Monday, May 23, 2022

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to …

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"Thank You, Five!" Jared Grimes of Funny Girl Shares 5 Things He's Thankful For

Earning a Tony Award nomination and Drama Desk Award nomination this year for his role as the terrific triple threat Eddie Ryan in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl, Jared Grimes, Ton…

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 02:05PM
Sunday, May 22, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 22, 2022: Mr. Saturday Night by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the Flower Drum Song (movie), Marilyn Maye @ York Benefit, Mr. Saturday Night, Funny Girl (with Julie Benko!), Pablo, Mr. Yun…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022

BWW Exclusive: Hear Beanie Feldstein & Jane Lynch in a Clip From HARRIET THE SPY on Apple TV+

Funny Girl stars Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch have teamed up once again for new episodes of Harriet the Spy on Apple TV+. In an exclusive clip from a new episode, Harriet proposes that sh…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:01PM

Meet the Tony Nominees: Funny Girl Star Jared Grimes Pays Tribute to His Tap Ancestors

Find out why it's important for Grimes to honor the likes of John W. Bubbles, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and more, through his performance.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:24AM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Six, The Music Man, Plaza Suite, Macbeth & More Reign Supreme by Lindsey Sullivan

Awards season is in full swing, and be it a brand new musical or a star-led revival, there is something sure to satisfy every Broadway theatergoer. Both The Music Man, headlined by 2022 Ton…

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See Broadway's Funny Girl Revival Welcome 1964 Original Cast Member Rosemary Jelincic by Leah Putnam

Jelincic connected with the production for her first-time seeing the show on Broadway.

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Listen to Funny Girl's Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch in Exclusive Clip From TV's Harriet the Spy by Andrew Gans

The two stage and screen stars lend their voices to the Apple TV+ series, returning May 20 with five new episodes.

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Monday, May 16, 2022

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL Original Broadway Cast Member Visits Current Broadway Production

Rosemary Greenspon nee Jelincic, who was in the ensemble of the original Broadway production of Funny Girl, paid a visit to the Broadway revival!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:37PM

Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Celebrating Even Making it to Awards Season by Jan Simpson

It may seem strange for a theater lover—and hip-hop know-nothing—like me to be quoting the rapper Drake but his self-congratulatory lyrics “Started from the bottom, now we're here” s…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 02:36PM
Friday, May 13, 2022

Josephine Sanges – The Funny Girl in Me by Sandi Durell

By Marilyn Lester . . . In her most personal cabaret show to date, the terrifically talented vocalist, Josephine Sanges, delivered a heartwarming, inspiring slice of her life with The Funny …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:57PM

QUIZ: Is "Don’t Rain On My Parade" a Female Empowerment Song or Have You Heard It In Context? by Broadway Beat

by HaleyJane Rose. @haleyisfamous. Funny Girl is back on Broadway! Whether you loved or hated this nostalgic romp, you can’t deny this...

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

Vote Now! Nominations Announced for the 2022 Audience Choice Awards; Six, Patti LuPone & Beanie Feldstein Top Nominees by

After a week of voting, the fan-chosen nominees for the 2022 Audience Choice Awards are here. Leading the way is the Six with 15 nominations, including several nominations for …

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Find Out Why Funny Girl Star Beanie Feldstein Loves Playing 'Unapologetic Women' by Caitlin Moynihan

Funny Girl star Beanie Feldstein, who made her Broadway debut as Minnie Fay in Hello, Dolly!, is now playing Fanny Brice in the semi-biographical musical based on the life of the illustr…

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#192 – Funny Girl by Automatic Episode Import

"Life's candy and the sun's A ball of butter..." Grab your roller skates and liver because this week we're talking about the Classic Streisand stage show "Funny Girl" Donate to Black Liv…

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The Broadway Show: FUNNY GIRL star Beanie Feldstein Talks the Power of Playing Unapologetic Women by

Stage and screen favorite Beanie Feldstein chats with Charlie Cooper about stepping into the big shoes of Fanny Brice, the power of playing unapologetic women and more.

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:12PM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Funny Girl Standby Julie Benko to Release Duets Album Hand in Hand by Margaret Hall

Benko is joining forces with husband Jason Yeager.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM

Broadway Grosses: Tina Bumps Up at the Box Office; Moulin Rouge! Has Rosy Week by Caitlin Moynihan

It was a big week for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, which saw an increase both at the box office and capacity. The musical, starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, brought in $1,065,578 in gross s…

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Monday, May 9, 2022

Tony Nominations Snub Big Stars Daniel Craig, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, All of “Funny Girl” by Roger Friedman

The 2022 Tony Awards nominations are out, and so are most of the big stars bringing people to Broadway. There is ONE

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Tony Nomination Snubs and Surprises: Daniel Craig, ‘Funny Girl’ and ‘Paradise Square’ by Michael Paulson and Scott Heller

Several stars, including Daniel Craig and Sarah Jessica Parker, were not nominated for their performances, while “Paradise Square” became one of the season’s most-nominated shows.

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The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 05/07/22 by

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Red carpet roundup! T…

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2022 Tony nominations: Full list by Broadway News

The nominations for the 75th Annual Tony Awards were announced Monday morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry. There were 34 eligible productions this year. “A Strange Loop” topped t…

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2022 Tonys: ‘Lehman Trilogy’, ‘MJ’, ‘Music Man’, ‘Strange Loop’, ‘Paradise Square’ Top Nominations; ‘Funny Girl’, Daniel Craig by Greg Evans

UPDATED with full list of nominees: Tony Awards nominations were announced Monday morning, and Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson’s autobiographical musical starring Jaquel Spivey, took the …

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:20AM

Tony Award Nominations 2022: 'A Strange Loop,' 'MJ,' 'Paradise Square' Lead the Pack - The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season by Raven Snook

The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season --- Earlier this morning, Broadway favorites Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry announced the 2022 Tony Award nominees on YouTube, an…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Friday, May 6, 2022

FUNNY GIRL Standby Julie Benko & Jazz Musician Jason Yeager to Release Debut Album HAND IN HAND

CLUB44 RECORDS has signed the married musical team of Julie Benko and Jason Yeager for their debut duet album Hand in Hand. Benko is a singer and actress who is currently the “Fanny…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:16PM

Wake Up With BWW 5/6: Final Tony Eligibility Ruling, Encores! INTO THE WOODS Opens, and More!

Today's top stories include final Tony Award eligibility rulings for Funny Girl, A Strange Loop, and more. Plus go inside the opening performance for Into The Woods at Encores!, starring Nei…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:02AM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

2022 Tony Awards eligibility rulings (round 3): ‘A Strange Loop,’ ‘Funny Girl,’ ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ … by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the third and final time during the 2021-2022 Broadway season to discuss eligibility of 15 productions for the upcoming 75th Annual Tony Awar…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 03:00PM

Tonys Administration Committee Announces Final Set of Rulings for the 2021-2022 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on May 5 to confirm the eligibility status of 15 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season. This was the third and final time the committee…

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Tony Awards Admin Committee Rules on Funny Girl, A Strange Loop, How I Learned to Drive, More by Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway's biggest honors will be handed out June 12 at Radio City Music Hall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Celebrate Awards Season with The Broadway Show's Red Carpet Roundup & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater awards season is in full swing! The cut-off date for Tony eligibility is May 4, which means all of the new spring offerings are officially open. Tony nominations come out on May 9, a…

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