Monday, April 20, 2015

Spinning a big ‘Carousel’ at the Olney Theatre by Nelson Pressley

The “if” in “Carousel’s” famous “If I Loved You” smolders with tension in the Olney Theatre Center’s big, thoughtful, musically rich production. In the muscular Tally Session…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Pirates of Penzance, Touring by David Nice

When does a Gilbert and Sullivan chorus make you laugh, cry and cheer as much as any of the famous set pieces? In this case when Major-General Stanley’s daughters “climbing over rocky mo…

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Opening Night on Broadway! | FINDING NEVERLAND - A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL by Finding Neverland The Musical

Opening Night on Broadway! | FINDING NEVERLAND - A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL The stars come out for the opening night of FINDING NEVERLAND! Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura Michelle K…

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Q&A: Joey Taranto

Name: Joey Taranto Where are you from? New OrleansBroadway credits: Rock of Ages, Spider-man: Turn off the Dark, Kinky BootsHow did you hear you’d booked your first Broadway show? This emb…

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Opening Night on Broadway! | FINDING NEVERLAND - A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL by Finding Neverland The Musical

Opening Night on Broadway! | FINDING NEVERLAND - A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL The stars come out to celebrate the opening night of FINDING NEVERLAND! Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura M…

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Review Roundup: ‘Finding Neverland’ with Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer by Dcontray

Finding Neverland, the new musical about the creation of Peter Pan, opened on April 15 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Hair), Finding Neverland fe…

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"Stroke By Stroke" from Jasper in Deadland Spotlight Night by The 5th Avenue Theatre

"Stroke By Stroke" from Jasper in Deadland Spotlight Night Ryan Scott Oliver sings "Stroke by Stroke" from his new musical Jasper in Deadland, written with Hunter Foster…

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"One More Day of Snow" from Jasper in Deadland Spotlight Night by The 5th Avenue Theatre

"One More Day of Snow" from Jasper in Deadland Spotlight Night Matt Doyle, Sydney Shepherd and company sing "One More Day of Snow" from the new musical Jasper in Deadlan…

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Clinton the Musical's First Lady Kerry Butler Is Taking Your Questions! by Broadway.com

What do you do after announcing your 2016 bid for President of the United States? Take a seat on Broadway.com’s comfy gray couch, of course! Tony nominee Kerry Butler plays Hillary Rod…

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BONNIE & CLYDE, HEATHERS & More Included in TUTS Underground's 2015-16 Season! by BroadwayWorld

Murderous bank-robbing lovers, holiday grump meets Little Match Girl, tiaras the size of Texas and the ultimate teenage popularity contest hair scrunchies included - TUTS Underground's 20151…

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Now on Broadway | FINDING NEVERLAND - A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL by Finding Neverland The Musical

Now on Broadway | FINDING NEVERLAND - A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura Michelle Kelly star in the fascinating story of how Peter became Pan. Based on the A…

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Matthew Morrison, Laura Michelle Kelly & the Cast Perform "Believe" | FINDING NEVERLAND by Finding Neverland The Musical

Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura Michelle Kelly star in the fascinating story of how Peter became Pan.

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The King and I and I by Lauren Yarger

Why I am Looking Forward to Seeing (and a Little Bit Afraid of) a Broadway Revival of one of My Favorite Musicals By Lauren YargerI have been in love with the King and I for years …

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hamlet by Elizabeth Wollman

Photo: Carol RoseggHamlet's a real pain in the ass, if you ask me. I don't mean the titular protagonist, though he's a pill, too. I'm talking about the show itself, which is so well-known, s…

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Interview: “Orange is the New Black’s” Annie Golden on New Play “Underland” by Emily Gawlak

Annie Golden’s career had fairytale beginnings. Performing at the legendary venue CBGB with her punk band The Shirts, she was spotted by director Miloš Forman, who gave her a role in his …

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Lookback: on getting a haircut by Terry Teachout

From 2005: I like Antonio’s, mostly because it reminds me of all the other barber shops I’ve visited regularly. Not the mall-type franchise stores that I patronized in college–I never …

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat - Commercial 30 - Denver Center for the Performing Arts by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat - Commercial 30 - Denver Center for the Performing Arts Apr 22 - Apr 26, 2015 - The Buell Theatre One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice…

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Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat - Commercial 15 - Denver Center for the Performing Arts by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat - Commercial 15 - Denver Center for the Performing Arts Apr 22 - Apr 26, 2015 - The Buell Theatre One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice…

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

‘Hair’ (yes, THAT ‘Hair’) at Horace Greeley by Peter D. Kramer

In Chappaqua, Horace Greeley has the region’s only seniors-only musical and the Class of 2015 made a memorable choice: “Hair,” the “Age of Aquarius” musical, wi…

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Review: I Did Have Laugh Out Loud Fun With This Musical by Michael Block

by Michael BlockThe presidency of Bill Clinton was riddled with controversy and scandal. It was almost a parody of itself. With content so rich, Clinton and pals get the musical theater trea…

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Roald Dahl's The Twits gets the theatrical treatment at the Royal Court

“What a lot of hairy-faced men there are around nowadays.” So opens The Twits, and boy, did Roald Dahl get that right. What would he have made of today’s hirsute hipsters, one wonders.…

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Saturday, April 11, 2015

From Hair to Spring Awakening, 10 Musicals That Rocked Broadway by Ben Rimalower

From "The Age of Aquarius" to "The B*itch of Living," rock music has been a constant presence on the Great White Way. Which musicals have truly rocked Broadway and change…

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Daily Dose of Dennis: Volume 5 | Rock of Ages Vegas by Rock of Ages

Daily Dose of Dennis: Volume 5 | Rock of Ages Vegas Planning to ROCK OUT at The Bourbon Room? The owner of that temple of Rock n' Roll kick-assery shares some tips to ensure nothin'…

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After 14 years on Broadway, ‘Mamma Mia!’ to close by Michael Riedel

“Mamma Mia!” — which turned everybody with a hand-held hair dryer into a Dancing Queen — will end its 14-year Broadway run Sept. 5. It is the eighth-longest-running show in...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The Margins from Molotov – long on ambition, but short on scares by Ben Demers

Ghost stories need a few key elements to truly scare: constantly building tension, atmospheric lighting and music, a cast that knows when to get out of the way, and just enough backstory to …

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Foul-mouthed puppet is Tony gold in raunchy ‘Hand to God’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Don’t let his big eyes, tuft of red hair and argyle sweater fool you: Tyrone is a profane, horny, violent little psycho — and funny as hell, too. He’s found...

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Behind the Scenes | FINDING NEVERLAND - A NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL by Finding Neverland The Musical

One week before FINDING NEVERLAND opens on Broadway, a look behind the scenes of the highly-anticipated new musical's journey. Footage courtesy of the 2014 American Repertory Theatre product…

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Broadway Sound Designer Abe Jacob Lectures in NYC Tonight by BroadwayWorld

ABE JACOB, one of Broadway's most prominent and influential designers, will take audience members behind the scenes as he discusses his illustrious career and reflects on the many Broadway, …

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Daily Dose of Dennis: Volume 4 | Rock of Ages Vegas by Rock of Ages

Daily Dose of Dennis: Volume 4 | Rock of Ages Vegas To all those entrepreneurs out there, this DAILY DOSE OF DENNIS is for YOU! Dennis shares one piece of business advice that's kept Th…

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Daily Dose of Dennis: Volume 2 | Rock of Ages Vegas by Rock of Ages

Daily Dose of Dennis: Volume 2 | Rock of Ages Vegas Life got you down? This DAILY DOSE OF DENNIS provides some inspiration and direction. Don't miss Joey Fatone as Dennis Dupree in ROC…

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Daily Dose of Dennis: Volume 1 | Rock of Ages Las Vegas by Rock of Ages

Daily Dose of Dennis: Volume 1 | Rock of Ages Las Vegas In this DAILY DOSE OF DENNIS, the legend himself brings you an important public service announcement (drawn from personal experience)…

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