Monday, February 20, 2017

Review: Judy Collins’ A Love Letter to Stephen Sondheim by Jose Solis

Folk chanteuse Judy Collins owes the biggest hit of her career to Stephen Sondheim, her rendition of his “Send in the Clowns” from A Little Night Music sent her into the stratosphere, an…

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Boris Aronson: Vision and Execution by Rick Pender

In an extraordinary six-year period, Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince brought four landmark musicals to Broadway: Company (1970), Follies (1971), A Little Night Music (1973) and Pacific Ov…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Hello, Darlings! Leigh Ann Larkin & Jon Peterson Will Lead the Cabaret Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Come taste the wine, come hear the band, come blow your horn, start celebrating right this way! Broadway favorites Leigh Ann Larkin (Gypsy, A Little Night Music) and Jon Peterson (Cabaret) w…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Interview: Marc Kudisch on the Relevance of ‘anatomy theater’, and the Similarities Between Opera and Broadway by Jose Solis

“Has there ever been such a wondrous and spectacular public execution?” asks Joshua Crouch, the perverse emcee in anatomy theater, the new opera by David Lang and Marc Dion which traces …

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

2016 Top Ten: Wendy Caster by Wendy Caster

Due to some health challenges, I only saw 42 shows in 2016--my lowest total in decades. Yet it was still difficult to carve my best list down to 10 entries.I remain in awe of the breadt…

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Interview: Emily Padgett on Starring in the Gritty Revival of ‘Sweet Charity’ by Jose Solis

We spoke to Emily Padgett about playing Helene in The New Group’s revival of Sweet Charity… From the moment we go into the theater and we see Georgia Stitt and her band, it beco…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Great White Way Dates Set for Harold Prince's Prince of Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We now have dates for the previously reported Main Stem premiere of Prince of Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club. The long-in-the-works musical, which celebrates the career of the 21-time T…

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Aaron Lazar, Wayne Brady & Donna Vivino Will Star in West Coast Merrily We Roll Along, Directed by Michael Arden by Ryan McPhee

Aaron Lazar, Wayne Brady and Donna Vivino will headline the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts’ previously announced production of Merrily We Roll Along. The Los Angeles p…

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

IT Award Nominees and Winners 2016 by Wendy Caster

On Monday, September 26, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation presented their IT Awards. Winners are marked with asterisks.OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE** The Golfer,Gemini CollisionWorks…

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Harold Prince's Prince of Broadway to Land on the Great White Way by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We told you this tuner was one to watch! The long-in-the-works musical Prince of Broadway, which ran in Japan last year, is looking to begin performances on the Main Stem in the fall of 201…

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Spotlight On...John Ahlin and Christopher Patrick Mullen by Michael Block

Name: John Ahlin and Christopher Patrick MullenHometown: JA: Born in Houston Texas, Moved to New York when I was 6 months old.CPM: Raised in Malvern PA, lives in Brooklyn New York.Education…

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Stratford’s A Little Night Music is a lovely production of a piece that seems to grow richer with the years by Robert Cushman

Robert Cushman: Debra Hanson’s sets are all right for the vernal second act, and very strange for the urban first one, which is dominated by a line of smoke-stacks

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Stephen Sondheim Tackles Luis Bunuel in a Bid for a Comeback by Patrick Pacheco

After a long period of successive flops, Andrew Lloyd Webber found salvation in “School of Rock,” a popular sweet-natured Jack Black film, about a slacker corralling cute kids into a ban…

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A Little Night Music by Innovative Theatre Foundation

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and Book by Hugh WheelerDirected by Judith JoroszProduced by Theater 2020Nominated for: Outstanding Costume Design, Viviane Galloway; Outstanding Product…

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Monday, August 29, 2016

The Tony Awards: 1970 to 1974 by Wendy Caster

Some friends and I are working our way through past Tony Award shows, and it's been a surprising journey in many ways. This past week, we watched 1970 through 1974. The Tony gestalt has chan…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/3/16- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Stage Tube

Today in 1974, A Little Night Music closed at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 601 performances. A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by …

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Friday, July 29, 2016

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Delays Opening Until 2017 by Amy Sapp

Though originally set to appear on Broadway in late 2016, the newest revival of the classic 1950s film Singin’ in the Rain will open on the Great White Way in 2017. The production, pr…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Spotlight On...Sam Simahk by Michael Block

Name: Sam SimahkHometown: Ashburnham, MAEducation: BFA Musical Theatre, Emerson CollegeSelect Credits: Lyric Opera Chicago (The King and I), Huntington Theatre Company (A Little Night Music)…

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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Lithe spirit: Dame Angela Lansbury at 90 by Mark Lawson

A lifetime achievement in musical theatre acknowledges Lansbury’s prolific career spanning seven decadesPeople like to pass landmark birthdays in meaningful places, so it seems right that …

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NYMF Interview: Ed McNamee on “Lisa and Leonardo” and the Mysteries of the Mona Lisa by Jose Solis

The 2016 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 11 through August 7, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Lisa a…

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Must-Watch John McMartin FOLLIES Tribute

It's been a depressing week overall, and I think we're going on a 'regular news' blackout for the weekend here. Amongst this week's sad theatre news was was word that, aw…

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Five-Time Tony Nominee John McMartin, Star of Follies, Sweet Charity & More, Dies at 86 by Broadway.com

John McMartin, Tony Award-nominated actor of stage and screen, has died at the age of 86 following a battle with cancer. A death notice for the performer appeared in the New York Times on Ju…

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Exclusive Podcast: Behind the Curtain Welcomes Record-Breaking Actor George Lee Andrews by Behind The Curtain

George Lee Andrews holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the most performances in the same Broadway show, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. But, before he won that honor, he was Broadway's go…

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Alexander Hanson on Telling Lies in London's The Truth, Loving Bernadette Peters & the Strain of Not Singing by Matt Wolf

French writer Florian Zeller has proven to be catnip for actors, with Kenneth Cranham and Frank Langella winning an Olivier and a Tony Award, respectively, for The Father and Gina McKee garn…

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A Little Night Music still feels contemporary: review by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Cynthia Dale, Gabriel Antonacci and Sara Farb shine in Stratford Festival staging of Sondheim musical.

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Interview: Matthew Morrison on His Favorite Summer Music, Why He Loves the Broadway Community, and Working with The New York Pops by Jose Solis

On July 7, 2016 The New York Pops return to their summer residency at Forest Hills Stadium, where they will be joined by special guests Matthew Morrison and Megan Hilty. We had the chance to…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Insight's 'Company' introduces Sondheim themes by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim — famously brilliant, famously challenging — has enjoyed many successes in his long career: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” …

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

A Magical West End Return for Michael Crawford in THE GO-BETWEEN

It’s been a wonderful season for theatre on both sides of the pond. This year Broadway displayed one of the best and most varied ones since our ‘little’ web site, BroadwayW…

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Monday, June 6, 2016

TV Exclusive: Watch 'The Miller's Son' from Stratford's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at The Stratford Festival's new production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC. In this clip, Sara Farb performs 'The Miller's Son.'

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Friday, June 3, 2016

After Years of Anticipation, Angela Lansbury Will Headline The Chalk Garden on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

At long last, it looks like Grande dame Angela Lansbury will return to the stage in the first Broadway revival of Enid Bagnold’s The Chalk Garden. The five-time Tony winner has been ey…

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