Monday, May 25, 2015

MAMMA MIA! We have another ticket Drawing

OK fess up, seriously how many times did you see it when it first came out – how many times have you watched the film? One of the most addictive feel good musicals of all time MAMMA MI…

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Another ABBA Musical? "Act One" by JK

It is always interesting for me and my best buddy and theatre companion Mike to figure out what we are going to do for that long wait until a 3 o'clock curtain on a Sunday afternoon.  L…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Box Office Report: 2013 - 2014 Season: Quarter 2 by JK

Sunday marked the end of the 26th week of the season, meaning we are fully 1/2 through the entire season so far!  Time sure flies...40: The number of shows that played during the second…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The Musicals of the 2013 - 2014 Season By Type by JK

As the season heats up, I thought I'd take a look a where all the new musicals come from.  What are their sources?  Will this season be different than others, or will it just be mo…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Box Office Report: 2013 - 2014 Season: Quarter 1 by JK

Can you believe it?  We are fully 1/4 of the way through the 2013 - 2014 season already!  Here's how the Broadway Box Office is doing:31: The number of productions that have played…

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Sunday, November 18, 2012

I'll Miss You, Metropolita(i)n and Actors Temple Benefit by Peter Filichia

I envy St. Martin de Porres. The 16th century Peruvian was said to have the ability to be in two places at one time. I, alas, cannot, and as a result, I’m missing two events between Fr…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

October Leftover by Peter Filichia

Last month’s brainteaser: What do these musicals have in common? Baby, Bajour, Good Vibrations, The Most Happy Fella, My One and Only, 1776, Stop the World – I Want to Get Off an…

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October Leftover by Peter Filichia

Last month’s brainteaser: What do these musicals have in common? Baby, Bajour, Good Vibrations, The Most Happy Fella, My One and Only, 1776, Stop the World – I Want to Get Off an…

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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Shedding Light on the Empire State Building by Peter Filichia

So if you were in New York on Tuesday and had a nice view of the top of the Empire State Building, you might have noticed that the colors illuminating the building were blue, pink and white.…

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Friday, September 28, 2012

The Gatsby Goes West by Peter Filichia

He’s made a name for himself by doing “exploratory readings” of musicals from the ‘40s (Barefoot Boy with Cheek) and ‘50s (Arms and the Girl) – not to men…

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Friday, April 27, 2012

I've Got Hate Mail by Peter Filichia

Said Mike Canestraro, “Grease. What a piece of shit. And you may quote me.” Well, I just did, Mike – although I should point out that Mike didn’t just say this out of…

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Monday, April 2, 2012

"Broadway Beauty Pageant" to Crown "World's Sexiest Man" by Playbill Video

"Broadway Beauty Pageant" to Crown "World's Sexiest Man" http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Brent Barrett ("Chicago") leads a gaggle of Broadway per…

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

CASTING: Nice Work If You Can Get It by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THE MONTHLY THEATRE POLL ANDIN THIS WEEK'S HOT/HOTTER ROUND!  BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!CONTENT RELATED TO THIS BLOG:Click HERE to go to the official show we…

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Weekend Poll: Which Mad Men Star Would You Most Like to See on Broadway? by Broadway.com

AMC’s Mad Men, the Emmy-winning drama about New York City advertising executives in the 1960s, finally returns for its fifth season on March 25, after a year and a half hiatus. Broadwa…

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mr. MAMMA MIA! Andrew Chappelle Crowned “Broadway Beauty Pageant” Winner by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

MAMMA MIA! Broadway cast member Andrew Chappelle has been crowned the winner of the sixth annual Broadway Beauty Pageant, the annual event benefiting New York’s Ali Forney Center. The even…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

MAMMA MIA!'s Andrew Chappelle Crowned Winner at BROADWAY BEAUTY PAGEANT by BroadwayWorld

Andrew Chappelle, Mr. Mamma Mia, was crowned as winner of the sold out, sixth annual Broadway Beauty Pageant held Monday evening at Symphony Space. The event raised 75,000 to benefit the Ali…

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Mr. Mamma Mia! Crowned at Broadway Beauty Pageant by Loganne

Andrew Chappelle, also known as Mr. Mamma Mia!, took home the prize at this year’s Broadway Beauty Pageant. The event raised an unprecedented $75,000 for the Ali Forney Center, which provi…

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Monday, March 19, 2012

"Bosom Buddies" Louise Pitre and Judy Blazer Preview Goodspeed's Mame

Goodspeed Musicals' spring revival of Jerry Herman, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee's Mame stars Louise Pitre (Mamma Mia!) as the title auntie, alongside Judy Blazer as Vera Charles. The p…

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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Shameless Plug: Broadway Beauty Pageant 2012 by Michael Block

Looking for something exciting to do tomorrow night? Then head on down to the Symphony Space for the 2012 Broadway Beauty Pageant! Featuring a panel of celebrity judges and some special perf…

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Friday, March 16, 2012

Broadway Beauty Pageant to Crown "World's Sexiest Man"

Brent Barrett (Chicago) leads a gaggle of Broadway performers, including Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Ferguson (Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jesse Swimm (Mary Poppins) an…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Full Cast Announced for Goodspeed Opera House Mame, Starring Louise Pitre by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the forthcoming production of Mame at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut, starring Tony nominee Louise Pitre (Mamma Mia!) as Mame. Directed by Ray …

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Complete Casting Announced for The City Club at Off-Broadway’s Minetta Lane Theatre by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the previously announced American premiere of the jazz and blues musical The City Club, which will begin previews April 3 at off-Broadway’s Minetta Lane Th…

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Monday, March 12, 2012

Theater Excellence Tony Award Winners Announced by Abbie Fentress Swanson

The creator of kids' versions of Broadway works, a production supervisor who has overseen more than 200 Broadway shows and a mentoring program that pairs up theater professionals with New Yo…

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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Passing Remarks by Peter Filichia

Passing Strange is the title. Is diarrhea the subject of this new musical? Does that sound snarky? Well, really, is it any worse than a certain thing that Stew says from the stage of the B…

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

PHOTO FLASH: Brent Barrett and Broadway Beauty Pageant Contestants Rehearse by David Gordon

The contestants of the upcoming sixth annual Broadway Beauty Pageant offered a sneak peak of the event Thursday, March 8 at Ripley-Grier Studios. Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Fergu…

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London 2012: theatres to offer cheap tickets to Olympic commuters by Matt Trueman

West End theatres will offer £10 tickets to workers in 'transport hot-spot' locations in bid to ease Olympics congestionLondon theatres will offer discounted tickets to commuters during the…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Stranger Musical From Bruce Hornsby Gets Reading at York Theatre Company by Broadway.com

Stranger, a new musical from composer Bruce Hornsby (High Fidelity), will receive a reading as part of the York Theatre Company’s developmental readings series. The show features music…

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Stranger Musical From Bruce Hornsby Gets Reading at York Theatre Company by Broadway.com

Stranger, a new musical from jazz musician Bruce Hornsby, will receive a reading as part of the York Theatre Company’s developmental readings series. The show features music and lyrics…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012

The Abominable Showman, March 4, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Mae WestThe Old Boys ClubMen still dominate showbiz – but from Mae West to Barbra Streisand, from Julie Taymor to Canada’s very own Ellen David, the times-they-are-a-changing. By Ri…

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Sino Vision New Years Eve MAMMA MIA! Special (VIDEO)

While the segment is in Mandarin, the Dynamos interviews can be heard in English with Mandarin on screen subtitles.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Andrew Chappelle, Wilkie Ferguson, Corey Mach, Jesse Swimm, Anthony Wayne to Compete in Broadway Beauty Pageant by Dan Bacalzo

Contestants have been announced for the sixth annual Broadway Beauty Pageant, to be held on Monday, March 19 at 8pm. As previously reported, Tovah Feldshuh will host. The contestants and th…

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