Monday, October 17, 2016

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Favorite Jay Armstrong Johnson by Theater People Podcast

On Monday, October 17 theTheater Peoplepodcast welcome's Broadway favorite Jay Armstrong Johnson. Armstrong made his Broadway debut in 2009 in HAIR. He next stood-by for Aaron Tveit in CATCH…

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Jeff Nathanson Tapped to Write Live-Action Reboot of THE LION KING by BroadwayWorld

According to Variety, Jeff Nathanson has signed on as the writer for Disney's latest live-action reboot, The Lion King. As BroadwayWorld reportedin September, Jon Favreau is slated to direct…

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Finally catching "Catch Me If You Can" (the musical) by Nelson Pressley

Notes on the musical 'Catch Me If You Can' and the rich performance from Julie-Ann Elliott in 'The Other Place'

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Catch Me If You Can at NextStop (review) by Kelly McCorkendale

The truest measure of a show is often how it leaves you feeling. Sometimes, a show has got its work cut out for itself—taking someone from an incredibly rotten mood to elation (or deep tho…

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Review: ‘Catch Me If You Can’ at NextStop Theatre Company by Gina Dalfonzo

The story of Frank Abegnale, Jr., was first brought to America’s attention in Steven Spielberg’s 2002 film Catch Me If You Can. It gained a new lease on life in 2011 with the Broadway mu…

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Saturday, August 6, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Whether You Like It or Not, Norbert Leo Butz Brings HEDWIG to Feinstein's/54 Below! by Stage Tube

Back by popular demand Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz returns to Feinstein's54 Below with his hit show 'Girls, Girls, Girls' focusing on the female - both the mythic amp the contempor…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Sarah Doreen MacPhee on Playing Brenda Strong in ‘Catch Me If You Can’ at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre by Joel Markowitz

Sarah Doreen MacPhee tells us about playing Brenda Strong, who falls in love with a con artist in Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s Catch Me If You Can.  Joel: Please introd…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

He’s Back: Alex Stone on Playing The Con Man Again-in Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ by Joel Markowitz

Alex Stone has returned to the stage to play one of his favorite roles: the con man: Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre, which en…

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

VIDEO: First Look - Aaron Tveit Stars in Baseball-Themed Drama UNDRAFTED by TV News Desk

Below, check out clips for UNDRAFTED, starring Broadway's Aaron Tveit CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, NEXT TO NORMAL, GREASE LIVE.

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Theatre News: Announcement of Winners of 2015-16 Ruby Griffith Awards by Md Theatre Guide News Desk

ALL ROUND EXCELLENCE (TROPHY)    2nd Star Productions – Guys and Dolls   BEST MUSICAL                  Silhouette Stages     Next to Normal   BEST PLAY     …

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Release Date Set for Better Off Single, Starring Aaron Tveit & Annaleigh Ashford by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We found him first, Hollywood! Better Off Single, headlined by your Broadway boyfriend Aaron Tveit, will land in theaters and on demand on October 7. According to Variety, Gravitas Vent…

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/18/16- Kerry Butler by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Kerry Butler Butler received a 2008 Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for playing KiraClio in Xanadu. Other Broadway credits include Blood Brothers, Les Mis…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
Friday, June 10, 2016

DVR Alert: Aaron Tveit Visits THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS Today by TV News Desk

THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT welcomesAaron Tveit CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, GREASE LIVE tonight, Friday, June 10th to talk about his new CBS series BRAINDEAD, co-starring Broadway's Nikki M.…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look - Aaron Tveit, Nikki M. James in CBS's BRAINDEAD by TV News Desk

CBS has released a first look at the new comedy thriller BRAINDEAD, premieringMonday, June 131000-1100 PM, ETPT. The series stars Aaron Tveit GREASE LIVE, NEXT TO NORMAL, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN…

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Friday, May 6, 2016

Broadway's Secret Weapon by Helen Eisenbach

Drew Hodges is at a loss for words. Asked if he’s surprised at the life he’s leading -- did he imagine he’d grow up to fly around the world orchestrating scenes with great …

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

VIDEO: Aaron Tveit Reunites With DISASTER!'s Kerry Butler For a CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Duet by Michael Dale

Tveit is the latest star to appear for DisasterRelief, benefiting Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS.

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Photo Coverage: Jay Armstrong Johnson Previews His Show at Feinsteins/54 Below! by Walter McBride

Jay Armstrong Johnson has wowed Broadway audiences inOn The Town Chip, Hands on a Hardbody Greg, Hair Claude, and Catch Me If You Can. The New York Timescalled his performance as Anthony Hop…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Jay Armstrong Johnson Will Debut Eclectic Show at 54 Below by Sandi Durell

      by: Sandi Durell   From Broadway’s On The Town, Hands on a Hardbody, Hair and Catch Me If You Can, Jay Armstrong Johnson will wow audiences at Feinstein’…

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Hairspray Tony Winner Marc Shaiman Marries Partner Louis Mirabal by

Tony, Emmy and Grammy-winning composer Marc Shaiman married his partner, Lietenant Commander Louis Mirabal, on March 26. The wedding was set up as a surprise for attendees following Mirabal&…

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Saturday, March 19, 2016

An adventurous NextSeason at NextStop by Tim Treanor

  A con man, sharp tongues, dizzying heights, the afterlife and peeing will make up an unusually adventuresome season of theater at Herndon’s NextStop, the company has announced. …

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Monday, February 29, 2016

A Gay Guide to Last Night's Oscars: Sam Smith's Flub! Anohni Dissed! by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoOscarsSam SmithLady GagaMichael MustoLast night’s Oscars were all about the sad lack of racial inclusion in Hollywood and in the Academy’s own selection process, but were LG…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster & Aaron Tveit Rehearse for DEFYING GRAVITY Down Under! by BroadwayWorld

DEFYING GRAVITY the songs of Stephen Schwartzis the world premiere concert production that is set to become the most exciting musical theatre event down under, playing at Sydney's Theatre Ro…

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Monday, February 1, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Aaron Tveit Roles Revealed by Beth Stevens

You watched Grease: Live, you squealed at "Greased Lightning," you told your friends at your Grease viewing party (you did have a Grease viewing party, didn't you?!) that …

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Grasan Kingsberry: A Man Called to Dream, Create, & Love by Nicole "blackberri" Johnson

Photo credit: Daniel Robinson  I sat down with Broadway performance artist Grasan Kingsberry to find out just what the key to his success and longevity on Broadway is. 10 Broadway credits …

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Saturday, January 30, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/30/16- Norbert Leo Butz by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Norbert Leo Butz Butz made his Broadway debut as Adam Pascal's replacement as Roger Davis in Rent in 1996. Additional Broadway credits include Thou Shalt Not Camille Raquin, 2…

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

First Look — Grease: Live by Matthew Wexler

Curious as to how FOX’s Grease: Live is shaping up? The all-star cast includes Julianne Hough as Sandy and Broadway favorite Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal) as Dann…

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Grease: Live's Aaron Tveit Will Headline Solo Show in New York by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Attention Tveiter Tots! After Aaron Tveit has given us multiplying thrills as Danny Zuko in Fox’s forthcoming live telecast of Grease, he's heading back to the stage. Our Broadway …

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Monday, November 23, 2015

An Open Letter to Mom and Dad: About Skipping Your Gay Son's Wedding by Jerry Portwood

Michael MustoEntertainmentsame-sex marriageMichael MustoAs the world moves forward on the subject of gay marriage, it’s especially painful when some parents refuse to do so, citing their b…

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Friday, November 6, 2015

Marc Shaiman?and Scott Wittman Will Be Honored at Primary Stages' Gala by BroadwayWorld

Primary StagesCasey Childs, Founder amp Executive Producer Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director has announced that their annual Gala will take place Monday, November 16, 2015 at 583 Park Avenue.…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/21/15- Aaron Tveit by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Aaron Tveit Tveit recently shined as Enjolras in the critically acclaimed film adaption of LES MISERABLES, and has since then starred in the original USA Network series GRACE…

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