Wednesday, April 21, 2021

HERDING CATS Will Be Performed at the Soho Theatre and Streamed Online

Marking a new type of international collaboration, the production is simultaneously accessible online to audiences across the globe via Stellar and in person, with social distancing in line …

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Ep43 – Donna Vivino, Grizabella on the National Tour by Elizabeth Wheless

"His carbon pawprint is huge!" You probably know Donna Vivino from her time on Broadway as Elphaba in Wicked or as the original Young Cosette in Les Misérables but she joins Mike to talk ab…

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Monday, April 19, 2021

Presidential Pup Talk - Corden Catch Up by The Late Late Show With James Corden

Some of our favorite monologue moments from the week of April 12th, including Johnson & Johnson vaccine news, a #NationalPetDay tweet from the White House that sparks a dogs vs. cats debate,…

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John Cameron Mitchell to Star Opposite Kate McKinnon in Joe Exotic Limited Series by Caitlin Moynihan

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens! Tony winner John Cameron Mitchell is set to star as Joe Exotic in an upcoming limited series, according to Variety. Based on the Wondery Podcast of the sa…

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Friday, April 16, 2021

Tampa’s Straz Center Announces Its 2021-2022 Broadway Season by Matthew Herzog

The Straz Center for the Performing Arts (Tampa, FL) has announced the 2021-2022 Bank of America Broadway at The Straz season, sponsored in part by the Tampa Bay Times. The slate includes To…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 13 - 19 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: April 13 - 19 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  April 13, 2000: Queenie was a blonde and her age stood still. Well for 68 performances, anyway. The Michael John LaCh…

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We Tackle the Cats V Dogs Debate by The Late Late Show With James Corden

James Corden kicks off the show welcoming back house band drummer Guillermo, who took some time off to be with his newborn daughter, and James wonders who amongst him might be next to concei…

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Friday, April 9, 2021

All white on the night: the perennial problem with TV panel shows by Rachael Healy

The format should give comic talents a time to shine. So why don’t our flagship shows reflect the diversity of comedy in 2021? Panel shows have been a pillar of British comedy for decades.…

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

From Stage to Screen: When Musicals Become Movies by Dean Linnard

From the recent movie adaptation of Cats to the phenomenally successful film of Chicago...why are movie musicals so hit and miss?! Let's take a look!

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Lena Hall Talks CATS, KINKY BOOTS, HEDWIG, and More on BACKSTAGE LIVE by BroadwayWorld

From April 7, 2021. Want the latest Lena news? Visit Richard Ridge chats with Lena Hall, who returns with her Obsessed series on April 9 (7pm ET), celebrating the band H…

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Ep41 – Tricia Tanguay, Grizabella on US National Tour 5 by Elizabeth Wheless

"You will all pick for the same reason that I already know that she is the one that should be picked" This episode features Tricia Tanguy who played Grizabella in the 2007 5th US National To…

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Get an Inside Look at Nathan Lane & Savion Glover's NY PopsUp Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

"First off, you're not going to believe a word of this," said Nathan Lane from the stage of Broadway's St. James Theatre on April 3. The three-time Tony winner delivered the fitting line fro…

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Inside the 1st In-Person Broadway Performance Since the Coronavirus Pandemic Shutdown by Playbill

Tony winners Savion Glover and Nathan Lane entertained frontline workers from The Actors Fund and Broadway Cares during the special NY PopsUp event. For its first performance since March 11…

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Fri., 4/9 @ 7:30 pm EDT Carter Calver in “Viva La Diva” by Cabaret Hotspot!

Skylight Productions is proud to present Carter Calvert “Viva La Diva…A Celebration of the Ladies of Broadway” Premieres on Friday, April 9th @ 7:30 pm EDT and then available On-Demand…

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

March Madness – The Final Four by Elizabeth Wheless

ITS THE FINAL FOUR FINAL COUNTDOWN!!! Nearly ONE THOUSAND people voted on social media this week…. Hamilton vs Rent in the East and Fiddler on the Roof vs West Story in the West. Tune in f…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

#36 – Lena Hall by Elizabeth Wheless

If ever there was an episode about a deep love for both Wall-E & Maximus (the horse from "Tangled"), this is the one. Join Tony Award-winner Lena Hall ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch," "Kink…

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Ep40 – BK Kennelly, Rum Tum Tugger on 1987 US National Tour 3 by Elizabeth Wheless

"Grizabella is the girl at the end of the bar. It's not the age, it's the mileage." This episode features BK Kennelly who played Rum Tum Tugger on 1987 US National Tour 3 and three other pro…

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Pop Hits, Broadway Flops by JK

For every Kinky Boots and Waitress, there's The Last Ship and Taboo. Being a successful pop songwriter like Cyndi Lauper or Sara Bareilles doesn't automatically translate to being a hit ma…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Ep39 – Madison Mitchell, Ensemble from the 2016 Broadway Revival by Elizabeth Wheless

"Who is this young 17 year old coming?" This episode features Madison Mitchell who joined the CATS cast as a 17 year-old and was in 4 different productions of CATS including the 2016 Broadwa…

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This Week in Broadway History: March 23 - 29 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 23 - 29 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   March 23, 1995: The revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying! opened its 548 performance run at …

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Monday, March 22, 2021

Odds & Ends: Kerry Ellis to Star in Taipei Run of Cats and More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Kerry Ellis to Take the Stage in Taipei's Cats Audience Choice Award winner Kerry Ellis will let the memory li…

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Kerry Ellis Will Star in Taipei Run of Cats by Andrew Gans

Following the Taipei Arena run, the production will play Kaohsiung and Taichung as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations.

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

2021 Update on The Green Room 42 – Reopens April 2 by David Sabella

The Green Room 42 Open on April 1st with “The Rooftop Movie Musical” Series featuring: Cats, Shrek, Hairspray and more! Then, featuring live entertainment under strict Covid regulations…

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Ep38 – Deborah Geneviere, Demeter from 1987 US National Tour 3 by Elizabeth Wheless

"They had us crawling on the floor pretending to play with a ball of yarn." This episode features Deborah Geneviere who played Demeter on 1987 US National Tour 3. Hear Deborah share what it …

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This Week in Broadway History: March 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   March 17, 2005: The Tony-winning Best Musical of 2005, Spamalot, opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it would cl…

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Monday, March 15, 2021

Creative Youth Studio S2 E4: Entrepreneurship by The Old Globe

Dive into entrepreneurship with your hosts Katrina Heil, Jada Jackson, Imahni King, and Emily Talerman, featuring theatre creative Bella Brady and director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg! Bella …

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Revisit This 1986 Interview With Andrew Lloyd Webber About His Then-New Musical Starlight Express by Michael Owen

Before the musical opened at the Gershwin Theatre March 15, 1986, its composer sat down with Playbill to talk about lessons learned from London, and his career since Cats.

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Sunday, March 14, 2021

Get Ready for Spring with Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Broadway might still be shut down, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. On this we…

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Friday, March 12, 2021

New Documentary The Show Must Go On to Chronicle Andrew Lloyd Webber's Efforts During COVID-19 by Lindsey Sullivan

The Show Must Go On, a new documentary about efforts to bring the world tour of The Phantom of the Opera and the South Korean tour of Cats to their respective opening nights in the wake of C…

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New Documentary The Show Must Go On Looks at Efforts to Reopen Phantom and Cats

The film is produced and directed by Dori Berinstein and Sammi Cannold.

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

New Documentary SHOW MUST GO ON Showcases Andrew Lloyd Webber's Lockdown Theatre Advocacy

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the 'Phantom of the Opera' and 'Cats' composer has been a leading voice for safely reopening the theatre world.

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