Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tony Winners Ben Platt, Idina Menzel and More to Celebrate Passover in Benefit Event by Caitlin Moynihan

This year you can celebrate the fourth night of Passover with some of the biggest stars of the stage and screen! Performers, musicians, and religious scholars will come together virtually to…

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

La MaMa Shares Photos of Famous Alums From Bette Midler to Harvey Fierstein and More by Olivia Clement

A look back at some of the now-famous faces who have graced the downtown institution's stages.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Want to Learn from the Best at Home? Judith Light, Adrienne Warren & More Join Bridge to Broadway Digital Training Platform by Lindsey Sullivan

Add this to the list of creative ways to bring Broadway to others during this time of social distancing. Bridge to Broadway, stage alum Erik Liberman's online initiative that pairs aspiring…

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Alan Menken, Judith Light, Harvey Fierstein, and More Join BRIDGE TO BROADWAY Online Training Platform

On Monday, April 6th, the latest installment of Erik Liberman's Bridge to Broadway online training platform launches. Bridge matches theatre students and emerging artists around the world wi…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

How Charity Fraud Led To Harvey Weinstein’s Downfall by Artsjournal

Although Tom Ajamie’s amfAR investigation never received the same level of attention as Weinstein’s sexual predation, it remains the key event that led to his downfall. After all, it was…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein Debuts A Homemade Medical Mask

Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein has found a very constructive way to pass the time and stay healthy throughout the virus pandemic. 

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Monday, March 23, 2020
Sunday, March 22, 2020

Even More Stars Join Broadway.com's Special Return Episode of The Rosie O'Donnell Show by Andy Lefkowitz

An additional group of talented stars have signed on to take part in the upcoming special return episode of The Rosie O'Donnell Show. The previously announced event, presented in support of …

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Friday, March 20, 2020

More Stars Added to One-Night Return of The Rosie O'Donnell Show on Broadway.com by Andy Lefkowitz

A starry lineup of A-list talent has been newly announced to take part in the eagerly anticipated return of The Rosie O'Donnell Show. The previously announced event, presented in support of…

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Broadway.com to Livestream All-Star Return of The Rosie O'Donnell Show on March 22 by Andy Lefkowitz

A glittering array of superstar talent will come together this weekend for a special one-night return of the Emmy-winning Rosie O'Donnell Show. The live-streamed event, presented in support …

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Does Kinky Boots on BroadwayHD Raise Up the Stage Show?

The London cast appears in a filmed version of the Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein musical, available to subscribers of the theatrical streaming service.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Our Lady of Blundellsands review – it's like Ibsen turned up to 11 by Catherine Love

Everyman, LiverpoolJosie Lawrence stars in Jonathan Harvey’s story of the Domingo clan who have plenty of skeletons in their cupboards As messed up families go, the Domingos are off the ch…

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Our Lady of Blundellsands review at Everyman Theatre, Liverpool – ‘tears, laughter and acid wit’ by Nigel Smith

Jonathan Harvey has extraordinary skill in writing sensitive, witty dialogue. Our Lady of Blundellsands is an outstanding example of his ability to

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Call Answered: Jeffrey Vause: "TOMORROW WE LOVE" at Theater for the New City by Adam Rothenberg

I first came to know Jeffrey Vause when he was starring in Andy Halliday’s Nothing But Trash. I’m so excited that I now get to interview him as Jeffrey’s play TOMORROW WE LOVE, makes i…

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Friday, March 6, 2020

Today on Broadway: Friday, March 6, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Reviews in for “Girl from the North Country,” Van Der Beek & Harvey to Lead “Birdie” in DC, ALW’s “Cinderella” Delays Opening “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday thr…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Put on a Happy Face! James Van Der Beek, Carly Hughes & More to Lead Bye Bye Birdie at the Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

A slew of stage-and-screen stars have been selected to lead the Kennedy Center's upcoming staging of the 1960 Tony-winning musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie. The previously announced Washington…

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James Van Der Beek to Lead Bye Bye Birdie at the Kennedy Center

Van Der Beek will star with Carly Hughes and Harvey Fierstein.

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James Van Der Beek, Harvey Fierstein, More to Star in Bye Bye Birdie at the Kennedy Center by Ryan McPhee

Carly Hughes, Caitlin Kinnunen, Ann Harada, and more will appear in the Washington, D.C. presentation.

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James Van Der Beek, Carly Hughes, Mallory Bechtel, Harvey Fierstein, & More Will Lead BYE BYE BIRDIE at the Kennedy Center

BroadwayWorld has learned upcoming casting for the Kennedy Center production of Bye Bye Birdie!

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

James McAvoy-Led CYRANO DE BERGERAC Comes To BAM This Spring

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will present director Jamie Lloyd's bold revival of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergeraca?"in a new version by Martin Crimpa?"at the BAM Harvey Theater fro…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Ryan O'Connor by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Ryan Carpender) Ryan O’Connor is a self-described bon vivant, working successfully in various mediums in entertainment without ever really committing to any one particular vocat…

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Eddie Cooper Joins Cast of Off-Broadway's Assassins; Three-Week Extension Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway alum Eddie Cooper has been cast as The Proprietor in Classic Stage Company's upcoming revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's musical Assassins. The previously announced…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Women Beware Women review – excess all areas with Tara Fitzgerald by Arifa Akbar

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, LondonThomas Middleton’s play seems perfect for the #MeToo era, but this over-stylised production misses the mark Thomas Middleton’s revenge drama about patriarc…

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Jonathan Harvey: ‘Playwriting is like sculpting. You’re chiselling away and eventually a beautiful shape will form’ by Catherine Jones

Since penning hit play Beautiful Thing in the 1990s, Jonathan Harvey has combined theatre work with TV, writing some of Coronation Street’s

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Polonium, The Opera: Work About Poisoning Of Alexander Litvinenko Is Coming by Artsjournal1

The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko, with music by Anthony Bolton and a libretto by Kit Hesketh-Harvey based on the book Death of a Dissident by Litvinenko’s widow, premieres this…

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Has Anything Really Changed In Hollywood Since The Harvey Weinstein Case Broke? Actually, Yes by Artsjournal1

“Structural problems, such as Hollywood’s persistent lack of women in positions of power and key creative roles, will take years to adequately address. Still, on top of the specific chan…

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Four Minutes Twelve Seconds review at Oldham Coliseum – ‘timely and nuanced revival’ by Natalie Douglas

In a week that has seen the conviction of Harvey Weinstein, James Fritz’s thought-provoking 2014 play about consent, power and the internet’s

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Hollywood Celebrates Harvey Weinstein Verdict by Artsjournal

Actresses and activists celebrated Monday when a New York jury found the producer guilty on two counts, in a decision that could send him to jail for up to 25 years.  – The Daily Beast

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Josie Lawrence: ‘Of course I don’t think I’m sexy!’ by Zoe Williams

Whose Line Is It Anyway? made her a household name. But, more than 30 years on, does the queen of improv also think it held her back? She talks about ambition, sexism and her lucky escape fr…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Harvey Weinstein: Guilty. The Unbearable Whiteness of Theater? #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

As Black History Month comes to an end, a new edition of a book about the white supremacy of Broadway musicals (with the too obviously ironic title of The Great White Way) has been published…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

‘Rude, loud, chaotic & absolutely hilarious’: MUSIK – Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★★ by Luca Molinari

Musik is the spin-off from the original 2001 Closer to Heaven musical collaboration from Jonathan Harvey and the Pet Shop Boys, bringing the former fictional euro diva character, Billie Trix…

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