Friday, June 14, 2024

Priceless Moments #40 Ann Miller in Follies by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: One of the greatest film and stage stars of all time, Ann Miller, returned to the theatre as Carlotta in the now famous Paper Mill Playhouse production of the S…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:48PM
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

World premier at The Montalbán – “The Batette Follies of 1939” reviewed by Pauline Adamek

Suave, sensual and elegant, The Batette Follies of 1939  is the newest show from Australian film, TV, theatre, and publishing maverick, Russall S. Beattie—the visionary who brought us The…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 04:24AM
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Inside Opening Night of GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Riki Kane Larimer, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank, present the New York premie…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM
Monday, June 3, 2024

Kate Baldwin, Marc Kudisch, Beth Leavel and More Join Follies in Concert at Carnegie Hall by Darryn King

Several additional performers have joined the sold-out, one-night-only performance of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies at Carnegie Hall. The concert, part of Transport Group’…

SOURCE: at 12:54PM

Beth Leavel, Kate Baldwin, More Join Transport Group's Upcoming Sold-Out Follies Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical is playing Carnegie Hall June 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Kate Baldwin, Beth Leavel, and More Join FOLLIES Concert at Carnegie Hall

The complete cast has now been announced for Transport Group's concert production of Follies. The sold-out event will play one night only—Thursday, June 20, at 8:00 p.m. at Carnegie Hall.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:24AM
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Highlights of Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor in Drury Lane's BEACHES! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, …

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM
Friday, May 24, 2024

Highlights from Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: ELMER GANTRY is a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million D…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:48PM
Sunday, May 19, 2024

Video: Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Perform a Follies Parody on Saturday Night Live by Molly Higgins

Gyllenhaal hosted the final episode of the show's season, with musical guest (and Mean Girls alum) Sabrina Carpenter.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Video: Jake Gyllenhaal Sings Boyz II Men and FOLLIES Parodies on SNL Season Finale

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal sing parodies of Boyz II Men and FOLLIES as host of the final episode of SNL's 49th season!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:02AM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Broadway Babe by Barry Gordin

Fabulous Finds from Broadway Babe feature Alan Menken, Sammy Davis, Jr., Marilyn Maye & Harry Connick, Jr. May 8, 2024:  Broadway Babe, Randie Levine-Miller has come up with a plethor…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:04AM
Saturday, May 4, 2024

#tbt: Discordant 'Night Music' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Catherine Zeta Jones in "A Little Night Music." (Photo by Joan Marcus) I'm not sure any Stephen Sondheim show is really underrated anymore—there are passionate partisans for every one, f…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 06:42AM
Sunday, April 28, 2024

Follies and Murder Ballads and Extinction, Oh My!: New York City Fringe 2024 by Rhiannon Ling

2024’s New York City Fringe has come to an end, eighteen nights of shows enjoyable, waspish, querying, high-caliber, and searching (on occasion, all things all at once). I had the privileg…

SOURCE: at 03:04PM
Monday, April 22, 2024

Today on Broadway: Monday, April 22, 2024 by Matt Tamanini

‘Cabaret’ Revival Opens on Broadway, Final Week of Broadway Season, Star-Studded ‘Follies’ Concert “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Saturday, April 20, 2024

Louis Armstrong Musical and Follies by Sandi Durell

Tickets are now on sale to see Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton, Spamalot) in A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical.With book by Aurin Squire, the sho…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:51AM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Jennifer Holliday, Norbert Leo Butz, Donna Murphy and More Will Perform Follies in Concert at Carnegie Hall by Darryn King

A huge, all-star cast will perform the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical Follies for one night only at Carnegie Hall. The concert, part of Transport Group’s Anne L. Bernstein Concert …

SOURCE: at 02:48PM

Transport Group To Present A Star-Studded Cast Of FOLLIES

Follies, featuring an all-star cast of Tony Award winners and nominees, will be the tenth presentation in the company’s Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series. The performance will play for one …

SOURCE: Theatrely at 01:00PM

All-Star Concert of Follies Will Play Carnegie Hall by Logan Culwell-Block

Jennifer Holliday, Norbert Leo Butz, and Donna Murphy are among those set to perform the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical for Transport Group.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

Holliday, Lewis, Benko, Billings & More to Star in FOLLIES at Carnegie Hall

Follies, featuring an all-star cast of Tony Award winners and nominees, will be the tenth presentation in the Transport Group's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series—for one night only—at Car…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:18PM
Thursday, April 18, 2024

Imelda Staunton chats returning to the stage for Hello, Dolly! by Official London Theatre

Multi-Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning Imelda Staunton is back where she belongs in Hello, Dolly! Coming to The London Palladium for a limited summer season, this brand-new production re-uni…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:30AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Sally & Tom: Follies of a Founding Father by Bob Verini

★★★★☆ Suzan-Lori Parks melds the Thomas Jefferson/Sally Hemings mystery with the struggle for freedom in our own day The post Sally & Tom: Follies of a Founding Father appeared…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 09:28PM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Ziegfeld, A-Z (And a New Tribute Show) by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of the great showman Flo Ziegfeld — seemed like the proper time to let you know about The Ziegfeld Girls Revue, playing at the The Green Room 42 (and livestreaming) o…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:12AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

‘Am I playing Dolly Parton? I’m flattered!’ Imelda Staunton launches Hello, Dolly! in London by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Staunton reunites with Follies director Dominic Cooke to bring ‘old musical to a new audience’ at the Palladium in July After a four-year delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Imelda St…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:12PM

Of Gelding, Gilding, and Edmund Goulding by Trav S.D.

Only recently did I conclude that I was a fan of director Edmund Goulding (1891-1959), having passed that crucial moment when I was realized that several movies I like had a key artist in co…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 10:42AM
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Coming in June to The Montalbán – “The Gotham Follies of 1939” by Pauline Adamek

Created by famed Australian film, TV, theatre, and publishing maverick, Russall S. Beattie—the visionary who brought us The Empire Strips Back—is a new show The Gotham Follies of 1939. …

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 11:12PM
Monday, March 11, 2024

PLAYBILLDER: Build Your Own Playbill by Playbill

Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School's Department of Theatre Arts show off their custom built Playbills for their production of The Will Rogers Follies. Build your own Playbill at https:…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:02PM
Friday, March 8, 2024

Broadway Games: Where Haven't We Seen You Before? by JK

Most of our Broadway favorites have careers beyond the stage; others come to Broadway from TV and/or film. In any case, if we look around enough, they seem to be everywhere. Broadway Games:…

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Friday, February 23, 2024

Andrea McArdle, Clint Holmes, Frederica von Stade, More Set for Las Vegas Staging of Sondheim's Follies by Andrew Gans

David James Robinson will direct the 45-member company of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Pride House by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

While “Pride” has come to stand for Gay Liberation in contemporary times, Beatrice has named her house after Jane Austen’s novel as it is made clear when she names her new guesthouse �…

SOURCE: at 12:44AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards