Friday, January 20, 2017

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

The Beauty Queen of Leenane Off Broadway, BAM Harvey Theater Reviewed by Regina Robbins BOTTOM LINE: The play that launched a writer’s career and won a ton of awards two decades ago is b…

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Monday, January 16, 2017

The Beauty Queen of Leenane, BAM Harvey Theater, New York

A fine revival of Martin McDonagh’s debut play set in the rain-sodden west of Ireland

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New Chapter! Taylor Louderman Starts Performances in Broadway's Kinky Boots by Lindsey Sullivan

Welcome to the Land of Lola, Taylor Louderman! The performer returns to Broadway in Kinky Boots beginning on January 16. She steps into the role of Lauren, replacing for Haven Burton, who to…

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Theatre News: Full casting announced for Theatr Clwyd's Skylight

Tamara Harvey will direct the revival of David Hare's play

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Photos: First look at UK tour of La Cage aux Folles

John Partridge stars in the touring production of Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman's musical

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Monday, January 9, 2017

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'I Don't Need A Roof' from BIG FISH by Stage Tube

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the sixth video in their 'Broadway Our Way'series today, featuring 'I Don't Need A Roof' from the m…

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She's Been Exec-utized! Taylor Louderman Will Join Broadway's Kinky Boots by Ryan McPhee

After abruptly departing the off-Broadway production of Ride the Cyclone, Taylor Louderman is coming back to Broadway. The Bring It On and Peter Pan Live! star will join Kinky Boots, ta…

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Don’t Go To Abilene Unless YOU Really Want To by Joe Patti

One of the more famous illustrations of the perils of group behavior is the Abilene Paradox. I wrote about the issue some years back but in short, its a story management expert Jerry Harvey …

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Move Over Beyoncé, Bowie, Cohen, Cave: The Best Albums of 2016 by Mark Beech

There is a lot of unanimity among listeners and critics this year on the best music of 2016 – Beyoncé, Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen and David Bowie among them.Let’s look at a few neglected …

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Monday, December 26, 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016

900 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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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Remembering Broadway’s Dick Latessa by Michael Riedel

When Harvey Fierstein slipped on a housecoat to play Edna in “Hairspray,” his co-star, Dick Latessa, told him he wasn’t the first to do a musical in drag: “We did a number in the out…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

‘Hairspray’ Tony Award-winner Dick Latessa dies at 87 by Mark Kennedy | ap

A veteran Broadway actor who was in the original productions of “Follies,” ‘’Brighton Beach Memoirs” and “The Will Rogers Follies” and who won a Tony Award playing Harvey Fiers…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Impressions of Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group's "Citizen" at BAM's Harvey Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In Impressions of Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group's Citizen at BAM's Harvey Theater, "Wilson cuts and pastes, slows down and speeds up, so that the solos, while individua…

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Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert & Christopher Sears Join Harvey Fierstein for Gently Down the Stream Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Gabriel Ebert will join fellow Tony winner Harvey Fierstein in the world premiere of Martin Sherman’s Gently Down the Stream at the Public Theater. The off-Broadway production will beg…

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See Who’s Joining Harvey Fierstein in Gently Down the Stream at the Public by Olivia Clement

The Martin Sherman play will have its world premiere in the spring.

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Theater News: Harvey Fierstein and Gabriel Ebert to Star in New Play Gently Down the Stream

The drama about gay dating in the Internet age is written by Martin Sherman.

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Gabriel Ebert and Christopher Sears Join Harvey Fierstein in GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM at The Public Theater by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere of GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM, written by Martin Sherman. Directed by Sean Mathias, the show begins previews on Tuesday…

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Friday, December 16, 2016

THE LION IN WINTER, Based on Goldman Play, Screens in New 4K Restoration at Film Forum by Movies News Desk

THE LION IN WINTER 1968, Anthony Harvey's multiple-Oscar-winning adaptation of the play by James Goldman, starring Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn, and with the film debuts of both Antho…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Memorable LGBTQ Show Biz Glimpses From 2016 by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoLady Gagalaverne coxMatt BomerMichael MustoEllen DeGeneres continued to make waves (or at least lead the masses in the wave) as the lesbian queen of daytime, while Rachel Maddow…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Band's Visit ****1/2 by Barry

A Visit We're Sorry to See Come to an End By: Lauren Yarger Ari'el Stachel, David Garo Yellin, George Abud, Tony Shaloub, Harvey Valdes, Sam Sadigursky, Alok Tewari Click to read more

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Letters of the week by The Stage

No magic carpet required Your correspondent Trevor Harvey refers to Mark James (not Jones as his letter states) magically appearing in two

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Monday, December 12, 2016

NBC Sets Re-Broadcast Date for Hairspray Live! by Michael Gioia

The TV presentation of the musical stars Harvey Fierstein, Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, and more.

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Sponsored Content: Test your theatre knowledge: How Kinky are you?

This week we're testing you on how much you think you know about Harvey Fierstein's classic musical Kinky Boots

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Fave Performances from NBC's Hairspray Live! by Lindsey Sullivan

We know where we've been—listening to the Hairspray Live! cast recording on repeat since the broadcast! The live broadcast of the Tony-winning musical aired on NBC on December 7, a…

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Review: Hairspray LIVE! Original Soundtrack Of The NBC Television Event by Courtney Marie

With an all-star line lineup of voices, including Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, and more, it’s no surprise that this original soundtrack to the NBC …

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THE LION IN WINTER, Based on Goldman Play, Gets New 4K Restoration at Film Forum by Movies News Desk

THE LION IN WINTER 1968, Anthony Harvey's multiple-Oscar-winning adaptation of the play by James Goldman, starring Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn, and with the film debuts of both Antho…

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VIDEO: See Harvey Fierstein Be Welcomed Back to the '60s in HAIRSPRAY LIVE by BroadwayWorld

Welcome back to the '60s, Harvey Fierstein The Tony Award winner reprised his role last night as Edna Turnblad in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE, and we've got the video for you below Also, keep an ey…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 Fave Performances from NBC's Hairspray Live! by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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The Winter’s Tale, BAM Harvey Theater, New York

A formerly derelict cinema is a fitting venue for Declan Donnellan’s production

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TV News: Catch Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, and More in Hairspray Live!

Newcomer Maddie Baillio stars as Tracy Turnblad in NBC's TV musical.

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