Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Review: Lysistrata Jones (Refuge Theatre Project) by Scotty Zacher

Spike Lee’s recent film Chiraq adapted Lysistrata to Chicago's South Side, replacing an epic Greek war with equally epic gang violence. The stakes in Lysistrata Jones? Basketball. More spe…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn to Workshop To Wong Foo Musical Adaptation by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn are at work on a musical adaptation of the 1995 film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar. The stage show, featuring a book…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Theater openings Oct. 20-26

Saturday "Don’t Look Back/Must Look Back”: Audiences travel through various Uptown locations in this journey inspired by the neighborhood’s residents who fled their home countries. Thr…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Lysistrata Jones’ at Red Branch Theatre Company by Mark Beachy

Red Branch Theatre Company in Columbia, Maryland, takes a shot at producing the critically praised, but short-lived 2011 Broadway musical, “Lysistrata Jones,” a hip and new pop …

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Lysistrata Jones at Red Branch Theatre (review) by Jayne Blanchard

Happiness is tucked away in an office park in Columbia, MD. Amid the chiropractors, computer businesses, dance schools and Asian delis is the Red Branch Theatre Company, currently the home o…

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Review: ‘Lysistrata Jones’ at Red Branch Theatre Company by John Harding

Red Branch Theatre Company continues to amaze with its 2017 season premiere of the perky and impertinent Lysistrata Jones. Thanks to savvy staging and choreography, this short-lived 2011 Bro…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tony Awards Announce 2017 Honors For Excellence by Greg Evans

Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser, two of Broadway’s most successful general managers behind productions from Cats to Lysistrata Jones, will receive this year’s Tony Awards’ Hon…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Frozen Musical Announces Full Broadway Lead Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

Caissie Levy will star as Elsa and Patti Murin will star as Anna in Disney’s new Broadway musical Frozen, opening at the St. James Theatre in spring 2018. Also joining the principal ca…

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‘Frozen’ Broadway Musical Sets Its Cast; Rob Ashford Aboard In Choreographer Shuffle by Jeremy Gerard

Caissie Levy, who played Fantine in the 2014 revival of Les Misérables and Elphaba in Wicked, will play Elsa, and Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu and currently in NBC’s Chic…

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Andrew Rannells Will Celebrate Lysistrata Jones Composer by Robert Viagas

The concert will include a preview of the new musical, Hood, debuting this summer.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Bryce Pinkham, Amber Gray and More Featured on HAIL OBLIVION Concept Album by BroadwayWorld

HAIL OBLIVION A Pirate Fantasia, the latest music theater work by composerlyricist Stephanie Ryan Johnstone and librettist Joshua William Gelb, will be released as a concept album on April 9…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Odds & Ends: Will Chase Lands HBO Gig, Andrew Rannells on Slam-Dunking in Lysistrata Jones & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Will Chase & Matthew Morrison Land New TV Gigs Smash veteran Will Chase has booked a new TV job, according to Deadline. The Tony nominee will take on a recurring role in HBO’s…

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Breaking News: The Cold Never Bothered Them Anyway- Caissie Levy Will Join Patti Murin in Spring Lab of FROZEN by BroadwayWorld

Well now we know BroadwayWorld has just learned that Caissie Levy Les Miserables, Ghost, Hair will join Patti Murin Lysistrata Jones, Xanaduin Disney's upcoming spring lab presentation of Fr…

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Exclusive! Caissie Levy to Let It Go in Lab for Broadway-Bound Frozen, Co-Starring Patti Murin by Broadway.com

For the first time in forever, we have news about the Broadway-bound musical Frozen. Broadway.com has learned that Caissie Levy has landed the role of Elsa for the upcoming private spri…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Jennifer Holliday Releases Single to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner has recorded Lysistrata Jones' “Hold On.”

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Oh, Mama! LaVon Fisher-Wilson Will Return to Chicago by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway alum LaVon Fisher-Wilson is set to return to the role of Matron “Mama” Morton in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago beginning on January 30, a Chicago spokesperson conf…

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Friday, November 18, 2016

'Lysistrata Jones', new artistic director for Refuge Theatre Project's season by Morgan Greene

Refuge Theatre Project announced its third season and the company's new artistic director Friday. Co-founder and former artistic director Ross Egan will be replaced by Christopher Pazdernik,…

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Taylor Louderman, Alex Wyse & More Set for Ride the Cyclone Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for the New York premiere of Ride the Cyclone. Among those on board for the MCC production are Peter Pan Live!’s Taylor Louderman, Spring Awakening’s Alex Wys…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

World Premiere of ON THE RAILS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Algonquin Theater Productions and Jason Hewitt welcomeLindsay Nicole Chambers Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Mel Johnson Jr. Jekyll amp Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal,…

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Breaking: Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Mel Johnson Jr. and James Ludwig Join the World Premiere of ON THE RAILS by BroadwayWorld

Algonquin Theater Productions and Jason Hewitt have announced Broadway actors Lindsay Nicole Chambers Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Mel Johnson Jr. Jekyll amp Hyde, Hot Feet, …

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

STAGE TUBE: The Return of Jared's BROADWAY BOO'S with Eden Espinosa by Stage Tube

Jared Zirilli, of RAIN at The Old Globe, ROMANCE LANGUAGE at Ars Nova, The Civilians PRETTY FILTHY, Broadway LYSISTRATA JONES, touring WE WILL ROCK YOU and WICKED, as well as Off Broadway FA…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

On Your Feet!'s Josh Segarra Tapped for the CW's Arrow by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Josh Segarra, who is currently starring as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet! on Broadway, has landed a role on the CW’s Arrow. Deadline reports that he will appear as a season regular on…

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Broadway Stories Podcast Welcomes Patti Murin, John Treacy Egan, Alli Mauzey by Broadway Stories

On the latest episode of BROADWAY STORIES hosted by 'Broadway replacement' Todd Buonopane CINDERELLA, CHICAGO, Todd talks getting fired, Patti Murin LYSISTRATA JONES, XANADU falls in love...…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Betsy Wolfe, Patti Murin & Okieriete Onaodowan Led Lab of Broadway-Bound Frozen by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We can’t hold it back anymore—we have more news about the Broadway-bound Frozen stage adaptation. Betsy Wolfe (Bullets Over Broadway), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones) and Okieriet…

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Betsy Wolfe, Patti Murin & Okieriete Onaodowan Lead Lab of Broadway-Bound Frozen by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We can’t hold it back anymore—we have more news about the Broadway-bound Frozen stage adaptation. Betsy Wolfe (Bullets Over Broadway), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones) and Okieriet…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Has Frozen Stage Musical Found Its Anna? by Robert Viagas

Lysistrata Jones actress Patti Murin was to have starred in canceled Nerds on Broadway.

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Saturday, April 23, 2016

BroadwayRadio Releases First Episode of 'Literally Patti Murin: The Podcast' with Andrew Rannells by Matt Tamanini

In the inaugural edition of Literally Patti Murin The Podcast, Broadway's Lysistrata Jones chats with her Broadway BFF, Tony-nominated star of stage and screen, Andrew Rannells The Book of M…

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mia Michaels & Douglas Carter Beane Enlisted for New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes by Broadway.com

Three-time Emmy winner Mia Michaels has been tapped to direct and choreograph the previously reported New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. Douglas Carter Beane will pen th…

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Sunday, February 28, 2016

NERDS' Star, Fashion Maven Patti Murin is Live-Blogging the Oscars Red-Carpet by Patti Murin

It's been a busy week for Patti Murin. On Monday, it was announced that the erstwhile Lysistrata Jones would be joining the cast of the upcoming Broadway show NERDS THE MUSICAL. That same da…

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Rory O'Malley, Bryan Fenkart & More Enlisted for Nerds, A Musical Dot-Comedy on Broadway by Broadway.com

The geeks are now in place! Tony nominee Rory O'Malley and Bryan Fenkart have boarded the cast of Nerds, A Musical Dot-Comedy as Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, respectively. A…

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Darren Criss, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ben Platt & More Set for 2016 Junior Theater Festival by BroadwayWorld

Stage and screen stars Darren Criss Glee, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Andrew Keenan-Bolger Newsies, Tuck Everlasting, Ben Platt Pitch Perfect, Dear Evan Hansen, Tony-nominated composers Benj …

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