Monday, January 20, 2020

Hadestown Tony Nominee Patrick Page Is Part of January 20 Presentation of Major Barbara by Andrew Gans

David Staller directs the reading for the Project Shaw series.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 15th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL & AMERICAN UTOPIA Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (2.11%), Ain't Too Proud (1.47%), Hadestown (1.23%), Beetlejuice (1.19%) and Frozen (1.12%). The top growing current Broadwa…

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Is the musical theater podcast the new concept album? by Maureen Lee Lenker

5,6,7…podcast? Musical theater has always made superb use of aural formats, with original Broadway cast albums filling the gap for theater-goers who can’t shuffle off to the Great White …

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

See Reeve Carney, Aaron Tveit, Ephraim Sykes & More Celebrate Their Grammy Noms by Broadway.com

Now this is one heck of a mixtape. On January 13, the Recording Academy New York hosted a celebration of the 62nd Annual Grammy nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Acade…

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Photo Flash: Watch Andre De Shields Encourage HADESTOWN Audience to Donate to the Actors Fund

On Friday, January 10th at 1 pm,  Tony Award-winning Hadestown held an added special performance for The Actors Fund. It was the first special performance of 2020 for The Actors Fund.  T…

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Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada and Cast of HADESTOWN Have Joined BroadwayCon Lineup for MainStage Spotlight Session

Hadestown has joined the Broadway 2020 lineup for an exclusive MainStage Spotlight Session on Sunday, January 26, 2020.

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BWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations!

Last night in celebration of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Academy New York Chapter, the Recording Academy New York hosted a special Nominee C…

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BWW Readers Pick The Next TV Live Musical With Our Bracket!

We asked, and you answered! In anticipation of Young Frankenstein Live, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to pick their top choice for the next show to head to the small screen and get the live…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Photo Flash: See Thom Sesma, Ann Harada and More At The Lucille Lortel Theatre Presentation Of SOLANA, A NEW MUSICAL

Take an exclusive look at The Lucille Lortel Theatre presentation of  the new musical SOLANA from December 9th, 2019 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.  The cast was led by Thom Sesma (Sweeny …

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Photo Flash: Bebe Neuwirth, Arielle Jacobs, Dawnn Lewis, David Jennings and More Attend HADESTOWN Actors Fund Performance

The Tony Award winning and Grammy nominated cast of Hadestown donated a special matinee performance at The Walter Kerr Theatre on January 10 to The Actors Fund.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

Listen to Hadestown Star Amber Gray Duet with Darling Grenadine’s Daniel Zaitchik by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee recorded “When the Deer Come” with singer-songwriter Zaitchik.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Where are the Ensembles of Broadway This Season? by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The 2019-2020 Broadway season looks…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 6th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Tops Musical Growth Following New Year's Performance!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (7.23%), West Side Story (6.04%), Beetlejuice (3.97%), The Lightning Thief (2.28%) and Hadestown (2.04%). The top …

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

Watch Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada in the music video for Hadestown’s “All I’ve Ever Known” by Gabi Bergman

Hadestown takes us way down to the roots of theatre – Greek Mythology. The show is a contemporary retelling of

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

How Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play shook Broadway's status quo by Jessica Derschowitz

No Broadway debut this year was as thrilling as that of Jeremy O. Harris, the young playwright behind the season’s most talked-about, thought-provoking new work. Harris began writing Slave…

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2019 in Review: Mr. and Ms. Broadway 2019 by JK

As you know (we hope), each month we honor two people each month by naming them Mr. Broadway and Ms. Broadway. Now that we are at the end of another year, it is time to name two individuals …

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Monday, December 30, 2019

Watch Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada in the music video for Hadestown’s “All I’ve Ever Known” by Gabi Bergman

Hadestown takes us way down to the roots of theatre – Greek Mythology. The show is a contemporary retelling of the ancient myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, transporting the characters into a …

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2019 in Review: The 5 Best Shows by JK

As the year comes to a close, we take one last look at the shows we saw in 2019. It was very difficult to narrow it down to just five. Each of these gave me such joy, and all for different r…

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Grosses Analysis: A Christmas Carol, Ain't Too Proud, Tina, Hadestown Break Broadway Box-Office Records by Andrew Gans

The final week of 2019 was also a record-breaking one for the new revival of West Side Story.

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Grosses Analysis: A Christmas Carol, Ain't Too Proud, Tina, Hadestown, More Break Broadway Box-Office Records by Andrew Gans

The final week of 2019 was also a record-breaking one for the new revival of West Side Story.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

‘West Side Story’ Revival, Michael Jackson & Bob Dylan Musicals Among Broadway’s Most Anticipated Shows In 2020 by Greg Evans

Broadway’s 2019 was one of lofty highs: the sumptuousness of Hadestown, the twin shocks of Oklahoma! and Slave Play, the marvelous risk-taking of What The Constitution Means To Me and Gary…

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The Friday 5: 5 Shows We Saw...Again by JK

I see and read on social media of fans who have seen their favorite shows dozens of times. I find myself both shaking my head (why don't they try and expand their horizons and see other show…

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

Memorable Moments of 2019 by Leigh Scheps For Broadway Direct

Oh, what a beautiful year it was on Broadway! This year was all about making history – from the SpongeBob musical airing on Nickelodeon, to Hadestown taking home the top prize at the 73rd …

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See All the Broadway Playbills of 2019 by Marc J. Franklin

As the year comes to a close, Playbill revisits all of the artwork from the productions that opened in 2019. From musicals like Hadestown to dramas like Slave Play, how many did you collect …

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

BWW TV: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas at Broadway Sessions!

Happy Holidays from Broadway Sessions! Our Annual All-Star Holiday Show this past Thursday the 19th was such a joyous occasion. Belting, tapping, singalongs and laughing- oh my! Our All-Star…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

How Hadestown and the underworld came out on top in 2019 by Maureen Lee Lenker

“It’s an old song, and we’re gonna sing it again.” The opening hymn of the hit musical Hadestown offers a promise — not just to the eight shows a week for the folk musical that dom…

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2019 in Review: The Best Songs & Numbers by JK

Over the past twelve months, we have heard and seen some magnificent singing and dancing on stages all around the East Coast. The gamut is pretty wide, too. Radical reinterpretations of clas…

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Sunday, December 22, 2019

2019 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Best Performances of the Year by Broadway.com

In a year filled with so many remarkable performances, it’s an unenviable task to single out only five as the best of 2019. Yet, the stage turns listed below are the ones we haven’t been…

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Friday, December 20, 2019

The Friday 5 Quiz: EXCEPTional Broadway 2019 by JK

A lot of things happened in 2019. It has been a crazy year pretty much any way you look at it, including the theater scene. This week's Friday 5 is about shows that opened on Broadway or we…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

2019 in Review: The Best of Broadway (and Off) in Performance by JK

2019 is rapidly coming to a close (which may not be such a bad thing these days) and today we are going to celebrate some of our favorite performances over the past twelve months. We came up…

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Ain’t Too Proud’s Jelani Remy, Hadestown’s Timothy Hughes, More Join Mel Brooks Celebration at 54 Below by Dan Meyer

The Broadway stars join the previously announced Lesli Margherita, Angie Schworer, and Richard Kind.

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