Friday, January 24, 2020

Today on Broadway: Friday, January 24, 2020 by James Marino

“Blue” to Play the Apollo, Mandy Gonzalez Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis, “Karate Kid” Musical Eyeing Broadway, Rachel Tucker to Join “CFA” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, M…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Today on Broadway: Thursday, January 23, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

“Blue” to Play the Apollo, Mandy Gonzalez Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis, “Karate Kid” Musical Eyeing Broadway, Rachel Tucker to Join “CFA” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, M…

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MUSICAL OF THE MONTH: Applause: The Cast by JK

This week, let's take a look at the people who were in the Musical of the Month - the multiple Tony nominated company of Applause. Among them are once and future TV and movie stars, legends …

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Who’s Who in Blue Heaven 2020 by Jessica Shelton

By Jessica Shelton Blue Heaven is back for its second coming this February 7th and 8th and it’s belly aching, catch your breath, tears out your eyes, funny. This FringeArts comedy festival…

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Leslie Uggams and Lynn Whitfield to Star in Phylicia Rashad-Directed Blue at the Apollo by Michael Appler

Blue, writer Charles Randolph-Wright and composer Nona Hendrix's musical play, will receive a 16-week engagement at Harlem's Apollo Theater. Tony-winning actress Phylicia Rashad will dire…

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Leslie Uggams, Lynn Whitfield to Star in Charles Randolph-Wright's Blue

The production with feature music by Nona Hendryx.

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Phylicia Rashad to Direct ‘Blue’ at the Apollo Theater by Gabe Cohn

A revival of the Charles Randolph-Wright play, with Leslie Uggams, had been slated to open on Broadway.

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Phylicia Rashad’s ‘Blue’ Revival To Play The Apollo; Leslie Uggams, Lynn Whitfield Head Cast by Greg Evans

The previously announced revival of Charles Randolph-Wright’s play Blue, directed by Phylicia Rashad, will play a 16-week engagement at Harlam’s legendary Apollo Theater, with Tony winne…

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BLUE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad Starring Leslie Uggams Will Play the Apollo Theater; John Legend to Produce

Producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Mike Jackson, John Legend and Eric Falkenstein announced today that Blue, the play by Charles Randolph-Wright with music by Nona Hendryx and lyrics by C…

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Leslie Uggams and Lynn Whitfield to Star in Phylicia Rashad-Helmed Blue at Apollo Theater by Olivia Clement

Previously Broadway-bound, the Charles Randolph-Wright play with music by Nona Hendryx, will now play at the Harlem theatre.

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LOGOS: Jagged Little Pill by JK

It prominently features an open palm. Open palms facing out symbolize honesty and openness. In this case, given that the content of Alanis Morissette's album is the basis of Jagged Little Pi…

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Monday, January 20, 2020

How Did The Grammys Go From ‘Step Up’ To This CEO Implosion? by Artsjournal2

After a male CEO told women in music to “step up” if they wanted to win Grammys, the Recording Academy formed a blue-ribbon task force to reform the organization, hired a woman CEO last …

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Blue Monday — New Order’s track was a watershed moment in British pop

Frequently sampled and covered since its release in 1983, the song was created from a patchwork of sources

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

“Finding Neverland” – A Charming, Delightful Anatomy Of A Fantasy In The Making by Cary Ginell

In Finding Neverland, reality is blurred by imagination as J. M. Barrie, the creator of the characters and the original play version of Peter Pan, struggles with writer’s block as he tries…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

BLUE WAVE 2020 @ Hidden Cabaret by Sheree Sano


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Monday, January 6, 2020

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Blue Heaven Preview by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, hosts Tenara Calem and Zach Blackwood give you the inside information on the Blue Heaven 2020 lineup, who’s who, where you’ve seen them, what…

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Mark DeGarmo & Marie Baker-Lee On Conveying Mexico's Greatest Female Painter In “Las Fridas” by The Dance Enthusiast

"...we are all Frida, part of Frida, and can access those traits of Kahlo we might need to understand, cope with, and enjoy our lives and what life deals us, whether blows or  kisses, ugly…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

Great Performances at The Met Series Launches January 5 With Manon Broadcast on PBS by Andrew Gans

The Massenet opera is one of five that will be seen on PBS during the 14th season. Also scheduled is Eric Owens and Angel Blue in Porgy and Bess.

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Now In The Public Domain: These Works Came Out Of Copyright This Week by Artsjournal

“These works include George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, silent films by Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd, and books such as Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain, E. M. Forster’s A Passage…

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The Friday 5: 5 Favorite Jerry Herman Tunes by JK

Like many of you, I'm sure, news of Jerry Herman's passing caused me to reflect on his shows. I realized that Mame is my favorite score of his, but each one is a bounty of tuneful toe-tappe…

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What are the best shows to see in 2020? by The Stage

The Stage’s lead critics Natasha Tripney and Tim Bano take their pick of this year’s productions Rockets and Blue Lights – Royal

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Michelle Williams and Tony-Winning Director Thomas Kail Are Engaged and Expecting by

There’s a new Broadway baby on the way! Oscar and Tony nominee Michelle Williams is engaged to Thomas Kail, who is perhaps best known as the Tony-winning director of Hamilton, according t…

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What John Dos Passos’s ‘1919’ (And The Rest Of The ‘U.S.A.’ Trilogy) Got Right About 2019 by Artsjournal1

“We’re often told, in hand-wringing tones, about the growing differences between red and blue states, and about our increasingly divisive political and social rhetoric. But, in Dos Passo…

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Tony Winner Santino Fontana on How Tootsie Changed His Heart and Hamstrings by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

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Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Oscar Polk: Plowing Past Pork by Trav S.D.

Though best remembered as “Pork” in Gone with the Wind, Oscar Polk (1899-1949) had roles in numerous important stage and screen productions over a 20 year period. Originally from rural A…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Porgy and Bess, Starring Eric Owens and Angel Blue, Sets PBS Broadcast Date by Andrew Gans

The Gershwin opera is one of five that will be seen on PBS during the 14th season of the Great Performances at The Met series.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

‘Jersey Boys’ rides the highs and lows of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in melodious style by William Powell

There’s a scene in the mind-blowingly good musical Jersey Boys in which erstwhile hoodlum and fast-talker Tommy DeVito, founder of the internationally known singing group The Four Seasons,…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Ledisi: Little Girl Blue by Lara Altunian

The post Ledisi: Little Girl Blue appeared first on STAGE RAW - ARTS IN L.A. - SERVED FRESH.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Top 10 comedy shows of 2019 by Brian Logan

A double dose of Stewart Lee, Hannah Gadsby’s follow-up to Nanette and London Hughes’ uproarious blue humour tickled the comedy circuit this year More on the best culture of 2019 Continu…

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