Thursday, September 21, 2017

We'll Drink to That! Gender-Swapped Company with Patti LuPone Heading to the West End by Lindsey Sullivan

We'd like to propose a toast! Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company is heading to London's Gielgud Theatre, and this time, it's about Bobbi, not Bobby. According to Baz…

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Watch Christy Altomare, Betsy Wolfe & More Transform in the New Season of Character Study by Lindsey Sullivan

Before your favorite Broadway stars take the stage as your favorite Broadway characters, there is a transformation that happens. Sure, performers don dazzling costumes, get glam with fancy m…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Laura Osnes, Wrapping Up ‘Bandstand’ Run, Signs With Liebman by Jeremy Gerard

EXCLUSIVE: Two-time Tony award nominee Laura Osnes, who wraps up her leading role in the Broadway musical Bandstand this week, has signed with managers Brian Liebman and Cory Richman at Lieb…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Off-Broadway Theater Review: Curvy Widow by Lauren Yarger

Nancy Opel. Photo: T. Charles EricksonCurvy WidowMusic and Lyrics by Drew BrodyBook By Bobby GoldmanChoreography by Marcos SantanaDirected by Peter FlynnWest Side TheatreBy Lauren YargerSay …

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Stephanie J. Block Joins the Company of Brigadoon at New York City Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block has joined the cast of New York City Center's gala production of Brigadoon! City Center broke the news on Twitter. Directed and choreographe…

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Karen Akers is Back- Appreciating Cole Porter with Anything Goes by Sandi Durell

    by Alix Cohen   Karen Akers eases towards the stage with playfulness that implies. This is an artist who can sing …my life was simply hellish… ridiculing pretense with…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Tony Romero by Zack Calhoon

TONY ROMERO-Off-Broadway: Tokyo Can Can, Triplets starring Ruth Brown and Babes in Toyland at Lincoln Center. Regional credits: Mame starring Christine Ebersole, Paper Mill Playhouse; Anythi…

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People You Should Know . . . Charles Pang by Zack Calhoon

CHARLES PANG is thankful to be a part of this production. He hails from Hong Kong and has appeared in Pasek and Paul’s A Christmas Story (National Tour), Made in China (59E59), Anything Go…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Jee Heng Liao by Zack Calhoon

JEE HENG LIAO is delighted to join this production. Off-Broadway: Anything Goes at Musicals Tonight. NY Theater: When You’ve Got a Gift (June Havoc Theater), …

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Sutton Foster, Renee Elise Goldsberry Adam Jacobs & More to Lend Voices for Nickelodeon's SUNNY DAY by BroadwayWorld

BWW has confirmed that Tony Award winners Sutton Foster ANYTHING GOES, VIOLET, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and Renee Elise Goldsberry HAMILTON will lend their voice talents to Nickelodeon's new…

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sutton Foster Signs on for 'Broadway @ Town Hall' Series in Provincetown by BroadwayWorld

Mark Cortale's Broadway Town Hall series in Provincetown is set to welcome Sutton Foster, Tony Award winner for Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie and star of the hit TV Land series…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Sutton Foster on Star Search Defeat by A Bronx Tale's Richard H. Blake: 'I Give Him Squinty Eyes' by

Sutton Foster has won over Broadway audiences in numerous shows like Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes, Shrek and Violet. The stage favorite officially made it to the Hollywood big tim…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Olivia Williams interview: 'Are you on drugs?' 'No I've just spent the day acting' by Jasper.rees

The actress summoned to Hollywood who lived to tell the tale, wittilyOlivia Williams’s first film was, (in)famously, seen by almost no one. The Postman, Kevin Costner’s futuristic flop, …

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

At Bay Area’s PianoFight, Anything Goes and Everyone Plays by American Theatre Editors

The irrepressible indie theatre venue celebrates 10 years with another madcap short-play festival.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

‘Hir’ conjures a darkly dysfunctional family for the non-binary era by Hedy Weiss

Taylor Mac's play receives one of those take-no-prisoners, anything goes Steppenwolf productions.

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Fringe Festival’s early returns: Politics in the lead by Nelson Pressley

Anything goes in the festival. So far, that goes double for topical issues.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

BRASS Festival Meets the West End with BRASS on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Stars of the West End Kate Graham Billy Elliot, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Mamma Mia and Matt Corner Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, return home to the North East and join forces wi…

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Director Jerry Zaks On The Love Stories Behind ‘Hello, Dolly!’ – And Zero Mostel’s Mezuzah by Jeremy Gerard

Director Jerry Zaks already owns four Tony Awards and one of the most eclectic careers on Broadway. He does musicals: Smokey Joe’s Café, La Cage aux Folles. He does plays: Six Degrees…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Nancy Opel Will Star in Curvy Widow at Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre by Lindsey Sullivan

Nancy Opel is set to star in Bobby Goldman and Drew Brody’s new musical Curvy Widow off-Broadway. The comedy, directed by Peter Flynn, will begin performances at the Westside Thea…

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Ain't We Proud! Bandstand Star Laura Osnes Receives Sardi's Portrait by Lindsey Sullivan

Welcome to Sardi's, Laura Osnes! The Bandstand star received her portrait in the iconic Theater District haunt on May 12. Owner Max Klimavicius presented her with the caricature; Bandsta…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'SOHO' recreated at Sadler’s Wells, London by Blouin Artinfo

Sadler’s Wells, London is set to present “SOHO,” a thrill ride of circus, street and theatre, at the Peacock Theatre from May 6 through May 20, 2017.Crazy, voyeuristic, unexpected…

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

It's a Girl! Sutton Foster and Husband Ted Griffin Share Baby News by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway darling Sutton Foster and her husband, Ted Griffin, have exciting news to share! Today the couple told People that they've started a family.  Emily Dale Griffin, born on M…

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

‘Anything Goes,’ a musical comedy staging at Main Stage Theater, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

Main Stage Theater, Toronto presents the musical comedy ‘Anything Goes.’ The show will be staged from May 25 through May 28, 2017.'Anything Goes' is far from a mere boy meets girl love s…

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Bandstand Star Laura Osnes Is’s Next Video Blogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Want to go behind the scenes at Broadway’s swinging new musical Bandstand? The show’s leading lady, Laura Osnes, is’s latest video blogger! Get ready to go bac…

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Du Barry Was a Lady by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The show has a great many topical references to celebrities of 1939 (Minsky, Sophie Tucker, Tallulah Bankhead, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt) not all of whom still ring any bells for most t…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Review: Dancing Can Save Your Life by Michael Block

By Ed MalinIn a world of crooks and unscrupulous press, imagine you are a broke theater producer itching to put on a production of The Threepenny Opera (that classic show about thieves). &nb…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Anything Goes by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The score which has been drawn from the four previous New York productions of Anything Goes plays like a Cole Porter greatest hits parade and almost all of the songs are among his most popul…

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

This Week on Broadway for March 19, 2017: Rick Pender (Everything Sondheim), Come From Away by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Rick Pender, the Executive Editor and Publisher of Everything Sondheim. We review Come From Away, Anything Goes @ Musicals To…

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Anything Goes: Musicals Tonight! by Sandi Durell

    by Peter Haas     In olden days, A Porter musical Played to receptions most enthusical … – Now –amen! – We’ve got one again!   For a joyous theater eve…

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

From Brecht to Lorca, the playwrights who became theatre's freedom fighters by Michael Billington

It’s wrong to characterise 1930s theatre as escapist or frivolous. In Europe and America, many plays were alerting audiences to the dangers of fascism – led by the German fugitive Bertol…

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