Friday, September 23, 2022

Review: ‘Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical’ Is Still Seeking #JusticeForBarb by Billy McEntee

Broadway Blog reviews 'Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical,' the 'Stranger Things' send-up now running at Playhouse 46 at St. Luke's. The post Review: ‘Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical’…

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Performances Have Begun for ‘The Piano Lesson’ by Billy McEntee

August Wilson's acclaimed drama returns to Broadway after thirty years, playing to a sold-out house. The revival runs for 17 weeks only. The post Performances Have Begun for ‘The Piano Les…

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Monday, September 19, 2022

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Will Close on Broadway, Ending Historic 35-Year Run by Billy McEntee

The longest-running production in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'The Phantom of the Opera,' will close February 2023. The post ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Will Close on Broadwa…

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‘Monet’s Garden, The Immersive Experience’ Comes to NYC November 1 by Billy McEntee

"Monet’s Garden" thrusts visitors into a multi-sensory and multimedia voyage that reveals the inspiration behind some of the world’s greatest masterpieces. The post ‘Monet’s Garden,…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:13PM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Watch: Little Amal Arrives at JFK, Beginning 17 Days of Events Across Five Boroughs by Billy McEntee

Little Amal arrived in New York City to a musical welcome at JFK airport led by the Met Orchestra, kicking off 17 days of events across five boroughs. The post Watch: Little Amal Arrives at …

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Lillias White Takes the Stage as Hermes in ‘Hadestown’ by Billy McEntee

Watch a new video from the official "Hadestown" social media account showing the thunderous applause Lillias White received at her first entrance. The post Lillias White Takes the Stage as H…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:25PM
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

‘The Music Man’ Sets Broadway Closing Date by Billy McEntee

The smash hit Broadway revival of 'The Music Man' led by Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster has announced its closing date. The post ‘The Music Man’ Sets Broadway Closing Date …

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Monday, September 12, 2022

‘Heathers: The Musical’ Releases First Clip Ahead of Streamed Release on Roku by Billy McEntee

Roku has released an exclusive clip of the "Heathers: The Musical" live capture ahead of its release on Friday via The Roku Channel. The post ‘Heathers: The Musical’ Releases First Clip …

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Friday, September 9, 2022

‘Into the Woods’ Extends One Final Time by Billy McEntee

Jordan Roth announced that the hugely acclaimed revival of "Into the Woods" will be extended one final time through Sunday, January 8, 2023.   The post ‘Into the Woods’ Extends One F…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:19AM
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford ‘Sweeney Todd’ Coming to Broadway by Billy McEntee

The rumored Broadway revival of 'Sweeney Todd' was confirmed this morning, with Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford officially leading the cast. The post Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford ‘…

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Monday, September 5, 2022

‘The Piano Lesson’ Unveils its New Broadway Marquee by Billy McEntee

"The Piano Lesson" is directed by Tony nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson, the first woman to ever direct an August Wilson play on Broadway. The post ‘The Piano Lesson’ Unveils its Ne…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:03AM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Tickets for KPOP Are Now on Sale by Billy McEntee

"KPOP" is a multimedia experience that explores the relentless discipline, raw talent, and commercial ambition behind the international sensation. The post Tickets for KPOP Are Now on Sale…

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Three Off-Broadway Shows to See This Fall by Billy McEntee

See new plays that span styles and the boroughs this fall, including works by Will Arbery, Anna Kohler, and The Institute of Useless Activity. The post Three Off-Broadway Shows to See This F…

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford-Led ‘Sweeney Todd’ Revival Rumored by Billy McEntee

A revival of the beloved Stephen Sondheim musical Sweeney Todd led by Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford is rumored to arrive on Broadway spring 2023. The post Josh Groban and Annaleigh …

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Review: ‘Lavender Men’ Is A Humane, Powerful Exploration of Queer Desire by Billy McEntee

The Broadway Blog reviews Roger Q. Mason's 'Lavender Men,' a world premiere new work running at Los Angeles' Skylight Theatre through September 4th. The post Review: ‘Lavender Men’ Is A …

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Elton John’s ‘Tammy Faye’ Musical Leads New Almeida Season; Paul Mescal Also Featured by Billy McEntee

Elton John's long-gestating new musical Tammy Faye, based on the life of the legendary evangelist, will have its world premiere at London's Almeida Theatre. The post Elton John’s ‘Tammy…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:25AM
Monday, August 22, 2022

Review: ‘Don’t Do This to Us!’ Attempts a Sharp Satire That Doesn’t Deliver by Billy McEntee

The point of Stephanie Swirsky’s satire is clear, but the pay-off — even at its modest time commitment of 100 minutes — is ultimately not worth it. The post Review: ‘Don’t Do This…

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Sunday, August 21, 2022

Broadway-Bound ‘Almost Famous’ Musical Releases New Single by Billy McEntee

“The Night-Time Sky’s Got Nothing on You” is the second track to be made available from the forthcoming Original Cast Recording of Almost Famous, following the recent release of “Ev…

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Tony Award-Winning Revival of ‘Take Me Out Will Return to Broadway by Billy McEntee

Second Stage Theatre's Tony Award-winning revival of Richard Greenberg's play 'Take Me Out' will return to Broadway this October.  The post Tony Award-Winning Revival of ‘Take Me Out Wi…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

“13” Movie Review: A Disappointing Netflix Adaptation of Cult Musical by Billy McEntee

The Broadway Blog reviews Netflix's movie adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's cult musical "13," starring Eli Golden, Debra Messing, and Josh Peck. The post “13” Movie Review: A Disappoin…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Soundstage Returns with a Second Season of New, Free Audio Plays by Billy McEntee

More free audio plays: listen to Soundstage, the anthology series from Playwrights Horizons, wherever you get your podcasts. The post Soundstage Returns with a Second Season of New, Free Au…

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Monday, August 15, 2022

David Greenspan to Perform Tour de Force Production of Gertrude Stein’s ‘Four Saints in Three Acts’ by Billy McEntee

“If you enjoy it, you understand it," Gertrude Stein had said of "Four Saints in Three Acts," which will feature theater legend David Greenspan this fall. The post David Greenspan to Perfo…

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Lillian White to Play Hermes in ‘Hadestown’ on Broadway by Billy McEntee

The Tony Award winner will be the first female-identifying person to play the god Hermes; her reign begins September 13 on Broadway. The post Lillian White to Play Hermes in ‘Hadestown’ …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:24AM
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Audra McDonald Will Return to Broadway at Renamed James Earl Jones Theatre by Billy McEntee

Six-time Tony award winner Audra McDonald will return to Broadway in Adrienne Kennedy’s "Ohio State Murders," opening the renamed James Earl Jones Theatre. The post Audra McDonald Will Re…

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Sunday, August 7, 2022

Tom Kitt and Helen Park Adding New Songs to Off-Broadway’s ‘Sesame Street the Musical’ by Billy McEntee

Tom Kitt said, “As someone who grew up with the magic of 'Sesame Street', it is a dream come true to contribute an original song for this musical.” The post Tom Kitt and Helen Park Add…

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Friday, August 5, 2022

‘Pose and ‘American Horror Story’ Star Anjelica Ross Will Join ‘Chicago’ On Broadway by Billy McEntee

Heralded television star Anjelica Ross, best known for her work on "Pose" and "American Horror Story," will make her Broadway debut in Chicago. The post ‘Pose and ‘American Horror Sto…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:48AM
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Linda Lavin Will Return to New York Stage in ‘You Will Get Sick’ by Billy McEntee

Tony Award winner and heralded star of stage and screen Linda Lavin will return to the New York stage in the new play "You Will Get Sick." The post Linda Lavin Will Return to New York Stage…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:37PM
Monday, August 1, 2022

Theater Buff: Nicholas Barasch Returns to New York with ‘The Butcher Boy’ by Billy McEntee

Fresh from the "Hadestown" tour, Nicholas Barasch ("She Loves Me") discusses his latest project "The Butcher Boy," a darkly comic new musical at Irish Rep. The post Theater Buff: Nicholas …

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Sunday, July 31, 2022

‘Into the Woods’ Announces Broadway Extension by Billy McEntee

The hugely acclaimed and much beloved New York City Center Encores! production of "Into the Woods" will be extended for an additional eight weeks. The post ‘Into the Woods’ Announces Br…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:54PM
Monday, July 25, 2022

Acclaimed ‘Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish’ Will Return Off-Broadway by Billy McEntee

The celebrated production is again directed by Oscar and Tony Award winner Joel Grey. Also returning is Steven Skybell who stars as Tevye. The post Acclaimed ‘Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddis…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 05:54PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

5 Broadway Shows to Get Excited About for the Coming Season by Billy McEntee

Pulitzer Prize winners and new Broadway musicals will take New York by storm in the 22/23 season, which is already shaping up to be a busy and exciting one. The post 5 Broadway Shows to Get …

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