Monday, June 17, 2024

Star-To-Be: The Outsiders' Brent Comer by JK

If you are at all familiar with the film version of The Outsiders, you know that as great as he was, Patrick Swayze had a pretty small role as Darryl Curtis, Ponyboy's oldest brother. So, wh…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

VIDEO: Christian Borle, Krysta Rodriguez, Richard Kind & More in BYE BYE BIRDIE at the Kennedy Center

Get a first look at the Broadway Center Stage production of Bye Bye Birdie starring two-time Tony Award® winner Christian Borle (Some Like It Hot, Something Rotten!) as Albert Peterson, Kry…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:06PM
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Video: Gaten Matarazzo and Ben Platt Perform 'Agony' From INTO THE WOODS

Ben Platt was joined on stage by Stranger Things and Broadway star Gaten Matarazzo during tonight's performance of Ben Platt: Live at the Palace for a rendition of 'Agony' from Into The Wood…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:02PM

Gaten Matarazzo & Ben Platt: “Agony” (Into The Woods) by bwaySHO

Gaten Matarazzo & Ben Platt: “Agony” (Into The Woods) Filmed by Jackie Leibz for @bwaySHO at Ben Platt’s residency at The Palace #gatenmattarazzo #benplatt #strangerthings #intothew…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:59PM
Friday, June 7, 2024

Friday 5: 5 Pop Stars Who Wowed Me by JK

5 Pop Stars Who Wowed Me Some people call it "stunt casting," and sometimes, it is - anything to get butts in seats, right? Sometimes, though, it is just good casting. Here are five times t…

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Saturday, June 1, 2024

Get Into the Holiday Spirit in Rehearsal with the Cast of KRIS KRINGLE! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Kris Kringle The Musical, featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), and Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everla…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:36AM
Sunday, May 26, 2024

Highlights of Jacquelyn Piro Donovan, Laurel Harris, Jennifer Cody and More in NCT's INTO THE WOODS by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional regional theatre producing Broadway musical revivals, is thrilled to announce a strong mix …

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:24AM
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Highlights of INTO THE WOODS at The Muny - Heather Headley, Erin Dilly, Rob McClure and More! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine's (book) INTO THE WOODS opened July 21, at the Muny, and is playing through July 27 in Forest Park. The p…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM
Monday, May 20, 2024

Three Houses Theater Review by New York Theater

I gained a whole new understanding of “The Three Little Piggies” at the end of Dave Malloy’s latest sing-through musical theater piece, which has a lively score and a gifted cast, but …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:02PM

My True Love – A Perfect Musical Fairytale by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Samuel L. Leiter . . . . Perhaps the most admired fairytale musical ever, Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, might hesitate before calling itself perfect, so you must tak…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:24AM
Saturday, May 18, 2024

Broadway Update: Mattress Transfers and Swept Away Sweeps In. by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 18, 2024: Tony winner Sutton Foster will headline a revival of Once Upon a Mattress this summer on Broadway. The production is a transfer of the Encores presentation…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 03:03PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Olivia Puckett Sings 'Easy To Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's HAIR by BroadwayWorld

Watch Olivia Puckett sing 'Easy to Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR in action in this all-new video. Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM

Patti LuPone Reveals She Auditioned for Cinderella for the Original INTO THE WOODS

In a recent interview with Ben Rimalower for the Broadway Podcast Network's Giants in the Sky: How Sondheim and Lapine went Into the Woods, special guest Patti LuPone revealed that she was a…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:18AM
Saturday, May 4, 2024

#tbt: Discordant 'Night Music' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Catherine Zeta Jones in "A Little Night Music." (Photo by Joan Marcus) I'm not sure any Stephen Sondheim show is really underrated anymore—there are passionate partisans for every one, f…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 06:42AM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

Meryl Streep to Receive Honorary Palme d'Or At Cannes Film Festival

According to reports, actress Meryl Streep will be receiving the Honorary Palme d’Or award at the opening ceremony of the 77th Cannes Film Festival. Streep has starred in numerous films t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:24AM
Monday, April 29, 2024
Friday, April 26, 2024

Melanie La Barrie and Jon Jon Briones on the Challenges of Playing Hermes in Hadestown by TheaterMania

Anaïs Mitchell’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical Hadestown is currently lighting up both sides of the Atlantic, enjoying a record-breaking run at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:12AM
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

First Look At HAIR at Singature Theatre in Washington, DC by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look at the cast of Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR in action in this all-new video. Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:48PM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Cast of Signature Theatre's HAIR Sings 'Let The Sun Shine by BroadwayWorld

Get a first look at the cast of Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR singing 'Let The Sun Shine In.' Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:42PM

Wicked National Tour Welcomes West End's Lauren Samuels as Elphaba and More by Darryn King

The national tour of Wicked will welcome several new cast members to Oz, all beginning their run on May 7 at The Bushnell in Hartford, CT. Lauren Samuels, whose West End credits include Grea…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:06PM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Forbidden Broadway Will Make Its Broadway Debut Sooner Than Expected by Darryn King

The Broadway-spoofing revue Forbidden Broadway will make its previously reported Broadway debut sooner than expected. Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song, directed by cre…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:18PM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti Is Back with Laura Benanti: Nobody Cares by Darryn King

Laura Benanti is bringing her musical comedy show, Laura Benanti: Nobody Cares, back to the Minetta Lane Theatre. The show, which premiered with three sold-out performances at the venue in F…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:06PM

Opening Night, Gielgud Theatre review - brave, yes, but also misguided and bizarre by Matt Wolf

Sheridan Smith gives it her all against near-impossible odds Is there a more purely likeable actress than Sheridan Smith, the performer who was still a teenager when she stole the show at t…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 09:54AM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

"It Couldn't Please Me More" from Broadway Backwards 2024 featuring Len Cariou and Chip Zien by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

At the 2024 edition of Broadway Backwards, two of Broadway’s most iconic leading men, Tony winner Len Cariou (Broadway’s original Sweeney Todd and TV’s Blue Bloods) and Chip Zien (Harm…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:48PM
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

2024 Sondheim Award Gala Honoring Nathan Lane by Signature Theatre

This spring, Signature is thrilled to celebrate Tony® and Emmy Award® winner and film favorite Nathan Lane. We are excited to share this year’s gala entertainment with you! Tony® Award…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:49PM
Friday, March 15, 2024

Kiss Me, Kate | 2024 London Trailer by Official London Theatre

Cole Porter’s hit musical starring the multi-award-winning Adrian Dunbar (Ridley, Line of Duty) and Broadway musical superstar and Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block (Into The Woods, 9 t…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:46AM
Friday, March 8, 2024

Broadway Games: Where Haven't We Seen You Before? by JK

Most of our Broadway favorites have careers beyond the stage; others come to Broadway from TV and/or film. In any case, if we look around enough, they seem to be everywhere. Broadway Games:…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:02AM

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, INTO THE WOODS, And More Win 2024 Artios Awards for Casting

Winners have been announced for the Casting Society 39th Artios Awards!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00AM
Thursday, March 7, 2024

‘Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812’ aims high in Denver by Alan Smason

By LOU HARRY There are Broadway shows that seem destined for long lives after the New York production folds. I’m willing to bet, for instance, that we will be seeing productions as wide ra…

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 07:51PM

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