Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Fringe Performer Sophia LaPaglia Talks ‘The Annie Sprinkle Project’ by Kurt Gardner

This solo show tells the controversial story of the legendary Annie Sprinkle.

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 03:06PM
Monday, May 16, 2022

IT’S TONY SEASON by Ron Fassler

Harold Prince, victorious with Tony #20 for “Showboat,” with Gregory Hines (1995).Now that the 2022 Tony Awards nominations have been announced and campaigning is in full swing, as usua…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 08:53AM
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Andrea McArdle & Friends Celebrate the 45th Annie-Versary by Sandi Durell

by Matt Smith . . . “Annie, Annie, Annie / look at what you’ve done for us / Annie, Annie, Annie, turned up for the fun for us…”  There’s no question Andrea McArdle had “everyth…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:10AM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Big Screen Adaptation of Clybourne Park to Star Sarah Paulson, Uzo Aduba & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning play Clybourne Park is getting a star-studded film adaptation. Deadline reports it will be directed by Pam MacKinnon, who was Tony-nominated for…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12AM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Discusses Why THE BEDWETTER Is an 'R-Rated ANNIE' on THE VIEW

Sarah Silverman sat down on The View this morning to discuss the new musical adaption of her 2011 memoir, The Bedwetter. Silverman discussed how the musical came to be, how the story approac…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:06PM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

Ch. 27- ANNIE by Automatic Episode Import

ANNIE COMPOSER: Charles Strouse LYRICIST: Martin Charnin BOOK: Thomas Meehan SOURCE: Harold Gray’s comic strip Little Orphan Annie (1920s) DIRECTOR: Martin Charnin CHOREOGRAPHER: Peter Ge…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 01:02AM
Friday, May 6, 2022

Odds & Ends: See Footage of Heather Headley & More in Into the Woods at Encores! by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Here's Your Ticket Inside Into the Woods at Encores! The starry Encores! staging of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the W…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:03PM

Watch Heather Headley, Sara Bareilles, Neil Patrick Harris, More in Highlights From Into the Woods by Playbill

The City Center Encores! production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods began performances May 4 and continues through May 15. Watch highlights from the production in the v…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:33PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Encores! INTO THE WOODS Highlights by New York City Center

INTO THE WOODS runs May 4 – 15, 2022 only at New York City Center. Learn more: https://bit.ly/intothewoods22 ____ A Baker and his wife, Cinderella, Jack, Little Red Riding Hood, and even…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:38PM

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend May 6-8 - See a special Mother's Day concert, Andrea McArdle celebrating 'Annie,' Broadway's 'Alle by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Mother's Day weekend, Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Denée Benton on Playing Cinderella in Into the Woods and Wowing in The Gilded Age by Caitlin Moynihan

Denée Benton has recently been dazzling viewers as Peggy Scott in HBO's The Gilded Age, and soon she'll be on the steps of the palace as Cinderella in Into the Woods at Encores! this seaso…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:48PM

Watch: Catching Up With the Cast of the National Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Playbill

The first national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! continues to travel around the country, beginning performances in Nashville, Tennessee, May 3. Playbill recently caught up wi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:18AM
Monday, May 2, 2022

#154 – Lee Siegel – PARADISE SQUARE by Automatic Episode Import

Lee Siegel / @lee_siegel Lee grew up singing along to Jesus Christ Super Star and Annie the Musical. Fast forward to Lee's Broadway debut in...you guessed it, JCSS! On top of it, the show w…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 04:00AM
Saturday, April 30, 2022

As ‘Annie’ Turns 45, Andrea McArdle, Broadway’s Original Annie, Reflects On The Iconic Show by Jeryl Brunner

Andrea McArdle celebrates 'Annie' with a new concert at Feinstein's/54 Below.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:38AM

Theatres need more plus-sized black actors, says Broadway and West End star by Nadia Khomami Arts and Culture Correspondent

Marisha Wallace wants to inspire young girls and call out lack of diversity as she takes on role in Oklahoma! A professional career in theatre was not always on the cards for Marisha Wallace…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:18AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

Inside Encores! INTO THE WOODS Rehearsal: "Stay With Me" by New York City Center

Heather Headley (Witch) and Shereen Pimentel (Rapunzel) perform "Stay With Me" in rehearsal for Encores! INTO THE WOODS. INTO THE WOODS runs May 4 – 15, 2022 only at New York City Center.…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:35AM
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Photos: First Look at the West Coast Premiere Of OCTET at Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is presenting the west coast premiere chamber choir musical, Octet written by three- time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:29PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Samantha Williams, Paul Alexander Nolan & More to Star in LIFE AFTER at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre announced casting for Life After by rising star writer/lyricist/composer Britta Johnson, directed by Annie Tippe. Leading the cast of nine is Samantha Williams as teena…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:40PM

Inside Encores! INTO THE WOODS Rehearsal: "Ever After" by New York City Center

The ensemble of INTO THE WOODS performs the finale of Act One, "Ever After." INTO THE WOODS runs May 4 – 15, 2022 only at New York City Center. Learn more: https://bit.ly/intothewoods22 …

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:36PM

Inside Encores! INTO THE WOODS Rehearsal: "Stay With Me" by New York City Center

Heather Headley (Witch) and Shereen Pimentel (Rapunzel) perform "Stay With Me" in rehearsal for Encores! INTO THE WOODS. INTO THE WOODS runs May 4 – 15, 2022 only at New York City Center.…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:34PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Sneak Peek at Rehearsals of Into the Woods Heather Headley, Neil Patrick Harris, Sara Bareilles by Playbill

In this behind-the-scenes video from rehearsals for the upcoming New York City Center Encores! production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, get a sneak peek at the cast …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM

Oh what a gun-totin’ morning: raw Oklahoma! swaps folksiness for firearms by Emma John

Daniel Fish’s restaging of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic is no Kansas City cornbread caper. The director explains why he ratcheted up the racial tension and gun violence In the Oklah…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:54AM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

May Robson: Grand Old Lady of the American Stage by Trav S.D.

Today, May Robison (Mary Robison, 1858-1942) is best remembered for starring as the original Apple Annie in Frank Capra’s Lady for a Day (1933). The film was released during the 50th year …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 08:48AM
Monday, April 18, 2022

31 Charles Strouse II by Automatic Episode Import

The conclusion of a two-part program featuring Broadway composer, Charles Strouse, known for BYE BYE BIRDIE, GOLDEN BOY, ANNIE, APPLAUSE and THE NIGHT THEY RAIDED MINSKY’S. Strouse discus…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:03AM
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Neil Patrick Harris to Replace Christian Borle in Into the Woods at Encores! by Lindsey Sullivan

Neil Patrick Harris is heading back to the New York stage. musical, which will run from May 4 through May 15. The Tony and Emmy winner will join the upcoming Encores! production of Stephen…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:18PM
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Hamilton's Aubin Wise on Rapping for Lin-Manuel Miranda and Being a Working Mom on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Name: Aubin Wise Hometown: Vacaville, California Credits: Wise is making her Broadway debut as Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in Hamilton. She first played the roles during the musica…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:37PM
Monday, April 11, 2022

Jane Lynch on Manifesting Funny Girl, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Jane Lynch is back on the boards playing Mrs. Rosie Brice in the first-ever revival of one of her favorite musicals: Funny Girl. On the latest episode of The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:03PM

30 Charles Strouse I by Automatic Episode Import

The first of a two-part program featuring Broadway composer, Charles Strouse, known for BYE BYE BIRDIE, GOLDEN BOY, ANNIE, and APPLAUSE. Strouse discusses his life and career, including his…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:02AM
Friday, April 8, 2022

Joe Iconis Announces New 44-Track Record, ALBUM, Featuring Andrew Rannells, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Krysta Rodriguez, and More!

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS announced the new recording by musical theater virtuoso Joe Iconis, a sprawling new 44-track album, simply titled Album, due out on Friday, June 17. The album featu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:09AM
Thursday, April 7, 2022

Benefactor Gala Honors Steve Tyrell – Palm Beach by Sandi Durell

The Society for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook is hosting its 2022 Benefactor Gala on Friday, April 29, at 6pm.  This year’s event will be held at an estate in Palm Bea…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:36AM
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

REVIEW: Paradise Square by JK

Review of the Saturday, April 2, 2022 matinee preview performance at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York City. Starring Joaquina Kalukango, Chilina Kennedy, John Dossett, Sidney DuPont, …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:54PM