Thursday, March 22, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: Donna Summer, Jerry Springer, Stoppard’s “Travesties” by Mark Beech

New York performing arts this week on offer this week include a batch of excellent classic plays. There is an impressive transfer of “Travesties” by Tom Stoppard, which is about start pr…

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Broadway Carousel Revival Sets Rush Ticket Policy by Adam Hetrick

Jessie Mueller and Joshua Henry star in the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic that opens April 12 at the Imperial Theatre.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: Denzel Washington, Justin Timberlake, Margaritaville by Mark Beech

For those who like their theater serious, stage and screen actor Denzel Washington stars in “The Iceman Cometh.” “Angels in America” is also opening. For those who like lighter music…

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York This Week: From Harry Potter to Disney’s “Frozen” via Albee by Mark Beech

Broadway is getting ready for the main 2018 season, with big changes at some major venues. Jimmy Buffett’s “Escape to Margaritaville” is about to open, while previews are starting for …

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It's 1994 All Over Again by JK

Broadway loves repeating itself - nearly back to back revivals of The Glass Menagerie, and the so-soon-after-the original-closed production of Into the Woods, and the every-few-years return …

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

Look Back at John Lithgow, Sherie Rene Scott, and Norbert Leo Butz in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by Hannah Vine

The show opened March 3, 2005, at the Imperial Theatre.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: Oscar Stars, Margaritaville, Angels in America by Mark Beech

It’s all happening on the New York stage. “Three Tall Women” already has an Oscar winner in the cast, Glenda Jackson, and may be about to gain another, in Laurie Metcalf. The play’s …

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Brief 2/28: CAROUSEL Begins Previews, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning BroadwayWorld Today's top stories CAROUSEL, starring Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and more, begins previews on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre tonight

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Carousel Returns to Broadway in Talent-Packed Revival Led by Jessie Mueller & Joshua Henry by Andy Lefkowitz

This ought to be a real nice clambake! The starry new revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel begins performances on February 28 at the Imperial Theatre. Jack O'Brien directs…

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Carousel, Starring Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry, and Renée Fleming, Begins on Broadway February 28 by Ryan McPhee

The Jack O’Brien-helmed production will open April 12 at the Imperial Theatre.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: Glenda Jackson, Renée Fleming by Mark Beech

Renée Fleming is starring in a revival of “Carousel.” Glenda Jackson is back on Broadway after 30 years, playing alongside Oscar-nominated Laurie Metcalf. These are two headlines of thi…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Top New York Stage Shows This Week: Disney’s “Frozen” to Philip Glass by Mark Beech

New York is about to get a new blockbuster musical in “Frozen.” Concerts this week range from Noel Gallagher to Philip Glass. There are last chances to see “The Homecoming Queen” and…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 to Launch First International Production in Tokyo by Andy Lefkowitz

A call to Pierre! The 12-time Tony-nominated musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 is bound for Tokyo. The acclaimed immersive show featuring a book and score by Dave Malloy is…

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Theodore Kosloff: Dashing Dancer of Diaghilev and DeMille by Trav S.D.

Theodore Kosloff (Fyodor Mikhailovich Koslov, 1882-1956) had an exceedingly rare career trajectory…from international ballet star to Broadway choreographer to silent movie star to danc…

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Monday, January 8, 2018

‘Carousel’ Box Office Opens by Stagelight


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CAROUSEL Box Office Opens Today at 10am by BroadwayWorld

The box office of the Imperial Theatre 249 West 45th Street opens today at 10 a.m. for Rodgers amp Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel. Simultaneously, a cast of 39 assembles for the firs…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Spielberg, Muse, Uma Thurman: Performing Arts Preview 2018 – Film, Music, Stage by Mark Beech

The year 2018 is already shaping up to be a great one for the performing arts. There is a lot of offer - from historical movies about U.S. politics, the Gettys and wartime Britain; to musica…

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Check Out Photos of the Original Broadway Production of Dreamgirls on Its 36th Anniversary by Hannah Vine

The show opened at the Imperial Theatre December 20, 1981.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes GREAT COMET Tony-Winning Lighting Designer, Bradley King by In 1: The Podcast

The podcast is back and we're not pulling any punches. Today we sit down with recent Tony Award winner Bradley King to discuss his lighting design for NATASHA PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF …

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

‘Carousel’ marquee bucks Broadway tradition by listing all cast names by Caitlin Huston

“Carousel” made Broadway history before its opening by listing all of its cast members on the digital marquee, rather than just the leads. The Scott Rudin production at the Imperial Thea…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Richard Jordan: The burnout of Broadway’s Great Comet has no winners but many lessons for commercial theatre by Richard Jordan

It’s rather depressing to walk past Broadway’s Imperial Theatre at the moment. A notice pinned on its locked front doors reads: “The Great

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Look Back at Ben Vereen and John Rubinstein in the Original Production of Pippin on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The show opened October 23, 1972 at the Imperial Theatre.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Lindsay Mendez Is Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel; John Douglas Thompson Also Joins Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

This ought to be a real nice clambake! Talented Broadway veteran Lindsay Mendez has been cast in the role of Carrie Pipperidge and Tony nominee John Douglas Thompson will take on the role of…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Jamaica – Harlem Rep Theater by Sandi Durell

    By Marilyn Lester   Kudos to the Harlem Repertory Theater (HRT) for a colorful, exuberant revival of the forgotten Broadway treasure Jamaica. The original musical opened a…

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The Shubert Organization Cancels Plans to Build New Broadway Theater: "It Got Too Complicated" by

Broadway landlord The Shubert Organization has axed plans to build a new Broadway house on West 45th Street, according to Variety. The potential new venue had been in the works for many…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Carousel, Starring Jessie Mueller & Joshua Henry by

Tickets are on sale for the new Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel. Jack O'Brien directs and Justin Peck choreographs the revival that beg…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Up on the Marquee: CAROUSEL Arrives! by Jennifer Broski

ProducersScott RudinandRoy Furmanwill soon presentRodgers amp Hammerstein's classic musicalCarousel, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed byJustin Peck.Car…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

What's the Use of Wondrin? Meet the Broadway-Bound Cast of CAROUSEL by Stephanie Wild

It was recently announced that Carousel will begin performances at the Imperial Theatre next spring, starringBetsy Wolfeas Carrie Pipperidge,Alexander Gemignanias Enoch Snow, andMargaret Col…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Send-Off For Summer (And ‘The Great Comet’) Give Broadway Box Office A Lift by Jeremy Gerard

With Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 folding its tent and Groundhog Day and Bandstand soon to follow, theater-goers were lining up for last-chance tickets during the Labor Day…

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Grosses Analysis: The Great Comet Soars Back to Above $1 Million in Final Week by Ryan McPhee

The musical played its last performance at the Imperial Theatre September 3.

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Broadway Grosses: The Great Comet Burns Bright at the Box Office Before Final Bow by

Broadway said farewell to 12-time Tony nominee Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 on September 3. The acclaimed tuner broke new ground in bringing immersive theater to the forefront…

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