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Monday, September 28, 2015

10 Items at Broadway Flea 2015 That Were Unintentionally Amazing by Lucky

Every year I go to Broadway Flea, I think think the same two things: That it’s for an amazing cause, and that I should be selling my epic piles of apartment-cluttering, Broadway-relate…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

First Glimpse: Catch Me If You Meh… by Lucky

OK, don’t be shocked by this. But there are new shows opening in 2011 that are not Spider-Man. One of them is Catch Me If You Can, a musicalization of the 2002 film that starred Leo Di…

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So Here’s What We Think About Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark by Lucky

It sucks. It sucked after the first preview and after the 30th. It will suck after its first official performance, and after its last, and on its 4,000th, which I’m sure it will play, …

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When First I Met… Reeve Carney by Lucky

Secret: Reeve Carney is not a Broadway actor. Or he didn’t start out as one, at least. The first time I saw him, though, he was indeed playing on a New York stage. And at the time, you…

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Happy Valentine’s Day from The Craptacular (And Lea Michele) by Lucky

Love it or loathe it, everyone’s got something to say about Valentine’s Day. Even Lea Michele. Broadway.com recently unearthed this Spring Awakening-era video of her waxing on ab…

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Happy Birthday Billie Joe Armstrong, Because You Are a God of Rock and Broadway by Lucky

Green Day does this thing during their live shows. They pull someone up out of the audience and make them play the guitar, or sing, or playact some other type of rock n’ roll posturing…

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Q&A: Caught in the Act With… Tony Vincent by Lucky

Tony Vincent made a splash in 2010, originating the role of the sinister-yet-seductive St. Jimmy in American Idiot. But long before that, he was a chart-topping solo artist . We recently cha…

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The Craptacular’s Obligatory Looking-Forward-to-2011 Post, Sort Of by lucky and the mick

Don’t get us wrong. We’re looking forward to the coming year in theater. If all goes as planned, we’re slated to see Dan Radcliffe singing, Aaron Tveit with his shirt off (…

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Weekend Agenda: Blizzardly Edition by Lucky and The Mick

19 inches of snow may or may not be enough to keep us inside—seriously, Billie Joe Armstrong is still on the Broadway stage, its mighty tempting to brave the elements. But. If we man…

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Some Shows We're Trying to Be Excited About, Really, We Swear by Lucky and The Mick

After a few long, quiet months in which half our favorite shows closed and Spider-Man was the only new thing to talk about—if you were willing to break the embargo, that is—The C…

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Weekend Agenda: Spring is… Springing Edition by Lucky and The Mick

Most of the new shows are finally going to enter previews in the next couple days. We’re getting more rain and less snow. And there’s suddenly a truckload of new stuff to talk …

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Poll: Fill in the Blank “Matt Morrison’s New Single is…” by Lucky and The Mick

Broadway expat Matthew Morrison released the first single off his debut album this week. We could say lots of things about it, but frankly, we’re more curious about what you have to s…

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Monday, December 22, 2014

Look At This Hot Photo of Jonathan Groff, Though by Lucky

Happy holidays, y’all! Just thought you needed a little more merry to put in your, um, stocking. Recently I was leafing through this lovely new coffee table book called The Art of Discover…

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Friday, November 7, 2014

A Welcome (Back) of Sorts by Lucky

So, everyone. You may have noticed that things have been a little… quieter… here at The Craptacular lately. There are lots of reasons for this, some of them personal. For one thing, both…

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Friday, August 8, 2014

"Miracle of Judaism" Andrew Keenan Bolger by Lucky and The Mick

"Miracle of Judaism" Andrew Keenan Bolger from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen Oremus Band: Mat Fieldes…

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"Holding to the Ground" Barbara Walsh by Lucky and The Mick

"Holding to the Ground" Barbara Walsh from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen Oremus Band: Mat Fieldes, Ja…

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"Georgia on My Mind" Ben Platt by Lucky and The Mick

"Georgia on My Mind" Ben Platt from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen Oremus Band: Mat Fieldes, Jake Schw…

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"You're Nothing Without Me" Drew Gasparini (ft Andrew Kober) by Lucky and The Mick

"You're Nothing Without Me" Drew Gasparini (ft Andrew Kober) from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen O…

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"Hound Dog/Your Daddy's Son (Mashup)" Elizabeth Stanley by Lucky and The Mick

"Hound Dog/Your Daddy's Son (Mashup)" Elizabeth Stanley from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen Oremus…

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"Fancy" Julia Murney by Lucky and The Mick

"Fancy" Julia Murney from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen Oremus Band: Mat Fieldes, Jake Schwartz, Alli…

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"I'm Not That Girl" Kyle Dean Massey by Lucky and The Mick

"I'm Not That Girl" Kyle Dean Massey from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen Oremus Band: Mat Fieldes,…

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"But Not for Me" Max von Essen by Lucky and The Mick

"But Not for Me" Max von Essen from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen Oremus Host: Andrew Kober Director:…

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"Before the Parade Passes By" Nikki M James by Lucky and The Mick

"Before the Parade Passes By" Nikki M James from "Feels Like the First Time," February 10th, 2014 at le Poisson Rouge. Musical Director: Stephen Oremus Band: Mat Field…

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