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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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

JERSEY BOYS, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, ROCK OF AGES, and More Will Take Part in 20at20 Ticket Deal

The Off Broadway Alliance has announced that its hugely popular semi-annual ticket promotion, 20at20, will return from September 3 to September 22, 2019. 20at20 makes $20 tickets available t…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Keith Hines & CJ Pawlikowski Join the Cast of Jersey Boys Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Keith Hines and CJ Pawlikowski are set to join the off-Broadway cast of Jersey Boys beginning on August 19. The performers will take on the roles of Nick Massi and Bob Gaudio, respectively, …

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Keith Hines and CJ Pawlikowski Join The Cast Of JERSEY BOYS

Keith Hines and CJ Pawlikowski join the cast of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award winning musical Jersey Boys, tonight, Monday, August 19, at New York City's New World Stages (340 West 50th…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

To Life (Outside Your Apartment)!: 5 Top Picks for the Week of August 19 to 25 by Paul Wontorek

This week, you’ll find fantastic singers in the clubs and YouTube sensations in the flesh. Here are our top five ways to spend the week of August 19 through 25. MONDAY, AUGUST 19 HE'S …

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Mark Lotito by Zack Calhoon

MARK LOTITO recently appeared at 59E59 in Smart Blonde.  A veteran of ten Broadway shows, he originated the role of Gyp DeCarlo in Jersey Boys, played Tevye in Fiddler, Max in The Prod…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Reeve Carney, Amy Spanger & More Will Sing from OSWALD Musical at Green Room 42

Tony LePage (Come From Away, Rock of Ages) and Josh Sassanella (Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rock of Ages) will debut songs from their new musical Oswald on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7.00…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Colin Donnell to Star in Almost Famous Musical at San Diego's Old Globe by Andy Lefkowitz

Colin Donnell is returning to the stage. The TV star of Chicago Med who has roots on Broadway will headline the new stage musical adaptation of Almost Famous at San Diego's Old Globe. The …

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Ryann Redmond, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Perform this Week at Broadway in Bryant Park

This week's performances will feature the casts of WAITRESS (Shoshana Bean, Brandon Kalm, Charity Angel Dawson, Dayna Dantzler, Jessie Hooker-Bailey, Max Kumangai, Tyrone Davis Jr.); CHICAGO…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

See the Casts of Waitress, Beetlejuice, and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park July 18 by Nathan Skethway

The casts of Broadway's Come From Away and the new Off-Broadway remount of Jersey Boys were also featured.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019


Week Two's performances included Waitress, Come From Away, Beetlejuice, Chicago, and Jersey Boys!

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Shoshana Bean, Alex Brightman & More Will Perform this Week at Broadway in Bryant Park

This week's performances will feature the casts of WAITRESS (Shoshana Bean, Brandon Kalm, Charity Angel Dawson, Dayna Dantzler, Jessie Hooker-Bailey, Max Kumangai, Tyrone Davis Jr.); CHICAGO…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Broadway Blackout: Manhattan Power Outage Cancels Most Saturday Evening Performances by

A power outage in midtown Manhattan just prior to showtime put Broadway on hold on Saturday evening, July 13. According to the Broadway League, most shows were cancelled. Electricity is expe…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Back At The Bourbon Room by Mo Brady

by Anna Wehr Katie Webber in Rock of Ages Not many Broadway pe…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Waitress Star Erich Bergen on Why Matinees Rock, the Final Season of Madam Secretary & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Last summer, Erich Bergen made his Broadway debut as Dr. Pomatter in Waitress, and now he's back as the pie-loving OB/GYN for a return engagement. "I'm thrilled to be back," Bergen said to …

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Monday, July 8, 2019

The Prom's Isabelle McCalla, Oklahoma! Tony Nominee Damon Daunno & More to Appear on's #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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Sunday, July 7, 2019

This Week on Broadway for July 7, 2019: Martin Charnin by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Martin Charnin’s passing. Reviews include Jersey Boys in Atlantic City, Lee Squared: The Liberace and Peggy Lee Comeback To…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

‘The rhythm is gonna get you’: ON YOUR FEET! – West End ★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

On Your Feet! isn’t perfect and isn’t up there with band bios like Jersey Boys or Sunny Afternoon but ultimately resistance is futile because the rhythm is gonna get you.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Broadway's The Cher Show sets closing date for August by Maureen Lee Lenker

Do you believe in Broadway after The Cher Show? You’re gonna have to because the musical, which traces the life of recording icon Cher and features her most beloved songs, has set its clo…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Olivia Valli on Keeping Jersey Boys in the Family, Her Time in Wicked & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Olivia Valli grew up singing the songs of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Not only because her family are fans of the chart-topping group, but because her family is Frankie Valli and th…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 #LiveatFive with Olivia Valli of Jersey Boys by

Olivia Valli stops by HQ to chat about joining the cast of Jersey Boys, her grandfather Frankie Valli and more with Beth Stevens.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Aladdin Standout Michael James Scott Is's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael James Scott, the showstopping actor currently appearing on Broadway as Genie in Aladdin, has signed on to lead's new vlog—"Live from the Lamp"—starting on June 25. T…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Kaley Ann Voorhees, Susan Blackwell & More Join Starry Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

More casting has been announced for the highly anticipated benefit concert of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods. The previously announced event, presen…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The 2019 Tony Awards: A Few Thoughts... by JK

It is finished. The 2018-2019 Broadway season is officially in the books, and the post-Tonys haze begins to lift. Like most of you, we were glued to the screen on Sunday night watching event…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

“Bobby Fox: The Irish Boy” at the Sydney Opera House by Blouin Artinfo

Sydney Opera House will be hosting an evening of contemporary and traditional Irish songs combined with dance, storytelling, and songs on June 5, 2019.The website of the Sydney Opera House s…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Jeff and Mike's 2019 Tony Awards Picks by JK

It's finally here! The weekend we all look forward to. Am I right, theater fans? Seems like just yesterday that The Band's Visit took home 10 awards. Yet here we are again! It's 2019 Tony A…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Five Burning Questions with Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations Tony-Nominated Director Des McAnuff

Two-time Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff talks casting Ain't Too Proud, lessons he learned from Jersey Boys, reviving Tommy, and creating "a true record" of The Temptations

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Erich Bergen Kicks Off Return Engagement in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Erich Bergen heads home to Broadway on June 4, reprising his celebrated turn as the goofy, charming Dr. Pomatter in the hit musical Waitress, a role he first played to acclaim in 2018. Berg…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Erich Bergen Books Second Shift in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Erich Bergen is headed home to Broadway. On the heels of a celebrated 2018 turn as the goofy, charming Dr. Pomatter in the musical Waitress, the stage-and-screen star has signed on to assu…

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Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More to Lead Into the Woods Concert at Town Hall by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed company of stars have signed on to sing from Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony-winning musical Into the Woods for a one-night summer benefit. The concert, presented i…

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