Tuesday, June 9, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 15 Favorite New Musicals Based on Films by JK

Love 'em or hate 'em, musicals based on films have been on Broadway for decades. There have been some great ones (Grand Hotel, Sunset Boulevard), and some not so great ones (you know what we…

Linked From www.jkstheatrescene.com at 11:24AM
Friday, April 10, 2020

Choreo Spiral: Full Out YouTube Spiral of Jerry Mitchell's Fantastic Choreo!

It's Catch Me If You Can's 9th Broadway Anniversary! Enjoy a high energy YouTube spiral by the show's fantastic choreographer, the award winning Jerry Mitchell!

Linked From BroadwayBox at 03:03PM

Revisit Catch Me If You Can Starring Aaron Tveit and Norbert Leo Butz by Marc J. Franklin

The stage adaptation of the 2002 film opened at the Neil Simon Theatre April 10, 2011.

Linked From Playbill at 07:00AM
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

Linked From www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:03AM
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Tug Rice Pays Tribute to the Career and Characters of Late Broadway Great Terrence McNally by Broadway.com

The theater world was stunned by the death of playwright Terrence McNally, who left a remarkable canon of plays and musicals over his six-decade career as a playwright and librettist. Broadw…

Linked From Broadway.com at 07:54AM
Friday, March 13, 2020

Stephen Christopher Anthony on How Leading the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen Is Like a 'Free Fall' by Ryan Gilbert

Originally from Miami, Florida, Stephen Christopher Anthony began his formal training at the New World School of the Art, before pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Music Theatre) d…

Linked From Broadway.com at 03:48PM
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Corbin Bleu to Star in Catch Me If You Can in Washington, D.C. by Diep Tran

Corbin Bleu, last seen on Broadway in Kiss Me, Kate, is about to dance his way out of some white-collar crimes. Bleu will star as the conman Frank Abagnale Jr. in a production of Catch Me…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:36PM

New Theresa Rebeck, Craig Lucas Plays to Premiere at Arena Stage 2020-21 Season

The season will also include a production of Catch Me If You Can starring Corbin Bleu, among many other offerings.

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:54PM

Arena Stage Announces 2020/21 Season; Corbin Bleu in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, and More!

Arena Stage has announced its 2020/21 Season, which is set to include five world premieres, four plays and three musicals, including a Corbin Bleu-led Catch Me If You Can.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:50AM
Monday, December 2, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Scott Wittman!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning lyricist and director Scott Wittman about Frank Sinatra's 1966 live album, 'Sinatra at the Sands.' They also discuss Bette Midler, Patti …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:01PM

Large, Gorgeous, Extravagant Bouquet Wasted on Ensemble Member by Broadway Beat

by Aidan Sears. @aidanjsears. SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Confusion arose in the audience last night after the Schaumburg Community Theatre’s performance of Catch Me If You Can, with theater-goers …

Linked From www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 11:24AM
Monday, November 18, 2019

Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Lempika, Titanic, Catch Me If You Can, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway productions and shows across the country.

Linked From Playbill at 02:16PM
Monday, November 11, 2019

Marc Shaiman to Write Original Music for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning composer Marc Shaiman has been recruited to pen original music for the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. The previously announced production, …

Linked From Broadway.com at 01:18PM
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

“I Wanna be a Producer”: 10 Q & A’s with a Tony Award Winning Producer by Performerstuff

“I Wanna Be a Producer”: 10 Q & A’s with a Tony Award-Winning Producer Written by: Alex Muscaro Date: October 14th, 2019 Some of the essential players in the theatre-making pr…

Linked From performerstuff.com at 02:29PM
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Catch Me If You Can, The Musical’ at Howard Community College by Carolyn Kelemen

These are heady times for Toby Orenstein. This weekend she commemorates 47 years as founding artistic director of the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) and four decades at the helm …

Linked From mdtheatreguide.com at 10:18AM
Thursday, July 25, 2019

Moulin Rouge! becomes an extravagant, head-spinning Broadway musical by Leah Greenblatt

The spectacular spectacular, the ring-ding razzle dazzle, the gitchie gitchie ya-ya da-da: It’s all in Moulin Rouge!, a Broadway musical so stuffed with songs and sequins and sheer, outrag…

Linked From Entertainment Weekly at 10:00PM
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Mr. Broadway July 2019: Moulin Rouge!'s Aaron Tveit by JK

Who's our favorite Broadway Bohemian? This guy! Who's one of only a few people who made the Les Miz movie worth watching? This guy! Who was the very first Mr. Broadway on this blog - Septem…

Linked From JK's TheatreScene at 07:06AM
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Norbert Leo Butz Cast in New Film Flag Day from Ferryman Scribe Jez Butterworth by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz is among a newly announced slate of stars set to appear in Flag Day, a new motion picture written by 2019 Tony winner Jez Butterworth (The Ferryman). Os…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:42AM
Friday, June 7, 2019

All About Terrence! Chita Rivera, Nathan Lane, Rita Moreno & More Salute 2019 Lifetime Achievement Tony Honoree Terrence McNally by Beth Stevens & Paul Wontorek

Terrence McNally is a titan of the theater. With two dozen Broadway productions under his belt, he has won Tony Awards for his plays Love! Valour! Compassion! and Master Class as well as the…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:06PM
Friday, May 17, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jay Armstrong Johnson Interview: "The Phantom of the Opera" by Adam Rothenberg

By the time I got to interview Jay Armstrong Johnson in 2012, I had already been a big fan of his as I had previously seen him in the Broadway revival of Hair & the Off-Broadway producti…

Linked From Call Me Adam at 10:24AM
Monday, May 13, 2019

Catch Me If You Can Cast Announced by Arts Review

The producer who brought you Cry-Baby, High Fidelity and Rent, Lauren Peters, is thrilled to announce the stellar cast of the upcoming adventurous, inquisitive and ingeniously criminal music…

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 11:31PM
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Ms. Broadway May 2019: Beetlejuice's Kerry Butler by JK

I've had the pleasure of seeing Ms. Broadway May 2019 in nine different shows over the years, from her Broadway debut in Blood Brothers all the way through to her triple-role turn in last …

Linked From JK's TheatreScene at 07:33AM
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The 2019 Tony Awards: Lifetime Achievement in the Theater Honorees by JK

I'm a bad theater fan! I will be out of town when the Tony Award nominations are being announced. Actually, to be more specific, I will be en route to my destination and unable to see them f…

Linked From JK's TheatreScene at 07:33AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at theNeil SimonTheatre.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:31PM

Before Aaron Tveit Brings Moulin Rouge! to Broadway, Look Back at Him in Catch Me If You Can by Playbill Staff

Co-starring Norbert Leo Butz, the musical adaptation of the movie opened April 10, 2011.

Linked From Playbill at 11:34AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

LACMA’s $650 million new building wins approval from county supervisors by Deborah Vankin

With Brad Pitt and Diane Keaton as its cheering section, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art won unanimous approval Tuesday from the county Board of Supervisors for a $650-million new home …

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 03:15PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

BWW TV: Get an Exclusive Preview of Sherie Rene Scott & Norbert Leo Butz's Upcoming 54 Below Concert by BroadwayWorld TV

Check out long-time collaborators and co-stars Sherie Rene Scott Everyday Rapture, The Little Mermaid, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and Norbert Leo Butz Wicked, Catch Me if You …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:12PM
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Sherie Rene Scott and Norbert Leo Butz Team Up with New Work at 54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Broadway favorites Sherie Rene Scott Everyday Rapture, The Little Mermaid, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown andNorbert Leo ButzWicked, Catch Me if You Can, My Fair Lady will present…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:24PM
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Catch Me if You Can’ by The Montgomery Playhouse at Gaithersburg Arts Barn by Kristin Franco

“A cop in the country has a thousand problems,” quips small town dick Inspector Levine (Stan Rosen). But the problem at the center of genre-defying mystery “Catch Me if You…

Linked From mdtheatreguide.com at 07:44PM
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Review: ‘Catch Me If You Can’ by Montgomery Playhouse at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn by Mark Ludder

In Montgomery Playhouse’s production of Catch Me If You Can, now playing at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn, Director Ed Starr has once again sprinkled fairy dust on an erstwhile gaggle of …

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:55PM
Saturday, November 24, 2018

Zazz Queen Angie Schworer Steps Into the Spotlight in The Prom by Paul Wontorek

Angie Schworer & Caitlin Kinnunen in "The Prom" (Photo by Deen Van Meer) “I get to do everything that I do. A little dance, a little acting, a little singing, a little …

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:12AM

All that Chat

Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue