Friday, May 12, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Kate Trammell by Zack Calhoon

Kate Trammell-Aside from Directing, Kate Trammell is an arts administrator, educator, and Autistic advocate based in New York City. She earned her Master of Arts degree in Educational Theatr…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 05:54PM
Monday, May 8, 2023

Rouclere and Mildred: Purveyors of “Mildredism” by Trav S.D.

In the world of stage magic we are accustomed to a lamentable but long tradition of male domination: male illusionists and their female assistants. In the world of mediumship, however, it wa…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:02AM
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

REVIEW: Shucked by JK

Review of the Saturday, April 22, 2023 matinee performance at the Nederlander Theatre in New York City. Starring John Behlmann, Kevin Cahoon, Andrew Durand, Grey Henson, Caroline Innerbichle…

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Monday, April 17, 2023

When the "Best" Isn't Your "Favorite": Thoroughly Modern Millie vs Urinetown by JK

COMING SOON: The 2023 JKTS Awards Nomination Ballot! When the "Best Musical" Isn't Your "Favorite": Thoroughly Modern Millie vs Urinetown It was the 2001-2002 season, and we were all stil…

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Saturday, April 1, 2023

Theater Buff: Michael Iskander Skates Directly to Broadway in ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ by Billy McEntee

How often does an actor's very first stage credit take them all the way to Broadway? That’s the unlikely and wondrous journey Michael Iskander traveled. The post Theater Buff: Michael Iska…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 01:03PM
Thursday, March 30, 2023


Current cast members of “A Chorus Line” at the Cincinnati Playhouse: Musa Hitomi (Connie), Diego Guevara (Paul), Courtney Arango (Diana), Drew Lachey (Zach), Jonathan Duvelson (Ritchie) …

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Friday, March 24, 2023

Revivals, Recreations or Revisals... by JK

I'm old enough to remember a time when revivals of classic shows were near exact duplicates of the original. Think Carol Channing in Hello, Dolly! re-staged every few years to match Gower Ch…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

A copyright battle over AI-generated art will begin in Colorado by John Wenzel

"We're prepared to go all the way to the Supreme Court."

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 09:29AM
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Developmental Reading Of TAKING LIBERTY, With Bryan Cranston & Geneva Carr, Will Take Place This Week

Tony Award winner Bryan Cranston (Network, All The Way, AMC's “Breaking Bad”) and Tony nominee Geneva Carr (Hand To God, CBS' “Bull”) will play John and Abigail Adams, respectively, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:48AM
Friday, March 10, 2023

At This Theatre: Circle in the Square by JK

One of Broadway's most unique spaces, the Circle in the Square Theatre has been home to 10 different productions that we've been privileged to see. The unusual set up of the theater has, i…

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Thursday, February 23, 2023

THE SAGA OF “SARAVA” by Ron Fassler

February 23, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Today is the anniversary of when the 1979 musical Sarava, “the new hot musical” as it was billed, reluctantly opened on Br…

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Thursday, February 9, 2023

Broadway Review: ‘Pictures From Home’ Starring Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein & Zoё Wanamaker by Greg Evans

Why do we always remember the arguments? If there’s a family spat at the Thanksgiving table, it’ll be remembered long after grandma’s gravy recipe is lost to the ages. Sharr White’s …

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:00PM
Friday, January 13, 2023

'A Soldier's Play' Coming Soon | Ahmanson Theatre by Center Theatre Group

A Soldier’s Play, the 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning thriller by Charles Fuller, has rocketed back into the spotlight, thanks to this 2020 Tony Award®-winning Best Revival from Roundabout Th…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:05PM
Saturday, January 7, 2023

‘A double whammy of wickedness’: A NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS: 90 YEARS OF DRAG – Soho Theatre ★★★★ by Louise Penn

With a setlist that covers different moods, a striptease, some audience participation, a fair sprinkling of upstaging, and a large dollop of nostalgia through a prism of parody, A Night At T…

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Saturday, December 31, 2022

My Favorite Theatrical Things in 2022 by Jan Simpson

Theater worked hard this year to come back from the pandemic. As part of those efforts, Broadway dropped its requirement that theatergoers show proof of being vaccinated and made mask wearin…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 05:06PM
Friday, December 23, 2022

"A Soldier's Play" | Dec. 13, 2022 - Jan. 8, 2023 by The Kennedy Center This 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning thriller has rocketed back into the spotlight, thanks to this 2020…

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Friday, December 16, 2022

A Soldiers Play National Tour by Roundabout Theatre Company

This 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning thriller has rocketed back into the spotlight, thanks to this 2020 Tony Award®-winning Best Revival from Roundabout Theatre Company. “This is a play that …

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:24PM
Monday, December 12, 2022

Review: ‘Merrily We Roll Along’ Returns, the Way It Never Was by Jesse Green

Maria Friedman’s rethinking of the much-loved, much-monkeyed-with 1981 Sondheim-Furth flop gets very close to coherence, and all the way to enjoyable.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:18PM
Saturday, December 10, 2022


As an inveterate theatergoer since the age of twelve, I’ve chronicled in these columns and elsewhere about the days when I saw shows on a weekly basis in the late 60s and early 70s. I’ve…

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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…

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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…

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

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

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…

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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…

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Friday, October 14, 2022


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 …

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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…

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