Friday, May 24, 2019

Tony Predictions: 2019 by Wendy Caster

Best MusicalAin’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The PromTootsie Liz Wollman: Hadestown. Seriously, can we please celebrate a creative team …

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

25 Days of Tonys: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus’ Kristine Nielsen by Ruthie Fierberg

How did a young Nielsen get her start in comedies?

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25 Days of Tonys: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus Director George C. Wolfe by Ruthie Fierberg

Why the 14-time Tony nominee wanted to bring Taylor Mac’s “downtown” show uptown.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Bryan Cranston Wins Drama League Distinguished Performance Award; Hadestown, Ferryman Also Triumph by Andy Lefkowitz

Bryan Cranston, Tony-nominated star of Network, was named the winner of the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award at the 85th annual Drama League Awards ceremony at the Marriott Mar…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Go Inside New Dramatists’ 2019 Spring Luncheon Honoring Nathan Lane by Marc J. Franklin

The three-time Tony winner, currently starring in Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, received the Distinguished Achievement Award May 14.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Broadway Grosses: What the Constitution Means to Me Celebrates Milestone Week by

Heidi Schreck's Tony-nominated play What the Constitution Means to Me is approaching hit status. The acclaimed Broadway-premiere work surpassed the $500,000 mark for the first time this pas…

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

This Week on Broadway for May 12, 2019: Lear and Gary by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review King Lear, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, The Ferryman, 42nd Street on BroadwayHD, Cirque du Soliel, and Florida State Unive…

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Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus - A Missed Opportunity by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander No one involved in the theatre sets out to present a bad play; producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom notwithstanding. However sometimes one gets so enamored of …

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Tootsie ****, Beetlejuice ***, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 11, 2019: Musicals based on hit movies have become a staple on Broadway. The creative teams of most of these shows such as Pretty Woman, School of Rock and Kinky Bo…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Odds & Ends: Kristine Nielsen & Julie White to Host 2019 Drama League Awards & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Kristine Nielsen & Julie White to Host 2019 Drama League Awards Kristine Nielsen and Julie White, the newly Tony-nominated …

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Broadway’s bloody ‘Gary’ is par for the corpse for this designer by Barbara Hoffman

Never mind where the bodies are buried: Let’s talk about the mountain of corpses onstage these days at the Booth Theatre. As soon as that blood-red curtain parts and theatergoers get a gan…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

2019 Tony Awards – Who YOU Want As Winners by New York Theater

Here are the results of the survey in which I asked you to pick your personal preferences (not predictions) in 16 of the 26 categories in the 73rd Annual Tony Awards. Best Play Nominated:Cho…

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Gary: A Sequel To Titus Andronicus – Booth Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Nathan Lane returns to Broadway in Taylor Mac's comedy Gary: A Sequesl to Titus Andronicus at the Booth Theatre. This post Gary: A Sequel To Titus Andronicus – Booth Theatr…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Director George C. Wolfe on finding the gore and guts of ‘Gary’ by Caitlin Huston

In “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus,” the stage is filled with mountains of dummy corpses that are alternatively used as playthings, stepping stones for Nathan Lane and Kristine Niels…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Jeremy Pope, Micaela Diamond, Gbenga Akinnagbe & More Win 2019 Theatre World Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Theatre World Awards board of directors has announced the 2019 Theatre World Award honorees for outstanding Broadway or off-Broadway debut performance. The talented stars will be celebra…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Annual Tony nomination post by Linda

I don't post here very often anymore, except on Tony nomination day (or in this case, the day after). As a Drama Desk nominator, I've become more sensitive to the complexities of nominations…

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Broadway’s Bawdy Bloodbath: ‘Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus’ by Matthew Wexler

Taylor Mac's bloody absurdist comedy invigorates Broadway, starring Nathan Lane, Kristen Nielsen and Julie White. Directed by George C. Wolfe. The post Broadway’s Bawdy Bloodbath: ‘Gary…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

First Look: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Iris Chan

Three-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane stars on Broadway in the world premiere of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow, Taylo…

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A Look at the 2019 Tony Award Nominees for Best Play by Adam Hetrick

This year’s nominees include Choir Boy, The Ferryman, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, Ink, and What the Constitution Means to Me.

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Tony Award Nominations Are In by Laurenyarger

Amber Gray and the Broadway cast of Hadestown. Photo:Matthew Murphy The company of The Ferryman. Photo: Joan Marcus Nominations for the 2019 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®Presente…

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Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of nominees by Jessica Derschowitz

We’re now one step closer to Broadway’s biggest night. Nominations have been announced for the 73rd annual Tony Awards, honoring the best plays, musicals, and performances of the 2018-20…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Taylor Mac Explains Broadway's Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Ruthie Fierberg

The playwright and star Nathan Lane talk about their new Broadway black comedy.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

This Week on Broadway for April 28, 2019: Beetlejuice and Tootsie by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review MasterVoices’ production of Lady in the Dark @ City Center, Beetlejuice, Tootsie, All My Sons, Safeword @ The American Theatre …

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Playwright Taylor Mac’s Broadway debut, "Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus," comes with a great many pluses: three consummate clowns, Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen and Julie White, direct…

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The Inside Story Of Broadway’s ‘Gary’: Fake Blood, Real Heartbreak And How A Cast United For The Season’s Most Divisive Play – Tony Watch by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Taylor Mac’s Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus opened on Broadway April 21, and to say it divided critics would be to employ an understatement neither Mac nor Gary would tolera…

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Tony Awards committee makes final determinations ahead of nominations by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee made its final eligibility determinations Friday ahead of next week’s nominations. In the fourth and final meeting of the season, the committee dis…

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Tony Awards' Final Set of Rulings: Hadestown's Reeve Carney & Eva Noblezada Eligible as Leads & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on April 26 for the final time this season to confirm the eligibility status of 10 Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2019 To…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Drama Desk Nominations Are In by Laurenyarger

2019 DRAMA DESK NOMINATIONS: Outstanding Play Fairview, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, Soho Rep The Ferryman, by Jez Butterworth Lewiston/Clarkston, by Samuel D. Hunter, Rattlestick Playwr…

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New Portraits of the Cast and Creatives Behind Broadway's Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Nathan Skethway

The new comedy from Taylor Mac, starring Tony winner Nathan Lane, is currently running at the Booth Theatre.

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2018 - 2019: The Season That Was... by JK

With today's opening of Beetlejuice, the Broadway 2018 - 2019 is in the record books. Actually, the season doesn't officially end until May 26th, but unofficially, the Tony Awards cut off is…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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