Wednesday, November 14, 2018

How Corbin Bleu Found His Niche in Golden Age Musicals by Keith Loria

The former High School Musical and In The Heights star finds a sweet spot in nostalgia stories like Arena Stage’s Anything Goes and Broadway’s Kiss Me, Kate.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Kate Baldwin, Alan Cumming & More Step Out for the 2018 Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2018 Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala took place at Manhattan Center on November 12. Hosted by Tony nominee Kate Baldwin, the annual event celebrates and honors patrons of the American t…

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Front Row: Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara on Her Broadway Return in Kiss Me, Kate & More by Broadway.com

Tony winner Kelli O'Hara sits down for her first interview before her Broadway return in Kiss Me, Kate.

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Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara on Why Her Broadway Turn in Kiss Me, Kate Will Be Good For Her Soul by Paul Wontorek

Over two decades on the stage, Kelli O’Hara has built a formidable career, and is one of the leading musical stars of her generation. And after six (!) nominations, the legit powerhous…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Exclusive Music Video! Watch Kelli O'Hara Sing 'So in Love' from Kiss Me, Kate by Broadway.com

Watch Tony winner Kelli O'Hara hit the studio to perform a gorgeous rendition of "So in Love" from Kiss Me, Kate.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Front Row: Kelli O'Hara, Days of Rage & a Footloose Reunion by Broadway.com

The first episode of Front Row features a chat with Kelli O'Hara about Kiss Me, Kate, a look back Footloose with Jeremy Kushnier and Jennifer Laura Thompson and a dig into the history th…

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Broadway.com Launches New Show Front Row, a Close-Up Look at Theater Makers by Broadway.com

Broadway.com is offering an unparalleled view of the best of the New York stage with its newest program, Front Row. Hosted by founding editors Beth Stevens and Paul Wontorek, Front Row is a …

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Layton Williams Is the New Star of London's Everybody's Talking About Jamie by Andy Lefkowitz

The Olivier-nominated West End musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie will welcome stage-and-screen star Layton Williams in the title role beginning on January 28, 2019. Williams will r…

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Odds & Ends: Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Jeremy Jordan Set for 'Broadway @' Series at New York's Town Hall & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Jeremy Jordan Set for "Broadway @" Series at New York's Town Hall Six-tim…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

VIDEO: Brush Up on the Broadway-Bound Cast of KISS ME, KATE! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate has found its cast

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Kiss Me, Kate! Revival Adds Corbin Bleu to the Cast by Mark A. Robinson

The Spring of 2019 Roundabout Theatre revival of Kiss Me, Kate! has previously announced the classic musical comedy will star Kelli O’Hara (The King and I) and Will Chase (The Mystery of E…

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Corbin Bleu & More Join the Cast of Kiss Me, Kate; Amanda Green to Update the Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Fancy-footed star Corbin Bleu will return to Broadway in 2019 as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun in Roundabout Theatre Company's hotly anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Additional casting…

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YouTube Spiral: Stephanie Styles Lands the Juicy Role of Lois Lane/Bianca in Kiss Me, Kate

Stephanie Styles will make her Broadway debut in the coveted role of Lois Lane/Bianca in RTC's Kiss Me, Kate.

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Breaking: Corbin Bleu, Stephanie Styles & More Join KISS ME, KATE on Broadway; Amanda Green Will Update Book by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO has just announced additional casting for the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate. Joining the previously…

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Corbin Bleu & More Complete the Cast of Kiss Me, Kate; Amanda Green to Update the Script by Andy Lefkowitz

Fancy-footed star Corbin Bleu will return to Broadway in 2019 as Lucentio/Bill Calhoun in Roundabout Theatre Company's hotly anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Full casting has b…

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Corbin Bleu cast in updated ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ revival by Caitlin Huston

Corbin Bleu will star alongside Kelli O’Hara and Will Chase in the revival of “Kiss Me, Kate,” which is being updated for the 21st century. Amanda Green, who wrote music and lyrics for…

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Corbin Bleu and More Will Join Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase in Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Amanda Green has also joined the creative team, penning new material for the 2019 revival.

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Industry Editor Exclusive: Revival(s) on the Horizon by Cara Joy David

We are still fairly early in the Broadway season, but it is never too early to start thinking of the Tony race. And what do people seem to be focused on Whether the Roundabout Theatre Compan…

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

12 Musicals on Broadway and Beyond That Came From Shakespeare Plays by Logan Culwell-Block

From All Shook Up to West Side Story to Kiss Me, Kate, do you know all these Bard-influenced musicals?

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Broadway League Will Now Dim All Broadway Marquee Lights in Memory of Marin Mazzie by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced an adjustment to a prior decision to dim the marquee lights of only six Broadway theaters on September 19 in memory of the late three-time Tony nominee Mari…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Broadway Theaters to Dim Marquee Lights in Memory of Marin Mazzie by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that several Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights in memory of three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie, who passed away at age 57 on Septe…

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Broadway Star Marin Mazzie Is Remembered for Her Lustrous Career in Comedy & Drama by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a long battle with ovarian cancer, three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie passed away on September 13 at age 57. The original star of Passion and Ragtime made a memorable mark on the…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Marin Mazzie: 1960-2018 by Wendy Caster

It was 1996. I was visiting from California and only had time for two shows. One, of course, had to be the new Sondheim, Passion. I had heard raves about Donna Murphy, who was, of …

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Marin Mazzie Dies: Broadway Star Of ‘Passion’, ‘Ragtime’ Was 57 by Greg Evans

Broadway actress and three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie died this morning in New York. She was 57. Her death was announced by her husband, actor Jason Danieley. Mazzie had been fighting ov…

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Marin Mazzie, Broadway Musical Star, Is Dead at 57 by Neil Genzlinger

In a long career cut short by cancer, she earned three Tony nominations in just six years, for performances in “Passion,” “Ragtime” and “Kiss Me, Kate.”

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Broadway and West End star Marin Mazzie dies by Mark Kennedy

Actress and soprano Marin Mazzie, a three-time Tony Award nominee known for powerhouse Broadway performances in "Ragtime," ''Passion" and "Kiss Me, Kate," has died following a three-year bat…

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#TBT: CD Review: OBCR City of Angels by JK

Next up on our weekly trip down memory lane is a look back at the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the 6-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 1990, City of Angels. Proof that if a show…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Broadway Ladies: Ms. August 2018: Rachel York by JK

Since the late 80's, she's been a fixture on the theater scene: on Broadway, off-Broadway, national tours and regional theater. She's created roles, and she's been a high profile replacement…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

'Shrew’d!' review: New musical now outdoors at First Folio flips Shakes' story and wins us over by Kerry Reid

Tackling a musical adaptation of “The Taming of the Shrew” in the nearly 70-year-old footsteps of “Kiss Me, Kate” takes chutzpah. While Cole Porter can rest easy that “Shrew’d!,…

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