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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Stars and the City: Eric Bogosian’s New York by Mfoss

Eric Bogosian, the  actor, monologist, author and playwright, created 100Monologues.com, a series of monologues on video. In this master class of brilliant acting and writing, gifted actors…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 01:54PM
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Instant New York: 15 Fan Selfies with Corbin Bleu of ‘Holiday Inn’ by Mfoss

High School Musical film star, Corbin Bleu is certainly easy on the eyes — and the ears — and can be found live and in person nearly every night of the week on Broadway in Holid…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 02:14PM
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Review Roundup: ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ by Mfoss

Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Christopher Hampton’s 1987 stage adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ 1782 epistolary novel, opened on October 30 at the Booth Theatre.   Tony winners Liev S…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 01:19PM

Review Roundup: ‘Falsettos’ by Mfoss

Falsettos, the 1992 musical about a makeshift modern family dealing with the AIDS crisis, opened on October 27 at the Walter Kerr Theater as part of Lincoln Center Theater’s 2016 to 2017 s…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 01:18PM
Monday, October 31, 2016

‘The Color Purple’ to Close January 8 on Broadway by Mfoss

The Color Purple, the revival of the popular musical based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, will play its final performance at the Bernard Jacobs Theater on Jan. 8, 2017 aft…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 03:35PM
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Review Roundup: ‘The Front Page’ by Mfoss

The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s riotous 1928 newspaper comedy, opened October 20 at the Broadhurst Theatre. Directed by three-time Tony winner Jack O’Brien (Hairspray, …

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 04:07PM
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Show Time: Go Green for Halloween with this Makeup Tutorial for Elphaba from ‘Wicked’ by Mfoss

The leaves have begun to change color. The aroma of apple cider now wafts through your office cubicle. The term PSL is no longer irrelevant. Autumn has fallen. In other words, Halloween is n…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 11:15AM
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Instant New York: 15 Photos to Get You Hyped to See the Rockettes this Christmas by Mfoss

We know it’s not even Halloween yet, but we just can’t help but get excited about the holiday season — and especially the new Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 01:59PM
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Review Roundup: ‘The Cherry Orchard’ by Mfoss

The Cherry Orchard, Anton Chekhov’s classic tragicomedy of a Russian family dispossessed of its estate, opened in a new adaptation by Tony winner Stephen Karam (The Humans) on October 16 …

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 01:27PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Instant New York: 15 ‘Phantom of the Opera’ Photos from Fans Who Can’t Wait to See the Man Behind the Mask by Mfoss

Though there are many new kids on the block who theater lovers are clamoring to see (Hi, Hamilton!), Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera is a classic that is a must-see whether …

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 12:46PM
Friday, October 7, 2016

Show Time: How to Create the Perfect ‘Phantom of the Opera’ Halloween Makeup by Mfoss

The leaves have begun to transition color. The endless odor of apple cider now wafts through your office cubicle. The term PSL is no longer irrelevant. Autumn has fallen. In other words, Ha…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 04:09PM
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Instant New York: 15 Photos of ‘Kinky Boots’ Fans Taking a Trip to the ‘Land of Lola’ by Mfoss

Who can resist standing behind a cardboard cutout, especially when you get to try on a hot bod like Lola’s for size? Certainly not these Kinky Boots fans who yucked it up for the camer…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 11:41AM
Friday, September 30, 2016

Actress Spotlight: Rachel Brosnahan of Woody Allen’s ‘Crisis in Six Scenes’ by Mfoss

Like many people, Rachel Brosnahan first got to know New York City by watching Woody Allen movies. “Annie Hall is one of my parents’ favorite films,” said Brosnahan, who gr…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 10:53AM
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Instant New York: 15 Photos of ‘Matilda’ Mania by Mfoss

Attention, Maggots! Lesli Margherita is back on Broadway in her show-stealing role as Mrs. Wormwood, the neglectful mother of the precociously magical Matilda in the show of the same name, …

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 05:21PM
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Stars and the City: Gerry Polci’s New York by Mfoss

I grew up in New Jersey, about ten miles from Manhattan. So, I have been coming into Manhattan since I was 16 years old. I used to take the bus in. I bought my first snare drum from Manny’…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 12:00PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Instant New York: 15 Photos of Fans Bidding Farewell to ‘Jersey Boys’ by Mfoss

After 11 years on Broadway, Jersey Boys will be bidding farewell to the August Wilson Theatre in January 2017. The 2006 Tony winner for Best Musical will certainly be missed, and fans have…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 02:27PM

Stars in the City: Betty Buckley by Mfoss

I knew I was a New Yorker when I was 8 years old and growing up in Fort Worth, Texas. My mother took my brothers and me to the Ice Capades, and I saw a pair of skaters doing a figure skating…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 11:42AM
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Instant New York: 15 Glam Fan Photos from ‘Cirque du Soleil Paramour’ That Will Make Your Heart Flip by Mfoss

Cirque du Soleil’s newest Broadway smash, Cirque du Soleil Paramour, is about love and a little heartbreak, but there is nothing sad about these fan photos. Show-goers have been dazz…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 05:12PM
Monday, August 29, 2016

Photo of the Week: ‘Cats’ Cast Members Strike a Paw-erful Pose at Stage Door by Mfoss

How do you ad-dress a cat? You call him by his name, of course. These ferocious cast members from Cats, the newest revival on Broadway, depict what it mean to be a Jellicle cat outside of t…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 04:19PM
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Instant New York: 11 Moving Fan Performances of ‘She Used to Be Mine’ from ‘Waitress’ by Mfoss

If there is one new show on Broadway that brings out the raw emotion of life, it’s Waitress, much thanks to Sara Bareilles’ Tony-nominated score . One of the songs fans have quic…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 02:34PM
Thursday, July 21, 2016

From Back in the Day to Broadway: 13 Photos of the Legends of ‘Motown The Musical’ by Mfoss

When Berry Gordy met Jackie Wilson, neither could know what kind of magic their partnership could bring. Beginning in 1957, Wilson recorded numerous hits written by Berry Gordy, which he wro…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 06:04PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Instant New York: 12 Spectacular Photos from Fans of the ‘New York Spectacular’ by Mfoss

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is a tradition for many around the holiday season, and the Rockettes’ new show, New York Spectacular is twice as nice.The dazzling dancers kick the…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 05:44PM
Monday, July 11, 2016

Photo of the Week: Lin-Manuel Miranda of ‘Hamilton’ Takes His Final Bow by Mfoss

As previously reported, Lin-Manuel Miranda took his final bow on the Hamilton stage this past weekafter the Saturday, July 9th performance. Also taking their final bows were original cast me…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 02:34PM
Thursday, July 7, 2016

My Favorite Song: Nicholas Barasch of ‘She Loves Me’ by Mfoss

What I most adore about doing She Loves Me is the remarkable cast. They are all incredibly talented, obviously, but they are also all so sweet. I’m kind of like the little brother. Everyon…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 02:07PM
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Instant New York: 20 Selfies for National Selfie Day with Jason Crespin and Broadway’s Finest by Mfoss

It is no secret that NewYork.com correspondent (and 2015 Ultimate Broadway Fan), Jason Crespin is the selfie king. He even gave us tips on how to score our own selfies with Broadway’s …

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 03:20PM
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

8 Outstanding Moments from the Tony Awards Illustrated by Mfoss

By now you have seen the Tony Awards, nodded knowingly as Hamilton swept the lion’s share of awards, admired the red carpet looks, replayed the moving acceptance speeches in your min…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 04:24PM
Friday, June 10, 2016

NYC Photo of the Weekend: 2016 Tony Awards Set at Beacon Theatre by Mfoss

Just like everyone else, we have Tonys fever here at NewYork.com. That’s why we have selected this wonderful photo giving us a sneak peek of the set for the upcoming 2016 Tony Awards b…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 06:24PM
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Candid Carpet: 15 Captivating Photos from Opening Night of ‘Cirque du Soleil Paramour’ by Mfoss

The stars aligned on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at the Lyric Theatre for the opening night of Cirque du Soleil Paramour, the famed entertainment company’s first real foray into the world…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 06:00PM
Monday, May 23, 2016

Photo of the Week: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Earns His Sardi’s Caricature by Mfoss

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been making us laugh for over half a decade in his five-time Emmy winning role on ABC’s Modern Family, and he has now arrived on Broadway in Fully Committed in…

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 05:35PM
Friday, May 20, 2016

Photo Spot: 25 Candid Photos of Broadway and Dance Royalty at the NYC Astaire Awards by Mfoss

Every year since 1982, the Astaire Awards have honored those with the most twinkling toes and fanciest feet. This year Shuffle Along was the shining star, winning three awards for best male …

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 05:58PM
Monday, May 16, 2016

Photo of the Week: Rhiannon Giddens Performs at Top of the Standard by Mfoss

Rhiannon Giddens will be hitting the Broadway stage in Audra McDonald’s place in Shuffle Along starting July 24, but last week she was caught serenading an audience standing atop the …

SOURCE: NewYork.com at 05:01PM

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