Friday, February 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? by JK

 Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? A. Laura Benanti      B. Victoria Clark     C. Patti LuPone D. Audra McDonald     E. Jessie Mueller      F. Donna Murphy     G. …

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Video Flashback: CHICAGO Cast Asks 'What Would Fosse Do?' at 2019 Red Bucket Follies

What happens when The Book of Mormon, Mean Girls,  Hamilton get the Bob Fosse treatment? Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is throwing it back to Chicago's 2019 Red Bucket Follies performa…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Call Answered: Kyle Taylor Parker: Singer, Actor, Broadway Soul album, Kinky Boots by Adam Rothenberg

Kyle Taylor Parker was originally cast as an “Angel” in the Broadway production of Kinky Boots, but his wings took flight and he was next headlining the first National Tour of Kinky Boot…

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

Broadway Games: Which Happened First? We made it through another week! Here's a new game to get your Broadway brain going! How To Play: Put each list in the order in which they occurred. …

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Bob Avian by JK

When Bob Avian passed away on January 21, a true Broadway great was lost to us. And yet, probably even to many theater fans, his name doesn't really ring a bell. In a career that spanned nea…

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Friday, January 22, 2021

Tony award-winning Broadway choreographer Bob Avian dies aged 83 by Adrian Horton

The director and choreographer, whose credits include A Chorus Line and Dreamgirls, has died after a cardiac arrest in Florida Bob Avian, the Tony award-winning Broadway mainstay both on sta…

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Bob Avian Dies: ‘Dreamgirls’ Producer, Broadway Choreographer & Michael Bennett Collaborator Was 83 by Greg Evans

Bob Avian, the dancer-turned-choreographer who played an integral role in such pivotal Broadway musicals as A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, Company, Follies and Miss Saigon, died of cardiac arre…

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Bob Avian, Broadway’s Beloved Dancing Man, Has Died at the Age of 83 by

Bob Avian, the Tony-winning choreographer, director, producer and dancer, died on January 21 at the age of 83 at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, according to a spokesperson. …

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Signature Strong: HOLIDAY FOLLIES by Signature Theatre

Double Your Impact: Dan & Gloria Logan will match all new and increased gifts until 12/31. Enjoy revisiting this holiday classic from our 2017 Holiday Follies cabaret with Katie Mariko Murra…

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish's Winning Red Bucket Follies Spectacular

Tonight, the fabulous fundraising daily web series Stars in the House is doing a Red Bucket Follies episode at special time 5pm benefitting Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. Let's look ba…

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Stars in the House Celebrates Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Red Bucket Follies December 8 by Andrew Gans

The stream of Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series will benefit Broadway Cares.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, December 8 with Norm Lewis and More!

Today (December 8) in live streaming: Norm Lewis chats with the Chaos Twins, a Red Bucket Follies celebration, and so much more!

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VIDEO: Watch a Red Bucket Follies Celebration on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a Red Bucket Follies celebration benefitting Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights Aids. 

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One That Got Away: A Bronx Tale: The Musical by JK

The 2016 - 2017 Broadway season was somewhat remarkable for me in that I managed to miss seven new musicals that opened. Seven. I'm not sure why that is, aside from the fact that so many mu…

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Annaleigh Ashford, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Michael Urie, More Set for New York Theatre Workshop's Holiday Follies by Andrew Gans

The Off-Broadway venue will also launch its NYTW Digital Archive.

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Annaleigh Ashford, Michael Urie, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More Featured in New York Theatre Workshop Programming

New York Theatre Workshop has announced its Holiday Follies on December 16, as well as the launch of the NYTW Digital Archive which will include a work-in-process sneak preview of Mart…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Ms. Broadway November 2020: Girl From the North Country's Luba Mason by JK

Due to some technical issues throughout November, we're going to do a little catch up this week. Thank you, 2020. I first saw Luba Mason, current star of Girl From the North Country, in Th…

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Monday, November 30, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Ali Ewoldt, Nic Rouleau & More Unite to Sing FOLLIES!

Broadway stars are uniting yet again to sing in separation- this time to Follies. Watch below as Ali Ewoldt (Young Sally), Shoba Narayan (Young Phyllis), Zach Piser (Young Buddy), and Nic R…

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Marry Me a Little review – Sondheim rejects live happily ever after by Chris Wiegand

Available onlineThis lonely hearts revue with songs cut from Follies and other musicals is a carousel of regrets and rapture Breaking up is hard to do – not just in relationships. When a s…

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Broadway Rewind: Bernadette Peters Sings 'Losing My Mind' and More from FOLLIES

Today we rewind to the 2011 revival of Follies, which opened at the Marquis Theatre and played for 152 performances.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

15 Ultimate "My Man" Fanny Brice (and Barbra Streisand) Covers In Honor of Ms. Brice's Birthday!

Happy Birthday to the funny girl and Ziegfeld Follies Principal who performed the legendary "My Man" in the 1921 incarnation of the Follies. Follow along as we say "Hello, Gorgeous!" to four…

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Marge Champion, Dance Legend of Stage and Screen, Dies at 101 by Caitlin Moynihan

Marge Champion, a legendary dancer for the stage and screen, who also was the model for Disney's Snow White and the and the Seven Dwarfs, died on October 21. She was 101 years old. Champion…

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Broadway Performer and Emmy-Winning Choreographer Marge Champion Dies at 101 by Dan Meyer

The star appeared in Follies and served as an associate choreographer on several productions.

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Leading Ladies of the West End Interview For Performers Stuff Pro Series: Part 1 Maintaining 8 Shows a Week by Performerstuff

Leading Ladies of the West End Interview For Performers Stuff Pro Series: Part 1 Maintaining 8 Shows a Week Written by: Mark Pawsey October 8, 2020 Performer Stuff Pro Series host, Mar…

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Awards announcements from the Ziegfeld Club and NYIT by Deb Miller

As the 2020 awards season continues, two organizations – the Ziegfeld Club, Inc. and New York Innovative Theatre Awards (NYIT) – have announced updates this week on their annual honors.…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

THE EXTINCTION OF FIREFLIES Starring Michael Urie and Tracie Bennett Now in Production

The Extinction of Fireflies, James Andrew Walsh's new comedy starring multi-award winner Michael Urie ('Ugly Betty,' Buyer & Cellar, Torch Song) and Olivier Award winner Tracie Bennett (…

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Celebrate Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman’s Follies on the Stage by Marc J. Franklin

The most recent Broadway revival, starring Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, and more, opened at the Marquis Theatre September 12, 2011.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Goodspeed’s folksy outdoor concerts continue with David Lutken, who’s played Woody Guthrie and Will Rogers by Christopher Arnott

The Goodspeed is continuing its new outdoor "By the River" concert series with David Lutken of "Will Rogers Follies" and "Woody Sez" fame, Sept. 10-27.

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Janie Dee & Joanna Riding to Headline Outdoor Concert Performance of A Little Night Music in London by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Olivier winner Janie Dee and her recent Follies revival co-star Joanna Riding will headline a special outdoor concert performance of A Little Night Music, directed by Alastair Knigh…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Prop Thtr gives up its longtime Avondale home by Kerry Reid

But the company remains true to its focus on new work and egalitarian principles. Prop Thtr will probably never produce Stephen Sondheim's Follies. Yet somehow, …

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A Little on the Elusive Laura Lee by Trav S.D.

I became intrigued with Laura Lee (1910-1981) on account of her fetching appearance in three Joe E. Brown comedies, all made in 1930: Top Speed, Maybe It’s Love, and Going Wild. IMDB to th…

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