Monday, February 27, 2017

Glitter & Grit! Meet the Ensemble Throwing Broadway's Best Party at The Great Comet by

Whether you're a diehard The Great Comet fan or new to the stunning piece, one cannot deny how enchanting the musical is. Stars Denée Benton and Josh Groban ar…

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Queer Highlights From Last Night's Most Shocking Oscars Ever by Justin Moran

Michael MustoOscarsMichael MustoYesterday, I got an email from a colleague, critic Brendan Lemon, who said, “I’m starting to think that Moonlight could pull off an upset tonight. As a fr…

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50th Anniversary Production of Hair to Transfer to London’s Vaults by Mark Shenton

The South Bank venue will be transformed into an immersive venue.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes IN TRANSIT Sound Designer, Alex Hawthorn by In 1: The Podcast

Cory has a day off out of town with little to do but sit and chat with another awesome designer, so this week we bring you a brand new episode with Sound Designer and very distinguished gent…

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Seann Walsh: ‘I wrote a line for The Thick Of It – it's probably my proudest moment’ by Rachel Aroesti

The fun-loving standup and panel show regular on the things that make him laugh the most, from Partridge to sausageThe Thick Of It. “Wake up and smell the cock,” is one of the best lines…

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Mike Leigh on Abigail’s Party at 40: 'I was sure it would sink without trace' by Mike Leigh

In 1977, over an epic Chinese meal, Mike Leigh was persuaded to return to theatre. It was supposed to be a quick, forgettable job but became a hot ticket and triumphed on TV. He looks back a…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

REVIEW: The Wild Party, The Other Palace ✭✭✭ by Alexa Terry

By Alexa Terry I longed for a feather in my hair, to drink a bottle of champagne too fast and to play my part in the gritty debacle. This post REVIEW: The Wild Party, The Other Palace ✭✭…

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Contra Trump by John Simon

One morning, Lord Byron woke up and found himself famous. One more recent morning, we awoke and found ourselves infamous: Donald J. Trump had been elected President. Only an atom bomb would …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Onstage This Week: Feb. 20-26 by American Theatre Editors

From a hair salon to a combat zone, from artificial intelligence to pirate treasure, it is a wide-ranging week for theatre.

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Monday, February 20, 2017

The Good Thing For Gays About Donald Trump by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoIf I were to literally stick to my title (above), this would be a very short column. In fact, it would be over already and I’d be off typing up an invoice. But le…

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Friday, February 17, 2017

London Odds & Ends: Hair Returns to the U.K., A New La Strada & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today from the U.K. Fall Will Be the Age of Aquarius in London Hope Mill Theatre’s production of Hair in Manchester, England…

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Adam by Darryl Reilly

With slicked back hair, a melodiously rough voice and a smooth physical presence, Timothy Simonson offers an accurate impression of Powell that captures his swagger. Mr. Simonson’s appeal…

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Immersive production of Hair to open at the Vaults by Georgia Snow

An immersive production of rock musical Hair is to run at the Vaults in London, in celebration of the show’s 50th anniversary.

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Hair 50th Anniversary Production To Play London’s Vaults by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following its acclaimed season the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester, Jonathan O'Boyle's 50th Anniversary production of Hair will transfer to The Vaults from Wednesday 4 Octobe…

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Theatre News: Hair returns to London for 50th anniversary production

The '60s musical will receive an immersive revival at The Vaults

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NEWS: 50th anniversary Hair transfers to London’s Vaults in October by Press Releases

Celebrating its 50th anniversary year, HAIR will arrive in London this autumn. Manchester's acclaimed Hope Mill Theatre production of the iconic tribal rock musical, directed by Jonathan O…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

When Our Structures Fail Us: Tiny Little Band’s “Your Hair Looked Great” at Abrons Arts Center by Corinne Donly

The impressive ache of this show, then, is its structural admission that there might not be any failsafe pathway toward success—or, indeed, that success might not be achievable in the firs…

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John Lloyd Young is Here For You at Café Carlyle by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell     Making his fifth appearance at the Café Carlyle, John Lloyd Young has transitioned to a new kind of cool . . . shades (a must), suit, tie and the…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, New Alexandra Theatre by Emma Cann

It's 1922, and young Millie Dillmount arrives in New York from a small town in Kansas, ready to take control of her destiny and make her fortune by marrying well. After all, the modern marri…

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HAIR Creator Re-writes 'Initials' for Alumni-Packed Joe's Pub Reunion Concert by BroadwayWorld

HAIR cast members from the original Broadway production, revival Broadwaycast and film adaptation will perform at Joe's Pub on February 20 at930pm in a concerttitled 'Presidents Day Be-In A …

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Theatre Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ at Milburn Stone Theatre by Barry Kramer

As a child of the 1980s, the soundtrack of Rock of Ages was the cornerstone of my initial musical education. The memories of excessive hair spray, guys wearing as much make up as the ladies,…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Theater openings Feb. 17-23

Friday "A Wonder in My Soul": Marcus Gardley sets his latest play at a South Side hair salon in a gentrifying neighborhood. Through March 12 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.;…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Spotlight On...Max Vernon by Michael Block

Name: Max VernonHometown: New York CityEducation: NYU BA for Gender & Sexuality studies (Gallatin), MFA in Musical Theatre Writing (Tisch)Select Credits: The View UpStairs, KPOP (Ars Nov…

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Odds & Ends: Dear Evan Hansen Makes Billboard 200 Top 10, Tituss Burgess Channels Beyonce & More by Ryan McPhee

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Dear Evan Hansen Will Be Found at #8 Today is going to be a great day for Dear Evan Hansen, and here’s why: the cast r…

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The Best Black Male Fashion Models of All Time by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoHappy Black History Month! Happy NYC Fashion Week! In commemoration of both landmark events, stylist Christian Freedom and I picked the 10 most exciting black male …

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Hear Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo & John Legend Perform 'God Only Knows' & See The Color Purple Stars React to Grammy Win by Lindsey Sullivan

Cynthia Erivo can do it all. In the last year, she's won a Tony, run a marathon, nabbed a starring role in a Harriet Tubman biopic, and (as of last night) performed at the Grammy Aw…

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

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Crackskull Row By Joseph Cervelli To call Honor Molloy’s “Crackskull Row” playing a limited engagement at the Irish Rep bleak might be an understatement. Let’s say that it makes many…

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Spotlight On...Colin Wulff by Michael Block

Name: Colin WulffHometown: Tallahassee, FL (Middlebury, VT before that).Education: BA in Theater from Oberlin College.Select Credits: Osvald in Ghosts, Guildenstern in Rosencrantz and Guilde…

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Beads, Flowers, Freedom Happiness: An Aquarian Exposition Into 50 Years of HAIR by Alexa Criscitiello

'We starve, look, at one anotherShort of breath.Walking proudly in our winter coatsWearing smells from labrotoriesFacing a dying nationOf moving paper fantasy Listening for the new-told lies…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Where ‘American Idol’ Justin Guarini likes to skate and get his hair done by Barbara Hoffman

He was born in Georgia and lives in Pennsylvania, but Justin Guarini’s spiritual home is Broadway. “I was probably 11 when I saw ‘Les Miz,’ ” the first “American Idol” runner…

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