Thursday, March 31, 2022

16 Shows to See Off Broadway in April - Catch James McAvoy as Cyrano de Bergerac, Sarah Silverman's autobiographical musical and more by Raven Snook

Catch James McAvoy as Cyrano, Sarah Silverman's new musical and more --- Fifteen shows are opening on Broadway this month but even more are bowing Off Broadway. Our curated list features 16 …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, March 10, 2022

Broadway Games: Knowing the Season by JK

Broadway Games: Knowing the Season How well do you know the shows that will be opening between now and the April 28th Tony Awards deadline? MATCH THE SHOW TO THE DESCRIPTION: …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:48AM
Friday, February 25, 2022

Your Broadway Spring Preview! 2022 Edition - A guide to 19 upcoming (and returning!) musicals and plays by Raven Snook

A guide to 19 upcoming (and returning!) musicals and plays --- Talk about déjà vu! Many productions originally scheduled for spring 2020 are finally bowing on Broadway, including buzzy tra…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Cast Set for JC Lee's To My Girls at Off-Broadway's Second Stage by Lindsey Sullivan

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the world premiere of JC Lee’s To My Girls, directed by Stephen Brackett. The comedy will begin performances on March 15 and open on April …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:42PM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Keala Settle to Make West End Debut in & Juliet by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony nominee Keala Settle is going to Verona. Settle will make her West End debut as Nurse in the Olivier-nominated & Juliet beginning March 29 at London's Shaftesbury Theatre. Settle, …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend October 29-31 - See Saoirse Rona in 'Macbeth,' Cush Jumbo in 'Hamlet,' 'Sanctuary City' and more by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Halloween weekend, Frid…

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Friday, October 8, 2021

Jon Rua Talks About His Start on Broadway in IN THE HEIGHTS, DAMN YANKEES, and More by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: https://bway.world/JonRuaBL Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richard Ridg…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:18PM
Thursday, August 12, 2021

Facetime Interview: Instagram Live REPLAY: Jay Armstrong Johnson, Broadway Actor, Singer, Phantom of the Opera, On the Town, Hair by Adam Rothenberg

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Call Me Adam (@callmeadamnyc) If you missed my Instagram Live with Broadway actor Jay Armstrong Johnson, you can watch the REPLAY ab…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 10:42PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: June 22 - 28 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 22, 1976: One of the most produced and beloved musicals of all time, Godspell, debuted on Broadway at the Bro…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:06AM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz by JK

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz Here's a little test of your Broadway knowledge. Good luck! 1. Put these shows in chronological order by the date of their official Broadway opening night: …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:33AM
Friday, May 14, 2021

Broadway Games : 3 Out of 4 by JK

Broadway Games: 3 Out of 4 Three out of four things in each group below have something or someone in common. Which one doesn't belong? What do the other three have in common? Good luck! 1.…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:54AM
Monday, April 12, 2021

Amanda Green elected president of the Dramatists Guild by Caitlin Huston

Lyricist and writer Amanda Green was elected council president of the Dramatists Guild of America, becoming the first woman to lead the trade association in its 100-year history.   Green, …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:43PM
Friday, April 2, 2021

Broadway Games: 2000's Tony-Winning Lyrics by JK

How well do you know your 21st century Broadway lyrics? Over the first 20+ years of the new millennium there have been dozens of new scores written, and this week's game will test your knowl…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Keala Settle Shares Exclusive Stories While Celebrating 1 Year of Theatre Podcast DRAMA.

Tony Award® nominee Keala Settle (The Greatest Showman, Hands on a Hardbody, Waitress) is the special guest on the one year anniversary episode of the theatre and entertainment podcast DRAM…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:31PM
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

What Exactly Did Keala Settle Think She Was Reading for at Her Hands on a Hardbody Audition...? by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares stories from his recent concerts with Settle and Beth Leavel, his tragic Tonys red carpet mishap, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:11PM
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Are There "Hit Songs" in Broadway Misfires? by JK

We love it when we hear from you, especially when you come up with some great ideas that add to the Broadway discourse. Well, following our list of favorite flops of the past decade, and aga…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:36AM
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: The Broadway Top 40 Countdown: #20 - 11 by JK

As Casey Kasem used to say, "On with the countdown!" This week our list of the 40 best new songs from the past decade of Broadway shows continues with numbers 20-11. In case you missed any o…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:42AM
Friday, May 1, 2020

VIDEO: BROADWAY SESSIONS Hosts A Digital Open Mic Night

Tonight, Broadway Sessions welcomed Broadway favorites Blaine Krauss (Great Comet, Hamilton, The Lion King), Arianna Afsar (Eliza in Hamilton) and Janet Krupin (If/Then, Bring It On, Hands …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:18AM
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Corey Mach to Host Musical Theater College Audition Discussion on Instagram Live Today

Corey Mach, previously seen on Broadway in Kinky Boots, Godspell, and Hands on a Hardbody, will host an interactive discussion today centered around auditioning for Musical Theater Programs …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:42PM
Monday, January 27, 2020

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Amanda Green

Growing up, Amanda Green's family holiday party guest list included Sondheim, Bernstein and Feinstein to name a few Broadway legends! Not to mention her father was Adolf Green (of the dynami…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:13AM
Thursday, November 7, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Shabazz Green by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Paul Greco) Shabazz Green - New York Credits: Philosophy for Gangsters (Beckett Theatre); Intruder: The Musical (Hudson Guild).  Regional Credits: Oklahoma (Denver Center for the …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 02:36PM
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Clinton Greenspan to Make Broadway Debut in Title Role of Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Aladdin tour star Clinton Greenspan will take a magic carpet ride to Broadway next month, reprising his celebrated turn in the musical's title role beginning on September 13. Disney Theatica…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:54PM
Monday, August 12, 2019

Inspiring Change by Angela Tricarico

by Mara Jill Herman (Graphic by Brittney Keim) In 2018, I was…

SOURCE: www.theensemblist.com at 10:57AM
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part IV: The Southwest by JK

Maybe it's the summer heat and we are feeling like we live in a desert, but it seems like the perfect time to visit the Southwest in our tour of American musicals. Here's the fourth part of …

SOURCE: JK's TheatreScene at 08:06AM
Friday, May 17, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jay Armstrong Johnson Interview: "The Phantom of the Opera" by Adam Rothenberg

By the time I got to interview Jay Armstrong Johnson in 2012, I had already been a big fan of his as I had previously seen him in the Broadway revival of Hair & the Off-Broadway producti…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 10:24AM
Monday, April 29, 2019

Celebrating Women by Jackson Cline

Project Broadway: Forget About the Boys BY JACKSON CLINE What’s better than celebrating female musical theatre compos…

SOURCE: www.theensemblist.com at 09:04AM
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Billy Crystal Recruits Jason Robert Brown & Amanda Green for Mr. Saturday Night Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning stage-and-screen star Billy Crystal has lined up an A-list pair of creatives to adapt his 1992 comedy flick Mr. Saturday Night into a stage musical. Three-time Tony winner Jason…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:39AM
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Hands on a Hardbody – Refuge Theatre by Bob Bullen

Gypsy. Sweeney Todd. Chorus Line. Chicago. Great American musical theatre rallies around a common theme: Desperation – and the great lengths we go to get what we want. Hands on a Hardbody …

SOURCE: Chicago Theatre Addict at 08:22AM
Friday, March 22, 2019

Refuge Theatre lifts Hands on a Hardbody out of complete banality by Justin Hayford

"If you want something," they sing, "keep your hands on it." Based on S.R. Bindler's 1997 documentary of the same name, this 2012 Broadway musical focuses on an …

SOURCE: www.chicagoreader.com at 07:00AM
Thursday, March 21, 2019

#TBT: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

Six years ago today, the uplifting musical Hands on a Hardbody, based on a documentary of the same name, opened on Broadway featuring Broadway favorites like Keala Settle, Jay Armstrong John…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:53PM

VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:43PM

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