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Monday, December 5, 2022

He Said/He Said REVIEW: Into the Woods by JK

As Mike and I are easing back into our normal levels theater-going, our goal for the 2022-2023 season is to see all of the musicals that open on Broadway - brand new or revival. So far, so g…

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Looking Forward to Winter: December - February by JK

The end of another calendar year is near, which also means we are close to half-way through the theatrical season. And while things generally slow during the winter months, we have a lot we …

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Monday, November 28, 2022

REVIEW: KPOP by JK

Review of the Saturday, November 12, 2022 preview performance at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York City. Starring Luna. Book by Jason Kim. Music and lyrics by Helen Park and Max V…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 12:24AM
Friday, November 25, 2022

Happy Black Friday/Cyber Monday! NOW ALL WEEKEND LONG! by JK

Today's This weekend's gonna be a great weekend, and here's why: We have hundreds of collectible Playbills and Lights of Broadway Cards on sale TODAY ONLY ALL WEEKEND! Playbills from…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving From JK's TheatreScene! by JK

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & HIVE - @jkstheatrescene   Happy Thanksgiving! We are so grateful for all of your support &  enthusiasm for our return on a regular basis! …

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

REVIEW: Almost Famous by JK

Review of the Sunday, November 13, 2022 matinee at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. Starring Casey Likes, Chris Wood, Anika Larsen, Alisa Melendez, Drew Gehling and Rob Collet…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:03AM
Friday, November 11, 2022

REVIEW: Kimberly Akimbo by JK

Review of the Saturday, October 29, 2022 matinee preview performance at the Booth Theatre in New York City. Starring Victoria Clark, Justin Cooley, Bonnie Milligan, Steven Boyer, Alli Mauzey…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:32AM
Sunday, October 30, 2022

UPDATE: We're Almost Back! by JK

Dear friends and JKTS fans,  Here's an update about our impending return! Already, our new Playbill sales page is up and ready for you to browse! (Click the tab above!) We have Playb…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

We Will Be Back! by JK

We Will Be Back! Right now, the ghost light is on, but not for much longer! We've heard from so many of you that you miss our little blog, and it touches us. Thank you all so much. JK's Th…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:25AM
Monday, June 13, 2022

The Best Show Art of the 2021 -2022 Broadway Season: The Sweet 16! by JK

The season is over! It's been a wild ride as Broadway re-opened as the pandemic ebbed and flowed. The one constant, of course, is that each production created wonderful works of show art - l…

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Monday, June 6, 2022

NEW TOURNAMENT! The Best Show Art of the 2021 -2022 Broadway Season by JK

The season is over! It's been a wild ride as Broadway re-opened as the pandemic ebbed and flowed. The one constant, of course, is that each production created wonderful works of show art - l…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 01:24PM
Monday, May 30, 2022

The Greatest Musical Opening Number Tournament: The Championship!! by JK

This is it! We are down to FINAL SHOWDOWN! It's the "New Generation Classics" versus "Current Classics"! Into the Woods vs Come From Away! The Greatest Musical Opening Number Tournament: …

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

The Greatest Musical Opening Number Tournament: The Final 4 by JK

This is almost it! We are down to one contender from each division! That's right - THE FINAL 4! Who will you send to the Championship Round next week!? The Greatest Musical Opening Number T…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The Greatest Musical Opening Number Tournament: The Elite 8 by JK

This has been one of the most interesting tournaments we've done. Once again, there were SEVERAL surprise eliminations. Anything can happen, so vote and spread the word! The Greatest Musica…

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Monday, May 9, 2022

The Greatest Musical Opening Number Tournament: The Sweet 16 by JK

What musical theater fan doesn't love a great opening number? Our new tournament goes in search of the greatest of them all. The original 64 candidates - cultivated from YOUR nominations are…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:06AM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

REVIEW: Company (Wonder-study Edition) by JK

Review of the Sunday, April 3, 2022 matinee at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. Starring Nikki Renee Daniels, Patti LuPone, Javier Ignacio, Matt Wall, Tally Sessions, Kathryn…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:18AM
Monday, May 2, 2022

The Greatest Musical Opening Number Tournament: The Big 32 by JK

What musical theater fan doesn't love a great opening number? Our new tournament goes in search of the greatest of them all. These 64 candidates - cultivated from YOUR nominations are divide…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Broadway Games: The 2021-2022 Broadway Season Quiz by JK

As the Broadway season approaches its conclusion, here's a little quiz about the 2021-2022 season. Good luck! Broadway Games: The 2021-2022 Season 1. The number of musical revivals that …

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

NEW TOURNAMENT! The Greatest Musical Opening Number: Elimination Round Two by JK

What musical theater fan doesn't love a great opening number? Our new tournament goes in search of the greatest of them all. These 64 candidates - cultivated from YOUR nominations are divide…

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Monday, April 25, 2022

REVIEW: Funny Girl by JK

Review of the Saturday, April 2, 2022 evening preview performance at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City. Starring Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, Jared Grimes and Jane Lynch with P…

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Broadway Games: For Openers by JK

In honor of our brand new Greatest Musical Opening Numbers tournament, this week's game asks you to complete the lyrics from these musical openers. Good luck! Broadway Games: For Openers …

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Monday, April 18, 2022

NEW TOURNAMENT! The Greatest Musical Opening Number: Elimination Round One by JK

What musical theater fan doesn't love a great opening number? Our new tournament goes in search of the greatest of them all. These 64 candidates - cultivated from YOUR nominations are divide…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:48AM
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Logo Review: Funny Girl (2022 Revival) by JK

I'm old enough to remember when Microsoft Word Art was new and all the rage. Who knew it was making a comeback in the world of Broadway show art and advertising?  Logo Review: Funny Girl…

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Monday, April 11, 2022

Broadway Show Art: GOAT Tournament: The Championship! by JK

THIS IS IT! Thank you, show art lovers, theater fans and all of you fantastic readers! After more than two years, more than 500 logos, and thousands of your votes, we have reached the end o…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:42AM
Friday, April 8, 2022

Broadway Games: A Musical Mash Up! by JK

Broadway Games: A Musical Mash up! This is what happens when two musicals collide. Figure out each word based on the given clues, then rearrange the "red" letters to win the game! ____ __…

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

REVIEW: Paradise Square by JK

Review of the Saturday, April 2, 2022 matinee preview performance at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York City. Starring Joaquina Kalukango, Chilina Kennedy, John Dossett, Sidney DuPont, …

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Monday, April 4, 2022

Broadway Show Art: GOAT Tournament: The Final 4 by JK

Thank you, show art lovers, theater fans and all of you fantastic readers! After more than two years, more than 500 logos, and thousands of your votes, we have reached the end of our search …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:54AM
Friday, April 1, 2022

Broadway Games: True or False by JK

Broadway Games: True or False This week's game is pretty straightforward. Which statements are true and which are false? 1. KPop will star an actual KPop star. 2. The Plaza Suite website …

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Monday, March 28, 2022

Broadway Show Art: GOAT Tournament: Round 1 by JK

Thank you, show art lovers, theater fans and all of you fantastic readers! After more than two years, more than 500 logos, and thousands of your votes, we have reached the end of our search …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:12AM
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Broadway Games: History in Order by JK

How well do you know significant (and not so significant) moments in Broadway history? Better yet, do you know when they happened? This week's game asks you to test that knowledge. Good luck…

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Broadway in a Box CD Review: West Side Story (1957 OBCR) by JK

At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me the opportunity to use his blog to share my impression…

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