Sunday, February 19, 2017

'On the Exhale': Theater Review

Marin Ireland plays a mother devastated by gun violence in 'On the Exhale,' Martin Zimmerman's pithy one-person play. read more

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Friday, February 17, 2017

With 'Dear Evan Hansen,' Broadway Charts Two Albums in Top 20 for First Time in Decades

The chart last housed a pair of top 20-charting cast albums way back in 1965, when the Broadway cast recordings of 'Hello, Dolly!' and 'Fiddler on the Roof' both occupied the region for 11 c…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

'Evening at the Talk House': Theater Review

A first-rate cast including Matthew Broderick, and Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry of 'L.A. Law,' appear in Wallace Shawn's dystopian drama 'Evening at the Talk House.' read more

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It's Official: Sara Bareilles to Star in 'Waitress' on Broadway

The singer-songwriter will serve the songs she wrote for ten weeks, beginning at the end of March.read more

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

'Man From Nebraska': Theater Review

Tony Award-winner Reed Birney stars in the New York premiere of 'Man From Nebraska,' a 2003 play by Tracy Letts, author of 'August: Osage County.' read more

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'Hamilton' Alum to Succeed Josh Groban in Broadway's 'Great Comet' Musical

Okieriete "Oak" Onaodowan will star as the titular Pierre alongside Denee Benton in the adaptation of Tolstoy's 'War and Peace.'read more

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Phillipa Soo Sings 'Times Are Hard for Dreamers' From Broadway's 'Amelie' Musical

The 'Hamilton' breakout stars opposite Adam Chanler-Berat in the new stage adaptation of the beloved 2001 French film.read more

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Off Script: Andre Holland Talks Broadway's 'Jitney' and 'Moonlight's' Impact on Oscars Diversity (Q&A)

"He doesn’t accept the role that the world is trying to give him," says Holland of his character. "I should do the same thing. It’s my civic duty to be involved, engaged and to fight for…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

'Zoot Suit': Theater Review

Director Luis Valdez leads Demian Bichir and stars from the original in this dazzling revival of 'Zoot Suit' at the Mark Taper Forum, where it premiered in 1978 before making history as the …

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Harvey Fierstein 'Torch Song' Revival to Star Michael Urie

Moises Kaufman will direct the off-Broadway staging of the Tony-winning play, which begins performances in September.read more

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

'The Town Hall Affair': Theater Review

Maura Tierney appears in 'The Town Hall Affair,' The Wooster Group's new theater piece inspired by the 1979 Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker 1979 documentary 'Town Bloody Hall.' read more

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Friday, February 10, 2017

'Big River': Theater Review

Encores! delivers a revival of 'Big River,' the 1985 Tony Award-winning musical based on Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,' featuring a score by the late Roger Miller. read m…

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Rockettes-Starring 'New York Spring Spectacular' Takes Hiatus On Heels of Trump Controversy

The dance troupe made headlines over in-group controversy surrounding their inauguration weekend performance for President Donald Trump.read more

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Glenn Close: Hollywood Treatment of Aging Women in 'Sunset Boulevard' Is Still Accurate

“I work pretty steadily, but the quality of the parts for somebody my age is not streaming out of Hollywood," she told reporters at the musical's opening night. "I would love to be disabus…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

'Sunset Boulevard': Theater Review

Glenn Close returns after more than two decades to her Tony Award-winning role in this revival of 'Sunset Boulevard,' the 1993 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on Billy Wilder's film noir c…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Tonys Ineligibility for 'Sunday in the Park With George': "It's Exciting"

Annaleigh Ashford added, "We have a line in the show: ‘The art of making art.’ That’s really why we walk in the door every day."read more

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Jake Gyllenhaal Sings Stephen Sondheim in 'Sunday in the Park With George' Video

The clip, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, features the song "Finishing the Hat."read more

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Hollywood Pantages Unveils the Lineup for Its New Season

On tap for 2018: 'School of Rock,' the 'Phantom' sequel 'Love Never Dies,' 'Aladdin,' 'On Your Feet,' 'Waitress' and 'The Color Purple.'read more

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Summer Broadway Opening Set for '1984'

Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin will present the new adaptation of George Orwell's classic about a dystopian future, which has made a recent return to the best-seller charts. read m…

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Hillary Clinton Surprise Spurs Audience Chant at Broadway's 'In Transit'

The former presidential candidate attended the a cappella musical with Bill Clinton on Wednesday night.read more

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Danny DeVito, Mark Ruffalo Sport Somber Garb for Broadway's 'The Price' Photo (Exclusive Image)

Tony Shalhoub and Jessica Hecht also star in the revival of Arthur Miller's 1968 drama, which begins previews on Feb. 16.read more

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

'Yen': Theater Review

Lucas Hedges, Oscar-nominated for his breakthrough performance in 'Manchester by the Sea,' makes his stage debut in the American premiere of 'Yen,' Anna Jordan's drama about disaffected Brit…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Clive Owen to Star on Broadway in 'M. Butterfly'

The fall 2017 revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony-winning drama will mark visionary director Julie Taymor's first Broadway project since 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.' read more

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Friday, January 27, 2017

New York Duo Sued Over $81M Ponzi Scheme Aimed at Broadway Shows, Concerts

The scheme involved claiming to re-sell tickets to popular events including 'Hamilton' shows and Adele concerts. read more

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Bryan Cranston to Play Howard Beale on London Stage in 'Network'

The Tony and Emmy winner is as mad as hell and he's not going to take this anymore in Lee Hall's theatrical adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's Oscar-winning screenplay for the 1976 television s…

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Super Bowl: 'Hamilton' Stars to Perform

Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo and Jasmine Cephas Jones will reunite to sing "America the Beautiful" during the televised pregame show.read more

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Stephen Karam's 'Speech & Debate' Film Set for April Release

The adaptation includes Liam James, Sarah Steele, Austin P. McKenzie, Kal Penn and Skylar Astin in the cast, plus cameos by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kristin Chenoweth and Darren Criss.read more

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

'The Liar': Theater Review

Acclaimed playwright David Ives of "Venus in Fur' fame delivers 'The Liar,' a verse adaptation of Pierre Corneille's 17th-century French comedy 'Le Menteur.' read more

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Elton John to Write Broadway-Bound 'Devil Wears Prada' Musical

Paul Rudnick will also pen the stage show based on the hit 2006 film starring Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.read more

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

‘Band Aid’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

In 'Band Aid,' Zoe Lister-Jones’ helming debut, she and Adam Pally play a couple who transform their marital spats into musical numbers, with an assist from Fred Armisen as the drummer nex…

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Monday, January 23, 2017

'Tell Hector I Miss Him': Theater Review

Paola Lazaro's debut playwriting effort set in Old San Juan, 'Tell Hector I Miss Him,' features Selenis Leyva and Dascha Polanco of 'Orange is the New Black.' read more

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