Sunday, March 10, 2019

Northern Ballet: Victoria review – royal story is a feast of brilliance by Sanjoy Roy

Grand theatre, LeedsCathy Marston’s new ballet about Queen Victoria and her daughter Beatrice is outstandingly choreographed, cinematically scored and danced with nuance Reading is a profo…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Bio-Musicals We'd Actually Like to See by JK

With last week's announcement that the Michael Jackson bio-musical Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough is Broadway-bound, (not to mention the forthcoming Tina Turner show Tina) I've bee…

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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Winter Theater Festival Fever-Redux by Broadwayandme

The weather has been unseasonably warm here in the city but the winter theater festivals, including a few new ones, are plowing ahead as usual and so I thought I’d do a redux of the guide …

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

VIDEO: Watch the Final Act One Finale of BAT OUT OF HELL in London! by BroadwayWorld

Bat Out Of Hell played its final performance in London today, January 5, at the Dominion Theatre. To celebrate the run, the show's official Twitter account shared a video of the final act on…

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Swan Lake review – pretty on top but nothing below the surface by Lyndsey Winship

Coliseum, LondonEnglish National Ballet’s revival of Derek Deane’s 1997 staging has a flock of well-schooled swans and some standout solos, but there is a lack of chemistry between the l…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

CD Review: Head Over Heels by JK

As a teen in the mid-80s, MTV actually showed music videos, and recording artists became even bigger stars. I enjoyed The Go-Go's hits, especially "Our Lips Are Sealed." And I enjoyed Belind…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

I Interview Playwrights Part 1015: Rachel Bublitz by Adam Szymkowicz

Rachel BublitzHometown: San Diego, CaliforniaCurrent Town: Salt Lake City, UtahQ:  What are you working on now?A:  Right now I'm working on a play commissioned by the Egyptian You…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

#TBT: Playbill: Into the Woods: October 1987 by JK

I don't think I could name all of the different productions of Into the Woods I've seen over the years, and I'm positive that I couldn't give you an exact number of times I've seen the …

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

#TBT: CD Review: OBCR: The Scarlet Pimpernel by JK

After you read this, you may think less of my taste in musicals, but I have to tell it like it is. Though he's Broadway's favorite whipping boy, Frank Wildhorn is really only responsibl…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

I Interview Playwrights Part 1002: Sean Williams by Adam Szymkowicz

Sean WilliamsHometown:  Technically born in San Jose, California but moved almost every year of my life growing up, including overseas, so... everywhere/nowhere.Current Town:  Asto…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

William Forsythe: A Quiet Evening of Dance review – rare and revelatory by Sanjoy Roy

Sadler’s Wells, LondonThis sublime show features breakdancing, birdsong and a duet that is an insight into the secrets of choreography itselfThey say it’s the quiet ones you have to watc…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Podcast Episode 159 – Pulitzer Prize Winner, David Auburn

I’ll never forget the gasp that came from the audience at the end of Act One when I saw David Auburn’s Proof on Broadway.  It was one of those great twists/reveals/secrets and …

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Episode 159 – David Auburn by Reilly Hickey   I’ll never forget the gasp that came from the audience at the end of Act One when I saw David Auburn’…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Feast on Seven of YouTube’s Best Performances of “A Little Priest” from Sweeney Todd

The epic act one finale of Sweeney Todd served up seven different ways.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

REVIEW: Pretty Woman: The Musical by JK

Review of the evening performance on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Nederlander Theatre in New York City. Starring Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Orfeh, Eric Anderson, Jason Danieley and Ezra K…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

VIDEO: Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, and the Cast of PRETTY WOMAN Rehearse 'You're Beautiful' by Stage Tube

All new footage has been released from inside the rehearsal room with the cast of Pretty Woman, starring Samantha Barks and Andy Karl. In the new video, the cast rehearses the song 'You're B…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

REVIEW: Head Over Heels by JK

Review of the matinee performance on Sunday, August 6, 2018 at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. Starring Andrew Durand, Taylor Iman Jones, Jeremy Kushnier, Bonnie Milligan, Peppermint, T…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Skylar Astin to Step Into Santino Fontana's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Role in Final Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is always full of surprises, but this is quite the switcheroo! According to Deadline, Broadway alum Skylar Astin will replace Tony nominee and former series regular Santi…

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

15 Versions of Avenue Q’s Act One Finale, “There’s A Fine, Fine Line”, That You'd Want on a Mix Tape

There's a fine, fine line between a YouTube spiral and a waste of your time.

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The Dallas Opera’s “Carmen” on stage in the US by Blouin Artinfo

The Dallas Opera’s “Carmen” will be on stage in the US.Carmen, the infamous gypsy at the center of Georges Bizet’s seductive masterpiece, warns the men she attracts immediately: she …

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

“Hansel and Gretel” at LA Opera, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

“Hansel and Gretel” will be on stage at LA Opera, Los Angeles. The opera stars  Susan Graham.“The beloved fairy tale comes to the operatic stage with 12-foot-tall creatures, fanta…

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Giacomo Puccini’s “La Bohème” by The Dallas Opera, US by Blouin Artinfo

Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” by The Dallas Opera will be on stage at Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, US.“Puccini’s timeless La Boheme combines soaring music and heartbreakin…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Philip Glass’ “Satyagraha” at LA Opera, US by Blouin Artinfo

Opening this fall is Philip Glass’s “Satyagraha,” which will be staged at the LA Opera. It is the company premiere of Glass’ masterpiece, staged by the visionary director of Akhnaten…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

El Gato Montes’s “The wildcat” at LA Opera, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

El Gato Montes’s “The wildcat” will be on stage at LA Opera, Los Angeles. It stars PlAcido Domingo. It is a thrilling tale of love, passion and death.“In one of the greatest masterpi…

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Sunday, July 8, 2018

The Dallas Opera’s “Manon Lescaut” To Hit the Stage by Blouin Artinfo

Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut” by The Dallas Opera will be on stage in the US.“In one of Puccini’s earliest works, Manon Lescaut — the popular party girl of Paris — is broug…

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

“Come from Away” at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Come from Away” is currently on stage at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York.The play takes us into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small tow…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

The Band's Visit's Tony Shalhoub Wins First Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Hats off to Tony Shalhoub, who has won his first Tony Award! The stage-and-screen star triumphed in the Leading Actor in a Musical category for his turn as Tewfiq in The Band’s Visit. …

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Fyodor Dostoevsky’s ‘The Idiot’ at Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow by Blouin Artinfo

Based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, the Bolshoi in Moscow is soon to present “The Idiot” in opera format. Adapted by Alexander Medvedev, the opera is to be presented in four acts on…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Long Day's Journey Into Night - One family's fall from grace by [email protected] (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderLike an immense series of interlocking puzzle pieces, Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night inexorably charts the downfall of a family which has …

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Diane Paulus to Direct Audience-Interactive Play About Gloria Steinem by Andy Lefkowitz

Gloria: A Life, a new play about journalist and activist Gloria Steinem—who became known as a leader and spokesperson for the feminist movement in the 1960s and '70s—will mak…

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Friday, April 13, 2018

REVIEW: Carousel by JK

Review of the Sunday, March 25, 2018 matinee preview performance at the Imperial Theatre in New York City, New York. Starring Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, Renee Fleming, Lindsay Mendez, Ale…

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