Thursday, January 17, 2019

Backstage at King Kong with Christiani Pitts, Episode 2: Brains of the Operation by Broadway.com

King Kong star Christiani Pitts welcomes us backstage into the "voodoo booth" where we meet the operators behind King Kong, gives audition advice and more.

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Brandon Uranowitz, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Lisa Brescia, and More to Perform With Broadway Artists for World Peace by Ruthie Fierberg

The annual benefit concert features performances by singers from The Band’s Visit, King Kong, and many more this February.

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Broadway Performers to Celebrate Second Night of Life by Ruthie Fierberg

The benefit performance-meets-party features artists from King Kong and more to raise funds for the Trevor Project.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Christiani Pitts of King Kong by Broadway.com

Christiani Pitts stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about King Kong and more with Caitlin Moynihan.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Backstage at King Kong with Christiani Pitts, Episode 1: Welcome! by Broadway.com

Come along with King Kong star Christiani Pitts as she welcomes us backstage at the monster of a musical, shows off her gorg dressing room and more.

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Backstage at King Kong with Christiani Pitts, Episode 1: Hey, Girl! by Broadway.com

Come along with King Kong star Christiani Pitts as she welcomes us backstage at the monster of a musical, shows off her gorg dressing room and more.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Praise! Watch a Music Video Celebrating the Upcoming 50th Anniversary Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar by Ryan Gilbert

Almost 10 years after the last major tour, a new mesmerizing production of Jesus Christ Superstar is coming to North America! Directed by Timothy Sheader, and featuring choreography by Drew …

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Monday, January 7, 2019

10 Roles King Kong Star Christiani Pitts Has To Play Someday, Somewhere (Preferably Broadway)

Christiani Pitts is a STAR, and we can't stop dreamcasting the King Kong leading lady.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 7th - THE PROM and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 2.29, The Cher Show 1.66, Head Over Heels 1.28, Once On this Island 1.04 and King Kong 0.92.The top growing current Broadway plays wer…

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This Week's #LiveAtFive Guests Include Tony Winner David Cromer, King Kong's Christiani Pitts & More! by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway.com #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which Broadway.com editors discuss what's going on in the theater community and chat with stage stars about their curre…

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King Kong Star Christiani Pitts Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Newcomer Christiani Pitts, who is currently thrilling audiences as Ann Darrow in King Kong, will lead Broadway.com's latest vlog, Queen of New York, beginning on January 10. The vlog wil…

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

2019 Theater-ish Resolutions by JK

I read somewhere that, among other things, if you make more than three New Year's resolutions, you are more likely to not achieve any of them. I guess that makes sense. Anyway, I made a list…

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Friday, December 28, 2018

2018 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Best Shows of the Year by Broadway.com

Armed with orchestra seats and open minds, Broadway.com staffers are thrilled to take in all the Great White Way has to offer each year. Choosing five favorites is no easy task. This ye…

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The Arts: Photos We Loved in 2018 by Alana Celii, Marysa Greenawalt, Christy Harmon, Laura O’neill, Jolie Ruben and Michael Cooper

Kanye West. Philip Roth. Opera. Jazz. Salsa. King Kong. Tonya Harding. We can go on, but why don’t you see for yourself.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘King Kong’: Theater’s hits and misses of 2018 by Joe Dziemianowicz

Tina Fey, King Kong and Harry Potter all made their marks in New York theater in 2018, with varying degrees of success. There were no perfect musicals. On Broadway, Fey’s sly humor made …

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BWW Interview: Erik Lochtefeld Takes His Lumps in a Jaw-Dropping KING KONG by Naomi Serviss

You've never seen a Kong like this, but there's more at play than Beast Meets Girl in the latest incarnation of the 1930s classic.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

2018 Wrap-Up: Broadway.com Picks the Best Performances of the Year by Caitlin Moynihan

Making a list of just five of our favorite performances of 2018 is a difficult burden to carry, especially because of all the incredible talent seen on the boards this year. But these unforg…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Tickets for KING KONG Now On Sale Through September 1, 2019 by BroadwayWorld

Tickets for King Kong are now on sale through September 1, 2019. The new Broadway musical is playing at the Broadway Theatre 1681 Broadway where it opened on Thursday, November 8 previews be…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Best of 2018 JKTS Awards: Fun, Fun, Fun! by JK

THE 2018 JKTS AWARDSGood Clean Fun(9 Awards)After taking a couple of seasons off, we are super excited to re-start our annual tradition! Up first, our awards for the media and technical aspe…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Best of 2018: JKTS Awards: Broadway Tech by JK

NOTE: We made the decision that 2018 was dark and ugly enough, so this year (at least) we will only celebrate the positive. We will try to be snark-free, and there will be no "worst of." It …

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Friday, December 7, 2018

The Friday 5: 5 Best Broadway Songs and Duets of 2018 by JK

It's the end of the year, and it's time to start looking back at the year that was. First up, our Friday 5 Best Broadway Songs of 2018. These are the numbers that stuck out in one way other …

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Photo Flash: NYCCHP Treats 800 Homeless Children to KING KONG by Marika O'Hara

On December 4, The New York City Children's Holiday Party brought nearly 800 children from 38 different homeless shelters to experience the epic musicalKing Kong.After theperformance, each c…

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See the New York City Children’s Holiday Party Visit King Kong on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The production welcomed nearly 800 young fans December 4.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Review: Look! It’s ‘The Making of King Kong’! (No, Not That One.) by Jesse Green

A new play mocks the gender and racial ickiness of the 1933 movie — on a one-paw budget.

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The Cher Show review – Broadway musical is a mixed bag of pop excess by Alexis Soloski

Neil Simon Theatre, New YorkA jukebox ode to the megastar contains some dazzling numbers but suffers from some clumsy storytellingAt The Cher Show, there are three Chers onstage and lots mor…

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Too Darn Hot! James T. Lane Completes Principal Cast of Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum James T. Lane has booked a sweet new gig, taking on the role of Paul in Roundabout Theatre Company's highly anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Lane will sing Cole Porter…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

King Kong by Elizabeth Wollman

While I appreciate it as a landmark in both film making and scoring, I've otherwise never much understood the appeal of King Kong. Sure, there's incredibly cool stop-motion animation an…

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

VIDEO: Christiani Pitts, Drew McOnie, and More Discuss the Magic of KING KONG by Stage Tube

King Kong may have the most talked-about puppet on the Great White Way, but a recent feature on CBS is breaking down just what makes this show so magical.

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