Monday, June 10, 2019

Tootsie Star Santino Fontana Wins First Tony Award by Lindsey Sullivan

Hats off to Santino Fontana, who has won his first Tony Award! The Broadway favorite triumphed in the Leading Actor in a Musical category for his incredible performance as Michael Dorsey in …

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

Ready, Set, Tony! Meet the Heartbreakers and Laugh Makers in the Featured Actor in a Musical 2019 Tony Award Race by

When the Tony Awards telecast begins on Sunday, June 9, 40 nervous and excited actors will take their seats at Radio City Music Hall, hoping to win Broadway’s biggest prize. Throughout the…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tootsie Star Santino Fontana on How Backstage Is Like a War Movie, His Costume Is Like Shawshank & More on Show People by

Santino Fontana is known and loved for performances in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Cinderella, Act One, Hello, Dolly! and many more. Now the 2019 Tony nominee is wowing audiences as Michael Dors…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Broadway's Hadestown takes an epic musical journey to the underworld: EW review by Jessica Derschowitz

As far as tales as old as time go, the stories of Greek mythology are pretty high up there, those epic stories of gods and men that have been told for thousands of years and inspired countle…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

REVIEW: King Lear by JK

Review of the Saturday, March 30, 2019 matinee at the Cort Theatre in New York City. Starring Glenda Jackson, Ruth Wilson, Jane Houdyshell, Elizabeth Marvel, Aisling O'Sullivan, Pedro Pascal…

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Review: ‘Dead Dog’s Bone: A Birthday Play’ by Nu Sass Productions by John Stoltenberg

There is indeed a dog in this play, aptly named Dog, wryly performed by Karen Lange wearing a plaid shirt, jeans, and neck bandana. At the top of Act One, Dog sings a country-westernish song…

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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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