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…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tony and Emmy Winner Courtney B. Vance On New Series Lovecraft Country, Working on Lucky Guy With Tom Hanks, and More by Playbill Staff

The president of SAG-AFTRA Foundation talks about his role on the upcoming HBO series, starring Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Revisit Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy on Broadway in Honor of Tom Hanks by Marc J. Franklin

The Oscar winner celebrates his birthday July 9.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Broadway’s ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Star Rob McClure Knows He’s A Lucky Guy, But Still… by Greg Evans

Editors’ Note: With full acknowledgment of the big-picture implications of a pandemic that already has claimed thousands of lives, cratered global economies and closed international borde…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Cynthia Erivo & More Stage Stars Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations are here for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best acting work in television and on film. A slew of stage stars fill out the list of nominees for the awar…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

The Great Society Completes Casting for Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting has been announced for The Great Society, the sequel to Robert Schenkkan's Tony-winning play All the Way, set to arrive on Broadway this fall. The previously announced producti…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Broadway Alum Austin Butler to Play the King of Rock & Roll in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic by Andy Lefkowitz

Rising star Austin Butler has been cast as Elvis Presley in Moulin Rouge! mastermind Baz Luhrmann's new biopic of the music icon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The young talent re…

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Broadway Alum Austin Butler to Play the King of Rock and Roll in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic by Andy Lefkowitz

Rising star Austin Butler has been cast as Elvis Presley in Moulin Rouge! mastermind Baz Luhrmann's new biopic of the music icon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The young talent re…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Ink *** by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons May 1, 2019: From Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s The Front Page to Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, the newsroom has proven to be fertile grounds for theater. James G…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

No Regrets: Taking 500 L.G.B.T Teenagers to ‘The Prom’ on Broadway by Ben Widdicombe

And “Killing Eve” celebrates Season 2 with intimate cocktails on Central Park West.

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Review: Ramping Up: Scratch, Homegrown Festival: Occupy by Madeline Lee

Review: Ramping Up: Scratch, Homegrown Festival: Occupy3.0starsA full festival of zeitgeist topics, comedy and honest opinions in the form of theatre, Homegrown Festival: Occupy takes over t…

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Designing An Arena Specially For Video-Game Tournaments by Artsjournal1

The Fusion Arena, a $50 million, 65,000-square-foot venue dedicated to esports, is set to open in 2021 in Philadelphia’s sports district. Primarily, “[it] will host home games for the Ph…

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VIDEO: Uma Thurman, NETWORK's Tony Goldwyn Star in the Trailer for Netflix's CHAMBERS by Stage Tube

A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer she gets to uncovering the truth about her donor's sudden death, …

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Book Tickets Now For MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY by BroadwayWorld

You've seen the musical. You've watched the films. Now you can experience MAMMA MIA THE PARTY. Spend a magical summer evening with friends in a special Greek island taverna, where the host's…

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Guest Blog: Tabitha Mortiboy On THE AMBER TRAP by BroadwayWorld

I started writing The Amber Trap over two years ago while I was living in Brighton in a little flat by the sea. I knew that I wanted to write a story which uncovered some of the labyrinthine…

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OneTwoThreeOneTwo review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘tame deconstruction of flamenco’ by Rachel Elderkin

This is not a flamenco piece. On that point, Albert Quesada and Zoltan Vakulya are very clear. But flamenco is present in

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Fanny Davenport: An American Bernhardt by Trav S.D.

19th century stage actress Fanny or Fannie Davenport (Fanny Lily Gypsey Davenport, 1850-1898) was born of an April 10. Born in London, she was the daughter of actors Edward Loomis Davenport …

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Monday, April 1, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, April 1- Tom Hanks Makes His Broadway Debut In Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY by Stage Tube

On this day in 2013, Academy Award-winnerTom Hanksmade his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, written byNora Ephronand directed byGeorge C. Wolfe.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 1) by JK

I'm pretty sure that if you take the time to read theater blogs, you love going to the theater. And you probably keep track of which shows you've seen. Maybe you keep all of your tickets, or…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Full Casting Set for Mother of the Maid Starring Glenn Close; Production Extends Two Weeks by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Public Theater has announced complete casting for the New York premiere play Mother of the Maid written by Jane Anderson and directed by Matthew Penn. Previews are schedul…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

'Beauty Mark' Starring Laura Bell Bundy is Now Available On Digital and On Demand - Watch the Trailer Here! by BroadwayWorld

Harris Doran's award-winning film Beauty Mark, starring Laura Bell Bundy, has been released by The Orchard and is available nationwide On Digital and On Demand. The film, which premiered at …

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Jerry Saltz, New York and Vulture Art Critic, Wins Pulitzer Prize by The Editors

We at New York Magazine (and thus Vulture) have known for a long time that Jerry Saltz, our art critic since 2006, is a unique and brilliant writer. He’s the art world’s great explainer,…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Jenn Colella, Katrina Lenk Will Announce Outer Critics Nominations by Lauren Yarger

Katrina LenkJenn Colella (Come From Away) and Katrina Lenk (The Band's Visit) will announce the nominees for the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Awards.Jenn ColellaThe announcement will be made 11…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson to Lead Los Angeles Production of Henry IV by Andy Lefkowitz

Beloved Hollywood couple and talented stage alums Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson will appear in a Los Angeles production of Shakespeare's Henry IV this spring, according to the L.A. Times. Ha…

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Cleveland stage icon Andrew May returns to Great Lakes Theater as a writer in 'Misery' (preview) by Andrea Simakis

The role of Paul Sheldon is deceptively tricky, able to do what Hans Gruber and a slew of other terrorists couldn't in five "Die Hard" movies: It beat Bruce Willis.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

On the Couch with Alexander Lewis by Arts Review

Who is Alexander Lewis? A very lucky guy who gets to travel to a bunch of awesome cities to tell stories through music. What would you do di?erently to what you do now? Work wise, not a whol…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Exclusive! Peter Scolari Will Lead A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Muny by Andy Lefkowitz

Peter Scolari will lead the cast of the Muny's production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Pseudolus, has learned exclusively. Gary Griffin directs the S…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Bobby Conte Thornton Knows He’s One Lucky Guy! by Sandi Durell

      By Sandi Durell     I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the star of A Bronx Tale, Bobby Conte Thornton who plays the pivotal role of Calogero. It…

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

Broadway at the Emmy Awards: Courtney B. Vance & Sarah Paulson Win for The People v. O.J. Simpson; Thomas Kail Earns Trophy for Grease: Live by Ryan McPhee

The 68th annual primetime Emmy Awards were held on September 18, and a handful of Tony winners and stage favorites took home trophies—including a trio of American Crime Story performer…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Q&A With Drew Hodges: In the Room From 'Rent' to 'Hamilton' by Patrick Pacheco

In 1998, Nicole Kidman’s stage debut in David Hare’s “The Blue Room” was, as Newsweek put it, “one of the hottest tickets for a play in Broadway history.” In preparing a poster f…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Spotlight On...Ran Levy by Michael Block

Name: Ran LevyHometown: Grew up both in San Diego and Israel. By the time I was twenty I had moved so often that it’s hard to think about a place I can truly call my “hometown”.Educati…

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