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Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Top 25 Longest Running UK Productions: A By The Numbers Infographic! by Reilly Hickey

Jolly ho, there mateys! Wait.  that’s not British. That’s British meets some kind of weird Australian pirate or something. Anyway, what I meant to say is . . . Our Infographic series is…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Podcast Episode 178 — Broadway Licensing President, Sean Cercone by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/958349-episode-178-sean-cercone.mp3   If you listen to this podcast, in the midst of Sean’s passion for our art form, you’ll hear a lot of …

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Episode 172 – Sierra Boggess by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/910878-episode-172-sierra-boggess.mp3   In my podcast with Broadway Star Danny Burstein, I remarked how I had been remiss in asking Actors to appear o…

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

GUEST BLOG: Introducing Young Women to Backstage Theatrical Arts by Elsa Ward by Reilly Hickey

When I came to NYC in 1986, fresh out of graduate school with an MFA from Rutgers University in theatrical design, I was offered my first job in the theater world – costume designer. A…

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Episode 166 – Kristen Blodgette by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/856495-episode-166-kristen-blodgette.mp3 Listen to about 15 seconds of this podcast, and you’ll hear a joy in Kristen Blodgette’s voice that tel…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Episode 163 – Daniel Goldfarb by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/830166-episode-163-daniel-goldfarb.mp3   I met Daniel Goldfarb back in 1997, when I company managed a workshop of Parade.  Daniel was Alfred UhryR…

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Episode 161 – Richard Maltby, Jr. by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/817488-episode-161-richard-maltby.mp3   When Richard Maltby, Jr. was asked to put together a revue for Manhattan Theatre Club, he said “yes,̶…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Episode 160 – Joe Iconis by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/810950-episode-160-joe-iconis.mp3 Click above to listen to my podcast with Joe! Listen to it on iTunes here. (And if you like the podcast, give it a great…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Episode 159 – David Auburn by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/804857-episode-159-david-auburn.mp3   I’ll never forget the gasp that came from the audience at the end of Act One when I saw David Auburn’…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Episode 158 – John Weidman by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/798864-episode-158-john-weidman.mp3   It’s back! After a brief summer vacation, the Podcast has returned! We’ve done a little “renova…

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Episode 157 – Tony Award Winning Director, Rebecca Taichman by Reilly Hickey

Rebecca Taichman won a Tony Award for directing on Broadway . . . for a show she conjured up in grad school. Through years of determination, steadfastness, ego-checking, and intense collabor…

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Episode 157 – Rebecca Taichman by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/717081-episode-157-rebecca-taichman.mp3 Rebecca Taichman won a Tony Award for directing on Broadway . . . for a show she conjured up in grad school. Through…

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Podcast Episode 156 – David Lindsay-Abaire by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/706139-episode-156-david-lindsay-abaire.mp3   David Lindsay-Abaire wrote about a half-dozen plays before he ever considered himself a playwright. Now,…

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Podcast Episode 155 – The Profilic Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Nelle Nugent by Reilly Hickey

Nelle Nugent is one of Broadway’s most prolific play Producers, and she started out as a Production Assistant. She worked her way to the top at a time when women weren’t supposed…

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Podcast Episode 155 – Nelle Nugent by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/696583-episode-155-nelle-nugent.mp3   Nelle Nugent is one of Broadway’s most prolific play Producers, and she started out as a Production Assista…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Podcast Episode 153 – Tony Winner & Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Showrunner Warren Leight by Reilly Hickey

My wife and I spend a lot of time with Warren Leight. You probably do too . . . Because we, like you (admit it), watch a lot of Law & Order SVU and Warren was a writer and showrunner …

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Podcast Episode 150 – Danny Burstein by Reilly Hickey

  I call myself an a$$hole in this podcast episode. Why? Because in my desire to put a spotlight on the business of Broadway, and give you a peek into the professions who aren’t …

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 3/4/2018: Forget the Ides, Beware the Beginning of March! by Reilly Hickey

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending March 4, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Podcast Episode 143 – Catherine Zuber by Reilly Hickey

  If there was a ranking of what I know about each element of the theater, costume design would come in last. I lasted about 4 hours in my costume shop rotation during my internship at …

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

End of Q2 Results for Broadway’s 2017-18 Season. by Reilly Hickey

  We’re so hot right now, If Broadway was an Index fund, Warren Buffet would be buying it!  Just look at that double-digit gross increase!  I mean, Amazon would be jealous of th…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Three Best Motivational Books I’ve Read in the Past Three Months by Reilly Hickey

And every single one of them written by a woman. Coincidence? Nay. 1.  You Are A Badass (and You Are A Badass About Making Money) by Jen Sincero 2.  The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins 3.  G…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Broadway’s First Best Price Guarantee . . . at Once On This Island by Reilly Hickey

It broke my heart. About two years ago, I was talking to someone on the subway with a Playbill in their hand (as I’m wont to do), and after my first few focus-group-like openers (“What d…

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Podcast Episode 128 – Chris Jones by Reilly Hickey

If you’ve ever gotten a bad review (which means everyone who has ever worked in this business), then you’ve probably dreamed about what the theater would be like without critics.…

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

BWW Interview: Lauren Worsham Talks Sky Pony, Dog Days and Makes an Exciting Announcement! by Reilly Hickey

Tony nominee Lauren Worsham spoke with BroadwayWorld about her new Sky Pony album and upcoming role in Dog Days. Worsham also makes a special announcement about what is in store for her next…

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

BWW Interview: Vivian Reed on the Edith Piaf Celebration and Importance of 'Passion' by Reilly Hickey

Broadwayworld spoke with Vivian Reed, two-time Tony nominee, about her upcoming performance at the Celebration and why Edith Piaf's 'passion' is universal.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

MISERY's David Korins and Will Frears Join Strand Ovation Series by Reilly Hickey

As a part of its new Ovation Series, the Strand will welcome Misery scenic designer David Korins and director Will Frears on Monday, December 14th.

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Friday, December 4, 2015

Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe and More Join RAISE THE ROOF Benefit Concert by Reilly Hickey

Upper West Siders, Victoria Clark, Jessica Fontana, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Howard McGillin, Mary Beth Peil, Sherie Rene Scott and Allyson Tucker and other Broadway favorites, Derrick Baskin,…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Receives 22nd Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize by Reilly Hickey

On Monday, November 30, playwright, novelist and songwriterSuzan-Lori Parkswas awarded the22ndannual Dorothy and LillianGish Prizeat The Public Theater in New York City.

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Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess and More to Perform at ASTEP's NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS Concert by Reilly Hickey

ASTEPArtists Striving to End Poverty announces its starry Seventh Annual New York City Christmas A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 14 at 700 PM at Joe's Pub at The…

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Friday, November 27, 2015

Howard Sherman Explains How Broadway Should Respond to Characters Flooding Times Square by Reilly Hickey

Howard Sherman, an arts administrator and producer, recenetly wrote an opinion piece stating, 'how Broadway can reclaim Broadway by taking to the streets.'

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces New HAMILTON Souvenir Booklet by Reilly Hickey

HAMILTON creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda announced on Twitter today that a new souvenir booklet is now available at the show.

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