Saturday, January 21, 2017

Hair Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary Jan. 21 by Ruthie Fierberg

A special event with storytelling and performances commemorates today’s milestone.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, January 20, 2017

50th Anniversary Celebration of HAIR at LaMaMa to Be Livestreamed by BroadwayWorld

The New York Times was first to report that celebratory plans have been set for the groundbreaking musical HAIR's 50th Anniversary which will take place on January 21, 2017 at La MaMa. The e…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:59PM

Florence Andrews on Letting Her Hair Down in London's School of Rock & More by Matt Wolf

Florence Andrews is lending some sterling vocals and whiplash timing to the London premiere of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical School of Rock, based on the Richard Linklater/Jack Black film …

Linked From at 12:54AM
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical , The YouTube All-Stars Edition

It's like the ultimate Hair cast album, YouTube style.

Linked From BroadwayBox at 04:33PM

Consider the Lilies by Darryl Reilly

As Paul Harold, a 60ish artist, Pendleton has a leading role that wonderfully showcases his idiosyncratic and considerable talents. With his unruly white hair, limber physicality and distin…

Linked From at 01:21PM

Livestreaming the Coffeehouse Chronicles #139: HAIR 50th Anniversary at LaMaMa—Sat, Jan 21 by (thea)

By HowlRound TV. LaMaMa in New York City presents the Coffeehouse Chronicles #139: HAIR 50th Anniversary livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howl…

Linked From HowlRound at 09:00AM
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Andrew Loren Resto by Zack Calhoon

Andrew Loren Resto's career includes experience in front and behind the camera as well as in many roles on stage and off.  His theater career began when he was a young boy acting on sta…

Linked From Visible Soul at 08:12AM
Monday, January 16, 2017

Classic Movie Star Sean Young on Doing a Gay Indie & Voting For Trump by Justin Moran

Michael MustoMichael MustoOne of show biz’s most colorful longtime personalities, Sean Young, is known for key films, like Blade Runner, Dune, No Way Out, Wall Street, and Ace Ventura: Pet…

Linked From Out at 11:07AM
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, GREASE LIVE! Among Nominees for Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards by BroadwayWorld

Nominees for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards MUAHS, IATSE Local 706 in 23 categories honoring make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:11AM
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Photo Flash: Shuler Hensley, Sydney Lucas, Julia Murney and More Take Part in MARY & MAX Industry Presentation by BroadwayWorld

An invite-only presentation of the new musical Mary amp Max took place yesterday starring Tony Winner SHULER HENSLEY Oklahoma, Sweet Charity, The Whale, Tony Nominee SYDNEY LUCAS Fun Home, D…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:50PM
Friday, December 30, 2016

Burn Book on Broadway? MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Premiere in D.C. Next Fall by Jessica Khan

Confirming earlier rumors that's why her hair is so big - it's full of secrets, the new MEAN GIRLS musical will be making its World Premiere at the National Theater in Washington, D.C. in Fa…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:37PM

‘Hair’ Celebrates 50th Anniversary at La Mama by Matthew Wexler

The legendary musical HAIR, which began life downtown at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater in October, 1967 (prior to its roof-raising debut on Broadway in April, 1968), will celebrate its 50t…

Linked From at 10:48AM
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Moyra Fraser obituary by Michael Coveney

Dancer and actor of exceptional versatility, grace and vivacityNot many performers can claim to have danced the Queen of the Wilis in Giselle at Sadler's Wells, raised her eyebrows at Benny …

Linked From The Guardian at 11:06PM

Take Ten: Zana Gankhuyag by Michael Kyrioglou

Relax and Take Ten with Zana Gankhuyag, appearing as the Prince in Synetic Theater’s Sleeping Beauty through January 8. A proud Synetic company member, Gankhuyag shares his passion for…

Linked From at 09:48AM
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Twits review – Enda Walsh monkeys with Roald Dahl's diabolical duo by Michael Billington

Royal Court, LondonEnda Walsh has invented a new cast of fairground misfits to stretch Dahl’s tale for the stage, but the titular couple are still the funniest thing in this anarchic farce…

Linked From The Guardian at 03:33PM
Monday, December 26, 2016

George Michael Remembered: Reluctantly Out, Decidedly Brilliant by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoMusicgeorge michaelMichael MustoGeorge Michael emerged in the 1980s as half of the zippy synth-pop duo Wham!, who served fluffy, infectious hits like “Wake Me Up Before You Go…

Linked From Out at 11:39AM

Dear Evan Hansen's Rachel Bay Jones & Jennifer Laura Thompson on the Joys & Burdens of Motherhood On Stage and Off by Kathy Henderson

Family life is messy in the new hit musical Dear Evan Hansen, and that’s exactly the way Rachel Bay Jones and Jennifer Laura Thompson like it. After years of solid work in Broadway mus…

Linked From at 10:54AM
Sunday, December 25, 2016

HAIR to Celebrate 50th Anniversary 1/21 with Free Event Featuring Original Cast Members, Stories & Songs by BroadwayWorld

The New York Times was first to report that celebratory plans have been set for the groundbreaking musical HAIR's 50th Anniversary which will take place on January 21, 2017 at La MaMa. The e…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:18PM

Hair Sets Official Celebration for its 50th Anniversary by Ruthie Fierberg

A special event with storytelling and performances will commemorate the milestone.

Linked From Playbill at 07:10PM

‘Hair’ to Have 50th Anniversary Party at La MaMa by Ryan Burleson

A night of storytelling and performances by original and revival cast members is planned for Jan. 21.

Linked From The New York Times Subscription at 06:18PM

Tim Minchin: 'I really don't like upsetting people' by Kate Kellaway

Musician, satirist, writer of Matilda... Tim Minchin talks about his Aussie roots, why he never Googles himself and how, as a rationalist and Richard Dawkins fan, he still has a romantic sid…

Linked From The Guardian at 03:06AM
Saturday, December 24, 2016

Review: ‘Ride the Cyclone’ at The Lucille Lortel Theatre by Richard Seff

In 1964 Bob Dylan wrote that ‘the times they are a-changin’, and he might just as well have been referring to the musical theatre in America as he was to the war in Vietnam. Ever sin…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:05PM
Friday, December 23, 2016

Top 10 of 2016: US edition by Nicole Serratore

In 2016 I promised myself I would cut back on theater.  I saw 90 less shows in 2016 (180) than I did in 2015 (270).  <pats self on the back>Here are the 10 shows which made m…

Linked From Mildly Bitter's Musings at 05:40PM

Screen gods, guilt and glamour: actor Claire Bloom on her life in the limelight by Stuart Jeffries

She was given her big break by Charlie Chaplin and worked with Richard Burton and Laurence Olivier. Claire Bloom talks about her rise to fame and reading her ex-husband Philip Roth’s work…

Linked From The Guardian at 11:12AM
Thursday, December 22, 2016

‘Horrible Christmas’ at the Lowry theatre, Salford by Blouin Artinfo Datebook

‘Horrible Christmas’ production would be performed at the Lowry theatre, Salford on January 8, 2017.It’s a celebration of Christmas in the most wonderful, wildly funny and moving way y…

Linked From at 03:11AM
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Nureyev and me by John Ezard and Carolyn Soutar

As Rudolf Nureyev's lover and confidant for 14 years, Robert Tracy knows more about the dancer than anyone. For a decade he has kept silent, but now, for the first time, he tells John Ezard …

Linked From The Guardian at 07:42PM
Monday, December 19, 2016

Falsettos' Brandon Uranowitz on His Lush Mendel Hair, Tightknit Cast & Splashy Bar Mitzvah by

Tony nominee Brandon Uranowitz reflects on his year on Broadway from An American in Paris to playing neurotic shrink Mendel in Falsettos.

Linked From at 06:18PM

Interview: Eliot Glazer on the Holiday Edition of ‘Haunting Renditions’, His Love of the Past, and Madonna by Jose Solis

You haven’t heard Avril Lavigne’s “Sk8er Boi” until you’ve heard Eliot Glazer sing it. The classically trained vocalist-turned-comedian fills the song with longing, sincere romance…

Linked From at 04:50PM

'Mary Poppins,' 'Hair' slated for Mercury Theater's 2017 season by Morgan Greene

Mercury Theater Chicago announced its 2017 season Monday, featuring a slate of three musicals, the company's first-ever non-musical production and the holiday standby "The Christmas Schooner…

Linked From Chicago Tribune Subscription at 10:22AM

Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman review – menstrual mystery tour by Lyn Gardner

Soho theatre, London Marisa Carnesky’s exploration of the menstruation taboo starts off cheeky and turns into something downright hair-raisingA woman, naked but for a pair of blood-red sho…

Linked From The Guardian at 10:04AM



All that Chat

Mar 26: Sweat - Studio 54