Monday, December 11, 2017

Truth and Consequences: ‘Describe the Night’ by Matthew Wexler

Atlantic Theater Company presents the NY premiere of Rajiv Joseph's play about the life of Russian writer Isaac Babel.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

The Village People: ‘Downtown Race Riot’ by Matthew Wexler

The New Group presents a new play by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld based on the famous 1976 racial riot in New York City's Washington Square Park.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Politics and Bedfellows: ‘The Parisian Woman’ by Matthew Wexler

Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman stars in 'The Parisian Woman,' a new play written by Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Beau Willimon ('House of Cards') and directed by Tony Award-winner…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Watch: Bette Midler Celebrates Her Birthday on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

Bette Midler celebrates her birthday onstage with the Broadway company of 'Hello, Dolly!'

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here: Paper Mill Playhouse’s ‘Annie by Matthew Wexler

Mark Hoebe directs this perennial favorite and Tony Award-winning musical based on the comic strip 'Little Orphan Annie.'

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Interview: ‘BULLDOZER”s Constantine Maroulis by Matthew Wexler

Tony-nominated Constantine Maroulis returns to the New York stage in 'BULLDOZER: The Ballad of Robert Moses,' a new musical about one of the most influential people in New York City’s urba…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Watch: Holiday Theater News on GoLocal LIVE by Matthew Wexler

In our November edition of Broadway News with GoLocal LIVE, Broadway Blog editor Matthew Wexler catches up with host Ava Gaudet about new shows opening on and off Broadway.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Broadway Box Office Busters by Matthew Wexler

The holidays mean big revenue for two Broadway shows, which are shattering box office records. 

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Sneak Peek: January at Feinstein’s at the Nikko by Matthew Wexler

Feinstein’s at the Nikko has announced the exciting lineup of artists who will perform on-stage this January.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Not All I Want For Christmas: ‘Home for the Holidays’ by Matthew Wexler

‘Home for the Holidays’ (Photo: Carol Rosegg) By Samuel L. Leiter Plenty of empty seats were available on the subway on Black Friday evening, a…

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Friday, November 24, 2017

The Devil’s in the Details: ‘Junk’ at Lincoln Center Theater by Matthew Wexler

Steven Pasquale stars in a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning Ayad Aktar about the teetering financial world of the 1980s.

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Folks Who Live on the Hill: ‘Muswell Hill’ by Matthew Wexler

Set in the London suburb of Muswell Hill, a dinner party turns fraught, yet increasingly comical, as the host and guests rattle their upper-middle-class complacency to a point of no return.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Talented Mr. Crudup: Vineyard Theatre’s ‘Harry Clarke’ by Matthew Wexler

Billy Crudup stars in a new play about a shy midwestern man leading an outrageous double life as the cocky Londoner Harry Clarke. Directed by Leigh Silverman.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Exlcusive: ‘Once On This Island”s Lea Salonga by Matthew Wexler

Co-starring in Broadway's 'Once On This Island,' Lea Salonga shares her thoughts about the musical and its timely revival.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Bard for All Ages: ‘The Stowaway’ by Matthew Wexler

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company in collaboration with Classic Stage Company present a joyous Shakespearean mash-up for theatergoers of all ages.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Exclusive Interview: 15 Minutes With Max Crumm From ‘Hot Mess’ by Matthew Wexler

Max Crumm and Lucy DeVito star in a new play by Dan Rothenberg and Colleen Crabtree about two neurotic friends who come to terms with their inner truths.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Don’t Miss: ‘Right Before I Go.’ – A Benefit for Suicide Prevention by Matthew Wexler

Judith Light, Vanessa Williams, and others headline a star-studded performance of 'Right Before I Go.' as a fundraiser for suicide prevention.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Goodman Theatre Celebrates 40 Years of ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Matthew Wexler

Chicago's Goodman Theatre launches a multimedia showcase reflecting the impact the production has made over 40 years: the “Humans of A Christmas Carol” photo project.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Stormy Weather: Vivian Reed Sings Lena Horne by Matthew Wexler

Two-time Tony Award nominee Vivian Reed takes the stage by storm in a tribute to the legendary Lena Horne.

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

15 Minutes with Beth Leavel by Matthew Wexler

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel chats with The Broadway Blog about her upcoming performance as Miss Hannigan in 'Annie' at Paper Mill Playhouse.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Don’t Miss: ‘the shards of an honor code junkie’ by Matthew Wexler

Blake Allen presents the world premiere of the autobiographical musical 'the shards of an honor code junkie,' December 4, 2017, at The Tillary Hotel in Brooklyn, New York.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Breaking: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Play ‘Hamilton’ in Puerto Rico by Matthew Wexler

'Hamilton: An American Musical' will play a three-week run, January 8 through 27, 2019, at Teatro UPR, the theater at the University of Puerto Rico’s main campus in the Río Piedras…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

She Said / She Said: Storm Theatre’s ‘The Fight’ by Matthew Wexler

A grad student and single mother interviews a great veteran of the women's movement who was tossed aside. She then visits the beautiful magazine editor who guides the wing of the movement th…

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Shaina Taub to Receive Fred Ebb Award by Matthew Wexler

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the 13th annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Shaina Taub.

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

What’s Old is New Again: The Big Apple Circus by Matthew Wexler

The Big Apple Circus returns for its 40th anniversary.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Watch: New Video from ‘Kinky Boots’ by Matthew Wexler

Conceived and directed by Cyndi Lauper, 'Kinky Boots' has released a re-imagined version of "Not My Father's Son" featuring the show's original stars, Tony Award winner Billy Porter and Tony…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A Dish of Reality With a Side of Laughs: Lisa Lampanelli’s ‘Stuffed’ by Matthew Wexler

A lifelong yo-yo dieter, a bulimic, a confident overweight gal, and a permanent size zero who can’t gain weight walk into a play — what happens next could only be dished up by comedian L…

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Monday, October 30, 2017

6 Halloween Musicals to Spook, Scintillate and Seduce by Matthew Wexler

Sometimes bone-chilling and at other times laugh-inducing, here are six shows to spook, scintillate and seduce for a frightfully theatrical Halloween.

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

A Human Hand Grenade: ‘People, Places & Things’ by Matthew Wexler

Following a sold-out season at the National Theatre and in London’s West End, Denise Gough reprises her Olivier award-winning role in the American Premiere of 'People, Places & Things…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Coming Soon: ‘Cruel Intentions: The Musical’ by Matthew Wexler

A new musical based on the 1999 hit film, which was a sexy, modern-day telling of the classic 1782 French novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses.'

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Audra McDonald Receives MIT Eugene McDermott Award by Matthew Wexler

Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald has been named the 2018 recipient of MIT's prestigious Eugene McDermott Award, which comes with a $100,000 prize and residency.

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