Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond-Led ‘Parade’ Coming to Broadway by Billy McEntee

The Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond-led revival of 'Parade' now comes to Broadway this year; performances begin February 21 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The post Ben Platt and Micaela Dia…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:03AM
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Mischief’s ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’ to Bow on Broadway this Spring by Billy McEntee

Co-written by Mischief company members, 'Peter Pan Goes Wrong' is a highly physical comedy packed with finely-tuned and inspired slapstick. The post Mischief’s ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:03AM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

‘Hadestown’ Sets Record at Walter Kerr by Billy McEntee

At today’s matinee, 'Hadestown,' will play its 918th performance making the musical the longest-running show in the 100-year history of the Walter Kerr. The post ‘Hadestown’ Sets Rec…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:12PM
Monday, January 2, 2023

Concert Version of New Musical Based on Fitzgerald Novel Comes to 54 Below by Billy McEntee

Before there was 'The Great Gatsby,' F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote 'The Beautiful and Damned,' which is now a musical whose songs will be presented at 54 Below. The post Concert Version of Ne…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:18PM
Thursday, December 29, 2022

Five Shows You Can’t Miss In 2023 by Billy McEntee

The Broadway Blog recommends five must-see shows hitting New York stages in early 2023, both on Broadway and off-Broadway. The post Five Shows You Can’t Miss In 2023 appeared first on The …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:48AM
Monday, December 26, 2022

‘Merrily’ Heads to Broadway in the New Year by Billy McEntee

Show artwork for ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ featuring Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez, and Daniel Radcliffe Producers Sonia Friedman Productions, David Babani, Patrick Catullo and Jeff R…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:12PM
Thursday, December 22, 2022

West End Revival of ‘Cabaret’ Will Release Cast Recording by Billy McEntee

The celebrated London revival of 'Cabaret' will release an album featuring its original West End cast, which was led by Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley. The post West End Revival of ‘Cab…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:24PM
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

‘Almost Famous’ to Close on January 8 by Billy McEntee

'Almost Famous,' the new musical based on Cameron Crowe's film, will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, January 8, 2023. The post ‘Almost Famous’ to Close on January 8 ap…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:12PM
Thursday, December 15, 2022

Holiday Magic and Mania at “Muddle Through Somehow” by Billy McEntee

Daphne Always and pianist James Sheppard brought festive flair to the Laurie Beechman Theater in their holiday show, "Muddle Through Somehow." The post Holiday Magic and Mania at “Muddle T…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:36PM

Theater Buff: Eric Yang Is A Full-Time Coder By Day, Off-Broadway Lead by Night by Billy McEntee

Eric Yang is making his major off-Broadway debut in "The Far Country" at Atlantic Theater Company - but he hasn't given up the day job. The post Theater Buff: Eric Yang Is A Full-Time Coder …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:02PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

‘Grease’ to Return to London’s Dominion Theatre This Summer by Billy McEntee

After a successful run last summer, "Grease" will return once again to the Dominion Theatre in London's West End starting June 2, 2023. The post ‘Grease’ to Return to London’s Dominion…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:48AM
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Tony Awards Announce Date and New Location by Billy McEntee

The Tony Awards will be held on June 11, 2023 at a new location: United Palace, a 3,400-seat venue in uptown Washington Heights. The post Tony Awards Announce Date and New Location appeared …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:54AM
Monday, December 12, 2022

5 Holiday Showtunes to Add to Your Winter Playlist by Billy McEntee

The Broadway Blog shares five holiday songs from beloved musicals on stage and film that you can add to your playlist this merry season. The post 5 Holiday Showtunes to Add to Your Winter Pl…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:54AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022

‘Bad Cinderella’ Announces Full Broadway Casting by Billy McEntee

Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical 'Bad Cinderella' announced full Broadway casting, including Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello as the evil stepmother. The post ‘Bad Cinderella’ Annou…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:24AM
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

‘Groundhog Day’ Will Play London’s Old Vic Theatre, Starring Andy Karl by Billy McEntee

Cult musical 'Groundhog Day' will return to the London stage in 2023, again starring Tony nominee and Olivier Award winner Andy Karl.  The post ‘Groundhog Day’ Will Play London’s Old…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:36PM
Monday, December 5, 2022

‘KPOP’ Cast Album Coming in 2023 by Billy McEntee

Sony Masterworks Broadway announced the forthcoming release of KPOP – Original Broadway Cast Recording on February 24, 2023. The post ‘KPOP’ Cast Album Coming in 2023 appeared fir…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 05:48PM
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Delays Broadway Closing By Eight Weeks by Billy McEntee

'The Phantom of the Opera' has delayed its Broadway closing by eight weeks, and will now end its historic Broadway run on April 16, 2023. The post ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Delays Broad…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:18PM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

A Christmas Guide to New York Theater by Billy McEntee

It's Christmastime in the city! The Broadway Blog recommends these three shows if you find yourself in the Big Apple this holiday season. The post A Christmas Guide to New York Theater appea…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:48PM

Ingrid Michaelson Rings in the Holidays for Two Nights at Carnegie Hall by Billy McEntee

Ingrid Michaelson, composer for 'The Notebook' musical adaptation, comes to Carnegie Hall December 16 and 17 to ring in the holidays. The post Ingrid Michaelson Rings in the Holidays for Two…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:24PM
Monday, November 21, 2022

Review: ‘& Juliet’ Is A Daffy, Absurdly Joyous Musical Spin on Shakespeare’s Classic by Billy McEntee

Broadway Blog reviews the new Broadway musical '& Juliet,' a silly, immensely enjoyable modern spin on Shakespeare's tale utilizing contemporary pop songs. The post Review: ‘& Juli…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:24PM
Friday, November 18, 2022

Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme’s ‘The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show’ Tours Internationally This Fall by Billy McEntee

You better watch out, you better not cry, because global drag icons and 'RuPaul’s Drag Race' stars, BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon, are coming back to town! The post Jinkx Monsoon &am…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 12:12PM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Review: Victoria Clark Shines in the Refreshingly Original ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ by Billy McEntee

Clark is the beating heart of this musical; playing a teenager, she never leans into caricature, and her voice is as golden as ever. The post Review: Victoria Clark Shines in the Refreshingl…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:48PM

Review: Mike Birbiglia Astounds in ‘The Old Man & The Pool’ by Billy McEntee

The one-act show is optimistic without sacrificing edgy jokes and bright without shying away from Birbiglia’s deeper vulnerabilities. The post Review: Mike Birbiglia Astounds in ‘The Old…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:03AM
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

A Sondheim Stocking Stuffer: New Book Offers Insightful Interviews with Legendary Composer by Billy McEntee

"The joy of the theater is that from generation to generation, year to year, the production is alive, because it can be done differently," Sondheim said. The post A Sondheim Stocking Stuffer…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:54PM
Monday, November 14, 2022

From ‘Tattooed Lady’ to ‘KPOP,’ Plus A Quick Wedding: Max Vernon Talks a Busy Year by Billy McEntee

The composer/lyricist's new musical The Tattooed Lady is currently receiving its world premiere at Philadelphia Theatre Company through November 20. The post From ‘Tattooed Lady’ to …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:54PM
Thursday, November 10, 2022

Museum of Broadway Will Open Its Doors November 15 by Billy McEntee

The Museum of Broadway, tracing the history of Broadway through the years, will officially open its doors on November 15th.  The post Museum of Broadway Will Open Its Doors November 15 appe…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:42AM
Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Previews Have Begun for One-Man ‘A Christmas Carol’ Tour de Force by Billy McEntee

Jefferson Mays plays more than 50 roles, including a potato, in a virtuosic, master class of a performance that must be seen to be believed The post Previews Have Begun for One-Man ‘A Chri…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 09:32AM
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Strong Performances Aren’t Enough to Save ‘Almost Famous’ by Billy McEntee

While it’s truly thrilling to see new talent emerge onto a Broadway stage, it’s not enough to suffer through the raffs and riffs of 'Almost Famous.' The post Strong Performances Aren’t…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 06:12PM
Thursday, November 3, 2022

‘Kinky Boots’ Will Close After Off-Broadway Return by Billy McEntee

The off-Broadway return of Tony Award-winning musical 'Kinky Boots' will close November 20th, after 32 previews and 102 regular performances. The post ‘Kinky Boots’ Will Close After Of…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 04:42AM
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Jim Parsons is A Charming ‘Man of No Importance’ at Classic Stage by Billy McEntee

Jim Parsons stars in the Classic Stage Company production of this beguiling musical, set in Ireland and directed by John Doyle. The post Jim Parsons is A Charming ‘Man of No Importance’ …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:18AM
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Katie Brayben is Divine in ‘Tammy Faye’ Musical at Almeida by Billy McEntee

'Tammy Faye' is now playing in London at Almeida Theatre Company with Katie Brayben taking on the titular role of a controversial TV star. The post Katie Brayben is Divine in ‘Tammy Faye…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:43PM

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