Thursday, November 26, 2020

Call Answered: John Yap: Jay Records, Producer, Anyone Can Whistle by Adam Rothenberg

John Yap is the founder of Jay Records. He has dedicated his life to preserving musicals for generations to come. Some of his masterworks include My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The King And …

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Annie-B Parson — the choreographer who democratised dance

She stripped away hierarchies in stagings for artists such as David Byrne — now she is working with untrained dancers for Dance Umbrella

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

Tim Curry and Carol Burnett Talk ANNIE as the Musical Film Returns to Theaters This Weekend

TCM Big Screen Classics will present Annie in select theaters beginning this weekend. The 1982 musical film will be shown on Sunday, November 22, 2020, Monday, November 23, 2020, Friday, N…

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Signature Theatre Announces Resident Playwrights' Productions for 2020-2021 Season by Caitlin Moynihan

Signature Theatre has announced plans for its upcoming 2021-2022 season. Tony nominee Dominique Morisseau's Confederates will make its New York premiere and Anna Deavere Smith will continue…

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Signature's 2021–2022 Season Will Feature Premieres From Dominique Morisseau, Annie Baker, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, More by Andrew Gans

Also on the schedule for the Off-Broadway theatre company: works by Anna Deavere Smith and Samuel D. Hunter.

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New Plays by Annie Baker, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, and More Set for Signature Theatre

The off-Broadway theater has announced its next in-person season.

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Works by Anna Deavere Smith, Dominique Morisseau & More Featured in Signature Theatre's 2021-2022 Season

Signature Theatre has announced today that their 2021-22 Season will feature five works by five Resident Playwrights, including a production by Signature's Residency 1 playwright Anna Deaver…

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Turning Dogs Into Stars: William Berloni’s Method Acting for Animals by New York Theater

William Berloni sat in front of a mural of some of the dogs he’s turned into stars — from Annie, Legally Blonde, Oliver – and explained his method to the members of the American Theatr…

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Reba McEntire on a Broadway Return - 'I Would Definitely Do Another Musical'

Just last night, Reba McEntire co-hosted the CMA Awards with Darius Rucker, but before their appearance at Nashville's Music City Center, the duo stopped by Bravo's Watch What Happens Live t…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

VIDEO: Watch a HAIR Concert Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a reunion!  Join Seth and James as the cast of the Actors Fund HAIR concert reunite with Julia Murney, Adam Pascal, Lillias White and Anni…

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Tomorrow' From ANNIE

Jennifer Hudson performed Tomorrow from Annie as part of Broadway For Biden's In our America: A Concert For the Soul of the Nation earlier this week.

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Thoughts on Some Offerings of Theatrical Methadone for Those Missing Live Theater by Broadwayandme

A Zoomed scene from the staged reading of Lisa Loomer's docudrama Roe  It hit me unexpectedly. I’d been going along for the past seven months telling myself that I didn’t really miss …

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Audition Monologues for Peter and the Starcatcher by Performerstuff

Audition Monologues for Peter and the Starcatcher Written by Amanda Grace October 7th, 2020 If you’re shooting for a role in Rick Elice’s adaptation of the 2004 novel by Ridley P…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

8 of Seth Rudetsky’s Favorite Backstage Stories by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetksy, Seth recalls how Andrea McArdle snagged the role of Annie from the girl they originally cast, how “One Night Only” was nearly cut from Dreamgirls,…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

David Byrne's American Utopia Sets Date for Broadway Return by Beth Stevens

And you may find yourself…back on Broadway! David Byrne’s American Utopia will return to the New York stage in the fall of 2021 at a theater to be announced. Performances are scheduled t…

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Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Cast by JK

We started off this month's Musical of the Month, Hairspray with a look back at the origins and facts behind the original Broadway production. This week, we take a closer look at that cas…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Old Souls: Monologues for Kids Who Think Like Adults by Performerstuff

Old Souls: Monologues for Kids Who Think Like Adults Written by Amanda Grace October 14th, 2020 When I was a child—and even now—there was nothing I loathed more than being spoken d…

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IMPRESSIONS: Annie Rigney’s “Quis Est” at the Ace Hotel by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Annie Rigney’s “Quis Est” at the Ace Hotel, "Their movements start to differ from one another, drawing from vocabularies both classical and urban. As their actions esc…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Leading Ladies of the West End Interview For Performers Stuff Pro Series: Part 1 Maintaining 8 Shows a Week by Performerstuff

Leading Ladies of the West End Interview For Performers Stuff Pro Series: Part 1 Maintaining 8 Shows a Week Written by: Mark Pawsey October 8, 2020 Performer Stuff Pro Series host, Mar…

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Friday, October 2, 2020

All Hallows’ Speech: 10 Monologues for the Spooky Season by Performerstuff

All Hallows’ Speech: 10 Monologues for the Spooky Season Written by Amanda Grace October 1st, 2020 Are you dying to get into the spirit of Halloween? From scary to straight-up scr…

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Friday, September 18, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020

Miscast Review. A Dozen Broadway Stars Sing Inappropriately by Jonathan Mandell

Joshua Henry, who is the theater world’s most unlikely Annie, sang “Tomorrow” (“The sun will come out tomorrow…”) at Miscast, followed by Heather Headley singing “Endless Night…

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Watch #Miscast20 and read my review by New York Theater

Joshua Henry, who is the theater world’s most unlikely Annie, sang “Tomorrow” (“The sun will come out tomorrow…”) at Miscast, followed by Heather Headley singing “Endless Night…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

foolsFURY Turns Annual Festival Into Digital Brainstorm For the Future of Ensemble Theatre

by Nicole Gluckstern For over twenty years, San Francisco-based foolsFURY has been investigating the many facets of ensemble creation, through play development, training, co…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Broadway Musicals You Might Have Forgotten by Leigh Scheps For Broadway Direct

Some Broadway musicals have titles that will be remembered forever, like Cats, Annie, Les Miserables, and The Phantom of the Opera. Other titles might have faded away in time and did not hav…

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

12 Star-Crossed Monologues for the Signs by Performerstuff

12 Star-Crossed Monologues for the Signs Written by Amanda Grace August 27th, 2020 If you’ve run out of astrology-inspired quizzes, fret not: this astrology-inspired monologue list is…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Dear Sleepless in Seattle, I just can't fall for your musical revamp by Arifa Akbar

Nora Ephron’s romcom was brilliantly written and perfectly cast with an elegant score. Our chief theatre critic, who loves the film, writes a letter after seeing its stage adaptation Dear …

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Watch Wicked Pals Alexandra Billings & Bret Shuford's Epic 'Anything You Can Do' by Lindsey Sullivan

It's good to see them, isn't it? Here's your feel-good click of the day: Bret Shuford and Alexandra Billings, who became pals during Billings' run as Madame Morrible in the Emerald City-set …

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

Celebrate Summer Blockbusters 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. This week, Paige is celebrating summer blockbuster movies…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

New official trailer for Sleepless: A Musical Romance released

The highly anticipated premiere of "the Sleepless in Seattle" musical is just around the corner! As if the show's all-star cast featuring The Wanted's Jay McGuiness (Sam), Kimberly…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Gen Z Stars Unite on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) for Gen Z Broadway with Josh Colley (Newsies), Lilla Crawford (Annie), Celia R. Gooding (Jagged Little Pill), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) and…

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