Wednesday, July 17, 2019

When You’re A Hit, You’re A Hit All The Way: “One More Productions” Breezes It, Buzzes It, And Turns ‘On’ The Juice With Their ‘Pretty A by Leo Buck

Helped tremendously by the more intimate size of the venue, this closer proximity to the action increases the visceral-level responses one gets concerning all the high-stakes emotions and th…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

New Broadway Version of “West Side Story” Will Replace Classic Soaring Dances With Moves from Avant Garde Choreographer Who Accused Beyonce of Pla by Roger Friedman

When you’re a Jet, you’re a Jet all the way. That is unless you’re Dieter from “Sprockets.” Or Bill Hader’s Stefon from

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

First Night Takeover: On Your Feet

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the UK premiere of On Your Feet! – The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan – at the London Coliseum and what a night…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

Review: The Cat in the Hat with puppets at Adventure Theatre MTC by Alan Katz

Two or three weeks ago, my daughter was finally patient enough to get all the way through Dr. Seuss’s book, The Cat in the Hat. A feat of patience and wit, to be sure, for someone who is t…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Watch #TheInvestigation, The Mueller Report Adapted by Robert Schenkkan by New York Theater

A starry cast of 18, including Annette Bening and Zachary Quinto, performed “The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts”, a 77-minute adaptation of the Mueller Report by Pulit…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Call Answered: Michelle Tattenbaum: "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at ACT of Connecticut by Adam Rothenberg

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is one of my favorite Broadway shows. When I heard ACT of Connecticut, one of my favorite regional theatres, was mounting a production of it, I jus…

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What you didn't see on TV during the Tony Awards by Jessica Derschowitz and Dave Quinn

The Tony Awards celebrated the best of Broadway on Sunday night, in a ceremony that kicked off with a star-filled musical number from host James Corden and ended with big wins for Hadestown …

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Network Star Bryan Cranston Wins Second Tony Award by Eric King

Bryan Cranston has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Howard Beale in Network. The stage-and-screen star was honored at the 73rd Annual Tony Awa…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Jeff and Mike's 2019 Tony Awards Picks by JK

It's finally here! The weekend we all look forward to. Am I right, theater fans? Seems like just yesterday that The Band's Visit took home 10 awards. Yet here we are again! It's 2019 Tony A…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Stage Legend Rosemary Harris on Her Lifetime Achievement Tony Award and Why Her My Fair Lady Role is a 'Real Tonic' by Kathy Henderson

Just after her Wednesday matinee performance as Mrs. Higgins in My Fair Lady, Rosemary Harris is seated at her dressing table in the Vivian Beaumont Theater, a picture of calm on a two-show …

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Ready, Set, Tony! Spotlight on the Acting Powerhouses Up for the Leading Actor in a Play Tony Award by Kathy Henderson

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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Friday, May 24, 2019

Tony Predictions: 2019 by Wendy Caster

Best MusicalAin’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The PromTootsie Liz Wollman: Hadestown. Seriously, can we please celebrate a creative team …

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Bryan Cranston Wins Drama League Distinguished Performance Award; Hadestown, Ferryman Also Triumph by Andy Lefkowitz

Bryan Cranston, Tony-nominated star of Network, was named the winner of the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award at the 85th annual Drama League Awards ceremony at the Marriott Mar…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Network‘s Bryan Cranston on Unruly Audiences, Damn Yankees Dreams & More on Show People with Paul Wontorek by

Bryan Cranston is mad as hell, and Broadway audiences are loving every minute of it. He is giving an electric, Tony-nominated performance as unraveling news anchorman Howard Beale in Netwo…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Beyond the Battlefront: Letters by Lindsay Price

If you’re looking for an excellent and challenging Reader’s Theatre script that chronicles the correspondence between the battlefront and home, Letters by Mrs. Evelyn Merritt is one you …

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Ms. Broadway May 2019: Beetlejuice's Kerry Butler by JK

I've had the pleasure of seeing Ms. Broadway May 2019 in nine different shows over the years, from her Broadway debut in Blood Brothers all the way through to her triple-role turn in last …

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Tootsie starring Santino Fontana is FAB-U-LOUS - a tour de force production that will have the producers laughing all the way to the you-know where by Oscar E. Moore

If it is possible to get double Tony Awards for portraying Dorothy Michaels and Michael Dorsey then Santino Fontana should be the one to get them.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

“I Get to Marry My Favorite Artist.” by Mo Brady

by Angelo Soriano   Angelo Soriano (right, with Angelica Stiskin) …

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

LBJ drama ‘All the Way’ comes to El Cerrito’s CCCT by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Robert Schenkkan's "All the Way" captures LBJ's turbulent first year as president; it's playing in El Cerrito through May 5.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of HADESTOWN on Broadway by Tv - Opening Night Special

Theatregoers need not travel all the way to the underworld to catch Broadway's latest hit. Hadestown, following runs atNew York Theatre Workshop, Canada's Citadel Theatre, and London'sNation…

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

The CIA Scheme That Brought ‘Dr. Zhivago’ To The World by Artsjournal2

OK, fine, everything we thought was good in art from the 1950s and 1960s was indeed funded by the CIA in some way. As for Dr. Zhivago, “Literary propaganda was a company-wide preoccupation…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Call Answered: Julia Verdin: "Lost Girls" by Adam Rothenberg

Because I follow All My Children’s Cady McClain on Instagram, I was introduced to a magnificent filmmaker named Julia Verdin who has been making movies for over 30 years! Cady posted a pic…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

"It Is An Absolute Joy." by Mo Brady

by Jason Forbach Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations is a new Broadway musical that tells the story of the men that made up this pop super group and their music. Despite…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Irish Film Festival returns to Sydney in May by Blouin Artinfo

The Irish Film Festival returns to Sydney and Melbourne in May with an award-winning program, studded with gems all the way from the Emerald Isle. For 2019, the all-inclusive Festival is hom…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Marion Mack of the Movies by Trav S.D.

Be careful what you ask for — you just may get it! Marion Mack (Joey Marion McCreery, 1902-1989) traveled all the way from rural Utah to sneak on to Mack Sennett’s Hollywood studio lot a…

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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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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Hamilton’s Carvens Lissaint Takes Aim with His New Book of Poetry and Shares His Story of Rising Up by Paul Wontorek

"Young, scrappy and hungry" are the adjectives Lin-Manuel Miranda memorably uses to describe Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton, but he could have just as well been talking about the teenage yea…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 6- Bryan Cranston Brings LBJ To Broadway In ALL THE WAY by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2014, the current star of Network, Bryan Cranston opened on Broadway in his Tony-winning role of Lyndon B. Johnson in the hit drama All The Way.

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Friday, March 1, 2019

A Brief History Of Jesus On The Big Screen by Artsjournal1

Cinematic depictions of Christ go all the way back to Edison and the Lumière brothers. And they stretch forward from the silents through Cecil B. DeMille to Mel Gibson — and that’s just…

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Monday, February 25, 2019

ITV Studios Global Entertainment Unveils Second Annual Spring Drama by Blouin Artinfo

ITV Studios Global Entertainment unveiled its new spring drama slate to international buyers at its second annual Drama Festival.“Our 2019 Spring drama slate is stronger than we could have…

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

I Interview Playwrights Part 1028: Nelson Diaz-Marcano by Adam Szymkowicz

Nelson Diaz-Marcano Hometown: Gurabo, Puerto RicoCurrent Town: Astoria, new YorkQ:  What are you working on now?A:  At this very moment I’m challenging myself by writing my first mus…

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