Monday, November 18, 2019

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Actor and Comic Remy Germinario by Deb Miller

New York-based actor and comedian Remy Germinario is gearing up for his fourth appearance with drag sensation Paige Turner (host and co-creator/producer of NYC’s live drag reality show So …

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Michael Oberholtzer, Joél Pérez & More Complete the Cast of Broadway's Take Me Out Revival by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for the eagerly anticipated Broadway revival of Richard Greenberg's Tony-winning play Take Me Out. The previously announced production will begin previews on …

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The Great Society ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg November 14, 2019: Given the state of political gridlock, and partisan politics we’re in, Robert Schenkkan’s The Great Society – Part II of The LBJ Plays, is a ti…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A whirlwind history lesson on the legacy of LBJ in ‘The Great Society’ at the Vivian Beaumont Theater by Deb Miller

With campaigning for the 2020 US election in full swing and impeachment inquiries dominating the news, the theme of presidential politics is a timely one. The Great Society – the second of…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

BWW Flashback: Celebrate JERSEY BOYS' 14th Anniversary With a Look Back at the Show's Journey!

It's just too good to be true! Today marks fourteen years since Jersey first came to the Great White Way with Jersey Boys! To celebrate the anniversary of The Four Seasons walking like a man…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Not Such A Little List by Artsjournal1

Sir Jonathan Miller’s direction of The Mikado — his staging, dating all the way back to 1986, is now back — is the source of the treasure-hoard that has allowed English National Opera…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

It’s tasty, but is it art? by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal drama column I review two off-Broadway shows, Seared and for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. Here’s an excerpt. *  *…

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What’s opening in London Theatre this month? (November 2019)

The days are shorter and darker as the colder months set in and whilst you’re busy getting your big coat out, London Theatre is getting more big shows out! Battling off those shorter day b…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call Answered: Jack Nathan Harding: "Cowboys and Tattoos" by Adam Rothenberg

I had a stellar time interviewing gay country music singer/songwriter Jack Nathan Harding about the release of his debut album Cowboys & Tattoos in addition to getting down & dirty a…

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Katharine McPhee is returning to Waitress on Broadway for its final run of shows by Marcus Jones

Waitress on Broadway has found its final Jenna. Actress Katharine McPhee will be returning to the role of the small town pie-maker, with marital troubles on her mind, after making her Broadw…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Fear by Darryl Reilly

"The Cosby Show," "Home Improvement" and "Roseanne" are among Mr. Williams’ prominent credits as a television writer and producer. Williams also has had several plays produced and has dire…

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Jeannette Rizzi by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Joe La Russo) JEANNETTE RIZZI found her calling in comedy at the age of 23, and moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream. Inspired by the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Whoopi Goldberg …

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Seymour Felix: Oscar Winning Choreographer by Trav S.D.

Here’s a story about an unjustly forgotten vaudeville veteran who made good — all the way to the Oscars. Seymour Felix (Seymour Simon, 1892-1961) started out in vaudeville as a hoofer at…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Inside the Beau Album (feat. Aisha Jackson) by Angela Tricarico

In advance of Sony Masterworks’ release of Beau, a new musical by Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar, The Ensemblist speaks to Broadway actors featured on the album. In Beau, eight actor-m…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Epistolary Memoir, An Old Genre Having A New Heyday by Artsjournal1

The recounting of a life in the form of a letter may go all the way back to Benjamin Franklin, but it’s currently seeing a revival, kicked off by Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Grantham Coleman on 'Not Impersonating' Martin Luther King Jr. in The Great Society by Caitlin Moynihan

Grantham Coleman in The Great Society (Photo: Evan Zimmermann for MurphyMade) Grantham Coleman is currently doing something he never thought he'd do; playing Martin Luther King Jr. alongsi…

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Barcelona Dance Group Traveling To LA, Stopped, Deported, Even Though They Had Visas by Artsjournal

The four were forced to sign a document agreeing to deportation, Marta Carrasco said. She said Customs told her group, “If you don’t sign, you will not be allowed to enter the U.S. for f…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Great Society on Broadway by Broadway Direct

From the creative team behind the Tony-winning Best Play, All The Way, comes a thrilling new play about the LBJ legacy: The Great Society. 17 actors. Over 50 characters. One epic political d…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

THE GREAT SOCIETY – LBJ part 2 – Politics as usual by Oscar E Moore

  Just the facts, Ma’am.  Just the facts.  A misquoted phrase from the 1950’s TV show Dragnet that swept the nation, is unfortunately what playwright Robert Schenkkan delivers in his …

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

“The Great Society” at The Beaumount Theatre at Lincoln Center by Richard Seff

“All the Way” by Robert Schenkkan dealt with Lyndon Johnson’s efforts to influence the 88th U.S. congress to vote in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It first appeared in 2012 at the Oreg…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

'Golden Girls' poll results: It was Dorothy all the way by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sophia was second, with the mother and daughter of TV series dominating the vote, as "The Golden Girls Show: A Puppet Parody" arrives for the weekend.

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David Byrne on bringing American Utopia to a more 'open-minded' Broadway by Maureen Lee Lenker

While jukebox musicals may never die (at least based on the enduring popularity of titles like Jersey Boys and Mamma Mia), Broadway is also expanding its space for pop and rock musicians, in…

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The Great Society ***, Slave Play ****, The Wrong Man *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 10, 2019: Robert Schenkkan provided a brilliant example of political theater with his Tony winning All the Way which played Broadway in 2014 after premiering a…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Show People Podcast: Danny-Boy Hatchard blagged it all the way by Andrew Keates

The Show People Podcast is back and in this episode host Andrew Keates is joined by actor Danny-Boy Hatchard.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Kirsten Scott on 'Belting Her Face Off' in Rock of Ages and the Time She Drove Abby Lee Miller's Escalade All the Way to NYC by Caitlin Moynihan

Kirsten Scott in Rock of Ages (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Rock of Ages is back on the New York stage and Kirsten Scott is joining in the fun as Sherrie in the 10th anniversary production. Now …

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Lucy Ellinson by Editors

INTERVIEW: LUCY ELLINSON. As she steps onto the Manchester Royal Exchange stage to play Macbeth, actor Lucy Ellinson tells Catherine Love about putting her politics and her principles into h…

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

See Brian Cox & the Cast of The Great Society in Exclusive Presidential Portraits on Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, a sequel to his Tony-winning All the Way, has arrived on Broadway. Headlined by Succession star Brian Cox as President Lyndon B. Johnson, the play tells…

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LIZARD-SKIN BOOTS by Jeremy Gerard

Brian Cox takes on the role of LBJ in Robert Schenkkan’s follow-up to All The Way.

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Can The Great Society Show Audiences a Way Forward By Looking Back? by Dan Meyer

The cast and creative team of Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way sequel talked to Playbill on opening night.

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Celebrate Opening Night With The Great Society on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Robert Schenkkan’s sequel to his Tony-winning All The Way opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater October 1.

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BWW Review: Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY Takes On The Last Four Years of LBJ's Presidency

With its title taken from our 36th president's campaign slogan, Robert Schenkkan's exciting and energetic drama ALL THE WAY won the popular vote on the 2014 Tony Award Best Play ballot. Dire…

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