Friday, July 31, 2020

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

Congratulations! You've made it through another week, in good health we hope. Here's our weekly game to bring you some theater related fun and stress relief. Today we bring back a favorite -…

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Broadway Games: Trivial Pursuit - Theater Edition by JK

Growing up, playing games with family and friends was a beloved way to pass the time together. (Funny what isolation makes you miss!) One of our favorites was Trivial Pursuit. I always dread…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Thomas Kail and Michelle Williams Welcome First Child Together by Beth Stevens

Celebrated actress Michelle Williams and Tony-winning Hamilton director Thomas Kail welcomed their first child together on June 17, according to Us Weekly. The couple, who worked together …

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tony Winners Thomas Kail and Steven Levenson Team Up for New Fiddler on the Roof Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Mazel tov! Hamilton's Tony-winning director Thomas Kail will helm a new feature film of Fiddler On The Roof, according to Deadline. Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning scribe Steven Levenson w…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Michelle Williams and Tony-Winning Director Thomas Kail Are Engaged and Expecting by

There’s a new Broadway baby on the way! Oscar and Tony nominee Michelle Williams is engaged to Thomas Kail, who is perhaps best known as the Tony-winning director of Hamilton, according t…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Sets NY Premiere of Dana H., Lucas Hnath's New Play About His Mother's Life; Deirdre O'Connell to Star by Andy Lefkowitz

The Vineyard Theatre has announced the highly anticipated New York premiere of Dana H., a new work by Tony-nominated playwright Lucas Hnath (A Doll's House, Part 2), slated to appear at the …

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Monday, August 14, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Patrick Vassel by Zack Calhoon

Patrick Vassel (Director) is a director, writer, and teacher from Akron, Ohio. Patrick is the Associate and Supervising Director of Hamilton - on Broadway, in Chicago, and the 1st National T…

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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, September 19, 2016

"Hamilton" Director Thomas Kail by Patrick Hinds and Mike Jensen

It was such a thrill to chat with the Tony winning "Hamilton" director all about the magic of that show! We also go all the way back to the beginning and talk "In the Heights," "Lombardi," a…

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Deirdre O'Connell to Star in Abe Koogler's Fulfillment Center Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Stage and screen alum Deirdre O’Connell will star in the world premiere of Abe Koogler’s Fulfillment Center. The Manhattan Theatre Club off-Broadway production will begin perform…

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Friday, November 13, 2015

MAGIC/BIRD's Kevin Daniels Joins 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY Benefit by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Kevin Daniels, best known for his award winning turn as Magic Johnson on Broadway in MAGICBIRD, has joined the cast of 24 HOURS PLAYS ON BROADWAY for Urba…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Zelda's Back

Director Zelda Fichandler returns to Arena Stage with Awake and Sing!

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Just Peachum

Ana Gasteyer has carved out a post-"Saturday Night Live" career onstage - from Wicked to her latest role in The Threepenny Opera.

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Magic/Bird, Seminar Closing on Broadway

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Odds & Ends: Full Cast Announced for Justin Long's WTF Play, SJP Goes From Sex to Crime & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. WTF's Living on Love, Starring Justin Long, Announces Full Cast and Creative The full cast and creative team is now s…

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

"SVU" Star Tamara Tunie Brings the 'Burgh to Life at 54 Below

Known as a Broadway producer (Spring Awakening, Magic/Bird) and for her many TV and film roles (including medical examiner Melinda Warner on NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"), T…

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New Tony Nominations Rule: What If...? by JK

You've probably read about the new rule adopted by the Tony Awards Administration Committee regarding the number of nominees in the four major categories.  Simply, it states that if nin…

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Bronx Bummers – Bway Baseball Play Strikes Out, 3/2 by David Lefkowitz

It’s been a tough stretch for the New York Yankees. Last year, for the first time in five years, they didn’t make the playoffs, and now a Broadway play about the team has failed to go th…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Broadway Theater Review: Bronx Bombers by Lauren Yarger

Baseball Drama Gets Hung Up in Double PlayBy Lauren YargerThe House That Ruth Built gets a theatrical exploration in playwright and Director Eric Simonson's Broadway play The Bronx Bombers.B…

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Sunday, February 9, 2014

Bronx Bombers ** by Barry

Peter Scolari, Tracy Shayne             By: David ShewardAfter covering football with Lombardi and basketball in Magic/Bird, playwright-director Eric Simonson steps up to the pla…

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Friday, February 7, 2014

Yankee Fans – Bronx Bombers Wax Nostalgia by Sandi Durell

  By: Sandi Durell     Writer Eric Simonson has a thing for sports, having written 2010′s “Lombardi,” about football, and in 2012 “Magic/Bird” about bask…

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Bronx Bombers by Jeff Miele

After “Lombardi” in 2011 and “Magic/Bird” in 2012, writer Eric Simonson comes back to Broadway with another sports-related drama, this time with the drama more close to home than eve…

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Bronx Bombers Star Peter Scolari on Doing Yogi Berra Proud, Embracing Girls & Why Tom Hanks Made Him Cry by Lindsay Champion

For the last four decades, Peter Scolari has been a steady presence on the small screen as the instantly likable star of Newhart, Bosom Buddies, Goodtime Girls and tons more, …

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Broadway for Straight Men? Yankees Help Promote 'Bronx Bombers' by Jeff Lunden, Jeff Lunden

The new show, which chronicles greats like Yogi Berra, Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson, is courting the non-theatergoing male with a push from the team and Major League Baseball. This story fir…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Batter Up! Peter Scolari and the Broadway Cast of Bronx Bombers Meet the Press by Megan Meadows

Buy yourself some peanuts and Cracker Jack! After an off-Broadway run at Primary Stages, Bronx Bombers is coming to Broadway, and on December 18, Peter Scolari and the cast of the Great…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

60 Seconds with TAKING CARE OF BABY Playwright Dennis Kelly by Manhattan Theatre Club

60 Seconds with TAKING CARE OF BABY Playwright Dennis Kelly American premiere play by Dennis Kelly Directed by Erica Schmidt with Francois Battiste, Reed Birney, Kristen Bush, Amelia Campb…

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Friday, October 25, 2013

Exclusive Photo! New York Yankees Great Yogi Berra Meets His Bronx Bombers Counterpart Peter Scolari by

The New York Yankees may have missed the playoffs this year, but they’re headed to Broadway in Bronx Bombers. The third in Eric Simonson’s sports trilogy (after Lombardi and Magi…

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Start Spreading the News: Yankees Drama Bronx Bombers Heads to Broadway by Beth Stevens

Bronx Bombers is coming to the major leagues this winter: Broadway. The new play, written and directed by Eric Simonson (the scribe behind the sports dramas Lombardi and Magic/Bird…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Casting Complete for MTC's Taking Care of Baby, Starring Margaret Colin & Reed Birney by Ryan Gilbert

Casting is now complete for the American premiere of Tony winner Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby. Manhattan Theatre Club's off-Broadway production, starring Margaret Colin and Ree…

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Highlights From Bronx Bombers Off-Broadway

From the author of Lombardi and Magic/Bird, Eric Simonson's Bronx Bombers examines the New York Yankees — the most storied franchise in major league baseball and perhaps all of sports. Wi…

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‘Bronx Bombers’ brings Yankees legends to life by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Eric Simonson’s created a niche market for himself: He writes plays about sports icons. “Lombardi” was about the inspirational Green Bay Packers coach, “Magic/Bird” about friendly …

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