Sunday, September 18, 2022

‘Phantom of the Opera’ sales explode after shock closing announcement by Johnny Oleksinski

After The Post’s Friday scoop that the show would close this winter after 35 years, it took in $2 million in ticket sales by 8 p.m., producer Cameron Mackintosh exclusively told The Post.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:15PM
Friday, September 16, 2022

‘Phantom of the Opera’ will close on Broadway: sources by Johnny Oleksinski

It’s over now, the music of the night.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:16PM
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

‘Funny Girl’ review: Lea Michele lifts Broadway show out of the guttah by Johnny Oleksinski

Different people who need people have finally arrived at “Funny Girl” on Broadway. The problem-plagued revival of Jule Styne and Isobel Lennart’s 1964 musical welcomed its new Fanny Br…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:37PM
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Alec Baldwin plans his return to acting — on Broadway — in first job since ‘Rust’ shooting by Johnny Oleksinski

A source exclusively told The Post that the actor will star in a revival of the play “Art” by Yasmina Reza.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:43AM
Thursday, August 18, 2022

Panned ‘Devil Wears Prada’ musical is seeking a massive makeover by Johnny Oleksinski

The disastrous new show isn’t packing up its Prabal Gurung just yet — it’s charging ahead like a model who just face-planted on the catwalk.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 02:56PM
Sunday, August 7, 2022
Friday, August 5, 2022

‘Titanique’ the musical review: Off-Broadway ‘Titanic’ parody is what your summer needs by Johnny Oleksinski

The off-Broadway cuckoo camp-fest at the Asylum in Chelsea is, by a nautical mile, the funniest musical in town right now.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:13PM
Thursday, July 21, 2022

‘The Kite Runner’ Broadway review: Gripping stage adaptation of bestseller by Johnny Oleksinski

It’s a straightforward, to-the-point play, but one that’s easy to embrace.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:00PM
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Samuel L. Jackson’s Broadway play ‘The Piano Lesson’ gets shafted by Johnny Oleksinski

Beanie Feldstein isn’t the only star being slighted on Broadway during this cruel summer.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:18PM

Beanie Feldstein’s surprising return to ‘Funny Girl’ stage after Lea Michele announcement by Johnny Oleksinski

The chatter on the Rialto Tuesday was that Feldstein might vamoose even sooner than July 31 because of the onslaught of media attention.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:56PM
Monday, July 11, 2022

Lea Michele will replace Beanie Feldstein in Broadway’s ‘Funny Girl’ by Johnny Oleksinski

The $15 million production surely hopes Michele can turn things around.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 01:00PM

‘Richard III’ review: A woke misfire for Shakespeare in the Park by Johnny Oleksinski

Like a walk in the park: relaxing, slow, carefree, aimless.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:58AM
Sunday, July 10, 2022

‘Into The Woods’ Broadway review: High-octane, unfiltered Sondheim by Johnny Oleksinski

What we experience is the 1986 musical, plain and simple.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:05PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

‘Back to the Future’ musical will need more than 1.21 gigawatts on Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

Where we’re going, we don’t need roads — we need ticket sales!

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:12PM
Monday, June 13, 2022

The stars went hard at Tony Awards after-parties by Johnny Oleksinski

Eyes red, heels broken, sequins … everywhere. Big bustling bashes were back in full force after last year's pandemic-hobbled celebrations.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:27PM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

The lousy 2022 Tony Awards dissed Stephen Sondheim by Johnny Oleksinski

On Sunday night, almost nobody at Radio City Music Hall bothered to stand up for the late Stephen Sondheim.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:41PM
Thursday, June 9, 2022

John Travolta’s disastrous audition and other tales of making ‘Grease’ by Michael Riedel

In 1972, the hit Broadway musical “Grease” was ready to go on the road, which meant that a new cast had to be put together. In Los Angeles, an 18-year-old actor just breaking into the bu…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:21PM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

‘The Bedwetter’ review: Sarah Silverman’s life makes a leaky musical by Johnny Oleksinski

The new show, based on the comedian’s memoir, is not as tight as a fitted sheet.  

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Julianne Hough is making moves — and a Broadway debut in ‘POTUS’ by Chuck Arnold

Before Julianne Hough even made her Broadway debut in the new political farce “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive,” the 33-year-old dancer, ac…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:10AM
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

‘MJ’, ‘A Strange Loop’ and Hugh Jackman beg for Tony Award votes by Johnny Oleksinski

The race — capping off a bizarre year — is closer and meaner than it looks.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:20PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Patti LuPone goes on F-word rant with maskless Broadway patron by Andrew Court

Patti LuPone is teaching theater etiquette again. The famously foul-tempered Broadway diva, 73, was caught on camera hollering at a maskless theatergoer on Monday night, following a performa…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:50AM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Naked video of ‘Take Me Out’ star Jesse Williams leaked after Tony nomination by Erin Keller

Nothing is left to the imagination in new pictures and videos of Jesse Williams in "Take Me Out."

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:03PM

The 2022 Tony Award nominations are full of A-list snubs by Johnny Oleksinski

The nominations notably shunned many of the Great White Way’s most famous and bankable names: Daniel Craig, Debra Messing, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. 

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:04PM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

How a schlep to the Middle East with my elderly mother healed our relationship by Paula Froelich

For years, my mom had said, “I’d like to travel with you” -- a request that I’d put off still shaken by the last family trip my mother, sister and I took in 2000 to Greece, which was…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:52PM
Friday, May 6, 2022

The dangerous life of Hitler’s taste testers: ‘They could die at every meal’ by Johnny Oleksinski

A new off-Broadway show, “H*tler’s Tasters,” is inspired by the young German women employed by the Nazis to prevent Hitler from being poisoned.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:00AM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

‘Into the Woods’ star Sara Bareilles: ‘Humanity is dark, we are monsters’ by Nicki Gostin

"I love that the show is not really a happily ever after ending ... It’s about what happens the day after."

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:41PM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

David Birney, star of ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘Bridget Loves Bernie,’ dead at 83 by Rob Bailey-Millado

David Birney, star of "Bridget Loves Bernie" and "St. Elsewhere," died Friday. He was 83.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:47AM
Saturday, April 30, 2022

From NYC subway to Broadway: Jared Grimes starring in ‘Funny Girl’ by Angela Barbuti

The Queens native is now starring in “Funny Girl” — but before he made it big on Broadway, he would spend up to eight hours a day tap dancing on Manhattan’s subway platforms.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:41AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

‘Macbeth’ Broadway review: Daniel Craig play is a Disaster Royale by Johnny Oleksinski

The former James Bond stars in an uninvolving and ponderous production that's a real Blunderball.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:00PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

‘Mr. Saturday Night’ review: Billy Crystal brings yuks to Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

The new musical has hearty laughs and glorious punchlines that are knocked outta the park by a master.   

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM

‘POTUS’ Broadway review: Amped-up White House farce is too wild by Johnny Oleksinski

The new play is a weird and wired comedy that imagines a White House fiasco.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:19PM

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