Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Last Dance: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Will End Its Broadway Run; North American Tour to Launch by Andy Lefkowitz

Dim all the lights. The new Broadway bio-show Summer: The Donna Summer Musical has set a final performance date of December 30 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Directed by Des McAnuff, the…

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‘Summer’ will close at the end of December by Caitlin Huston

“Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” will close on Broadway on Dec. 30, 2018. The musical will have played 27 previews and 289 regular performances at the time of its closing at the Lunt-F…

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‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ Announces Last Dance On Broadway by Greg Evans

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical will dance its last dance on Broadway Sunday, Dec. 30, producers announced today, but disco isn’t dead: A North American tour will kick off Sept. 30, 2…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of The Sound of Music by Hannah Vine

The production opened November 16, 1959, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part III: The Rest of Europe by JK

Get those theatrical passports ready, theater fans! Our world tour continues throughout Europe, with stops in 12 countries. This week's adventure covers 15 more musicals - some huge hits, ot…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Cher Musical, Elton John, Ferryman by Mark Beech

New York has another musical biography in town. “The Cher Show” is starting previews. Three actresses portray the star in a sequined spectacular that follows jukebox tributes to the like…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Ferryman” Opens to Raves; Cher Musical on Way by Mark Beech

“The Ferryman” has just opened on Broadway to rave reviews. The Jez Butterworth play is the biggest highlight of New York’s performing-arts scene this week. It won unanimous five-star …

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Daniel Radcliffe, Justin Timberlake, Fringe Festival by Mark Beech

Daniel Radcliffe stars in “The Lifespan of a Fact,” which has just opened. It is one of the highlights of performing arts in New York this week. Justin Timberlake is at Madison Square Ga…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part I: The United Kingdom and Ireland by JK

Today, we begin a new series, Around the World in 80 Musicals. Over the next several weeks, we will take a brief look at 80 different musicals that take place in different parts of the world…

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Elton John to “American Son” by Mark Beech

As debate continues on the slogan “Make America Great Again” – with plenty of people on both sides of the debate saying the U.S. is already great and could be greater – a raft of new…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Short Broadway Run? Saw It Anyway! by JK

I'm sure we can all agree that we all have favorite shows that ran for far too short a time. And we probably all have seen shows that we can't believe ran at all. Over the years, I've seen p…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Eagles, “Girl From the North Country” by Mark Beech

From The Eagles and Eric Clapton to the New York International Fringe Festival, there is plenty of choice among performing-arts shows in the Big Apple this week.New Yorkers can also catch pr…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Fringe Festival, King Kong, Eric Clapton by Mark Beech

The New York International Fringe Festival is back. North America’s largest event of its kind is a highlight of performing arts in the Big Apple this week.Other shows include concerts by C…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Daniel Radcliffe to Last of the SummerStage by Mark Beech

Music still leads New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon follows his Madison Square Garden shows with one last big tour gig, at Corona Park, Flushing Meadows. Central Park SummerStag…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Paul Simon Bows Out, David Byrne, “Heartbreak House” by Mark Beech

Music leads our choice of New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon is playing his last big shows in New York before retiring from touring, while David Byrne is returning to the Forest …

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Ringo Starr to Last-Chance “Carousel” by Mark Beech

New York’s autumn theater season adds another two shows this week: “Girl From the North Country,” Conor McPherson’s play with Bob Dylan music, and pool-room saga “The Nap.” They …

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Major Play Debuts, Laura Pausini, Sun Ra, Hamilton by Mark Beech

This week, New York has two significant plays making their debuts: Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy “Bernhardt/Hamlet” and “The True,” Sharr White’s political satire.Meanwhile, music …

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Revived “Band’s Visit,” Autumn Lookahead by Mark Beech

The new fall season looms in New York, with a lot to look forward to, including three shows that were big hits in London: “Girl From the North Country,” with Bob Dylan songs; Jez Butterw…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

SUMMER Tickets Now On Sale Through August 2019 by BroadwayWorld

Now this is some hot stuff Tickets to SUMMER The Donna Summer Musical are now on sale through August 18, 2019. Get your tickets now through www.Ticketmaster.com online or by phone at 877-250…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Drake to “Pretty Woman” by Mark Beech

In one of the hottest musical tickets in months, Drake is at Madison Square Garden. “Pretty Woman” is another big seller as the hit movie comes to the New York stage. These are just two …

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Summer Stage, ELO, Last-Chance “Clear Day” by Mark Beech

The Center Park’s Summer Stage’s free shows; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; Jeff Lynne’s ELO; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some o…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Step Inside Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre by Hannah Vine

Inside the Theatre, the photo feature series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Shakira, “Mary Page Marlowe” by Mark Beech

Music by Rod Stewart, Shakira and The Breeders; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some of the highlights of p…

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Jukebox Musicals, Peculiar Patriots by Mark Beech

New jukebox musicals are opening in New York to strong initial reviews. “Head Over Heels” showcases the music of The Go-Go’s and Belinda Carlisle, while “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” prese…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: From “Fire in Dreamland” to Summer Concerts by Mark Beech

The New York stage offers a lot of choice in new openings and one-off events this week for those wanting to be adventurous. The pick of performing arts in the Big Apple over the next seven d…

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They Work Hard for the Money! Summer Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's obvious that this cast works hard for the money because Summer celebrated 100 performances on Broadway on July 18. The new musical began previews at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Mar…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

See Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Celebrate 100 Broadway Performances by Hannah Vine

The Broadway musical about the disco icon plays the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Foo Fighters to Tracy Letts by Mark Beech

Topping New York performing arts this week, the award-winning writer Tracy Letts is back with an experimental play, “Mary Page Marlowe,” off Broadway.The Foo Fighters, Billy Joel and Bec…

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Radiohead to Ice Factory Festival by Mark Beech

New York has many short summer drama festivals starting up soon, led by the Ice Factory. Music on offer in the Big Apple this week runs from Radiohead through to Michael Tilson Thomas. There…

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Iceman,” Go-Go's and U2 by Mark Beech

It’s your last chance to see two acclaimed works on the New York stage. First there is Denzel Washington in “The Iceman Cometh” Then there is “Dance Nation”: Clare Barron’s excel…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

She Believed She Could: A Dresser's Day with SUMMER's LJ Wright by Amanda Prahl

Six days a week, a hour or so before the stars of Summer The Donna Summer Musical sign in on the callboard, dresser LJ Wright arrives at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to help lay the groundwork …

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