Saturday, May 26, 2018

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed by BroadwayWorld

Today, Saturday, May 19th, BroadwayWorld is going behind the scenes of WAITRESS on our Instagram

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Memorial Service for Broadway's Jan Maxwell to Be Held at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

A memorial service for beloved five-time Tony Award-nominated actress Jan Maxwell will be held on June 4 from 3:00-5:00pm at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Maxwell …

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

“The Will Rogers Follies” at the Goodspeed Opera House; East Haddam, CT by Richard Seff

The Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut, rises majestically over the Connecticut River. Its mission is to take popular musicals from the past, dust them off, and shape them up …

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Simon Tait: The real villain in Central’s diversity row is not its principal but the school system by Simon Tait

The shellacking that Quentin Letts received for his Daily Mail review of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich,

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Take a Look at Follies at Astoria Performing Arts Center by Hannah Vine

The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical runs May 3–26.

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"Dugudus exposes Posters in Fight" at Point Ephemere, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

This May will bring a week of looking back at history and how it can repeat itself.We go back to 1968 and recall how it all began with a student occupation of Nanterre University in Paris. T…

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Follies (second viewing) by Wendy Caster

When I wrote my first review of  the fabulous APAC production of Follies, I was short on details. Then someone on the often-infuriating but also often-invaluable All That Chat…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

An Intimate Production of Sondheim's Follies Rises in Queens by Adam Hetrick

Astoria Performing Arts Center takes on one of the most ambitious works in musical theatre history as it says farewell to its current home and looks toward its future.

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Follies by Wendy Caster

How much did I enjoy the APAC production of Follies? I've already purchased my ticket to see it again.APAC (Astoria Performing Arts Center) has an excellent reputation and many awards, as we…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies by Joel Benjamin

Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s two Alice books and cleverly choreographed by Keith Michael, the "Follies" was preceded by Byer’s usual pre-show, uplifting audience-participation talk on the…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Bob O’Hare Glistens and Gleams at Don’t Tell Mama by Sandi Durell

      By Myra Chanin   Bob O’Hare grew up in New Jersey, attended a Catholic High School and College and then, thought he’d always been interested in musical theater…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Something old, something new: UK premiere of @hadestown & return of #Follies are @NationalTheatre highlights

Singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown arrives at the National Theatre prior to a Broadway run in 2019, followed by the Olivier Award-winning revival of Sondheim & Goldman’s Folli…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Married Stars Erin Dilly & Stephen R. Buntrock to Star in Meet Me in St. Louis at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

The Muny has announced the parental powerhouse that will lead the St. Louis outdoor theater’s closing centennial-season production, Meet Me in St. Louis. Tony nominee Erin Dilly will s…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Talking About Desperate Measures with Will Shakespeare on His Birthday by Lauren Yarger

The cast of Desperate Measures at the York. Photo: Carol RoseggWill in the WestPeter Kellogg sat down with playwright William Shakespeare on April 23rd, his 454thBirthday, to ask him about h…

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Tony Winner Cady Huffman Makes Jazzy Broadway Return in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning supertalent Cady Huffman returns to Broadway on April 23, taking on the role of Matron "Mama" Morton in long-running hit Chicago. Huffman succeeds Valerie Simpson, who…

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Dates announced for Follies and Hadestown at National Theatre by Carly-Ann Clements

Did you miss the Olivier Award-winning run of Follies at the National Theatre last year? Well, put those regrets behind you because you'll have another chance. The post Dates announced for F…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Exclusive: Get A First Look At THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed Musicals by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed's THEWill RogersFOLLIES Telling the life story of humoristWill Rogers, the Tony-Award winning musical features a book byPeter Stone, lyrics byBett…

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National Theatre Will Welcome Return of Follies, Plus Exit the King, Hadestown, Pericles, and More by Andrew Gans

Hadestown will play the National before moving to Broadway in 2019.

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NEWS: National Theatre season features UK premiere of Anaïs Mitchell musical & Patrick Marber version of Exit the King by Press Releases

Details have been released of the National Theatre’s season from May to September 2018. Highlights include the Uk premiere of Hadestown, with music, lyrics and book by Anaïs Mitchell, the…

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Dates for return of National Theatre’s Follies confirmed by Matthew Hemley

Dates for the return of Stephen Sondheim musical Follies have been confirmed, with the production running in the Olivier Theatre from February

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Goodspeed Updates 'Will Rogers Follies' — Rope Tricks And All — For A New Age by Christopher Arnott

Here’s how “The Will Rogers Follies” ropes you in. The boisterous bio-musical, with a bouncy score by Cy Coleman and snappy lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green was a Tony-winning B…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tony Winner Cady Huffman Will Return to Broadway in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Cady Huffman is headed back to Broadway with jazz shoes on. The Tony-winning super talent will take on the role of Matron "Mama" Morton in long-running hit Chicago beginning on Apr…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Musical director Nicholas Skilbeck: ‘I felt more involved in shaping the Tina Turner musical than any other show I’ve done’ by Nick Smurthwaite

One of the West End’s most in-demand musical directors, Nicholas Skilbeck’s recent work includes Follies and the new show based on the life

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Cast of 26 Announced for Follies at Astoria Performing Arts Center by Adam Hetrick

The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical will be the final production in the company’s home for the last decade.

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Hamilton wins seven Olivier Awards, Girl From the Country & Follies nab two apiece

HAMILTON was the night's biggest winner at this year's Olivier Awards, taking home seven prizes in total including Best New Musical. But in the performance categories, it split down the midd…

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Hamilton Sweeps 2018 Olivier Awards; Angels in America Wins Best Revival by

Winners have been announced for the 2018 Olivier Awards, honoring the best in West End theater. Hamilton won seven awards including Best New Musical, a win for lead Giles Terera as Aaro…

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‘Scintillating & uproariously funny’: THE FANTASTIC FOLLIES OF MRS RICH – Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon ★★★★ by Anne Cox

It is Sophie Stanton’s powerful and radiant turn in the title role which dominates Jo Davis’ scintillating and uproariously funny production of The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich.

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A Guide to the 2018 Olivier Awards: How You Can Tune In Worldwide! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's biggest night might not arrive until June 10, but the best of London Theatre will be celebrated tonight at The Olivier Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall. This year's big nomine…

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Daily Mail's Quentin Letts accused of 'racist attitude' in theatre review by Haroon Siddique

Royal Shakespeare Company directors condemn remarks on ‘miscasting’ of Leo WringerThe Royal Shakespeare Company has accused the Daily Mail’s Quentin Letts of a “blatantly racist atti…

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