Friday, March 27, 2015

Photo Coverage: Inside the After Party of A TRIBUTE TO POLLY BERGEN by Stephen Sorokoff

Show business' brightest stars memorialized one of their own yesterday, at A Tribute to Polly Bergen, at the American Airlines Theatre 227 W. 42nd Street. An Emmy Award-winning actress and s…

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Photo Call: Ral Esparza, Kelli O’Hara, Harry Belafonte, Chris Matthew, Follies Castmates Honor Broad by Matthew Blank

Broadway stars such as Kelli O'Hara and Phyllis Newman celebrated late Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen in A Tribute to Polly Bergen March 26 on B…

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Tributes a Late, Great Stage Legend- Polly Bergen by Walter McBride

Show business' brightest stars memorialized one of their own yesterday, at A Tribute to Polly Bergen, at the American Airlines Theatre 227 W. 42nd Street. An Emmy Award-winning actress and s…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Betty Buckley Will Bring Dark Blue-Eyed Blues to NYC by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, who will be seen as Carlotta in the forthcoming London concerts of Stephen Sondheim's Follies, will return to Joe's Pub in May.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Screening Room: Remembering Follies Star Gene Nelson by Robert Viagas

Tony nominee Gene Nelson, best known to theatre fans for originating the role of Buddy in Follies, would have turned 95 today. Born March 24, 1920, in Seattle, he began working on the stage,…

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Monday, March 23, 2015

The unsinkable Thomas Scallen: Old-school showman and dealmaker dies at 89

In a long and colorful career, he owned Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, the Harlem Globetrotters, Ice Follies and a pro hockey team. He died at 89.

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Betty Buckley and Lorna Luft join cast of Follies by Matthew Hemley

Betty Buckley and Lorna Luft are to join the cast of the concert production of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies. They join the previously

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Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft Join ‘Follies’ For Stephen Sondheim’s Latest London Birthday Party by Jeremy Gerard

Possibly marking the end of Stephen Sondheim‘s 80th-birthday celebrations comes word of the Royal Albert Hall’s April 28 Follies: In Concert honoring the composer-lyricist’…

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Theatre News: Full cast announced for Follies concert

Broadway stars are joining the concert of Sondheim's musical

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Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft & More Join FOLLIES Concert at Royal Albert Hall by BroadwayWorld

Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft, Charlotte Page, Peter Polycarpou, Amy Ellen Richardson and Jos Slovick complete the cast of Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at …

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Ruthie Henshall Sings Two Sondheim Showstoppers Live To Preview Royal Albert Hall FOLLIES by Pat Cerasaro

Ruthie Henshall previews her upcoming FOLLIES turn

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Paint Your Wagon by Cameron Kelsall

Alexandra Socha and Keith CarradinePhoto: Joan MarcusOne of the many worthy aspects of City Center's Encores is that it often provides a venue for musicals that would otherwise go unrevived.…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/22/15- 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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We’re Losing Our Minds Comparing Four Recordings of Sondheim’s Follies! by Mark Robinson

In honor of Stephen Sondheim's 85th birthday, we look at the four different recordings of one of his most challenging and complex musicals: Follies.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Confirmed! Betty Buckley Will Play 'Carlotta' in London FOLLIES Concert by BroadwayWorld

Yesterday we revealed that Betty Buckley and Peter Polycarpou had joined the starry cast of the one-night-only FOLLIES concert in London at the Royal Albert Hall. Today we've confirmed that …

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Happy Birthday, Stephen Sondheim! Check Out Our List of Your 85 Best Songs! by Paul Wontorek

Loving Sondheim is not a choice. It's who we are. And no matter what age he was turning on March 22, we could easily fill up a list of his best songs to match the number. But the musical…

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Tony Winner Betty Buckley Will Play Carlotta in Stephen Sondheim's Follies by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We’re losing our minds over this news! Tony winner Betty Buckley (Cats, 1776, Sunset Boulevard) and more will star in a concert version of Follies at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate…

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PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: MARCH 21 by David Gewirtzman and Robert Viagas, Ernio Hernandez and Anne Bradley

1867 Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. is born today in Chicago, Illinois. He will go on to become one of the most powerful showmen ever. His Follies, filled with beautiful women and exciting variety ac…

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Betty Buckley Joins Royal Albert Hall FOLLIES & New Poster Unveiled; Jennifer Coolidge Out? by Pat Cerasaro

The star-studded FOLLIES of event of the year just got starrier

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Exclusive: Billy Magnussen and Chris Pine Sing “Agony,” Plus a Bonus “Into the Woods” Featurette

Disney will release the film of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's "Into the Woods" on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on March 24. In anticipation of the release, here is an …

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Exclusive: Rob Marshall Talks Follies Film, Meryl Streep and Broadway Return by Adam Hetrick

"Into the Woods" director Rob Marshall speaks with about another Sondheim musical he would consider bringing to the screen, his leading lady Meryl Streep and the possi…

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Saturday, March 14, 2015


Big budget musicals are certainly not limited to the Broadway stage, or even to New York City. And right now, Phoenix has one of the biggest and the brightest shows around – one that is da…

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Watch Mini Docu on 1973 Sondheim: A Musical Tribute Concert That Helped Launch the Sondheim Cult by Robert Viagas

Forty-two years ago today Broadway woke up with a new superstar on its hands. By March 1973 Stephen Sondheim had already written lyrics to West Side Story, Gypsy and other shows and had …

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Sunday, March 8, 2015

Ted Chapin Lovingly Reminisces On Legendary Original Broadway FOLLIES by Pat Cerasaro

Look back at FOLLIES with somebody who was there

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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Tonight: The Flatiron Follies! by Trav S.D.

Filed under: Burlesk, Contemporary Variety, PLUGS Tagged: Bettina May, Flatiron Follies, Grace Gotham, Metropolitan Room

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Times Square’s Liberty Theater Resurrected as Playground for Ziegfeld and the Follies by Olivia Clement

The Liberty theatre just off Times Square, will be transformed into the site-specific and immersive theatrical experience, Speakeasy Dollhouse: Ziegfeld's Midnight Frolic. The inter…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/5/15- 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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How Funny People Have Fared on Broadway by David Lefkowitz

All through rehearsals and early previews, Larry David tried to keep people in the dark about his new play, “Fish in the Dark”, which opens on Broadway this Thursday (March 5). A seeming…

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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

Save over 25% 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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