Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Everybody’s Guide to Gus Solomons jr’s Dances for Alternative Spaces by Gus Solomons Jr, Jerome Robbins Dance Division Fellow

I was flattered and intrigued when asked by the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts to participate in their scholar's program to explore thei…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Annual Tony (Or Hamiltony) Nomination Post by Linda

A lot has changed since I started this blog in 2006, but one constant is my annual Tony nomination post. I do this partly for myself, to organize my thoughts after the initial excitement/ang…

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The Trevor Project Will Honor Jordan Roth & Richie Jackson at New York Benefit; Judith Light, Harvey Fierstein to Appear by BroadwayWorld

Broadway stars will join New York's LGBTQ community and allies at The Marriott Marquis to celebrate TrevorLIVE New York, an inspiring and irreverent evening of comedy and music benefitting T…

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2016 Tony Award Nominations: Hamilton Rules by New York Theater

Hamilton leads the the 70th annual Tony Awards with a record 16 nominations. Best Play Eclipsed Author: Danai Gurira Producers: Stephen C. Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, Paula Marie Black, Carole …

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Monday, May 2, 2016

VIDEO: Young Theater Critic Iain Armitage Appears on NBC's LITTLE BIG SHOTS! by TV News Desk

Young theater critic Iain Armitage appeared on last night's LITTLE BIG SHOTS, a new NBC reality competition for young talent hosted by Steve Harvey.

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

BWW TV: Tracy Turnblads Everywhere! The Search Begins for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Star by BroadwayWorld TV

The cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE is starting to come together As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony …

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Royal Shakespeare - BAM ***** by Barry

King and Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings  Royal Shakespeare Company at BAM Harvey Theatre By: David Sheward Shakespeare’s majestic cycle of Richard and Henryplays (Rich…

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Tony Winner Levi Kreis to Headline Diversity Honors, to Benefit Harvey Milk Foundation & Pride Center by BroadwayWorld

Tony award-winning actorsinger Levi Kreis will make a special appearance at Diversity Honors, the highly touted fundraiser for the Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Par…

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/29; Broadway Hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID in Minneapolis, HARVEY MILK in DC a by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Minneapolis, Los Angeles,and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which includ…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

TV News: Martin Short and Derek Hough Join the Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!

Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson have also been announced to star.

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Hey There, Teenage Baltimore! Derek Hough & Martin Short Join NBC's Hairspray Live! by Ryan McPhee

Don't change that channel, because this casting is timeless to us! Derek Hough and Tony winner Martin Short are on board to star in NBC’s Hairspray Live! The duo will play Corny Co…

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The Broadway.com Show: Jake Gyllenhaal Smolders! Hairspray Live! Casting! Bradley Cooper & Sienna Miller Reunite?! by Broadway.com

In this week's episode, we talk about the starry stage returns of Jake Gyllenhaal, Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller, the exciting casting of Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson in Hairs…

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Martin Short and Derek Hough Join Hairspray Live! by Adam Hetrick

The stars join Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein for the anticipated live television event.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Original HAIRSPRAY Star Matthew Morrison Throws His Hat in the Ring for HAIRSPRAY LIVE! by BroadwayWorld

The cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE is starting to come togetherAs BroadwayWorld reported just yesterday,Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award…

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Harvey Fierstein Reacts to HAIRSPRAY:LIVE Casting: 'She's Back in the Girdle Again!' by TV News Desk

Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE, the network's next live Broadway musical holiday event to be broadcast live on December 7th.

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Breaking: Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein Lead Cast of NBC’s ‘Hairspray’ by Matthew Wexler

Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” the network’s next…

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TV News: Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson to Headline NBC's Hairspray Live!

Fierstein returns to the musical that won him a Tony Award.

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Jennifer Hudson & Harvey Fierstein Will Lead Hairspray Live! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson and Tony winner Harvey Fierstein can't stop the beat! The pair will headline NBC’s previously announced Hairspray Live!. Directed by Kenny Leon and cho…

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Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson to Co-Star in NBC's Hairspray Live! by Robert Viagas

Fierstein will recreate his Tony-winning performance as Edna.

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BREAKING: Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein to Star in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! by TV News Desk

Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC's Hairspray Live, the network's next live Broad…

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Review Roundup: I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON / I AM HARVEY MILK Featuring Kristin Chenoweth and?Andrew Lippa by Review Roundups

The world premiere ofI AM ANNE HUTCHINSON I AM HARVEY MILK came to the Strathmore featuringKristin Chenoweth andAndrew Lippa.

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Review #2: ‘I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk’ at Strathmore by David Friscic

Composer Andrew Lippa’s pulsating music shoots like a jolt of adrenaline throughout the super-charged heightened music of the World Premiere Concept Opera I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey …

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‘I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk’ at Strathmore by Paul M. Bessel and Barbara Braswell

From Handel’s Giulio Cesare to Donizetti’s Anna Bolena to Adams’ Nixon in China, real-life historic figures have often been the subjects of operas. The multi-talented actor, singer, co…

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

This Week on Broadway for April 24, 2016: The Father, I Am Anne Hutchinson, I Am Harvey Milk by James Marino

James Marino, Michael Portantiere and Jan Simpson review Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of The Father. Jan catches us up with her reviews of Blackbird, Bright Star, Dry Powder …

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Kinky Boots' Alan Mingo Jr. on Being a Psychic, a Night Owl & a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Lover by Broadway.com

Age: "OMG—you're going there, really?!" Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA Current Role: Fabulous drag diva Lola, who finds friendship and outrageous high heels, in Cyndi La…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

She's a Super Trouper! West End Veteran Linzi Hateley Will Return to London's Mamma Mia by Lindsey Sullivan

This dancing queen will dance again on the West End stage! Linzi Hateley will return to the role of Donna Sheridan in the hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia! at London's Novello Theatre beginnin…

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Andrew Lippa on ‘I Am Anne Hutchinson’/’I Am Harvey Milk’ at Strathmore on 4/23 & 24 by Joel Markowitz

Andrew Lippa is bringing I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk to The Music Center at Strathmore this Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 8 PM and on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 4 PM. Andrew tells …

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Monday, April 18, 2016

BWW Interview: Executive Producer Roland Sanz Talks Andrew Lippa's ANNE HUTCHINSON/HARVEY MILK and Its Date with Destiny by Richard Sasanow

The world premiere production of a new work, I AM ANNE HUTCHINSON I AM HARVEY MILK--what the creators call a concept opera--takes place next Saturday, April 23, at the Music Center at Strath…

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