Friday, May 24, 2019

Interview: Tony Nominee Casey Nicholaw, ‘The Prom’ by Matthew Wexler

Tony Nominee Casey Nicholaw (Best Director) chat about working on "The Prom" and what it took to bring this heartfelt and high-energy musical to Broadway. The post Interview: Tony Nominee Ca…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Unearthing the Family Tree: ‘Curse of the Starving Class’ by Matthew Wexler

Terry Kinney directs a revival of "Curse of the Starving Class," which delivers visual theatrics but doesn't cast any spells with an emotionally uninvolved production. The post Unearthing th…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tiny Puppets and a Dystopian Future: ‘Feral’ at 59E59 by Matthew Wexler

Tortoise in a Nutshell's 'Feral' combines puppetry, film, and live sound to create and destroy a world in front of its audience’s eyes. The post Tiny Puppets and a Dystopian Future: ‘Fe…

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Two for One – Broadway by the Year: 1965 and 1978 by Matthew Wexler

Scott Siegel's beloved "Broadway by the Year" series returned to The Town Hall, highlighting hits and flops from 1965 and 1978. The post Two for One – Broadway by the Year: 1965 and 1978 …

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Broadway Stars Align on VACAYA’s Inaugural Cruise by Matthew Wexler

VACAYA has announced Kristin Chenoweth as the godmother of its inaugural cruise, along with appearances by Katherine McPhee, Alex Newell, Leslie Jordan, Lesli Margherita, and more. The post…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Foul Ball: ‘Miracle’ at Chicago’s Royal George Theater by Matthew Wexler

"Miracle," a new musical by Jason Brett and Michael Mahler, brings to life the Chicago Cubs' long overdue 2016 World Series win. The post Foul Ball: ‘Miracle’ at Chicago’s Royal Georg…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

7 to See at Feinstein’s at the Nikko This June by Matthew Wexler

San Francisco's Feinstein's at the Nikko celebrates Pride Month with an exciting line-up of artists. The post 7 to See at Feinstein’s at the Nikko This June appeared first on The BroadwayB…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Chuckles From the Past: ‘Enter Laughing’ by Matthew Wexler

York Theatre Company presents a revival of 'Enter Laughing,' a musical based on Carl Reiner’s semi-autobiographical novel that follows the misadventures of a star-struck teenager in 1930s …

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A Tale for Two Seasons: Goodman Theatre’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ by Matthew Wexler

Chicago's Tony Award-winning theater comany presents 'The Winter's Tale' in a visually dynamic new production directed by Robert Falls. The post A Tale for Two Seasons: Goodman Theatre’s…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Meet the Tony Nominees: Mary Testa of ‘Oklahoma!’ by Matthew Wexler

Mary Testa chats about her Tony-nominated role in the explosive revival of "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!" now playing on Broadway. The post Meet the Tony Nominees: Mary Testa of ‘O…

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

¡Viva Mexico! Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Luzia’ by Matthew Wexler

Cirque du Soleil's 'Luzia' celebrates the cultural and mystical qualities of Mexico in a thrilling show performed under a big top. The post ¡Viva Mexico! Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Luzia’ a…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Society’s Chains That Bind: ‘Lockdown’ by Matthew Wexler

The new Off-Broadway play "Lockdown" takes an authentic, intimate and powerful look at the impact of long-term incarceration and the reality of what life inside prison is really like.. The p…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

6 Things to Know About Outer Critics Circle Nominee Glenda Jackson by Matthew Wexler

The Tony Award-winning actress continues to wow audiences in "King Lear." Here are six insights about the legendary performer's life. The post 6 Things to Know About Outer Critics Circle Nom…

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Travis Moser Sings Linda Ronstadt at The Green Room 42 by Cleo Aukland

Cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser makes his Green Room 42 debut with 'Just One Look: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt.' The post Travis Moser Sings Linda Ronstadt at The Green Ro…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The Theater Directory by Keri

Curtain Up: Your Ultimate Pride Guide to NYC Culture Are you headed to New York City for the epic trifecta of WorldPride, NYC Pride and… The post The Theater Directory appeared first on Th…

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Actor Prepares: Santino Fontana Swings Both Ways in Broadway’s ‘Tootsie’ by Matthew Wexler

Santino Fontana stars in the musical version of "Tootsie," based on the film about an actor who disguises himself as a woman to land a leading role. The post Actor Prepares: Santino Fontana …

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Monday, May 6, 2019

A Season of Cyndi Lauper by Matthew Wexler

The New York Pops honored music icon and activist Cyndi Lauper, kicking off a season of Cyndi that includes appearances at WorldPride and the Hollywood Bowl. The post A Season of Cyndi Laupe…

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Theater Buff: Drew Redington From ‘The Prom’ by Matthew Wexler

The Broadway Blog chats with Drew Redington, currently appearing in the Tony-nominated musical, "The Prom." The post Theater Buff: Drew Redington From ‘The Prom’ appeared first on The Br…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

What Happens When the Radioactive Dust Settles: Steppenwolf’s ‘The Children’ by Matthew Wexler

The Chicago premiere of Lucy Kirkwood's Tony-nominated play, "The Children," portrays a pair of retired nuclear scientists, startled by a visit from a former colleague. The post What Happen…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Last Chance: ‘Atlantis’ at Virginia Rep Through May 5 by Matthew Wexler

A young refugee washes ashore on the eve of a sacred solstice, igniting political chaos and giving birth to an unexpected new leader. It's your last chance to see "Atlantis" at Virginia Rep.…

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Everybody Focus, Please: ‘Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie’ by Matthew Wexler

The Mad Ones return with another mesmerizingly subtle theatrical exploration of human behavior with 'Mrs. Murray's Menagerie.' The post Everybody Focus, Please: ‘Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Broadway’s Bawdy Bloodbath: ‘Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus’ by Matthew Wexler

Taylor Mac's bloody absurdist comedy invigorates Broadway, starring Nathan Lane, Kristen Nielsen and Julie White. Directed by George C. Wolfe. The post Broadway’s Bawdy Bloodbath: ‘Gary…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

2019 Tony Award Nominations! Full List by Matthew Wexler

The race is on! Check out this year's Tony Award nominations, including "Hadestown," "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Ink," "Tootsie," "The Ferryman," "Oklahoma!" and more. The post 2019 Tony Award…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

MCC Theater Announces 33rd Season by Cleo Aukland

The venerable Off-Broadway theater company launches its first full season in their new Hell's Kitchen home. The post MCC Theater Announces 33rd Season appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Drink with Caution: ‘Beetlejuice’ Opens on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

"Beetlejuice," the $21 million movie-to-musical Broadway adaptation, ranges from laugh-out-loud to offensive. It's enough to kill your taste for theater. The post Drink with Caution: ‘Beet…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

This Ain’t No Spelling Bee: ‘safeword.’ by Matthew Wexler

S. Asher Gelman's new play, "safeword.," reveals how the people closest to us often have the most to hide. The post This Ain’t No Spelling Bee: ‘safeword.’ appeared first on The Broad…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Go to Hell: An Electrifying ‘Hadestown’ Descends on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Anaïs Mitchell's new musical, "Hadestown," intertwines to Greek myths into a timeless and breathtaking cautionary tale about the power of love. The post Go to Hell: An Electrifying ‘Hades…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Fake News? It Depends on Who You Ask: ‘Ink’ on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

James Graham's new play, "Ink," follows a young Rupert Murdoch as he purchases a struggling newspaper and sets out to make it a must-read smash that will destroy and horrify the competition.…

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A Fly on the Wall of an Altered Universe: ‘Hillary and Clinton’   by Matthew Wexler

Playwright Lucas Hnath reimagines the first month of the 2008 Democratic primary in his new play, "Hillary and Clinton." The post A Fly on the Wall of an Altered Universe: ‘Hillary and Cli…

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It’s In to Be Out: 2018-19 Outer Circle Critics Nominations by Matthew Wexler

It’s in to be out. That is if you’re nominated for an Outer Circle Critics Award. Here are this season's nominations. The post It’s In to Be Out: 2018-19 Outer Circle Critics Nominati…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Patient and the Patriarchy: ‘The Pain of My Belligerence’ by Matthew Wexler

Halley Feiffer’s "The Pain of My Belligerence" sheds light on how we perpetuate our roles within a patriarchal culture and the promise of a new paradigm. The post The Patient and the Patri…

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