Thursday, February 15, 2024

Shoshana Bean, Alex Newell, Jordan Fisher & More to Perform at Broadway Backwards by Hayley Levitt

Over a dozen Broadway stars have joined the lineup for this year's Broadway Backwards, the annual one-night only benefit concert featuring show tunes reimagined as queer anthems and love b…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:36PM
Friday, February 9, 2024

Photos: Go Inside Ars Nova's 2024 Nova Ball Honoring Alex Timbers by Molly Higgins

The Tony-winning director is known for Moulin Rouge!, Here Lies Love, Gutenberg!, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:32AM
Thursday, February 8, 2024

Kristin Chenoweth and F. Murray Abraham Set for Pre-Broadway Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Queen of Versailles in Boston by Darryn King

The Queen of Versailles, a new musical reuniting Wicked composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz with Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, will have its world premiere at Boston's Emer…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:02PM
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

An Interesting but Worriesome Time to be Retired by Elyse Sommer by Elyse Sommer

   An Interesting but Worriesome Time to be Retired  by Elyse Sommer Retiring from a super-busy career you love is not easy.   Fortunately, everything I and my many good friends and col…

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 01:42PM

Nikki M. James, Jenn Colella and More to Star Alongside Shaina Taub in Broadway's Suffs by Darryn King

Shaina Taub will lead the cast of Suffs on Broadway, reprising her performance as Alice Paul, which she debuted for the musical's extended 2022 world-premiere production at The Public Theat…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM
Monday, January 8, 2024

Broadway alums win 2024 Golden Globe Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Comedian Jo Koy, who was a producer on the recent Broadway musical “Here Lies Love,” served as host of the 81st annual ceremony.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 09:22AM
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Conrad Ricamora to Join Cole Escola as Abraham Lincoln in Oh, Mary! by Darryn King

The complete cast is set for actor and comedian Cole Escola’s darkly ridiculous new comedy about Mary Todd Lincoln, Oh, Mary! The show, directed by Sam Pinkerton and starring Escola themse…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:06PM
Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Best Shows of the First Half of the 2023-2024 Season by Joseph Cervelli

Best Shows of the First Half of the 2023-2024 Season By Joseph Cervelli Here are what I consider the best shows I have seen from May till December of this year.  So, here in no particular o…

SOURCE: Theater Time at 09:09AM
Monday, January 1, 2024

Theatrical Resolutions: 2024 Edition by JK

Happy New Year, friends, readers and fellow theater lovers! What would ringing in a new year be without a little introspection and goal setting? Around this time every year, I try to make a …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 03:42PM
Wednesday, December 27, 2023

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Performances by JK

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Performances (6 Categories) We were fortunate enough to see 21 different productions in 2023: 14 Broadway, 3 off-Broadway, and 4 regional; these are the shows…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Ars Nova to Honor Alex Timbers at 2024 Nova Ball by Molly Higgins

The Tony-winning director is known for Moulin Rouge!, Here Lies Love, Gutenberg!, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18AM

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Design Elements by JK

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Design Elements (8 Categories + 2 Special Citations) We were fortunate enough to see 21 different productions in 2023: 14 Broadway, 3 off-Broadway, and 4 regi…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:32AM
Monday, December 18, 2023

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Writing and Directions by JK

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Writing & Direction (6 Categories) We were fortunate enough to see 21 different productions in 2023: 14 Broadway, 3 off-Broadway, and 4 regional; these ar…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:42AM
Friday, December 1, 2023

2024 Tony Awards eligibility rulings (round 1): Daniel Radcliffe and Lindsay Mendez compete as featured actors by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time during the 2023-2024 Broadway season on November 30, to discuss eligibility of 10 productions for the 77th Annual Tony Awards …

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 11:00AM

Tony Awards Confirm Eligibility Status for Broadway's Merrily We Roll Along, Purlie Victorious, Here Lies Love, More by Molly Higgins

Nominations for the 2024 Tony Awards will be announced on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM

Looking Forward to Winter: December 2023 - February 2024 by JK

Brrr! It sure has been cold lately. But even as the winds topple Christmas trees and snows have already slowed traffic, Broadway remains hot. Well, at least pretty warm. Though only a few ne…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:18AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Tony Awards Eligibility Determined for Merrily We Roll Along, Back to the Future & More by Darryn King

The journey to Broadway’s night of nights has begun. The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today to confirm the eligibility status of 10 Broadway productions for the 2023-2024 seaso…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:54PM
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Director Alex Timbers on the End of Here Lies Love and a Career of Daring to Do 'Too Many Things' by Darryn King

In 2006, before Broadway beckoned, Alex Timbers was the fresh-out-of-college director of the viscerally confronting haunted attraction Hell House. At that time, he took pride in the number o…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:18AM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Monday, November 27, 2023

Bankruptcy Court Recommends Approving Hal Luftig Company Reorg Plan, With Caveats

As his Here Lies Love played its last week of performances on Broadway, producer Hal Luftig scored a significant victory in court. The Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of New York r…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:00AM

Video: The Cast of HERE LIES LOVE Takes Final Broadway Bows

Here Lies Love played its final Broadway performance yesterday, November 26, 2023, after 33 previews and 149 regular performances at the Broadway Theatre. Check out video of the cast takin…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:48AM
Sunday, November 26, 2023

HERE LIES LOVE Closing Bows & MegaMix by bwaySHO

Head inside the Broadway Theatre for the final performance of Here Lies Love on Broadway. See you at the SHO! 🎥: @bwaySHO #HereLiesLove #philippines #Broadway

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:41PM

Arielle Jacobs Reflects on HERE LIES LOVE ahead of final performance by bwaySHO

Arielle Jacobs Reflects on HERE LIES LOVE ahead of final performance as she chats with Shoshana / @bwaySHO at the Drama League Gala: Embrace The Season. Filmed by @HowardHoMusic #HereLies…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:18PM

Here Lies Love Closes on Broadway November 26 by Margaret Hall

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical plays its final performance at the Broadway Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Saturday, November 25, 2023

I investigated the crimes of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos — and loved 'Here Lies Love' by Lewis M. Simons

Journalist Lewis M. Simons, who won a Pulitzer Prize for investigating the hidden wealth of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, shares his thoughts after a sold-out Broadway matinee of Here Lies Lo…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 07:36AM
Friday, November 24, 2023

Exclusive: Producers of Here Lies Love Commemorate the Musical's Historic Run by Molly Higgins

Here Lies Love will play its final performance on Broadway November 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM
Monday, November 20, 2023

Remarkable, immersive ‘Here Lies Love’ closing this Sunday by Alan Smason

By ALAN SMASON, WYES-TV Theatre Critic (“Steppin’ Out“) The history of Here Lies Love dates back almost two decades ago when David Byrne and Fatboy Slim came up with an improbable conc…

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 05:51PM
Saturday, November 18, 2023

Photos: HERE LIES LOVE Star Arielle Jacobs Gets Her Caricature Unveiled at Sardi's

Arielle Jacobs received her portrait at Sardi's. Check out photos from the unveiling here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:26PM
Friday, November 17, 2023

Videos: HERE LIES LOVE Cast Performs Three 'Unplugged' Songs From the Musical

Three new videos have been released featuring 'unplugged' versions of songs from the Broadway musical Here Lies Love. The videos feature the songs 'Eleven Days', 'Here Lies Love', and 'Suga…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:29AM

Broadway Games: One of These Things Is Not Like the Others by JK

Broadway Games:  One of These Things Is Not Like The Others Was thinking back to my childhood and remembering that as a small tyke, one of my favorite games was "One of These Things Is Not…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards