Saturday, January 12, 2019

NBC Orders New Musical Pilot 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' From FIRST DATE Writer by Stephanie Wild

According to Deadline, NBC has ordered a new pilot, a musical dramedy called Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

First Date Writers to Pen New Musical Comedy Series by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway’s Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner are developing Nobody’s Princess for The CW.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Evolution of Mann *** by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter October 4, 2018:  Musicals about New York singles looking for love in all the right places are not quite as common as plays about aging folks with Alzheimer’s but th…

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Sunday, September 16, 2018

Review: ‘The Last Five Years’ by Montgomery Playhouse by Andra Abramson

The Last Five Years is a modern musical that follows the 5-year romantic relationship between Catherine, an aspiring actress, and Jamie, an aspiring writer, from their first date to the fina…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 3) by JK

Over the past weeks, I began to celebrate the start of my 36th year of going to Broadway shows, by looking at the theaters where I've seen multiple distinct productions. Miss the first part?…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Extra Performances Added to “Homos, Or Everyone in America!” at Finborough Theatre by Blouin Artinfo

Following critical acclaim and with the current run almost sold out, the European premiere of Jordan Seavey’s “Homos, Or Everyone in America” at the Finborough Theatre adds three extra…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

'Sniffing poppers during sex? Such a cliche!' How Homos reinvented gay drama by Ryan Gilbey

Homos, Or Everyone in America is set in an almost quaint pre-Grindr world. Its writer reveals how his funny, provocative drama was inspired by a hate crimeIn the opening scene of Jordan Seav…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Going on a Date With The Boys of PRETTYMUCH by Young Hollywood

Going on a Date With The Boys of PRETTYMUCHEver wondered what it would be like to date the boys of PRETTYMUCH? We find out just that while hanging out with Brandon, Edwin, Austin, Nick, and …

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Review: F*ck Tinder: a love story at Capital Fringe by Marshall Bradshaw

In two years, David Rodwin went out with 120 women. Evidently, that changes a man. F*ck Tinder, Rodwin’s solo show on his dating life, ranges from deep vulnerability to unrestrained boasti…

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The Bold Type Cast Gives The Ultimate Dating Advice by Young Hollywood

The Bold Type Cast Gives The Ultimate Dating Advice"The Bold Type" stars Katie Stevens and Sam Page are hanging out in the Young Hollywood Studio giving out some sage dating advice! Hear the…

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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Cast Announced for the European Premiere of Jordan Seavey’s “Homos, or Everyone in America” by Blouin Artinfo

The cast for the European premiere of Jordan Seavey’s“Homos, or Everyone in America” at the Finborough Theatre, was recently announced. Josh Seymour directs Tyrone Huntley (“The Acad…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Monday, March 12, 2018

Elaine May’s Adult Entertainment from The Klunch, an erudite offshoot from its Cherry Red roots (Review) by Tim Treanor

What do you think of this script for a possible Merchant/Ivory film? Fade in on Melissa, a young, very three-dimensional woman, sitting on a lounge chair in her underwear. Tina, her faithful…

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Review: Dating, Improv and the Apocalypse by Michael Block

By Ed MalinLenny Bruce Is Not Afraid is being presented as part of the 12th annual Frigid Festival.  Mark Levy wrote this piece, which he and Kayla Mason perform.  Kristen Kelm dir…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Friday, January 12, 2018

Lobster review – young love needs more time in a heartfelt two-hander by Lyn Gardner

Theatre 503, London Lucy Foster’s unpolished love story charts the course of a relationship between two women, from first date to breaking upTwo women, known only as K and J, are introduce…

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Krysta Rodriguez to Join Corey Cott in West Side Story at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Krysta Rodriguez will take on the role of Anita alongside Corey Cott as Tony in the upcoming D.C. concert run of West Side Story. Rodriguez replaces the previously announced&nb…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Police: Woman ruined $300K worth of art on date with lawyer by The Associated Press

Authorities say the woman had been drinking on that first date.

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. First Date at Spotlighters Theatre. “‘First Date’ at Spotlighters Theatre is a holiday treat and an adorable piece of theatre…” – Timoth David Copney. RE…

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘First Date’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

When “First Date” premiered on Broadway in 2013, it was panned more than praised.  Which just goes to show you that critics don’t know everything. They can sink a decent show with a l…

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Monday, December 11, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017

Photo Flash: Welcome to Buenos Aires! First Look at EVITA at Asolo Rep by BroadwayWorld

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece EVITA. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes Broadway Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers amp H…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Ana Isabelle and More in Highlights from EVITA at Asolo Rep by BroadwayWorld TV

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece EVITA. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes Broadway Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers amp H…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017

Tim Key review – spilt lager, Poohsticks and an agonising quest for romance by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonHis first standup set in three years works a treat as Key paints a slyly humorous and heavily ironic portrait of midlife disappointmentIt feels both apt and unlikely that…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth to Lead The Real Fairy Godmother TV Pilot by First Date Writers by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway darling and TV veteran Kristin Chenoweth has landed a new TV pilot! The Real Fairy Godmother, starring Chenoweth and written by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (the pair who&nb…

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Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Stars In ABC’s New Pilot The Real Fairy Godmother by Ruthie Fierberg

The TV show helmed by Hairspray Live producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron comes from First Date writers Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring ★★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

There is no doubt that Ria Jones, as Norma Desmond, owns the Curve theatre’s production of Sunset Boulevard that lights into the Edinburgh Playhouse on the first date of its major UK tour.

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Off-Broadway Theater Review: Curvy Widow by Lauren Yarger

Nancy Opel. Photo: T. Charles EricksonCurvy WidowMusic and Lyrics by Drew BrodyBook By Bobby GoldmanChoreography by Marcos SantanaDirected by Peter FlynnWest Side TheatreBy Lauren YargerSay …

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Review: Buried: A New Musical, C Too by Joseph Winer

Tom Williams (Writer/Director) and Cordelia O’Driscoll (Composer) collaborate to create this new musical, a sort of cross between The Last Five Years and Sweeney Todd. The tale tells t…

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