Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Best Songs From Best Scores: 1990 - 1991 by JK

Today, we begin a new series, Best Songs From Best Scores, in which we take a look at the numbers from a season's Best Original Score Tony nominees. Of course, "best" is in the eye ear of t…

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Martha Swope by JK

One of my favorite things as a theater fan is looking at show photos. They are all truly art. These days, if you look at the credit under the picture, you'll likely see names like Joan Marcu…

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 8 - 14 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 8 - 14 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   June 10, 1982: Transferring from off-Broadway, Torch Song Trilogy  opened at The Little Theatre (renamed The Hele…

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Monday, May 31, 2021

#110 – Amos Wolff – FOLLIES, CHICAGO, GIGI / Equity Therapy Therapist by Automatic Episode Import

Amos Wolff / @amoswolff When Amos Wolff made his Broadway debut at the young age of 25 in Follies, h

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Monday, May 24, 2021

COMING ALIVE AGAIN: Back To Before by Goodspeed Musicals

CHRISTIANE NOLL: COMING ALIVE AGAIN Streaming on demand May 9 - 30 Tickets at: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/coming-alive-again Fourteen months of quarantine, a Broadway shut down, a ro…

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Leading Ladies of the West End Interview For Performers Stuff Pro Series: Part 2 Keeping Your Voice Healthy & Great Acting Tips by Performerstuff

Leading Ladies of the West End Interview For Performers Stuff Pro Series: Part 2 Keeping Your Voice Healthy & Great Acting Tips Written by: Mark Pawsey May 13th, 2021 Performer Stu…

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

COMING ALIVE AGAIN: Before the Parade Passes By by Goodspeed Musicals

CHRISTIANE NOLL: COMING ALIVE AGAIN Streaming on demand May 9 - 30 Tickets at: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/coming-alive-again Fourteen months of quarantine, a Broadway shut down, a ro…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Broadway Games: Sondheim Lyrics by JK

Broadway Games: Sondheim Lyrics Do you fancy yourself a real Sondheim fan? This week, put your devotion (and knowledge) to the test! Can you name the Sondheim song and show from the lyrics …

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 12 by Performerstuff

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 12 Written by: Christiaan Abbott April 29, 2021 Performer Stuff continues with episode 12 of the podcast “…

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Lillian Walker: A Woman Named “Dimples” by Trav S.D.

Some brief tribute today to silent movie star Lillian Walker (Lillian Wolke, 1887-1975). Brooklyn native Walker was an artists’ model and chorus girl in the Follies of 1910 when Stuart Bla…

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Celebrate 50 Years of Follies on Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Broadway might still be shut down, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. On this we…

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

The Ghosts of Theater Past: ‘Follies’ Celebrates 50th Anniversary by Matthew Wexler

This April marks the 50th anniversary of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's "Follies." Here's a look at some of our favorite moments from the musical. The post The Ghosts of Theater Past: …

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

S1/Ep6: ANGIE SCHWORER AND HER BOYS by Elizabeth Wheless

Jack and Brendon have a true Broadway legend gracing the Again From The Top airwaves this week. The one and only Angie Schworer is here! Angie is a Broadway veteran of over 10 Broadway shows…

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Urgent Parody update - Despite a gazillion (rough estimate) similarities with Paul Zindel's play, "Shape of Water" is exonerated. What is the effect by Fred Landau

 Urgent Parody update - and if anything can be called a parody emergency, this could be it:   Despite a gazillion (very rough estimate) coincidental similarities with Paul Zindel's play, "…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, April 5, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Broadway Reopens… Kind of, AEA Announces New Protocols, ‘Follies’ 50th Anniversary “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines …

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

To join the celebration of the 50th birthday of FOLLIES by Fred Landau

To join the celebration of the 50th birthday of FOLLIES -  both of these done by approval and arrangement with then-publisher Carlin America.  "I'm Still Queer" - This got into Michael M…

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Celebrate 50 Years of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies With These Historic Photos by Marc J. Franklin

The original Broadway production of the beloved musical opened at the Winter Garden Theatre April 4, 1971.

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

April 3: Follies at 50 tomorrow, and New York’s theatrical return that began yesterday by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post April 3: Follies at 50 tomorrow, and New York’s theatrical return that began yesterday first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

Today on Broadway: Thursday, April 1, 2021 by Ashley Steves

Broadway Barks Comes Back Virtually, Christopher Jackson Joins Signature’s “After Midnight,” “Follies” At 50 “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitt…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

What Makes ‘Follies’ a Classic? 7 Answers and 1 Big Problem. by Jesse Green

Fifty years ago, Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman exploded the Broadway “concept” musical by conjuring the bittersweet reunion of aging showgirls.

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Casting a ‘Follies’ of the Future, With Beyoncé and Ben Platt by Jesse Green and Scott Heller

In the 50 years since the musical’s debut, revivals and concerts have served its great songs to great stars. Who’d be our Broadway babies 25 years from now?

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‘Follies’ Was My First Broadway Show. 50 Years Later, I Remember It All. by Ben Brantley

On a thrilling trip to New York, a 16-year-old budding critic learned that the insistent optimism of musical theater was a beautiful lie.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Interview: How Gloria Swanson and Marlene Dietrich, Not Dolly Parton, Inspired the Follies Poster

Designer David Edward Byrd discusses the evolution of his now-iconic design.

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This Week in Broadway History: March 30 - April 5 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 30 - April 5 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   March 30, 1898: The Ibsen classic Hedda Gabler premiered on Broadway. March 30, 2000: The 2000 Tony-winning…

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Monday, March 29, 2021

Memories of Follies at 50, With Original Stars Michael Misita, Kurt Peterson, and Marti Rolph

Three of the original "Young" counterparts look back on a now-historic production.

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Monday, March 22, 2021

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Kyle Taylor Parker On Broadway Soul, Vol 2 by Kyle Taylor Parker

The Kinky Boots star dives into the inspiration behind his new takes on songs from Ragtime, The Color Purple, Follies, and more.

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Louise Carter: Melodramatic Mom by Trav S.D.

A few fragments today on actress/ playwright/producer Louise Carter (1875-1975), not to be confused with Mrs. Leslie Carter. I became aware of Louise Carter through her entertaining playing …

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: March 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   March 17, 2005: The Tony-winning Best Musical of 2005, Spamalot, opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it would cl…

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: March 9 - 15 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 9 - 16 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  March 9, 2008: The first musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights, opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where…

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Check Out London-Based Theatre Photographer Johan Persson's 16 Favorite Production Shots by Marc J. Franklin

Persson reflects on some of his favorite theatre photos including Follies, Macbeth, and more.

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? by JK

 Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? A. Laura Benanti      B. Victoria Clark     C. Patti LuPone D. Audra McDonald     E. Jessie Mueller      F. Donna Murphy     G. …

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