Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Elf Actor Michael Mandell Has Died

Mandell played the Macy's Store Manager in the Broadway production of the musical, among other credits.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Review: The illusions we build for ourselves. Round House Theatre’s Homebound, Part 9, “Refuge” by Kelly McCorkendale

Homebound’s episode nine “Refuge” begins with poetry. And dance—the hazy figure of a woman in her living room moving to the sound of her own voice as the camera cuts to Maboud pullin…

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An Update from LA STAGE Alliance by LA Stage Alliance

Due to the economic impact of COVID-19, LA STAGE Alliance is implementing measures to ensure the financial stability of the company. The post An Update from LA STAGE Alliance appeared first …

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Hamilton review – Broadway hit is now a breathtaking screen sensation by Arifa Akbar

Disney+Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical is smart, witty, funky and leaves us reflecting on America’s past and future Hamilton was hailed as revolutionary theatre in 2015, with its rapping 18…

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VIDEO: Alanis Morissette Releases Video For 'Smiling' Featuring Elizabeth Stanley and JAGGED LITTLE PILL Cast

Today, seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette debuted a video of her exclusive remix of 'Smiling' by DJ/producer, Bil Bless.

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Watch Alanis Morissette and the Cast of Broadway’s Jagged Little Pill in New Music Video for ‘Smiling’ by Ryan McPhee

The song is one of two the Grammy winner wrote specifically for the new musical.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Tonight on the Livestream: Broadway Veteran and Change Agent, Asmeret Ghebremichael

We are back, people! Tonight, we kick off the new weekly format of The Producer’s Perspective LIVE! with my friend and uber-talented theatermaker, Asmeret Ghebremichael. For the last 20 ye…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Asmeret Ghebremichael Speaks on Tokenism, Microaggressions, and Charges Broadway to make a Change by Marshall Mabry Iv

Asmeret Ghebremichael is known to many as a veteran in the theatre community with a career spanning over 20 years with credits on Broadway and West End. She has been seen in the original com…

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Friday, May 8, 2020

On digital: Little Women / Onward

Greta Gerwig’s Little Women comes up a little short; Pixar’s latest sends elf brother on a quest with half a dad

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone : The Cast by JK

This charming little musical was all the more charming because of its thoroughly stellar cast. The talent on this roster of the original Broadway cast is mind-boggling. Not just chock full o…

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone: The Creative Team by JK

This week as we take a look back at what the creative team of April's Musical of the Month, we'll find some familiar names, and others who haven't been heard from since the show closed. As …

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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 …

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Big The Musical Stars Jay McGuiness & Kimberley Walsh to Reunite in Sleepless in Seattle Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Jay McGuiness and Kimberley Walsh, the talented stars who fell in love nightly in the West End premiere of Big the Musical, will let sparks fly again this spring in a world premiere musical …

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Broadway Inspirational Voices Releases New Video of 'The Lady's Improving' from THE PROM

BIV continues celebrating 25 years with more new music and another BOW offering, now in its 3rd season. The creative team of composer Matthew Sklar and lyricist Chad Beguelin (Elf the Musica…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Toby Jones: 'Actors talking about acting? It makes you scream!' by Andrew Dickson

He’s played everything from an elf in Harry Potter to Truman Capote and a harassed coach driver. Now, Jones is taking on Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Just don’t call it the role of a lifetim…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Ali the Magic Elf review at Tron Theatre, Glasgow – ‘has a deceptive simplicity’ by David Pollock

Running alongside its all-singing, all-dancing and intensely enjoyable gender reversal panto for older audiences Cinderfella, Glasgow’s ever-dependable Tron Theatre is also staging

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Friday, December 13, 2019

Pecsmas review – celebrate Christmas with John Travulva by Ella Braidwood

The Yard, LondonA seasonal revue from the drag king collective Pecs is filthy, funny, full of festive hits and wrapped in shiny hotpants Below a shimmering disco ball, four drag kings circle…

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Elf on the Shelf is mostly for kids, but a new musical promises fun for grown-ups, too by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Director of new Christmas show has a history with elves: He also directed the tour of "Elf: The Musical."

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Catherine Brunell Joins Mean Girls, Replaces Company-Bound Jennifer Simard by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-nominated musical Mean Girls welcomes stage alum Catherine Brunell to the production on December 11. She takes over the roles of Mrs. Heron/Ms. Norbury/Mrs. George from Tony nomine…

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Skivvies, alt-cabaret duo, undress to impress for 'I Touch My Elf' holiday show by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

Alt-cabaret act known for stripping to undies combines pop songs with holiday tunes for "I Touch My Elf"

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VIDEO: Watch Norm Lewis, Beth Leavel & More Preview Upcoming Shows at Feinstein's/54 Below!

Earlier today, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf The Musical, 42nd Street); Tony nominee Norm Lewis (Sweeney Todd, The Gershwin…

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#TBT: Vintage Playbill: A Christmas Story: November 2012 by JK

I was at a distinct disadvantage when I saw A Christmas Story: The Musical. I had never seen A Christmas Story: The Movie! The good news is, the musical was wonderful, and though I may not h…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

See Jonah Platt, Michael Cerveris, Natalie Joy Johnson, and More Strip Down With the Skivvies in I Touch My Elf at Joe's Pub by Nathan Skethway

The popular undergarment-clad band also welcomed Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Natalie Weiss, and more.

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VIDEOS: Michael Cerveris, Jonah Platt, and More Join The Skivvies For I TOUCH MY ELF at Joe's Pub

The Skivvies brought their holiday show I TOUCH MY ELF back to Joe's Pub on December 3.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Eleanor's Very Merry Christmas Wish offers families a sweet holiday outing by Kerry Reid

A rag doll yearns for a forever friend in this new musical. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer's Dolly isn't the only rag doll hoping for a forever home. In Eleanor'…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

They Met at Theater Camp! Broadway's Michael James Scott Celebrates the Ultimate Broadway Wedding by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael James Scott, a former Genie of Disney's Aladdin and a Broadway.com vlogger, was recently married to filmmaker Jeremy Merrifield—and their wedding was a who's who of Broadway. The …

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

THE SEASON Wolsey, Ipswich & then Northampton by Libby Purves and Friends

A BIG APPLE ROMANCE WITH CRUNCH        How romantic New York is to the British heart!  From Superman to Friends we seem to know it,  from Elf and 34th Street (not to mention the Pogues…

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Friday, November 8, 2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Michael Cerveris, Matt Doyle, More, to Join Select Performances of The Skivvies' I Touch My Elf Tour by Dan Meyer

The undies-clad duo take their show on the road this holiday season with Broadway favorites.

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