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Friday, October 20, 2023

Isabelle McCalla on Stepping Into Maizy’s Shoes in Shucked by Frank Dilella For Broadway Direct

There’s a new girl in town in Cob County! The hit musical comedy Shucked recently welcomed actress Isabelle McCalla, who took over the role of Maizy, the show’s leading lady with a heart…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 02:56PM
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tony Award Winner Leslie Odom Jr. Takes on the Late, Great Sam Cooke by Frank Dilella For Broadway Direct

Broadway favorite Leslie Odom Jr. returns to film this winter in the stage-to-screen transfer of One Night in Miami. The movie, which marks Oscar-winner Regina King’s feature directorial d…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:48AM
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Returns to the Spotlight on Netflix by Frank Dilella For Broadway Direct

The late August Wilson’s Tony-nominated play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom returns to the spotlight — but this time it’s on-screen, courtesy of celebrated director George C. Wolfe. The fi…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:12AM
Thursday, October 15, 2020

Heidi Schreck on Bringing What The Constitution Means to Me to Stream by Frank Dilella For Broadway Direct

Heidi Schreck’s What The Constitution Means to Me is the little show that could – and is doing! The politically-infused work, which debuted off-Broadway in 2018 and later premiered on Br…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:38AM
Tuesday, October 6, 2020

The Boys Are Back… On Screen by Frank Dilella For Broadway Direct

Mart Crowley’s seminal play The Boys in the Band — about a bunch of gay friends living in New York City in the late 60s — is set to return to the screen courtesy of entertainment powe…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:51AM
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

How The Roger Rees Awards Will Celebrate High School Theater This Year by Frank Dilella For Broadway Direct

Every spring for the past decade, dozens of high school theater students in New York City and the surrounding area have gathered together to compete for what are now known as the Roger Rees …

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:35AM
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Mary-Louise Parker on Coming Home to the Theater by Frank Dilella For Broadway Direct

Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award winner Mary-Louise Parker is in high demand on Broadway. She made her stand-out debut in Prelude to a Kiss, won the Tony for Proof, and was most recently a…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 02:17PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards