Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Ep57 – Jeremy Davis, Skimbleshanks from 2016 Revival by Automatic Episode Import

"The CATS lore was created over the course of many decades of the show." This episode features Jerem

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:01AM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Lesli Margherita, James Snyder, Will Swenson & More Play Singing Cats in Tonight's Episode of HOUSEBROKEN!

Tabitha goes to live with The Gray One and learns she has to sing and dance if she wants to survive.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:10PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

The joy of Jiva! Netflix’s South African dance series bursts from the screen by Lyndsey Winship

Local styles such as pantsula and bhenga burst from the screen in a glossy new series featuring real dance crews The townships of South Africa are a fertile ground for dynamic new moves, fr…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54PM
Sunday, July 11, 2021

Paul Huntley, Beloved Broadway Wig Maker, Dies at 88

Huntley's work has been seen in Hairspray, Evita, Cats, and hundreds of other productions.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48PM
Friday, July 9, 2021

Paul Huntley, Legendary Tony-Winning Wig Designer, Dies at 89 by Caitlin Moynihan

Paul Huntley, the beloved Tony-winning wig designer, died on July 9 in his London home after suffering a short illness. He was 89. Born in London on July 2, 1933, Huntley had over 100 Broad…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:24PM

Paul Huntley Dies: Premier Stage, Film & TV Wigmaker Who Provided Coifs For ‘Tootsie’, ‘Cats’ And Cruella De Vil Was 89 by Greg Evans

Paul Huntley, the celebrated wigmaker for film, stage and television who provided Dustin Hoffman with the coif that transformed the actor into Tootsie and did the same decades later for when…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:37PM
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Our Favorite Moments by JK

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Our Favorite Moments Don't know if you heard, but last Saturday, July 3rd was a day for Broadway diva lovers to celebrate. Two incomparable talents share that da…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:03AM
Friday, July 2, 2021

Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson & Paul Simon Set for NYC Reopening Concert in Central Park by Lindsey Sullivan

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that a star-studded concert will take place on Central Park's Great Lawn as part of a weeklong celebration of the city’s reopening. The first three stars ann…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:06PM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella: ‘We just want the arts back. We’re not looking for a fight’ by Chris Wiegand

The composer said his latest musical would open, even if he went to jail. Now it has – but he’s still furious at a government he says has ‘dumped’ theatre. We talk to him and the sho…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:06AM
Friday, June 25, 2021

Broadway Games: Musicals That Were Plays First by JK

Broadway Games: Musicals That Were Plays First Part One: Can you match the musical with the play on which it was based? 1. Wonderful Town                  a. The Rainmaker 2.…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:18AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 22, 1976: One of the most produced and beloved musicals of all time, Godspell, debuted on Broadway at the Bro…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:06AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Broadway Game: True/False: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Edition by JK

Andrew Lloyd Webber sure is making headlines these days! Not only is he opening a new show, Cinderella, but he took on the U.K. government as well. Before it was all over, we thought we migh…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:48PM

Just Too Good to Be True! Casting Announced for Jersey Boys' West End Return by Lindsey Sullivan

Oh what a night July 28 will be for this cast! The West End return of Jersey Boys is set to star fresh talents Ben Joyce as Frankie Valli, Adam Bailey as Bob Gaudio, Benjamin Yates as Tommy …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:24PM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 15, 1995: One of the 90s most interesting and underrated musicals, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, opened at th…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:18PM
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

‘This man is embarrassing’: Andrew Lloyd Webber divides with claim he’d risk arrest over theatre openings by Ellie Harrison

‘Man is overestimating how much people liked cats,’ tweeted one person

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:36AM
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

FRESHPLAY FRIDAYS: Margaret and Rita by MCC Theater

The MISCAST21 Premiere has ended but you can re-watch the entire event and donate through Thursday, 5/20. Skip ahead to 36:48 for the start of the pre-show! You can donate here / https://m…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:59PM
Monday, June 7, 2021

Performer Stuff Pro Series Interview: The World of Cruise Ships by Performerstuff

Performer Stuff Pro Series Interview: The World of Cruise Ships Written by: Mark Pawsey June 6, 2021 Please welcome Hilary O’Neil, India Cabezuelos-Lambourne & Jason Campbell to…

SOURCE: performerstuff.com at 02:24PM
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

At This Theater: The Winter Garden by JK

I've often written about my experience seeing my first Broadway show, the 1983 revival of Mame at the Gershwin. But I also have a vivid memory of that day before we even sat down for the sh…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:54PM
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Ep49 – Karen Longwell, Ensemble on 1987 US National Tour 3 by Automatic Episode Import

"My son says the whole idea of CATS is creepy.". This episode features Karen Longwell who was in the

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 04:01AM
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Sun., 6/6 @ 5:00 pm Kelly Briggs LIVE at The Gateway Playhouse by Cabaret Hotspot!

Kelly Briggs LIVE at The Gateway Playhouse Sunday, June 6th @ 5:00 pm KCKB Productions presents Broadway veteran Kelly Briggs (Les Miserables, Cats) along with musical director John McMaho…

SOURCE: www.cabarethotspot.com at 05:07AM
Friday, May 28, 2021

Broadway Games: True or False? by JK

Broadway Games:True or False 1. TRUE or FALSE: The 74th Tony Awards, airing on September 26th, will be the first to air the ceremony on two different networks. 2. TRUE or FALSE: Once Upo…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:33AM

Call Answered: Joshua Packard: Actor, The Truth About Santa Claus, Kevin Farley by Adam Rothenberg

Joshua Packard is an actor on the rise whose latest film, The Santa Claus, is now available on Amazon Prime. Joshua plays the younger version of Kevin Farley’s character “Gary.” The Sa…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 05:48AM
Thursday, May 27, 2021

Herding Cats Review: Explosion of Loneliness On Stage and Online by New York Theater

“I literally exploded,” Justine recounts to her roommate Michael, the first line in “Herding Cats.” And Lucinda Coxon’s play does wind up feeling like an explosion – surely meant…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:10PM

London Theater's Reopening: 'Flight,' 'Herding Cats' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by Matt Wolf

One “play” uses only voice-overs. Another features a main actor only on video. And under Covid rules, an 11-person Shakespeare cast counts as an army.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:42AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Ep48 – Meghan Hanley, Comedian, Host of Sports Tabata by Elizabeth Wheless

"Grizz. Easy. She's Tonya Harding. She's had a tough life. She's a fighter." This episode features stand up comedian and the host of Sports Tabata Meghan Hanley who has never been in CATS bu…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:00AM
Sunday, May 23, 2021

Review: Herding Cats, Soho Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: Herding Cats, Soho Theatre2.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and paying our ve…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:18AM
Saturday, May 22, 2021

Broadway Barks Across America 2021 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Barks will once again stream as a star-studded animal adoption event, hosted by co-founder Bernadette Peters. The evening will feature adoptable animals from shelters and presented …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:18PM

‘Certainly hits the mark’: HERDING CATS – Soho Theatre (Online review) by John Chapman

This is a timely revival of Herding Cats from the Soho Theatre who have pushed back the barriers to find another new way to innovate.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 15 by Performerstuff

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 15 Written by: Christiaan Abbott May 13th, 2021 Performer Stuff continues with episode 15 of the podcast “…

SOURCE: performerstuff.com at 05:17PM

Herding Cats review – the super-slick return of a play that still stings by Chris Wiegand

Soho theatre, London, and onlineAn impressive cast – including Greg Germann via video link – deliver a revival of Lucinda Coxon’s jittery examination of intimacy and exploitation Lucin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz by JK

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz Here's a little test of your Broadway knowledge. Good luck! 1. Put these shows in chronological order by the date of their official Broadway opening night: …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:33AM

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