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: www.theaterscene.net at 12:44AM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Review: Harmony by JK

Review of the Sunday matinee performance on January 7, 2024 at the Barrymore Theatre in New York City. Starring Chip Zien, Sierra Boggess, Julie Benko, Sean Bell, Danny Kornfeld, Zal Owen, E…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Friday, January 12, 2024

How Bonnie Milligan and J. Harrison Ghee Saved the Red Bucket Follies by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, who hosts the New Year's Day brunch of every Broadway lover's dreams and where you can see Seth live next!

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:18PM
Saturday, December 30, 2023

“A VALENTINE TO NEW YORK”: PART 3 OF THE HISTORY OF “ON THE TOWN” by Ron Fassler

2014 Revival of “On the Town” with Clyde Alves, Tony Yazbeck and Jay Armstrong Johnson in the front line.December 30, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler This week’s tw…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 09:20AM
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

How Len Cariou Inspired Stephen Sondheim to Write 'Send in the Clowns' by Seth Rudetsky

Plus, footage from this year's Red Bucket Follies, including Sierra Boggess paying tribute to Phantom of the Opera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM
Sunday, December 10, 2023

31 Days of Holiday Cheer: 'The Radio City Chanukah Spectacular' Presented at the 2019 Red Bucket Follies by Talaura Harms

Tune in every day this month as we share holiday music videos from our favorite Broadway stars, as well as a few new original videos.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:06AM
Friday, December 8, 2023

Video: Watch Highlights From BC/EFA's Red Bucket Follies

Watch highlights from the Red Bucket Follies in an all new video! The variety show, which took place December 4 and 5, honored the 46 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:11AM

Video: Watch J. Harrison Ghee, Bonnie Milligan, Jelani Remy, More in Highlights From Red Bucket Follies by Andrew Gans, Molly Higgins

After a four-year hiatus, the star-studded variety show, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares, returned to Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Thursday, December 7, 2023

Red Bucket Follies 2023 Highlights by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded variety…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM

The First (Unused) Follies Poster Art Was Modeled on Dolly Parton by Talaura Harms

In his new book Poster Child, artist David Edward Byrd shares how he created the iconic posters for the original productions of Follies, Godspell, Little Shop of Horrors, and many others.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM

Today on Broadway: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023 - BroadwayRadio

https://www.playbill.com/article/red-bucket-follies-return-raises-over-4-5-million-for-broadway-cares. 1) Jennifer Lopez Attached to 'Kiss of the ...

SOURCE: Google at 12:42PM

Red Bucket Follies raises $4,553,203 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Andy Lefkowitz

The variety show, a bookend to fall post-show fundraising, returned after a four-year pandemic hiatus.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 12:49AM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Photos: RED BUCKET FOLLIES Raises $4,553,203 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded varie…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:35PM

Red Bucket Follies' Return Raises Over $4.5 Million for Broadway Cares by Molly Higgins, Andrew Gans

After a four-year hiatus, the star-studded variety show returned December 4-5 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:32PM

Here We Are ****, Hell’s Kitchen ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward December 5, 2023: It should come as no surprise that Here We Are, the final effort by Stephen Sondheim, is unlike any other work from the late master of the American mus…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 08:24AM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

BCEFA Red Bucket Follies by bwaySHO

Iconic afternoon at BCEFA Red Bucket Follies

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:43PM
Monday, December 4, 2023

FOLLIES To Have Las Vegas Premiere In Spring 2024

Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's FOLLIES will get its Las Vegas premiere in a new production from Metropolis Theatricals in April 2024 at Alliante+Hotel+Spa.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:46PM

Red Bucket Follies Makes In-Person Return December 4–5 With J. Harrison Ghee, Bonnie Milligan, Jelani Remy, More by Andrew Gans

The fundraiser, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares, returns for the first time since the pandemic, playing Broadway's New Amsterdam.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Performers, guests and judges announced for Red Bucket Follies by Michael Abourizk

Tony Award-winning actors Victoria Clark, Leslie Odom Jr. and Roger Bart are among those slated to appear at the annual event.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 07:16PM

J. Harrison Ghee, Bonnie Milligan, and Jelani Remy Will Open Red Bucket Follies by Andrew Gans

The fundraiser, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares, has also announced a host of additional celebrity guests and performers.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:02PM

Corbin Bleu, Roger Bart, Sierra Boggess & More to Join Broadway Cares' RED BUCKET FOLLIES

Broadway’s biggest names and brightest talents, both onstage and behind the scenes, are set to celebrate six weeks of dedicated fundraising with songs, skits and dance at the return of Red…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:50PM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

All’s Well That Ends Well by Steven Morris

Tiago Santos, Time Winters, Sean Faye (Photo by Jesse Saler) Reviewed by Martίn Hernández The Broadwater Black Box Through December 3 RECOMMENDED Many of William Shakespeare’s works…

SOURCE: stageraw.com at 11:40AM
Friday, November 17, 2023

Broadway Games: One of These Things Is Not Like the Others by JK

Broadway Games:  One of These Things Is Not Like The Others Was thinking back to my childhood and remembering that as a small tyke, one of my favorite games was "One of These Things Is Not…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Broadway Close Up: Party at the Princes' by Wendy Caster

Last night, Broadway Close Up presented yet another lovely night of talented people singing wonderful songs. The evening was devoted to shows that Hal Prince produced and/or directed, which …

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 05:12PM
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Big Trends: Does Size Matter? by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Big Trends: Does Size Matter? It seems fitting that the two current longest-running shows on Broadway are Chicago and The Lion King, when considering the trends we a…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:04AM
Monday, October 23, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Big Trends: The Rise of the Jukebox Musical by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Big Trends:  The Rise of the Jukebox Musical  Historically, musical revues and follies type show were once the bread and butter of Broadway. They were what we'd call…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:04AM
Friday, October 20, 2023

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS begins annual fall fundraising by Ruthie Fierberg

A date for the 2023 “Red Bucket Follies” has also been set.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 08:47PM

Red Buckets Return to Theatres October 20, Launching 6-Week Broadway Cares Fundraising Campaign by Andrew Gans

The fundraising will culminate in the return of the Red Bucket Follies, which has been on hiatus since 2019.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:55AM

Name That Show: 1990s Broadway Songs by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 1990s. You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included here, but how familiar …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:49AM
Monday, October 16, 2023

Joanna Merlin, Original FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Star, Dies at 92

Merlin was the original Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway. Merlin cast several Stephen Sondheim musicals, including Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Merrily We Roll Along, Company, Fo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:55PM
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Review: STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS, Gielgud Theatre

Genius is an overused term these days, but there is really no other word to attribute to the late composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim. From Follies, to Gypsy, to A Little Night Music to West …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:03PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
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