Thursday, December 8, 2022

Crystal Lucas-Perry on Her Double Broadway Debut - With back-to-back roles in '1776' and 'Ain't No Mo,' the character actor is showing off her versati by Regina Robbins

With back-to-back roles in 1776 and Ain't No Mo', the character actor is showing off her versatility --- How's this for a momentous Broadway debut: So far this season, Crystal Lucas-Perry ha…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Rock’n’Roll Panto Red Riding Hood review – music is the star in an Everyman institution by Mark Fisher

Everyman theatre, LiverpoolThe eponymous fairytale does not lend itself easily to panto – requiring some princely interference – but the cast is exuberant We are deep into act two when w…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Friday, November 25, 2022

Happy Black Friday/Cyber Monday! NOW ALL WEEKEND LONG! by JK

Today's This weekend's gonna be a great weekend, and here's why: We have hundreds of collectible Playbills and Lights of Broadway Cards on sale TODAY ONLY ALL WEEKEND! Playbills from…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 05:36PM
Monday, November 21, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Macabaret’ at Stillpointe Theatre by Max Garner

For some of us, October is too short. Come Thanksgiving, we still crave the creepy and desire the demonic. Luckily, Stillpointe Theatre is serving up a frightening feast with all of the ghas…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 01:56PM
Thursday, November 10, 2022

Norm Lewis on "A Soldier's Play" | Dec. 13, 2022 - Jan. 8, 2023 by The Kennedy Center

https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/theater/2022-2023/soldiers-play/ This 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning thriller has rocketed back into the spotlight, thanks to this 2020…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:32PM
Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Maren Morris Lights Up the Woods with Bandit Lites by Debi Moen

Country super star Maren Morris is out on her 2022 Humble Quest Tour with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites. The 45-date production, named for her most recent album Humble Quest, l…

SOURCE: PLSN at 12:25PM
Sunday, October 30, 2022

UPDATE: We're Almost Back! by JK

Dear friends and JKTS fans,  Here's an update about our impending return! Already, our new Playbill sales page is up and ready for you to browse! (Click the tab above!) We have Playb…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:03AM
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

#73 – Carl Moellenberg: The Path to Survival by Automatic Episode Import

“All of a sudden,” says Moellenberg. “While I was sitting there, I literally heard for about 15 - 20 minutes a deep, male voice, which I assumed was a higher being, telling me that I h…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 11:15AM
Friday, October 14, 2022

LEGEND: THE CAREER OF ANGELA LANSBURY, PART 3 by Ron Fassler

Angela Lansbury (1925–2022).In yesterday’s column, Angela Lansbury’s whirlwind of activity in the 1970s was explored. Not only did she perform on Broadway and the West End, as well as …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 12:50PM
Thursday, October 13, 2022

JTP’s Telling ALL THE WAY Spotlights Past and Present by Lauren Van Hemert

Read Lauren Van Hemert's review of Justice Theater Project's production of Robert Schenkkan's award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. The post JTP’s Telling ALL THE WAY Spotlights Past and Presen…

SOURCE: Beltline to Broadway at 12:56AM
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Reggie Watts 'Celebrity Jeopardy' Appearance Went Exactly Like You Think by The Late Late Show With James Corden

James wastes no time jumping straight into the topic on everyone's mind: Reggie's appearance on Celebrity Jeopardy over the weekend! Then it's time to jump into the news where James takes a …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:49AM
Thursday, September 29, 2022

William Jackson Harper & April Matthis to Star in Eboni Booth's Primary Trust Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Emmy nominee William Jackson Harper and Obie winner April Matthis will star in the world premiere production of Eboni Booth's Primary Trust. The Roundabout Theater Company production will b…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:19PM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Meet the 'Star Wars' Penis Designer by The Late Late Show With James Corden

You may not be that familiar with the rich history of penises in the "Star Wars" franchise, but the level of detail that brings the worlds George Lucas designs to life go all the way down to…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:57AM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Mel and Ella Swing! by Holli Harms

They filled our hearts and souls and left us dancing and singing all the way home; on the subway, the street, up the elevator, and into bed.

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 03:41PM
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Prop Table Tuesday: A Showy Show Boat Relic! by Broadway By Ghostlight

It's another Prop Table Tuesday and today I share another one of my favorite pieces, this time all the way from 1927. A fake playbill for the show-within-a-show in the landmark musical Show …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:00AM
Monday, September 12, 2022

#41 – Tony-winning producer Carl Moellenberg by Automatic Episode Import

Carl Moellenberg has produced more than 70 shows worldwide and won 13 Tony awards. Just a few of his Broadway credits includes Spring Awakening, Hair, Death of a Salesman, Pippin, All the Wa…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 05:00PM
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Audra McDonald: ‘I go all the way deep down into my truth and sing it’ by Alexis Soloski

The Broadway legend, who has won more Tony awards than any other performer, on what ‘the American songbook’ means to her “I’m trying to get to the truth of why I’m singing this son…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:37PM

Les Misérables at West End LIVE over the years | #Shorts by Official London Theatre

Les Misérables perform One Day More from 2016 all the way through to 2022! Get tickets: https://bit.ly/3x1Ow5n Official London Theatre is the number one site to get theatre tickets, news…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:15AM
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Alex Romero: From Mexico to Metro by Trav S.D.

I love it when you can draw a line from vaudeville all the way to (relatively) modern times. The career of dancer and choreography Alex Romero (Alejandro Bernardo Quiroga, 1913-2007) traces …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 02:48PM
Monday, August 15, 2022

Backstage Babble and Broadway’s Best by Sandi Durell

Theater podcast Backstage Babble has been documenting the stories of Broadway since it began in August 2020, featuring over 100 guests who have worked on shows from 1943 all the way up to …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 06:44AM
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Flux Gourmet (dir. Peter Strickland): Film review by Jeremy Kibler

Peter Strickland’s Flux Gourmet is another auteur-flavored oddity all the way. Capturing the senses whether it’s through sound mixing in film production (“Berberian Sound Studio”),…

SOURCE: phindie.com at 11:41PM
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Arts Orgs Are Shifting Approach Post-Pandemic, Will Grantmakers? by Joe Patti

A link to a video presentation about a study the Michigan Arts and Culture Council commissioned of SMU DataArts popped up in my feed last week. I am not sure what inspired me to listen all t…

SOURCE: insidethearts.com at 09:24PM
Saturday, July 2, 2022

Theater Books for Summer Reading 2022 by Jan Simpson

Now that Covid has been around for more than two years and vaccines have made contracting the virus a little less scary, a new kind of normal is settling in. The Tony award ceremonies return…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 09:12AM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Chains by Wendy Caster

In Elizabeth Baker's play Chains, currently in a strong production at the admirable Mint Theatre Company, Charley recognizes that he has much to be grateful for. He loves his wife Lily. He …

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 12:48AM
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe’s Every Brilliant Thing by Wendy Rosenfield

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s participatory production of Every Brilliant Thing has a message we need, from Center Valley all the way to Capitol Hill. Wendy Rosenfield reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 10:24AM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

People You Should Know . . . Lena Horné by Zack Calhoon

Lena Horné is a diva extraordinaire based in Brooklyn, NY. A host, a singer, and all-around entertainer, she is thrilled to be debuting her solo cabaret “Come What May” as part of the Q…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 09:24PM
Thursday, June 2, 2022

50 YEARS AGO ON BROADWAY by Ron Fassler

During the height of my teenage theatergoing years, which occurred between 1969 and 1973, I was never happier than when I would pore over the New York Times’ ABC’s Directory in order to …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 11:46AM
Sunday, May 22, 2022

Murder on the Orient Express review – a first-class ride all the way by Mark Lawson

Chichester Festival theatreHenry Goodman gives us every inch of Hercule Poirot’s dandiness and comedy in this exemplary adaptation of Christie’s ingenious murder mystery, but also gets e…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:37PM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

A Soldier's Play | Dec. 13, 2022 - Jan. 8, 2023 by The Kennedy Center

https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/theater/2022-2023/soldiers-play/ This 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning thriller has rocketed back into the spotlight, thanks to this 2020…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:18PM
Sunday, May 1, 2022

Screenwriter Abi Morgan: ‘I am absolutely the same, but profoundly changed’ by Rachel Cooke

The acclaimed creator of The Split and The Iron Lady has endured three gruelling years of loss and illness. Now she’s written it all up, and it reads like a thriller The screenwriter Abi M…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:03PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Russell Kane: ‘A bad gig? The great dane that came up on to the stage’ by Interview By Liam Pape

The standup on courgette puns, comedy audiences and why John Kennedy Toole is his comedy hero What did you spend lockdown doing? I leaped straight into creating standup video rants which I c…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:03AM

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