Thursday, February 6, 2020

Odds & Ends: Neil Meron to Produce Netflix Adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's 13 & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Neil Meron to Produce Netflix Adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's 13 Tony nominee Neil Meron has been recruited as produce…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

BWW TV: Looking Back At Darren Criss's Opening In HOW TO SUCCEED

There is wonderful music in the very sound of his name! Today we're celebrating the birthday of Emmy winner Darren Criss by looking back at his Broadway debut as J. Pierrepont Finch in the m…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Michael Urie Almost Became a Drama Teacher, Now He's Playing One in Grand Horizons by Lindsey Sullivan

You can’t deny that Michael Urie is dedicated to his craft. This past December, he was pulling double duty: While performing in Tony Kushner's A Bright Room Called Day off-Broadway at t…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Leonard Soloway's Broadway, Documentary about the Tony-Winning Producer, to Play NYC Cinema Ahead of Digital Release by

Leonard Soloway is a Tony-winning Broadway producer with an illustrious career under his belt. At the age of 90, his ambition and love for creating great theater has not wavered. A documenta…

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Darren Criss Will Join Laurence Fishburne & Sam Rockwell in American Buffalo on Broadway by

Darren Criss is headed back to the Great White Way. The Emmy-winning stage-and-screen star will play Bobby in the upcoming revival of David Mamet's three-hander American Buffalo. Neil Pepe w…

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Darren Criss to return to Broadway in revival of American Buffalo by Maureen Lee Lenker

From teenage dream to pursuing a cut of the American Dream… Darren Criss is poised to return to Broadway next spring in a revival of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, a tale of three sma…

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Ashley Blanchet, Christopher Sieber, Dee Hoty Set for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Paper Mill by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming wintertime staging of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Paper Mill's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee will direct th…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. Tony winner John Benjamin Hickey will direct the production, set to begin previews on Marc…

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Emmy Winner Darren Criss, Patsy & Loretta Star Jessie Mueller and More Set for #LiveatFive This Week by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

John Stamos & Graham Phillips Join ABC's Little Mermaid Live! by Andy Lefkowitz

A pair of talented stage alums have been added to the company of ABC's Little Mermaid Live! John Stamos will play Chef Louie while Graham Phillips will take on the role of Prince Eric in th…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker to Star in Broadway Revival of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite by Andy Lefkowitz

Married stars Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will team up on stage this spring in a new Broadway production of the late Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. Upcoming Inheritance…

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick to star in Neil Simon's Plaza Suite on Broadway by Ruth Kinane

Real-life married couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick are headed to Broadway to play a…married couple (or three)! On Tuesday, Ambassador Theatre Group announced that Parker a…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Fall Openings: Are They Really That Bad? by JK

The Lightning Thief opens this fall Just over a year ago, when we had a spate of summer openings, I ran the numbers for long-running Broadway shows (HERE), and despite all three musicals tha…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Little Shop of Horrors Set for Off-Broadway Revival with Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard & Christian Borle by Andy Lefkowitz

Little Shop of Horrors is headed back to its off-Broadway roots. The dark musical comedy will receive a new staging from Tony-winning director Michael Mayer at the Westside Theatre this fa…

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

More or Loesser: 15 Great Songs by Frank Loesser by Mark Robinson

When I sat down to write a “Top 15” list of Frank Loesser songs, the composer-lyricist behind such Broadway musical hits as Guys & Dolls, The Most Happy Fella, and How to Succeed…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Darren Criss to Headline & Pen Songs for Quibi's New Musical Comedy Series Royalties by Andy Lefkowitz

Darren Criss is getting ready to sing out again on the small screen. The celebrated actor, who first shared his powerful pipes with theater fans on TV's Glee, is set to star in Royalties, a…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Prom Tony Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas Receives Sardis Portrait by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to dance because The Prom star Brooks Ashmanskas received a Sardi's portrait on May 28. Ashmanskas recently earned a Tony Award nomination for his starring turn in The Prom and al…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Ellen Harvey & John Lenartz to Join Kristolyn Lloyd in Little Women at Primary Stages by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veterans Ellen Harvey and John Lenartz have joined the cast of Kate Hamill's new theatrical version of Little Women, set to debut at off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre next m…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway's INK by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look below at Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of INK, written by Olivier Award winner James Grahamand directed by Rupert Goold.INK is now in previews ahead of a Wednes…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Darren Criss Marries Longtime Girlfriend Mia Swier in New Orleans by Paul Wontorek

Darren Criss is married! The Broadway and TV favorite said “I do” to longtime girlfriend Mia Swier at a New Orleans ceremony on February 16, according to People. After finding s…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

54 Celebrates the Richard Rodgers Theatre by Jk Clarke

        by Sheila Watko   Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre has been home to over thirty shows since it opened its doors almost a century ago, including favorites…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's Epic Wedding and More! What We Learned on #LiveAtFive This Week by Caitlin Moynihan #LiveatFive is a daily Facebook Live show in which editors discuss what's going on in the theater community and chat with stage stars. Here's the most …

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Brit Daniel Radcliffe is shining on Broadway: Report by Blouinartinfo

According to a recent article by Theatre writer Tom Milward for London Theatre, people are getting to see a new dimension of Radcliffe's talent. Milward observes that though the charact…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Daniel Radcliffe to Star as an Angel in Small-Screen Comedy Miracle Workers by Andy Lefkowitz

Daniel Radcliffe, the star of stage and screen who is currently back on Broadway in The Lifespan of a Fact, is taking his talent to television. Radcliffe will appear in the new comedy Miracl…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Michael Urie Joins Lineup for Celebrity Autobiography on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael Urie, standout star of Broadway's Torch Song, is the newest cast member added to the main-stem premiere of Celebrity Autobiography. Urie will appear in the December 17 performanc…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Matthew Broderick & Tate Donovan Join Broadway Premiere of Celebrity Autobiography by Andy Lefkowitz

Matthew Broderick and Tate Donovan are returning to Broadway. The talented stars of stage and screen have joined the lineup of actors set to debut the hit comedy show Celebrity Autobiog…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Matthew Broderick Joins Broadway Premiere of Celebrity Autobiography by Andy Lefkowitz

Matthew Broderick is returning to Broadway. The two-time Tony winner has joined the lineup of stars set to debut the hit comedy show Celebrity Autobiography on the Great White Way. Broderick…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

BWW Review: Brooks Ashmanskas Gives a Classic Musical Comedy Star Turn in Hilarious and Touching THE PROM by Michael Dale

Let's cut to the chase. The Prom is a great musical comedy on the same level as HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM and THE PRODU…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Photo Flash: Ease On Down the Road With THE WIZ At TUTS by BroadwayWorld

Leading off the cast is SalomeB. Smithin the role of 'Dorothy'. Smith is a recent graduate of Alabama State University where she performed in many theatrical productions including The Color …

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE WIZ by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' upcoming production of The Wiz Leading off the cast is Salome B. Smith in the role of 'Dorothy'. Smith is a recent graduate of Alab…

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Odds & Ends: Matthew Broderick Cast in Netflix Comedy Daybreak & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Matthew Broderick Cast in Netflix Comedy Daybreak Matthew Broderick has booked a sweet new TV gig. The t…

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