Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Beyond Therapy rises from an early 80s boneyard by Dmitry Samarov

Eclipse Theatre Company can’t resolve the ancient problems with Christopher Durang’s early comedy. Eclipse Theatre Company presents Christopher Durang's badl…

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Friday, June 14, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young to Headline National Tour of First Date by Andy Lefkowitz

Six years after its Broadway premiere, the adorable musical comedy First Date is going on tour. Broadway alums and real-life couple Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young will star in the road producti…

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‘American Idol’ Vets Diana DeGarmo And Ace Young Hit Road With ‘First Date’ Musical Tour by Greg Evans

Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, the real-life couple and American Idol veterans, will star in the national touring production of First Date, the 2013 Broadway musical comedy. The tour and cast …

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American Idol’s Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young to Headline First Date National Tour by Adam Hetrick

The real-life couple, who met while appearing together in the Broadway revival of Hair, will co-star in the first national tour that’s set to launch in fall 2020.

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Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young To Lead FIRST DATE National Tour

BroadwayWorld has learned that that Broadway Stars and real-life couple Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young will headline the First National Tour of the musical comedy First Date. Although DeGarmo a…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Raúl Esparza to Star in Reading of New Musical Galileo with Powerhouse Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Vassar & New York Stage and Film has announced a star-packed reading of the new musical Galileo, based on the life of the renowned scientist. Four-time Tony nominee Raúl Esparza (Compa…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon breathe fresh air into Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune: EW review by Leah Greenblatt

The first thing you learn in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune: Even Audra McDonald’s orgasms are musical. The classically trained soprano and six-time Tony Award winner enters the …

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Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Starring Audra McDonald & Michael Shannon, Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune officially opens on May 30 at the Broadhurst Theatre. Arin Arbus directs the production…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Allyson Currin’s Sooner/Later. A funny, brutally honest look at love, family, and loss by Ben Demers

Playwright Allyson Currin’s poignant new work Sooner/Later captures the messy reality of relationships and family in a funny and brutally honest way. From the crushing awkwardness of a fir…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Here's a First Look at Audra McDonald & Michael Shannon in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune by Lindsey Sullivan

Towering talents Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon are back on Broadway this spring in Terrence McNally's two-hander Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Six-time Tony winner McDonald p…

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First Look: Frankie and Johnny by Broadway Direct

In this new Broadway production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon, two of the most acclaimed actors of their generation, bring the bruised dream…

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Starring Audra McDonald & Michael Shannon, Begins Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune begins preview performances at the Broadhurst Theatre on May 4. Arin Arbus directs the …

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Review: Love Bites, Hard, in ‘The Pain of My Belligerence’ by Ben Brantley

Halley Feiffer stars opposite Hamish Linklater in her new comedy of anguish, which begins with a memorably chilling first date.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Meet Broadway Couple Jenny Jules and Ralph Brown! by Monroe George

What would you do if, upon walking in on your first date, you saw your date as a sixty-year-old woman Would you turn and run, or would you tell her you saw your future The Ferryman's Ralph B…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Band's Visit's George Abud Set for World Premiere August Rush Musical Directed by John Doyle by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for August Rush, a new musical adaptation of the beloved 2007 film, making its world premiere at Aurora, Illinois' Paramount Theatre this spring. The previously announced pro…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Daniel Abrahamson’s First Date by Jk Clarke

          by Sheila Watko   With the talent of a seasoned Broadway composer and the optimistic charm of an artist making it in New York City, Toronto-based composer and lyricist Daniel…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

See The Bachelor’s Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph Celebrate First Date at Frozen by Marc J. Franklin

The new couple joined Patti Murin and the company of the hit Disney musical March 14.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

What Did Jeremy Jordan Sing to His Now-Wife On Their First Date? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares writing advice from Arthur Laurents, scoop from his concert with Jeremy Jordan, and more.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘First Date: A Musical Comedy’ at Other Voices Theatre by John Bozeman

First dates, especially in the age of the internet, can be a nerve-wracking experience. What will the other person be like? What if I say something stupid? Should I google them beforehand? W…

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

‘Diversions add humour, reflection & profundity’: BINAURAL DINNER DATE – Rich Mix by Laura Kressly

It’s that self-conscious laughter in Binaural Dinner Date that arises from the artifice of a first date and the things we are asked to do/share, but there are several diversions that add h…

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Friday, February 15, 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day from the Stars of Pretty Woman! See Their Hot Tips, Celeb Crushes, Pickup Lines & More by Paul Wontorek

Witches and wizards may reign supreme, but proof that Broadway is still for lovers can be found every night at the Nederlander Theatre, where Pretty Woman has become a favorite for audiences…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

“The Choir of Man” at Sydney Opera House by Blouinartinfo

“The Choir of Man” is a touring show comprising nine performers with robust voices horsing around musically in a friendly pub. The show will premiere at the Sydney Opera House from March…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

‘Could have been an interesting take on the subject of consent’: GREYSCALE – Vault Festival ★★★ by Jonathan Baz

In the #MeToo era Madeleine Gould and Joel Samuels have written what could have been an interesting take on the subject of consent. A too short two-hander immerses the small audience into mo…

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Review: ‘First Date’ by Other Voices Theatre by Terri Magers

Anyone who has ever been on a blind date knows the nerve-wracking anxiety that usually goes with it. “What will my date be like? Will we have anything to talk about? Will we be compatible?…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Couples In Theatre 2019: Love Under New Management?the Art of Artistic Partnerships

by Lauren Spencer February is a month for lovers. (At least that is what the greeting card companies invite us to believe.) However, beyond the commodification of partnership, there?s an ex…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

"Message in a Bottle" - When love hurts by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne HarrisonMany solo shows have more than a whiff of the psychiatrist's couch about them.  And since much art springs from the struggles of the artists, that can be expected. …

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Audra McDonald & Michael Shannon to Star in Broadway Revival of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune by Andy Lefkowitz

Four-time Tony winner Terrence McNally's acclaimed two-hander Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune is returning to Broadway. Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will star alongside To…

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Pondering Some Alternatives Facts About This Year's "LaBute New Theater Festival" by Broadwayandme

Transgression—social, sexual and otherwise—has been the bread and butter of Neil LaBute’s career. It might be the downfall of it too. Last year, allegations about some unidentified mis…

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