Thursday, February 26, 2015

Why Do Some Great Plays Fall into Obscurity? An Interview with Peccadillo’s Dan Wackerman by Dave Osmundsen

With so many plays in the theatrical canon, it is a sad inevitability that some well-written and worthy plays will get pushed to the sidelines by others. The Peccadillo Theater Company is de…

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

THE WEEK AHEAD Feb. 21-27: Hollywood Heads Out of NYC as Neil Patrick Harris Takes Over the Oscars by Blake Ross's weekly planner reminds you that it's your last chance with Bradley Cooper, Glenn Close and James Earl Jones… Broadway's golden boy Neil Patrick Harris g…

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Bartlett Sher to Helm Metropolitan Opera 2015-16 Season Opener Otello; Complete Lineup Announced by Ryan McPhee

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2015-16 season will begin on September 21 with a new production of Verdi’s Otello, directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher. The new staging is set to…

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Laura Linney & Seth Numrich Tapped for Joanna Murray-Smith’s Switzerland in Los Angeles by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We're anything but neutral in our excitement about this one! Stage and screen star Laura Linney will headline the U.S. premiere of Joanna Murray-Smith’s Switzerland in L.A. The dra…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of ROCKET TO THE MOON! by Jennifer Broski

A rare revival of Rocket to the Moon, the 1938 play by Clifford Odets Awake and Sing, Golden Boy will soonplay Theatre at St. Clement's. Directed by Obie and Lucille Lortel Award winner Dan …

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Spotlight On...Anthony Sneed by Michael Block

Name: Anthony SneedHometown: Toms River, NJEducation: Toms River East, SAESelect Credits: "Chasing Banksy" (2015), "After The Fall" (2013), "Bad Biology" (2008)Why theater?: The way the…

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Sean Cullen, Mike McGowan & Gregg Edelman Will Play First Husbands in Broadway-Bound First Wives Club by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The first wives now have their first husbands! Broadway vets Sean Cullen, Mike McGowan and Gregg Edelman have been tapped for the Broadway-bound musical First Wives Club. The production, sta…

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Legendary Composer Charles Strouse, Pt. 1 by Theater Talk

Legendary composer Charles Strouse (“Annie,” “Bye Bye Birdie”) is interviewed at the piano and performs a number of his hits including “Put on a Happy Face” from his breakthrough…

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub & More to Star in Bathsheba Doran’s The Mystery of Love and Sex Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub, Gayle Rankin and Mamoudou Athie will star in Bathsheba Doran’s The Mystery of Love and Sex. Directed by Sam Gold, the off-Broadway production will begin prev…

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Five-Time Tony Nominee Danny Burstein Will Play “Tevye” in 2015 Revival of ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ by Broadway's Best Shows

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals are thrilled to announce that five-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Award winner Danny Burstei…

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Danny Burstein Confirmed as Tevye in New Broadway Revival of Fiddler on the Roof by Ryan McPhee

Danny Burstein will indeed take on the role of Tevye in the forthcoming Great White Way revival of Fiddler on the Roof, a production spokesperson confirmed to Speculation of th…

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A New Rich Man! Danny Burstein Confirmed to Lead Fiddler on the Roof Revival as Tevye by Ryan McPhee has confirmed that Danny Burstein will indeed take on the role of Tevye in the forthcoming Great White Way revival of Fiddler on the Roof. Speculation of the five-time Tony nomi…

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

London Datebook: Aaron Tveit's Killer West End Debut, Christmas Comes Early & a Beautiful New Piece by Matt Wolf

The October explosion of musicals continues into November with a heady mixture of new shows and revivals that mix beloved British names like Gemma Arterton and Catherine Tate with Broadway g…

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Sammy Davis Jr. Starrer GOLDEN BOY Punches 50 by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are saluting the golden anniversary of pugilistic musical GOLDEN BOY, originally starring Sammy Davis Jr..

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today in Theatre History: SEPTEMBER 24 by David Gewirtzman and Ernio Hernandez, Robert Viagas and Sam Maher

1902 Cheryl Crawford (1902-1986), one of the most powerful and influential women in Broadway history, is born today. As producer and/or director, she will have a decisive hand in product…

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Broadway Alum Tony Shalhoub Joins Showtime’s Nurse Jackie by Ryan McPhee

Tony nominee Tony Shalhoub will join the cast of Nurse Jackie for the Showtime series’ seventh season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Emmy winner will play Dr. Bernard Prince…

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Spotlight On...Noah Himmelstein by Michael Block

Name: Noah HimmelsteinHometown: Baltimore, MarylandEducation: Emerson CollegeFavorite Credits: Positions 1956: a new opera by Michael Korie (lyricist of Grey Gardens) and composer Conrad Cum…

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Exclusive Photos! See Act One Nominee Tony Shalhoub’s Search For the Perfect Tony Night Tux by Lindsay Champion

Tony-nominated Act One star Tony Shalhoub is an awards show pro—he’s racked up three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe for the hit TV series Monk, and two additional Tony nods for G…

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

News: (Toronto) Factory Announces 45th Anniversary season (press release) by The Charlebois Post

Factory Theatre Announces 45th AnniversaryA SEASON OF COLLABORATIONS!Five Factory Premieres and a Special Add-On ShowTHE ART OF BUILDING A BUNKER By Adam Lazarus and Guillermo VerdecchiaTAKE…

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Monday, May 12, 2014

People You Should Know . . . Paul Urcioli by Zack Calhoon

Paul Urcioli is an actor, director and producer.  Film:  The Amazing Spiderman 2, The Wolf of Wall Street, Brother’s Keeper, Shelter, Thanks for Sharing, Morning Glory, 3 Backyar…

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Critique of the Week (on a Tuesday) by Colin Mitchell

Tony the Frank tears the scab off the dirty little secret concerning a couple of America’s “golden boy” playwrights with this week’s COW. He casts his net a bit far…

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

People You Should Know . . . Elizabeth Alderfer by Zack Calhoon

ELIZABETH ALDERFER NY Credits: DEBUTANTE. (Ars Nova), All the Rats and Rags (Joe's Pub, 3LD), Blind Alley Guy (Incubator), Ivanoff(The Tank), Ideal (59E59), The Footage (The Flea). TV: “Th…

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Begin Act One! Moss Hart’s Story Unfolds On Stage with Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub by Ryan McPhee

Pulitzer Prize winner Moss Hart has an impressive collection of writing credits, including A Star is Born, You Can't Take It With You and The Man Who Came to Dinner, not to mention …

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Review: Golden Boy (Griffin Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Ambitious, compelling and boasting one of those impossibly rich ensemble casts that are the signature of Chicago storytelling, Griffin Theatre's Golden Boy packs a punch. (read more...)

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Miracle of Miracles! Danny Burstein Tapped for New Fiddler on the Roof Revival by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Fiddler on the Roof is to have its fifth revival on Broadway in the fall of 2015, according to the New York Times, The production will be directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher, who has had i…

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Fiddler on the Roof to be Revived on Broadway...Again! Danny Burstein to Star? by

Fiddler on the Roof is to have its fifth revival on Broadway in the fall of 2015. According to the New York Times, the production will be directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher, who has had i…

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Adrian in Rocky Dresses Like Your New Hipster Girlfriend and Also Me by Lucky

We love it when Broadway show costumes send our minds spinning. Wouldn’t we all love to have those high-waisted pants that Sutton Foster rocked in the title number of Anything Goes …

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Review: Golden Boy/Griffin Theatre Company by Zach Freeman

RECOMMENDED Coming at you with the beauty of a well-placed left-hand hook, the Griffin Theatre presents Clifford Odets’ heavily metaphorical masterpiece “Golden Boy.” A cautionary tale…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A young fighter with choices in 'Golden Boy' by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Golden Boy" at Griffin Theatre ★★½ THEATER REVIEW: "Golden Boy" at Griffin Theatre ★★½ ... In Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy," the issue with the you…

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Monday, February 24, 2014

‘Golden Boy’ a dazzler in Griffin Theatre production

Three cheers for all the champions in the ring — and there are many of them — in the knockout revival of “Golden Boy,” Clifford Odets’ 1937 classic, now in a Griffin Theatre produ…

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Star-Gazing: Who's on Broadway This Spring (A - L) by JK

Welcome to Broadway, RaminWhen I started working on my upcoming quarterly "Looking Forward To..." blog, I was struck by how many stage and screen stars were going to be in shows this spring!…

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