Monday, July 19, 2021

Andrew Lloyd Webber may close ‘Cinderella’ musical due to COVID rules by Johnny Oleksinski

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical, which was set to have its opening night on Tuesday in London, has been thrown into chaos due to a single case of the coronavirus among the cast of more t…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:27PM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Broadway actor Aaron Tveit sells NYC penthouse for less than he paid by Jennifer Gould

Broadway star and singer Aaron Tveit is in contract to sell his Astoria penthouse — at a loss. Tveit bought the unit for $900,000 in 2016. Its last asking price was $875,000.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:17AM
Sunday, June 27, 2021

Bruce Springsteen reopens Broadway — and opens up about his DWI by Johnny Oleksinski

The wondrous night was a welcome reminder that Times Square, Broadway theaters and shows are not meant to be shut down. Baby, they are born to run.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:03AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Fans with AstraZeneca vaccine won’t get into ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ by Joshua Rhett Miller

"Springsteen on Broadway" has a lengthy Q&A page detailing the vaccination protocols in place — including a mandate that all guests must be fully vaccinated with an FDA-approved shot t…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:29AM
Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Inside Broadway’s biggest disaster: ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ turns 10 by Michael Riedel

Ten years after the ill-fated “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” opened on Broadway, Michael Riedel takes a look back at the most expensive — and ill-fated — show in Broadway history.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:14PM

This NYC nail artist designed those dazzling claws for ‘In The Heights’ by Raquel Laneri

Dominican-born Lisset Robles lived with her parents and two siblings in The Bronx’s Mill Brook Houses, practicing her nail art in a small corner of the living room. Now, her work is in the…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:01PM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Karla Burns, Tony-nominated ‘Show Boat’ star, dead at 66 by Charna Flam

She first clinched her career-defining role in "Show Boat" when she auditioned for a regional Wichita production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s 1927 musical.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:26PM
Monday, June 7, 2021

Bruce Springsteen returning to Broadway this month by Johnny Oleksinski

The imminent start date, June 26, almost definitely makes "Springsteen on Broadway" the first show to play the Great White Way since theaters were shuttered in March 2020 due to the coronavi…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:22PM
Saturday, June 5, 2021

NYC hit-and-run victim identified by family, pals as actress Lisa Banes by Melissa Klein, Dean Balsamini, Michael Riedel

Actress Lisa Banes was struck in a hit-and-run accident on the Upper West Side of Manhattan this weekend.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:23PM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

This NYC neighborhood is being turned into a theater by Johnny Oleksinski

Think the city looks a bit different these days? Well, get a load of the Meatpacking District.  Tony Award-winning designer David Rockwell has converted eight storefronts on West 13th and G…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:35PM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The 2020 Tony Awards will air in September on Paramount+ by Johnny Oleksinski

In a bit of a blow to the theater industry's visibility, for the first time ever the Radio City Music Hall award show celebrating the best of Broadway will air mostly on the streaming platfo…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:13PM
Thursday, May 20, 2021

Chris Rock advises John Mulaney to hire his ex-wife’s divorce attorney by Ben Cost

"You should get this guy — he'll get you your money," said Rock, who infamously lost a huge chunk of his $70 million fortune during his own divorce battle. 

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:57AM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

First look: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ movie trailer brings musical new life by Nadine Deninno

Ben Platt will reprise his role as the titular character, a high school loner who has trouble making friends. The movie also stars Amy Adams, Oscar winner Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever and A…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:03PM
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

New Yorkers must support Broadway right now by Johnny Oleksinski

When Broadway is back on September 14, it's the responsibility of New Yorkers to be sitting in those damn seats when the orchestras start playing.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:14PM

Here’s which Broadway shows are reopening and how to get tickets by Johnny Oleksinski

Announcements are coming fast and furious, so here is a guide to when each play and musical will reopen, and how to snag tickets.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:06PM

‘Hamilton,’ ‘Wicked’ and ‘The Lion King’ return to Broadway in September by Lee Brown

Stars from “Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and “Wicked" appeared together on "Good Morning America" to confirm that each show will return when Broadway is set to raise the curtain agai…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:29AM
Monday, April 26, 2021
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Amid Scott Rudin controversy, actors give Broadway an ultimatum by Johnny Oleksinski

Theater people will march on Thursday to protest racism — and Scott Rudin. Rudin, the producer of “The Book of Mormon” and the upcoming Hugh Jackman-led revival of “The Music Man,”…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:03PM
Monday, April 12, 2021

Joseph Siravo, ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Jersey Boys’ actor, dead at 66 by Ben Cost

He also was a critically acclaimed veteran of the New York stage.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:33AM
Thursday, April 8, 2021

A few shows are back in NYC — and they’re hot by Johnny Oleksinski

They're back to giving 'em the old razzle dazzle — with a few COVID updates.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:06PM

Why Oscar-nominated singer Celeste is a voice you should know by Chuck Arnold

British chanteuse Celeste started off the year on a high note by releasing her critically acclaimed debut album, “Not Your Muse,” in January. Now the jazzy R&B singer is ready for he…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:16PM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

These Broadway shows are selling tickets for September return by Johnny Oleksinski

Two Broadway musicals are currently on sale beginning with their Tuesday, Sept. 7 performances, although neither has formally announced a return yet.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:34PM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

‘Diana’ musical sets Broadway opening date, after Netflix debut by Johnny Oleksinski

"Diana: The Musical," about the late Princess of Wales, will resume performances at the Longacre Theatre this year.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:24PM
Thursday, March 25, 2021

Jessica Walter’s best ‘Arrested Development’ moments as Lucille Bluth by Nadine Deninno

The world lost a legend when actress Jessica Walter died Wednesday, but "Arrested Development" fans are mourning the loss of meme queen Lucille Bluth.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:20PM
Friday, March 12, 2021

Broadway stars take to Times Square for ‘hopeful’ outdoor show by Johnny Oleksinski

Times Square looked like its bustling old self on Friday. After a full year of New York musicals and plays being dark, Broadway artists commemorated the occasion by putting on a starry surpr…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:11PM

Broadway marks one-year anniversary of COVID-19 shutdown with live show by Georgett Roberts, Lia Eustachewich

Broadway performers let the show go on for the first time in a year Friday with a live performance to mark the anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic — as well as the theater industry’s fo…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:59AM
Thursday, March 11, 2021

When Broadway will reopen and what shows you can see first by Lauren Steussy

 "If the theaters aren't at least 75 percent full, the shows won't last. They'll have to close."

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:02AM
Friday, March 5, 2021

Cast of ‘Assassins,’ a musical about presidential murder attempts, set to reunite by Johnny Oleksinski

The original cast of "Assassins" is reuniting virtually Monday night at 8 p.m. as part of the free online “Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations With Patrick Cassidy” series.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:53PM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Actress Christine Baranski lists elegant UES apartment for $1.4M by Jennifer Gould

Tony and Emmy winner is famed for her roles "The Good Wife," The Good Fight" and "Big Bang Theory."

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:01PM
Monday, February 8, 2021

Joe Allen, NYC theater district restaurant icon, dead at 87 by Johnny Oleksinski

Joe Allen, the Theater District restauranteur whose name was synonymous with a night out on Broadway, died Monday. He was 87.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:19PM

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