Thursday, October 27, 2016

After Nine Drafts, Writer Marsha Norman Departs King Kong Musical by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The long-in-the-works production of King Kong has run into another stumbling block: Marsha Norman, the show's book writer, has left the production. "We exhausted the possibilities,…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

"Stuffed" Isn't Totally Filling by Broadway & Me

Stuffed, the new comedy by Lisa Lampanelli, is a perfect fit for the Women's Project Theater, now known as the WP Theater. It's written by a woman and deals with a subject that just about ev…

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Sunday in the Park With George by Wendy Caster

I wasn't even planning to see this brief production of Sunday in the Park With George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and benefiting City Center. It's not my favorite Sondheim show, and my life ha…

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Joely Fisher, Barry Pearl and More to Star in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at Laguna Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Lythgoe Family Panto have announced a very special holiday event, Cozi Zuehlsdorff 'Dolphin Tale' Films, Joely Fisher Broadway Cabaret, …

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BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE with Katie Lynch and AVENUE Q's Elizabeth Ann Berg by Backstage Bite With Katie Lynch

In Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch, come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up. See your favorite stars out of their element as they…

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Theater News: Jake Gyllenhaal Set to Take the Stage in Sunday in the Park With George

The production also stars Zachary Levi, Ruthie Ann Miles, Lauren Worsham, and more Broadway alums.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Spotlight On...Susan Ferrara by Michael Block

Name: Susan FerraraHometown: Rochelle, IllinoisEducation: Millikin University; National Theatre, UKSelect Credits: The Wonder, Sans Merci, Then We Got HelpWhy theater?: It's immediate; visce…

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Oliver Tompsett, Sally Ann Triplett, Jodie Jacobs, Alice Fearn and Sandra Marvin to Take Cover in London Premiere of DISASTER! by BroadwayWorld

DISASTER the Broadway musical comedy spoof of star-studded 1970s jeopardy movies like The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake and Airport, will premiere in London for two glittering gala concert …

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Mimi Lien, Ann Roth, and More Will Be Honored at Hewes Design Awards by Olivia Clement

The recipients have been announced for the 52nd annual Henry Hewes Design Awards, which will be presented in New York.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Obituary: Ann Emery by Michael Quinn

When news of Ann Emery’s death at the age of 86 was announced, Stephen Daldry, who had directed her in the hit

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Photo Coverage: WAITRESS' Diane Paulus & Jessie Mueller Celebrate New Partnership with Ann Taylor by Walter McBride

Just yesterday, WAITRESS star Jessie Mueller and director Diane Paulus visited Ann Taylor's Rockefeller Center store 600 Fifth Avenue at 48th Street to share their story and perform from the…

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Off-Broadway's Plenty, Starring Rachel Weisz & Corey Stoll, Extends Again & Moves Back Opening Night Date by

The first major New York revival of David Hare’s Plenty has extended once again off-Broadway. Directed by David Leveaux and headlined by Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show began pr…

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Kenneth Jones’ “Two Henrys” Gets L.A. Workshop at Pacific Resident Theatre, With Lesley Fera, Suzanne Ford, Ned Mochel by Kenneth Jones

The Co-Op of Pacific Resident Theatre in Venice, CA, is presenting a workshop run of Kenneth Jones’ family dramedy Two Henrys Oct. 27-Nov. 13. Ann Bronston directs a cast featuring Lesley …

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Ann Taylor Hosts In-Store Event with the Women of WAITRESS Today by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, October 18, from 430-600 PM, Ann Taylor will host an in-store event at Rockefeller Center where Jessie and Diane will share their story, what inspires them, and how they inspire eac…

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Spotlight On...Jill Bianchini by Michael Block

Name:  Jill BianchiniHometown:  Cheltenham, PAEducation:  NYU (Drama)Favorite Credits:  Ann in Balm in Gilead, Suzy in Hot L Baltimore and Lee in Marvin's Room.Why theate…

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Photos and Video: Ann Taylor Partners with Women of WAITRESS in New Campaign by Stage Tube

For more than 60 years, Ann Taylor has given women the inspiration and confidence to do what they love. Now, the iconic women's retaileris partnering with the hit Broadway musical Waitress, …

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I Interview Playwrights Part 883: Jess Barbagallo by Adam Szymkowicz

Jess BarbagalloHometown: Cato, New YorkCurrent Town: Brooklyn, New YorkQ:  Tell me about your upcoming show.A:  My Old Man (and Other Stories) is a collection of short stories-as-p…

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, a postmortem by Maxamoo

We saw Taylor Mac perform for 24 hours at St. Ann’s Warehouse. This is our story.Jack, Kev and Lindsay discuss how they prepared, top highlights, participation as audience members (s…

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Carol Ann Duffy to collaborate in Brexit-inspired National Theatre production by Hannah Ellis-Petersen

My Country: A Work in Progress will draw on interviews about the referendum compiled across BritainThe National Theatre is to take on Brexit as part of its new season, in a verbatim work com…

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Off-Broadway Theater Review: Stuffed by Lauren Yarger

Ann Harada, Lisa Lampanelli, Jessica Luck, and Zainab Jah. Photo: Carol RoseggStuffedBy Lisa LampanelliDirected by Jackson GayWP TheaterMcGinn/Cazale Theatre Through Nov. 6By Lauren YargerWh…

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Broadway Alums Katie Rose Clarke & Nicholas Christopher Tapped for Miss Saigon Revival by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Katie Rose Clarke and Nicholas Christopher will helicopter into the Miss Saigon revival as Ellen and John, respectively. Directed by Laurence Connor, Boublil and Schönberg’s music…

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Breaking News: Katie Rose Clarke and Nicholas Christopher Join MISS SAIGON on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Katie Rosie Clarke as Ellen and Nicholas Christopher as John are the latest additions to the the cast of Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary mu…

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Theatre News: Olivia Colman to feature in National Theatre 2017 season

There will also be new works by Lucy Kirkwood and Carol Ann Duffy

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Gay Wit Randy Rainbow on Shaking Up Politics, Broadway, and Facebook by Jesse Steinbach

Michael Mustonew york cityTheater & DancebroadwayMichael MustoRandy Rainbow—yes, his real name—has stuck himself in some videos lampooning Broadway and politics, and struck gold in t…

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Becky Gulsvig Pledges Allegiance to the Band as She Begins Performances in School of Rock on Broadway by

Becky Gulsvig is in the band! The Broadway alum is set to start performances on October 10 in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest Main Stem hit School of Rock—The Musical. She succeeds …

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Ann Emery obituary by Anthony Hayward

Actor best known for playing Grandma in Billy Elliot: The MusicalA member of a theatrical family, Ann Emery, who has died of cancer aged 86, spent much of her working life on stage, culminat…

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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Putting It Together: Rachel Ann Rayham on Moby Dick! by Guest Bloggers

I have been a huge musical theatre fan for as long as I can remember - anyone who knows me well would agree with me when I say I was stagey from birth.

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Friday, October 7, 2016

Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Premieres Tonight at WP Theater by BroadwayWorld

WP Theater welcomesObie Award Winning actress Zainab Jah Eclipsed and rising actress Jessica Luck, joiningtwo-time Grammy-nominated comedian Lisa Lampanelli HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard S…

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Alan Hruska's Ring Twice for Miranda to Bow Off-Broadway in 2017 by

Ring Twice for Miranda, a new play written by Alan Hruska and directed by Rick Lombardo, will premiere off-Broadway at New York City Center—Stage II on January 24, 2017. Opening night …

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Jason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Rubicon by BroadwayWorld

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced thecomplete cast of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s whi…

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Becky Gulsvig to Replace Mamie Parris in School of Rock; Parris' Cats Start Date Set by

Becky Gulsvig is about to stick it to the man! The Broadway alum will enroll in the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest Main Stem hit School of Rock—The Musical on October 10 wh…

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