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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Friday, August 19, 2016

You Can't Stop the Beat! Watch the First Promo of Hairspray Live! by

The nicest kids in town! We have the first video promo of NBC's eagerly anticipated Hairspray Live!, below. The starry cast, who can be seen in costume for the first time, includes Harve…

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Wicked Has Pint-Sized Fans, Maddie Baillio & Harvey Fierstein Get Glam & More Swankified Shots! by Lindsey Sullivan

Sierra Boggess has jet-setted off to Paris, fashion designer Zac Posen is at Cats and Maddie Baillio and Harvey Fierstein are giving us major glamour envy! Check out our latest roundup for m…

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Peter Brook to Bring the Mahabharata to BAM in BATTLEFIELD This Fall 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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Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Conor Guzman, Ashley Park, Hal Linden and More to Lead THE FANTASTICKS 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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Tony & Emmy Winner Andrea Martin Joins the Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!, Playing Mother to Ariana Grande by Ryan McPhee

She isn’t done playing difficult yet. Andrea Martin is the latest name added to the starry roster for Hairspray Live!, accoring to Entertainment Weekly. The Tony and Emmy winner w…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

See a First Look at Hairspray Live!’s Mother-Daughter Duo in Costume by Michael Gioia

Harvey Fierstein and Maddie Baillio are all dolled up for the Big Doll House in the upcoming NBC live musical event.

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Welcome to the '60's! First Look at HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Edna & Tracy in Costume by TV News Desk

PEOPLE has shared an exclusive first look at Harvey Fierstein and newcomer Maddie Baillio in costume in their iconic roles as Edna and Tracy Turnblad in NBC's upcoming HAIRSPRAY LIVE.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

YouTube Star & Broadway Alum Todrick Hall Will Enter the Land of Lola & Headline Kinky Boots by Ryan McPhee

He’s recently outta Oz, and now he’s heading to Broadway. YouTube star Todrick Hall will return to the Great White Way to headline Kinky Boots. He takes over for Alan Mingo Jr. i…

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Odds & Ends: Marissa Jaret Winokur Eyes Hairspray Live! Cameo, Stars Set for Drunk History's Hamilton Episode & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed from today and over the summer weekend. Marissa Jaret Winokur Eyes Hairspray Live! Cameo Marissa Jaret Winokur, who won the Tony f…

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Seize the Camera! Jeremy Jordan & Original Cast Will Reunite for Newsies on Screen by Imogen Lloyd Webber

It’s official! The rumors were true and Newsies will make its worldwide cinema debut in early 2017, starring Jeremy Jordan, reprising his Tony Award-nominated performance as Jack Kelly…

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6 Most Anticipated Albums: Springsteen, Sting, Spears by Mark Beech

This year is shaping up to be an impressive one for rock albums, with titles by Beyoncé, Radiohead, Paul Simon, and the late David Bowie among those to win acclaim so far. But the best may …

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Falcon Crest Favorite Lorenzo Lamas Will Join The Fantasticks Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The Great White Way may be all about the ‘80s this summer, but this October, that blast from the past is heading off-Broadway. Falcon Crest star Lorenzo Lamas will join the cast of The…

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Edinburgh Fringe Review: [Title of Show], C Cubed Main Space by Joseph Winer

There’s shows about shows, theatre about theatre and then there’s [Title of Show], a musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical. It’s essentially Incepti…

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Everybody Say Yeah! Aaron C. Finley Begins Performances in Broadway's Kinky Boots by

Welcome to the land of Lola, Aaron C. Finley! The Great White Way alum will begin performances in the Tony-winning Kinky Boots on August 8. Finley is set to take over as Charlie Price from A…

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Casting Announced for World Premiere of Elinor Cook's PILGRIMS by BroadwayWorld

Casting is today announced for HighTide, Vicky Graham Productions and Theatr Clwyd world premiere production of Elinor Cook's new play Pilgrims for which she won the 2013 George Devine Award…

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

David Bowie, Radiohead Lead Mercury Prize Nominations by Mark Beech

Albums by the late David Bowie and Radiohead are among those nominated for Britain’s prestigious Mercury Prize for music. Bowie’s “Blackstar” album – released just days before his …

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Harvey Fierstein Reveals Which Show-Stopping HAIRSPRAY Number Was Almost Cut from Show by TV News Desk

In a new interview in The Hollywood Reporter, HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson spoke to reporters about the upcoming live broadcast on NBC. F

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson on 'Hairspray Live' and the Song That Almost Never Was by Jordan Riefe

Hudson will sing 'I Know Where I've Been,' an anthem about discrimination that nearly got cut from the original Broadway more

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Hairspray Live! Adds Two Broadway-Loving Emmy Winners: Rosie O'Donnell & Sean Hayes by Ryan McPhee

You can’t stop the motion of…Hairspray Live!’s casting announcements. Emmy winners and Broadway cheerleaders Rosie O'Donnell and Sean Hayes have signed on for NBC&rsqu…

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Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth & Cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Appear at Summer Press Tour by TV News Desk

The cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE, Derek Hough, Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Maddie Baillio, Jennifer Hudson, and Ariana Grande appeared at the NBCUniversal Summer Press Tour.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

TCG 2016 Gala to Honor Danai Gurira and More by American Theatre Editors

Producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey and the Vilcek Foundation will also be recognized.

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Theater News: Drama Desk Award-Winning Playwright Danai Gurira Will Be Honored at Annual TCG Gala

Producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, along with the Vilcek Foundation, led by Rick Kinsel, will also be recognized.

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Disney Channel Standouts Garrett Clayton & Dove Cameron Join NBC's Hairspray Live! by Ryan McPhee

Two teen favorites are about to make teenage Baltimore swoon. Garrett Clayton and Dove Cameron have joined the cast of NBC's Hairspray Live! as Link Larkin and Amber Von Tussle, respecti…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Delays Opening Until 2017 by Amy Sapp

Though originally set to appear on Broadway in late 2016, the newest revival of the classic 1950s film Singin’ in the Rain will open on the Great White Way in 2017. The production, pr…

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Danai Gurira, Stephen C. Byrd & Alia Jones-Harvey To Be Honored At TCG Gala by Alicia Samuel

Tony Award nominated Eclipsed playwright and “The Walking Dead” star, Danai Gurira, along with our favorite Broadway producers, Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones Harvey and the Vlc…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Theatre News: PJ Harvey to compose score for The Nest at Lyric and Young Vic

Ian Rickson will direct Conor McPherson's new translation of the 1975 play

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Extra, Extra! Will Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay Reprise Their Newsies Performances on Screen? by

Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay might seize the day for the camera! There's speculation that plans are in place to film the national tour of Newsies during its Los Angeles engagement, and…

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