Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Get Him to the Church on Time! Danny Burstein to Step into My Fair Lady as Alfred P. Doolittle by Lindsey Sullivan

Won't it be loverly to have Danny Burstein back on Broadway? The six-time Tony nominee will step into the role of Alfred P. Doolittle in My Fair Lady beginning on January 8; he will play…

Linked From Broadway.com at 07:04PM
Friday, October 12, 2018

Date Is Set for 2019 Olivier Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark your calendar! The date has been announced for the 2019 Olivier Awards, toasting the best in West End theater. The next edition of the beloved awards ceremony will take place on April 7…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:24AM
Thursday, October 11, 2018

BC/EFA Re-Titles Gypsy of the Year After 29 Years; Newly Renamed THE RED BUCKET FOLLIES by BroadwayWorld

Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring shows will begin six weeks of annual fall fundraising next Friday, October 19, 2018, a collective effort by the theatre community - those onstage,…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:18PM

‘Gypsy of the Year’ competition renamed ‘Red Bucket Follies’ by Caitlin Huston

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ “Gypsy of the Year” competition has been renamed the “Red Bucket Follies.” The name change comes after Actors’ Equity changed the name of t…

Linked From broadway.news at 05:28PM
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Final Follies by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

It would be a pleasure to report that A.R. Gurney’s last play entitled “Final Follies” performed with two early works, is one of his best, but that is not the case. As directed by Davi…

Linked From www.theaterscene.net at 04:19PM
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

‘A Quick 5’ with Tim Murphy by Mark Beachy

Tim Murphy is the current Artistic Director and co-founder of The Next Ice Age which kicks off its 30th season this Sunday afternoon at the Mt. Pleasant Ice Arena in Baltimore. Bio: Tim Mur…

Linked From mdtheatreguide.com at 10:28PM

Review: The Ages of A.R. Gurney in the Wistful ‘Final Follies’ by Ben Brantley

This bill of short comedies, early and late, allows fans of Gurney to chart the evolution of theater’s foremost chronicler of a waning caste.

Linked From The New York Times Subscription at 09:48AM
Friday, October 5, 2018

Broadway’s Beauties: The Famous Women Of The Ziegfeld Follies by Katelynn Johnston

Those looking for a family-friendly trip to the theatre in NYC need look no further than the New Amsterdam Theatre on 42nd street. Owned and operated by Disney, who funded the expensive reno…

Linked From theatrenerds.com at 10:49AM
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Are Actors’ Bodies Part of the Show, Or Off Limits? by New York Theater

Yet again, a drama critic has been attacked for making comments about actors’ bodies. The new headlines were generated by a 1991 review of “Will Rogers Follies” on Broadway. Why was th…

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 11:43AM

A.R. Gurney Listened to Critics, Wrote This Triptych of Stupidity by Rex Reed

I've never seen anything from A.R. Gurney as superficial and unfocused as 'Final Follies'

Linked From observer.com at 11:04AM
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Melbourne Art Trams return to the tracks for 2018 by Arts Review

The first Melbourne Art Tram for 2018 has hit the tracks, turning the everyday commute into a contemporary art experience. The monochrome photo-media design by Gunditjmara artist Hayley Mill…

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 11:38PM

Tracie Bennett, Claire Moore, Geraldine Fitzgerald, More Set for London Return of Follies by Andrew Gans

The Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical will begin previews February 12, 2019, in the Olivier Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 11:03AM
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Final Follies Review: A.R. Gurney’s Posthumous Play about WASP Porn Star by New York Theater

For the last few years before he died in 2017 at the age of 86, playwright A.R. Gurney had been experiencing a resurgence of a career that had already produced some 40 plays over 50 years, b…

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 09:45PM

Final Follies: Something Old, Something New From A.R. Gurney by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★ Primary Stages’ triptych of Gurney shorts—which includes the late playwright’s newest, “Final Follies”—comes up a bit short The post Final Follies: Something Old, Somet…

Linked From nystagereview.com at 09:01PM

Final Follies: Primary Stages Trips Over a Trio of A.R. Gurney Comedies by Michael Sommers

★★ Able staging and acting can do only so much with a master author's minor material The post Final Follies: Primary Stages Trips Over a Trio of A.R. Gurney Comedies appeared first on Ne…

Linked From nystagereview.com at 09:00PM

Senate Candidate Beto O'Rourke Apologizes for Demeaning Broadway Review from 1991 by BroadwayWorld

In 1991, a nineteen year-old Beto O'Rourke wrote a theatre review for a Broadway show- The Will Rogers Follies. The review has recently come to light, and the Texas Senate candidate has a lo…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:36AM

People You Should Know . . . Don Stephenson by Zack Calhoon

Don Stephenson has directed numerous productions in New York City and Nationally. Highlights include Titanic at Lincoln Center, Broadway Classics at Carnegie Hall, Of Mice and Manhattan…

Linked From Visible Soul at 10:32AM
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

NYIT Award Winners 2018: Off-Off Broadway’s Finest by New York Theater

Follies at the Astoria Performing Arts Center was a big winner in the 14th annual New York Innovative Theater Awards, which celebrates the best of the city’s independent theater  — aka …

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 12:00AM
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

5 Signatures of an A.R. Gurney Play by Ruthie Fierberg

As the playwright's Final Follies continues at Off-Broadway’s Primary Stages, Playbill identifies five recurring themes from Gurney's prodigious output.

Linked From Playbill at 10:55AM
Friday, September 14, 2018

Hello, Dolly!'s Charlie Stemp to Star as Bert in London Return of Mary Poppins; Zizi Strallen to Play Title Role by Andy Lefkowitz

Holy cabooses! Charlie Stemp, the fancy-footed Oliver nominee who recently concluded a Broadway-debut run as Barnaby in Hello, Dolly!, will show off more dance moves in a West End return pro…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:54AM
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Final Follies, a Trio of One-Act Plays by A.R. Gurney, Begins Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Primary Stages production begins performances September 12 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Nathan Lee Graham Will Debut All Things Bright and Beautiful: A Sondheim Salon at Green Room 42 by Adam Hetrick

The stage and screen actor will perform from Follies, Night Music, Passion, and more October 11.

Linked From Playbill at 04:45PM
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER by BroadwayWorld

Bill Kenwright's highly anticipated new production of Saturday Night Fever is underway. Joining acclaimed dancer and actor Richard Winso ras Tony Manero, in his first leading role in a major…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:12AM
Friday, August 31, 2018

Odds & Ends: Imelda Staunton Joins Cast of Downton Abbey Film & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Imelda Staunton to Appear in Downton Abbey Film Just in case the upcoming Downton Abbey movie had fallen off your radar, …

Linked From Broadway.com at 01:12PM

Gypsy and Follies Star Imelda Staunton Joins Cast of Downton Abbey Film by Andrew Gans

The movie is a continuation of the hit series from Julian Fellowes.

Linked From Playbill at 09:54AM
Thursday, August 30, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Polly McKie by Zack Calhoon

POLLY MCKIE-Off-Broadway: The Home Place (Irish Rep); A Day by The Sea (The Mint). Select New York Theatre: The Butcher Boy (Irish Rep); They Promised her …

Linked From Visible Soul at 04:48PM
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 1) by JK

I'm pretty sure that if you take the time to read theater blogs, you love going to the theater. And you probably keep track of which shows you've seen. Maybe you keep all of your tickets, or…

Linked From JK's TheatreScene at 08:36AM
Monday, August 13, 2018

Full Casting Announced For SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Starring Richard Winsor by BroadwayWorld

Full casting for Bill Kenwright's highly anticipated new production of Saturday Night Fever has been announced. Joining acclaimed dancer and actor Richard Winsor as Tony Manero, in his first…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:06AM
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

National Theatre to screen Follies at free outdoor festival by Robin Johnson

The National Theatre's Follies, winner of the Best Musical Revival Olivier Award, is being screened for free at the River Stage Festival this weekend. The post National Theatre to screen Fol…

Linked From officiallondontheatre.com at 09:18AM
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The National Theatre Live Recording Of FOLLIES Will Be Screened This Weekend At National Theatre's River Stage Festival by BroadwayWorld

A screening of the National Theatre Live recording of the National Theatre's production of classic Stephen Sondheim musical Follies will be taking place this weekend at River Stage festival.…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:42AM
Monday, August 6, 2018

Follies and The Inheritance up for Knight of Illumination Awards by Matthew Hemley

Follies, Summer and Smoke and The Inheritance have been nominated for this year’s Knight of Illumination Awards. The awards honour international video

Linked From The Stage Registration at 11:30AM

All that Chat

2018-2019 BROADWAY SEASON