Wednesday, April 8, 2020

One That Got Away: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by JK

I think about how lucky Mike and I are, so far, every day. And we both think about all of our friends and fellow theater fans and hope that each of you is coping as best you can and staying …

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Ms. Broadway April 2020: Mrs. Doubtfire's Jenn Gambatese by JK

I've been smitten with Jenn Gambatese since I saw her as Jane in Tarzan. I'd actually seen her before in Hairspray, and since in Is He Dead? Now, I am really looking forward to seeing her …

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Broadway Heat: Diana Edition: The Elimination Round by JK

Royals followers and theater fans rejoice! She was a princess that captivated the world, with a wedding to end all weddings. Her life was no fairy tale, and still she was an amazing mother a…

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Friday, April 3, 2020

The Friday 5: 5 Classic Original Casts I Wish I'd Seen by JK

A lot of theater fans say they wish they had seen the original cast of The Glass Menagerie, including the legendary performance of Laurette Taylor. I could go for that myself. Truth is, I've…

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone by JK

Next up in our Musical of the Month series is the hysterical, whimsical parody musical from 2006, The Drowsy Chaperone. Finding more than a few similarities between myself and the lead male …

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Mr. Broadway March 2020: Diana's Zach Adkins by JK

This month, we thought we'd highlight a relative newcomer to the theater scene. Including his current role, he's only been in two Broadway shows. But his rise to the male leading role in his…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Light the Lights: A Broadway Marquee Game by JK

Time for some fun! I don't know about you, but I can't wait to see a Broadway show. You know, walking down 45th Street, the marquees all aglow... Anyway, here's a little something to whet yo…

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Broadway Heat: The Company Edition: The Finals!! by JK

Okay, theater fans! Let's think fun, happy thoughts, even for just a few minutes. We insist! So, last week, your Broadway Heat votes eliminated HALF the cast of Company! Now your votes will…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

The Friday 5: 5 Broadway Things We've Done to Pass the Time by JK

Empty 44th Street Sigh. Here we all are. It's a nightmare if you think about it too much, really. But, and I'm not surprised, whenever there's a crisis, who can we turn to? The Broadway comm…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Remembering Terrence McNally by JK

It seems very fitting that Terrence McNally wrote a play called Love! Valour! Compassion! - especially including the exclamation marks. By all accounts he loved and was loved by all who knew…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Company's Tally Sessions by JK

DON'T FORGET TO VOTE IN THIS WEEK'S BROADWAY HEAT POLL FEATURING COMPANY! HERERegional and off-Broadway audiences have seen this guy in a wide variety of leading roles, from Captain Von Trap…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Broadway Heat: Company Edition: The Elimination Round! by JK

Phone Rings. Door chimes. In comes Company! Yes, the Sondheim classic love letter to being single in a relationship world has returned to Broadway. It is a buzzy, hot and exciting update fea…

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Standing @ Zero: by JK

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Broadway Heat: Six Edition! The Finals! by JK

Everybody bow!! SIX: The Musical didn't get to open yet on Broadway, but heat continues. Last week, your votes were cast, and your votes will beheaded eliminated half of the cast. But no…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

The Friday 6 Quiz: Six Queens Quiz by JK

Well, they didn't get to have their official Broadway coronation last night, but they will eventually. We shall celebrate anyway! For all of you die-hard Six fans, this week's quiz will be a…

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains: The Creative Team by JK

March's Musical of the Month, Curtains had a top-notch creative team. Each one has an impressive resume of credits and awards. For some, this show marked another step on their continuing cr…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of Six by JK

Congratulations to the entire company of Six on your upcoming opening night! Special congratulations to the 6 cast members who are making their official Broadway debuts tomorrow night! Dre…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

LOGOS: Six by JK

It is simple and straightforward. It is eye-catching. It is Broadway and it is rock and roll! I haven't seen it yet, but from everything I've read, Six the musical is a lot like the logo. An…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Broadway Heat: Six Edition: The Royal Elimination Round! by JK

All HAIL! SIX: The Musical has finally arrived on Broadway after acclaimed runs in London, on cruise ships and all around the USA! This week, your votes will behead eliminate half of the…

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Friday, March 6, 2020

The Friday 6: 6 Favorite Broadway Queens by JK

All hail! Broadway is being overrun by Queens! There's Elsa (and her mom) in Frozen, and now there's Queen Elizabeth II in Diana. And then there are the six queens of Six who are causing qui…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

March just started, so that means a new Musical of the Month! And we've chosen a fun musical that had a respectable run more than a decade ago - Curtains, one of the last collaborations of J…

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Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of Girl From the North Country by JK

Congratulations to the entire company of Girl From the North Country on your opening night! Special congratulations to the 3 cast members who are making their official Broadway debuts toni…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Ms. Broadway March 2020: Company's Nikki Renee Daniels by JK

She's our very first two-time Ms. Broadway! So what has Nikki Renee Daniels been up to since January 2012? A lot! How's about getting married, starting a family and starring in some of th…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Mr. Broadway March 2020: Bobbie's Boys From Company by JK

The current revival of Company famously switches the genders of many of the characters, with Bobby now Bobbie, single and 35 in New York City. In the show, we meet three of her suitors: And…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Looking Forward to Spring: March - May 2020 by JK

Hopefully, the cold of winter will soon give way to warmer sunny days and the first blossoms of spring. As usual, no matter the weather outside, the Broadway theater scene always heats up at…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

The Friday 5 Quiz: The "JKTS 6" by JK

If you watch Jeopardy!, you probably know about the "J 6." That's a 6th answer created for each category that can be used if there's an issue with one of the others, and is available to play…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Cast Recording by JK

Today, we wind up this month's Musical of the Month series with a look at the wonderful Original Broadway Cast Recording for Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Musical of the Month: Disney's Be…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

One That Got Away: The Secret Garden by JK

In the interest of full disclosure, this One That Got Away is a bit of a cheat. A couple of years after its debut on Broadway, I did get to see the The Secret Garden's national tour. But I…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

LOGOS: Company (2020) by JK

When I see the upcoming revival of Company this spring, it'll be the third Broadway production for me. This has always been one of my favorite Sondheim scores, and I really enjoy the psychol…

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