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Thursday, July 21, 2022

Netflix's "13: The Musical” Has One Huge Systemic Problem: I’m Not in It by Broadway Beat

by James La Bella. @james.la.bella. BROOKLYN, NY - With today’s release of Netflix’s film adaptation, I think it’s time we address the...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 06:29PM

Jane Lynch Moves Up "Funny Girl" Departure to Oh Man There She Goes by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. NEW YORK, NY - Jane Lynch has announced today she will move her departure from Funny Girl up from...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

"Funny Girl" Producers Threaten to Cast Matthew Morrison If Discourse Continues by Broadway Beat

by Devin Wallace. @thedevinwallace. NEW YORK, NY - In the wake of mounting discourse over Lea Michele’s casting in Funny Girl, producers...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Friday, July 15, 2022

Progress! This BFA Program Hired an Intimacy Director to Facilitate Incestuous Program Relationships by Broadway Beat

by Emily Jones. @EJonesy__. WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Hartford State University’s school of acting recently committed to change by hiring...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Grammatical Asshole Insists It's Actually "Ampersand Juliet" by Broadway Beat

by Emily Claypoole. IG: @playdohpoole. Twitter: @thisisemilyok. HUDSON, NY – Recent Vassar graduate, cis white man, and grammar...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Netflix Sues " The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical" for Exact Amount It Costs to Make Official One by Broadway Beat

by Emily Claypoole. IG: @playdohpoole. Twitter @thisisemilyok. WASHINGTON D.C. – Netflix has filed a lawsuit against the creators of The...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

“Wait, You Can Just NOT Release a Movie?!” Screams Tom Hooper After Hearing “Batgirl” News by Broadway Beat

by Mike Abrams. @TheWrongCatDied. LONDON - “Wait, you can just NOT release a movie?!” screamed director Tom Hooper upon hearing the news...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Friday, July 1, 2022

REPORT: 100% of Broadway Lottery Winners Go Broke After Just One Matinee by Broadway Beat

by Devin Wallace. @thedevinwallace. NEW YORK, NY - A stunning report from several Broadway lottery services has revealed that 100% of...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

QUIZ: Can You Steal Leslie Odom Jr.'s Voice Before His Many Henchmen Take Charge? by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr.’s golden, distinctive voice has been warming fans’ hearts and ears for over two...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

11 O’Clock Number Really Enhanced by Audience Member’s "WAP" Ringtone by Broadway Beat

by Cory Cousins. Twitter: @VanHammersly42. MINNEAPOLIS - Local theatre fans enjoying Andrew Lloyd Webber’s acclaimed musical Cats this...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Casting Director Would've Cast You If Your Self Tape Backdrop Wasn't Wrinkled in That One Spot by Broadway Beat

by Sarah Lasko. @SarahEleora. JERSEY CITY, NJ - A shocking report from an unnamed casting director who you just submitted to revealed...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

QUIZ: Is Your Relationship Strong Enough to See “Company” On a Date? by Broadway Beat

by Alexandra Bowman. @scripta_bene. As a musical theatre geek trying to share your interests with your significant other, you...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

REPORT: Local Woman Not Theatre Kid, Just Extrovert with Extremely Limited Taste in Music by Broadway Beat

by Alexandra Bowman. @scripta_bene. WASHINGTON D.C. - At long last, local student Anna Mitchell has been deemed by experts to not in fact...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Broadway Back to Normal Business of Enriching the Same Five Investors by Broadway Beat

by Devin Wallace. @thedevinwallace. NEW YORK, NY - A recent report stating Broadway attendance and revenue for several shows is back to...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Thursday, June 30, 2022

“Whatever,” says Guy Working Door at the August Wilson by Broadway Beat

by Conor Moroney. @conorseamusactor. NEW YORK, NY - In response to today's announcement that Lea Michele will take over the role of Fanny...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

“Funny Girl” Announces Lighting Tech Kevin Will Be Replaced by Sarah, You Know, In Case Anyone Cares by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Following the announcement that Funny Girl stars Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will be...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Playwright’s Muse Doesn’t Know He Exists by Broadway Beat

by Devin Wallace. @thedevinwallace. BOSTON - Following reports that local playwright Adam Ryland’s entire artistic oeuvre was inspired...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Huh? Burt Bacharach Just Announced That "Turkey Lurkey Time" is Actually a Fourth of July Song by Broadway Beat

by Anna Larranaga. @annalarranaga. LOS ANGELES - Well, this is a curveball. Composer Burt Bacharach, of the 1968 musical Promises,...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

REPORT: Desperate Producers Will Do Anything to Attract Audiences Except Lower Ticket Prices by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. NEW YORK, NY - Despite enthusiasm for many new exciting shows like A Strange Loop and revivals of...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Monday, June 13, 2022

“Make the Weird Art,” says Evil Surgeon from “The Human Centipede” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Local surgeon Josef Heiter issued a rousing testament to creativity at last night's Tony...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Thursday, June 9, 2022

Duolingo Adds New Language: Theatre Troupe's Hilarious Inside Jokes by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. Manchester, NH - Language learning app Duolingo is officially adding a new language: local theatre...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Tony Producers Worried What Broadway Bad Girl Mare Winningham Has Planned by Broadway Beat

by Devin Wallace. @thedevinwallace. NEW YORK, NY - According to internal reports from The Broadway League, Tony Award producers are...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

“At Least We’ll Always Have the Movie,” says Psychopath by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - In response to the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen announcing that its Broadway...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Saturday, June 4, 2022

REPORT: It’s Not “Guys and Dolls", It’s "Guys and Action Figures” by Broadway Beat

by Chris Petraglia. @cpetraglia00. PITTSBURGH - Local man Samuel Lee was heard this morning loudly claiming that the guys in Frank...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Thursday, June 2, 2022

"Almost Famous" Musical Headed to Broadway, Will Be Performed in "Rock of Ages" Dressing Room by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY – In an effort take their screen-to-stage adaption above and beyond, producers of the...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

NASA Deployed After Elphaba Actress Just Keeps Floating Away by Broadway Beat

by Vincent Rendon. @vincerendon. HOUSTON, Tx. - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration released new guidance today in response...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Dream Role? Local Drape Ecstatic to be Cast as Broadway Curtain by Broadway Beat

by Divyansh Kulshrestha. @Gr8Divyansh. NEW YORK, NY – Calling the experience an “opportunity of a lifetime”, a local Silk drape expressed...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

“Just Cause It's Optional Doesn’t Mean It's, Like, Weird to Wear a Mask Now, Right?” asks Local Man by Broadway Beat

by Steven Verdile. @stevenverdilecreative. NEW YORK, NY - The Broadway League announced today it is updating its mask-mandate to a...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Sondheim's Flop Era? "Company" Closing After Only Three Broadway Revivals by Broadway Beat

by Caitlin Bitzegaio. @caitorade. NEW YORK, NY - Stephen Sonheim’s Company is closing after only three Broadway revivals of its original...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

“Rent” Audience Given Five Day Grace Period to Clap for Closing Number by Broadway Beat

by Cory Cousins. TOLEDO, Oh. - Audience members attending the touring production of the hit Broadway musical Rent this weekend were given...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

Troubling: Local Man Unclear Which Circle Jerk He’s Attending Pride Weekend by Broadway Beat

by James La Bella. @james.la.bella. BROOKLYN, NY - Bushwick gentrifier and JSTOR-lurker Niklaus Mann expressed concern today as to...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM

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