Saturday, October 12, 2019

Tony Nominated Composer Dave Malloy on His Russian Inspiration and Hitting London with Preludes and Ghost Quartet by Matt Wolf

The Tony-nominated composer/lyricist Dave Malloy of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 fame hasn’t had a London presence until this fall, when he is unexpectedly being represent…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 10/9: Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen in Site-Specific FUN HOME, and More!

Today's top stories: Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen will lead a site-specific reading of Fun Home, and more!

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Jenn Colella & Caitlin Kinnunen to Lead Reading of Site-Specific Fun Home in NYC Funeral Home by Andy Lefkowitz

A site-specific staging of the 2015 Tony-winning Best Musical Fun Home has been scheduled to take place on December 19 at the Plaza Jewish Community Chapel funeral home in New York City. To…

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Jenn Colella and Caitlin Kinnunen to Star in Site-Specific Reading of FUN HOME

Quintessence of Dust Theatre Company will host a one night only benefit reading of the Tony Award winning musical Fun Home. Tony Award nominees Jenn Colella (Come From Away) and Caitlin Ki…

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Jeanine Tesori and Sarah DeLappe Among 2019 MacDowell Fellowship Recipients by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning Fun Home composer and playwright of The Wolves are joing 77 additional artists selected for fall residencies at the New Hampshire artists colony.

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Friday, September 27, 2019

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway …

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Steven Pasquale, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz & Wesley Taylor to Lead Assassins at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed company of Broadway veterans will come together next spring to lead Classic Stage Company's new production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's 1990 musical Assassins. Arti…

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‘American Son’s Steven Pasquale Joins Off Broadway Revival Of Sondheim’s ‘Assassins’ by Greg Evans

Steven Pasquale, about to appear in Netflix’s movie version of Broadway’s American Son, has joined the cast of Classic Stage Company’s 2020 revival of the Stephen Sondheim/John Weidman…

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Casting Complete for U.K. Premiere of High Fidelity at Turbine Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for Turbine Theatre's upcoming U.K.-debut staging of High Fidelity, the 2006 musical based on Nick Hornby's 1995 novel. The previously announced production, d…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Judy Kuhn & More Join the Cast of Footloose at Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Four-time Tony-nominated actress Judy Kuhn is among the newest batch of stars added to the Kennedy Center's upcoming staging of Footloose. Kuhn will take on the role of Ethel McCormack in t…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Jeanine Tesori & David Henry Hwang's New Musical Soft Power Gets Extension at Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Public Theater has announced a one-week extension to the upcoming New York premiere staging of Soft Power. Originally announced to run through November 3, the production will …

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Park & Rebecca Luker to Lead Footloose at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

The Kennedy Center has announced principal casting for its upcoming staging of the beloved 1998 musical Footloose. The previously announced production, directed by original Broadway helmer …

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Fun Home to Make Australian Premiere in 2020 by Emily Selleck

The Tony Award-winning musical is part of Melbourne Theatre Company's upcoming season.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Episode 601 -- Amy Jo Jackson: Unleashed! by Joel B. New

We're back, dear listeners! (For five episodes. But still!) Each Monday leading up to the October 6th concert premiere of Monkey Trouble Unleashed! at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre, I'm releasi…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Review: Front Porch delivers deeply moving 'Fun Home' by Christopher Rawson

The Tony Award-winning musical grabs for the heartstrings in a powerful production at the New Hazlett Theater.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Front Porch opens its doors to award-winning 'Fun Home' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In the company’s season finale, veteran Pittsburgh actor Daniel Krell plays the closeted father in a musical about family.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Kat Griffin: Trans and Non-Binary Actors to Know by Angela Tricarico

Interview by Anna Altheide Kat Griffin (Photo by THEGINGER3BEARDMEN for The Ensemblist) …

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Beth Malone Replaces Will Swenson as Miss Trunchbull in Muny's Upcoming Matilda by Andy Lefkowitz

Beth Malone is returning to the stage in a plum role. The talented Tony nominee will portray the evil Miss Trunchbull in the Muny's highly anticipated summer staging of Matilda. Malone repl…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Why Do We See So Many Gay Male Characters On Broadway But So Few Lesbians? by Artsjournal1

Sure, there’s The Prom, and before that Fun Home, Indecent, and, going back, Rent and perhaps The Color Purple, but that’s been about it, writes Elisabeth Vincentelli. “Obviously, Broa…

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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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Thursday, July 4, 2019

Ms. Broadway July 2019: Moulin Rouge!'s Karen Olivo by JK

I've had a small crush on Karen Olivo ever since I first saw her off-Broadway almost 15 years ago in Miracle Brothers. She has a strength that pervades any performance she gives, and yet, sh…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

300 Shows: Best Performances by an Actor & Most Disappointing Performances by JK

Pretty much every show has wonderful performances, and with 300 different Broadway shows under my belt, I've been so fortunate to see many unbelievably talented people. After all, with the r…

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Friday, June 28, 2019

The Friday 5: Pride: 5 Favorite LGBTQ Broadway Songs by JK

As we head into the final weekend of Pride 2019, I thought it appropriate to take a brief look at some Broadway songs that I turn to when I'm feeling alone or any emotional time in my life. …

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Monday, June 24, 2019

Max Chernin, Jim Stanek & More to Lead New Musical Passing Through at Goodspeed by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Passing Through, the highly anticipated new musical arriving at Goodspeed's Terris Theatre this summer. Directed by Igor Goldin, choreographed by Marcos Santana and musi…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Beth Malone to Star in Unsinkable Molly Brown with Off-Broadway's Transport Group by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Beth Malone has signed on to headline a revival of Richard Morris and Meredith Willson's musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown as part of the 2019-2020 season of off-Broadway's Tra…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Secret Life of Bees Review by New York Theater

“The Secret Life of Bees” – first a 2001 best-selling novel, then a 2008 all-star movie, now a musical written by theatrical all stars Lynn Nottage (Sweat, Ruined), Duncan Sheik (Sprin…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Kaley Ann Voorhees, Susan Blackwell & More Join Starry Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

More casting has been announced for the highly anticipated benefit concert of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods. The previously announced event, presen…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The Crazy Story of How Beth Malone Got Cast in Broadway’s Fun Home by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth recounts the wild twists in Beth Malone’s career and how she quit theatre several times before landing a Tony nomination.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Jagged Little Pill Has A Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Jagged Little Pill, the musical inspired by Alanis Morissette’s hit album and making its way to Broadway this fall, has announced a cast. Producers Vivek J. Tiwary, Arvind Ethan David, a…

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