Saturday, January 28, 2023

‘I told my gran: You don’t touch Aidan’s hair!’ Jenna Coleman and Aidan Turner on friendship and their daring new play by Kate Wyver

Having starred in some of Britain’s biggest TV shows, the pair are taking to the stage for Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, a minimalist two-hander where words are strictly rationed. An…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:18AM
Friday, January 20, 2023

VIDEO: Ariana Grande Sings 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Amid WICKED Filming

Ariana Grande has shared a new video of her singing 'Over the Rainbow' from The Wizard of Oz while preparing to film the upcoming Wicked movies. Grande also stated that she filmed the video …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:53AM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

MATILDA Among This Year's BAFTA Nominations

This year's BAFTA nominations have been unveiled.This year's BAFTA nominations have been unveiled. The film version of Matilda the Musical has received two nominations – for Outstanding …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:29AM
Monday, January 16, 2023

Concert Review: ‘Revolution: The Music of the Beatles. A Symphonic Experience’ presented by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra by Herb Merrick

An interviewer once asked John Lennon how the Beatles named their songs. John said he was getting a haircut at a salon when he heard one of the stylists ask a customer how she liked her hair…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 01:03PM
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Ato Blankson-Wood to Star in Shakespeare in the Park Production of Hamlet by Caitlin Moynihan

Ato Blankson-Wood will star in Hamlet this summer. The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park production will begin previews at the Delacorte Theater on June 8 and open on June 28. T…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:24PM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

MATILDA Movie, KINKY BOOTS & More Nominated For MUAHS Guild Awards

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced nominations for the 2023 MUAHS Guild Awards. Nominees included Matilda the Musical, Kinky Boots, Harry Po…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:56PM
Monday, January 2, 2023

THE STORY OF “THE PHILADELPHIA STORY” by Ron Fassler

Frank Fenton, Joseph Cotton, Katharine Hepburn, Van Heflin and Shirley Booth in “The Philadelphia Story” (1939). Photo by Vandamm.January 2, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron F…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 10:52AM

1776 by Wendy Caster

Here's the amazing thing: the musical 1776 is so solid, so excellent, that the creators of the current Roundabout production didn't manage to completely ruin it. Though they did try.  W…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 12:36AM
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Stageworthy - Best of Stage 2021 & 2022 by [email protected] (unknown)

Because these lists are based on my own arbitrary rules anyways, I had decided to combine my list from 2021 and 2022 since I'm still easing into going back to see live shows on stage.  In …

SOURCE: tapeworthy.blogspot.com at 01:17PM
Tuesday, December 27, 2022

"Blame It On The Old Magoo" from Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut. by Goodspeed Musicals

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring... except maybe Norah and Felix. "Blame It On The Old Magoo" from Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecti…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:42PM

"The World of Liz Lane" from Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut by Goodspeed Musicals

Beauty and bounty and blessings! Here's a peek at "The World of Liz Lane" from Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut. Featuring Audrey Cardwell, Josh Breckenridge, Raymond J. Lee and the Com…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:42PM

"I'm Not Eleanor" from Goodspeed's Christmas In Connecticut by Goodspeed Musicals

"I'm Not Eleanor" from Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut. Performed by Audrey Cardwell as Liz Lane. Christmas in Connecticut - A World Premiere Musical! November 18 - December 30, 2022 …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:42PM
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Show Talks with The 5th: Afrofuturism in the Emerald City by The 5th Avenue Theatre

The 5th Avenue Theatre, in partnership with Seattle Public Library, MoPOP, and Converge Media, facilitated this panel discussion with Afrofuturist artists from different avenues of artistic …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:47PM
Saturday, December 17, 2022

Full Class Project: Complete Show Design by Kerry Hishon

The following exercise is a large-scale culminating project for your entire class.  Students will form small groups and work together to create design concepts for a play in six areas of te…

SOURCE: Theatrefolk at 01:00AM
Friday, December 16, 2022

"American Dream" from Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut by Goodspeed Musicals

Performed by Josh Breckenridge as Jefferson Jones. Christmas in Connecticut - A World Premiere Musical! November 18 - December 30, 2022 The Goodspeed, East Haddam, CT Learn more at: https:/…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:36PM

Drew Gehling Has Prepared His Whole Life for 'Almost Famous' - The 'Waitress' star shows off his comedic side as a preening rocker by Linda Buchwald

The Waitress star shows off his comedic side as a preening rocker "Let's talk about musical adaptations of movies!" Drew Gehling exclaims, and why not? They have made up most of his recent …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

Musical Theatre Was the Best Gift My Mother Ever Gave Me - How a Broadway birthday tradition shaped my life by Daniel Guss

How a Broadway birthday tradition shaped my life --- They say a mother always knows. Even before a boy comes to realize he is "that way," it will be evident to his mother that he is destined…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

"May You Inherit" from Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut by Goodspeed Musicals

"May You Inherit" from Christmas in Connecticut November 18 - December 30, 2022 The Goodspeed, East Haddam, CT Learn more at: https://www.goodspeed.org/shows/christmas-in-connecticut Video…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:32PM

Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut: "Something's Fishy" by Goodspeed Musicals

Rashidra Scott plays a detective-novel-obsessed fact checker who senses that something's fishy about Liz Lane...will she catch her in a lie or will Liz get away with the ruse? Christmas in …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:24PM
Monday, December 12, 2022

Entertaining and hard-hitting, ‘’da Kink in My Hair’ still holds up 20 years later by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

New Soulpepper and TO Live production is updated with topical references while maintaining the dramatic situation and structure that are key to the play’s success.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 02:09PM
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut: "Catch the Ornament" by Goodspeed Musicals

Christmas in Connecticut A World Premiere Musical! November 18 - December 30, 2022 The Goodspeed East Haddam, CT Goodspeed invites you to spend a very merry…Christmas in Connecticut! Smar…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM

Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Montego Glover & Gavin Creel Set for Into the Woods National Tour by Caitlin Moynihan

The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods is heading out on a national tour. Directed by Lear deBessonet, the production is set to begin in February 202…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM
Monday, December 5, 2022

Christmas in Connecticut Director's Vision: Amy Anders Corcoran by Goodspeed Musicals

Director Amy Anders Corcoran shares how to take a 1940's movie and turn it into a musical that is relevant for 2022 audiences. Christmas in Connecticut A World Premiere Musical! November 18…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM
Saturday, December 3, 2022

Get an Exclusive Sneak Peek at Ashley Blanchet in The Sound of Music at Paper Mill Playhose by Playbill

The hills are alive in Millburn, New Jersey, as Paper Mill Playhouse's new production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's The Sound of Music begins its run December 2. The producti…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:06AM
Friday, December 2, 2022

Revisiting ‘da Kink’: Playwright Trey Anthony on theatre, hair and Black self-love by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

“The staying power of ‘’da Kink in My Hair’ is rooted in authenticity. And truth,” says Anthony. “Everyone wants to feel seen, heard, listened to, loved, accepted.”

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 09:00AM
Thursday, December 1, 2022

Audra McDonald, Bryce Pinkham, Kenny Leon Share What to Expect From Broadway's Ohio State Murders by Playbill

Landmark, Obie-winning playwright Adrienne Kennedy makes her long-awaited Broadway debut with Ohio State Murders, which began performances at Broadway's recently renamed James Earl Jones The…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:03AM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

‘The perfect gateway’: are Broadway audiences ready for a K-pop musical? by Adrian Horton In New York

The first Broadway show celebrating Korean culture hopes to show there’s ‘more to K-pop than just Gangnam Style’ With her ice blond hair, kaleidoscopic costumes and melismatic high not…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:56AM

Crackers review – have yourself a merry ratty Christmas by Chris Wiegand

Polka theatre, LondonCharles Way’s farce has squabbling siblings, festive karaoke and a cranky rodent as a family tries to keep their pet shop afloat In children’s theatre, little ideas …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:12AM
Monday, November 28, 2022

Highlights from Goodspeed's Christmas in Connecticut by Goodspeed Musicals

Christmas in Connecticut A World Premiere Musical! November 18 - December 30, 2022 The Goodspeed East Haddam, CT Goodspeed invites you to spend a very merry… Christmas in Connecticut! Sma…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:06PM
Thursday, November 24, 2022

Emilyn Claid review – sexy, funny fantasies dipped in clay by Lyndsey Winship

The Place, LondonThe dancer returns to the stage with an eclectic piece that complements cool posturing with honest personality A 72-year-old with close-cropped silver hair, tattoos and a le…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:24PM
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Broadway's Gavin Creel: In Picture Perfect New Show by Frank Rizzo

Picture this. You’re entering a world-famous museum say the Yale University Art Gallery or Hartford’s Wadsworth Atheneum—and you’re feeling overwhelmed, intimidated, and you just don…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 11:47AM

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