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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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Ten-Time Tony Winner Tommy Tune Signs With Paradigm’s Jack Tantleff by Jeremy Gerard

EXCLUSIVE: Tommy Tune, the tall Texan who owns 10 Tony Awards and belongs to that rarest breed of Broadway fauna, the director-choreographer, is looking for work. A chorus dancer-turned-sta…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/22/16- Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber! by Stage Tube

Sondheim is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards, including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, multiple Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laur…

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Amanda Green, Clyde Alves & More Will Celebrate the Colonial Theatre at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Feinstein's54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Celebrates the Colonial Theatre on April 19th amp 20th, 2016, at 930pm. Having been in operation for over one hundred years, Boston's…

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Friday, March 18, 2016

Review: Fiddler on the Roof: 2016 Cast Recording by Andrew Kendall

The 2015-2016 theatre season saw us witnessing the fifth Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof. This means it is now proceeded by Show Boat, The Threepenny Opera and Porgy & Bess as th…

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

My Favorite Song: Jennifer Damiano of ‘American Psycho’ by Dei Lewison

I sing “Losing My Mind” from The Follies all the time. I love it so much. Sometimes I’ll just be in the shower and sing it. I’m always just singing it randomly. I jus…

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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Review: In 'Twelfth Night,' shots, pizza and conga lines instead of a love story by Chris Jones

Most productions of "Twelfth Night" do not contain an interlude wherein the audience throws little balls at the sticky head of an actor, nor are the love-soaked follies of Illyria generally …

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/5/16- Elaine Paige by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Elaine Paige Paige was selected to play Eva Peron in the first production of Evita in 1978, which brought her to the attention of the broader public. She went on to originate…

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Friday, March 4, 2016

James Grissom Chats Tennessee Williams Book FOLLIES OF GOD on THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

An all-new THEATER TALK presents an interview with writer James Grissom. In 1982 at age 20, Grissom met playwright Tennessee Williams. He became the famous writer's confidant, took copious n…

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Thursday, March 3, 2016

Review: In 'Twelfth Night,' conga lines instead of a love story by Chris Jones

Most productions of "Twelfth Night" do not contain an interlude wherein the audience throws little balls at the sticky head of an actor, nor are the love-soaked follies of Illyria generally …

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

James Grissom to Chat Tennessee Williams Book FOLLIES OF GOD on THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

An all-new THEATER TALK presents an interview with writer James Grissom. In 1982 at age 20, Grissom met playwright Tennessee Williams. He became the famous writer's confidant, took copious n…

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below Will Celebrate Boston's Colonial Theatre This April by BroadwayWorld

Anything Goes. Oklahoma. Follies. La Cage Aux Folles. Those four musicals, plus many others, all got their start at Boston's important Colonial Theatre. Now, as the Colonial is in danger of …

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Monday, February 29, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Bewitching Top 10 Favorite Bernadette Peters Roles by Broadway.com

With Broadway favorite Bernadette Peters celebrating her birthday on February 28, we took a look back at her illustrious career. The three-time Tony recipient—one for being a…

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Kirsten Scott Replaces Jenn Colella New York Theatre Barn's 2016 New Works Series by BroadwayWorld

The 9th season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series launches on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at The Cell. The evening features pre-premieres of two new musicalsLuna and the Gold River Docks…

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Album Review: The Essential Stephen Sondheim by Andrew Kendall

The latest Stephen Sondheim compilation album immediately courts scrutiny when it announces itself as The Essential Stephen Sondheim. For, as even the most cursory of musical theatre fans kn…

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Interview: Kate Baldwin on Her Concert Series at the Sheen Center and Championing the Work of Composers She Loves by Jose Solis

After a landmark 2015 – which saw her give two of her finest stage performances to date – Kate Baldwin is starting 2016 with a residency at the renovated Sheen Center, which will…

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Tribute to the Follies at the McCallum March 10 & 11 by Michael J. Roberts

The McCallum Theatre presents Tribute to the Follies on Thursday, March 10, at 8:00pm, and Friday, March 11, at2:00pm and 8:00pm.  From the legendary Folies Bergère to the Ziegfeld Follies…

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