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.

Linked From The New York Post at 06:42PM
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.

Linked From The New York Post at 03:30PM
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.

Linked From The New York Post at 06:24PM
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."

Linked From The New York Post at 08:32PM
Monday, June 29, 2020

Broadway coronavirus shutdown extended to January 2021 by Associated Press

Broadway theaters abruptly closed on March 12.

Linked From The New York Post at 12:42PM
Thursday, June 25, 2020

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

Sir Ian McKellen’s show must go on.

Linked From The New York Post at 10:18PM

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

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

Linked From The New York Post at 02:48PM
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.

Linked From The New York Post at 08:24PM

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.

Linked From The New York Post at 08:24PM
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.

Linked From The New York Post at 04:23PM

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…

Linked From The New York Post at 12:21PM
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.

Linked From The New York Post at 09:48AM
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…

Linked From The New York Post at 08:06AM
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.

Linked From The New York Post at 01:48PM

‘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.

Linked From The New York Post at 01:48PM
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.

Linked From The New York Post at 05:03PM
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

Broadway closure extended at least through Labor Day by Hannah Frishberg

Now the show won't go on again until at least Tuesday, September 8.

Linked From The New York Post at 01:42PM
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Broadway insiders say 2020 Tony Awards could be canceled by Variety

For the past seven decades, the show has always gone on for the Tony Awards, which honor the best Broadway performances and productions. But with the 74th edition being postponed from its pl…

Linked From The New York Post at 12:11PM
Saturday, May 2, 2020

Broadway actors dig deep to weather storm during coronavirus shutdown by Melanie Gray

“Les Miserables” Tony nominee Judy Kuhn was three weeks away from being eligible for health insurance when rehearsals for her off-Broadway show shut down because of the coronavirus. Stil…

Linked From The New York Post at 02:21PM
Friday, May 1, 2020

Broadway theater producers working with Cuomo on re-opening process by Deadline

The state and the theater industry are working closely on how to re-start.

Linked From The New York Post at 05:54PM
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Sara Bareilles and Jessie Mueller sing to help pay Nick Cordero’s hospital bills by Johnny Oleksinski

The cast of Broadway’s “Waitress” is serving hope for actor Nick Cordero.

Linked From The New York Post at 01:31PM
Monday, April 27, 2020

Bernard Gersten, Lincoln Center theater executive producer, dead at 97 by Deadline

Bernard Gersten died today at his home in Manhattan of pancreatic cancer. He was 97.

Linked From The New York Post at 07:42PM
Friday, April 24, 2020

‘Mandalorian,’ ‘Come From Away’ stars dish about quarantining with their dog by Barbara Hoffman

"We're getting more attuned — no pun intended! — to singing together."

Linked From The New York Post at 12:48PM
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Stratford Festival is streaming Shakespeare plays for free by Johnny Oleksinski

Bored at home? Starting tonight, you can be Bard at home instead.

Linked From The New York Post at 06:12PM

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