Thursday, September 19, 2019

From Oklahoma! via Cats to Falsettos: My Stagey Week by Philip Dehany

It’s been another crazy busy Stagey week. I moved flats, travelled to Chichester, Kilworth, and Dartford, saw five shows, two cabarets, interviewed nine people and had a very early start o…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Hello, Dolly! Tour Star Carolee Carmello Wants You To Come See the Show Dressed as Dolly by Caitlin Moynihan

Three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello is preparing to descend down the stairs to Harmonia Gardens as Dolly Levi in the national tour of Hello,Dolly!. Taking over the role from former tour…

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Eden Espinosa, Carrie Manolakos, and More Join Concert For America

Elyfer Torres (Betty en NY), Eden Espinosa (Falsettos, Wicked), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia!, Wicked), Allison Smith (Annie), Yuri Sardarov (Chicago Fire), and Pasha Pashkov & Daniella K…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Brooklyn Originals Eden Espinosa, Karen Olivo & Ramona Keller to Reunite for 15th-Anniversary Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

The three original stars of the 2004 Broadway musical Brooklyn will sing out this fall in a one-night reunion concert. The event, a benefit for Covenant House Foundation, will be presented…

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

It's Tour Week on #LiveAtFive! Get to Know the Stars Taking Hello, Dolly!, A Bronx Tale & More on the Road by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects and take quest…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

‘A cast made up of crystal clear singers’: FALSETTOS – The Other Palace ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Intricate but not in-your-face Falsettos is a must-see reminder of human love; and a great example of how moving music can be.

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Review: Falsettos, The Other Palace by Grace Patrick

Review: Falsettos, The Other Palace3.0starsIt’s actually really frustrating to come out of a show like Falsettos, and to feel so very little. Naturally, there’s always going to be that q…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

‘The quality of the on-stage work is undeniable’: FALSETTOS – The Other Palace ★★★★ by Michael Davies

If ever there was a triumph of delivery over content, then this first London production of the New York Jewish musical Falsettos is it.

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

After Controversy, Jewish Theatre Artists In Britain Form Collective To Draft ‘Best Practices ‘Guide by Artsjournal2

A few weeks ago, the group said in an open letter that Jews were not sufficiently represented onstage – or offstage, in production teams – in the theatre in Britain, criticism sparked by…

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‘Elevated by an outrageously good ensemble’: FALSETTOS – The Other Palace by Jonathan Baz

Judging the production at face-value though, Falsettos is well sung, ultra-smart and ultimately gutting. Those who buy a ticket will have plenty to look forward to.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

The Falsettos 'Jewface' row proves how easily the Jewish experience is ignored by David Jays

This West End musical, featuring a barmitzvah and the song Four Jews in a Room Bitching, deserved greater representation – and raises other questions about identity If this summer’s spat…

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What Did Critics Think of Falsettos in London? by Dan Meyer

The James Lapine and William Finn musical makes its U.K. premiere at The Other Palace

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Falsettos review at the Other Palace, London – ‘an effortful staging’ by David Benedict

If Broadway plays are notorious for taking a long time to address contemporary mores, Broadway musicals are slower still. This made the

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Falsettos, The Other Palace review - affecting search for the new normal by Marianka Swain

This ambitious musical tackles the changing forms of family, romance and faith William Finn and James Lapine’s musical – which combines two linked one-acts, March of the Falsettos and Fa…

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Monday, September 2, 2019

With antisemitism on the rise, it is crucial that Jewish people are meaningfully included in telling Jewish stories by Adam Lenson, Adam Lenson

Following a backlash over a UK production of Falsettos, theatre director Adam Lenson explains why there needs to be better representation of Jewish people in the arts

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Today on Broadway: Monday, August 26, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

“Phantom” and “Frozen” Casting, “GMA” and “Falsettos” Controversies, D23 News! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre head…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

FALSETTOS UK Producers Respond To Jewish Representation Criticism

The forthcoming UK premiere of Falsettos was met with criticism this week when a group of Jewish actors and theatremakers spoke out over a lack of Jewish representation in the show's casting.

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Producers respond to Jewish criticism of Falsettos casting by Georgia Snow

Producers of the forthcoming UK premiere of Falsettos have responded to criticism over the lack of Jewish representation in the musical’s cast,

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'Jewface' row: West End musical accused of cultural appropriation by Lanre Bakare

Jewish actors and playwrights criticise Falsettos for using non-Jews to play Jewish roles A West End musical about a Jewish family is at the centre of a row over cultural appropriation, with…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Carmen Cusack, Tony Yazbeck & Harry Hadden-Paton to Headline New Broadway Musical Flying Over Sunset by Andy Lefkowitz

Lincoln Center Theater has announced the upcoming Broadway staging of Flying Over Sunset, a new musical written and directed by James Lapine (Falsettos) and featuring music by Tom Kitt (Nex…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Joel Montague takes over from Matt Cardle in the UK premiere of Falsettos

West End musical theatre performer Joel Montague will be stepping in to the role of Mendel in the upcoming production of the award-winning musical Falsettos at London’s The Other Palace Th…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

To Life (Outside Your Apartment)!: 5 Top Picks for the Week of August 19 to 25 by Paul Wontorek

This week, you’ll find fantastic singers in the clubs and YouTube sensations in the flesh. Here are our top five ways to spend the week of August 19 through 25. MONDAY, AUGUST 19 HE'S …

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Laura Pitt-Pulford on Starring in the U.K. Premiere of Falsettos and What Makes Her Feel Like 'Breaking Down' in Real Life by Matt Wolf

Laura Pitt-Pulford was a 2016 Olivier nominee for her zesty alfresco performance at Regent’s Park in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, but the English performer has cut a distinctive swathe…

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Laura Pitt-Pulford on Starring in the U.K. Premiere of Falsettos and What Makes Her Feel Like 'Breaking Down' in Real Life by Matt Wolf

Laura Pitt-Pulford was a 2016 Olivier nominee for her zesty alfresco performance at Regent’s Park in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, but the English performer has cut a distinctive swathe…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Joel Montague Replaces Matt Cardle in Falsettos at London’s The Other Palace by Andrew Gans

Performances of the William Finn and James Lapine musical begin August 30.

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Joel Montague to play Mendel in UK premiere of Falsettos

It has just been announced that acclaimed London theatre actor Joel Montague will be starring as Mendel in the upcoming highly-anticipated London stage debut of Falsettos. The hit Broadw…

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Joel Montague replaces Matt Cardle in Falsettos by Carly-Ann Clements

As if Tuesdays weren't bad enough, you have to be faced with the news that Matt Cardle has had to pull out of the UK premiere of Falsettos. But it's not all doom and gloom. Replacing Matt wi…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Breaking: Jonathan Groff, Christian Borle, Tammy Blanchard & More Will Star in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Off-Broadway

Tony Award-winning producers Tom Kirdahy, Robert Ahrens, Hunter Arnold, Mickey Liddell, Curt Cronin and John Joseph, have just announced that Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's landmark musical…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Falsettos Star Max von Essen Will Return to Birdland in August by Andrew Gans

The Tony nominee will be joined by Billy Stritch.

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Final casting announced for UK premiere of Falsettos

The two-time Tony Award-winning, ground-breaking musical set to make its UK premiere at London’s The Other Palace from 30 August 2019 has just announced the final casting and the exciteme…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Casting announced for Falsettos at The Other Palace by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Full casting has been announced for the UK Premiere of the award-winning musical Falsettos at The Other Palace. This post Casting announced for Falsettos at The Other Palace …

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