Monday, May 7, 2018

Unsinkable: ‘The Seafarer’ by Matthew Wexler

It’s Christmas Eve, and the drinks are flowing as old friends convene for an annual game of poker in a revival of Conor McPherson's play set in a north Dublin suburb.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Loverly-ish: ‘My Fair Lady’ by Matthew Wexler

Lauren Ambrose and Harry Hadden-Paton star in a revival of the Lerner and Loewe classic. Directed by Bartlett Sher.

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire: ‘Summer and Smoke’ by Matthew Wexler

Jack Cummings III directs a searing new production of Tennessee Williams' 'Summer and Smoke,' starring Marin Ireland.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Joe’s Pub Celebrates Pride with a Can’t-Miss Line-Up by Matthew Wexler

While there are plenty of LGBTQ happenings across the five boroughs throughout June, consider cooling off at Joe’s Pub with one of these pride-centric performances.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

2018 Tony Award Nominations by Matthew Wexler

The complete list of this year's nominees. Who do you think will win?

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Not So Hot Stuff: ‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ by Matthew Wexler

A catalog of hits can't save this musical biopic about the Queen of Disco.

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Too Long, O Lord, Too Long: ‘Saint Joan’ by Matthew Wexler

Condola Rashad stars in a new production of Bernard Shaw's classic play. Directed by Daniel Sullivan.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Breaking: Drama Desk Award Nominees by Matthew Wexler

Nominees were announced for the 63rd annual Drama Desk Awards, with 'Carousel,' 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' and 'Mean Girls' leading the tally.

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Interview: ‘The Gentleman Caller’’s Daniel K. Isaac by Matthew Wexler

From Showtime's 'Billions,' Daniel K. Isaac stars as William Inge in Abingdon Theatre Company's 'The Gentleman Caller.'

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A Purple Puppet Reader: ‘Randy Writes a Novel’ by Matthew Wexler

A purple puppet takes to the stage to wax poetic about current events and other observations, all the while procrastinating the completion of his own novel.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

STAGE to Debut Premium Theater Streaming Network by Matthew Wexler

A new streaming platform promises that all the world's a stage with original programming and broadcasts of hit musicals and plays.

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Exclusive Interview: Charles Busch by Matthew Wexler

Charles Busch returns to Theater for the New City in his new play, 'The Confession of Lily Dare.'

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Ives Thrives on Rhymes Sublime: ‘The Metromaniacs’ by Matthew Wexler

Love interests, scheming servants, and mistaken identities launch a series of twists and turns in this breezy “translaptation” of a French farce by playwright David Ives.

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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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