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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Friday, May 20, 2016

Florian Zeller's The Truth Will Transfer to London's West End by Ryan McPhee

Following an engagement at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Florian Zeller’s The Truth will transfer to London’s West End. The new translation from Christopher Hampton will begin pe…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Interview: Jenna Leigh Green on the Girl Power and Joy of ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ by Jose Solis

It’s 1958 and the students of Springfield High School are in for quite the treat on their prom night, as they will be serenaded by their very own, sensational girl band The Marvelous Wonde…

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Still Time to Get Tickets to Drama Desk Panel on Revivals by Lauren Yarger

GAVIN CREEL, WARREN CARLYLE, STEVEN PASQUALE and JESSICA VOSK are among the panelists for REVIVING THE REVIVAL, a lively discussion about staging revivals moderated …

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The School for Scandal by Wendy Caster

Same as it ever was, same as it ever was.Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The School For Scandal, first performed in 1777, reveals that humans have changed little over the centuries, clothing a…

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Interview: Singer/Songwriter Grace McLean on Her Mystical New Opera, and Coming to Broadway with ‘Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812′ by Jose Solis

Singer/songwriter Grace McLean has a deliciously eclectic style that sees her combining elements from jazz, folk, musical theatre and pop. In songs like “Natural Disaster”, which she per…

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Interview: Lea Salonga on the Work of Boublil and Schönberg, Video Games She Loves, and ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ by Jose Solis

Lea Salonga will be one of the many performers paying tribute to Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg on May 2 at The New York Pops Annual Gala. The world famous Filipino artist first …

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Review: ‘A Little Night Music’ at GWU by Terry Byrne

A Little Night Music might be classified as a gateway drug to Stephen Sondheim. Whether a fan or a skeptic, once you get a whiff of this vigorous (and tuneful!) exposé on humankind’s mati…

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/22/16- Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber! by Stage Tube

Sondheim is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards, including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, multiple Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laur…

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Friday, March 11, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Madonna Sings Theatrical 'Send in the Clowns' in Melbourne by Stage Tube

Madonna brought her signature theatricality to Stephen Sondheim's iconic 'Send in the Clowns' from A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC in Melbourne, Australia today, March 11. She performed the song as par…

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Monday, February 29, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Bewitching Top 10 Favorite Bernadette Peters Roles by Broadway.com

With Broadway favorite Bernadette Peters celebrating her birthday on February 28, we took a look back at her illustrious career. The three-time Tony recipient—one for being a…

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/25/16- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Stage Tube

Today in 1973, A Little Night Music opened 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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Monday, February 22, 2016

Interview: Kate Baldwin on Her Concert Series at the Sheen Center and Championing the Work of Composers She Loves by Jose Solis

After a landmark 2015 – which saw her give two of her finest stage performances to date – Kate Baldwin is starting 2016 with a residency at the renovated Sheen Center, which will…

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A Little Night Music by Wendy Caster

If you (1) love Stephen Sondheim; (2) adore A Little Night Music; (3) treasure gorgeous singing; and/or (4) value a bargain, get thee to Theatre 2020 in Brooklyn Heights. Running through Mar…

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

“Art Isn’t Easy”: Acclaimed ‘Fiddler’ cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf talks Sondheim, JRB, and Jackman! by Scott Kaufman

“For me, this is where math becomes art”… explains Fiddler cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf, when describing her experience playing the Broadway revival of Sondheim’s A Little Ni…

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Interview: Emily Skinner on Her Dream Roles, Favorite Musical Eras and Broadway by the Year by Jose Solis

Known for her dazzling performances in James Joyce’s The Dead, Billy Elliot, The Full Monty and her Tony-nominated work in Side Show, Emily Skinner has had one of the most impressive stage…

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A Master of Sondheim and Shakespeare: An Interview with Len Cariou by Jose Solis

Tony-winner Len Cariou is the rare actor who has mastered both Shakespeare and Sondheim, his love for musical theatre and the Bard coming together in a delightful show titled Broadway and th…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

This Week on Broadway for February 14, 2016: Fred Barton and American Showstoppers by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk Fred Barton about American Showstoppers and his career. Reviews include Mike Birbiglia: Thank God For Jokes, Theatre 2020’…

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