Saturday, January 11, 2020

Robin Wagner: A Career Designed to Impress « Stage Directions by Ellis Nassour

Without a doubt, it’s fair to say Wagner is one of contemporary American theater’s most successful and respected scenic designers. He has over 55 solo Broadway credits (since 1966’s sh…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Jack Garfein, Acclaimed Director and Producer, Dies at 89 by Andrew Gans

The Czechoslovakian-born artist directed the Broadway productions of Girls of Summer, The Shadow of a Gunman, and more.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Broadway Theater Stands Up to Serial Suer And Wins by Marc Hershberg

Last year, Evelyn Castillo sued the Broadway landlord in federal court over its policy blocking guests from bringing outside food into its theaters.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Megan Hilty On Her Wild Broadway Beginnings And What She Learned Along Her Journey by Jeryl Brunner

As she embarks on a special concert with Jessie Mueller and Seth Rudetsky, we caught up with the TV and Broadway star.

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Nederlander Reclaims Control of National Theatre by Marc Hershberg

After almost four decades, the Nederlander family has regained control of the National Theatre.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Catching Up With Sutton Foster by Jeryl Brunner

The Younger star reveals her hopes for Liza and what it's like to revive The Music Man on Broadway.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Director Sammi Cannold Brings A Groundbreaking Evita To City Center by Jeryl Brunner

Devoted to telling the story of theFirst Lady of Argentina, this director offers a unique context into Eva Perón’s world

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Broadway’s Dirty Secret by Helen Lewis

Ivo Van Hove’s success shows how much American commercial theater relies on European state funding.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

‘Cabaret,’ ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and More: Hal Prince’s Hits Transformed Broadway by Nancy Coleman

When Mr. Prince died on Wednesday at age 91, he left behind several lifetimes’ worth of directing and producing successes.

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Harold Prince, Winner of 21 Tony Awards & Director/Producer of Phantom, Cabaret & More, Dies at 91 by Andy Lefkowitz

Harold Prince, the prolific producer and director who shepherded to Broadway such groundbreaking works as Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof and the record-breaking …

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The Theater Community Mourns the Loss of Harold Prince by Matthew Wexler

The theater community mourns the loss of legendary director and producer Hal Prince. The post The Theater Community Mourns the Loss of Harold Prince appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

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Hal Prince, famed ‘Phantom of the Opera’ director, dead at 91 by Barbara Hoffman

Dim all the marquee lights on Broadway — Harold Prince, the producer and director behind many of the American theater’s greatest musicals, died Wednesday at 91, after a brief illness. In…

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The Theatre Community Remembers Broadway Titan Harold Prince by Playbill Staff

The prolific producer-director died at 91.

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Broadway Legend Hal Prince Dead at 91, Winner of 21 Tony Awards, the Most Ever, Produced “Cabaret,” “West Side Story,” Most Sondheim Shows by Roger Friedman

Hal Prince, quite literally the prince of Broadway and maybe the King, has died at age 91. Really, this incredible legendary figure

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Hal Prince, Giant of Broadway and Tony Award Collector, Dies at 91 by Bruce Weber

Mr. Prince helped bring to life a stunning lineup of shows: “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd,” and Broadway’s longest-running spectacle — “The Phantom of the Opera.”

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Hal Prince, Broadway legend, has died at 91. by Michael Paulson

Breaking news: Harold (Hal) Prince, a longtime producer and director who was one of the most significant figures in the history of Broadway, has died at 91. Among his many distinctions -- he…

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Broadway producer and director Hal Prince dies at age 91 by Caitlin Huston

Veteran Broadway producer and director Hal Prince has died at age 91. Over his long career in the theater, Prince received 21 Tony Awards, including three special Tonys, marking the most Ton…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Broadway Box Office Hits Pre-Tony $35M; ‘Network’ Signs Off On Schedule With Bryan Cranston Win & House Records by Greg Evans

The annual post-Tony shake-out of Broadway closings has yet to get underway, but the pre-scheduled departure of Network last week saw the Bryan Cranston starrer set a couple of records on it…

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James Corden Tweets Credit For “James In The Bathroom” Tonys Parody, Calls Joe Iconis Original His Favorite Song Of Season by Greg Evans

UPDATE with George Salazar, Joe Iconis responses James Corden is giving some Be More Chill credit where it’s due. After drawing some online criticism for not tipping off the national Tony …

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Tony Awards Ratings Stumble As Stanley Cup Scores For NBC & Boston Bruins by Dominic Patten

Hadestown and The Ferryman were the big winners on Broadway’s big night on CBS Sunday, but when it comes to the ratings, the Boston Bruins and NBC were the real victors. Hosted by a more m…

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Tony Awards Review: No Surprises As James Corden, ‘Hadestown’ & ‘Ferryman’ Show How To Get A Job Done by Greg Evans

There were no big surprises or major upsets tonight at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, as Hadestown, The Ferryman, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May took the trophies they were meant to take, overt…

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To Kill a Mockingbird's Celia Keenan-Bolger Wins First Tony Award by Lindsey Sullivan

Hats off to Celia Keenan-Bolger, who has won her first Tony Award! She triumphed in the Best Featured Actress in a Play category for her incredible performance as Scout Finch in To Kill a Mo…

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The Best-Dressed Broadway Stars on the 2019 Tony Awards Red Carpet by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2019 Tony Awards has officially begun, which means dozens of Tony hopefuls are showing off their fiercest smize and poses on the red carpet before heading in to the ceremony at Radio Cit…

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Broadway Legend André De Shields Wins First Tony Award for Hadestown by Caitlin Moynihan

André De Shields was just named a Tony Award winner for his show-stopping turn as Hermes in the new musical Hadestown. The win was announced at the 2019 Tony Awards ceremony on June 9 at R…

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Elaine May, Iconic Star of The Waverly Gallery, Wins First Tony Award by Caitlin Moynihan

Elaine May, the 87-year-old stage-and-screen legend, just received her first Tony Award for her moving performance as Gladys in the Broadway premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Galler…

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The Boys in the Band Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play by Eric King

The Broadway-premiere mounting of Mart Crowley's iconic work The Boys in the Band has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. The Joe Mantello-helmed staging was honored at th…

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Oklahoma! Standout Ali Stroker Breaks Ground with First Tony Award Win by Eric King

We cain't say no! Ali Stroker has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Ado Annie in Oklahoma! The stage-and-screen fave was honored at the…

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Friday, May 24, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019

‘Almost Famous’ musical is almost ready to rock Broadway by Michael Riedel

It’s going to be Cameron Crowe vs. Alanis Morissette at the Tonys next year. Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” begins previews in the fall at the Broadhurst Theatre. But it could be …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Malcolm Ewen has died at 64, a Steppenwolf stage manager and a calming voice by Chris Jones

Malcolm Ewen’s first foray into a life in the theater was in his hometown of Winnetka, in a middle school production of “The Hither and Thither of Danny Dither.” He played the role of …

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

10 Formidable Actors Starring on Broadway This Season by Mark Robinson

These actors are giving audiences a masterclass

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

TodayTix Banks $73 Million to Boost Theater and Arts Ticketing App by Todd Spangler

TodayTix, a Broadway-born mobile ticketing start-up, is looking to expand into a bigger global media and transaction enterprise with a capital infusion of $73 million led by private-equity f…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Network's Bryan Cranston, Hadestown Among 2019 Drama League Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

The annual ceremony, culminating in the presentation of the coveted Distinguished Performance Award, took place May 17.

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How Annette Bening Puts It All Onstage. But Keeps Something for Herself. by Alexis Soloski

The film star is nominated for a Tony for “All My Sons,” a play with which she has a personal connection.

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David Byrne to Bring American Utopia to Broadway and Boston by Ryan McPhee

The Scottish-American singer-songwriter heads to the New York theatre stage himself after penning the scores of Here Lies Love and Joan of Arc: Into the Fire.

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Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused by Michael Cooper

From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases.

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the Tony Awards: 30 Minutes Before Curtain: Hugs, Prayers, Laughter and Noise by Laura Collins-Hughes and Darryn King

Things are tense and tingly enough before the curtain rises at any time of the year. What’s it like during prize season?

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

‘Cinderella’ musical gives Prince Charming a gay twist by Michael Riedel

Broadway’s power brokers took time out from Tony season this week to fly to London to see “Cinderella,” the new musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber. The heat is intense on this one, not o…

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He Takes Us to the Underworld in ‘Hadestown.’ And We’re Glad to Go. by Laura Collins-Hughes

Fifty years into his stage career, André De Shields cherishes the ability to change what is to come.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Daniel Fish’s ‘White Noise’ Set for American Debut by Peter Libbey

The fall season at N.Y.U. Skirball Center will also include 10 interdisciplinary performance works by artists like John Kelly and Mette Ingvartsen.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

How ‘Drunk Shakespeare’ Became a Stage Franchise by Cara Joy David

Five actors, many drinks, short-and-silly scripts and a party atmosphere generated good buzz in New York — and a second edition in Chicago.

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‘Network’ Director Ivo Van Hove On Old Movies, New Dances, David Bowie And What ‘All About Eve’ & ‘West Side Story’ Say Today – Tony by Greg Evans

Network, All About Eve, West Side Story – a really good day’s Netflix queue as well as the latest entries on the resume of Belgian-born theater director Ivo van Hove. Tony-nominated for …

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Catfight erupts among theater critics over ‘Hadestown’ by Michael Riedel

Critics are always sniping at something, but the real fun begins when they start sniping at one another. The members of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle got into a heated exchange last w…

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‘Scotland, PA’ 2001 Cult Film Set For Off Broadway Musical Adaptation by Greg Evans

A new musical based on the 2001 cult film Scotland, PA will get its world premiere in September at the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Off Broadway stage, the company announced today. Directe…

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Nicholas Hytner Plans 2nd New Theater in London by Alex Marshall

The as-yet-unnamed venue is scheduled to open in King’s Cross in 2021. His most recent opened in Southeast London in 2017.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

UPDATE Once Powerhouse “Book of Mormon” Has Third Bad Week in a Row as Broadway Box Office Continues Slump by Roger Friedman

UPDATE I told you last week that the once powerful “Book of Mormon” had gone on discount at ticket brokers, and there

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Tootsie, The Ferryman, Constitution, Win 2019 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards by Ryan McPhee

The three productions will be celebrated at a May 13 reception.

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Diane Paulus to Direct Broadway Revival of 1776 by Ryan McPhee

The production will debut at the previously reported American Repertory Theater; a Los Angeles engagement will also precede the Broadway bow.

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

2019 Lucille Lortel Award Winners by New York Theater

in the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. Full list of winners: Outstanding Play Outstanding Musical Outstanding Revival Outstanding Solo Show Fleaba…

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Broadway Star André De Shields on ‘Hadestown,’ Tony Awards, Racism, Sexuality, and Fulfilling His Parents’ Dreams by Tim Teeman

André De Shields is marking his 50th year in show business in ‘Hadestown.’ In a candid interview with Tim Teeman, he talks coming out, racism, and fulfilling his parents' dreams.

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Photos: Meet the 2019 Tony Award Nominees by Jackson McHenry

Photographs by Erik Tanner. Welcome to Tony Awards season, when the stars of Broadway’s biggest shows are honored while still, in many cases, performing eight times a week. The day after t…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee by Michael Riedel

Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never play…

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Critic’s Notebook: The Broadway Musical Has a Man Problem by Amanda Hess

From “Kiss Me, Kate” to “Tootsie,” shows old and new are working to reflect today’s gender politics. Women fare better, but what about the mediocre men?

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Tony Awards predictions slugfest: 3 Experts track hottest races [Video & Audio Podcast] by Tom O'Neil

Tony Awards predictions experts Michael Musto (NewNowNext), Brian Lipton (Cititour) and I agree that “Hadestown” will win Best Musical, but we disagree on what rival is its biggest threa…

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Tonys 2019: Top 20 fascinating facts, records and stats about this year’s nominees by Jeffrey Kare

Out of all the nominees spread across the 26 categories at the 2018 Tony Awards, 20 of them stand out as particularly noteworthy. Check out the complete list of nominations here. The followi…

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2019 Tony Awards: Nominations Expose Rifts In Showbiz by Lee Seymour

Surprising snubs and unexpected nominations highlight an industry in contentious conversation with itself.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The 2019 Tony Award Nominations by The Tony Awards

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s 73rd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® were announced today by Tony Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth, …

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Jo Sullivan Loesser Dies: Broadway Actress, Manager Of Frank Loesser Catalogue Was 91 by Greg Evans

Jo Sullivan Loesser, a Broadway actress who scored a Tony Award nomination for her performance in 1956’s The Most Happy Fella, married the show’s composer Frank Loesser in 1959 and after…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Roth Sells Stake in Marquis Theatre by Marc Hershberg

The Marquis Theatre will soon have some new names on its ownership marquee.

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Women on Broadway Launches Spotlight Series to Push for Gender Parity in Theatre by Ruthie Fierberg

The annual Women’s Day on Broadway branches out with two May panels focused on parenthood and journalism in theatre.

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Meet Eva Price, Broadway's Powerhouse Entrepreneur by Lee Seymour

With two huge new shows under her watch, the Tony winner is blazing a path through a notoriously difficult industry.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Ryan Murphy Sets Movie Adaptation of Hit Broadway Musical 'The Prom' at Netflix | Hollywood Reporter by Chris Gardner

Ryan Murphy took center stage at New York's Longacre Theatre Tuesday night to host a charity performance of 'The Prom,' ahead of which he revealed his intention to make a movie version of th…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Women in Charge: Virginia Johnson by Allison Benedikt

What’s it like to be the woman who runs Dance Theatre of Harlem? On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Virginia Johnson, artistic director and founding member of Da…

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Disney Investor Day Preview: Unanswered Questions About Disney+ by Andrew Wallenstein

As much as we already know about Disney+, there’s a lot we still don’t know. That’s about to change at an investor presentation on April 11, when Disney will give a demonstration of it…

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Center Theatre Group names its first female managing director by Jessica Gelt

Center Theatre Group announced Monday that Meghan Pressman will be its next managing director and CEO, making her the first female managing director in the nonprofit company’s 52-year hist…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

BREAKING: Patti LuPone Announces Plan to Return to Broadway in All-Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS in Fall 2019 by BroadwayWorld

Sunday was a very good day for Patti LuPone at the Laurence Olivier Awards. Not only did the recently closed West End revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's COMPANY will the award fo…

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‘The Inheritance’ Triumphs at Olivier Awards, and So Does a Gender-Swapping ‘Company’ by Alex Marshall

A six-and-a-half-hour play about the legacy of AIDS in New York won best new play at the British equivalent of the Tonys. “Company” and “Come From Away” were also successful.

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‘Fosse/Verdon’ Is Full of Broadway Legends. Here’s Who’s Who by Alexis Soloski

This series, which debuts Tuesday on FX, includes many midcentury Broadway and film personalities and their works. Here’s a cheat sheet.

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Off-Broadway’s Signature Theatre Produces In a Way No Other NYC Theatre Does by Olivia Clement

Led by artistic director Paige Evans, the Signature operates on a model that cultivates playwrights and community.

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'Sleepless in Seattle' Musical to Skip 'The City That Never Sleeps' by Marc Hershberg

The producers of 'Sleepless' must not be getting much sleep.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

How the Beetlejuice musical conjured Burton and beyond to haunt Broadway by Jessica Derschowitz

For a story about dead people, Beetlejuice has never felt so lively. Tim Burton’s 1988 supernatural comedy has been reincarnated as a new Broadway musical (opening April 25) with Tony nomi…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Corbin Bleu is dancing on the ceiling for ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ by Barbara Hoffman

“I don’t dance!” Corbin Bleu sang in “High School Musical 2,” even as he hoofed it up. A dozen years later, Bleu’s still dancing — this time in Broadway’s “Kiss Me, Kate,…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Is Broadway’s edgy ‘Oklahoma!’ revival brilliant or just bizarre? by Michael Riedel

Who’d have thought the most controversial show this spring would be . . . Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”? A revival of the 1943 musical opening Sunday is dividing audience…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Oklahoma Was Never Really O.K. by Frank Rich

A new production exposes the darkness that’s always been at the heart of the musical — and the American experiment.

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Exclusive! Patti LuPone Opens Up About Joining Twitter: 'Let's See How Long I Last' by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway lovers received an unexpected jolt when two-time Tony-winning actress Patti LuPone signed up for an account on Twitter. The outspoken megastar of Evita, Gypsy and, most recently th…

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Luke Bryan, Billy Idol, Dolly Parton & Culture Club Songs Among Trove Inspiring Lively McCabe Stage Musicals by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Lively McCabe Entertainment, a company that specializes in packaging and adapting iconic intellectual property into new stories for theater, film/TV, and book publishing, is teami…

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Marc Kudisch, Lesli Margherita & More to Lead Flamingo Kid Musical at Hartford Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Hartford Stage's world premiere musical adaptation of the 1984 motion picture The Flamingo Kid. The previously announced production, to be directed by Tony winner and Ha…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Drama League Welcomes 12 New Directing Fellows by Olivia Clement

The fellowship recipients will participate in programs in New York City around the U.S.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick set to star in Broadway revival Plaza Suite by Sean McLoughlin

Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and his wife, two-time Emmy award winner Sarah Jessica Parker, are making their shared Broadway

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

A Climate Show Was Canceled. Then Came the Finger-Pointing. by Michael Paulson and Cara Buckley

One of the nation’s most successful theaters, the Public, shortened the run of a monologue by a prominent artist-activist, Josh Fox. Now each party is blaming the other.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

TOSOS celebrates blues legend Alberta Hunter in ‘Leaving the Blues’ at The Flea Theater by Deb Miller

From her meager beginnings in Memphis through her rise to international fame and triumphant comeback after 20 years of service as a nurse, the life and times of renowned blues and jazz singe…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

ABC set to make live musical adaptation of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN by Gabi Bergman

Last week, ABC announced that they will be throwing their hat into the ring and taking on Young Frankenstein as their

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Pt. 5 in Our Agatha Christie Series: Tommy, Tuppence, and Other Adventurous Flappers by Trav S.D.

This is Part Five of Carolyn Raship’s Agatha Christie series launched here. Almost everyone has heard of Agatha Christie’s characters Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, as they’re constan…

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My Name Is Lucy Barton on Broadway with Laura Linney by New York Theater

…”My Name is Lucy Barton” is a sometimes poignant, often tedious 90-minute monologue… The hope was that Laura Linney would do for it what France McDormand did in the HBO miniseries t…

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LIPTON'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Brian Scott Lipton

Annette Bening is a revelation in a production that still rings true seven decades later.

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COTE'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by David Cote

Heroes peered into the murk and found the white gaze staring back at us.

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BRANCH'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Jessica Branch

This stunning work is one of the most original, entertaining and illuminating new pieces to come along in a long time.

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WINDMAN'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Matt Windman

Matthew Lopez’s inspired two-part, seven-hour drama is unforgettable.

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MACDONALD'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Sandy MacDonald

This chamber musical was a showcase for the extraordinary vocal talents of Joshua Henry.

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DZIEMIANOWICZ'S TOP PICK OF 2019 by Joe Dziemianowicz

This spare, eloquent staging will make you laugh, cry and think.

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Selina Jenkins presents a tale of mammary proportions by Sean McLoughlin

Award-winning comedian Selina Jenkins has created a tale of mammary proportions in the performance of Boobs which will feature in

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The Public Theater Cancels THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED Due To 'Violations of Code of Conduct'

The Public Theater took to Twitter to announced that their production of The Truth Has Changed, which was part of their Under The Radar Festival, has been cancelled due to playwright/perform…

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Interview: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Series' Tim Federle Talks the Power of Theatre Teachers, the “Best Little Secret in the South,” and More

He may be the showrunner for Disney's hit musical theatre love letter, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES, but Tim Federle is a self-professed a?oetheatre dorka?? at heart. And thi…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Peter Larkin, Stage Designer With a Funky Asterisk, Dies at 93 by Neil Genzlinger

His Broadway work won him four Tony Awards. A different audience knew another of his designs: the Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Monhegan Island Watercolor Workshop by Artsjournal

Join us on the beautiful “artist” island off the coast of Maine. Your chance to develop your watercolor painting skills. For beginner/ intermediate level painters. Class size limited to …

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Falling In Love Again, King’s Head Theatre London ✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Falling In Love Again, a new play by Ron Elisha now playing at the King's Head Theatre London. This post REVIEW: Falling In Love Again, King’s Head Theat…

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VIDEO: Go Inside The Rehearsal Room of MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

BroadwayWorld UK reporter got invited into the rehearsal room of Message In A Bottle to talk to cast members Tommy Franzen and Natasha Gooden. Message In A Bottle is the new dance theatre s…

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REVIEW: Rags, Park Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Danny Coleman-Cooke

By Danny Coleman-Cooke Danny Coleman- Cooke reviews Rags the musical which is playing at the Park Theatre London following a run at Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre. This post REVIEW: Rags, Pa…

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Trav S.D.’s Guide to the Pink Panther Movies by Trav S.D.

There is no particular occasion for this post on the Pink Panther movies today, other than that I had nothing else in the pipeline and this one, which I’ve been picking away at for months,…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Charming ‘Leading Ladies’ pleases at Vienna Theatre Company by Darby Dejarnette

Leading Ladies is a charming little farce written by Ken Ludwig. Directed by Eleanore Tapscott, this production at Vienna Theatre Company is sure to be a popular, audience-pleasing productio…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Songs of love and war in UrbanArias’ brilliant ‘Glory Denied’ by Barbara Mackay

If your parents taught you that opera is the ultimate blend of words and music, where both elements are dependent on the other and that the end result is far more than the sum of its parts, …

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Thoroughly Modern Millie Shines In Riverside’s Edition by Bill Hirschman

Riverside Theatre puts a new shine on old tropes in its snappy and vibrant production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Rags the Musical at Park Theatre by Emma Clarendon

We round up the reviews for Bronagh Lagan’s production of Rags which transfers to the Park Theatre following a run at the Hope Mill theatre last year.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

How My Fair Lady’s Shereen Ahmed and Adam Grupper Went From Broadway Understudies to Leading Players by Ruthie Fierberg

On the North American tour of the acclaimed LCT revival, Ahmed and Grupper bring a new My Fair Lady to the masses.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

‘A comic gem’: JEW…ish – King’s Head Theatre by Stephanie Ressort

The shifts in storytelling dynamics in JEW…ish at the King’s Head Theatreare fluidly brought to life, so they never jar, but continue to entertain.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

‘There is little point in denying its political punch’: LES MISÉRABLES – Sondheim Theatre by Aleks Sierz

New blood courses through the veins of the West End’s longest-running musical Les Misérables.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

The week in theatre: Cuttin’ It; The Girl With Glitter in Her Eye; Rooman – review by Clare Brennan

The Studio, Royal Exchange, Manchester; the Bunker; Barbican, LondonTwo young Somali women find themselves on opposite sides of the FGM argument in a fine revival of Charlene James’s 2016 …

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Hollywood under pressure as streaming replaces screening

Movie executives brace for brutal year with big-screen releases in decline and fewer Disney hits

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Welcome to the Rock! Episode 7 by James Marino

Welcome to the podcast series, “Welcome to the Rock!” A behind the curtain peek at what it takes to get a show from a seed of an idea all the way to a Broadway hit. The international hit…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Amazing Grace New York New York by Sean McLoughlin

AussieTheatre has TWO double passes to give away to Amazing Grace New York New York at The National Theatre St

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Rob Delaney: ‘As my career took off, my son got sick’ by Tim Jonze

Ahead of his new standup show, the Catastrophe star discusses working through the pain, defending the NHS and becoming a better dad Rob Delaney is on a canoe, sailing down the North American…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

MoMA & the Nouvel Kid on the Block: Revenge of American Folk Art Museum’s Demolished Building? by Artsjournal1

It’s been 10 years since I published what seems to have been some prescient commentary about the now (belatedly) completed Jean Nouvel-designed 1,050-foot tower (known to CultureGrrl reade…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Helping Drama Students Succeed Part 3: The Introvert by Kerry Hishon

This month we’re focusing on helping different types of students in your drama class succeed. In Part 3 of this series, we’re focusing on the introverts. Going back to the High School Mu…

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Miss America’s Ugly Daughter:  Bess Myerson & Me by Darryl Reilly

More in the spirit of Carrie Fisher than Christina Crawford, performer Barra Grant chronicles her life and that of her famous mother in her engaging and smartly presented self-written solo s…

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Top Picks for the 2020 Midsumma Festival by Arts Review

Celebrating LGBTQIA+ diverse journeys and communities, Midsumma will spotlight an array of spectacular performances, exhibitions, talks and social events, showcasing preeminent queer arts an…

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Romantics Anonymous Begins January 18 in the U.K. Ahead of U.S. Bows by Dan Meyer

The musical starring Carly Bawden and Marc Antolin plays the Bristol Old Vic Theatre.

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All that Chat

Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue