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Friday, March 16, 2018

Industry Editor Exclusive: Actors' Equity Vs. ROCKTOPIA by Cara Joy David

When you think Broadway, a lot of things come to mind. For me one of them is unions because I've had to cover many a threatened strike in my day. Except Actors' Equity, the union that repres…

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Fela!: One Step Forward, a Few Missteps Back by Cara Joy David

It remains to be seen whether <em>Fela!</em> can survive its producers' blunders and triumph on Broadway. Hopefully it will--it's something different.

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Tonys: I Don't Pretend That What Was Wrong Can Be Right, But... by Cara Joy David

Tunick's work for the <em>Promises, Promises</em> revival deserved a nomination, but his eligibility still should have been examined. No question about it.

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Tony Nominations: The Crime of the Century? Well, That's Exaggerating a Bit. by Cara Joy David

<em>The Addams Family</em> got robbed. That is a rather shocking statement, as usually the only things you read about <em>Addams</em> in the press are negative commen…

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It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Tony Time by Cara Joy David

After my last Tony column, I received emails asking follow-up questions. This is my attempt to answer two of them.

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Tony Time Is Here Again by Cara Joy David

This is Tony nominations week. To get you all in the mood to celebrate the golden disk, I am answering another set of questions about the Tony rules.

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Les Freres Corbusier Is Back! And So Is Herbert Hoover! by Cara Joy David

Now that Alex Timbers is a big Broadway director and also the co-creator/writer of an Amazon series (<em>Mozart in the Jungle</em>), I was afraid we wouldn't see much from his th…

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Quick Questions With <em>American in Paris</em> Tony Noms Brandon Uranowitz & Max von Essen by Cara Joy David

An American in Paris is about many things: Paris after the war, the joy of new experiences, romance, love, dance and the relationship between three friends.

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Saying Goodbye to the Freak Show: Side Show's Inevitable Demise by Cara Joy David

And so it goes -- another production of <em>Side Show</em> leaves us. Its cult status will remain, untouched by mainstream attention. This is no surprise to those of us who follo…

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The Fabulous Broadway Season That Was by Cara Joy David

If you ask me, <em>On The Town</em>, which is currently slightly trailing both other contenders in my Tony polling, deserves the win. I, like most, was worried when the show was …

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Something Wonderful: The King and I's Ruthie Ann Miles Talks Tonys by Cara Joy David

If I had to choose the one featured performer in a play or musical, on or off-Broadway, who I thought was giving the best performance this season, it would be Ruthie Ann Miles in Lincoln Cen…

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Friday, November 25, 2016

BWW Exclusive: Broadway Hair Designers Sound Off About What They Do and How They Do It! by Cara Joy David

A show is a product of design-from the lights that you see to the sound that surrounds you to the hair on top of the actors' heads. Hair and wig designers help define characters, though thei…

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

BWW Exclusive: Broadway Stage Managers Sound Off About What They Do and How They Do It! by Cara Joy David

It is 704pm on a Thursday. To the average audience member of THE COLOR PURPLE, the most important person waiting backstage is one of the above-the-title stars Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hollida…

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Special Feature: 4 of Broadway's Hottest Musical Directors Sound Off About What They Do, Inspirations and How They Do It! by Cara Joy David

Who helps an actor to sing material a certain way If you ask the majority of people outside the theater industry they would say people simply sound the way they sound or maybe credit the com…

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