Monday, May 25, 2015

Theatre Review: “Baby It’s You” @ Broadhurst Theatre, 6/24/11

Two and a half hours and 40 songs later, I walked out of the Broadhurst Theatre wondering what I just saw. I didn’t hate it, but I really didn’t care for it either. Baby It̵…

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Lower Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 7-3-2011

The Broadway grosses for the week ending 7-3-2011 took a dip from the previous week with the closing of 4 shows.  While most of the shows saw a decrease in sales, Bengal Tiger at the Baghd…

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“Don’t Stop Believing” In New Jukebox Musicals

The controversial subject of Broadway jukebox musicals came under hot debate at dinner with some musical theater colleagues in Washington, DC last week. Personally, I enjoy a well made jukeb…

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Broadway Grosses for Week Ending 11-13-2011 Are Up!

The Broadway grosses for the week ending 11-13-2011 increased over $2.5 million from the previous week with a 4.89% increase in capacity.  While average ticket prices only increased $1.40, …

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Scarlett Johansson, Jon Hamm and John Krasinski Read The Philadelphia Story in L.A. by Broadway.com Staff

Tony Award winner Scarlett Johansson sat down with Mad Men star Jon Hamm and The Office star John Krasinski for a recent reading of Philip Barry's The Philadelphia Story, according to Variet…

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Letter to the Arts Editor

Applause for New Plays

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Zelda's Back

Director Zelda Fichandler returns to Arena Stage with Awake and Sing!

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“Jersey Boys” seats for the Buell Theatre at a price too good to be true?

"Jersey Boys" seats at the Buell Theatre at a price too good to be true?

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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Broadway reviews: 'Something Rotten!' and 'Gigi' boast plenty of highlights by Christopher Rawson and Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NEW YORK – The lifeblood of Broadway is musicals, and they’re still pumping away — the old warhorses (“Phantom,” “Chicago”), the young warhorses (“Jersey Boys,”&#…

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Friday, May 22, 2015

SHOWBIZ CHICAGO Social Scene: JERSEY BOYS Cast Members Meet Renowned Famous PEOPLE Players Founder DIANE DUPUY by Michael J. Roberts

JERSEY BOYS cast members met with Order of Canada recipient and internationally renowned Famous PEOPLE Players founder Diane Dupuy and her mother, Mary Thornton after the May 21st performan…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Ronnie Spector, Shirley Alston Reeves and Gene Cornish to Join The Midtown Men at the Beacon, 6/20 by BroadwayWorld

The Midtown Men, the vocal group comprised of four stars from the Original Broadway Cast of Jersey Boys, have announced a trio of legends who will join them for their long awaited New York C…

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Saturday, May 16, 2015

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/16 - CHICAGO, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, JERSEY BOYS, and More! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Review: Jersey Boys/Broadway In Chicago by Aaron Hunt

RECOMMENDED The Baby Boomers grew up in one of the longest periods of affluence in American history, lulled by a soundtrack of Elvis, Johnny Cash, ABBA and Frankie Valli. The Great Recession…

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

‘Jersey Boys’ musical continues to walk like a man by Hedy Weiss

On stage, and in the recording studio, they produced gorgeous harmonies, selling 175 million records. Off stage, dissonance was the rule. That tension between artistic blending and personal …

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/11

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Amo…

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with Actor/Composer BARRY ANDERSON by Michael J. Roberts

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with Actor/Composer BARRY ANDERSON from SHOWBIZ CHICAGO on Vimeo. BARRY ANDERSON discusses his role as Bob Crewe in the National Touring production of JERSEY B…

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Your Sunday Afternoon Zen: Luigi Lucente sings “Hopelessly Devoted to You” by Cassie Tongue

Another week is looming, but let’s take a moment and relax and listen to rising star Luigi Lucente. He’s travelled across the country in shows like Grease, The Rocky Horror Show…

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Hayden Milanes loving his ‘Jersey Boys’ life by Miriam Di Nunzio

“Big Girls Don’t Cry.” “Sherry.” “Rag Doll.” “Walk Like a Man.” That’s just a sampling ... The post Hayden Milanes loving his R…

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On the Town, Jersey Boys and Newsies Designer Names “Iconic and Influential” Costumes by Jess Goldstein

Jess Goldstein, the Tony Award-winning costume designer represented on Broadway this season with On the Town and the recent Disney hit Newsies, was recently honored with the 2015 TDF/Ire…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Addams Family’ at Dundalk Community Theatre by Mark Beachy

Move over Annie, a new comic-strip based musical is in town at the Dundalk Community Theatre and it’s so good, it’s creepy! The Addams Family, based upon the 1930’s comic-strip by Char…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Photo Call: Veteran Broadway Costumers Honored With 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards by Krissie Fullerton

Jess Goldstein, Tony Award-winning designer for Jersey Boys and On the Town, and Douglas W. Schmidt (42nd Street), were be honored at the 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards, presented May 1 a…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

‘Jersey Boys’ Releases a New TV Spot by Broadway's Best Shows

Broadway’s biggest success story, Jersey Boys releases a new T.V. commercial! Check out the video below!

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‘Doctor Zhivago’ To Close on Broadway by Broadway's Best Shows

The Broadway premiere of the new musical Doctor Zhivago, starring Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, Tom Hewitt and Paul Nolan, will play its final performance May 10 at the Broadway Theatre. DOCTOR Z…

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Jersey Boys Broadway New TV Commercial by Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys Broadway New TV Commercial Check out our brand spanking new TV commercial, and enjoy, the look, the attitude, and the sounds like no other. Born in Jersey, but made in America. …

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‘Duck Commander Musical’ Fast-Flops In Las Vegas by Jeremy Gerard

After a run of about 15 minutes, Duck Commander Musical has announced a quick closing at the Rio Hotel. Based on Willie and Korie Robertson’s 2012 book about the Louisiana family an…

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Broadway Actors Duet With Broadway Hopefuls Tonight at 54 Below by Michael Gioia

Duets with The Write Teacher(s) is held May 2 at 54 Below. Broadway actors from Newsies, Side Show and Jersey Boys duet with Broadway hopefuls.

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Friday, May 1, 2015

The Afternoon Report, Friday, May 1, 2015 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Friday, May 1, 2015    Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Video Exclusive! Go Behind the Scenes at …

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Video Exclusive! Go Behind the Scenes at New Jersey Boys Commercial Shoot by Ryan McPhee

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons are as swanky as ever! The long-running Broadway hit Jersey Boys has a fresh look in their latest TV spot. Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes …

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Youngest Jean Valjean Ever in Broadway's Les Miserables - Easter Bonnet 2015 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Opting to skew younger in casting, Les Misérables set out to find a new Jean Valjean and landed with a star-in-the-making performance of "The Confrontation" by 13-year-old Joshua Colley, wh…

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

'Jersey Boys' has fresh legs at the Orpheum in Minneapolis

“Jersey Boys” is not showing its age in the national tour that hit Minneapolis on Tuesday.

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