Wednesday, May 25, 2016

FROM DOWN UNDER: Follies in Concert by Simon Parris

Superb direction and electric performances - including West End favourite Philip Quast - makes this presentation of Follies in Concert far more than a rose-tinted trip down memory lane.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Follies In Concert review – stars align in Melbourne for rare and exhilarating night of Sondheim by Clem Bastow

Melbourne Recital CentreGetting this many superstars of Australian musical theatre on stage together is nothing short of a miracle – and a night to rememberA great production of Follies In…

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Follies in Concert by Arts Review

Exclusive to Melbourne and for three performances only, Follies in Concert will play at the Melbourne Recital Centre: 24 – 25 May 2016. Set at a reunion of the soon-to-be demolished W…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

The Many Characters of Lupino Lane by Stephen Massa

On the third floor of the Library for the Performing Arts, one of the exhibit cases has recently been devoted to unique film related materials found in the Billy Rose Theatre Collection. Cur…

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Theatre Review: ‘City of Angels’ at NextStop Theatre Company by Lynne Menefee

City of Angels won six Tonys including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical by M*A*S*H creator/writer Larry Gelbart and Best Original Score by the legendary Cy Coleman (Sweet Charity, On The…

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Cheyenne Jackson Headlines THE 5TH AVENUE FOLLIES Gala Tonight in Seattle by BroadwayWorld

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to welcome back to its stage after a 12-year absence Grammy-nominated Broadway, television and pop music star Cheyenne Jackson, who will headline the annua…

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Avenue Q cast announced for Melbourne run by Matt Edwards

Musical theatre favourites Ross Hannaford (CATS, Sweeney Todd), Sophie Wright (Wicked, Follies in Concert), Sun Park (Hi-5, Mamma Mia!)  and Vincent Hooper (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Heather…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

In conversation with Nancye Hayes, star of Follies In Concert by Chris Fung

On May 24 and 25, some of Australia’s most well-loved Musical Theatre performers will gather for a production of Follies In Concert, at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Directed by Tyran Pa…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Ann Pennington teaching Felix the Cat how to dance the “Black Bottom”. by Trav S.D.

Originally posted on FROM THE BYGONE: The “Black Bottom” refers to a dance which became popular in the 1920s, originating among African Americans in the rural South. It was adopt…

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Monday, May 16, 2016

Still Time to Get Tickets to Drama Desk Panel on Revivals by Lauren Yarger

GAVIN CREEL, WARREN CARLYLE, STEVEN PASQUALE and JESSICA VOSK are among the panelists for REVIVING THE REVIVAL, a lively discussion about staging revivals moderated …

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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Do I Hear a Waltz? by Darryl Reilly

Ms. Errico gives a smashing musical theater performance. Her gutsy broad that’s tough on the outside and unraveling on the inside characterization is quite captivating. Her singing of se…

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Hot Clip of the Day: The Golden Girls Meets Sondheim's Follies

No better way to celebrate Bea Arthur's 94th birthday.

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Win a double pass to see Follies in Concert, Melbourne by AussieTheatre

AussieTheatre are thrilled to be giving away two DOUBLE PASSES to see Follies In Concert at Melbourne Recital Centre this month starring Lisa McCune, David Hobson, Bert & Patti Newton, P…

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Concert Recording Featuring Original Follies Stars Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Released Today by Robert Viagas

The City Center evening marked Ms. Mallory's last New York stage appearance.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Sheridan Smith Takes Break From London's Funny Girl Due to 'Stress & Exhaustion' by Imogen Lloyd Webber

After much speculation in the British media, Sheridan Smith has taken a two to four week break from the London revival of Funny Girl due to "stress and exhaustion." Natasha J. Barn…

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Recording of NYC Concert Featuring Original Follies Stars Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Will Be Released

The City Center evening marked Ms. Mallory's last New York stage appearance.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

The Ancient One is Celtic, from Tibet by Fairyprincessdiaries

The Fairy Princess was feeling pretty good – she was in the Opening Number for the Easter Bonnet Competition for Broadway Cares/EFA – directed by T. Oliver Reed, written by Jed R…

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Friday, April 22, 2016

West End Star Gina Beck on What Wicked's Glinda & Phantom's Christine Would Think of Her Role in Show Boat by Matt Wolf

Gina Beck has taken over leading roles in Wicked (as Glinda in the West End and also the U.S. tour) and The Phantom of the Opera (as Christine), but at long last the performer is opening a L…

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Cheyenne Jackson to Headline THE 5TH AVENUE FOLLIES Gala in Seattle by BroadwayWorld

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to welcome back to its stage after a 12-year absence Grammy-nominated Broadway, television and pop music star Cheyenne Jackson, who will headline the annua…

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Monday, April 18, 2016

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FIDDLER's Danny Burstein by Matt Tamanini

On Monday, April 18, the Theater People podcast welcomes Five-time Tony Award-nominee, Danny Burstein. Burstein, currently staring as Tevye in the Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, be…

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

BroadwayHD Adds Imelda Staunton Gypsy, LuPone Sweeney Todd, Company, Follies by Adam Hetrick

Ten new titles have been added to the library available for live streaming from the online service.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Interview: Norm Lewis on Singing with the NJSO, ‘Scandal’, and His Penchant for Starring in Unusual Romances by Jose Solis

Norm Lewis has done it all, from big Disney musicals, to Shakespeare in the Park and of course Phantom where he made audiences swoon like never before. His impressive voice, charm and versat…

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Inside LA STAGE History: The Coronet Theatre by Julio Martinez

by JULIO MARTINEZ famed European dance ensemble, The Berkoff Family, emigrated to the U.S. from Odessa, Russia, in the early 20th century, youngest daughter Frieda (1903-1976) became ena…

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Bert and Patti Newton join Follies in Concert by Arts Review

Australian showbiz Royalty, Bert and Patti Newton will join the stellar line-up of Australian musical theatre stars in Follies in Concert at the Melbourne Recital Centre in May 2016. Under…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/4/16- FOLLIES by Stage Tube

Today in 1971, Follies opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, where it ran for 522 performances. Follies is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Goldman. The…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Original Follies Star Yvonne De Carlo & Her "I'm Still Here"

We're saying "Happy birthday, Follies!" with this YouTube clip.

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Interview: Lea DeLaria on Jazz, Sondheim and Being Herself by Jose Solis

Lea DeLaria has done it all: from music, to Broadway, to film, to comedy, to television, to even being a bestselling author (Lea’s Book of Rules for the World is a gem!) there is nothing s…

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Bert and Patti Newton return to the stage for Follies, Melbourne by Erin James

Australia’s perennial husband and wife team Bert and Patti Newton have been confirmed to join the all-star cast of Follies In Concert, set to play at Melbourne Recital Centre this M…

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Review: ‘A Little Night Music’ at GWU by Terry Byrne

A Little Night Music might be classified as a gateway drug to Stephen Sondheim. Whether a fan or a skeptic, once you get a whiff of this vigorous (and tuneful!) exposé on humankind’s mati…

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

He was the genius behind Broadway’s least likely hit by Michael Riedel

Everyone’s raving about the Encores! production of “1776,” at City Center through Sunday. It’s one of my favorite musicals, with its catchy score by Sherman Edwards and its brilliant…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Spotlight On...Tommy Jamerson by Michael Block

Name: Tommy JamersonHometown: Portage, IndianaEducation: BS & MFA in PlaywritingFavorite Credits: Being selected to write for the Gender, Hate, & Violence Conference in 2007, the Che…

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