Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11am (Broadway Time)

James W. Horne: Comedies and Cliffhangers by Trav S.D.

Director James W. Horne (1881-1942) had an extraordinarily productive career,making close to 300 films over a 30 year career, and distinguishing himself in two genres, comedy and adventure s…

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George Furth: Putting the Name to the Face by Trav S.D.

It has been a joy learning more about the life and career of George Furth (George Schweinfurth, 1932-2008). I’d always known him entirely as a film and television character actor, but it t…

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Jane Cowl: Cryin’ Jane by Trav S.D.

A 1941 Life magazine article says that one Ernestine Russell took the first name Jane, i.e. Jane Russell in honor of Jane Cowl (1883-1950). Boston-born Cowl was a Broadway star and playwrigh…

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Born 100 Years Ago Today: The U.S. Army’s Only Official Pin-Up by Trav S.D.

Today would have been the 100th birthday of pin-up model and Hollywood supporting actress Margie Stewart (1919-2012), whose entire career was limited to the World War Two Era. Originally fro…

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Lillian Randolph: From Old Time Radio to “The Onion Field” by Trav S.D.

Don’t ask me why I did a post on Amanda Randolph first and then waited six years to do a post on her younger sister Lillian Randolph (1898-1980), who was arguably the bigger, better remem…

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Jonathan Groff by Barry Gordin

Award winning actor, Jonathan Groff, chats with Michael Portantiere for the Drama Desk. Jonathan Groff, currently starring in the hit Off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors, was t…

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Sing 'Start of Something New'

Disney+ original series HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES has just released the music video for the song 'Start of Something New.' The song was originally featured in the Disney C…

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Famous For Her Barbra Streisand Impersonation, Christina Bianco Pushes Streisand Aside to Play Funny Girl by Mervyn Rothstein

The actor takes on the role of Fanny Brice in the acclaimed Paris production of the 1964 Tony-nominated Best Musical.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Touring Musical ‘Once’ – Again — Returns To Charm and Move You by Bill Hirschman

If you’ve never seen the Broadway production of the charm-infused musical Once or missed the Actors’ Playhouse version (or just want to see it again), this national touring version curre…

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Photo Coverage: MOULIN ROUGE! Celebrates Vinyl Release With a Signing

The Grammy-nominated Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording released a vinyl on Friday, December 13. To celebrate, cast members Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Sahr Ngaujah, Ta…

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 7am (Broadway Time)

DCMTA 2019 Staff Favorites: Outstanding Performance in a Community Theater Production by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

As the year draws to a close, we asked DCMTA writers to think back on the shows that left an indelible impression on them in 2019. Here are the community theater performances that made the b…

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Revisit the 1978 Broadway Musical Ballroom on Its Anniversary by Nathan Skethway

The musical, which opened December 14, 1978, was director-choreographer Michael Bennett's follow up to A Chorus Line.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 5am (Broadway Time)

I Can Go Anywhere review – asylum seeker's mod makeover by Mark Fisher

Traverse, EdinburghDouglas Maxwell’s two-hander teases and cajoles us with questions about how we see ourselves Jimmy says he doesn’t want to be a story. An asylum seeker in Glasgow, he …

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Krysta Rodriguez on Her Latest Stage Role in “Seared” and Her Collaboration with Theresa Rebeck by Holly Rosen Fink

If you’re a culture vulture and are interested in TV and theater, most likely, you know a lot about Krysta Rodriguez. She can be found at the MCC Theater in a play by Theresa Rebeck called…

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Isabelita Perón in the Spotlight: “Happyland” at Buenos Aires’ Teatro San Martin by Maria Delgado

Alfredo Arias has been based in France for many decades now, but he is an increasingly frequent visitor to the Argentine stage—recent works seen in Buenos Aires include Tatuaje (English ti…

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National Theatre: Inua Ellam’s “Three Sisters” Surges with Narrative Energy, Depicting Sisterhood and Colonial Injustice in the Short-Lived Repu by Julian De Medeiros

In recent years there has been a resurgence of progressive adaptations of Chekhov’s realist classic, “Three Sisters.” Yet none can match the forceful adaptation of Inua Ellam’s swelt…

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How to Deal With Students Who Can’t Handle Feedback by Kerry Hishon

Social media often portrays students as fragile, sensitive snowflakes who can’t handle receiving feedback, especially if it’s negative. However, students need to learn to accept feedback…

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at midnight (Broadway Time)

The Devil Wears Prada Musical Has Found Its Miranda Priestly by Jeryl Brunner

Tony winner Beth Leavel is coming back to Broadway for her 14th show.

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