCE: Theatre.com at 04:29PM
Saturday, September 7, 2019

Mean Girls Star Taylor Louderman on Leaving the Plastics Behind and What She'll Miss by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:33AM
Thursday, September 5, 2019

David Josefsberg to Replace Rob McClure in Broadway's Beetlejuice by Beth Stevens

David Josefsberg will step into the role of Adam Maitland in Broadway’s Beetlejuice beginning on September 24. Rob McClure, who originated the role of the recently deceased everyman in the…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:03PM
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

This Beautiful Broadway Role Can Get You Pregnant by Beth Stevens

It was a chilly March morning when Kara Lindsay was getting ready for the first rehearsal of her third stint as Cynthia Weil in Broadway’s Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and she was f…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:24PM

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