Monday, March 18, 2019

Jeremy Jordan Sets Broadway Musical Return in Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeremy Jordan is getting ready to sing out again on Broadway. The strong-voiced Tony nominee will don the stethoscope of Dr. Pomatter in the hit musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theat…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Jeremy Jordan Will Return to London With Fall Concerts by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-nominated star of Newsies and this season’s American Son will play a three-concert engagement at Cadogan Hall.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

To Kill A Mockingbird **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg February 3, 2019: Black Lives Matter carries its torch in this year’s Oscar nominations with nods to Black Klansman, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Gr…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Alex Newell, Mandy Gonzalez, Jeremy Jordan to Sing Out at Carnegie Hall with New York Pops by Andy Lefkowitz

A power-voiced group of Broadway stars have signed on to lend their voices to the 2019-2020 season of The New York Pops. All concerts will take place in the Stern Auditorium on the Perelman …

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Broadway Feels Slight Winter Chill As Box Office Dips To $30M; ‘American Son’, ‘Waverly Gallery’ Take Final Bows by Greg Evans

Broadway box office survived the New York chill last week, with receipts dropping a small 5% despite the loss of two productions and some widely spread, if undramatic, downturns. Total recei…

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Grosses Analysis: American Son Plays to Sell-Out Crowds in Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The Waverly Gallery also ended its run during the week ending January 27.

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Grosses Analysis: American Son Plays to Packed Houses in Final Week on Broadway by Andrew Gans

The Waverly Gallery also ended its run during the week ending January 27.

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Broadway Grosses: In Advance of Netflix Premiere, Audiences Flock to See American Son by

Christopher Demos-Brown's acclaimed Broadway-debut play, American Son, concluded its run at the Booth Theatre this weekend to strong box office receipts and SRO crowds. In its final week…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 28th - THE PROM and NETWORK Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 2.03, Frozen 1.56, Pretty Woman 1.23, My Fair Lady 1 and The Cher Show0.87.The top growing current Broadway plays were Network 5.51, T…

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Sunday, January 27, 2019

AMERICAN SON Concludes Limited Broadway Run Today! by BroadwayWorld

American Son, which opened at the Booth Theatre on November 4, will take its final bow today, January 27, following 96 performances and 33 previews. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, fol…

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American Son, With Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale, Ends Broadway Run January 27; Netflix Adaptation on the Way by Ryan McPhee

Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee also star in the Broadway premiere of Christopher Demos-Brown's play, directed by Kenny Leon.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Tony Awards' Second Set of Rulings in 2018-2019 Season: Prom Standouts Eligible as Leads & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on January 24 for the second time this season to confirm the eligibility status of 10 Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing'…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 1/23: Oscar Nominations, AMERICAN SON on Netflix, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today top stories include the Oscar nominations, a Broadway show being filmed for Netflix, and much more

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Top Theatre Stories: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by Roberto Araujo

The latest on the Oscar nominations, American Son on Netflix, and more.

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‘American Son’ Play Starring Kerry Washington Will Be Adapted by Netflix by Peter Libbey

Ms. Washington said on “The Tonight Show” on Monday that the Netflix version will “kind of be this movie-play hybrid event.”

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Kerry Washington-Led American Son to Be Filmed for Netflix by Andy Lefkowitz

Christopher Demos-Brown's star-packed Broadway-debut play American Son may be concluding its limited engagement on January 27, but audiences worldwide will soon have the chance to see th…

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Broadway’s American Son, With Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale, to Be Adapted for Netflix by Ryan McPhee

Washington and Pasquale—as well as Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee—will reprise their performances for the streaming platform.

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Broadway’s American Son Starring Kerry Washington Will Be Adapted for Netflix by Drew Shade

The Broadway play American Son starring Kerry Washington will find a home on the streaming platform Netflix. The announcement was made Monday night on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy F…

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‘American Son’ to be adapted for Netflix by Caitlin Huston

“American Son” will be getting the Netflix treatment. Netflix will adapt a film version of Christopher Demos-Brown’s play, to be streamed on the platform. The adaptation will feature o…

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VIDEO: Kerry Washington Announces That AMERICAN SON Will Be Filmed For Netflix by Stephanie Wild

Kerry Washington announced during her appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon that the Broadway play American Son will be filmed for Netflix.

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Netflix To Adapt Broadway Hit ‘American Son’ With Kerry Washington Reprising Role by Dino-Ray Ramos

Christopher Demos-Brown’s Broadway play American Son is heading to Netflix. The critically-acclaimed hit will be adapted for the streaming giant. Kerry Washington, who will reprise h…

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: UK Tour of “To Kill a Mockingbird” Canceled Due to Dispute with Broadway Production, Kerry Washington Teases “American Son” Announcement, Oliver Henry Roth Joins the…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Turning on the Ghost Light, Yes Again by Broadwayandme

Life has gotten crazy again and I couldn't find the time to write this week. So as I usually do when this happens, I'm turning on the ghost light that theaters use when they're temporarily e…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

American Son Tony Nominee Jeremy Jordan Shares The Stories Behind His Most Epic & Beloved YouTube Videos

American Son star Jeremy Jordan reveals the amazing stories behind six of his most popular YouTube videos.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Tony Winner Kenny Leon’s 11 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

The American Son director recalls performances by Samuel L. Jackson, Audra McDonald, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and more.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

“American Son” at Booth Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Playwright Christopher Demos-Brown’s sensational Broadway debut “American Son” runs through January 27, 2019 at New York’s Booth Theatre.Demos-Brown has made a notable name for himse…

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

American Son ****1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg December 22, 2018:  Imagine a problem, a political crisis manager the likes of Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington, Scandal) cannot fix. Such is the nature of the situation t…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Kenny Leon Takes On Seven Questions About American Son, Actors as Activists, & His Aida Dream

Kenny Leon talks about the role of actor's in today's political climate, how he chooses work, and his dream to bring Disney's Aida to a modern audience.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

The Cher Show ***, American Son **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward  December 8, 2018:  “Have you heard our writers? This dress is the best material in the show.” That’s a typical gag from The Cher Show, the new jukebox musical c…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Stagecraft: Christopher Demos-Brown, author of “American Son” by James Marino

The Stagecraft podcast is hosted by Jan Simpson. It is a series of interviews with playwrights (and musical book writers) of shows opening on Broadway and off-Broadway. Guest: Christopher D…

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