Thursday, June 13, 2024

Idina Menzel to Lead Original Musical Redwood on Broadway in 2025 by Hayley Levitt

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel will return to Broadway next year as part of the 2024-25 season in Redwood, a new musical written and directed by Tony Award nominee Tina Landau with music b…

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Friday, March 8, 2024

Broadway Games: Where Haven't We Seen You Before? by JK

Most of our Broadway favorites have careers beyond the stage; others come to Broadway from TV and/or film. In any case, if we look around enough, they seem to be everywhere. Broadway Games:…

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

'The Little Mermaid' Director And Alan Menken Talks About The Animated Prince Eric Very ...

PLAYBILL · 3:36. Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, Raúl Esparza and Company Take a "Leap of Faith". PLAYBILL · 5:53. Musiques - Alan Menken. Télématin · 2: ...

SOURCE: Google at 05:02PM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

'The Little Mermaid' Director And Alan Menken Talks About The Animated Prince Eric Very ...

PLAYBILL · 3:36. Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, Raúl Esparza and Company Take a "Leap of Faith". PLAYBILL · 1:05. Working out but not seeing much change?

SOURCE: Google at 05:18PM
Friday, February 2, 2024

Name That Show! 2010s Broadway Songs (Part One) by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 2010s - not that long ago! You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included her…

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Friday, January 5, 2024

Michael Park, Zachary Noah Piser & More Join Idina Menzel in the World-Premiere Musical Redwood by Darryn King

The new musical Redwood, starring Tony winner Idina Menzel, has the full cast and creative team for its upcoming La Jolla Playhouse world premiere. Menzel will be joined by De'Adre Aziza (P…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Thursday, June 8, 2023

Wine & Peaches - New York, New York on Broadway by New York, New York Broadway

Sometimes all you need is a leap of faith... and some wine and peaches. 🍷🍑

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:40AM
Monday, May 15, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘In the Heights’ at NextStop Theatre Company by Peter Orvetti

It has been a decade since the Elden Street Players, an all-volunteer community theatre located in a nondescript office park in Herndon, took a leap of faith and reinvented itself as NextSto…

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Odds & Ends: Idina Menzel to Star in New Musical Redwood by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Idina Menzel to Star in Redwood at La Jolla Playhouse Idina Menzel will lead La Jolla Playhouse's final production for the 2023-2024…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Prop Table Tuesday: It's CORN(stalk)! by Broadway By Ghostlight

This week I share a fun prop from the set of the mega-flop musical Leap of Faith from 2012. Starring Raul Esparza and Leslie Odom Jr., this short-run show told the story of a religious charl…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:52PM
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Why Dede Ayite's Latest Award Was Worth the Wait - After a pandemic delay, the costume designer is finally being feted by her peers by Raven Snook

After a two-and-a-half-year delay, the costume designer is finally being feted by her peers at the TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards --- How in demand is costume designer Dede Ayite? While interviewi…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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