Saturday, July 23, 2016

Lucy Punch: ‘If the character is smug, trashy or has dubious morals, call me!’ by Ryan Gilbey

Lucy Punch has made a career of being nasty. So who better to play a power-crazed tabloid news editor in hit play Great Britain?Lucy Punch is sitting in a cramped corner office above the Nat…

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Review: ’99 – A Rock Opera’ at DC Dogs by John Stoltenberg

Musical theater and the country could use a good renegade rock musical inspired by the Occupy Movement. The demonstrations that spread across America spurred by Occupy Wall Street shared a k…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Tony Winner Daveed Diggs Lands Big Role in Third Season of ABC's Black-ish by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Daveed Diggs certainly isn’t throwing away his shot! The Tony winner, who recently departed gargantuan Broadway hit Hamilton, has been tapped for the third season of ABC’s Black-…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Odds & Ends: Ingrid Michaelson to Pen a Musical, Celeste Oliva Heads to Shear Madness & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed from today. Ingrid Michaelson to Pen a Musical Waitress creator Sara Bareilles may have started a trend! Singer-songwriter Ingrid …

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Spotlight On...Lou Liberatore by Michael Block

Name: Lou LiberatoreHometown: Leonia, NJEducation: Fordham University (Lincoln Center), William EsperSelect Credits: Broadway: As Is, Burn This (TONY Award Nomination), Off Bway: Orpheus Des…

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Rock Group Most Likely To: Interview With Wolf Alice as Bandwagon Grows by Mark Beech

The four members of Wolf Alice are chilling in their backstage area before playing in front of 65,000 people in London’s Hyde Park.Well, not quite chilling, because this is a Portakabin ty…

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Cracked (review) by Maegan Clearwood

  The tagline for Cracked is “Love. Faith. Motorcycles,” but bikers be warned: this is not the wind-in-your-hair anthem that you might expect. Nor is it a biographical examination o…

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Barbara Cook, 54 SINGS HAIR and More Slated for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week by BroadwayWorld

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club amp Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details

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Ed Gamble: “My entire personality was based on Alan Partridge” by Rachel Aroesti

From back hair to a leather trenchcoat, the comedian reveals the things that make him laugh the mostThe first time my mind was blown by a live standup was Boothby Graffoe in Edinburgh in 200…

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Tony Winner Annaleigh Ashford Tapped for Sunday in the Park with George, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal by Imogen Lloyd Webber

It's hot up here! Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford will star opposite the previously reported Jake Gyllenhaal in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park with George. Tw…

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Dazzling 'Evolution Of The Eighties' Fashions On Display At Jorgensen by Susan Dunne

In the world of fashion, the '80s was an era of excess: bright and shiny fabrics, wild patterns, gaudy sweaters, big neck bows, bigger shoulder pads and even bigger hair. Women took cues fro…

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/13/16- HAIR by Stage Tube

Today in 2011, the return engagement of the second Broadway revival of HAIR opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 67 performances. Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a…

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Candy Buckley, Theo Stockman, & Ben Moss Lead A LASTING IMPRESSION, Starting Tonight at NYMF by BroadwayWorld

Casting is complete for the upcoming reading of the new musical A Lasting Impression performing at New York Musical Festival this July. CANDY BUCKLEY Cabaret, After the Fall, Thoroughly Mode…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Candy Buckley, Theo Stockman, & Ben Moss Join Cast of A LASTING IMPRESSION at NYMF by BroadwayWorld

Casting is complete for the upcoming reading of the new musical A Lasting Impression performing at New York Musical Festival this July. CANDY BUCKLEY Cabaret, After the Fall, Thoroughly Mode…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Chopped Off All His 'Hamilton' Hair by Ashley Lee

Yes, he's throwing away his more

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Senior Spotlight: Newbury Park High School’s Nick Glaab by Cary Ginell

BY CARY GINELL He’s hard to miss on stage. A husky, ever-smiling youngster with bright red hair and a big voice. Nicholas Glaab recently graduated from Newbury Park High School and wil…

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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Wayne Sleep: ‘My hair is a problem. I look like a mangy cat’ by Rosanna Greenstreet

The dancer and choreographer on his dry skin, big toes and footwearI am usually late for everything, except my performances – they are sacred. The one thing I can do that a lot of peo…

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Friday, July 8, 2016

NYMF Interview: Geoff Davin on “The First Church of Mary, The Repentant Prostitute’s FIFTH ANNUAL Benefit Concert, Revival, and Pot Luck Dinner” by Jose Solis

The 2016 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 11 through August 7, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Geoff …

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

It's Valley of the Dolls' 50th Anniversary: Sparkle, Neely, Sparkle! by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoMoviesTheater & DanceNightlifenew york cityMichael MustoThis month marks the 50th anniversary of Jacqueline Susann’s sensational best seller The Valley of the Dolls, the o…

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FIRST LOOK: Scooby Doo Comes To The London Palladium by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Direct from a sell-out North American tour, Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries comes to the West End to thrill London audiences for the very first time! A local theatre is be…

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Monday, July 4, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Hairspray’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by Mark Beachy

Hey, Hon, leave those dirty dishes in the “zinc,” “worsh” your face with some “wooter,” and drive on over to Toby’s Dinner Theatre to see their b…

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Comedian Michael Ian Black Writes Satirical 'A Child's First Book Of Trump' by Susan Dunne

If you're wondering about the man with the wayward flop of yellow hair who is always in the news, comedian Michael Ian Black offers an explanation in a new off-beat book: "The beasty is call…

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Review: ‘Hairspray’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre by Gina Jun

Turning up the summer sizzle with a whirlwind of big hair, bright colors and dance-fueling music, Baltimore’s iconic, Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray returns to Toby’s Dinner Theat…

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Interview: Kyle Riabko on ‘Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined’ and Why Burt Is Like a Punk Rocker by Jose Solis

In Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined, Kyle Riabko takes the catalogue of one of the world’s most beloved composers, and turns it into something that’s both new and classic. His stripped…

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

WHO AM I by Darryl Reilly

A leggy dark blonde young woman with her hair pulled up, wearing a black skirt, a patterned short gray blouse and high heels walks through the audience and onto the bare black stage. She be…

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Review: A Text That Never Quite Takes Flight by Michael Block

By Michael BlockSexual violence and abuse is a serious subject. Finding a way to bring awareness through art is not easy. Especially if it hits close to home. That being said, not every prod…

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‘Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical’ Reveals Final Casting by Amy Sapp

The Roundabout Theatre Company has released the final casting for its highly-anticipated show, Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical.   Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentlem…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Interview: Cady Huffman on Bad Haircuts and “Shear Madness”, the Longest-Running Play in American History by Courtney Marie

Tony Award-winning actress Cady Huffman is excited to lend her immense talent, infectious sense of humor, and unwavering passion for her craft to the longest running play in American theatre…

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The 'Adorable' Jonathan Groff on Filming Hamilton & Looking's Finale by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We've always known that #Groffsauce was adorable, but that didn't make it any less magical on June 28 when we got to watch Kathie Lee Gifford realize it in real time. Jonathan Groff …

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How to evoke a world in chaos? Let 13 teenage girls storm the stage by Lyn Gardner

The Hamilton Complex explores our attitudes towards girls on the cusp of adulthood and uses adolescence as a metaphor for society’s uncertaintyIn 1971, the British photographer David Hamil…

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Quills review – De Sade the surrealist by Susannah Clapp

Les Nuits de Fourvière, LyonRobert Lepage pulls no punches as he revisits the notorious marquis in the asylumRobert Lepage is the Marquis de Sade. In pigtailed perruque and high heels, turn…

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