Thursday, April 19, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Tribeca Film, Patti Smith, “King Lear” by Mark Beech

The New York performing-arts calendar this week includes the continuing Tribeca Film Festival, with a show by Patti Smith and her band. It’s your last chance to see “Yerma,” with Billi…

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

See Smash Stars Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty Reunite Backstage at Waitress by Hannah Vine

Hilty dropped by the Brooks Atkinson Theatre April 14.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Tribeca Film Festival to Franz Ferdinand by Mark Beech

There are plenty of dates to mark on the New York performing-arts calendar this week. The Tribeca Film Festival is about to start with a host of ticketed movie galas and star talks. “Yerma…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: “My Fair Lady” to “Carousel” by Mark Beech

This week’s pick of New York performing arts starts by noting four major female star-studded openings: “Yerma,” with Billie Piper; Tina Fey’s “Mean Girls”; “My Fair Lady” wit…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Just a Broadway Baby! See Waitress Songwriter Sara Bareilles Receive Her Sardi's Portrait by Lindsey Sullivan

A [Broadway] dream is a soft place to land, and we've loved watching Sara Bareilles' Broadway dreams come true. From writing Waitress' charming score to receiving a Tony nominati…

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Step Inside Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre by Hannah Vine

Inside the Theatre, the series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the Brooks Atkinson.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: Bruce Springsteen Extended, “Three Tall Women” Opens, P!nk at MSG by Mark Beech

This week’s pick of New York performing arts starts with a few recent news items: “Springsteen on Broadway” has been extended one last time. The Walker Kerr Theatre is one of the small…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: Donna Summer, Jerry Springer, Stoppard’s “Travesties” by Mark Beech

New York performing arts this week on offer this week include a batch of excellent classic plays. There is an impressive transfer of “Travesties” by Tom Stoppard, which is about start pr…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- Broadway Feels the Joy with HANDS ON A HARDBODY by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013, the new American musicalHands on a Hardbodyopened at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Photo Flash: See First Images of Katharine McPhee as Waitress's Jenna

The American Idol star will make her Broadway debut at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre beginning April 10.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: Denzel Washington, Justin Timberlake, Margaritaville by Mark Beech

For those who like their theater serious, stage and screen actor Denzel Washington stars in “The Iceman Cometh.” “Angels in America” is also opening. For those who like lighter music…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid and Director Diane Paulus Lead Next Women's History Month Event at WAITRESS by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's smash musical Waitress continues to celebrate Women's History Month when MSNBC TV's popular host Joy-Ann Reid speaks to Tony Award winning director Diane Paulus following the Thur…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Serves Up a Healthy Box Office in Sara Bareilles' Final Week by

Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles wrapped up a celebrated return engagement on the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as Jenna in her Broadway musical Waitress on March 11. Audiences…

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WAITRESS Will Celebrate Pi Day With Free Pie Jar With Purchase On 3.14 by BroadwayWorld

Celebrate 'Pi Day' at Waitress Customers who purchase tickets at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre Box Office 256 West 47 Street on Wednesday March 14th beginning at 10am will get a free pie jar w…

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Stephanie Torns to Play Monthlong Run as Jenna in Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway's Waitress has announced that understudy Stephanie Torns will play the role of Jenna full-time in the hit musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre from March 13 through April 8. T…

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: From Harry Potter to Disney’s “Frozen” via Albee by Mark Beech

Broadway is getting ready for the main 2018 season, with big changes at some major venues. Jimmy Buffett’s “Escape to Margaritaville” is about to open, while previews are starting for …

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Jodi Picoult and Lorin Latarro to Lead Talkback at WAITRESS For Women's History Month by BroadwayWorld

The producers of Broadway's Waitress announced that following the performance on Tuesday, March 6 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, acclaimed 1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult w…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: Oscar Stars, Margaritaville, Angels in America by Mark Beech

It’s all happening on the New York stage. “Three Tall Women” already has an Oscar winner in the cast, Glenda Jackson, and may be about to gain another, in Laurie Metcalf. The play’s …

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Waitress Welcomes Broadway Alum Ben Thompson as Earl by Andy Lefkowitz

Order up! Ben Thompson joins the company of the hit show Waitress on February 27. The Great White Way alum takes on the role of Earl, replacing Joe Tippett in the celebrated musical&nbs…

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: Glenda Jackson, Renée Fleming by Mark Beech

Renée Fleming is starring in a revival of “Carousel.” Glenda Jackson is back on Broadway after 30 years, playing alongside Oscar-nominated Laurie Metcalf. These are two headlines of thi…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Top New York Stage Shows This Week: Disney’s “Frozen” to Philip Glass by Mark Beech

New York is about to get a new blockbuster musical in “Frozen.” Concerts this week range from Noel Gallagher to Philip Glass. There are last chances to see “The Homecoming Queen” and…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Katharine McPhee To Make Broadway Debut In ‘Waitress’ by Patrick Hipes

Katharine McPhee has been set to make her Broadway debut in April when she takes over the lead role of Jenna in Waitress, the Tony-nominated musical based on the movie from Adrienne Shelley …

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Jason Mraz's Final Week in Waitress Brings In Audiences by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Grammy winner Jason Mraz's final week really had the Waitress box office cooking as audiences headed to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to savor the last few performances of his Bro…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: Robert Plant, “Fire and Air” by Mark Beech

New York concerts this week range from Robert Plant to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Elsewhere Eve Ensler is back on stage, following up her worldwide hit “The Vagina Monologues,” whil…

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: Enter Shikari, Opera, Uma Thurman and More by Mark Beech

A very wide ranging choice is on offer for the performing arts in New York this week. If you like your music hardcore and punky, Enter Shikari leads a lively Williamsburg concert. If you are…

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: Fleetwood Mac to “The Homecoming Queen” by Mark Beech

Fleetwood Mac, John Legend, Lorde, Harry Styles and Keith Urban form a starry lineup for a charity show. It is just one of the big performing-arts events in New York this week.Elsewhere, rec…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sweets for the Sweet: WAITRESS To Debut New Valentine's Day Pie Flavor by BroadwayWorld

The producers of Broadway's Waitress made an auspicious announcement today, National Pie Day. Beginning on February 1, Broadway's Waitress will celebrate Valentine's Day for an entire month …

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Stars Sara Bareilles & Jason Mraz Serve Up New House Record by

Determined audiences made their way to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre this past week for a first look at the adorable pairing of Waitress' songwriter Sara Bareilles appearing opposite Gramm…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: “Meteor Shower” to “The Children” by Mark Beech

Sleigh Bells – yes, it might seem a little late, since Christmas is long past. But this is the name of a band that could still be the next big thing. Judge for yourself. Sleigh Bells are p…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Theater News: Sara Bareilles to Host February Edition of Waitress Karaoke

Bareilles currently stars in her musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Delicious Idea! See Sara Bareilles Join Jason Mraz in Broadway's Waitress by Lindsey Sullivan

No bad ideas here! Sara Bareilles stepped back into Waitress on January 16, and headed to the diner to capture her curtain call. Bareilles made her stage debut in the role of Je…

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