Sunday, June 10, 2018

Three Tall Women Star Glenda Jackson Wins First Tony Award: 'What a Thrill' by Andy Lefkowitz

Glenda Jackson has won her first Tony Award. The iconic star triumphed in the Leading Actress in a Play category for her turn in the Broadway-premiere production of Edward Albee's Pulitz…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tony Award Predictions 2018 by Wendy Caster

LIZ: Were I to take awards seasons seriously, I’d join with the city’s professional theater critics in wringing my hands over the purported death of Broadway at the end of this weirdly i…

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Off-Broadway's Biggest Night! Take a Look Inside the 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards by Broadway.com

The Off-Broadway League honored the best of off-Broadway theater at the 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards on May 6. Recent Meteor Shower co-stars Jeremy Shamos and Laura Benanti ho…

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Photo Coverage: It's the Best of Off-Broadway! On the Red Carpet at the Lortel Awards by Walter McBride

Just last night, the 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed outto recipients in 19 categories, with three honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel A…

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‘Cost Of Living,’ ‘School Girls,’ ‘KPOP’ Lead Off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Awards by Dade Hayes

Cost of Living and School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play tied for Best Play and KPOP captured Best Musical at the 33rd annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Of…

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The Full List of Nominations for Tony awards 2018 by Blouin Artinfo

The celebrated Theater ceremony in New York, Tony Awards 2018 has shortlisted “Angels in America” and “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” in the running prizes. The nominations for t…

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Ashley Park, Billy Crudup, Carrie Coon & More Win 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Off-Broadway League has announced winners of the 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring outstanding achievement off-Broadway. Recent Meteor Shower stars Laura Benanti and Jeremy Sha…

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Annual Tony Nomination Post - 2018 Version by Linda

Oops. Looks like I haven't posted in this blog since the last Tony nominations. It's been difficult keeping this up since I write for other places, but I'm a sucker for tradition, so I'm goi…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

15 Incredible Broadway Performances Overlooked By The Tony Awards This Year

Some great performances from shows like Mean Girls and Frozen weren’t included when the Tony nominees were announced Tuesday. Alex Newell, Once on This Island …

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Mean Girls & SpongeBob SquarePants Lead 2018 Tony Award Nominations by Broadway.com

The day has arrived! Nominations have been announced for the 2018 Tony Awards. Smash alums Leslie Odom Jr. and Katharine McPhee made the announcement live from the New York Library for the P…

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Odds & Ends: Full Cast Set for Jesse Tyler Ferguson-Led World Premiere Log Cabin & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Full Cast Set for Jesse Tyler Ferguson-Led World Premiere Log Cabin Casting is complete for Log Cabin, a new play by Pulitz…

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Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Host 10th-Annual Jimmy Awards by Broadway.com

The Broadway League has announced that Tony winner Laura Benanti will emcee the 10th-annual Jimmy Awards ceremony on June 25 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre. The Jimmys honor the best…

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Jeremy Shamos Steps in as Replacement Co-Host of Lortel Awards by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that previously announced host of the Lortel Awards Jason Jones has withdrawn due to scheduling conflicts. Now slated to co-host alongside Laura Benanti is her…

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2017 - 2018: The Broadway Season That Was... by JK

With today's opening of The Iceman Cometh, the eligibility of the 2017 - 2018 Broadway season comes to a close.  By most accounts, this has been a lackluster season.  There have be…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Steve Martin's 'Bright Star' Stops For Four Days At The Shubert by Christopher Arnott

Connecticut has heard quite a lot from Steve Martin in recent years. His play “Meteor Shower” premiered at the Long Wharf Theatre before it was done (with a different cast and director) …

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Odds & Ends: Watch Laura Benanti Sing as Melania Trump & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Watch Laura Benanti Sing as Melania Trump She's ba-ack! Following a number of visits to The Late Sh…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Photo Coverage: Lea Salonga, John Leguizamo, Keegan-Michael Key & More Talk Broadway's Future at the Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable by Walter McBride

Earlier this month, Theatre Forward and UBShosted the 15th Annual Broadway Roundtable, moderated by Theatre Forward Executive DirectorBruce E. Whitacre. The exclusive luncheon explored the c…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 12th - The Band's Visit and Latin History For Morons Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Spongebob 4.04, School of Rock 3.84, Once On this Island 3.43, The Band's Visit 2.47 and Dear Evan Hansen 1.23. The top growing current Broadwa…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 5th - Parisian Woman and SpongeBob Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Spongebob 4.04, School of Rock 3.84, Once On this Island 3.43, The Band's Visit 2.47 and Dear Evan Hansen 1.23. The top growing current Broadwa…

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Monday, January 29, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 29th - SongeBob and Latin History for Morons Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Once On this Island 3.01, The Band's Visit 2.59, Spongebob 2.52, Hello, Dolly 2.48 and School of Rock 1.81. The top growing current Broadway pl…

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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Top 8 Must-See Shows Coming to Broadway: Hot Tickets for Spring by Patrick Pacheco

Put a star in a limited engagement on Broadway and you’ve got a set-up for a hot ticket and premium price exorbitance. Think of Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler (“Hello, Dolly!”), Uma T…

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Lea Salonga, John Leguizamo and More Set to Participate in Theatre Forward's Broadway Roundtable by BroadwayWorld

Moderated by Theatre Forward Executive Director Bruce E. Whitacre, the exclusive luncheon will explore the current Broadway landscape with some of Broadway's leading players and stars, with …

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Keegan-Michael Key and Laura Benanti to be considered in featured actor category at Tonys by Caitlin Huston

Keegan-Michael Key and Laura Benanti will be eligible for best performance by an actors/actress in a featured role for their roles in “Meteor Shower,” the Tony Awards Administrat…

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Second 2018 Tonys Eligibility Rulings: Once On This Island's Hailey Kilgore Eligible as Lead Actress & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met today for the second time to confirm the eligibility status of ten Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2018 Tony Awards…

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Second 2018 Tonys Eligibility Rulings: Once On This Island's Hailey Kilgore Eligible as Leading Actress & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met today for the second time to confirm the eligibility status of ten Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2018 Tony Awards…

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Tony Awards Committee Meets to Determine Further Eligibility of 2017-2018 Shows; Decisions on ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, THE BAND'S VISIT, METEOR SHOWER, an by BroadwayWorld

Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the second time this season and confirmed the eligibility status of ten Broadway productions for the 2018 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awar…

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Monday, January 22, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 22nd - The Band's Visit and Latin History Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Once On this Island 3.01, The Band's Visit 2.59, Spongebob 2.52, Hello, Dolly 2.48 and School of Rock 1.81. The top growing current Broadway pl…

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Final Bow: Final Bow: Laura Benanti Steps Out of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower

The Tony winner contemplates her costars and being one of the worst dinner guests on Broadway.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: “Meteor Shower” to “The Children” by Mark Beech

Sleigh Bells – yes, it might seem a little late, since Christmas is long past. But this is the name of a band that could still be the next big thing. Judge for yourself. Sleigh Bells are p…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Laura Benanti Remembers a Swing Wardrobe Malfunction That Surprised an Unsuspecting Theatergoer by Broadway.com

Laura Benanti's perfect comedic performance in Steve Martin's Meteor Shower comes after almost two decades of acclaimed appearances on the Great White Way. A future Tony-winning Bena…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Top Stage Shows in New York: The Killers; More “Hamilton” Tickets Released by Mark Beech

The latest batch of “Hamilton” tickets is about to be released for Broadway performances from August through to January next year. Given the show’s huge success, one can wonder why the…

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