Thursday, October 15, 2020

Tony Awards 2020: Aaron Tveit is only nomination for Best Actor in a Musical by Johnny Oleksinski

"One Singular Sensation," the famous song from the musical "A Chorus Line," has never rang so true.

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Tony Award nominations 2020: The complete list by Johnny Oleksinski

See who already won in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical.

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Hugh Jackman’s COVID-delayed ‘The Music Man’ sets new 2022 opening night by Eric Hegedus

It's going to be even longer before Hugh Jackman will make music on Broadway again.

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Broadway to remain closed through summer 2021: report by Rob Bailey-Millado

The Broadway League will reportedly announce Friday yet another extension of the stage shutdown in New York City. It is expected that the organization will suspend performances through May 3…

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Glenn Close will play Roy Cohn in ‘Angels in America’ reading by Johnny Oleksinski

One small step closer to theater audiences actually being in the room with them.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley stepping down by Deadline

Ben Brantley, the influential New York Times theater critic, will leave the job next month.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Nick Cordero tribute concert to stream Labor Day weekend by Variety

Cordero died July 5 at the age of 41 following a long battle with the coronavirus.

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Now playing at the mall parking lot: drag shows, movies by Associated Press

After being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic, malls are bringing all types of drive-in entertainment to their massive parking lots, hoping to lure people back to their prope…

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber taking part in COVID-19 vaccine trial by Deadline

“I’ll do anything to prove that theatres can re-open safely,” he tweeted.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Tony Award winner Brent Carver dead at 68 by Johnny Oleksinski

The Broadway actor, who won a Tony Award for his leading turn in "Kiss of the Spider Woman," died this week.

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber slams ‘Cats’ movie: ‘The whole thing was ridiculous’ by Deadline

“The problem with the film was that Tom Hooper decided that he didn’t want anybody involved in it who was involved in the original show."

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Saturday, July 25, 2020
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Nick Cordero’s last album will be released on his birthday by Johnny Oleksinski

"Live Your Life" is from his 2019 cabaret at New York's Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Broadway may be dark — but people are working like hell to bring it back by Johnny Oleksinski

It’s the longest dark period in history for Broadway, the lifeblood of New York tourism, and it’s only getting longer.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Dustin Hoffman to star in first Broadway show since 1989 by Deadline

It will be Hoffman’s first Broadway role since 1989’s "The Merchant of Venice."

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Broadway coronavirus shutdown extended to January 2021 by Associated Press

Broadway theaters abruptly closed on March 12.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Ian McKellen to start ‘Hamlet’ rehearsals next week by Johnny Oleksinski

Sir Ian McKellen’s show must go on.

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Singer Jessie Ware feels the love for Donna Summer and NYC by Chuck Arnold

"She just had this power and this femininity and flirtation."

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Broadway landlord Philip J. Smith retires from Shubert by Johnny Oleksinski

Smith, 88, has been with the company for more than six decades.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber: UK government wants musicals ‘without any singing’ by Johnny Oleksinski

Andrew Lloyd Webber said that a government official bizarrely suggested that West End musicals come back “without any singing” to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Tony Awards event postponed over George Floyd unrest by Deadline

“We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter,” said an executive producer of the special.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Larry Kramer, who hated critics, is why I became one by Johnny Oleksinski

Larry was a nice guy … is not a sentence you’ll be reading much today.

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Larry Kramer, AIDS activist and ‘Normal Heart’ playwright, dies at 84 by Johnny Oleksinski

Larry Kramer, the pioneering New York AIDS activist who used pamphlets, novels, Broadway plays and ire to spread his lifesaving message, died Wednesday. He was 84. His husband, David Webster…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Steven Spielberg taking ‘Smash’ musical, based on NBC series, to Broadway by Variety

The Broadway musical-within-a-musical about the life of Marilyn Monroe will deviate from the series, though.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Shakespeare’s Globe theater may permanently close due to coronavirus by Lia Eustachewich

Shakespeare’s Globe theater in London could be shuttered permanently because of coronavirus restrictions. The art space, a reconstruction of the original playhouse where William Shakespear…

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Friday, May 15, 2020

CBS will air singalong ‘Grease’ instead of the Tony Awards by Johnny Oleksinski

It’s not so much the one that we want, but the one that we got saddled with.

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‘Some Like It Hot’ musical coming to Broadway by Variety

A new musical based on the classic film “Some Like It Hot” will premiere on Broadway.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

‘Frozen the Musical’ closes amid Broadway’s coronavirus shutdown by Johnny Oleksinski

The $30M musical becomes the third show let go during the crisis.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Michael Jackson musical ‘MJ’ moved to spring 2021 due to coronavirus by Deadline

Previews begin Monday, March 8, 2021, with opening night on April 15.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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