Thursday, April 14, 2022

At Traveling Players, teen actors find pandemic relief in ancient Greeks by Guest Author

By trusting their castmates and an ancient story, students took a leap of faith, channeled their grief, and began to heal.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:23PM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Dennis Stowe Assumes the Role of Jafar in Broadway's Aladdin by Lindsey Sullivan

Aladdin original Broadway cast member and current Jafar/Sultan standby Dennis Stowe will assume the role of Jafar beginning on January 25. Tony nominee and fellow original Broadway cast memb…

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Monday, December 6, 2021

VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. Sings 'The Snowflake Song' on BLUE'S CLUES & YOU

Leslie Odom, Jr. was a guest-voice on a recent episode of Blue's Clues & You as his character 'Mo Snow' sang 'The Snowflake Song!' The popular Nickelodeon children's series also stars A…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:58PM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Max Crumm and Tally Sessions Talk BURNING MAN: THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: Richard Ridge chats with Max Crumm and Tally Sessions, who star in Burning Man: The Musical- a new musical comedy, available o…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:18PM
Monday, July 26, 2021

Tony Winners Leslie Odom Jr. & Ellen Burstyn Set for Exorcist Reboot by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winners Leslie Odom Jr. and Ellen Burstyn are set to star in the upcoming Exorcist reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Odom Jr., who recently garnered an Emmy nomination for h…

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Monday, March 8, 2021

A Ballerina Takes a Leap of Faith, This Time in Herself by Gia Kourlas

Lauren Lovette, the New York City Ballet principal, is retiring from the company but not from dance.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:53PM
Friday, February 26, 2021
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Krystal Joy Brown Joins Latest Episode of THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES

Krystal Joy Brown is a singer, dancer and actor who made her Broadway debut in 2009 in Hair. She is best known for her portrayal of Diana Ross in the Broadway musical Motown: The Musical. He…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:31PM
Friday, December 4, 2020

Alan Menken, Glenn Slater & James Graham Team Up for West End-Bound Animal Farm Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

Award-winning composer Alan Menken is teaming up with lyricist Glenn Slater and scribe James Graham for a musical version of George Orwell's allegorical tale Animal Farm. The production is a…

SOURCE: at 01:48PM
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Call Answered: Kathryn Robson Interview: Emmy Nominee Circus of Books Documentary, LA's famous Gay Porn Store, Writer, Editor, Producer by Adam Rothenberg

Kathryn Robson is an Emmy Nominee for her latest documentary, co-written with Rachel Mason, called Circus of Books, produced by six-time Emmy winner Ryan Murphy. Circus of Books follows the…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 03:03AM
Sunday, October 25, 2020

Bubble review – tetchy, tender tale of love under lockdown by Arifa Akbar

Nottingham PlayhouseIn James Graham’s Covid romcom, a couple who have just met decide to quarantine together, while in a parallel narrative they face isolation alone The playwright James G…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:12AM
Monday, September 14, 2020

Anybody Have a Map? Dear Evan Hansen's Jessica Phillips Opens Up About Gains & Lessons by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty theater palaces sitting in repose, waiting fo…

SOURCE: at 12:54PM
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Empty classrooms, studios and stages: In the covid-19 era, an arts education requires an even greater leap of faith by Sarah L. Kaufman,

With performance and training moving online, student dancers, musicians and actors are questioning whether to continue pursuing already highly competitive careers.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 07:24AM
Saturday, August 8, 2020

Ghost Light review – a feast of dreams from the National Theatre of Scotland by Mark Fisher

Available onlineHope Dickson Leach’s magical, flickering film of past and postponed works is a dazzling theatrical relay race The test of a good production of Peter Pan is the scene where…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:36PM
Friday, July 31, 2020

‘In This Life’, starring Robbie Fairchild, to air on WNET ALL ARTS by Admin

Bat-Sheva Guez’s short film, In This Life, will be released for free on TV and online on WNET ALL ARTS beginning on August 5.  In five acts, In This Life explores the language of loss…

SOURCE: at 08:23PM
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Alan Menken & Glenn Slater's Spellbound Movie Musical Gets Release Date by Lindsey Sullivan

Alan Menken and Glenn Slater's animated movie musical Spellbound has a release date. Helmed by Shrek director Vicky Jenson, the feature from Skydance Animation and Paramount is scheduled f…

SOURCE: at 01:24PM
Thursday, July 16, 2020

Aaron Tveit, Jeremy Jordan & More Broadway Faves Tapped for Hallmark Holiday Movies by Lindsey Sullivan

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas—all right, no it's not, but the Hallmark Channel has announced its forthcoming lineup of holiday movies. A few Broadway favorites are set to sta…

SOURCE: at 03:12PM
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Quantum Theatre takes 'leap of faith,' announcing shows in parks and indoors by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“An Odyssey,” “Chimerica” and new musical “The Current War” were announced for in-person audiences. 

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 11:37AM
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Watch with Me! Leslie Odom Jr. Revisits His Hamilton Vlog with Fresh Insight by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr., whose vlog Aaron Burr, Sir gave fans an inside look at Hamilton's road to triumph at the 2016 Tony Awards, is revisiting that heady time. In the new…

SOURCE: at 06:32PM
Friday, June 19, 2020

San Francisco Ballet Takes a ‘Leap of Faith’ Into New Season by Ryan McPhee

The 2021 lineup includes a world premiere by Cathy Marston and the West Coast premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Seasons.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:44PM

San Francisco Ballet To Go Ahead With 2021 Winter Season, And Maybe Even 2020 ‘Nutcracker’ by Artsjournal1

The company announced plans for a season with the overall title “Leap of Faith,” acknowledging that everything depends on the state of the COVID epidemic and what San Francisco authoriti…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 10:54AM
Thursday, April 16, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone : The Cast by JK

This charming little musical was all the more charming because of its thoroughly stellar cast. The talent on this roster of the original Broadway cast is mind-boggling. Not just chock full o…

SOURCE: at 07:06AM
Sunday, March 15, 2020

The week in theatre: On Blueberry Hill; Shoe Lady; Crongton Knights – review by Susannah Clapp

Trafalgar Studios; Royal Court, London; Theatre Royal BrightonSebastian Barry’s tale of two cellmates succeeds despite plausibility issues, while Katherine Parkinson is magnetic in a flims…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Krystal Joy Brown on How Hamilton and Her New Puppy Have Made Her Feel Hopeful Again by Diep Tran

In 2016, like most people, Krystal Joy Brown was feeling down about the election. “At the time I was kinda like, ‘I am really looking into Canada,’” she told’s Beth St…

SOURCE: at 07:18PM
Friday, February 14, 2020

The Friday 5: 5 Shows I'm Surprised I Did See by JK

A couple of weeks ago, The Friday 5 was about 5 shows I'm surprised I've never seen. This week I thought I'd list 5 shows I'm surprised I actually did see! Maybe they were short running sho…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Creative Team by JK

The first Disney show on Broadway, Beauty and the Beast, went on to become the 10th longest-running show in history. Sure it was based on a beloved animated classic, but the stage version su…

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Especially the Dancers by Mo Brady

by Betsy Struxness Betsy Struxness …

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Monday, December 30, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Faith Prince

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-winning Broadway star Faith Prince about Liza Minnelli's 1972 live album 'Liza with a Z.' They also discuss Tina Landau, Fanny Brice, Funny Girl,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:01PM
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Broadway's Hamilton Welcomes Krystal Joy Brown as Eliza by Andy Lefkowitz

Krystal Joy Brown joins the Broadway production of Hamilton on December 10. The strong-voiced stage veteran takes over the leading role of Eliza in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical…

SOURCE: at 12:24AM
Friday, November 29, 2019

Conference Call: Ty Autry and James Cougar Canfield: "The Christmas Carol: A Queer Fantasia" at Access Theater by Adam Rothenberg

The holiday season is in full swing! I’m fa-la-la-la-laing with glee about the world premiere of The Christmas Carol: A Queer Fantasia, an updated production of the Charles Dickens’ Chri…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 12:48AM
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Jessica Phillips Reprises Her Touring Turn in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Jessica Phillips steps into the Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen beginning on November 26. Phillips repeats her national touring performance as Heidi Hansen, replacing …

SOURCE: at 01:48AM

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