Saturday, May 23, 2015

Interview: Liz Callaway on Judy Garland and How She Was Born to Do Sondheim Shows by Jose Solis

Ever since making her debut in Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Liz Callaway has made a name for herself as one of Broadway’s very best. From Evita to Cats, she has starred in s…

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Exclusive! Kelli O'Hara and the Company of The King and I Take You Behind the Scenes at the Cast Recording by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We're whistling a happy tune! The previously reported The King and I cast album will be available digitally on June 2 and in stores on June 9, and we have an exclusive sneak peek of wha…

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Photo Flash: McQUEEN, Starring Stephen Wight and Dianna Agron, Celebrates Opening Night at the St. James by BroadwayWorld

This Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 May, James Phillips's McQUEEN celebrated press night performances and after parties at St. James Theatre. Principal cast members Stephen Wight, Dianna Agron,…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lea Salonga Interviews LES MISERABLES' New 'Fantine' Rachelle Ann Go by BroadwayWorld

Rachelle Ann Go will join Les Miserables at the Queen's Theatre in London next month as 'Fantine'. The actress just spoke with original 'Fantine' Lea Salonga for about playing t…

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Creating The Visit! An Exclusive Look at Ann Hould-Ward and Scott Pask’s Designs by Matthew Blank

Kander and Ebb's The Visit officially opened on Broadway April 23 and earned five Tony nominations, including one for Best Musical. We offer an exclusive look at the production's co…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Photo Call: See Chita Rivera, Norm Lewis, Ruthie Ann Miles, Jason Danieley Sing Kander and Ebb at Cl by Matthew Blank

Musical theatre stars, including Chita Rivera, Norm Lewis and Ruthie Ann Miles, performed classic numbers from Kander & Ebb musicals at the annual Classic Stage Company gala May 11.

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Watch Bradley Cooper, Sting, Kristin Chenoweth and More Let Loose and Get Intimate!

For the annual Tony nominations media junket, Playbill set up a photo booth replete with silly props including glitter-covered hats, gigantic glasses, mustaches, boas and signs displayin…

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Les Miserables London – New Cast Announced by Editorial Staff

By Editorial Staff Now in its 30th record-breaking year, Cameron Mackintosh has announced new cast members for Les Miserables at the Queens Theatre in London. Joining the cast from 15 June 2…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Playbill Photo Booth Gets Candid (and Hilarious!) Look at Tony Nominees

For the annual Tony nominations media junket, Playbill set up a photo booth replete with silly props including glitter-covered hats, gigantic glasses, mustaches, boas and signs displayin…

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Behind the Scenes as Bradley Cooper, Sting, Kristin Chenoweth and More Get WEIRD!

For the annual Tony nominations media junket, Playbill set up a photo booth replete with silly props including glitter-covered hats, gigantic glasses, mustaches, boas and signs displayin…

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Electra’s Sorrow And Rage, Explored In Cabaret by Matthew Westphal

“Each major character in Ann Liv Young’s Elektra Cabaret tries to break the tragedy with a different emotional code. All of us at times react sorrowfully like the wounded Elektra…

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Curious Incident, American in Paris lead Outer Critics Circle Award Winners by Lauren Yarger

Broadway’s Michael Cerveris, Nick Cordero, Raúl Esparza, Katie Finneran,  Montego Glover, William Ivey Long and Jefferson Mays will serve as gala award presenters at the upcoming 65t…

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Miss Saigon Star Rachelle Ann Go & More Tapped for London's Les Miserables by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Rachelle Ann Go had a movie in her mind in Miss Saigon and now she’ll dream a dream as Fantine in London’s Les Miserables! Also joining Go in the West End company from June 15 wi…

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Rachelle Ann Go joins cast of Les Miserables by Georgia Snow

Rachelle Ann Go is to star in the West End production of Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre. Go, who recently completed

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Theatre News: Rachelle Ann Go swaps Miss Saigon for Les Miserables

The WhatsOnStage Award winner is among the new cast members joining the show next month

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A Woman’s World: “There’s Room For Us All”  The King’s Ladies On Redefining Game-Changers by Carey Purcell

In the latest installment of Playbill's new series focusing on women in theatre, Kelli O'Hara, Ruthie Ann Miles and Ashley Park, stars of the Lincoln Center Theater revival of The Ki…

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Merrily We Roll Along by Wendy Caster

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) is presenting an excellent production of Merrily We Roll Along, and you've got two more weekends to catch it. With a top ticket price of $18, it's q…

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Behind the Lens: Spa Day with the Moms of Broadway by

Go behind-the-scenes with Caitlin McNaney as she photographs Ruthie Ann Miles, Judy McLane, Enid Graham, Carolee Carmello and Lesli Margherita.

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Happy Mother's Day! Five Broadway Moms Kick Back with a Relaxing Morning at the Spa by Lindsay Champion

It’s not easy being a Broadway mom. Between wrangling kids, running a household and (in the case of Matilda’s Mrs. Wormwood) doing cooter slams, playing a matriarch in a Broadway…

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Friday, May 8, 2015

Flashback Friday: The King and I - 1996 by JK

One of the biggest hits of the season is the wonderful revival of The King and I at Lincoln Center.  I found it to be wonderfully directed and acted.  Bartlett Sher proves again th…

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This week’s new theatre by Mark Cook & Lyn Gardner

McQueen | The Rehearsal | Bend It Like Beckham | The Hudsucker Proxy | Mayfest | The FunfairYou would have been hard pushed to miss the name of Alexander McQueen recently: there’s been And…

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Meet Their Mothers! Five Broadway Daughters Rave About Their Biggest Fan Mom by Talaura Harms

In celebration of Mother's Day, chatted with five Broadway favorites — Nikki M. James, Elisabeth Moss, Ruthie Ann Miles, Laura Benanti and Keala Settle —…

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Shall We Dance? Release Date Set for New The King and I Cast Album by Ryan McPhee

A release date is now set for the previously announced The King and I revival cast recording. The Decca Records album of the Rodgers and Hammerstein score will be available digitally on…

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THE KING AND I Cast Album Will Arrive in Stores on 6/9; Available Digitally Starting 6/2 by BroadwayWorld

Decca BroadwayUniversal Music Classics will release the 2015 Broadway Cast Recording of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers amp Hammerstein'sTHE KING AND Istarring Kelli O'Hara …

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Tony Bennett and Wicked Composer Will Be Among Guests at LaGuardia Arts Gala by Olivia Clement

LaGuardia Arts will celebrate its 30th anniversary May 18 with a benefit gala, Lyrics and Legacy. The evening will feature such guests as Tony Bennett, Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz, Tony…

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TheatreScene Thursday: Lifetime Achievers by JK

We are at the point in the awards season where all of the nominations have been announced and the predictions and Monday morning quarterbacking are in full swing.  But some of the nices…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Shall We Dance? Tony Nominee The King and I Extends Indefinitely on Broadway, Announces National Tour by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Certainly cause to whistle a happy tune! Broadway's The King and I, which received nine Tony nominations including Best Revival, has extended indefinitely at Lincoln Center’s Vivia…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Leading Ladies Melissa Errico and Lucie Arnaz Unite and Ann Roth's Original Gown Shimmies Again! by BroadwayWorld

For a symphony concert appearance this past weekend, Melissa Errico was asked to add a new song to her program especially for that evening, a duet with baritone Stephen Buntrock A Little Nig…

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Broadway Theater Review: The Visit with Chita Rivera by Lauren Yarger

The cast of The Visit. Photo: Joan MarcusIt's Always Wonderful to Visit a Kander and Ebb ShowBy Lauren YargerWhich is sweeter, love or revenge, asks the tag line promoting The Visit, the las…

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2015 Tony Awards Show Clip: The King And I by The Tony Awards

2015 Tony Awards Show Clip: The King And I The King And I is nominated for 9 Tony Awards: Best Revival of a Musical Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role i…

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Monday, May 4, 2015

MEDIA MONDAY: The Last Ship Original Broadway Cast Recording by JK

The Last Ship was one of my favorite shows of the season just past.  As I mentioned in my review (HERE), I did not go into it thinking I'd like it, let alone love it after seeing the to…

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