Friday, February 21, 2020

Why ‘The Inheritance’ Imploded On Broadway by Marc Hershberg

The British import that was once touted as the greatest thing since sliced bread quickly turned out to be toast.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Broadway Box Office Soars; ‘Six’ Reigns Supreme; ‘West Side’ Rumbles by Lee Seymour

The buzzy London import 'Six' started strong, David Byrne closed on a high note, and 'West Side Story' is bracing for protests.

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Rose Byrne On Creating A Modern-Day Medea by Jeryl Brunner

Fasten your seatbelts for this contemporary version of the Greek classic.

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

She Created Her Own Love Boat On The Loire by Jeryl Brunner

Céline Blan found a way to share her passion for her beloved childhood river

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Despite Losses, Government Declines To Block Broadway Investors by Marc Hershberg

The government is not going to stop investors from losing their shirts on Broadway.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

The New Musical Emojiland Is Not Only Fun And Funny, But Provides Powerful Life Lessons by Jeryl Brunner

Emojiland’s co-writer and co-star, Laura Schein, shares her journey to getting the hit musical to the stage.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

This ‘Madam Secretary’ Star Returns To Her Broadway Roots by Jeryl Brunner

Patina Miller joins Seth Rudetsky's Broadway at The Town Hall for an evening of song and stories.

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Through Her New Play, Bess Wohl Found A Way To Better Understand The Complexities Of Relationships by Jeryl Brunner

What happens when a couple divorces after 50 years of marriage? The play Grand Horizons has answers.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

For ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Producer Vivek Tiwary, Professional Is Personal by Lee Seymour

One of only two Asian lead producers on Broadway, Vivek Tiwary has a fanboy's passion and an immigrant's drive to get the job done.

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After A Cancer Diagnosis And Nine Months Away From Her Show, This Performer Triumphs On Broadway In Mean Girls by Jeryl Brunner

How Stephanie Bissonnette overcame cancer and returned to dancing on Broadway

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Monday, January 27, 2020

‘Fun’ Front Man Scoring Seuss Musical by Marc Hershberg

The writer of the Grammy Award-winning song “We Are Young” is now making a musical for young audiences.

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

How Pioneer Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Found What She Needed To Thrive by Jeryl Brunner

For the past eight seasons Karen Azenberg has been Artistic Director of one of the nation's most successful regional theaters.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

‘Paddington’ Is Latest Addition To Rockefeller Theater Roster by Lee Seymour

Jonathan Rockefeller has built a burgeoning theatrical empire on nostalgic properties, aimed at children who've never been to the theater.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

How Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” Went From Being Hidden On Her Record’s B Side To Becoming An Anthem For Empowerment by Jeryl Brunner

Gloria Gaynor and Grammy nominees share the impact of music in their lives

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Renée Zellweger On The Impact Of Playing Judy Garland by Jeryl Brunner

The actress reflects on her past and the places that helped inspire her.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Broadway Box Office Plummets As January Scaries Settle In by Lee Seymour

Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest show closed in profit, but it was slim pickings elsewhere, with the Rialto on the edge of a deep slump.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

David Byrne And Beetlejuice Break More Records As Broadway Stems Box Office Bleeding by Lee Seymour

A holiday slump didn't stop the billion-dollar industry from having the most lucrative start to a new year in history.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Best Theater Of 2019: Broadway And Beyond by Lee Seymour

An uneven slate of shows reflected the unsteady state of America's culture writ large, making for a wild, unpredictable year on stage.

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Broken Records Abound At Broadway Box Office - But Year Closes On A Diminished Note Overall by Lee Seymour

The billion-dollar industry closed out the year in sterling, if not historic, fashion.

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

We’re Back At East High With A Brand New ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Broadway’s Kate Reinders who plays passionate drama teacher Miss. Jenn

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

A Life-Changing Phone Call Leads To A Dream Role On Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

Arielle Jacobs shares her journey to play Princess Jasmine on Broadway

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Broadway Box Office Bounces Ahead Of Christmas: ‘Beetlejuice’ Digs In, ‘West Side Story’ Soars by Lee Seymour

The spooky musical has had an astonishing turnaround, and West Side's revival weathered a backlash over sexual misconduct.

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse Presents A Woke Cinderella by Jeryl Brunner

Ella in Rodger’s & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is no damsel in distress.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

How A Dog Film Killed an Animated Version of ‘Cats’ by Marc Hershberg

The new Cats movie has had almost nine lives.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

From Intern To Producing Powerhouse, Working With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joel Grey And Tina Fey by Jeryl Brunner

Meet Jenny Steingart, one of the forces behind Free Style Love Supreme, Fiddler On The Roof In Yiddish, Mean Girls and Sir Patrick Stewart’s A Christmas Carol.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

How Kristin Chenoweth Took Back Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

The Emmy and Tony-winning star shares what matters most.

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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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Monday, December 9, 2019

Plays Soar, Musicals Slump At Broadway Box Office—And The Temptations Break Record by Lee Seymour

Harry Connick Jr. also had a great return to form with his tribute show, and David Bryne's 'American Utopia' had its best week to date.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Meet Caroline Innerbichler Who Stars As Anna In The North American Tour Of Disney’s Frozen by Jeryl Brunner

After auditioning for Frozen 14 times, Caroline Innerbichler's hard work pays off.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Thanksgiving Boosts Broadway Box Office; Tina Turner, Beetlejuice Break Records by Lee Seymour

The holiday week began Broadway's most lucrative stretch of the year - good news after months of under-performing material.

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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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