Friday, December 1, 2023

Poor Yella Rednecks ****1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Mark Rifkin November 30, 2023: Arizona-born Vietnamese American playwright and screenwriter Qui Nguyen follows up his semiautobiographical Vietgone with Poor Yella Rednecks, making it…

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Message In A Bottle: Apr 30 – May 12, 2024 | New York City Center by New York City Center

Buy Tickets: Initially inspired by Sting’s “Desert Rose” and including “Every Breath You Take,” “Roxanne…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

The Lion King to Welcome Four New Cubs as Young Simba and Nala by Darryn King

Four new cast members are about to step into the sun in Broadway’s The Lion King. From December 5, Ezekiel Kekuna and Albert Rhodes Jr. will share the role of Young Simba, while Annika Fra…

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Monday, November 27, 2023

All the World's a Stage, According to Scene Partners' Dianne Wiest and Josh Hamilton by Julia Chambers

In the new Off-Broadway play at Vineyard Theatre, these experienced actors play fledgling artists trying to make it big.

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Nik Walker, now in the just opened revival of the Monty Python musical Spamalot, chatted with Theater Pizzazz contributor Ron Fassler on what it’s like cavorting onstage with a splendid gr…

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Sunday, November 26, 2023

Police investigate fight during Hamilton performance in Manchester by Jessica Murray

Officers were called to altercation between two audience members at touring hit show at Palace Theatre Police are investigating after a fight broke out between theatregoers during a performa…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:12PM
Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Photos: New Look at MAESTRO With Bradley Cooper & Carey Mulligan; In Theaters Now Before Netflix Release

Ahead of the film's Netflix debut, check out new photos of Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan in the film, including shots on set with producer Steven Spielberg. The film also features Gideon…

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Interview: Josh Hamilton Jars Dianne Wiest's Memory Bank in SCENE PARTNERS

The Broadway veteran plays an assortment of characters in the realty-bending play written by John J. Caswell Jr.

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Hamilton review – revolutionary musical hits the road with a blazing new cast by Chris Wiegand

Palace theatre, ManchesterThe new tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster is delivered by an outstanding ensemble As this UK and Ireland tour is launched, it’s tempting to say that Hami…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM
Tuesday, November 21, 2023

SCENE PARTNERS - It's Never Too Late, or Is It? by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander “The past isn’t as frightening with one foot in the present.” So says a character in Scene Partners, the new comedy-drama by John J. Caswell, Jr., now at th…

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Photos: Check Out Photos From 1st U.K. and Ireland Tour of Hamilton by Andrew Gans

The tour of the international hit Lin-Manuel Miranda began earlier this month at the Manchester Palace Theatre.

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Monday, November 20, 2023

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical Next to Normal Is (Finally!) Heading to the West End by Darryn King

The Donmar Warehouse production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal will transfer to Wyndham’s Theatre in 2024. Directed by Donmar Artistic Director Michael Longhurst, the…

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Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Scene Partners Off-Broadway? by Molly Higgins, Talaura Harms

Dianne Wiest and Josh Hamilton star in the production at Vineyard Theatre.

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Hell’s Kitchen review – Alicia Keys jukebox musical is a marvel by Lauren Mechling

The Public Theater, New York The star helps craft a show-stopping semi-autobiographical off-Broadway musical that brings the house down Ah yes, the jukebox musical. That darling of fat-cat B…

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Friday, November 17, 2023

Tony Yazbeck Joins AMERICAN SPORTS STORY With Lindsay Mendez & Josh Andrés Rivera

Tony Yazbeck has joined Ryan Murphy’s latest FX anthology American Sports Story. Yazbeck will play a key recurring role opposite the previously reported Tony winner Lindsay Mendez, West S…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:55AM
Thursday, November 16, 2023

Taran Killam Finds Use for His Deep Monty Python Knowledge in Spamalot by Darryn King

Taran Killiam has been a fan of the British comedy troupe Monty Python his whole life. “Holy Grail in particular I could quote start to finish,” he tells Tamsen Fadal on The Broadway Sh…

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'I Just Said, Boom!': Ariana DeBose Talks the 2023 Tonys Opening Jump with Seth Meyers by Meg Masseron

Plus, hear how her mother danced with Common at a Hamilton afterparty.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Get a 1st Look at Scene Partners Starring Dianne Wiest and Josh Hamilton, Opening November 15 by Talaura Harms

The world premiere from playwright John J. Caswell, Jr. is at Vineyard Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:06PM
Monday, November 13, 2023

The Closing of Here Lies Love: A Few Thoughts by JK

The Closing of Here Lies Love: A Few Thoughts It is always sad when a show closes. Years of work and hundreds of jobs gone with a producers' notice and a notice taped to the door. Sad but …

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Saturday, November 11, 2023

November 1918: The Great War & The Great Gatsby at Carnegie Hall by bwaySHO

November 1918: The Great War & The Great Gatsby, a one night only performance at Carnegie Hall. Created by John Monsky, perfomances by Kristolyn Lloyd, Stephanie Jae Park, Kate Rockwell, N…

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Broadway Jukebox: Broadway 101- Beginner

Enjoy songs from musicals like: Hairspray, Rent, The Sound of Music, Les Miserables, Dreamgirls, The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Hamilton, and more!

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Thursday, November 9, 2023

Austin Scott Talks the Biggest Challenge of Playing & Juliet's "Very Different" William Shakespeare by Darryn King

Austin Scott is no stranger to musicals that blend the historical with a more modern sensibility. “I did a little show called Hamilton back in the day,” he tells The Broadway Show's Char…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Hamilton UK Tour rehearsal images released by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Rehearsal images are released for the first-ever Hamilton UK Tour. The Hamilton UK Tour begins performances at the Manchester Palace Theatre This post Hamilton UK Tour rehea…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023

NEW VOICES 2023 | We Will Rock You by Paper Mill Playhouse

A show unlike any other produced by Paper Mill Playhouse, this special concert features 122 talented young performers, including Rising Star Award winners and nominees. The 2023 New Voices C…

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Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for 1st U.K. and Ireland Tour of Hamilton by Andrew Gans

The tour of the international hit Lin-Manuel Miranda will begin November 11 at the Manchester Palace Theatre.

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Monday, November 6, 2023

Spring Awakening by Steven Morris

Reviewed by Socks WhitmoreEast West PlayersThrough Nov 19, 2023 RECOMMENDED As another snowless Los Angeles winter approaches, East West Players is in full bloom with its latest production: …

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Friday, November 3, 2023

Explore the Immersive World of Here Lies Love with Scenic Designer David Korins by Darryn King

When audiences file into the Broadway Theatre for Here Lies Love, the disco-pop musical with a score by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, there’s nothing that looks or feels like they’re in a…

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Thursday, November 2, 2023

Renée Elise Goldsberry, Justin Guarini & Okieriete Onaodowan share (Purlie) Victorious Schemes by bwaySHO

Join @bwaySHO on the Purlie Victorious red carpet as she asks everyone: tell us a story that was or was not victorious. Filmed by John Benson Edited by Avery Ingvarson & @bwaySHO Produced …

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Monday, October 30, 2023

Review: ‘Hamilton’ star Joshua Henry gives S.F. a ‘History of Soul’ and so much more by Steven Winn

The Grammy-winning Broadway performer provided an invigorating opening night to the 13th season of Bay Area Cabaret at the Venetian Room.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 03:07PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater