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Thursday, August 17, 2017

‘Indecent’ Comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances by Matthew Wexler

The Tony Award-winning play Indecent comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances this November.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Russ Kaplan’s Broadway Jazz Session at The Green Room 42 by Matthew Wexler

Composer Russ Kaplan offers a fresh take on Broadway music with his month jazz sessions at The Green Room 42.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Oink! Howard Crabtree’s ‘When Pigs Fly’ Returns Off-Broadway by Matthew Wexler

The 1996 hit returns Off-Broadway in all its glittery glory.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

‘Prince of Broadway’ Exclusive: 15 Minutes with Karen Ziemba by Matthew Wexler

An exclusive interview with Karen Ziemba, the Tony Award-winning actress now appearing in 'Prince of Broadway.'

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Heat is On at Green Room 42 by Matthew Wexler

The cast of 'Miss Saigon' took over The Green Room 42 as a benefit for the National Asian Artists Project.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Hello, Jerry! — York Theatre Company Presents ‘Jerry’s Girls’ by Matthew Wexler

York Theatre Company presents a spotty rendition of 'Jerry's Girls,' a retrospective of musical theater composer and lyricist Jerry Herman.

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The Bees and the Birds: ‘A Parallelogram’ by Matthew Wexler

Stephen Kunke, Juan Castano, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Anita Gilette in ‘A Parallelogram.’ (Photo: Joan Marcus via The Broadway Blog.) By Samuel L. Leiter Geometry-challenged theat…

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What Woman’s World? ‘A Never-Ending Line: A Female Song Cycle’ by Matthew Wexler

An all-female song cycle conceived and directed by Jaime Lozano with the contributions of various female lyricists.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Exclusive Interview: Jessica Molaskey on ‘Portraits of Joni’ by Matthew Wexler

Jessica Molaskey chat with The Broadway Blog about her latest album, 'Portraits of Joni.'

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Don’t Miss: Michael Feinstein’s ‘Showstoppers’ by Matthew Wexler

Michael Feinstein returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with 'Showstoppers,' which pays tribute to Broadway's greatest melodies.

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Bruce Springsteen Heads to Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Bruce Springsteen will make his Broadway debut this fall with 'Springsteen on Broadway,' a solo show at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

In Memoriam: Barbara Cook by Matthew Wexler

Broadway dims its lights for Barbara Cook, who passed away on Tuesday, August 8 at age 89.

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‘Escape to Margaritaville’ Broadway Cast Announced by Matthew Wexler

The official cast for the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, include…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Breaking: Amy Schumer to Make Broadway Debut by Matthew Wexler

Amy Schumer will lead the cast in a new play by Steve Martin and directed by Jerry Zaks. Opening night is slated for November 29,2017.

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Don’t Miss: The Green Room 42 by Matthew Wexler

Constantine Maroulis at The Green Room 42. (Photo provided by The Green Room 42.) Looking for entertainment options beyond Broadway? The Green Room 42 is the Theater…

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Swipe Right: ‘Curvy Widow’ by Matthew Wexler

Nancy Opel stars in the hilarious real-life story of Bobby Goldman's return to dating after the death of her husband.

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Don’t Miss: ‘Women of the Wings’ at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Matthew Wexler

An evening of new work and classic favorites, 'Women of the Wings' celebrates female musical theatre writers of today.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Exclusive Interview: ‘Curvy Widow”s Nancy Opel by Matthew Wexler

Broadway veteran Nancy Opel discusses her latest role in the new Off Broadway musical, 'Curvy Widow.'

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Broadway Dims Its Lights in Honor of Sam Shepard by Matthew Wexler

The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated playwright, actor and novelist Sam Shepard, who passed away on Thursday, July 27 at age 73.

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Rockin’ Kitty: Theatreworks USA’s ‘Pete the Cat’ by Matthew Wexler

Theatreworks USA's annual free theater for young audiences is a cat catch not to be missed.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Swingin’ the Dream: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by Matthew Wexler

When the merry sprite Puck meddles with a magical love potion, young lovers lost in the woods mysteriously find themselves infatuated with the wrong person in this hilarious, fairy tale fant…

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Exclusive: Broadway & Beyond with GoLocalProv by Matthew Wexler

What's hot this summer on Broadway and beyond? That was the subject of The Broadway Blog's first live interview segment with Go Local Prov, where we'll be checking in every few weeks with ou…

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Sweet Treat: A Broadway-Inspired Itinerary by Matthew Wexler

Our latest itinerary pairs 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' with some of New York City's sweetest destinations. This 'Golden Ticket' adventure includes a chocolate tour, Dylan's Candy B…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

And the Show Came Crumbling Down: ‘A Wall Apart’ by Matthew Wexler

An original rock musical about a 30-year love story set against the backdrop of the Berlin Wall featuring a score by Air Supply's Graham Russell.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A Life Unraveled: ‘Dear Jane,’ by Matthew Wexler

Set in an NYC rehearsal room, 'Dear Jane,' journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past.

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Breaking: Mandy Patinkin Joins ‘Great Comet’ for 3 Weeks Only by Matthew Wexler

Tony and Emmy Award winner Mandy Patinkin will make his long-awaited return to Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, starring as ‘Pierre’ from August 15 - Septe…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Proud and Tall: ‘And She Would Stand Like This’ by Matthew Wexler

A theatrical retelling of Euripides' The Trojan Women fused with the world of underground LGBTQ+ ball culture.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Air Supply’s Graham Russell’s Return to Musical Theater: ‘A Wall Apart’ by Matthew Wexler

Air Supply's Lord Graham Russell discovers his return to musical theater and writing the score for 'A Wall Apart.'

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Weston Playhouse Founding Directors Pass the Baton by Matthew Wexler

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's Founding Directors have announced that the company’s 2018 season will be their last.

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The Best of Times? ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ at San Francisco Playhouse by Matthew Wexler

Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, San Francisco Playhouse offers its take on 'La Cage aux Folles.'

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

An Imperfect Equation: ‘Numbers Nerds’ by Matthew Wexler

An almost all-girls math team heads to the National Math SUM-IT to bring home the win.

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