Tuesday, March 10, 2020

BWW Review: Michael Friedman/Daniel Goldstein's Captivating UNKNOWN SOLDIER Explores The Unreliability Of Memory And The Romance Of Imagination

For BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, Michael Friedman whipped up an emo rock score that comically skewered white male privilege. For LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST his music and lyrics embraced the open-…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ at Dominion Stage by Brian Bochicchio

“Remember, bloody is only a metaphor!” we are shouted at several times in the imaginative, entertaining, at times shocking “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” at Dominion Stage. A semi- h…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ at Dominion Stage rethinks how racist history rocks on by John Stoltenberg

Dominion Stage has given this rowdy, irreverent, and rollicking rock musical a remarkably woke production that is as rousing as it is reflective and as satiric as it is unsettling. Set in 18…

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Friday, December 13, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Things About 13 by JK

Being that it is Friday the 13th, I felt it only appropriate that this week's Friday 5 is dedicated to the 2008 Broadway musical 13. When I started looking into it, I was really interested …

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The Bloody, Bloody Bold Career of Beetlejuice and Moulin Rouge! Director Alex Timbers by Lindsey Sullivan

Alex Timbers is a man in demand. He has had a hand in three currently running (and wildly different) Broadway shows: Moulin Rouge! Beetlejuice, both of which he directed and American Uto…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Odds & Ends: Nine Albums of the Late Michael Friedman's Work to Be Released by Ghostlight Records & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Nine Michael Friedman Albums to Be Released by Ghostlight Records The Civilians and Ghostlight Records have announced The Mic…

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Look Back at Broadway's Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Marc J. Franklin

The rock musical, starring Tony nominee Benjamin Walker, opened at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre October 13.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

BWW TV: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Parties Like It's 1899 on Opening Night

The Al Hirschfeld Theatre was the place to be last night as Moulin Rouge! officially opened on Broadway. Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and…

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Photo Coverage: Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit and More Celebrate Opening Night of MOULIN ROUGE!

The Al Hirschfeld Theatre was the place to be last night as Moulin Rouge! officially opened on Broadway. Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and…

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MOULIN ROUGE!

The Al Hirschfeld Theatre was the place to be last night as Moulin Rouge! officially opened on Broadway. Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and…

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Photo Coverage: MOULIN ROUGE! Company Takes Opening Night Bows!

The Al Hirschfeld Theatre was the place to be last night as Moulin Rouge! officially opened on Broadway. Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson a…

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BWW Review: MOULIN ROUGE! is Visually Gorgeous, Vibrantly Performed and Seriously In Need of An Original Score

From his hit Off-Broadway debut with A VERY MERRY UNAUTHORIZED CHILDREN'S SCIENTOLOGY PAGEANT to his Broadway bow with BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON to his current mounting of BEETLEJUICE, th…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Bryce Pinkham, Gordon Clapp & Frank Wood Join Cast of The Great Society on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Further casting is set for The Great Society, the sequel to Robert Schenkkan's Tony-winning play All the Way, set to arrive on Broadway this fall. The recently announced production, directed…

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30 Rock and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’s Jeff Hiller Will Debut Grief Bacon at Joe’s Pub by Adam Hetrick

The August 20 show kicks off Hiller’s four-show residency at Joe’s Pub.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Alex Timbers by Billboard

The Tony-nominated director of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Rocky, Beetlejuice and Moulin Rouge (among others) reflects on his career in theater. For information regarding your data privac…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Beetlejuice comes to Broadway with a fun jaunt through the Netherworld: EW review by Nick Romano

There was a slight air of Rocky Horror Picture Show on Broadway last week, only the show was Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the Tim Burton cult classic. Patrons, some with orange hair, …

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

“All My Sons” Roundabout Theater Co. at the American Airlines Theater. Opened April 22, 2019. Ends June 23, 2019 by Simon Saltzman

Tracy Letts and Annette Bening   (photo credit: Joan Marcus) What irony there is having productions of Arthur Miller’s excellent emotions-extracting drama “All My Sons” emerge with a…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

BWW Review: HEART OF DARKNESS, York Theatre Royal by Sarah Ryan

Written more than 100 years ago, Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness continues to be a hugely influential, and deeply controversial, work of literature. But where Conrad's book paints …

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Benjamin Walker Joins Broadway’s ‘All My Sons’ Production by Greg Evans

Benjamin Walker, a Broadway star since his 2010 breakthrough in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, will join Annette Bening and Tracy Letts in the Roundabout Theater Company’s upcoming revi…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Struck by the power of a story well told by Charles McNulty

Two South Africans, desperate to escape the impoverished futility of their lives, break into the home of an aging academic who walks in on them as they're ransacking the place for money. A p…

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There is a good point, sir by Charles McNulty

As I was leaving the theater the other night, an older gentleman with a lapel-grabbing voice and a friendly jack-in-the-box manner stopped me dead in my tracks. "What was the point of that?…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Kristine Nielsen to Join Nathan Lane & Andrea Martin in Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Andy Lefkowitz

Kristine Nielsen will return to Broadway in 2019, rounding out the cast of Pulitzer finalist Taylor Mac's Broadway-debut play Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus. George C. Wolfe will dir…

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Odds & Ends: Kristolyn Lloyd Joins State of the Union Songbook Election-Night Benefit & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Kristolyn Lloyd & More Join State of the Union Songbook Election-Night Benefit Casting has been announced for the upc…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Odds & Ends: Michael Friedman's The State of the Union Songbook to Debut on Election Night & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Michael Friedman's The State of the Union Songbook to Debut on Election Night The Civilians and The Green Room 42 are…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

“The Nap” at The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Richard Seff

For starters, I had expected this oddly titled play to offer information on what went on in someone’s mind during an afternoon siesta. Once the play started I found that no, it deals with …

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Friday, September 21, 2018

People You Should Know . . . J.C. Ernst by Zack Calhoon

J.C. Ernst is the co-founder and artistic director of The Crook Theater Company, which won the NYIT Award for best play for its production of Macbeth. He has directed Plunge and The House of…

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 2) by JK

As we continue to celebrate the start of my 36th year of going to Broadway shows, let's take a look at more of the theaters where I've seen multiple distinct productions. Miss the first part…

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Kitty Cats, Coffee Hangs & Clown Nose Bros! Spend a Day in the Life with Frozen's Greg Hildreth by Broadway.com

After appearing on the Great White Way in Cinderella, Peter and the Starcatcher and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Greg Hildreth is now bringing the iconic animated character Olaf to fun…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

The Civilians Launch Michael Friedman Legacy Fund With Joe’s Pub Benefit Concert by Adam Hetrick

The work of the late Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson composer-lyricist will be archived and released as part of the initiative.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

New Side by Side! Frozen Fave Greg Hildreth on Adoring Olaf Fans, Chatting Up Birds and More by Broadway.com

Broadway loves Greg Hildreth like Olaf loves summer! After appearing in Cinderella, Peter and the Starcatcher and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, he is now bringing the iconic animated charact…

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