Friday, February 16, 2024

Name That Show! 2010s Broadway Songs (Part Two) by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 2010s - not that long ago! You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included h…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:12AM
Friday, February 2, 2024

Name That Show! 2010s Broadway Songs (Part One) by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 2010s - not that long ago! You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included her…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Friday, December 8, 2023

Boy Falls From The Sky - Everything All Right Trailer by Segalcentre

Jake books the role on the first try! But we all know that things never go according to plan... To discover what happens after Jake books American Idiot, join us for the last four shows of…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:05PM
Monday, November 27, 2023

Boy Falls From The Sky - "Yes I Know Drake" Trailer by Segalcentre

How often do you get asked if you know Drake? Jake Epstein’s been “that guy from Degrassi”, starred in the US National Tours of Spring Awakening and American Idiot, played Spider-Man …

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:18PM
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Appropriate Announces Complete Cast by Ruthie Fierberg

Full casting has been announced for Second Stage Theater’s upcoming production of Appropriate. The previously reported Branden Jacobs-Jenkins play, directed by Lila Neugebauer, will begi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:19PM
Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Autobiographical stories and songs in ‘Melissa Etheridge: My Window’ at Broadway’s Circle in the Square by Deb Miller

As noted in her extended bio in the current show’s Playbill, rock singer, songwriter, and musician Melissa Etheridge first appeared on Broadway in 2011, playing the character St. Jimmy in …

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 07:14PM
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: By Request: Differences of Opinion by JK

40 Years of Broadway: By Request: Differences of Opinion  Before we started our celebration I asked you to make suggestions of the kinds of things we should post about. You had a lot of r…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:33AM
Monday, October 2, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers I've been so fortunate to see some of the greatest stage designs of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Many of the master in…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:55AM
Friday, September 15, 2023

Melissa Etheridge Started Several Broadway Projects — But Bruce Springsteen Ultimately Sparked Her New Solo Show by Caitlin Hornik

Melissa Etheridge isn’t a stranger to Broadway. She made her Main Stem debut in 2011 with a stint in American Idiot. But now, she’s bringing her own songs and story to the stage. In the…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:33AM
Friday, September 1, 2023

Looking Forward to Autumn: September - November 2023 by JK

Autumn is my favorite time of year, especially in New York. The weather is nice and the theater season is ramping up. This year is no different, with half a dozen shows on our immediate rada…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:25AM
Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘American Idiot: The Musical’ at McLean Community Players by Eric Colchamiro

“American Idiot: The Musical” is a lightning bolt of intensity. McLean Community Players’ (MCP) production is a well-staged mounting of the rock opera based Green Day’s 2004 multi-pl…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 09:44AM
Tuesday, July 25, 2023

‘American Idiot’ rocks the early aughts at McLean Community Players by Kendall Mostafavi

A good cast and a rocking score connect the audience in the joyous way that only music can.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 09:29AM
Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Review Roundup: Krysta Rodriguez, Nik Alexander & More Star in CABARET at Barrington Stage

Barrington Stage Company's 2023 season opener, Cabaret (June 18-July 8), is now on stage. The production stars Krysta Rodriguez (NBC's 'Smash,' Broadway's Into the Woods revival, The Collab…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:07PM
Monday, June 12, 2023

Melissa Etheridge to Bring Solo Show to Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Melissa Etheridge: My Window on Broadway will open on the Main Stem in the fall. The nine-week limited engagement will officially begin on September 28 and run through November 19 at Circle …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:43AM
Tuesday, June 6, 2023

You Really Like Them! Complete List of Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-Winning Stars by Broadway.com

A Hiran Abeysekera: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Life of Pi (2023) Nick Adams: Favorite Diva Performance for Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2011), Favorite Breakthrough Performance …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:25AM
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

West End vs Broadway: & Juliet — Oliver Tompsett and Stark Sands by TheaterMania

Well, do we have a "Larger Than Life" edition of West End vs. Broadway for you today?! Now that the hit jukebox musical & Juliet is taking New York by storm, we thought we'd set up a little…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:27AM
Thursday, February 16, 2023

Britney Spears Musical Once Upon a One More Time Announces Principal Cast by Ruthie Fierberg

Justin Guarini, Briga Heelan and Aisha Jackson will star in the upcoming musical Once Upon a One More Time, reprising the roles they originated in the show’s Washington, D.C., tryout. The…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:16AM
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Prop Table Tuesday: Even An IDIOT Would Love This Two-In-One Prop by Broadway By Ghostlight

Not only is it Prop Table Tuesday, it's also Valentine's Day! So I'm showing some love to one of my favorite musicals, Green Day's American Idiot and showing off an awesome prop that represe…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:00AM
Sunday, February 5, 2023

Special Episode: Dwyer, Deangelis on Rocking Out in ‘Rock of Ages’ Together by Matt Tamanini

On today’s episode, Matt Tamanini is in conversation with one of Broadway’s favorite couples Christine Dwyer and Matt Deangelis. While they have been seen respectively on Broadway and on…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:00AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Green Day’s American Idiot the Musical by Aussie Theatre

Following the widely acclaimed Victorian premiere of Freaky Friday, new musical theatre company Theatrical presents their production of the two

SOURCE: AussieTheatre.com at 01:48AM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

REVIEW: Almost Famous by JK

Review of the Sunday, November 13, 2022 matinee at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. Starring Casey Likes, Chris Wood, Anika Larsen, Alisa Melendez, Drew Gehling and Rob Collet…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:03AM
Thursday, November 3, 2022

EP71 – Alysha Umphress – Dynamite by Automatic Episode Import

Broadway star - Alysha Umphress breaks down her childhood performance career in episode 71 of LITTLE ME: Growing Up Broadway. Little Me host and Broadway Workshop director - Marc Tumminelli …

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:01AM
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

#26 – Justin Guarini: Creating Unbreakable Confidence with our Favorite American Idol by Automatic Episode Import

You probably know Justin from the very first season of American Idol in 2002 - or you may know him from his appearances on the Broadway stage, including Wicked, American Idiot, Romeo & J…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 08:29PM

Top 5 Stage Performances to Stream This Weekend October 28-30 - See 'I Put a Spell on You,' Jeanna de Waal in concert, Michael Urie and more by Raven Snook

In-person shows have been back for over a year now, but sometimes we want to get our theatre fix at home. Thankfully, there are still wonderful stage performances to watch online. Our carefu…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 13, 2022

Local Man Praying Punk Friends Don’t Realize All His Knowledge is From “American Idiot” Musical by Broadway Beat

by Annie Sudler. IG: @soap._suds. Twitter: @the_soap_suds. GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Florida resident and self-described ex-theatre kid Miles...

SOURCE: www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00AM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Will Eisner Graphic Novel A Contract With God Reportedly Headed to the Stage by Raven Brunner

American Idiot and Jagged Little Pill producer Vivek J. Tiwary has acquired stage rights to the late cartoonist's work set in a New York City tenement building.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:55PM
Monday, August 15, 2022

Grammy & Oscar Winner Melissa Etheridge to Play Solo Show Off-Broadway in October by Caitlin Moynihan

Rock and LGBTQ+ icon Melissa Etheridge is bringing her solo show Melissa Etheridge Off Broadway: My Window – A Journey Through Life to off-Broadway's New World Stages this October. The…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:03PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Christina Sajous To Direct Off-Broadway Revival Of FLOYD COLLINS

Out of the Box Theatrics announced they will produce the first Off-Broadway revival of the critically acclaimed musical, Floyd Collins. The production, to be directed by Christina Sajous (Br…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:13PM

Lena Hall & Andrew Call Join Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner Lena Hall will take on the role of Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors beginning on September 6 at off-Broadway's Westside Theatre. Hall will star opposite two-time Tony nominee R…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:18PM

Have The Time Of Your Strife: The Chance Theater’s“Green Day’s American Idiot” Is An A-Plus Odyssey Of Adolescent Angst Across The U.S. of A-l by Leo Buck

Inasmuch as this winner of two “Tony Awards” isn’t exactly what you’d call your typical “Feel Good” musical, (many of its elements and the veracities they express can, at times, …

SOURCE: buckingtrends.me at 12:17PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards