Friday, September 30, 2016

BWW Interview: Leah Harvey On Joining The All-female SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY by Marianka Swain

Leah Harvey has just graduated from LAMDA, and is now making her professional debut in Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy three plays staged in a 13-week repertory season…

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Fantasticks Launches Pittsburgh Public Theater Season by Adam Hetrick

Jamen Nanthakumar and Mary Elizabeth Drake co-star in the Tom Jones-Harvey Schmidt classic.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Conspiracy, Shakespeare, and John F. Kennedy by Daniel Henning

by DANIEL HENNING of 80% of Americans believe that John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was killed as a result of a conspiracy. In fact, the House Select Committee o…

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Finding Neverland Circles Jersey Boys' Theater in the West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Jersey Boys will shutter at the West End's Piccadilly Theatre, comes speculation that Harvey Weinstein has secured the venue for the London tran…

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Peter Brook Brings the Mahabharata to BAM in BATTLEFIELD Tonight by BroadwayWorld

With Battlefield, Peter Brook and his internationally renowned team --Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere --revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata 30 years after Brook's le…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Billy Eichner, Shayna Steele & More Join Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!; Full Company Set by Broadway Staff

It’s Hairspray Live!, you gays! Noted Wicked tailgater Billy Eichner has joined the starry lineup for NBC’s December 7 musical telecast. The Billy on the Street and Difficult Peo…

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Theater News: George Street Playhouse Announces Casting For Mama's Boy

Betsy Aidem will star as Lee Harvey Oswald's mother in the New Jersey production.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

World Premiere of Steve Martin's Comedy METEOR SHOWER Shatters Ticket Sales and Attendance Records by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe world premiere ofSteve Martin's new playMeteor Shower, which finished its highly acclaimed runon Sunday, has broken multiple Globe box office records and has become one of the …

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Songs and Stories with Harvey Granat: On Jerry Herman by Sandi Durell

  by Alix Cohen   Another season, another reason…Raconteur/vocalist/historian Harvey Granat’s entertaining series resumed today after summer hiatus with On Jerry Herman. Herman…

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Friday, September 16, 2016

An A-Z of Edward Albee by Mark Lawson

G is for The Goat, L is for lizards and U is for umbrella … As A Delicate Balance returns to Broadway, dip into our guide to the great American playwrightAfter being born – on 12 March 1…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

‘Kinky Boots’ Gets Out The Vote by Newsdesk

EVERY VOTER SAY YEAH! CYNDI LAUPER, HARVERY FIERSTEIN, AND THE CAST OF THE TONY AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT “KINKY BOOTS” ENCOURAGE AMERICANS TO GET OUT THE VOTE WITH NEW VIDEO New York, NY …

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STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS Gets Audiences Registered with 'Every Voter Say Yeah' Video by Stage Tube

KINKY BOOTS producersDaryl Roth and Hal Luftig, along with Grammy and Tony Award-winner Cyndi Lauper and Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, are encouraging people to get out the vote on Nov…

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Monday, September 12, 2016

PILGRIMS Hightide Festival, Aldeburgh by Libby Purves

TWO UP A MOUNTAIN, ONE LOOKING UP IN ANGER From Wales to this easternmost festival Tamara Harvey – newish artistic director of Theatr Clwyd – brings a new play by Elinor Cook. It…

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875 PLAYWRIGHT INTERVIEWS by Adam Szymkowicz

A Sean Abley Rob Ackerman Liz Duffy Adams Johnna Adams Tony Adams David Adjmi Keith Josef Adkins Niccolo Aeed Nastaran Ahmadi Derek Ahonen Kathleen Akerley Ayad Akhtar Daniel Akiyama …

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Review: Review: Pilgrims (HighTide Festival)

Tamara Harvey directs Elinor Cook's play about man's impulse to conquer the world

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

South Bank Centre Announces Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey and Sarah Pascoe in Lineup for its Coming Literature Season by BroadwayWorld

Southbank Centre announces Marina Abramovi, Nikki Amuka-Bird, MyAnna Buring, Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey, Sara Pascoe and Slavoj iek as a part of the AutumnWinter 2016 Literature progra…

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Run and Tell That: Hamilton's Ephraim Sykes & School of Rock's Shahadi Wright Joseph Join Hairspray Live! by Ryan McPhee

Ephraim Sykes, who can currently be seen on Broadway in the ensemble of Hamilton, has joined the cast of Hairspray Live!, according to Essence. He takes on the role of Seaweed J. Stubbs in t…

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BWW Interview: The Original Tom Jones Still Improving on His THE FANTASTICKS 50+ Years Later by Gil Kaan

The latest production of the classic THE FANTASTICKS arrived at The Pasadena Playhouse September 6, 2016, directed by Seema Sueko. With the book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey S…

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TELL ME ON A SUNDAY • New Line Theatre by Andrea

New Line Theatre closed its 25th anniversary season with an unlikely choice. It was an intimate, one-act, one-person musical about a British girl, Emma, living in the States and steering her…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Kinky Boots Stars Alan Mingo Jr. & Aaron C. Finley on Their Onstage Bromance, Not Fighting Heels & Why the Show Gives Them Chills by Kathy Henderson

A glamorous drag queen and a strait-laced shoe manufacturer form an unconventional alliance in Kinky Boots, a relationship that’s both funny and touching thanks to Cyndi Lauper’s…

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THE FANTASTICKS Featuring Broadway Vets Begins Tonight at Pasadena Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

The Pasadena PlayhousepresentsTHE FANTASTICKS by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. The production will be directed by Seema Sueko, who directed The Pasadena Playhouse's critically acclaimed prod…

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Photo Flash: New Stars of Broadway's Kinky Boots Strut Their Stuff

The Cyndi Lauper-Harvey Fierstein musical welcomes a slew of leading players.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Review: Kinky Boots (Broadway in Chicago, 2016) by Scotty Zacher

Broadway in Chicago's Kinky Boots, by Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, is back for its 2nd national tour (after first having its Broadway-bound world premiere here in 2012), and it's bigge…

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Raise Your Voice! Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper Get Out the Vote at KINKY BOOTS Performance by BroadwayWorld

KINKY BOOTS' Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper truly want people to 'raise their voice' and be sure to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/30 - Sarah-Jane Potts was Born to Wear KINKY BOOTS! by Stage Tube

Today happens to be the fortieth birthday of actress Sarah-Jane Potts, who is probably best-known for her prominent role in 'Kinky Boots' - the movie on which Harvey Fierstein and Cyndie Lau…

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Betty Buckley on Using Psychologists to Understand Characters and Herself by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoTheater & DanceNightlifenew york citybroadwayqueen2016 ElectionMichael MustoTexas-born Betty Buckley has long possessed great pipes and a lush way of approaching an assignme…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Meet the Cast of Hard Bargain’s ‘Radio Golf’: Part 3: DeJeanette Horne by Joel Markowitz

In Part 3 of interviews with the cast of Hard Bargain Players’ Radio Golf, meet DeJeanette Horne. Joel: Please tell our readers where they may have seen you appear on our local stages a…

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Murder Ballad Extends Booking Period, Now Booking To 3rd December

Murder Ballad, starring Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo, Victoria Hamilton – Barritt and Norman Bowman, extends booking period to December 3rd at The Arts Theatre. Completing the cast are…

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Monday, August 22, 2016

‘Finding Neverland’ Ascends To Heaviside Layer; ‘Wicked’ Off $204K – Broadway B.O. by Jeremy Gerard

Finding Neverland, whose well-chronicled journey from 2004 Miramax meller to Harvey Weinstein-produced Broadway musical provided as much entertainment off-stage as on, closed up shop on …

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Sunday, August 21, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/21/16- LA CAGE AUX FOLLES by Stage Tube

Today in 1983, La Cage Aux Folles opened at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 1761 performances. With a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman, it is based on the 1…

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