Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Merrily We Roll Along Will Roll Along on Broadway Some More by Darryn King

It's a hit, and it's sticking around for a bit. The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along will extend performances through July 7, 2024. The production, which stars…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of the Musical Wonka Prequel Film? by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The prequel to the Roald Dahl favorite stars Timothée Chalamet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

See Who's Joining Bryonha Marie, Major Attaway, and More in Golden at The Green Room 42 by Logan Culwell-Block, Molly Higgins

Full casting has been revealed for the upcoming concert presentation of the new musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Merrily We Roll Along Extends Broadway Run by Margaret Hall, Logan Culwell-Block

Led by Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, and Lindsay Mendez, the starry Sondheim revival is playing the Hudson Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Reviews: What Do the Critics Think of Madwomen of the West? by Margaret Hall, Andrew Gans

Thomas Caruso directs the New York premiere of Sandra Tsing Loh's comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Amber Ardolino Will Make Her Broadway Principal Debut in A Beautiful Noise by Talaura Harms

The performer will play Neil Diamond's former wife Marcia Murphey in the biomusical beginning next year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Kate Hamill’s The Light and The Dark Will Make World Premiere in 2024 by Andrew Gans

Jade King Carroll will direct for the Chautauqua Theater Company in New York.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

Second WICKED Movie Will Include Two New Songs

Stephen Schwartz has revealed that the second Wicked movie will include two new songs. The Tony-winning composer revealed that the second part of the film, slated for release in November 202…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:32AM

Little Richard: I Am Everything by Trav S.D.

We first posted on “Little Richard” Penniman (1932-2020) back in 2012, and have had occasion to mention the long, tall shadow he cast on American music over 50 times on Travalanche. As a…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:12AM

Amber Ardolino WIll Join the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE as 'Marcia Murphy' Next Year

Amber Ardolino is joining the cast of A Beautiful Noise next year! Ardolino will play ‘Marcia Murphey’ on Broadway in A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical starting Tuesday, Jan…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:09AM

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Life & Times of Michael K at St. Ann's Warehouse? by Margaret Hall

Members of Tony-winning Handspring Puppet Company deliver an emotional story of a man born with a cleft lip and the trials he faces.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Reviews: Read What Critics Think of Gavin Creel Musical Walk On Through by Logan Culwell-Block

Subtitled Confessions of a Museum Novice, the work opened Off-Broadway December 4.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Jodi Benson to Star in Hello, Dolly! in 2024 by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominee and Disney favorite will play Dolly Gallagher Levi in a limited run in Orlando, Florida.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

Alex Wyse Solo Musical Picking Up Speed Adds Performance by Logan Culwell-Block

The Good Night, Oscar star is bringing his work to the Royal Family Performing Arts Space for a limited engagement.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:02AM

‘Merrily We Roll Along’ receives additional extension by Andy Lefkowitz

The revival will now run through the summer of 2024.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:00AM

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Extends Through Summer 2024

Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG will extend performances through Sunday, July 7, 2024 at the Hudson Theatre

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:00AM

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Announces Broadway Extension

Merrily We Roll Along announces a Broadway extension though July 7th 2024.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Jodi Benson Will Lead HELLO, DOLLY! in Florida in Summer 2024

Jodi Benson will lead a production of Hello, Dolly! in Florida next year at Encore! Performing Arts. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:55AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui Will Reprise His Performance as Tommy in The Who's Tommy on Broadway by Darryn King

See him, touch him, feel him: The Who's Tommy has its Tommy. Ali Louis Bourzgui will take on the title role in the upcoming Broadway revival of the rock opera, having played the role this …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:48AM

Alicia Keys Off Broadway Musical “Hell’s Kitchen” Coming to Broadway in March 2024 by Roger Friedman

Alicia Keys becomes the latest pop star to debut a musical on Broadway. Keys’s “Hell’s Kitchen,” currently at the Public Theater, will

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 09:32AM

THE WHO’S TOMMY Cast’s Their Lead

Ali Louis Bourzgui has been cast as the leading role in The Who’s TOMMY opening on Broadway this spring.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:30AM

Inside The BMI Writer’s Room. by Corine Cohen

Last night, I had the great privilege of covering Inside The Broadway BMI Writer’s room with Bobby and Kristen Anderson Lopez who wrote Frozen. Winnie The Pooh and with Jeff Marx one of my…

SOURCE: broadwayshowbiz.com at 09:24AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui to Lead Tommy Broadway Revival in Title Role by Logan Culwell-Block

Currently starring in the national tour of Company, Bourzgui will reprise his performance from the rock opera's run at Chicago's Goodman earlier this year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24AM

50 Years Ago: Serpico by Trav S.D.

The release date of the motion picture Serpico (1973) was 50 years ago today. We went back and re-watched this classic of my youth a few months ago, prompted by Isaac Butler’s excellent bo…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 09:12AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui to Star as Tommy Walker in The Who's TOMMY on Broadway

Ali Louis Bourzgui will play Tommy in the newly reimagined Broadway production of The Who’s TOMMY opening on March 28, 2024.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:00AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui will lead ‘Tommy’ on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

In this exclusive interview, Bourzgui shares his take on the revival's title character.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:00AM

Broadway Finds Its ‘Tommy’: Ali Louis Bourzgui To Reprise Chicago Performance In The Who Musical by Greg Evans

Ali Louis Bourzgui will reprise his acclaimed performance as the title character in The Who’s Tommy when the musical moves from Chicago to Broadway this spring. The casting was announced t…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 8am (Broadway Time)

‘We’re in the now’: how Brussels theatre KVS keeps up to the minute by Chris Wiegand

The Flemish theatre run by Michael De Cock has its own ‘city dramaturg’, functions like a town square and stages shows that reflect a vibrant capital, says the dynamic artistic director …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM

Blythe Daly (Blithe Nightly) by Trav S.D.

Don’t get confused! I don’t mean Blythe Danner or Tyne Daly, but just what I said, Blythe Daly (1901-1965), although I’ve seen many spelling permutations of same, including Blyth Daly,…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:06AM

A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps by Trav S.D.

This is not a review but just a notice that today is the release date for the new documentary A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps. Full disclosure: I have a dog in this hunt! My so…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:06AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023 by Matt Tamanini

Victoria Pedretti Joins ‘An Enemy of the People,’ Additional Casting for ‘Once Upon a Mattress,’ Taub Debuts New ‘Suffs’ Song “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through F…

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‘Humour is our biggest cultural export’: behind the scenes at a groundbreaking Jewish panto by Deborah Linton

A new production in north London is bringing the rhythms of Jewish storytelling, humour and music to the seasonal theatrical staple What else would you call “Britain’s first professional…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM

Pacific Overtures review – small Sondheim is beautifully done by Arifa Akbar

Menier Chocolate Factory, LondonCo-production with Osaka company brings 1976 study of American imperialism arriving in Japan to subtle, funny life When Stephen Sondheim’s 1976 musical prem…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM

‘Look at the bloody tip!’: Jason Manford blasts messy theatre audiences by Chris Wiegand

The comedian posted a video of the ‘shocking’ amount of litter left behind after his performance in a panto, saying, ‘You wouldn’t treat your own home like that, would you?’ “It�…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM

'Waitress' Changed How Sara Bareilles Writes Songs by Broadway Podcast Network

With a filmed version of the Broadway production of "Waitress" hitting theatres, the singer-songwriter-actor reveals all the ways that her involvement in the musical changed her work — and…

SOURCE: www.podtrac.com at 07:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 6am (Broadway Time)

High Schools in U.K. and U.S. Chosen to Be 1st to Produce School Edition of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway Licensing Global has selected two schools to host pilot productions of the Olivier- and Tony-winning play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:36AM

On the Couch with Nicci Wilks

The post On the Couch with Nicci Wilks appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Review: ‘Islander’ at Chicago Shakespeare is a welcome, beguiling musical visitor from Scotland by Chris Jones

This is a contemporary folk tale inspired by the music and sounds of Scotland, earlier seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Has this ever happened before? Go to the August Wilson Theatre, and you’ll see the words “The Kit Kat Club” on all three sides of the marquee. Above it is a two-sided sign that says th…

SOURCE: Masterworks Broadway at 06:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Miss Saigon must close 16 December at Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne

The post Miss Saigon must close 16 December at Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:49AM

English National Opera announces Greater Manchester will be its new home by Mark Brown North Of England Correspondent

The company, which had a shortlist of five cities, had been told funding was dependent on leaving London English National Opera has chosen Greater Manchester as its future home, a year after…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:48AM

'How to Dance in Ohio' is a Broadway musical starring 7 autistic actors by Jeff Lunden

The musical is an adaptation of a Peabody award-winning HBO documentary — it follows seven young people at a group counseling center in Columbus as they get ready for a big dance.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 05:32AM

Abundant inspiration in Art Gallery of South Australia’s 2024 exhibition program

The post Abundant inspiration in Art Gallery of South Australia’s 2024 exhibition program appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 05:24AM

Off Broadway, a Vital Part of New York Theater, Feels the Squeeze by Michael Paulson

The small theaters that help make the city a theater capital are cutting back as they struggle to recover from the pandemic.

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Best Classical Music Performances of 2023 by Zachary Woolfe and Joshua Barone

Feats, farewells and musical treasures in a year of post-pandemic financial pressures.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:01AM

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 5th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 5, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:00AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Midnight Murder at Hamlington Hall

The post Midnight Murder at Hamlington Hall appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 04:19AM

The Angst of Letting Go – Lone Star by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Walter Murphy . . , . Ruth Stage’s production of James McLure’s Lone Star—currently playing at Theatre Row through December 23—is a great example of how a seasoned …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 04:08AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Hell’s Kitchen by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Carol Rocamora . . . . “This girl is on fire” . . . and so is her show. Hell’s Kitchen, Alicia Keys’s vibrant new bio-musical now playing at the Public Theater, is …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:31AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Why the American Theatre Needs Nobel Laureate Jon Fosse by Sarah Cameron Sunde, Samuel Buggeln, Neil Blackadder

By Sarah Cameron Sunde, Samuel Buggeln, Neil Blackadder. This livestreamed event celebrates Jon Fosse with a very short excerpt from one of his plays. We hear from a few artists who collabor…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 02:06AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Six: The Musical's Next Queens Take the Throne on Broadway December 5 by Meg Masseron

The new lineup of queens are the third generation of the hit show's principal cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Broadway's The Lion King Welcomes New Young Stars December 5 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning international hit continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

London Return of Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands Begins December 5 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement plays a seven-week engagement at Sadler's Wells before embarking on a U.K. tour.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Broadway's Christmas Week 2023 Performance Schedule Changes by James Miller

Several shows have canceled and/or added performances during the holiday week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

Mary Kathryn Nagle's Manahatta Opens New York Premiere December 5 by Logan Culwell-Block

Laurie Woolery is directing the Public Theater production about a young Native woman reconnecting with her ancestral homeland.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater