Thursday, September 19, 2019

Odds & Ends: Tony-Winning Oklahoma! to Hold Benefit Performance for Actors Fund & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Tony-Winning Oklahoma! to Hold Benefit Performance for Actors Fund The cast of the Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma! is givi…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Blythe Danner, Annie Golden, and Alessandro Nivola to Attend Film Screenings at Metrograph by Dan Meyer

Disobedience, I’ll See You in Your Dreams, and Hair will all play between September 16 and September 21 at the New York City cinema.

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Eden Espinosa, Carrie Manolakos, and More Join Concert For America

Elyfer Torres (Betty en NY), Eden Espinosa (Falsettos, Wicked), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia!, Wicked), Allison Smith (Annie), Yuri Sardarov (Chicago Fire), and Pasha Pashkov & Daniella K…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Madison J. Rutledge by Zack Calhoon

Madison J. Rutledge is a graduate of the University of Montevallo and holds a bachelor of science degree in theatre. Madison is returning to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival as a production …

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019


(Damian Thompson’s article appeared in the Spectator, 9/7.) She was one of only four women to record the complete Beethoven piano sonatas but the state kept her in obscurity Only four wome…

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David Byrne: American Utopia Begins Pre-Broadway Run in Boston September 11 by Adam Hetrick

The theatrical concert reunites the Oscar and Grammy-winning musician with Here Lies Love director Alex Timbers and choreographer Annie-B Parson.

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A Stage Combat Consultancy Run Entirely By Women by Artsjournal1

With four RSC plays, three other London shows, and a regional production all this year alone, the company called Rc-Annie is one of the most in-demand firms of its kind. Reporter Nick Smurth…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Presents ‘Annie’ by News Desk

Leaping Lizards! Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is thrilled to be presenting Annie, starring Sally Struthers as Miss Hannigan, opening Wednesday, September 25 and running until Su…

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André De Shields, Donna McKechnie, Ann Reinking, Thomas Meehan & More Named to Theater Hall of Fame by Andy Lefkowitz

Eight longtime contributors to the New York theater scene have been named 2019 inductees into the Theater Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater. The talented creative…

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Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play Arrives on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of an acclaimed 2018 world premiere staging at New York Theatre Workshop, Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed debut work Slave Play begins its Broadway run on September 10. Robert O'H…

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Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker to Star in Broadway Revival of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite by Andy Lefkowitz

Married stars Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will team up on stage this spring in a new Broadway production of the late Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. Upcoming Inheritance…

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NRA Sponsors “Annie Get Your Gun” Revival “Annie Keep Your Gun, It’s Your Right, Debate Me” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. Fairfax, VA - The National Rifle Association announced today their plan to sponsor a revival of the classic 1946 Irving Berlin musical “Annie Get Your Gun”, …

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One That Got Away: Nick and Nora by JK

My direct knowledge of the 1991 flop musical Nick and Nora starts and ends with the Original Broadway Cast Recording. As all of this was happening well before the social media revolution, th…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Rc-Annie: the all-female stage combat agency that’s fighting the good fight by Nick Smurthwaite

Working on four shows at the RSC this year alongside TV and film projects, Rc-Annie is a partnership of top UK stage

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Victoria Broyles by Zack Calhoon

VICTORIA BROYLES Graduated from East Carolina University in May 2014. Worked at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre for two summers as ASM: Shrek, Crazy for You, King and I, Les Miserables, Chic…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

On Top of the World! See Slave Play Scribe Jeremy O. Harris & More Strike a Pose Ahead of Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

After a sold-out run off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop, Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play is gearing up to bow on Broadway. The story takes place on the MacGregor Plantation, where fear a…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Stephen Cole Interview: "Merman's Apprentice" + "Casper The Friendly Musical" by Adam Rothenberg

I first met award-winning musical theatre writer Stephen Cole in 2015/2016 when his show Merman’s Apprentice (with music by David Evans) was making his NYC debut at Birdland. I had so much…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

See David Byrne & More Gear Up for Broadway's American Utopia by

Broadway has never seen anything quite like this! After a sold-out world tour, innovative pop/rock icon David Byrne’s acclaimed theatrical concert American Utopia begins Broadway performan…

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Review: ‘The Flick’ in Berkeley is long, funny, sad and a must-see by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

Annie Baker's 3-hour depiction of youthful suburban malaise gets a spot-on production at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Episode 601 -- Amy Jo Jackson: Unleashed! by Joel B. New

We're back, dear listeners! (For five episodes. But still!) Each Monday leading up to the October 6th concert premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, I'm releasi…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Andrea McArdle & Donna McKechnie Pay Tribute To Stephen Sondheim and Marvin Hamlisch At Feinstein's/54 Below

Encore by popular demand! Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie, two of Broadway's most endearing leading ladies, who starred in two of Broadway's most iconic shows (Annie and A Chorus Line) br…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Snapshot: Ethel Merman sings “There’s No Business Like Show Business” by Terry Teachout

Ethel Merman sings Irving Berlin’s “There’s No Business Like Show Business” (from Annie Get Your Gun) on Shower of Stars. She is introduced by Red Skelton. This episode was origina…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

How Will & Grace Will Pay Tribute to Broadway’s Annie This Upcoming Season by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth reveals his theatre-themed guest role on Will & Grace and what it was like to be on set with Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, and more. Plus, the l…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Celebrate National Dog Day With This 1981 Interview With Annie's Bill Berloni by Rebecca Morehouse

Animal trainer extraordinaire Berloni shares stories about the beloved Sandy and the hit Broadway musical in this April 1981 feature.

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Happy National Dog Day! Broadway Goes to the Dogs! by JK

I always chuckle when I hear all of those National XYZ Day announcements. You know, "Happy National Wart Day" or "Today we are celebrating National Belly Button Lint Day" followed by Tweets …

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Waitress' Alison Luff, Moulin Rouge! Standout Sahr Ngaujah & More to Appear on #LiveAtFive This Week by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sea Wall / A Life (Broadway) by Darryl Reilly

On screen and stage Gyllenhaal has exhibited his talent and star quality to great effect many times. "A Life" is not one of those shining occasions as he is just passable in it. Stammering, …

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Jekyll and Hyde cast announced by Gabi Bergman

A star-studded cast including some of Australia’s most celebrated Opera, TV, Film and Music Theatre performers will join Anthony Warlow and Jemma Rix in Jekyll & Hyde, to be staged in …

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Watch Annie-B Parson and Alex Timbers Discuss David Byrne’s Broadway-Bound American Utopia by Andrew Gans

After a limited run in Boston, the theatrical concert experience will arrive at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in October.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

A cat was the first Queen Of The Mist and other facts unbeknownst to many

This unbelievable true story had audiences remarked after its UK premiere at Jack Studio Theatre, and following its successful run comes a transfer to London’s Charing Cross Theatre. Thi…

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