Monday, March 2, 2015

Review: John & Jen by Jesse North

Tweet While musicals have license for unbridled imagination to reach the most extravagant of conceits (and we thank them for that), sometimes they can have the most profound effects when the…

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Friday, February 27, 2015

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Golden Globe nominee Sienna Miller American Sniper, After Miss Julie returns to Broadway as Sally Bowles alongside Tony winner Alan Cumming 'The Good Wife,' Roundabout's The Threepenny Opera…

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Song o’ Spongebob by David Lefkowitz

Entertainment Weekly reported this week that everybody’s favorite absorbent, porous and yellow invertebrate, SpongeBob SquarePants, may someday come to Broadway. At its annual “upfront…

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THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Birth Of FOLLIES by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are journeying back to February 20, 1971, and the very first performance of legendary musical FOLLIES.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Spotlight On...Nannette Deasy by Michael Block

Name: Nannette DeasyHometown: Chatham Township, NJEducation: Columbia College, Columbia University / BA, EnglishSelect Credits: Currently the Artistic Director of IRTE, the Improvisational R…

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Photo Flash: Lois Smith, Kathleen Chalfant and More at ReGroup's FOLLIES OF GOD Benefit by BroadwayWorld

ReGroup's FOLLIES OF GOD Benefit and Book Launch for James Grissom's forthcoming book, 'Follies of God Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog' was held February 23, 2015 at TBG Mainstag…

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Keith Carradine, Jenni Barber, Justin Guarini & More Set for Lerner and Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon at Encores! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

This Lerner and Lowe tuner has found its wand’rin’ stars! Two-time Tony nominee Keith Carradine (Hands on a Hardbody, The Will Rogers Follies) and Alexandra Socha (Fun Home), alo…

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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Poster Unveiled For Royal Albert Hall FOLLIES Starring Christine Baranski & Ruthie Henshall by Pat Cerasaro

A first look at the most spectacular FOLLIES of event of the year

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PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: FEBRUARY 22 by David Gewirtzman and Robert Viagas, Ernio Hernandez and Anne Bradley

1930 Birthday of Marni Nixon, singer whose voice will be dubbed into the mouths of better-known performers, including Natalie Wood in the film of West Side Story. She will make her Broad…

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

PHANTOM's Michele McConnell and Duane McDevitt Set for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 2015 at Hunter College Today by BroadwayWorld

The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 2015 A Spectacular Celebration of Florenz Ziegfeld's World Famous Revue starring Michele McConnell THE PHANTOM OF THE O…

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Friday, February 13, 2015

Production News: Jennifer Coolidge and Laura Pitt-Pulford join Follies cast by Matthew Hemley

US actor Jennifer Coolidge, who is known for films such as American Pie and Legally Blonde, is to join the cast of Follies at the Royal Albert Hall. Also joining the cast are Alexander Hanso…

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Follies Concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall Casts Its Hattie Walker, Benjamin Stone, Solange, Youn by Mark Shenton

Further casting has been revealed for the previously announced Follies in Concert performance, to be held April 28 for two performances only at London's Royal Albert Hall.

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Theatre News: Jennifer Coolidge and Alistair Brammer join cast of Follies concert

They join Christine Baranski and Ruthie Henshall in the one-off show at the Royal Albert Hall

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Jennifer Coolidge and More Join FOLLIES in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall by BroadwayWorld

The Daily Mail writes that Jennifer Coolidge has signed on to play 'Hattie Walker' in FOLLIES in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall on April 28, 2015. Also joining the lineup are Stefanie Powe…

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Bernadette Peters bringing Broadway to Houston Symphony by Everett Evans

Bernadette Peters is: A a Broadway legend; B a Broadway institution; C a national treasure. Arguably the top female musical-theater star of her generation and certainly one of the greatest …

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Maltz Jupiter Season to Offer Mystery, Music and Nixon by American Theatre Editors

The South Florida theatre's 12th season will include 'The Mousetrap,' 'Will Rogers Follies,' 'Kiss Me, Kate,' 'Frost/Nixon' and 'Billy Elliot.'

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Save over 30% on Your Last Chance to See CABARET Before Final Performance 3/29 by Contests - Broadway

Golden Globe nominee Sienna Miller American Sniper, After Miss Julie returns to Broadway as Sally Bowles alongside Tony winner Alan Cumming 'The Good Wife,' Roundabout's The Threepenny Opera…

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Monday Morning Playlist: Guy, Cy: The Songs of Cy Coleman

Get your week started with some of Cy Coleman's most memorable showtunes from The Life, City of Angels, Will Rogers Follies and Sweet Charity.

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: FEBRUARY 1 by Robert Viagas and Anne Bradleyand

1859 Birthday of Victor Herbert (1859-1924), Broadway's operetta king, composer of Babes in Toyland, The Red Mill, Mlle. Modiste, Naughty Marietta, Sweethearts and numerous editions …

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Friday, January 30, 2015

‘Gigi’ at The Kennedy Center by Gina Jun

Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe‘s Gigi, the Oscar-winning 1958 film musical that was later adapted for the Broadway stage over 40 years ago, premiered for a pre-Broadway engageme…

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Looking Back on the Decade Tommy Tune Ruled Broadway

Lose yourself in photos and videos from Tommy Tune's Nine, Grand Hotel, My One and Only and Will Rogers Follies.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Fanny Brice Lives Again at 54 Below by Karen Elliott

For a decade Kimberly Faye Greenberg has been channeling the spirit and music of the great comedy icon Fanny Brice. With two successful recordings and three separate productions based on Bri…

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Monday, January 26, 2015

NPR Wittily Muses On Potential FOLLIES Live TV Production; Who Would You Cast? by Pat Cerasaro

FOLLIES LIVE NPR has some intriguing ideas already

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

5 Reasons We Can’t Wait to See Gigi on Broadway by Bill Crouch

This is Gigi’s first revival on Broadway in 40 years Gigi returns to Broadway this April at The Neil Simon Theatre! The stage musical, based on the 1958 film by the same name, debuted…

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

THE SCREENING ROOM: Elaine Paige, Ann Miller, Polly Bergen, Elaine Stritch, Yvonne DeCarlo and More by Playbill Staff

The critically acclaimed 2011 revival of Follies, which features a Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Sondheim, played its final performance on Broadway Jan. 22, 2012. In celebration of…

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PHOTO RECAP: A Two-Show Day at Broadway’s Star-Studded Follies With Christian Delcroix by Matthew Blank

The recent Broadway revival of Follies closed on this date in 2012. Christian Delcroix, who appeared as Young Buddy in the Broadway revival of Follies, offered Playbill.com readers an extens…

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Into the Woods by Elizabeth Wollman

Jim CoxNo, this isn't a review of the movie. I'm talking here about the Fiasco Theater production, which is currently in previews Off Broadway at the Laura Pels Theater. It's really terrific…

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Rock of Ages Photography Journal by Cody Scott Lancaster Rock...

Rock of Ages Photography Journal by Cody Scott Lancaster Rock of Ages' Cody Scott Lancaster has been in the role of Franz for over three years on Broadway. During that time, he has worked w…

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Friday, January 16, 2015

Theater News: Christine Baranski to Star in London Concert Performance of Follies

Stephen Sondheim's 85th birthday will get a Royal Albert Hall blowout.

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Josefina Gabrielle on Twitter Dreamcasting & Confusing Her Kids in London’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Matt Wolf

Josefina Gabrielle has three Olivier nominations to show for her wide-ranging musical theater career, which includes Laurey in Oklahoma! on both sides of the Atlantic as well as London reviv…

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Christine Baranski, Ruthie Henshall & More Will Star in FOLLIES Concert at Royal Albert Hall This Spring! by BroadwayWorld

For one matinee and one evening performance only, FOLLIES in Concert makes a spectacular and rare return to the UK, at Royal Albert Hall on April 28, 2015. Featuring an all-star cast includi…

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