Friday, April 20, 2018

Bette Midler Returns to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ as Closing Announced by Matthew Wexler

She's back but not for long. Bette Midler steps back into the title role for the show's final weeks before it closes on August 25.

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

The American Theatre Wing Honors Andrew Lloyd Webber by Matthew Wexler

The evening will celebrate the Wing’s 101 years of supporting voices in the American Theatre as well as a musical tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s body of work.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban to Host Tony Awards by Matthew Wexler

We love them both, but will these music stars and Broadway newbies bring the necessary excitement to pull off the Tony Awards telecast?

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Empty Entrances: ‘Children of a Lesser God’ by Matthew Wexler

Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of 'Children of a Lesser God' needs some divine intervention to find its footing.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

First Look: ‘Head Over Heels’ by Matthew Wexler

'Head Over Heels,' featuring music from the Go-Go's, opens this week at The Curran in San Francisco before opening on Broadway this summer.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Where Are We Now Theatre Festival by Matthew Wexler

Northwest Ireland's first queer theater festival returns for its second season May 2-6, 2018.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Broadway’s New ‘Phantom’: Ben Crawford by Matthew Wexler

Ben Crawford becomes the 16th actor to take over the iconic role as 'The Phantom of the Opera' celebrates 30 years on Broadway.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

And the World Goes ‘Round: ‘Carousel’ by Matthew Wexler

Jessie Mueller and Joshua Henry in ‘Carousel.’ (Photo: Julieta Cervantes) By Matthew Wexler “You’re a queer one, Julie Jordan.” So sings Carrie Pipperidge (Lindsay Mendez)&…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Can ‘The Sting’ Sing? Don’t Bet on Red by Matthew Wexler

Harry Connick, Jr. stars in the screen-to-stage adaptation of the hit 1973 film but in spite of an A-list creative team, 'The Sting' isn't a winning hand.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Floating through Childhood: ‘Air Play’ by Acrobuffos by Matthew Wexler

Umbrellas take flight, balloons sprout minds of their own and shimmering silks ripple to the rafters in the modern circus spectacle 'Air Play.'

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Not So Pretty in Pink: ‘Mean Girls’ by Matthew Wexler

A musicalization of Tina Fey's 2004 feature film, 'Mean Girls' attempts to take a teenage bite out of Broadway.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Why ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ by Matthew Wexler

The Olivier-nominated musical explores what happens when a 16-year-old boy decides to wear a dress to prom.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

A Family Affair: ‘Goldstein’ by Matthew Wexler

A tell-all family memoir sets the scene for a new Off-Broadway musical by Charlie Schulman and Michael Roberts about three generations of an immigrant Jewish family.

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LONERGAN’S ON AGAIN: ‘LOBBY HERO’ by Matthew Wexler

Second Stage Theater arrives on Broadway with a revival of Kenneth Lonergan's play that explores the relationships between four characters in the lobby of a New York City apartment building.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Watch: Broadway Buzz with GoLocal Live – Great Britain Edition by Matthew Wexler

Our latest GoLocal Live broadcast showcases the UK with insider access to some of the West End's hottest shows as well as what's hot in Manchester, England.

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Must Read: ‘Something Wonderful’ by Matthew Wexler

A new book by Todd S. Purdum about the creative partnership that transformed musical theater in the 20th century.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

15 Minutes with Alton Fitzgerald White by Matthew Wexler

Known for playing Mufasa in Disney's 'The Lion King,' Alton Fitzgerald White's new book, 'My Pride," delivers a message about taking responsibility for and deriving happiness from commonpla…

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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Ice, Ice, Baby: Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Crystal’ by Matthew Wexler

In Cirque du Soleil's 42nd production, world-class ice skaters and acrobats take their frozen playground by storm with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with a flurry …

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Friday, March 30, 2018

The Russians Are Coming: ‘A Walk in the Woods’ by Matthew Wexler

The Barrow Group revives Lee Blessing's play about an American and a Russian diplomat with vastly different agendas.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Emotional Starvation: ‘Babette’s Feast’ by Matthew Wexler

This New York premiere is based on a short story about a French refugee who finds asylum in a pious Norwegian village.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Recipe Needs a Revamp: ‘A Taste of Things to Come’ by Matthew Wexler

A musical romp tracing the changing lives of four Winnetka women from the 1950s to the sexual revolution of the 1960s.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Base Hit But No Home Run: ‘Through the Elevated Line’ by Matthew Wexler

Silk Road Rising presents the world premiere of a new play by Novid Parsi, which draws inspiration from Tennessee Williams' 'A Streetcar Named Desire.'

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Review: ‘Angels in America’ on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

The National Theatre's epic revival of Tony Kushner's Tony Award-winning 'Angels in America' arrives on Broadway.

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Exclusive: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett of ‘Angels in America’      by Matthew Wexler

An exclusive interview with Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, who is appearing in the revival of Tony Kushner's award-winning 'Angels in America.'

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Sister, Sister: ‘Frozen’ by Matthew Wexler

Disney brings the hit movie 'Frozen' to life on Broadway starring Caissie Levy and Patti Murin and directed by Michael Grandage.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Recap: League of Professional Theatre Women Awards by Matthew Wexler

The League of Professional Theatre Women honored Phylicia Rashad, among others, at its annual Theatre Women Awards.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Underbelly of Sex and Society: ‘An Enemy of the People’ by Matthew Wexler

When a water contamination crisis puts their community in peril, two brothers face off in a battle of political ambitions and moral integrity.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Road Trip: ‘Vietgone’ at American Conservatory Theater by Matthew Wexler

Three young Vietnamese immigrants leave their war-torn country for an eye-opening road trip across the bewildering and foreign landscape of 1970s America.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

More is More: ‘Love Never Dies’ by Matthew Wexler

Meghan Picerno and Gardar Thor Cortes in ‘Love Never Dies.’ (Photo: Joan Marcus) By Jim Gladstone Within the first 15 minutes of Love Never Dies,…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

First Look: The Lyric Theatre’s Harry Potter Makeover by Matthew Wexler

Previews start tonight for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' at the newly remodeled Lyric Theatre.

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The Second Time Around: ‘Later Life’ by Matthew Wexler

The 25th-anniversary production of A.R. Gurney's play about missed connections and hope for new beginnings.

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