Wednesday, March 4, 2015

GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Jerry’s Girls, directed by Kate Golledge, featuring Anna-Jane Casey, Ria Jones and Sarah-Louise Young, opens at London’s St. James Studio. * 39th Humana Festiva…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Erika Henningsen (Fantine), Chris McCarrell (Marius), Gavin Lee (Thenardier), Rachel Izen (Mme. Thenardier) and Wallace Smith (Enjolras) begins their runs in Les Mis…

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Monday, March 2, 2015

GRACE NOTES: Monday, March 2, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Lincoln Center Theater‘s The Mystery of Sex, by Bathsheba Doran, directed by Sam Gold, featuring Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub, Mamoudou Athie and Gayle Rankin, opens …

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Brooklynite by Doug Marino

There's a little slice of Brooklyn invading Manhattan at the Vineyard Theatre near Union Square in Manhattan.  Fear not.  The invasion is merely a riff on chemistry, superheroes an…

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The Amazing Grace of Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy was more than a star of ‘Star Trek.’ He was a photographer, an enthusiast of Jewish literature and a great friend. Stephen B. Shepard offers an appreciation. Click …

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Starry Casting for Productions at Shakespeare’s Globe This Summer by Mark Shenton

Charles Edwards, who recently starred opposite Angela Lansbury in the West End and in the L.A., San Francisco and Washington DC runs of Blithe Spirit is to play the title role in William Sha…

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Matt Doyle & Nick Cordero-Led Brooklynite Extends Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Superheroes and superhero wannabes are going to be hanging off-Broadway for a little bit longer! Brooklynite, starring Matt Doyle and Nick Cordero, has extended through March 29; the show ha…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, February 27, 2015 by Susan Grace

This Weekend’s Highlights: Friday, February 27 * A Happy End, by Iddo Netanyahu, directed by Alex Dmitriev, featuring Curzon Dobell, Lori Gardner, Phil Gillen, Carmit Levité, Joel Ripka …

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

PHOTO CALL: Matt Doyle, Nicolette Robinson, Grace McLean and Company Save the Borough as Superhero M by Matthew Blank

The world premiere of the musical Brooklynite, created by Peter Lerman and Tony Award winner Michael Mayer, officially opened Feb. 25 at the Vineyard Theatre Off-Broadway following previ…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Keen Company’s John & Jen, by Andrew Lippa & Tom Greenwald, directed by Jonathan Silverstein, featuring Kate Baldwin and Conor Ryan, opens at Off-Broadwa…

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Man and Superman, by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Simon Godwin, featuring Ralph Feinnes, Tim McMullan, Indira Varma, Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Nicholas Bishop, Faye …

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Little Children Dream of God - Opening Night by Roundabout Theatre Company

Little Children Dream of God - Opening Night Hear from the cast and creative team of Little Children Dream of God, now playing through April 5, 2015. In its eighth season, Roundabout Unde…

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, directed by Marc Bruni, featuring  Katie Brayben (Carole King), Alan Morrissey (Gerry Goffin), Lorna Want (Cynthia Weil), Gly…

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'Big Love' - A Gorgeous Excursion into the Highs and Lows of Romance by Andy Propst

Stacey Sargeant, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Libby Winter in Big Love. (©T. Charles Erickson) The battle of the sexes probably has never looked as pretty as it does in the Signature Theatr…

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Impressions of Carmen de Lavallade’s “As I Remember It” by The Dance Enthusiast

"While the evening ostensibly functions as a living autobiography, it becomes, through de Lavallade’s luminous grace and intelligence, a master class in how to be a superb human." Erin…

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Mamma Mia! tour to visit Israel despite Phyllida Lloyd’s vow to boycott the country by Matthew Hemley

An international tour of Mamma Mia! will visit Israel later this year, despite the musical’s director – Phyllida Lloyd – pledging a cultural boycott of the country. Lloyd is among …

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, February 23, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * The Nether, by Jennifer Haley, directed by Jeremy Herrin, featuring Amanda hale (Morris), Ivanno Jeremiah (Woodnut), Stanley Townsend (Sims), David Calder (Doyle), a…

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Q&A: Gaelen Gilliland

Brilliant, beautiful, super funny- Gaelen spills her understudy stories in our upcoming episode!Name: Gaelen GillilandWhere are you from? Da ‘burgh (Pittsburgh, PA)Broadway credits: Wi…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, February 20, 2015 by Susan Grace

This Weekend’s Highlights: Friday, February 20 * The Life + Death of Kenyon Phillips, featuring Cady Huffman, Gabriel Barre, Michael Musto, Aurora Black, Lola Carter, Chris Comfort, Dorot…

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Fans Have Spoken! Readers Rank the Top 10 Best Patti LuPone Roles of All Time by

Two-time winner Patti LuPone is one of the most celebrated leading ladies on Broadway—and from her hilarious appearances on 30 Rock, Girls and Will & Grace to her heartfelt turn on…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, February 19, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Reverberations, by Matthew Lopez, directed by Maxwell Williams, featuring Luke Macfarlane, Aya Cash and Carl Lundstedt, opens at Hartford Stage. * The Twenty-sevent…

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Spotlight On...Dipti Bramhandkar by Michael Block

Name: Dipti BramhandkarHometown: Mumbai, IndiaEducation: Cornell University (BA in English Literature) Cambridge University (MA in English Literature)Favorite Credits: ‘Everybody Got a Sto…

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STAGE TUBE: Christian Campbell and America Olivio Team Up with Broadway Dreams for THE GREAT GRAPESTA by Stage Tube

Christian Campbell and America Olivio, stars of stage and screen, teamed up with the Broadway Dreams Foundation and Grace Winery for an East vs. West Coast wine-video challenge. The result i…

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Sienna Miller begins her run as Sally Bowles in Cabaret at Broadway’s Studio 54. * Hamilton, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, directed by Thomas Kail, featuring Carleigh Be…

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Monday, February 16, 2015

Review: Marie Antoinette/Steppenwolf by Zach Freeman

RECOMMENDED Underneath its bass-dropping, high-fashion-flouting, sick-opening-credits-having exterior, David Adjimi’s “Marie Antoinette” is actually pretty old-fashioned. It might as w…

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, February 16, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * A View from the Bridge, by Arthur Miller, directed by Ivo Van Hove, featuring Mark Strong (Eddie Carbone), Emun Elliott (Marco), Phoebe Fox (Catherine), Michael Goul…

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A Quiet Audience: Why Queen Elizabeth II Has Never Commented on Helen Mirren’s Performance of Her by Harry Haun

After winning the Academy and Olivier Awards for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II, Helen Mirren crosses the pond to grace the Broadway stage with the royal monarch. But has Her Majesty ev…

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Grace McLean and Them Apples: Snape Seeker by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Grace McLean and Them Apples: Snape Seeker Singer-songwriter Grace McLean reveals her love for Severus Snape, Harry Potter's potions professor, at the opening night of the 2015 season o…

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Friday, February 13, 2015 Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Best Patti LuPone Roles of All Time by Lindsay Champion is crazy about Culturalist, the awesome site that lets you choose and rank your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to ran…

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, February 13, 2015 by Susan Grace

This Weekend’s Highlights: Friday, February 13 * It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman, by Robert Benton, David Newman, Charles Strouse & Lee Adams, directed by Randy Sm…

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Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Murphy & More Added to OSCARS Presenters Lineup by TV News Desk

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Evans, Dakota Johnson, Jennifer Lopez, Chlo Grace Moretz, Eddie Murphy and Margot Robbie will be presenters at this year's Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil…

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