Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Same RIver Twice: Art Times Essay by Wendy Caster

My latest Art Times essay is up:The Greek philosopher Heraclitus believed that you can never step into the same river twice because the water is ever-flowing—and also you have ch…

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Cabaret News: Ruthie Ann Miles, Patrick Page, and More Are Invited to The Broadway Villains Party

Broadway stars will channel their dark side at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Theater News: Cheryl Ann Allen to Star in I'm a New Yorker at Don't Tell Mama

Alan Menken lends songs to the new Ian Finkel production.

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On the Couch with Pam Ann by Arts Review

Who is Pam Ann? Pam Ann is a BAD air-hostess, she is a glamorous, heavy-drinking, drug abusing, and fashion-obsessed international air-hostess with more issues than Vogue! What would you do …

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Complete Casting Set for Revival of David Hare's Plenty, Starring Rachel Weisz, Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We now have complete casting for the first major New York revival of David Hare’s Plenty. Directed by David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll,…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

See Highlights From Peter Pan Concert Starring Ruthie Ann Miles, Carolee Carmello and More by Mark Ezovski

The event featured the original orchestrations from the 1954 Broadway production.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

VIDEO: CHICAGO Designer William Ivey Long Recalls Advice He Gave To Melanie Griffith by Michael Dale

Beginning with Gwen Verdon in the original and resuming with Ann Reinking in the revival, some of Broadway's most talented triple-threats have taken on the role of Roxie Hart in Broadway's C…

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Spotlight On...Sid Ross by Michael Block

Name: Sid RossHometown: Philadelphia, PAEducation: I studied acting for a semester at NYU, then transferred into the English dept. and focused on writing, which meant (for some reason) I rea…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Zainab Jah and Jessica Luck Complete Cast of Off-Broadway’s Stuffed by Olivia Clement

The actresses join Ann Harada and Lisa Lampanelli for the world premiere.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

A Look at the Starry Peter Pan Concert Hosted By Charles Busch by Hannah Vine

The cast included Ruthie Ann Miles, Mary Testa, Carolee Carmello, Rachel Bay Jone, Hannah Elless, Ann Harada, Marc Kudisch and Tony Sheldon.

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Photo Coverage: Fly to Neverland with Transport Group's PETER PAN Benefit Concert! by Jennifer Broski

Just last night,Transport Group presented abenefit concert of the classic 1954 Comden amp GreenCharlap amp Leigh musical,PeterPan.The evening, which was hosted by drag legend, Tony-nominated…

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Photo Flash: Ruthie Ann Miles, Marc Kudisch, and More Headline Peter Pan in Concert

The Transport Group benefit celebrated the history of the 1954 musical.

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Spotlight On...Elizabeth Ostler by Michael Block

Name: Elizabeth OstlerHometown: Salt Lake City, UtahEducation: BA in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College; MFA in theater directing from Brooklyn CollegeFavorite Credits: The Yellow Wall…

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Theater News: Peter Pan in Concert Welcomes Ruthie Ann Miles and Mary Testa

The classic score will be performed by Broadway favorites on Monday night.

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Ruthie Ann Miles, Mary Testa and More Join Starry NYC Peter Pan Concert by Andrew Gans

Transport Group will present a concert version of the family-friendly musical classic.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Ann Harada Writes of Her Experiences 'Acting While Asian' by Michael Dale

After making her Broadway debut in 1998 as a replacement in M. BUTTERFLY and returning a dozen years later as Marshal of the Court in SEUSSICAL, Ann Harada made a huge splash as the no-nonse…

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Shuler Hensley, Emily Padgett & More Will Join Sutton Foster for Sweet Charity Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Hey, big spenders: spend a little time with this cast. Tony winner Shuler Hensley, Emily Padgett, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Joel Perez and more will join the previously announced Sutton Foster …

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Shuler Hensely, Emily Padgett & More Will Join Sutton Foster for Sweet Charity Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Hey, big spenders: spend a little time with this cast. Tony winner Shuler Hensely, Emily Padgett, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Joel Perez and more will join the previously announced Sutton Foster …

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Broadway Faves Emily Ferranti, Nick Spangler & More Complete the Cast of the An American in Paris Tour by Ryan Gilbert

Look who's got fidgety feet! Broadway favorites Emily Ferranti, Nick Spangler, Etai Benson and Gayton Scott will join the previously announced Garen Scribner and Sara Esty, as Jerry Mull…

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BWW Interview: Eloise Kropp Taps Against the Clock as Jennyanydots in Broadway's CATS by Bob Rizzo

After her breakout performance as Ruby in last season's toe-tapping revival of Dames At Sea, Eloise Kropp joins a cast of exceptional dancers and singers in the new Broadway revival of CATS.…

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Friday, August 5, 2016

BWW TV: The Puppets of AVENUE Q Invade Bryant Park! by BroadwayWorld TV

This Thursday's show included a performance by the Broadway-bound cast of Holiday Inn. Cast members for the event included,Ben Durocher,Jason Jacoby,Elizabeth Ann Berg,GRACE CHOI, and Kerri …

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Ann Widdecombe: My advice to Ed Balls on Strictly? Just follow my lead by Ann Widdecombe

Before my Strictly Come Dancing debut, Ed warned me I would lose my gravitas. Now he’ll find that for Westminster waltzers like us the real issue is gravityIt is a truth universally unackn…

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Review: The Little Indie Musical That Could by Michael Block

By Michael BlockNot every story that finds its way in the media deserves the musical treatment. But when you find one that does, boy can it be good. Enter Forest Boy, the little indie musica…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

On the Couch with Sarah Enright by Arts Review

Who is Sarah Enright? I began my adult life as a professional actor. Following that I was a director, then a performance artist and after doing crazy stuff around the world I studied paintin…

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Half a Sixpence review – slick musical update lacks emotional clout by Clare Brennan

Chichester Festival theatreJulian Fellowes and Cameron Mackintosh’s reworking of HG Wells has the production values but lacks rounded charactersHit-makers Julian Fellowes (writer of Downto…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Review: Way Too Much Pixie Dust by Michael Block

By Michael BlockWe love Peter Pan so much that we've all taken a hand at creating a Peter Pan musical or play. The next in line to attempt the source material is Lena Gabrielle, Greg Keresta…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Magic Time! A Report on ‘Double X’ at Schools Without Walls by John Stoltenberg

S. Ann Johnson’s Double X—an exquisitely crafted choreopoem exploring the multicultural distinctions and connections among seven women—had its DC debut Saturday after appearances in Ba…

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Brian d'Arcy James, Carmen Cusack & More Take Part in DAVE Reading by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a private reading was just held for a musical adaptation of DAVE, starring Brian d'Arcy James, Carmen Cusack, Michael Rupert, Ann Sanders, Colby Lewis, Jo…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Damian Humbley, Sally Ann Triplett and Teal Wicks to Join Andrew Lippa in THE LIFE OF THE PARTY at TheatreWorks by BroadwayWorld

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 47th season will feature American Premiere of the surprise London hit, THE LIFE OF THE PARTY, running August 24 - September 18, starring Tony Award-nominated co…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Ruthie Ann Miles, Patrick Page and More to Bring 'BROADWAY VILLAINS' to Life at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Feeling maligned Misunderstood Decidedly,...un-perky The villains of Broadway are here to cure your woes - with cobwebs, hexes, and a bevy of songs in minor keys. Grab your trustiest minion,…

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