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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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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