Wednesday, July 17, 2024

BOOP! The Musical Sets Opening at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway by Darryn King

BOOP! The Musical, inspired by the iconic 1930s cartoon flapper Betty Boop, will open at the Broadhurst Theatre on April 5, 2025. The musical last year at Chicago’s CIBC Theatre, helmed b…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:02PM

Play It Again: Hair's "Aquarius" by JK

 Play It Again: Hair's "Aquarius" For this new series, Jeff has invited me to choose some classic Broadway show tunes and compare versions of these songs from several different cast recor…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Tuesday, July 16, 2024

#BroadwayBares: Hit the Strip - TOPicana by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Dance into the long weekend with this trip to the "TOPicana" from #BroadwayBares: Hit the Strip! Yani Marin led a captivating company in a luscious, Latin-infused number. The sensuous squad…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:36PM

#BroadwayBares: Hit the Strip - Showgirls by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Our #BroadwayBares: Hit the Strip Showgirls are here to steal the spotlight and your heart ✨ Amber Ardolino went head-to-head with burlesque star Jake DuPree in a sensationally spirited t…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:36PM

#BroadwayBares: Hit the Strip - Feeling Thorny by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

To go "somewhere that's green," revisit last week's #BroadwayBares: Hit the Strip! 🌱 A detoxifying trip to an oxygen bar found Ehizoje Azeke “Feeling Thorny” as he descended into a t…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:36PM
Monday, July 15, 2024

Shaina Taub shines in remarkable ‘Suffs’ by Alan Smason

By ALAN SMASON, WYES-TV Theatre Critic (“Steppin’ Out“) The Public Theater has enjoyed a well deserved reputation as a proving grounds for works that have later found great fame on Bro…

SOURCE: Theatre Criticsm at 05:42AM
Saturday, July 13, 2024

My Afternoon with Dr. Ruth by Frank Rizzo

Sad news about the death of Dr. Ruth Westheimer at the age of 96. I remember fondly spending an afternoon with her in her Washington Heights apartment in NYCm in 2013 to advance a production…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 01:13PM

Public Theater Block Party by Sandi Durell

The Public Theater Hosts Block Party on Astor Place Sunday, July 28, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. inside and outside The Public Theater (425 Lafayette St. NYC) FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY: From 12:00 …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:35AM
Friday, July 12, 2024

"I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair" from Goodspeed's South Pacific by Goodspeed Musicals

Danielle Wade washes that man right out of her hair in Goodspeed's production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific! South Pacific The Goodspeed | East Haddam, CT June 14 - Aug 11 Learn…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:54PM
Monday, July 8, 2024

‘I am important!’ | A phone call with Mom | Clip from Passing Strange at the Young Vic by Young Vic

Official clip from Passing Strange, performed at the Young Vic Theatre in 2024 In Passing Strange, a young musician sets out on an electrifying musical odyssey to find himself and his place…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:00PM

How & Juliet Star Maya Boyd Chose a Life in Musical Theater Before Ever Being in a Musical by Hayley Levitt

Age: 21 Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan Current Role: Maya Boyd stars as Juliet in the Broadway production of & Juliet, a remixed Shakespearean love story scored by the pop hits of Max M…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:12PM
Friday, July 5, 2024

‘Pure energy!’ | Band Practice with the Scaryotypes | Clip from Passing Strange at the Young Vic by Young Vic

Clip from the Young Vic's revival of the Tony Award-winning musical, Passing Strange In Passing Strange, a young musician sets out on an electrifying musical odyssey to find himself and his…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:18AM
Tuesday, July 2, 2024

‘Punters let me cut their hair!’ Johnny Vegas on the wild pub that launched his career by Brian Logan

From performing in a bin to arm-wrestling rivals, the standup cut his teeth at a Nottingham pub’s chaotic Just the Tonic nights. As the thriving comedy club chain it grew into turns 30, he…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48PM
Thursday, June 27, 2024

‘Keys’ from Passing Strange | Performed by the cast at the Young Vic by Young Vic

My keys 🎼 In Passing Strange, a young musician sets out on an electrifying musical odyssey to find himself and his place in the world, swapping his middle-class L.A. upbringing for punk …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:25PM
Tuesday, June 25, 2024

It's About One Moment- An Look at Jason Robert Brown's 'The New World' by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: It's about one moment! Broadway veterans Jessica Vosk (Bridges of Madison County, San Francisco Symphony WSS), Mykal Kilgore (Motown, Hair), Kevin Kern (Bridges…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:12AM
Thursday, June 20, 2024

2024 Tony Nominees for Best Director of a Play & Musical by BroadwayWorld

What would Broadway be without the guidance of its directors- the people behind the scenes who guide the performances of the actors onstage and lend their artistic vision to the productions …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:54PM

Backstage with JAJA's Jocelyn Bioh by BroadwayWorld

"This Tony nomination means everything. As a writer, you hope hope that your play will even get produced. Then you hope it goes well off-Broadway. You think, 'Oh, maybe one day it can get to…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:54PM

Clip from Passing Strange | 'You know, it's kind of weird when...' by Young Vic

Video credit: Giles Terera in Passing Strange. Set & Costume Designer - Ben Stones, Lighting Designer - Richard Howell, Sound Designer - Tom Gibbons, Video Designer - Will Duke, Wigs, Hair a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:15PM

Life and Trust, From Sleep No More Producers Emursive, Sets Opening Date by Darryn King

Life and Trust, a new immersive-theater production from Emursive (Sleep No More) now in previews, has set its official opening date. Performances began June 17 in the Conwell Tower, also hom…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36AM

The Smithsonian Marks 56th Anniversary of Broadway's Hair June 20 by Logan Culwell-Block

A panel discussion and exhibition will celebrate the groundbreaking rock musical that opened April 29, 1968, at Broadway's Biltmore Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Legacy, love, and hair by Amanda Finn

As Dennis Dent’s undeniably charming Hustleman makes all too clear, there is always more to every story. And this story? It may be called The Salon, but its roots run far deeper than its p…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 05:53PM

The Most Mesmerizing Looks from the 2024 Tony Awards Navy Carpet, Part 2: Insects, Mermaids, and Hair! by Dylan Parent

From bejeweled bugs to creative coifs, these standout details made the outfits.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:48PM

Ewan McGregor wouldn’t shave off any years. That mustache? Another story by Tribune News Service

Ewan McGregor is swiping through his camera roll, looking for the picture that explains why he will never grow another mustache — unless a job requires it. And even then, he'd probably arg…

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Monday, June 17, 2024

Special HAIR 'Lets the Sun Shine In' On Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: HAIR began preview performances on Friday, March 6th, and celebrated its official opening on night, Tuesday, March 31, 2009. After a smash-hit run at Central Pa…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM

How'd We Do? Tony Predictions 2024 by Wendy Caster

  Seers, we ain’t. (Categories are in the order the awards were given.) Here’s how we did:   Sandra Liz Wendy TOTALS (out of 26) …

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 05:36PM
Sunday, June 16, 2024

STEREOPHONIC Wins The Tony For Best Play

Playwright David Adjmi’s incredible new play beat out fellow nominees Prayer for the French Republic, Mother Play, Mary Jane, and Jaja's African Hair Braiding.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:08PM

Video: Nikiya Mathis' Tony Win Shows Her 'Just How Important Service Is' by Diep Tran

She won a Special Tony Award as a hair and wig designer for Jaja's African Hair Braiding.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06PM

Video: 'I'm the First Black Costume Designer to Win This Award'—Dede Ayite Reacts to Her Win by Diep Tran

She won for her work in Jaja's African Hair Braiding.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24PM

STEREOPHONIC's Daniel Aukin Wins Best Direction

Aukin beat out fellow nominees Anne Kauffman for Mary Jane, Kenny Leon for Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch, Lila Neugebauer for Appropriate, and Whitney Wh…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 08:55PM

Video: Dede Ayite Celebrates Tony Win for Best Costume Design of a Play

Earlier tonight at the 77th Annual Tony Awards, Dede Ayite took home a Tony Award for 'Best Costume Design of a Play' for her outstanding work on Jaja's African Hair Braiding. After leaving …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:18PM

Dede Ayite Becomes First Black Woman to Win Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play by Hilary Lewis

Dede Ayite has become the first Black woman to win a Tony for best costume design of a play at the 2024 Tony Awards. Though nominated for her work on a few shows, Ayite won for her work on t…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 07:40PM

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