Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Jerry O'Connell, Billy Eugene Jones & More to Join David Alan Grier & Blair Underwood in A Soldier's Play on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere staging of Charles Fuller's 1981 drama A Soldier's Play. Kenny Leon will direct the previously announced Roundabout Theatre C…

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Friday, November 8, 2019

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the birth of William Wells Brown and Ellen Stewart to the beginnings of Memphis's Playhouse on the Square and McNally’s 'Love! Valour! Compassion!,' December was a noteworthy month.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Magic and music combine in the Memphis-set Hoodoo Love by Kerry Reid

Katori Hall's play takes its time but weaves a spell. "I lost my song. I lost it because I didn't know what it was worth," laments a young bluesman freshly retur…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The twenty-five record albums that changed my life (15) by Artsjournal1

My father had no knowledge of or interest in classical music himself, but he brought home a record for me whenever he passed through Memphis on business. This is the one I remember best. –…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti Host Broadway Stands Up For Freedom Gala

Last night, Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti hosted and performed at the 17th annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM concert. She was joined by Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara (Kiss…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Memphis, How to Succeed in Business..., Once Upon a One More Time, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway productions and shows across the country.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

What?s In a Legacy? TBA Award Recipients Consider Their Impact

by Sam Hurwitt Part of the beauty and the impact of live theatre is its ephemeral nature. You have to be there to experience it and once it?s over, it?s over?not just a run but any given pe…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Disney’s Aladdin Will Launch a Newly-Configured North American Tour in Fall 2021 by Ryan Gilbert

A newly-configured North American tour of Disney's Aladdin is scheduled to launch in fall 2021. According to Disney Theatrical Productions, the new version of the Aladdin tour will allow the…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Actor Montae Russell gets in the zone for ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ at the Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

By Darlene Donloe Montae Russell is well known throughout Los Angeles theater circles for playing meaty roles. He’s played Charlie “Bird” Parker in Bird Lives!, Memphis in Two Train…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley Joins The Producing Team Of Country Musical MAY WE ALL

Lively McCabe Entertainment announces a partnership with Brian Kelley -- of the multi-platinum, award-winning duo Florida Georgia Line -- via his CuzBro Productions banner, on the recently a…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Quentin Earl Darrington & Will Swenson Join Brooklyn 15th Anniversary Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway veterans Quentin Earl Darrington and Will Swenson will lend their voices to the score of the 2004 Broadway musical Brooklyn at its upcoming 15th anniversary reunion concert. Darri…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

The Poem: Memphis by Paul Muldoon

From his new collection ‘Frolic and Detour’

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for the Broadway Premiere of Six by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Six. The main-stem transfer of the Olivier-nominated musical will begin previews on February 13, 2020 ahead of a Marc…

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Jazz Pianist Harold Mabern Dead At 83 by Artsjournal1

“A pianist of percussive fire and boundless soul, with a language that pulled from hard bop, post-bop, Memphis soul and the blues, … Mabern had a strong yet supple attack at the piano, w…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Stark Sands, Zach Adkins, and More Join 54 SINGS MAROON 5

The 9:30PM concert will feature two-time Tony Award-nominee Stark Sands (Kinky Boots, American Idiot),Zach Adkins (Anastasia), Dan DeLuca (Newsies), Bryan Fenkart (Memphis, Waitress),…

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

BWW TV: Jimmy Smits, Caitlin McGee, Jayne Atkinson & More Tease NBC's New Series, BLUFF CITY LAW!

While we await the series premiere (Monday,September 23  at 10pm/9c), take some time to get to know the cast! BroadwayWorld recently headed to Memphis to chat with the stars of stage and sc…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Princess Diana Bio-Musical on Broadway by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for Diana, the new Princess Diana bio-musical arriving at Broadway's Longacre Theatre next year. Previews will begin on March 2, 2020 with an opening night set for Ma…

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"Baring It All with Call Me Adam" Podcast: Episode #5: Kyle Dean Massey by Adam Rothenberg

In this episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam I sit down with actor/singer Kyle Dean Massey. Kyle is best known for his Broadway roles in Wicked, Pippin, Next to Normal, and Xanadu as w…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Six Announces Casting for Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Six. The previously announced main-stem transfer of the Olivier-nominated musical will begin previews on February 13, 202…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Two Trains Running review – August Wilson's study of a crisis-ridden city by Michael Billington

Royal and Derngate, NorthamptonThe richness of Wilson’s characters make them a joy to watch and a great cast lifts this tale set in Pittsburgh in 1969 By today’s standards, the plays of …

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Memphis, and More Coming to BroadwayHD in September by Dan Meyer

The streaming service will debut selections celebrating rock 'n’ roll from the ‘50s and ‘60s, as well as back-to-school classics.

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SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Comes to BroadwayHD Next Month

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is kicking off September with everyone dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock. Making its streaming premiere exclusively on BroadwayHD, Sm…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Watch Ain't Too Proud Star Derrick Baskin Offer Heavenly Vocals, Share Hilarious Onstage Happenings & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Derrick Baskin in Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Derrick Baskin has appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The L…

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Fall Openings: Are They Really That Bad? by JK

The Lightning Thief opens this fall Just over a year ago, when we had a spate of summer openings, I ran the numbers for long-running Broadway shows (HERE), and despite all three musicals tha…

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Exclusive! Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour Will Star Dan'yelle Williamson, Alex Hairston & Olivia Elease Hardy by Ryan Gilbert

Lookin' for some hot stuff! Three mega-talented stars have been selected to lead the upcoming national tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. The production will be headlined by Dan'yelle…

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Summer To Travel Across North America – Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The National Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, launching this fall In Rochester, New York, has it’s cast. Dan’yelle Williamson (Memphis, Rocky) will play “Diva Donna,” Alex H…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Todrick Hall & Colleen Ballinger Begin Shifts in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Multi-talented performers Todrick Hall and Colleen Ballinger join the company of the Tony-nominated musical Waitress on August 20. The pair takes over the roles of Ogie and Dawn from Noah Ga…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Lead the National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Ryan Gilbert

You've gotta look to your heart! 2015 American Idol winner Nick Fradiani will lead the national tour of A Bronx Tale. Fradiani will star as Lorenzo in the road production of the popular musi…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Princess Diana musical will play Broadway in 2020 by Johnny Oleksinski

A new musical about the life of Princess Diana will open on Broadway next spring. Called simply “Diana,” the show follows Lady Diana Spencer to royal superstardom, family struggle and he…

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Diana, a musical based on life of late Princess of Wales, coming to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

A new musical about Princess Diana’s royal romance is heading to Broadway in 2020. The show, which ran earlier this year at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, will begin performances on Marc…

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Princess Diana Bio-Musical Will Transfer to Broadway in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Fresh off an acclaimed run at San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse, the new Princess Diana bio-musical Diana will move to Broadway's Longacre Theatre next year. Previews will begin on March 2, 202…

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