Monday, May 21, 2018

Broadway Grosses: As Tony Night Approaches, Once On This Island Packs the Circle in the Square Theatre by

Michael Arden's acclaimed revival of Ahrens & Flaherty's Once On This Island has plenty of reason to cheer. The recipient of eight Tony nominations and a pair of Broadw…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - May 21st - SUMMER and HARRY POTTER Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Summer 7.73, Mean Girls 3.99, My Fair Lady 3.43, Carousel 2.58 and Escape to Margaritaville 2.23. The top growing current Broadway plays were C…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Breakout Stars Ushering in a New Golden Age on Broadway: Children of a Lesser God Tony Nominee Lauren Ridloff

Check out this stylized photoshoot and Q&A with Children of a Lesser God Tony Award nominee Lauren Ridloff.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Odds & Ends: Neil Patrick Harris, Mary Louise Parker & Billy Porter to Lead Laramie Project Benefit & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Neil Patrick Harris, Mary Louise Parker & Billy Porter to Lead Laramie Project Benefit A trio of Tony-winning stars hav…

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See Uma Thurman, Warren Beatty and Stars from Frozen, Harry Potter & More at the Actors Fund Gala by Eric King

The Actors Fund honored four performing arts leaders at its annual gala May 14. The Parisian Woman's Uma Thurman, Children of a Lesser God director Kenny Leon, Chita Rivera and Warren Be…

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Nyle Dimarco & Celeste Headlee to Moderate Talkbacks with Cast of CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD by BroadwayWorld

Producer Hal Luftig announced today that co-producer Nyle DiMarco will host a talkback for the audience at Children of a Lesser God today, May 15, following the 700pm show. DiMarco will join…

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Nyle DiMarco and NPR’s Celeste Headlee Are Hosting Children of a Lesser God Talkbacks by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway revival of Mark Medoff’s Tony Award-winning drama co-stars Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Lauren Ridloff’s Quiet Power: ‘My Life Has Changed in Every Way’ by Michael Paulson

The Broadway debut of the deaf actress in “Children of a Lesser God” has brought her accolades. But she’s not sure what to make of it all.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Broadway’s ‘Children Of A Lesser God’ Sets Closing Date by Greg Evans

A single Tony Award nomination for Children of a Lesser God wasn’t enough to keep the production going: Producer Hal Luftig says the Broadway revival will close with the Sunday, May 27…

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Children of a Lesser God” Set Closing this Month, “To Kill a Mockingbird” Trial Set for June, and Lea Salonga Sets OOTI Departure Date! “Today on Broad…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

‘Children of a Lesser God’ to Close on Broadway by Michael Paulson

With weak box office and only one Tony nomination, the show announced it will wrap up on May 27.

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Children of a Lesser God Revival Announces Final Broadway Performance by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway production of Mark Medoff’s Tony-winning 1980 play Children of a Lesser God will play its final performance at Studio 54 on May 27. Kenny Leon directs the revival star…

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CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD to Play Final Broadway Performance 5/27 by BroadwayWorld

ProducerHal Luftigannounced today that the acclaimed Broadway revival ofMark Medoff'sChildren of a Lesser Godwill play its final performance at Studio 54 254 West 54thStreet onSunday, May 27…

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‘Children of a Lesser God’ to close May 27 by Caitlin Huston

‘Children of a Lesser God’ will close on May 27 after having played 23 preview performances and 54 regular performances. This news comes after the play only received one Tony nom…

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Children of a Lesser God Revival Sets Broadway Closing by Adam Hetrick

Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff co-star in the first-ever revival of Mark Medoff’s Tony-winning play.

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Bravo! Winners Announced for the 2018 Theatre World Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Theatre World Awards board of directors has announced the 2018 Theatre World Award honorees for outstanding Broadway or off-Broadway debut performance. The talented stars will be celebra…

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Why the Signs in Children of a Lesser God Needed Updating for Broadway by Mark Peikert

Director of Artistic Sign Language Alexandria Wailes talks about revamping signs for the stage in the revival of this Tony-winning play.

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Star-Packed Boys in the Band Surpasses One Million Dollars in First Week by

Mart Crowley's groundbreaking comic drama The Boys in the Band has officially arrived on Broadway. The iconic play is receiving its first main-stem staging with a talent-packed cast incl…

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The Full List of Nominations for Tony awards 2018 by Blouin Artinfo

The celebrated Theater ceremony in New York, Tony Awards 2018 has shortlisted “Angels in America” and “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” in the running prizes. The nominations for t…

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Friday, May 4, 2018
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Annual Tony Nomination Post - 2018 Version by Linda

Oops. Looks like I haven't posted in this blog since the last Tony nominations. It's been difficult keeping this up since I write for other places, but I'm a sucker for tradition, so I'm goi…

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An Interview with Lauren Ridloff by Victoria Myers

We speak with Tony nominee Lauren Ridloff, currently making her Broadway debut as Sarah in "Children of a Lesser God," about the ways in which Lauren relates to Sarah, how the play helps her…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Mean Girls & SpongeBob SquarePants Lead 2018 Tony Award Nominations by

The day has arrived! Nominations have been announced for the 2018 Tony Awards. Smash alums Leslie Odom Jr. and Katharine McPhee made the announcement live from the New York Library for the P…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Summer: the Donna Summer Musical Works Hard for the Money, Surpasses One Million Dollars by

Broadway served up a crowd-pleasing new bio-show when Summer: the Donna Summer Musical celebrated a glittering opening night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre last week. The new tuner following t…

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The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Broadway Debuts That Deserve 2018 Tony Awards Recognition by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway biggest night day is upon us! As previously reported, Waitress star Katharine McPhee will reunite with her fellow Smash vet, Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr., to reveal the 201…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - April 30th - Carousel And The Iceman Cometh Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Carousel 165.55, The Band's Visit 11.08, Summer 10.51, Mean Girls 3.60 and My Fair Lady 3.41. The top growing current Broadway plays were The I…

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Saint Joan by Sandi Durell

    by Carol Rocamora     It’s been a season of strong women against great odds– from Albee’s aging matriarch in Three Tall Women to Medoff’s deaf protagonist in…

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Children of a Lesser God Star Lauren Ridloff on Early Life Lessons & Seeing Eye to Eye with Co-Star Joshua Jackson by Kathy Henderson

Every Broadway season generates at least one “star is born” moment from a charismatic newcomer. The fact that this year’s breakout performer, Lauren Ridloff, had never acte…

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The Stars of Children Of A Lesser God Discuss Their Journey to Broadway on The Today Show by TV News Desk

Children of a Lesser God, the award-winning play about a deaf woman and her teacher, is back on Broadway. Megyn Kelly TODAY welcomes stars Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson, who reveal how R…

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Final 2018 Tonys Eligibility Rulings: Mean Girls Rivals Will Go Head to Head, Cursed Child Score Is Ineligible & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met today for the fourth and final time this season to confirm the eligibility status of ten Broadway productions for the 2018 Tony Awards. The …

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