Tuesday, September 15, 2020

In the News: Drury Lane's The Color Purple and An American in Paris Lead Jeff Award Nominees, Over 100 Artists Set for New Master Classes, More by Andrew Gans

Plus: Applications are now open for The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program, a new initiative to help behind-the-scenes BIPOC theatre students.

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Robbie Fairchild Stars in US Premiere of IN THIS LIFE- AN EXPLORATION OF GRIEF IN FIVE ACTS

ALL ARTS has announced the US premiere of In This Life a?" An Exploration of Grief in Five Acts, starring Robbie Fairchild ('An American in Paris' and 'Cats').

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Mr. Broadway June 2020: Company's Etai Benson by JK

His best friend is another Mr. Broadway, and he dates one of our favorite actresses. But that's not why Etai Benson is Mr. Broadway June 2020. In his young career on the stage, he's been in…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 15 Favorite New Musicals Based on Films by JK

Love 'em or hate 'em, musicals based on films have been on Broadway for decades. There have been some great ones (Grand Hotel, Sunset Boulevard), and some not so great ones (you know what we…

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Checking in With… Tony Nominee Max von Essen, Star of An American in Paris, Evita, Falsettos, More by Andrew Gans

The new feature series catches up with Broadway favorites during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Odds & Ends: PBS Is Streaming Great Performances Plays for Free & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. PBS' Thirteen Offering Access to Great Performances Here's another item to add to your quarantine watch list. The PBS chan…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at the Signature 'Pas De Deux' From AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and …

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

VIDEO: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Star Robbie Fairchild Performs A Rooftop Dance

An American In Paris star, Robbie Fairchild, took advantage of the sunny weather during social distancing with a rooftop dance!

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Stars on Sondheim: Veanne Cox on the Secret to Singing 'Getting Married Today' by Broadway.com

March 22 marks Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday. It's impossible to state the great contribution and influences this titan of the stage has made to musical theater, but we're taking a stab a…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

The Scottish Artist Who Brought Oz To Life by Artsjournal2

Sound stages of the 1930s and 1940s needed lots of stage sets, and at MGM, George Gibson was the man in charge. “The backdrops he created appeared in films such as The Wizard of Oz (1939),…

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

“It Shoulda Been You” – A Show That Shoulda Been A Hit by Cary Ginell

Occasionally, Broadway audiences miss the target. Such is the case with It Shoulda Been You, a musical that somehow lasted less than five months before slinking off into tours and community …

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Creative Team by JK

The first Disney show on Broadway, Beauty and the Beast, went on to become the 10th longest-running show in history. Sure it was based on a beloved animated classic, but the stage version su…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

An American in Paris works best when it faces the music by Jack Helbig

It's Gershwin for the win in Drury Lane's production. You don't have to know the classic 1951 movie musical to be disappointed by this 2015 stage version, but it…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Photo Flash: First Look at the Regional Premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Drury Lane Theatre

Drury Lane Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of the beautifully captivating Gershwin musical An American in Paris.

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BroadwayHD’s Valentine by Barry Gordin

Spread the love all month with BroadwayHD’s special play list. February 10, 2020:  Valentine’s Day is Friday and BroadwayHD is spreading the love with a special Valentine play list. …

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Saturday, February 8, 2020

Q&A: St. Louis native Maureen Duke moved from ballet to musicals by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis native is featured in "An American in Paris," coming to Stifel Theatre.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

BroadwayHD Launches Valentine's Day Playlist Including SHE LOVES ME, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service theater lovers, is giving subscribers the best reason to celebrate Valentine's Day all month long! In honor of the special holiday, the platform ha…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

The New York Pops: “Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The New York Pops’ latest concert, Find Your Dream, was a glorious tribute to nostalgia. Not only was it an evening of the beloved songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein with selectionsfrom all …

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Monday, January 27, 2020

An Audition Miracle by Angela Tricarico

by Salisha Thomas Salisha Thomas (Photo by Kai Ravelson) …

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

National Tour of An American in Paris Begins January 11 by Andrew Gans

Jeffrey B. Moss directs, with choreography by Bob Richard.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Tony Nominee Robbie Fairchild on 'Tapping Noses' with Ian McKellen in the Movie Version of Cats by Michael Appler

Francesca Hayward and Robbie Fairchild in Cats (Photo: Big Honcho Media LLC) According to Robbie Fairchild, it was easy to get intimately close with stars like Judi Dench and Ian McKellen…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Tony Nominee Robert Fairchild on 'Tapping Noses' with Ian McKellen in the Movie Version of Cats by Michael Appler

Francesca Hayward and Robbie Fairchild in Cats (Photo: Big Honcho Media LLC) According to Robert Fairchild, it was easy to get intimately close with stars like Judi Dench and Ian McKellen …

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Monday, December 16, 2019

BroadwayHD for the Holidays by Barry Gordin

The perfect gift for everyone on your list or a dynamite stocking stuffer! December 15, 2019: Holiday frenzy is upon us and it’s just 10 days till Christmas. Don’t fret, a smart choic…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

FOR ENTERTAINING MUSICALS, LOOK NO FURTHER THAN … PARIS by Robert Shuman

(Laura Cappelle’s article appeared in The New York Times, 12/5; via Pam Green.) The genre has long been seen as minor in the French capital, but a string of English-language productions is…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Ephraim Sykes to Star as Michael Jackson in Broadway Musical MJ by Andy Lefkowitz

Ephraim Sykes, Tony-nominated standout player of Ain't Too Proud, will portray music icon Michael Jackson in the upcoming Broadway bio-musical MJ. The previously announced production will be…

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The Michael Jackson Broadway musical finds its star by Nick Romano

MJ The Musical, the Michael Jackson Broadway show, has found its King of Pop. Ephraim Sykes, who was nominated for a Tony for playing Motown recording artist David Ruffin in Ain’t Too Prou…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Performances Begin Tomorrow for Off-Broadway Premiere of CONFIDENCE (AND THE SPEECH)

Charlotte's Off Broadway (Anne Lambert, producer) will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Rya…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Betsy Wolfe and Matt Bogart Will Star in Developmental Reading of Original New Musical INDIGO

Sing Out, Louise! Productions will hold a developmental reading of Indigo, an original new musical featuring music & lyrics by MAC Award winning composer Scott Evan Davis and a book by J…

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Celebrate Gene Kelly's Musical Career on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week it's all about the award-winning stage and…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Fall for Dance 2019: Program 4 by Joel Benjamin

The final work, “Unveiling” by Sonya Tayeh, director of Tayeh Dance, known now as the choreographer of the Broadway hit 'Moulin Rouge!," used a trio which appeared to be about a female (…

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