Thursday, February 22, 2024

Broadway Collections: Playbill Cards by JK

Somewhere between the baseball card boom and the advent of Lights of Broadway cards, Playbill gave us their version to trade.  Broadway Collections: Playbill Cards While cleaning off and …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Vanessa Williams Is Miranda Priestly in Elton John's The Devil Wears Prada in the West End by Darryn King

Tony nominee Vanessa Williams will play Miranda Priestly in Elton John's stage musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada in the West End. The show will open on July 9 at Theatre Royal Ply…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:18PM

Christian Borle, Krysta Rodriguez and Ephraim Sykes to Star in Bye Bye Birdie at the Kennedy Center by Darryn King

Two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, Krysta Rodriguez and Tony nominee Ephraim Sykes will star as Albert, Rosie and Conrad Birdie, respectively, in the classic Charles Strouse-Michael…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM

Christian Borle, Krysta Rodriguez, & Ephraim Sykes Will Lead Kennedy Center's BYE BYE BIRDIE

Casting has been announced for  The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts's Broadway Center Stage production of Bye Bye Birdie. The production will star two-time Tony Award® winne…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:41AM
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Jesus Christ Superstar by Mirvish Productions

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and hel…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:18PM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Lea Salonga, Gavin Creel and More to Honor Jason Robert Brown at Miscast24 by Darryn King

Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist and playwright Jason Robert Brown (Parade) will be honored at Miscast24, where Broadway stars perform songs from roles in which they would not tradition…

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

Stephanie J. Block to Make West End Debut in Kiss Me, Kate Alongside Adrian Dunbar by Darryn King

Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block will make her West End debut in Kiss Me, Kate this summer, starring alongside Irish actor Adrian Dunbar. Block will play the roles of Lilli Vanessi / Kat…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:02PM
Sunday, January 14, 2024

OOTB Launch Event at Company’s New Home by Sandi Durell

Krysta Rodriguez (Broadway: Spring Awakening, Into the Woods) has joined the lineup for OOTB’s – Out of the Box Theatrics – January 29 launch event, announcing the 2024-2025 mainsta…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:02AM
Friday, January 12, 2024

Feel Good Friday: Mandy Patinkin Performs a South Pacific-Into the Woods Mashup by Talaura Harms

The performer shared a video of his medley of "You've Got to be Carefully Taught" and "Children Will Listen."

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:54PM
Thursday, January 11, 2024

Review: Here We Are by JK

Review of the Saturday matinee performance on January 6, 2024 at The Shed's Griffin Theater in New York City, New York. Starring Francois Battiste, Tracie Bennett, Bobby Cannavale, Micaela D…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:02PM
Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Here We Are, the Last Stephen Sondheim Musical, to Release Cast Album by Darryn King

The last original cast recording of a new Stephen Sondheim musical is on the way. The world premiere of Here We Are, which opened in October 2023 at The Shed’s Griffin Theater, will rele…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM

Complete Broadway Cast Set for An Enemy of the People, Starring Jeremy Strong and Michael Imperioli by Darryn King

An Enemy of the People, Amy Herzog's new adaptation of the Ibsen play, directed by Sam Gold, has its complete cast. Performances begin at the Circle in the Square Theatre on February 27 wit…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM
Tuesday, January 2, 2024

"Gliding" from RAGTIME with Bobby Smith and Avery Laina Harris by Signature Theatre

October 24, 2023 – January 7, 2024 For tickets visit SigTheatre.org The triumphant Tony Award-winning musical portrait of America at the turn of the 20th century. The stories of three Am…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:19PM

Kennedy Kanagawa Announces Engagement to David Gow

Kennedy Kanagawa, who most recently starred Milky White in Into the Woods on Broadway, is engaged!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:54AM

Into the Woods' Kennedy Kanagawa Announces Engagement by Margaret Hall

Kanagawa and his long-term partner David Gow announced their engagement New Year's Day.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Friday, December 29, 2023

My Own Take: Stephen Sondheim's Final Musical -- "Here We Are" by Frank Rizzo

The show: “Here We Are” at The Shed at Hudson Yards in New York City When it was announced nearly 10 years ago that Stephen Sondheim would be collaborating with playwright David Ives on …

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 05:53PM
Thursday, December 28, 2023

My Review of Off-Broadway's 'Walk on Through' Starring Gavin Creel by Frank Rizzo

The show: “Walk on Through: Confessions of a Museum Novice” at Manhattan Class Company. What makes it special?: Tony Award-winner Gavin Creel (“Hello, Dolly!” “Thoroughly Modern M…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:22PM
Thursday, December 21, 2023

Theater Upcoming 2024 and More News by Sandi Durell

Keen Company/Glory Days – MTC/Brooklyn Laundry – LCT/Corruption – PACNYC/Between Two Knees – Into The Woods’Milky White/Museum of Broadway – ArsNovaBall Will Honor Alex TImbers L…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:15PM
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Photos: Gavin Creel, Cole Thompson and Kennedy Kanagawa Celebrate Milky White's Arrival at the Museum of Broadway

Into The Woods' beloved Milky White has arrived to the Museum of Broadway! The musical's cast members Gavin Creel, Cole Thompson and Kennedy Kanagawa were on-hand to celebrate her eag…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:50AM
Monday, December 18, 2023

"Your Daddy's Son" from RAGTIME with Awa Sal Secka by Signature Theatre

October 24, 2023 – January 7, 2024 For tickets visit SigTheatre.org The triumphant Tony Award-winning musical portrait of America at the turn of the 20th century. The stories of three Am…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:28PM
Thursday, December 7, 2023

David Rockwell Joins Architectural Digest Hall of Fame; Also Receives Interior Design's First-Ever Icon Award by Meg Masseron

The Tony Award-winning designer has set the scenes of dozens of Broadway productions, including Into the Woods, She Loves Me, Kiss Me Kate, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Monday, December 4, 2023

J. Harrison Ghee, Nikki Renée Daniels, Cheyenne Jackson and More Join Once Upon a Mattress at City Center by Darryn King

Tony winner J. Harrison Ghee, Nikki Renée Daniels, Cheyenne Jackson, Francis Jue and David Patrick Kelly will perform in the upcoming New York CIty Center Encores! production of Once U…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:24PM

Sneak Peek of Jesus Christ Superstar at the DCPA by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Jesus Christ Superstar Jan 23 – 28, 2024 Buell Theatre Celebrating its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally stag…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:58PM
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

"Back to Before" from RAGTIME with Teal Wicks by Signature Theatre

October 24, 2023 – January 7, 2024 For tickets visit SigTheatre.org The triumphant Tony Award-winning musical portrait of America at the turn of the 20th century. The stories of three Am…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:15AM
Friday, November 17, 2023

"Make Them Hear You" from RAGTIME featuring Nkrumah Gatling by Signature Theatre

October 24, 2023 – January 7, 2024 For tickets visit SigTheatre.org The triumphant Tony Award-winning musical portrait of America at the turn of the 20th century. The stories of three Am…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:00AM

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
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

WALK ON THROUGH — Audience Reactions by MCC Theater

#gavincreel #newmusical #offbroadway #musicaltheatre LET'S TALK! We asked audiences to describe WALK ON THROUGH: CONFESSIONS OF A MUSEUM NOVICE in one word. Hear from Gavin Creel's INTO TH…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:22PM
Monday, November 13, 2023

RAGTIME is "Truly Extraordinary" by Signature Theatre

October 24, 2023 – January 7, 2024 For tickets visit SigTheatre.org The triumphant Tony Award-winning musical portrait of America at the turn of the 20th century. The stories of three Am…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:46AM
Friday, November 10, 2023

Ivo van Hove and Rufus Wainwright to Stage a Musical of Cassevetes' Opening Night by Darryn King

The Tony Award-winning Belgian theatermaker Ivo van Hove and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright are creating a musical version of the John Cassavetes film Opening Night. Th…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:18PM
Friday, November 3, 2023

RENT in Concert | Symphonic Worldwide Premiere | The Kennedy Center by The Kennedy Center

Measure your life in love with the iconic music of RENT! The National Symphony Orchestra presented the world symphonic premiere of the Tony Award®–winning Best Musical. Hits like “Seaso…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:02PM
Thursday, November 2, 2023

Chip Zien reflects on his impressive resume of landmark musicals. by Playbill

Watch Chip Zien walk down memory lane and share stories from his theatrical career (including what led to him walking offstage in shame during Les Misérables and how he lied his way into In…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:48AM

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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