Wednesday, June 19, 2024

This Year’s Tony Awards Celebrated Women In An Epic And Historic Way by Jeryl Brunner

Go behind the scenes at the 77th Tony Awards. Broadway’s big night was held this past Sunday, at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:43PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Tony Awards Change Tune On ‘Stereophonic’ Performance by Marc Hershberg

After raising some eyebrows, the Tony Awards have decided to change their tune, and the cast of Stereophonic will now perform on the televised awards show.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:32PM
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

After A 40-Year Broadway Career, Kecia Lewis Gets Her First Tony Nomination For Hell’s Kitchen by Jeryl Brunner

Lewis has already won Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards for playing Miss. Liza Jane in Hell's Kitchen. The musical was inspired by Alicia Keys.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:17PM
Monday, June 10, 2024

Directing Three Hit Shows In One Season, Lila Neugebauer Is An Artistic Virtuoso by Jeryl Brunner

With Appropriate, Uncle Vanya and the Ally, this Tony-nominated director brings daring storytelling to Broadway and off Broadway.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:17PM
Sunday, June 9, 2024

Tony Awards Mute ‘Stereophonic’ On Telecast by Marc Hershberg

Despite receiving 13 Tony Award nominations, the cast of the play "Stereophonic" will not perform a song from its score at the Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:00PM
Saturday, June 8, 2024

Bernadette Peters Returns To Broadway In This Stephen Sondheim Tribute Show by Jeryl Brunner

The three time Tony-winning performer shares what she misses most about Sondheim and talks about revisiting her ad campaign from 32 years ago.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:14PM
Friday, June 7, 2024

Celia Keenan-Bolger Stars With Jessica Lange And Jim Parsons In A Family Drama For The Ages by Jeryl Brunner

There’s a lot to unpack in Paula Vogel’s Mother Play. Nominated for four Tony awards, including Best Play, the show is currently at Second Stage's Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:36PM
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Jessica Stone Brings The Big Top To Broadway In ‘Water For Elephants’ by Jeryl Brunner

Nominated for seven Tony awards, Water For Elephants offers a blend of circus artistry (think trapeze, soaring through the air), puppetry, dance and a gumbo of a score featuring folk, bluegr…

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:11AM
Tuesday, June 4, 2024

What It Means For These Artists To Be Nominated For A Tony Award by Jeryl Brunner

This year’s Tony nominees reflect on their shows and how life-changing they have been

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:58AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

She Brings The Great American Songbook To Legions Of Young People by Jeryl Brunner

Through its many programs, The American Songbook Association and Carolyn Montgomery are inspiring students, especially those without access to music education, to fall in love with Ella Fitz…

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:15PM
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

New Program Plans To Put Money Into Broadway Investors’ Pockets by Marc Hershberg

Similar to how loans are issued against film and television tax credits, Blue Fox Financing and Runyonland Productions will soon issue loans against theatre tax credits.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:00AM
Friday, May 10, 2024

This Young Singer/Songwriter Discovered Her Power By Going Inward by Jeryl Brunner

True Jackson’s song, "Paint Me," appears in the new film Prom Dates.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:19AM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Suffragists Take The Spotlight In The Broadway Musical ‘Suffs’ by Jeryl Brunner

With producers including Hillary Clinton and Malala Yousafzai, Suffs shows what it took to pass the Nineteenth Amendment and grant women the right to vote

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:38PM
Sunday, April 28, 2024

This Original Broadway Musical Spotlights A Radical Female Artist And The Mark She Left by Jeryl Brunner

Tamara de Lempicka was an out-of-the-box, rule-breaking painter who has often been ignored.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:45PM
Saturday, April 27, 2024

This New Book Celebrates The Ecstatic Power Of The Mind by Jeryl Brunner

Maurice Saatchi seeks to excite our mental ecstasy

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:44PM
Monday, April 22, 2024

After Experiencing This Broadway Musical These Students Felt Truly Seen by Jeryl Brunner

At a performance of How To Dance In Ohio autistic students from New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies got a life-changing opportunity to meet autistic actors

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:00AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Las Vegas Show Sues Michael Jackson Estate Over Broadway Show Logo by Marc Hershberg

Michael Jackson’s estate is asking the man in the mirror to change his ways.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:37PM
Sunday, April 14, 2024

She Brings Daring Choreography To The Broadway Musical ‘Tommy’ by Jeryl Brunner

Meet choreographer and director Lorin Latarro

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:45PM
Friday, March 29, 2024

How One Performer Takes On Two Simultaneous Shows by Jeryl Brunner

Syrena—a singer, bellydancer, and specialty performer—stars in two shows from Company XIV: Cocktail Magique and Queen of Hearts

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:26PM

A Day In The Life: She Toggles Between Coinciding Productions by Jeryl Brunner

A Day In The Life: She Toggles Between Coinciding Productions

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:33AM
Saturday, March 23, 2024

Water For Elephants: A Musical About Hope And Salvation During Troubled Times by Jeryl Brunner

Based on the bestselling novel, the new musical brings the circus, including a showstopping elephant, to Broadway

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:08PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Since The 1960s This Visionary Nonprofit Has Nurtured Countless Theaters And Artists by Jeryl Brunner

Theatre Communications Group is helping to transform the landscape of theater by making it more accessible.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:49PM
Thursday, March 14, 2024

Dead Outlaw Has ‘Dead’ In Its Title But Is As Life-Affirming As It Comes by Jeryl Brunner

A kaleidoscope of storytelling genres, this quirky new musical about a bandit who finds fame after death is full of surprises and a cool rock beat.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:57PM
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Rule Reversal Opens Up Opportunities To Theatre Investors by Marc Hershberg

West End theatre producers can put on a happy face.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:00PM
Saturday, March 9, 2024

A New Musical Mines The Struggle Of A Couple In A Deep, Caring And Profound Way by Jeryl Brunner

In Days of Wine and Roses Kelli O’Hara and Brian d’Arcy James take the audience on a joyous, jazzy and harrowing ride

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:59PM
Thursday, March 7, 2024

Creating An Animated Film About A Dancing Mayfly To Revisiting Her Horror Film Roots, Betty Buckley Is Unstoppable by Jeryl Brunner

Betty Buckley began her film career with the thriller Carrie. Her newest horror movie, Imaginary, debuts this week. She also created, wrote and narrates the Mayfly

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:50AM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

New Play Mines Shakespeare’s Villains To Give Us A Better Sense Of Ourselves by Jeryl Brunner

In All The Devils Are Here Patrick Page explores Shakespeare's most fascinating and wickedly wonderful characters

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:21AM
Sunday, February 25, 2024

The New Play, Brooklyn Laundry, Places Three Sisters At Its Center by Jeryl Brunner

John Patrick Shanley, who wrote Doubt and Moonstruck, premieres his newest play at the Manhattan Theatre Club

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:01AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Broadway Gossip Travels Long Distance by Marc Hershberg

Broadway’s biggest gossiper brings "remote work" to a whole new level.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:00AM
Saturday, February 17, 2024

In Her Latest Album Melissa Errico Celebrates Sondheim And New York City by Jeryl Brunner

This Tony nominee reflects on her longtime friendship and collaboration with the legendary composer/lyricist and the enduring impact it has had on her life.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:12PM
Friday, February 9, 2024

Commercial Transfer Of Best-Selling Broadway Play Prompts Questions by Marc Hershberg

Branden Jacobs-Jenkin’s acclaimed play about a family returning to their late father’s home will soon be switching houses.

SOURCE: Forbes at 05:02PM

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