Tuesday, May 4, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  May 4, 2008: Boeing Boeing landed at the Longacre Theatre for 279 performances with an all-star cast including Mark R…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 20 - 26 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: April 20 - 26 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  April 20, 2010: Pop-punk came to Broadway when Green Day's American Idiot opened its 422 performance run at the St…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 13 - 19 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: April 13 - 19 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  April 13, 2000: Queenie was a blonde and her age stood still. Well for 68 performances, anyway. The Michael John LaCh…

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Paul Tazewell by JK

Chances are you've seen his work, even if you don't recognize Paul Tazewell's name. With a Broadway career that began with 1996's Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and continues through …

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Monday, November 2, 2020

VIDEO: On This Day, November 2- Kristin Chenoweth Pens A LOVE LETTER TO BROADWAY!

On this day in 2016, Kristin Chenoweth opened her limited run concert MY LOVE LETTER TO BROADWAY at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Have You Seen? by Marc J. Franklin

Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the venue.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

"Tina, The Tina Turner Musical" May Not Run Deep, But Its Sensational Star Soars High by Broadwayandme

In the old days, when tickets were cheaper, people went to musicals for the thrill of hearing new songs. Today, when seeing a Broadway show can cost more than a car note, they go for the sec…

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Look Back at Titanic on Broadway With Michael Cerveris, Brian d’Arcy James, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, written by Maury Yeston and Peter Stone, opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre April 23, 1997.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Addams Family on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The musical comedy opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre April 8, 2010.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

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

We are so glad you seem to like our new feature series, Musical of the Month! This month's featured show is Disney's Beauty and the Beast, a show that is (gulp!) over a quarter of a century …

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Jerry Herman Tribute by Barry Gordin

February 3, 2020 The Broadway community paid tribute with a memorial service celebrating the life of Jerry Herman who died on December 26, 2109 at the age of 88 at Broadway's Lunt-Fontan…

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Photo Coverage: TINA Cast Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway!

TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL just celebrated a mountain-high moment at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, as the company posed backstage for the show's milestone 100th performances. Check out ph…

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See Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Celebrate 100 Performances on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The bio-musical, starring Tony and Olivier nominee Adrienne Warren, opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre November 7.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BWW TV: Watch Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley & More Tribute Jerry Herman!

Michael Feinstein produced a memorial event at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, featuring performances by: Feinstein ('I Won't Send Roses'), Kristin Chenoweth ('If He Walked Into My Life'), Sut…

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Unites to Honor the Late, Great Jerry Herman

As BroadwayWorld reported last month, Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jerry Herman passed away at 88 years old. Just yesterday, Broadway united to remember the legend. Michael Fein…

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Go Inside the Jerry Herman Memorial Service With Photos of Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster, and More by Marc J. Franklin

The concert celebration was held February 3 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where two separate revivals of Hello, Dolly! played.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Anna Wintour, Yara Shahidi and More to Co-Host Special Performance of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander and Tali Pelman, in association with Tina Turner, have announced that Anna Wintour, Editor in Chief, Vogue U.S.; U.S. Artistic Director and Global C…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Broadway Grosses: As Winter Sets In, Tina—The Tina Turner Musical Is Still a Hot Commodity by Broadway.com

The music of Tina Turner has been pulsing through the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre since Tina—The Tina Turner Musical began performances back in October. The bio-musical about the Queen of Rock '…

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jerry Herman Memorial to Feature Performances from Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster & More by Andy Lefkowitz

A memorial service for legendary Broadway composer Jerry Herman will be held on February 3 at 3:00pm at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, according to Variety. Herman passed away on December 26 of …

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster, More to Perform at Jerry Herman Tribute by Ryan McPhee

The memorial service will take place at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where two separate revivals of Hello, Dolly! played.

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Friday, January 10, 2020
Thursday, December 26, 2019

Favorite Theater of the Year by JK

Normally, we select a Broadway theater each year where we have had a particularly grand experience for our annual review. This year, we didn't select one whole theater, but rather the upstai…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Harry Connick Jr. on Playing Diners for Cheeseburgers to Celebrating Cole Porter on Broadway by Paul Wontorek

Harry Connick Jr., a dashing 21-year-old jazz musician from New Orleans, became famous overnight 30 years ago when the double-platinum 1989 soundtrack for the film When Harry Met Sally br…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

VIDEO: Katie Webber Receives the Legacy Robe For TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

On November 7, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical celebrated opening night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and following in the great Broadway tradition, ensemble member Katie Webber was awarded th…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice & Tina Break House Records Over Thanksgiving Week by Broadway.com

The Thanksgiving holiday week brought in a number of theatergoers to New York City, and they had only the best taste among the shows appearing on the boards. Two musicals in particular reac…

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Broadway's TINA Breaks All-Time Box Office Record at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Broadway's TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL shattered the all-time box office record at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) for the week ending December 1, 2019. TINA - THE TINA T…

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

REVIEW: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by JK

Review of the Sunday, November 24, 2019 matinee performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York City. Starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Daniel J. Watts, Dawnn Lewis, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Cha…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Do You Like Ike? Daniel J. Watts on Playing the 'Villain' in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Daniel J. Watts is bringing the life of Ike Turner, Tina Turner's abusive Grammy-winning ex-husband, to the stage in Broadway's Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. Having previously appeared in e…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Music Theatre International acquires rights to ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ by Caitlin Huston

Music Theatre International has acquired the worldwide licensing rights to the musical adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The musical features a score by Marc Shaiman, wi…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Rising Above the Pack by Mo Brady

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Review by Mo Brady …

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Odds & Ends: Anna Wintour to Co-Host Benefit Performance of Tina & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Anna Wintour to Co-Host Benefit Performance of Tina Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue, has signed on to emcee a cocktail…

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