Monday, July 15, 2019

Moulin Rouge! Standout Danny Burstein, Beetlejuice's Kerry Butler & More to Appear on This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Peter Gynt at the National Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

There have been some huge hits in the Olivier Theatre during Rufus Norris’ NT regime – Small Island, Follies, Hadestown and Amadeus

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Facetime Interview: Rita Rudner: "Two's A Crowd" at 59E59 Theaters by Adam Rothenberg

Live from New York City, I interview "Lady Ha-Ha" herself, comedian Rita Rudner, about her new ORIGINAL Off-Broadway Musical Comedy Two's A Crowd. From taking risks to room service, Rita &am…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Photo Flash: Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Stops By The McKittrick Hotel

A surprise guest at the weekly x rated 'Bartschland Follies' at the McKittrick Hotel in NYC over the weekend was none other than Alexandria Ocasio Cortez who showed up to have a fun, wild ni…

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West End musician Mike Davis: ‘In a theatre pit, virtually every player is a soloist’ by David Benedict

Multi-instrumentalist Mike Davis has played for shows from Follies and Gypsy to Grease and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. He tells David Benedict

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Jim Walton Takes on Seven Questions About Come From Away, Merrily We Roll Along and the Most Joyful Stage Experience He's Had So Far

Jim Walton talks about his Come From Away anxiety, why meeting fans is his favorite part of the job, and his cherished memories of Sondheim's Merrily and Follies.

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Sunday, June 30, 2019


Yes, five: the UK tour of Lincoln Center’s revival of The King and I in Manchester, Fiddler on the Roof, the last night of the National Theatre revival of Follies, and The Play That Goes W…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look At Laura Michelle Kelly and More in CABARET at CRT

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) presents the second and final show of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series: "Cabaret," the Tony-Award-winning musical centering around a German nightclub against…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

300 Shows: Awesome Design by JK

After some 36 years of seeing Broadway shows, I have to admit it takes a lot to impress me. But I can guarantee that if everyone on the creative team is on the same page, and everything abou…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Jocelyn Lee: From the Chorus to the Courthouse by Trav S.D.

For all her present obscurity, Jocelyn Lee (Mary Alice Simpson, 1902-1980) appears to have been quite the handful. The Chicago chorus girl started out in regional productions of Broadway rev…

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Odds & Ends: Full Casting Set for First U.K. Revival of Mame Starring Tracie Bennett & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Full Casting Set for First U.K. Revival of Mame Starring Tracie Bennett Casting is complete for the highly anticipated new stagi…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

CD Review: Company 2018 London cast / Follies 2018 National Theatre cast by Edward Seckerson

We should celebrate the fact that within the space of a year London has played host to stagings of not one but two Sondheim masterpieces that have all but redefined them in theatrical terms:…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Broadway's Nick Cordero & Amanda Kloots Welcome Baby Boy Elvis by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations to Broadway alums Nick Cordero and Amanda Kloots, who have announced the birth of a son, Elvis Eduardo, born on June 10. Married couple Cordero and Kloots first met while per…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Call Answered: Sarah-Louise Young "Julie Madly Deeply" at 59E59 Theaters by Adam Rothenberg

When you read about a show that is paying tribute to one of the world’s most renowned and cherished stars it makes you want to find out more. That is exactly what happened when I read abou…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop by BroadwayWorld

Following the final performance of Follies in the Olivier on 11 May, the National Theatre announces the CD release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical Follies - 2018 National Theatre Cas…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Celia Keenan-Bolger and Andrew Rannells To Host NYC FLEET WEEK FOLLIES by BroadwayWorld

Waterwell is proud to announce performers and celebrity volunteers for the inaugural year of Fleet Week Follies, an annual festival of entertainment for the military community during Fleet W…

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Celia Keenan-Bolger, Andrew Rannells, More Set for Waterwell’s Inaugural Fleet Week Follies by Ryan McPhee

The event, featuring workshops, performances, and family activities, will take place May 26 at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust.

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Caroline, or Change by Wendy Caster

One of the themes of the gorgeous and heart-breaking Caroline, or Change, the story of an African-American maid working for a Jewish family in the 1960s South, is that "change come fast, ch…

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Tony Winner Jayne Houdyshell on Tackling King Lear with Glenda Jackson, Wicked Perks & More on Show People with Paul Wontorek by

Jayne Houdyshell is enjoying a full circle moment: the young girl who was so inspired by Glenda Jackson's Marat/Sade performance on PBS is now an esteemed performer sharing the stage with Ja…

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Song Insights: 'One More Kiss', FOLLIES by Rona Kelly

Today is the last day of Folliesat the National Theatre, which means we have time for just one more Song Insight before they part, as Bill Deamer talks 'One More Kiss'.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

“Only the Most Demanding Challenges Give You the Greatest Rewards.” by Mo Brady

by Kenny Francoeur Rick Faugno The Chita Rivera Awards, former…

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Call Redialed: NEW Cady Huffman Interview: "Miss Peggy Lee: In Her Own Words and Music" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I LOVE interviewing Tony Award winner Cady Huffman. We always have a great time together, though, the best time we’ve had so far was when Cady, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kenyon Phillips & I a…

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Song Insights: 'Who's That Woman?', FOLLIES by Rona Kelly

Lord, lord, lord, how is there only one week left of Follies at the National This week, we're looking at a show stopping dance routine from the show with choreographer Bill Deamer and MC Nig…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Josephine Dunn: From the Chorus to a WAMPAS by Trav S.D.

Josephine Dunn (1906-1983) was only 14 years old when she was hired to be a chorus girl at the Winter Garden Theatre in 1920. From here she went into an out of town production of Good Mornin…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Four Tony Award Nominees with Ensemblist Cred by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Alex Brightman in Beetlejuice (Photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Follies returns to the NT for its final eight performances at the National Theatre on 6 May. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still H…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

BWW Interview: Janie Dee Talks New Musical THE HAPPY PRINCE by Fiona Scott

Renowned actressJanie Dee is currently playing Phyllisin Follies at the National Theatre. Next month, she takes a break to be part of Hal Cazalet's new musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde'sThe…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Winter Garden Theatre Marquees by JK

This was the marquee when I was born. An omen? Yes. When I see Beetlejuice next month, it will be the 5th different show I've seen at the Winter Garden Theatre. I've been seeing shows on Br…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Song Insights: 'I'm Still Here', FOLLIES by Rona Kelly

Taking us through the gamuts A to Z of 'I'm Still Here', Tracie Bennett and Nigel Lilley breakdown the demands, delivery and tiny details of the number.

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‘As perfect a piece of musical theatre as I could hope for’: FOLLIES – National Theatre by Ian Foster

Just a quickie for this revisit to Follies, which remains as perfect a piece of musical theatre as I could hope for. I loved it then but I really love it now.

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