Monday, May 25, 2015

Critique of the Week

“IRIS” BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL Don Shirley – LA Stage Watch The opening of Cirque du Soleil’s astonishing new Iris at the Kodak Theatre raises a self-serving but inevitable q…

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Musical Theatre Missed Connections

I have a pet peeve and I need to vent! If you’ve ever been to a reading of a new musical, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Here’s the scenario: As people arrive for the musical re…

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Some Enchanted Evenings: An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Is an Overwhelming Joyous, Intimate Affair

She couldn’t make it any clearer, really: Patti LuPone would prefer that you not cry for her. And yet on the night The Observer saw An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin last …

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Theater Review: A Slightly Intimidating Evening With Patti and Mandy

Together for the first time since Evita.

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Metropolita(i)n Revue to Be Preserved with Cast Recording by Andy Propst

Christophe Mirambeau, Ken Bloom, and Barry Kleinbort's revue Meotrpolita(i)n, which played the Laurie Beechman Theatre earlier this month, will be preserved with an original cast recording. …

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Review: Apple Cove by Sandy Macdonald

Lynn Rosen's absurdist comedy gets a first-rate production at the Women's Project.

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LOMBARDI hosts the 1991 New York Giants’ Super Bowl Trophy March 15-20 – and an opportunity to meet the players! by Kguiod

From March 15-20, the Broadway show LOMBARDI will host the 1991 New York Giants Super Bowl Trophy in the lower lobby of the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street west of Broadway)Also th…

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Zelda's Back

Director Zelda Fichandler returns to Arena Stage with Awake and Sing!

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Look at Me, I'm on TV! By: Michael Portantiere

Judges Kathleen Marshall, Jim Jacobs, and David Ian talk about the process of finding two new Broadway stars via the TV program Grease: You're the One That I Want.

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Tom Stoppard: "It's All Onstage" in The Coast of Utopia; Julie Andrews at Kid's Night; Singles Anyone?; Busy Monday with the Hall of Fame, Nightlife Awards, Rockers for BC/EFA, Vineyard's 25th Anniversary; More
By Ellis Nassour

Stoppard discusses how he was drawn to his trilogy; theater ambassador Julie Andrews; Singles Night on Broadway; Busy Monday, January 29th with an induction, honors and benefits.

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Evita doesn t work unless the leads can conquer the score mightily – an element missing in this revival.

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Reviewed by: David Finkle

Frank Langella and Michael Sheen give bravura performances in the best play of the year.

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Tue, September 30 thru Sun, October 19 @ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presented by John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony-…

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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Join Conversation with Michael Cerveris by Lauren Yarger

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadwayworld.comInvite You and A Guestto a Conversations on BroadwayQ&A withMichael Cerveris (2015 Tony Nomination forBest Performance by an…

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Interview: Liz Callaway on Judy Garland and How She Was Born to Do Sondheim Shows by Jose Solis

Ever since making her debut in Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Liz Callaway has made a name for herself as one of Broadway’s very best. From Evita to Cats, she has starred in s…

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Show People with Paul Wontorek Interview: Michael Cerveris of FUN HOME, SWEENEY TODD, EVITA & More by

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Patti LuPone is Unrecognizable in PENNY DREADFUL Guest Role! by TV News Desk

Two-time Tony Award winner, Patti LuPone American Horror Story, Life Goes On, Evita, Gypsy, captivates this week's episode of PENNY DREADFUL in a special guest appearance on Sunday, May 17 a…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

He Never Shall Yield: Earl Carpenter Returns to Les Miserables on Broadway by

Do not forget his name! Earl Carpenter will return to the Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s Les Miserables as Javert on May 12. He replaces Will Swen…

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

‘Chess’ at Kensington Arts Theatre by Anne Vandercook

Rock musicals have engaged audiences in the US and abroad for over 50 years. Coming to prominence in the late 60’s the genre hit its stride in the 70’s and 80’s with classics like the …

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Photo Special: Celebrating the High Flying Adored Leading Ladies of Broadway’s Evita by Matthew Blank, Joseph Marzullo

Eva Peron, the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952, was born on this date in 1919. We thought it would be a great time to look back at some of the stellar women who have played Eva on …

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Audra McDonald, Your Tardiness Is Excused by Sarah B. Roberts

We were supposed to see Audra McDonald at Carnegie Hall on December 12, 2014.  Unfortunately, she postponed due to a work conflict.  We finally saw her on Wednesday night, Apr…

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Watch Audra McDonald Belt Out Evita’s “Rainbow High” at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

Audra McDonald, who won a record-breaking sixth Tony Award for her performance in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill in 2014, offered a solo concert April 29 at Carnegie Hall.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald Performs 'Rainbow High' from EVITA at Carnegie Hall by Stage Tube

Audra McDonaldbrought her Broadway prowess to Carnegie Hall last night, April 29, 2015 and performed 'Rainbow High' from Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA -- a role she first took on at the age of…

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Monday, April 27, 2015

Voila! An American in Paris' Max von Essen Is's Next Vlogger by Ryan McPhee

He’s the man we love! An American in Paris standout Max von Essen is grabbing a camera as’s latest vlogger. Look out for the new series ‘S Wonderful: Backstage…

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

BWW Interview: Carman Napier Talks Bringing EVITA Back to New York with the Gallery Players by Anna Bencivengo

Napier recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her history with EVITA, the pressures of playing an iconic role and historical figure, her favorite moments in the show, and much more. Check…

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Carman Napier, Dale Sampson and Jonathan Mesisca Lead EVITA, Opening Tonight at Gallery Players by BroadwayWorld

The Gallery Players announces EVITA, the final musical of their 48th Season. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, this epic musical is directed by Mark Harborth Rent, Dr…

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Intimate Evita Rocks Brooklyn Starting Tonight by Andrew Gans

The Gallery Players production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony-winning Evita plays the Brooklyn venue April 25-May 17.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Happy Birthday, Doll! 25 Videos of Patti LuPone’s Best Belting Moments! by Playbill Staff

Two-time Tony Award-winning Evita and Gypsy star Patti LuPone celebrates her birthday April 21.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

VIDEO: FUNNY OR DIE Spoofs Madonna's HAMILTON Texting Debacle with EVITA Tune by BroadwayWorld

Inspired by reports of Madonna's incessant texting at The Public Theatre's Hamilton on April 18 that resulted in the pop star being disinvited backstage by the show's creator Lin-Manuel Mira…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Elaine Paige on Her Farewell Concert Film, Nicole Scherzinger in Cats & Keeping Her Costumes by Ryan McPhee

Elaine Paige is often referred to as the First Lady of British Musical Theater, having originated such iconic roles as Eva Peron in Evita and Grizabella in Cats. But now—50 y…

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