Tuesday, April 6, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 6 - 12 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 30 - April 5 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   April 6, 2017: Titans of the cosmetics world faced off in the musical War Paint at the Nederlander Theatre …

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Love on the Ground: the intimate illusions of Jacques Rivette’s chateau mystery by Chris Wiegand

Jane Birkin and Geraldine Chaplin star in the French director’s enthralling and perplexing drama about rehearsals for a one-off performance The stage on screen: more films about theatre A…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Annaleigh Ashford, Postpones in London Again by Lindsey Sullivan

The London transfer of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, has been postponed again. The production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Puli…

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Stream the Stage with Paris Opera Ballet in "Swan Lake" by Joycetheater

Originally choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev for Paris Opera Ballet in 1984, this irrefutably “Freudian” version of Swan Lake became an instant classic and crown jewel of the esteemed comp…

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Experience the artistry of Paris Opera Ballet in "Swan Lake" | Streaming Mar 11-24 by Joycetheater

Originally choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev for Paris Opera Ballet in 1984, this irrefutably “Freudian” version of Swan Lake became an instant classic and crown jewel of the esteemed comp…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Bill C. Davis Dies: ‘Mass Appeal’ Playwright/Screenwriter Was 69 by Greg Evans

Bill C. Davis, whose 1981 Broadway hit play Mass Appeal was adapted for a 1984 feature film starring Jack Lemmon and Željko Ivanek, died Feb. 26 following a brief illness, his family has an…

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? by JK

 Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? A. Laura Benanti      B. Victoria Clark     C. Patti LuPone D. Audra McDonald     E. Jessie Mueller      F. Donna Murphy     G. …

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Friday, February 19, 2021

#480 – Tony Telecasts (1984 – Baby, La Cage aux Folles, Sunday in the Park with George, The Tap Dance Kid) Part 2 by Elizabeth Wheless

The 38th Annual Tony Awards was hosted by Julie Andrews and Robert Preston on June 3, 1984. Presented at the Gershwin Theatre, current home of the long-running Wicked, the show featured thre…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

VIDEO: Bette Midler Talks About Her Johnny Carson Audition

Bette talks about getting vaccinated, keeping busy during quarantine, her daughter getting married, being married by an Elvis impersonator in Vegas in 1984, her new children’s book “The …

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

#477 – Tony Telecasts (1984 – Baby, La Cage aux Folles, Sunday in the Park with George, The Tap Dance Kid) Part 1 by Elizabeth Wheless

The 38th Annual Tony Awards was hosted by Julie Andrews and Robert Preston on June 3, 1984. Presented at the Gershwin Theatre, current home of the long-running Wicked, the show featured thre…

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Monday, February 15, 2021

VIDEO: On This Day, February 15- Celebrating Ethel Merman

On this day in 1984, Ethel Merman, a Broadway institution known as the 'undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage, passed away at the age of 76.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 9 - 15 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 9 - 15 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 Chita Rivera (center) in The Rink February 9, 1984: Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli open in The Rink at the Mart…

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Monday, February 8, 2021

Black History Month Dreamcast: An All-Black Revival of La Cage Aux Folles

Continuing our Black History Month Dreamcast Series for 2021, we look at the Jerry Herman musical which in 1984 won 6 Tony Awards - the spectacular La Cage aux Folles.

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Trump, Trump, Trump Along The Broadway: Part 2 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter January 21, 2021: (This is the second of a two-part essay on the presence of ex-President Trump in New York theatre during his tenure. It picks up where the other le…

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

1984 Stage Play to Become Five-Part Limited TV Series by Caitlin Moynihan

Big brother is watching you. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s stage adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 is being turned into a five-part limited series, according to Deadline. The indepe…

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Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan Working on 1984 TV Series by Dan Meyer

The pair’s take on George Orwell’s dystopian novel debuted on Broadway in 2017.

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1984 TV Series in the Works, From Creators of 2017 Broadway Production

Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan will adapt their in-your-face production for the small screen.

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This Week in Broadway History: January 10 - 16 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: January 10 - 16 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 January 10, 1947: Finian's Rainbow, the Lane/Harburg classic opened at the 46th Street Theatre, going on to w…

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Wonder Woman 1984 (dir. Patty Jenkins): Film review by Dan Scully

Exactly what I needed during this atypical holiday season The post Wonder Woman 1984 (dir. Patty Jenkins): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Rebecca Luker, Golden-Voiced Tony Nominee of Show Boat, The Music Man & More, Dies at 59 by Broadway.com

Rebecca Luker, a celebrated actress who lent her crystal-clear soprano to a variety of roles on Broadway, has died, according to The New York Times. Luker revealed in February 2020 that she …

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Wonder Woman 1984 — the heady escapism we need right now

Gal Gadot plays the superhero in Patty Jenkins’ dayglo romp, complete with ‘greed is good’ villains

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Monday, December 14, 2020

The Nutcracker review – a glimmer of pure Christmas joy by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Opera House, LondonDespite fewer dancers and musicians, Peter Wright’s production is a gorgeous spectacle at Covent Garden To the ballet then, while we can. As London waits to find o…

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Saturday, December 5, 2020

R.I.P. David L. Lander by Trav S.D.

Just got the news that David L. Lander (b. 1947) has passed away. I’d known about Lander’s MS for a while; Michael McKean’s amazing turn on Better Call Saul led me to wonder what had h…

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Friday, December 4, 2020

Alan Menken, Glenn Slater & James Graham Team Up for West End-Bound Animal Farm Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

Award-winning composer Alan Menken is teaming up with lyricist Glenn Slater and scribe James Graham for a musical version of George Orwell's allegorical tale Animal Farm. The production is a…

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

In The Heights Movie to Debut Simultaneously on HBO Max & Theaters by Broadway Direct

The long-awaited movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ In the Heights will debut on HBO Max and theaters at the same time next year. Currently, the film is set…

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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Epic political love story draws major stars to Newcastle by Gabi Bergman

Written in 1984 by ABBA songwriters, Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, and world-renowned lyricist, Sir Tim Rice, Chess tells a

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Sarah Brightman-Andrew Lloyd Webber Reunion Set For Singer’s Livestream Christmas Concert by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Singer Sarah Brightman’s first livestream Christmas concert next month will include a reunion with her former husband and partner-in-theater Andrew Lloyd Webber. The two will pe…

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

New Film Preview: “#valentinesday” – A Romantic Comedy About Modern Love and Dating – Coming February 2021 by David Roberts

Dreambird Studios debut feature film, #valentinesday, produced by industry veteran, Mark Forstater (Monty Python and the Holy Grail) is set to be released on February 14, 2021. A modern day …

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

David Mamet directs Patti LuPone in ‘Boston Marriage’ on Broadway’s Best Shows by Deb Miller

On Thursday, November 12, Broadway’s Best Shows returns to the digital screen with a new limited-time livestream production of Boston Marriage, written and directed by playwright David Mam…

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Friday, November 6, 2020

June Marlowe: More Than Miss Crabtree by Trav S.D.

We’re not quite sure why, but we suddenly find ourselves writing about all these people from Minnesota: Ignatius Donnelly (November 3), Gig Young (November 4), and today our topic is scree…

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre