Friday, January 17, 2020

Tonight! Recovered from Injury, Isaac Powell Returns to Broadway's West Side Story by Andy Lefkowitz

Isaac Powell heads back into the new Broadway revival of West Side Story on January 17. Powell, who plays the lead role of Tony, had been on leave from the production following a knee inju…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Dharon E. Jones Replaces Ben Cook as Riff in Broadway's West Side Story Following Injury by Andy Lefkowitz

Dharon E. Jones has permanently succeeded Ben Cook in the role of Riff in the new Broadway production of West Side Story, after an injury that was sustained by Cook last Sunday. Jones origi…

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Ben Cook Departs West Side Story Revival Due to Injury; Dharon E. Jones Is New Riff

Ivo van Hove directs the production at the Broadway Theatre.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Ivo van Hove Will Adapt WHO KILLED MY FATHER for the Stage

Ivo van Hove might be busy at the Broadway Theatre as the director of the new revival of West Side Story, but his creative energy will move to a new project this spring.

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

Play It Cool, Boy: Film Jet Russ Tamblyn Visits West Side Story to Meet New Broadway Cast by Michael Appler

Russ Tamblyn, remembered for his iconic portrayal of Riff in the 1961 film adaptation of West Side Story, visited the Broadway Theatre on December 23 to meet the Jets of Ivo van Hove’s ne…

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Monday, December 30, 2019

WEST SIDE STORY Has Broken All-Time Broadway Theatre House Record

Producers Scott Rudin / Barry Diller / David Geffen announced today that the Broadway return of the Jerome Robbins / Arthur Laurents / Leonard Bernstein / Stephen Sondheim musical, West Side…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Ivo van Hove's Reimagined West Side Story Delays Broadway Opening

The production is now in previews at the Broadway Theatre.

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BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About Middlebury College in 2019/2020

We're taking a in-depth look at some of the country's most prestigious college theatre programs to help students learn all about the variety of options they have at their disposal to further…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Zachary Quinto, Dael Orlandersmith, and More to Take Part in Rattlestick's AlumniJam by Olivia Clement

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Off-Broadway theatre will showcase almuni playwrights every Monday night in January.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Ivo van Hove's New West Side Story Packs Houses in First Week by

The eagerly anticipated new main-stem staging of West Side Story kicked off preview performances on December 10, making a strong showing in its first week. In just six previews, the reviva…

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‘West Side Story’ Breaks $1M In First Week On Broadway; ‘A Christmas Carol’ Sets House Record by Greg Evans

Well, that was fast: Director Ivo van Hove’s West Side Story joined Broadway’s Million Dollar Club after only six previews, grossing $1,254,440 in its first week of performances. The mus…

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Three on the Aisle: From Chicago to Broadway by American Theatre Editors

The critics discuss Chicago vs. Broadway theatre with the Tribune's Chris Jones, and discuss the shows 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'Fefu and her Friends,' and 'Sleeping Car Porters.'

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Up On The Marquee: Something's Coming...WEST SIDE STORY Returns to Broadway!

West Side Story is now in previews on Broadway. The new production is directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new chore…

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

West Side Story (In Previews, Opens Feb. 20) by Theater With A Twist

West Side Story at The Broadway Theatre We saw WSS in early previews December 14th wanting to love it.  We appreciated Ivo Van Hove’s contemporary

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Why the Battle Over the Winter Garden is More Than #SaveBeetlejuice by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Sophia Anne Caruso and Alex Brightman in Beetle…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Something's Coming: Ivo van Hove's New Staging of West Side Story Arrives on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

A new Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove kicks off performances at the Broadway Theatre on December 10. The production will officially open on Febru…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Tori Sampson, Heather Christian, Aleshea Harris, More Are Recipients of Playwrights Horizons Commissions by Olivia Clement

Ten playwrights were awarded commissions from the Off-Broadway theatre behind a number of Pulitzer Prize-winning works.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of Broadway-Bound WEST SIDE STORY in Rehearsals!

Something great is coming! Rehearsals are currently underway for this season's Broadway revival of the classic musical West Side Story, directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove. The new produc…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Read Reviews for María Irene Fornés' Fefu and Her Friends Off-Broadway by Emily Selleck

Theatre for a New Audience's production of the 1977 play opened November 24.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Judy Gold to Perform 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother as Part of Primary Stages Fall Lineup by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre will present a month-long festival of solo performances, readings, and special events at the Cherry Lane.

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Director Ivo Van Hove Previews Major Changes in Upcoming West Side Story Revival by Mark Peikert

The musical begins previews at the Broadway Theatre December 10.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Conference Call: "Over Here!" at The Triad: Will Nunziata, Blake Allen, Debbie Gravitte, Jessica Hendy, and Haley Swindal by Adam Rothenberg

I love shows that celebrate the people who help keep us safe from the Army to the Navy to everything in between. One show that has not been revived since it’s Broadway run is Over Here! an…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

American Buffalo Revival Taps Darren Criss, Sets Broadway Theatre by Ryan McPhee

Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell will star in the David Mamet play, heading to the Circle in the Square Theatre upon Oklahoma!'s closing.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

On Broadway by Barry Gordin

"On Broadway" directed by Oren Jacoby makes World Premiere at Hamptons International Film Festival October 13, 2019:  An all-star cast tells the inside story of Broadway theatre, and how…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Netflix Goes Around Theatre Chains, Rents Broadway Theatre For Scorsese Movie Run by Artsjournal

Stymied by the big theater chains, the streamer has booked Broadway’s Belasco Theatre for its November 1 opening of Martin Scorsese’s epic “The Irishman” for one of several New York …

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Daylight Savings Brings Chaos To The 11 O'Clock Number by Broadway Beat

by Ryan Kristopik. @ryankristopik. NEW YORK, New York —  With Daylight Savings on the horizon and all clocks looking to “fall behind” by an hour this weekend, performers and theatergo…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Off-Broadway Review: “runboyrun” and “In Old Age” at New York Theatre Workshop by David Roberts

As a result of playwright Mfoniso Udofia’s profound interest in the African Diaspora, perhaps no fictional couple in the recent history of Off-Broadway theatre have had their histories mor…

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Torch Song review – pioneering gay drama still packs a punch by Michael Billington

Turbine, LondonMatthew Needham stars with tremulous assurance as the witty, sharp-tongued drag queen of Harvey Fierstein’s 70s drama Theatre seems one of our crazy nation’s few growth in…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

What Is It Like to Own a Broadway Theatre? by Ruthie Fierberg

In Martin Markinson’s new memoir Come On Along and Listen to My Life in Theatre, the owner of the Little Theatre turned Helen Hayes spills details of his 40-year theatre career.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Marquee Goes Live on Broadway

Something great is coming! The classic Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story is making its return to Broadway this winter directed by Ivo van Hove. We've got a first look at the mar…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets Season of New Plays by American Theatre Editors

The Off-Off Broadway theatre will produce works by Catya McMullen and Brittany K. Allen.

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