Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Sara Farb and Steve Ross by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Sara Farb and Steve Ross, hosted by Stephanie Johns. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the Finally There's Sun…

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Checking In With… Stanley Wayne Mathis, Star of Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Book of Mormon, Kiss Me, Kate, More by Andrew Gans

The actor will make his playwriting debut next month with the virtual reading of Preachin’ to the Choir/An Inconvenient Truth.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Corbin Bleu Discusses Why He's Excited to Honor Theater Students as the Host of the 2021 Jimmy Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

A breakout star from Disney's original High School Musical, Corbin Bleu has gone on to show off his triple-threat skills on Broadway in In the Heights, Godspell, Holiday Inn and the 2019 re…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM
Saturday, July 10, 2021

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: Company Opens Early, Waitress Returns, Etc. By: David Sheward July 10,2021: The Broadway calendar keeps shifting in anticipation of the first full season since the COVID …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:22AM
Monday, July 5, 2021

The Broadway Musical Revival Logo Tournament: The Trials Part Two by JK

Last week, we are started a NEW tournament, but with a twist. We have combed the archives for over 100 outstanding show logos from revivals, but YOU will be determining which of those will m…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:03AM
Friday, July 2, 2021

Broadway Game: Rebuses by JK

BROADWAY GAMES: REBUSES Below are rebuses (rebi?) that form the titles of shows. Good luck! 1.  2.   3.               4.       5.       #2587 Answ…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 03:03PM
Friday, June 25, 2021

Broadway Games: Musicals That Were Plays First by JK

Broadway Games: Musicals That Were Plays First Part One: Can you match the musical with the play on which it was based? 1. Wonderful Town                  a. The Rainmaker 2.…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:18AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Odds & Ends: West Side Story's Rachel Zegler Tapped for Live-Action Snow White by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. West Side Story Star Rachel Zegler Could Play Snow White Singing "Someday My Prince Will Come" will be no sweat for Steven…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:36PM

Corbin Bleu slated to host ‘The Jimmy Awards’ on July 15 by Deb Miller

It was just announced that stage, film, and television star Corbin Bleu, who most recently appeared on Broadway in the 2019 hit musical revival of Kiss Me, Kate, will host the 2021 National …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:10PM
Thursday, May 27, 2021

VIDEO: Derrick Cobey Talks KISS ME, KATE & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT

Adrienne shared a lot of laughs as she heard stories from Derrick Cobey's Broadway journey! In this episode, we talk about Derrick's frustrating journey with agents, his Broadway premiere in…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:31PM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Ep47 – Lee Wilkof: It’s Like Meeting Meryl Streep by Elizabeth Wheless

Lee Wilkof originated the roles of Samuel Byck in Assassins and Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, later earning a Tony Award nomination for the 2000 revival of Kiss Me, Kate. His film, …

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:00AM
Thursday, May 6, 2021

To mark a "say-what?" Gov. Cuomo Broadway news week that will live in EITHER (a) the lunacy OR (b) the audacity - of unscientific arbitrariness: by Fred Landau

To mark a Broadway news week that will live in Covid history as EITHER (a) the lunacy OR (b) the audacity - of Cuomo's arbitrariness:  Cuomo proclaimed this week we are ready for full theat…

SOURCE: Music and Comedy at 04:10AM
Monday, April 12, 2021

Amanda Green elected president of the Dramatists Guild by Caitlin Huston

Lyricist and writer Amanda Green was elected council president of the Dramatists Guild of America, becoming the first woman to lead the trade association in its 100-year history.   Green, …

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 05:43PM
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Kander and Jon Batiste to Join Upcoming CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS

Classic Stage Company today announced Tony Award-winning actor and singer Brian Stokes Mitchell (Shuffle Along; Kiss Me, Kate; Chairman of The Actors Fund; Founding Member of Black Theat…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:06PM
Monday, March 15, 2021

Creative Youth Studio S2 E4: Entrepreneurship by The Old Globe

Dive into entrepreneurship with your hosts Katrina Heil, Jada Jackson, Imahni King, and Emily Talerman, featuring theatre creative Bella Brady and director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg! Bella …

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:36PM
Friday, March 5, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Man...? by JK

Broadway Games: Which Leading Man...? (use each answer only once) A. Ben Platt     B. Steve Kazee     C. Norbert Leo Butz D. Aaron Tveit     E. Danny Burstein F. Matthew James Thom…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Friday, February 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? by JK

 Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? A. Laura Benanti      B. Victoria Clark     C. Patti LuPone D. Audra McDonald     E. Jessie Mueller      F. Donna Murphy     G. …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 12:06PM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Adrienne Walker Discusses THE LION KING and More On WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast

In a continuing series for Black History Month, Adrienne Walker (The Lion King, Kiss Me, Kate) joins host Patrick Oliver Jones to share her experiences with the long-running Broadway musical…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:12PM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 16, 2007: The future Tony-winning Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? opens at the …

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Friday, January 22, 2021

#461 – Tony Telecasts (2019 – Ain’t Too Proud, Beetlejuice, Hadestown, The Prom, Tootsie – Part 2) by Bpn Admin Cs

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards were held June 9, 2019 at Radio City Music Hall with James Corden hosting for his second time. Heading into the ceremony, Hadestown led with 14 nominations, follo…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 05:51AM
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

#458 – Tony Telecasts (2019 – Ain’t Too Proud, Beetlejuice, Hadestown, The Prom, Tootsie – Part 1) by Bpn Admin Cs

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards were held June 9, 2019 at Radio City Music Hall with James Corden hosting for his second time. Heading into the ceremony, Hadestown led with 14 nominations, follo…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 05:51AM
Monday, January 4, 2021

Checking In With… Tony Nominee Lee Wilkof, Star of Little Shop of Horrors, Kiss Me, Kate, More by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen star opens up about his recent cancer diagnosis.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Look Back at More Than 70 Years of Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The original production of the classic musical opened at the New Century Theatre December 30, 1948.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Monday, December 28, 2020

Tony Award-Winning Producer Roger Berlind Has Passed Away at 90

25-time Tony Award-winning producer Roger Berlind has passed away at 90. Berlind had produced or co-produced shows including “The Book of Mormon,” “Dear Evan Hansen,” “City of Ang…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:15PM
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Creatives by JK

Last week's Musical of the Month column focused on what has become of the original cast of Hairspray since they took Broadway by storm during the summer of 2002. This week, we'll take a loo…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:54PM
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Broadway Veteran and Movie Musical Regular Tommy Rall Dies at 90 by Ryan McPhee

The dancer appeared in such films as Funny Girl, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Kiss Me, Kate.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:55PM
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Forsooth, Gadzooks, and Sanka! Go Back in Time With This Kiss Me, Kate Glossary by Dan Meyer

Brush up your Cole Porter with this guide to the musical's lyrics.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:10AM
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Musical of the Month: Floyd Collins: The Cast by JK

Last week, we introduced August's Musical of the Month, Floyd Collins an off-Broadway show that was a critical success and musical fan's dream, but had a short run in the mid-90s. You can s…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 05:12PM
Monday, July 27, 2020

Scott Ellis Joins Playbill Live to Answer Your Questions July 28 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Take Me Out and Kiss Me, Kate director will chat live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio at 1 PM ET.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM

Scott Ellis Joins Playbill Live to Answer Your Questions July 27 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Take Me Out and Kiss Me, Kate director will chat live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio at 1 PM ET.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:00AM
Friday, July 24, 2020

Scott Ellis Will Answer Your Questions by Logan Culwell-Block

The Take Me Out and Kiss Me, Kate director will chat live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio July 27.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:00PM

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