Friday, May 24, 2019

Tony Predictions: 2019 by Wendy Caster

Best MusicalAin’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The PromTootsie Liz Wollman: Hadestown. Seriously, can we please celebrate a creative team …

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

See the Outer Critics Circle Awards Celebrate King Kong on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The mega-musical was presented with the Special Achievement Award for the show’s unprecedented puppetry after the May 22 performance.

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Photo Coverage: KING KONG Receives Kong Sized 2019 Special Achievement Outer Critics Circle Award! by Monroe George

Last night, cast members from King Kong, as well as Kong himself, received a 2019 Special Achievement Outer Critic Circle Award for their thrilling work on the production.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Beetlejuice by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Not all cult movies need to be made into musicals, particularly those that are dependent on special effects which the cinema does better than the stage. This is demonstrated by the new Broad…

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The Voodoo Puppeteers of King Kong on Broadway by Broadway Direct

From a booth in the mezzanine at King Kong on Broadway, three "Voodoo puppeteers" control Kong's voice, facial expressions and more! Here's an exclusive look at one of Broadway's most EPIC a…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Warner Chappell Music Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal With Tony-Nominated Eddie Perfect by BroadwayWorld

Warner Chappell Music WCM today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Australian multi-hyphenate Eddie Perfect. The songwriter's work recently made its Broadway …

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Chita Rivera Awards 2019 by Barry Gordin

Hadestown, Alice By Heart, & King Kong are Winners at Chita Rivera Awards, Honoring Choreography May 20, 2019:   Last night, Tony Award winners, Ann Reinking and Ben Vereen, co-ho…

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

King Kong, Hadestown, Alice by Heart & More Win 2019 Chita Rivera Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Winners are here for the 2019 Chita Rivera Awards, honoring the best in dance during the 2018-2019 theater and film seasons. This year's ceremony was held on May 19 at NYU's Skirball Cente…

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4 Other Times King Kong Almost Made It to Broadway by Doug Reside

Looking through the archives of the New York Pulic Library for the Performing Arts, the current production was not the first attempt to adapt the 1933 film.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

“I Love These Women.” by Mo Brady

by Eliza Ohman Eliza Ohman (bottom, second from left) and the cast of King Kong …

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

VIDEO: LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Goes Behind the Scenes of Broadway's KING KONG by Stage Tube

On Tuesday's episode of Broadway Week on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Ryan goes behind the scenes of Broadway's 'King Kong.' He sits down with the show's star Christani Pitts, works with the …

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Ryan Seacrest Goes Behind-the-Scenes With Broadway’s King Kong by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch the host voice Kong—and then ride the giant puppet from the Broadway Theatre.

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Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Nancy Coyne at Spring Gala by Jennifer Broski

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street 110 East 42nd Street. This year's eventhonoredSerino Coyne Founder and Chairman Nancy Coyne f…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Hadestown Tops Outer Critics Award Winners by Laurenyarger

Amber Gray and the Broadway cast of Hadestown credit Matthew Murphy Outer Critics Circle 2018-2019 Awards Winners are in bold with * OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY *The Ferryman Ink Networ…

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

Seeing Myself on Broadway. by Mo Brady

by Lance Wiener Nico DeJesus, Minami Yusuf, Eddy Lee, Kristen Faith Oei, Karla Puno Garcia and Angelo Soriano (Photo by…

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Friday, May 10, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Rob McClure & Kate Baldwin to Lead Starry Readings of Mrs. Doubtfire Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed cast has been assembled for a pair of industry readings of the new musical version of Mrs. Doubtfire. Tony nominees Rob McClure (Beetlejuice) and Kate Baldwin (Superhero) wil…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Thoughts on the 2019 Tony Awards Nominations by JK

As I mentioned earlier this week, for the first time in decades, I was unable to see the Tony nominations live as they happened. Frustrating!!! Well, the good news is that 6 items on our "wi…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Inside The 2019 Chita Rivera Awards Nominee Reception With the Casts of The Prom, King Kong, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The ceremony, honoring the best in dance on stage and screen, will take place at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts May 19.

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Tony Award Nominations Are In by Laurenyarger

Amber Gray and the Broadway cast of Hadestown. Photo:Matthew Murphy The company of The Ferryman. Photo: Joan Marcus Nominations for the 2019 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®Presente…

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Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of nominees by Jessica Derschowitz

We’re now one step closer to Broadway’s biggest night. Nominations have been announced for the 73rd annual Tony Awards, honoring the best plays, musicals, and performances of the 2018-20…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Marin Mazzie, Jason Michael Webb, and Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Co, to Receive Special Tony Awards by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company the creators of the characterpuppet 'Kong' for King Kong musical director and arrang…

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King Kong, Music Director Jason Michael Webb, Late Marin Mazzie Receive Special Tony Awards by

The American Theatre Wing and the Broadway League have also announced that special Tony Awards will be presented to Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company for their puppetry/creature …

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Marin Mazzie, ‘King Kong’ creators, Jason Michael Webb to receive Special Tony Awards by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee is giving out special Tony Awards this year to the late actor Marin Mazzie, to the creators of the puppet at the center of “King Kong” and to arr…

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

KING KONG Technical Malfunction Cancels Matinee Performance Mid-Show by Stephanie Wild

During yesterday's matinee performance of King Kong, a technical malfunction caused the show to stop abruptly, and ultimately be cancelled.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

King Kong Broadway Matinee Canceled After Machinery Malfunction by Ryan McPhee

An onstage mechanical problem halted the April 27 afternoon performance; no one was injured.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Things We Hope The Tony Nominators Don't Forget by JK

Normally, Mike and I like to offer up our Tony Award nomination predictions list at this time of year. This season, however, we won't have seen four major productions before the nominees are…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

‘Beetlejuice’ review: Musical is a coke-snorting, F-bombing disaster by Johnny Oleksinski

If we say his name three times, will he go away? I’m not talking about the title character of “Beetlejuice,” which opened Thursday night, but Eddie Perfect. Fresh off his heinous music…

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Beetlejuice comes to Broadway with a fun jaunt through the Netherworld: EW review by Nick Romano

There was a slight air of Rocky Horror Picture Show on Broadway last week, only the show was Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the Tim Burton cult classic. Patrons, some with orange hair, …

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Review: In ‘Beetlejuice,’ death comes to life by Charles Isherwood

For a musical jubilantly proclaiming that its overriding theme is death, “Beetlejuice” has a surprisingly lively spring in its step. As is well known by now, popular movies never die; th…

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