Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Douglas Hodge: 'I almost had to head-butt Harold Pinter' by Ryan Gilbey

He’s the musicals maestro who’s now starring in everything from Joker to Gemini Man. He reveals how he went from working men’s clubs to Hollywood – via a Pinteresque spell in theatre…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

What's on at the Park Theatre for the 2019/20 season?

The inaugural 2020 season for London's Park Theatre has been announced and will most notably feature the English language world premiere of La Cage Aux Folles, the long-awaited London tran…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Looking for Regional Jobs? She Loves Me, La Cage Aux Folles, Saturday Night Fever, and More Are Casting by Playbill Staff

Find your next Equity job with this selection of upcoming calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel to Reunite in the West End's Waitress by Lindsey Sullivan

Though Waitress will close on Broadway on January 5, 2020, fans of the musical can catch its composer Sara Bareilles in the London production. The performer will make her West End debut …

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Mr. Broadway: November 2019: The Elder Prices of The Book of Mormon by JK

Hello! We thought we'd do something a little different in celebrating Mr. Broadway (and thanks to Janet V from Boston - are you drowsy? - for the suggestion!). This month, we are taking a l…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Call Answered: Jack Nathan Harding: "Cowboys and Tattoos" by Adam Rothenberg

I had a stellar time interviewing gay country music singer/songwriter Jack Nathan Harding about the release of his debut album Cowboys & Tattoos in addition to getting down & dirty a…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Premieres and revivals in new Park Theatre season 2020 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The hit French farce behind the musical La Cage aux Folles has its English-language world premiere as part of the new season at London’s Park Theatre. This post Premieres an…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

NEWS: Park Theatre’s 2020 season includes Rags transfer & tenth-anniversary revival of Clybourne Park by Press Releases

Park Theatre's new 2020 season highlights include the first major London revival of Bruce Norris' multi-award-winning play Clybourne Park, the transfer of Hope Mill Theatre's musical hit Rag…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

La Cage Aux Folles [The Play] to Make English-Language Debut at Park Theatre by Dan Meyer

The London theatre space will also produce a 10-year anniversary staging of Clybourne Park for its 2020 season.

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Rags transfer and Simon Callow’s La Cage aux Folles feature in Park Theatre’s 2020 season by Ruth Comerford

Hope Mill Theatre’s production of Rags the Musical will transfer to the Park Theatre in London as part of its new season,

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Harvey & Raúl & Darren and More! 5 Must-Do Events for the Week of September 30 to October 6 by Kathy Henderson

It’s a starry week on New York stages, with Harvey Fierstein, Raúl Esparza, David Byrne and Darren Criss headlining shows around town. Mark your calendar with our five must-do events for …

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Exclusive First Look at the Israeli Premiere of La Cage Aux Folles by Playbill Staff

The beloved musical opened in Tel Aviv August 27, and all proceeds go to an LGBTQ+ charity.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Douglas Hodge-Scored 101 Dalmatians Musical to Play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A brand-new musical adaptation of the classic novel 101 Dalmatians will debut as part of the upcoming season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London. The new tuner, featuring an original…

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Douglas Hodge-Scored 101 Dalmations Musical to Play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

A brand-new musical adaptation of the classic novel 101 Dalmations will debut as part of the upcoming season of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London. The new tuner, featuring an original…

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Master Classes: (Fake) College Schedules for Your Favorite Musical Theatre Writers by David Gewirtzman

What courses (might have) inspired Company, Bring It On, and La Cage aux Folles?

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Michael Benjamin Washington to Headline Anna Deavere Smith's Solo Play Fires in the Mirror Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre has announced Michael Benjamin Washington as star of its upcoming revival of Anna Deavere Smith's solo play Fires in the Mirror. The previously announced p…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Old Show Queens Gary Gunas and Billy Rosenfield on the Original Production of La Cage aux Folles by Playbill Staff

Reminiscing about the show from its tryout to its triumphant Broadway premiere, Gunas and Rosenfield tell tales about Arthur Laurents, Jerry Herman, and more!

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

300 Shows: Best Performances by an Actor & Most Disappointing Performances by JK

Pretty much every show has wonderful performances, and with 300 different Broadway shows under my belt, I've been so fortunate to see many unbelievably talented people. After all, with the r…

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Friday, June 28, 2019

The Friday 5: Pride: 5 Favorite LGBTQ Broadway Songs by JK

As we head into the final weekend of Pride 2019, I thought it appropriate to take a brief look at some Broadway songs that I turn to when I'm feeling alone or any emotional time in my life. …

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Odds & Ends: Sara Bareilles to Join Gavin Creel for 92Y Concert & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Sara Bareilles to Join Gavin Creel for 92Y Concert Sara Bareilles is headed uptown to reunite with her former Waitress co-star…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Review: ‘I Am What I Am: The Music of Jerry Herman’ by The American Pops Orchestra by Betsy Lizotte

The American Pops Orchestra’s presentation of I Am What I Am: The Music of Jerry Herman was nothing short of spectacular. Maestro Luke Frazier created an uplifting and thrilling show, with…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Cady Huffman Interview: "Miss Peggy Lee: In Her Own Words and Music" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I LOVE interviewing Tony Award winner Cady Huffman. We always have a great time together, though, the best time we’ve had so far was when Cady, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kenyon Phillips & I a…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Broadway's a Real Drag by JK

With Santino Fontana opening tonight in Tootsie, once again, Broadway has one of its favorite things - an actor in drag. This season's Torch Song is also a potential nominee this season, i…

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Recently reviewed theater for March 22 by From Staff Reports

‘La Cage aux Folles’

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Monday, March 11, 2019

The Best Musical Tony Award Debate: 1984 by Mark Robinson

For “The Best Musical Tony Award Debate”, my new weekly series, I will take a look at the musicals nominated for Best Musical in one Tony Season, discuss and debate the contenders, the…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Remembering The Grand Tour by Mark Robinson

Jerry Herman is best remembered for his splashy musical comedies, including Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles. In fact, Herman often is unfairly criticized (in some circles) fo…

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Drag365: #8- Witti Repartee by Michael Block

Name: Witti ReparteeWhere can we find you out and about?: I’m often seen at Rockbar (where as the “Queen Mum” I’ve starred in staged readings, judged competitions, co-hosted fundrais…

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'La Cage aux Folles' has plenty of style by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New Line Theatre presents hilarious musical.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

My Very Own British Invasion *** by Barry Gordin

Paper Mill Playhouse Presents World Premiere of Rick Elice’s My Very Own British Invasion, Based on the Life of Herman Hermit’s Peter Noone By Ellis Nassour February 11, 2019: Pap…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Odds & Ends: Ethan Slater Releases First Single Richmond Rewrites & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ethan Slater Releases First Single Richmond Rewrites We've been cheering for multi-talented star Ethan Slater since h…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Review: ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts by Julia L. Exline

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents La Cage Aux Folles, with Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman and Book by Harvey Fierstein. Based on Jean Poiret’s farcical play by the sa…

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