Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Sunday, October 25, 2020

Bubble review – tetchy, tender tale of love under lockdown by Arifa Akbar

Nottingham PlayhouseIn James Graham’s Covid romcom, a couple who have just met decide to quarantine together, while in a parallel narrative they face isolation alone The playwright James G…

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Russian Sequel To Broadway Musical Raises Copyright Concerns by Marc Hershberg

Lovers of the Broadway musical 'First Date' will need to brush up on their Russian to watch the sequel.

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Review Roundup: FIRST DATE Starring Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin, Streaming Now!

Lambert Jackson Productions and Crazy Coqs recently opened a virtual production of the Broadway musical First Date. Dean Johnson directs Samantha Barks (Casey), Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Man …

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Review: First Date, Lambert Jackson and Crazy Coqs Online by Olivia Kiely

Review: First Date, Lambert Jackson and Crazy Coqs Online3.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesWhen writing a musical about a first date, there’s a lot of source material you can pull from.…

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‘Quirky, knowing, endearingly awkward, innovative & inventive’: FIRST DATE – Crazy Coqs (Online review) by Louise Penn

A Broadway musical turned streamed extravaganza, First Date is a co-production from Lambert Jackson and Crazy Coqs and features an awkward encounter between Jewish Aaron (Simon Lipkin) and a…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin Star in Virtual Production of First Date Beginning October 22 by Andrew Gans

Dean Johnson directs the production, filmed at London's Crazy Coqs.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Wake Up With BWW 10/14: INTIMATE APPAREL And FLYING OVER SUNSET Set Fall Return, and More!

Today's top stories: Lincoln Center sets a fall return for Flying Over Sunset and Intimate Apparel, first look at First Date with Samantha Barks & Simon Lipkin, and more!

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

VIDEO: First Look at Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin in FIRST DATE

Lambert Jackson Productions and Crazy Coqs will present a virtual production of the Broadway musical First Date. Get a first look at the production in this new preview!

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

VIDEO: Samantha Barks Sings 'Safer' From FIRST DATE

Lambert Jackson Productions and Crazy Coqs will present a virtual production of the Broadway musical First Date. The production will be filmed at Crazy Coqs, then made available for strea…

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: Zachary Levi Makes Us Happy with a Ryan Scott Oliver Tune

Happy Birthday to Broadway vet, TV star and film superhero Zachary Levi! The Tony nominated charming actor made us swoon on Broadway as Georg in She Loves Me and made his Broadway debut oppo…

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Broadway Records to Release World Premiere Recording of SECONDHAND LIONS

Broadway Records announced today the release of the world premiere recording of Secondhand Lions, a new musical with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (First Date) and a bo…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

‘It’s a show that can make you belly laugh one minute & cry the next’: Dean Johnson is busy staging digital production First Date by Emma Clarendon

Director Dean Johnson chats to Emma Clarendon about creating digital theatre and directing a digital production First Date, set to star Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin star in First Date musical online by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin lead the cast of Broadway musical First Date which is to be presented online in October 2020. This post Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin star i…

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Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin Will Star in Virtual Production of First Date Musical by Andrew Gans

Dean Johnson will direct the production, which will be filmed at London's Crazy Coqs.

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Crazy Coqs Virtual Production Of FIRST DATE Will Star Samantha Barks and Simon Lipkin

Lambert Jackson Productions and Crazy Coqs today announce a virtual production of the Broadway musical First Date. Dean Johnson directs Samantha Barks (Casey), Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Man #2), …

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Samantha Barks to Headline Virtual Production of Musical First Date

Barks will star alongside Simon Lipkin.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for The Addams Family by Character by Performerstuff

The Best Audition Song Suggestions for The Addams Family by Character Written by Tiffany Wilkie Updated July 22, 2020 You’ve got an audition coming up! Better check out these songs a…

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Look Back at Krysta Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, and More in First Date on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical comedy opened at the Longacre Theatre August 8, 2013.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Strong Monologues From Everyday Superheroes by Performerstuff

Strong Monologues From Everyday Superheroes Written by: Amanda Grace June 22nd 2020 Heroism isn’t all capers and capes. Here everyday superheroes exploring what it means to fight for…

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Living Room Concerts: Zheng Xi Yong and Joreen Bautista Sing 'First Date/Last Night' From DOGFIGHT

In today's Living Room Concert, we've got another fantastic duet for you! Zheng Xi Yong and Joreen Bautista join forces to sing 'First Date/Last Night' from the musical Dogfight - watch t…

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Showrunner Austin Winsberg Is Bringing a Weekly Dose of Broadway to NBC by Diep Tran

Austin Winsberg may currently be working in television, but he will have you know that he is a big theater nerd. Winsberg, the showrunner for NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, also w…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Beyond the heartbreak hotel by Salem Collo-Julin

Four places where relationships sunk Let’s face it, only a few of us have relationships that call for a complete stranger installing a plaque at the site wher…

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Tony Nominee Zachary Levi to Star in Movie Musical Undercover from Jagged's Diablo Cody by Andy Lefkowitz

Zachary Levi, leading man of Broadway musicals and screen comedies, has signed on to headline the new musical comedy film Undercover, according to Deadline. Oscar winner Diablo Cody, book wr…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tony Nominee Zachary Levi to Star Movie Musical Undercover from Jagged's Diablo Cody by Andy Lefkowitz

Zachary Levi, leading man of Broadway musicals and screen comedies, has signed on to headline the new musical comedy film Undercover, according to Deadline. Oscar winner Diablo Cody, book wr…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Odds & Ends: First Date Writers at Work on Musical TV Series Nobody's Princess & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. First Date Writers at Work on Musical TV Series Nobody's Princess Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, the song…

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Amazon to Develop Musical Comedy NOBODY'S PRINCESS From FIRST DATE Duo

Amazon is set to develop the musical comedy, Nobody's Princess, which puts a contemporary spin on classic fairytale princesses, according to Deadline.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Dee Roscioli, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, and More Join 54 SINGS DOLLY PARTON

Dee Roscioli (Wicked, The Cher Show), Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Smokey Joe's Café), Ben Clark (The Circus in Winter, Skin and Bones), Gregory Driscoll (Fab The Duo), Victoria Huston-Elem (Findi…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

ABC Nabs Musical Dramedy Duet from First Date & Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist Writers by Andy Lefkowitz

A new high-concept musical soap is being developed by ABC. The series, titled Duet, is penned by Austin Winsberg, Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, creators of the Broadway musical First Date…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Gossip Alert! We Caught the King Kong Puppet and the Audrey II Puppet Getting Steamy at a Diner by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - Rumors and romance swung through the Great White Way last night after paparazzi snapped a pic of the King Kong Puppet - last seen as the titu…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Conference Call: Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young: "DnA - The Music That Makes Us" at Birdland by Adam Rothenberg

I interviewed Diana DeGarmo this past summer when she was performing in Quilt, A Musical Celebration as part of Stonewall 50/World Pride 2019. I am thrilled that she answered my call again …

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