Saturday, September 30, 2023

Hair, With Jordan Dobson and Andrew Polec, Begins Performances at Two River Theater September 30 by Margaret Hall

The Old Globe production plays the New Jersey theatre through October 22.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Thursday, September 28, 2023

‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’ announces extension and talkback series by Ruthie Fierberg

The Manhattan Theatre Club production will play for an extra week.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:21PM

Video: Watch Highlights from JAJA's AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING on Broadway

Watch video highlights of Jaja’s African Hair Braiding, which opens October 3, 2023 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre !

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:03PM

JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING Extends Broadway Engagement Through Early November

JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING's Broadway engagement has been extended. Now running through early November. Learn how to purchase tickets!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:55PM

Jaja's African Hair Braiding Extends Prior to Broadway Opening by Logan Culwell-Block

Whitney White is directing the new Jocelyn Bioh play for Manhattan Theatre Club at the Friedman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:33PM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Modeling Raoul Pène Du Bois “76 Trombones” costume, built for Robert Preston in “The Music Man” in 1957.September 27, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler By chance l…

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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Shop THE WIZ Merch and Souvenirs in Our Theatre Shop!

Shop merch and souvenirs from The Wiz in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop! Take a look at items including the News Tambourine, the Lion Plush, the Hair Pick Ornament, and more below.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:19PM

Dive into the World of Wigs, Wardrobe & Makeup with Bebe Brunjes! by Emma Houlahan

Discover what it takes to become a triple threat designer, as well as a triple threat performer, with hair, wardrobe, and makeup creative, Bebe Brunjes!

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Monday, September 25, 2023

Theatrical Mustang: S Franco Knows Who They Are by American Theatre Editors

This month Woodzick talks to the Seattle-based director about creating a safe yet accountable rehearsal room, taking Shakespeare off a pedestal, and embracing body hair.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:16PM
Friday, September 22, 2023

Get a 1st Look at Jaja's African Hair Braiding on Broadway in These New Production Shots by Logan Culwell-Block

Whitney White is directing the new Jocelyn Bioh play for Manhattan Theatre Club at the Friedman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:19PM

Photos: First Look at JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING on Broadway

Check out photos of JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING on Broadway! Learn how to purchase tickets!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:55PM
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

The Right is Ours by Steven Morris

Anna Mintzer (photo by Berrie Tsang) Reviewed by F. Kathleen Foley Sierra Madre Playhouse Through Oct. 8 America’s female suffrage movement dates back to 1848’s first women’s rights co…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2023

‘Gutenberg! The Musical’, ‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’ & Melissa Etheridge Take NY Stage – Broadway Box Office by Greg Evans

A trio of new shows joined Broadway last week to mostly decent box office figures as the fall season begins to take shape. Most impressive was Gutenberg! The Musical! starring Josh Gad and A…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:01PM

40 Years of Broadway: 1993 - 2003: Top Flops, Revivals and New Shows by JK

40 Years of Broadway: 1993 - 2003: Top Flops, Revivals and New Shows When you see my list of my Top 10 favorite Broadway shows from August 20, 1993 - August 19, 2003, you'll probably be m…

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Friday, September 15, 2023

When the Wig Is a Character: Backstage at Jocelyn Bioh’s New Play by Tiffany Martinbrough and Michelle V. Agins

The styles in “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding,” in previews on Broadway, require a wig designer, several braiders, some synthetic hair and lots of patience.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:07AM
Thursday, September 14, 2023

Somi Kakoma and Lakisha May On How JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING is About So Much More Than Just Hair

Somi Kakoma and Lakisha May star in Jaja's African Hair Braiding on Broadway this fall.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 11:15AM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Ghost Land by Steven Morris

Andriy Bondarenko Ghost Land Translated by John Freedman with Vladyslav Hetmanenko   The Butterfly Iura, a Ukrainian soldier (male, 20s – 40s) Iuliia, Iura’s girlfriend/lover (female, 2…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Gail Merrifield Papp Will Discuss Her New Book with George C. Wolfe at Joe's Pub

More than half a century after the Public Theater opened its doors with Hair, Gail Merrifield Papp will speak for the first time about her vivid and fascinating behind-the scenes memoir,�…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:33PM

The Broadway Show: Playwright Jocelyn Bioh on JAJA's AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING by

Correspondent Charlie Cooper takes a stroll with JAJA's AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING playwright Jocelyn Bioh ahead of the play's world premiere. Watch their extended interview!

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:03PM

Jarrod Spector Joins Hamilton as King George by Andy Lefkowitz

Jarrod Spector is the newest cast member of Hamilton. The Tony Award-nominated actor steps into the role of King George in the Tony-winning musical at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Septembe…

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Monday, September 11, 2023

Behind the Scenes with the Cast of Jaja's African Hair Braiding by Manhattan Theatre Club

This dazzling world premiere welcomes you into Jaja’s bustling hair braiding shop in Harlem where every day, a lively and eclectic group of West African immigrant hair braiders are creatin…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:43PM

Korean dance star Eun-Me Ahn: ‘We have this image of long hair, good girl, charming wife – wake up!’ by Sanjoy Roy

As she brings her new show, Dragons, to the UK, the innovative choreographer discusses shaking off traditional norms and how shaving her head helped her find her own energy Ochre wall, plum …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:25PM
Sunday, September 10, 2023

Back to the Future: The Musical - An Unnecessary Trip by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander The Broadway graveyard is filled with musical efforts that sprang from movies. Groundhog Day, Mrs. Doubtfire, Rocky and Pretty Woman among some of the more recent…

SOURCE: Stage Buzz at 12:55AM
Friday, September 8, 2023

Take A Stroll with Jaja's African Hair Braiding Playwright Jocelyn Bioh on The Broadway Show by

Correspondent Charlie Cooper takes a stroll with Jaja’s African Hair Braiding playwright Jocelyn Bioh. Watch their extended interview from The Broadway Show's 2023 Fall Preview below!�…

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Dracula: Mina’s Reckoning review – compelling feminist spin unsettles from the shadows by Mark Fisher

His Majesty’s Theatre, AberdeenAll-female production tells Bram Stoker’s story from the perspective of women trying to escape patriarchy – it’s often urgent, but sometimes sucked of …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:43AM

Name That Show: 1960s Broadway Songs by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 1960s. You've probably at least heard of all the shows included here, but how familiar are …

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023

JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING Will Offer Post-Show Talkback Series

The world premiere of Jaja’s African Hair Braiding begins previews next week. Learn more about the upcoming post-show talkbacks!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:13AM
Tuesday, September 5, 2023


THE BROADWAY SHOW is a nationally syndicated television series reaching audiences across the country. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-sce…

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Andrew Polec, Jordan Dobson, Olivia Puckett & More Will Star in HAIR at Two River Theater

Get all the details about the upcoming production of HAIR at Two River Theater. Meet the cast and creative team, and mark your calendars for the opening night on October 15. Don't miss this …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:07PM

Jordan Dobson and Andrew Polec to Star in Hair at Two River Theater by Margaret Hall

The musical will play the New Jersey theatre later this autumn.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:13PM