Sunday, August 18, 2019

Hear From Tony Nominee Ann Hampton Callaway on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week audiences can hear from Tony nominee and a…

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20 Broadway Stars to See On the Small Screen in Fall 2019 by Genesis Johnson

From Ben Platt to Ruthie Ann Miles, note the stage favorites and Tony Award winners making their way to TV this fall.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

5 Debut Questions: King Kong's Lissa deGuzman by Angela Tricarico

Today we welcome King Kong ensemblist Lissa deGuzman to Broadway and learn about her journey to the Great White Way! L…

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Mary Beth Peil & More to Join Corey Stoll & Nadia Bowers in Macbeth at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Classic Stage Company's upcoming revival of Shakespeare's iconic tragedy Macbeth. The previously announced production, directed by CSC Artistic Director John Doyle, i…

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Manchester’s Leading Theatre Builds A Pop-Up Stage To Take Plays To City’s Neighborhoods by Artsjournal1

“The Royal Exchange is one of Manchester’s best known theatres, the venue resembling a lunar landing craft located inside The Great Hall on St Ann’s Square. … The Den is a lightweigh…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Oklahoma! Standout Will Brill Talks Eating 'Four to Eight Pieces of Cornbread a Day' & Re-Watching Ali Stroker's Tony Win by Caitlin Moynihan

Will Brill is busy playing the mischievous Ali Hakim in the Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, but he was able to stop by's #LiveAtFive this week to talk all about putting his …

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Christiane Noll, Jessica Phillips & Dear Evan Hansen Tour Stars Will Reprise Turns on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-winning Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen will welcome a number of stars from its first national touring production this fall. Among the new Broadway cast members will be Tony nomi…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

More Than An Ensemble, A Community by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The company of Hadestown (photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Ann Sanders & Ivan Hernandez Take Over as Cynthia & Larry Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veteran Ann Sanders and Ivan Hernandez join the company of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen as Cynthia and Larry Murphy on August 6. They replace original cast members Jennifer La…

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Ivan Hernandez and Ann Sanders Join Cast of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen August 6 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Music Box Theatre.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

“The Time of Our Lies” Adds New Drama to Wartime Saga: Review by Mark Beech

“The Time of Our Lies” at the Park Theatre in London is a bold revival of a play that got an award nomination after debuting at the Edinburgh Fringe back in 2014. The story profiles Howa…

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“The Time of Our Lies” Adds New Drama to Wartime Saga: Review by Mark Beech

Review of “The Time of Our Lies” at the Park Theatre in London by author and critic Mark Beech “The Time of Our Lies” at the Park Theatre in London is a bold revival of a play that …

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Beth Malone, Laura Michelle Kelly, Mattea Conforti, Ann Harada Star in Matilda at the Muny by Andrew Gans

The musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel takes the St. Louis stage beginning August 5.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

For #SistersDay: Reels & Rivals: Sisters in Silent Film by Trav S.D.

We seem to have gone backwards in acknowledging Jennifer Ann Redmond’s useful books. Recently we profiled her biography of Corliss Palmer, but it turns out that’s her most recent offerin…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

#TBT: Looking Back at Hal Prince Shows We Loved by JK

Somehow it seems only fitting that his last Broadway credit was called Prince of Broadway because Harold Prince was true theater royalty. We feel so fortunate that our lives were so enriche…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Gabrielle Carrubba Is the New Zoe Murphy of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Gabrielle Carrubba, a former understudy in the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen, permanently replaces in the role of Zoe Murphy beginning on July 30. Carrubba succeeds current cast memb…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Dylis Croman Reprises Turn as Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Triple-threat Broadway veteran Dylis Croman steps back into the Tony-winning revival of Chicago beginning on July 29 for a limited run through August 18. She succeeds Desi Oakley, who took h…

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Rise and Fall of Corliss Palmer by Trav S.D.

I learned the story of silent screen actress Corliss Palmer (1899-1952) through Jennifer Ann Redmond’s book Southern Belle to Hollywood Hell. It’s a tale of folly, vanity, and futility, …

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Feature: Directing ‘Ann’ at Arena Stage by Ravelle Brickman

Ann Richards, the late governor of Texas, and the first woman in that state to be elected in her own right would be howling with glee if she could see the pandemonium unleashed in government…

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Wake Up With BWW 7/24: Ivan Hernandez and Ann Sanders in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, TINA Casting, and More!

Today's top stories: New casting has been announced for Tina, two new cast members are set for Dear Evan Hansen, and more!

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Ann Sanders & Ivan Hernandez to Replace Jennifer Laura Thompson & Michael Park in Dear Evan Hansen by Andy Lefkowitz

A new pair of Murphys are joining the Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. Ann Sanders and Ivan Hernandez will take over the roles of Cynthia and Larry Murphy beginning on August 6, replacing ori…

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Ivan Hernandez & Ann Sanders Will Join DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Jennifer Laura Thompson and Michael Park Depart in August

BroadwayWorld has just learned that original Broadway cast members of Dear Evan Hansen Jennifer Laura Thompson and Michael Park will play their final performances as Cynthia Murphy and Larry…

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Ivan Hernandez and Ann Sanders to Join Cast of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen by Andrew Gans

Original cast members Michael Park and Jennifer Laura Thompson will play their final performances in August.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Ryann Redmond, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Perform this Week at Broadway in Bryant Park

This week's performances will feature the casts of WAITRESS (Shoshana Bean, Brandon Kalm, Charity Angel Dawson, Dayna Dantzler, Jessie Hooker-Bailey, Max Kumangai, Tyrone Davis Jr.); CHICAGO…

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VIDEO: Lea Salonga and Rachelle Ann Go Perform 'I Know Him So Well'

Lea Salonga recently performed at The Palladium on her debut solo UK tour. While onstage, Lea invited a special guest, Rachelle Ann Go, to perform 'I Know Him So Well' with her.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Review: Jayne Atkinson in Ann at Arena Stage by Jeffrey Walker

Wit, wisdom, and class are all on display through the southern, Texas charm and steely resolve of the late Ann Richards at Arena Stage. As portrayed by stage and screen veteran Jayne Atkinso…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Jayne Atkinson brings Gov. Ann Richards back to exuberant life in ‘Ann’ by Peter Marks

Holland Taylor’s solo bio-comedy is an affectionate account of a memorably wry politician.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Review: ‘Ann’ at Arena Stage by Barbara Mackay

If you are a fan of Ann Richards, the straight-talking, liberal Governor of Texas from 1991 to 1995, or alternatively, if you were living on the opposite side of the globe and somehow missed…

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Beetlejuice's Kerry Butler on Crying Over Fire & Singing Little Shop of Horrors to Her Plants by Caitlin Moynihan

Kerry Butler is once again back on Broadway originating a role in a new musical, and this time she's bringing Barbara Maitland to life on stage in Beetlejuice. The Tony-nominated musical mar…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Lenne Klingaman, Michael Countryman Set for Will Eno's The Underlying Chris at Second Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Complete casting has been announced for Second Stage's upcoming world premiere staging of Will Eno's The Underlying Chris. The previously announced off-Broadway production, directed by Tony…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Hannah Cabell, Michael Countryman, Ebony Jo-Ann, More Cast in Second Stage’s World Premiere of The Underlying Chris by Andrew Gans

Kenny Leon will direct the Off-Broadway production of Will Eno’s play this fall.

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