Friday, April 30, 2021


Ok, let's be real - The two main reasons we want Broadway to come back ASAP are to see Max Clayton’s thighs grace a Broadway stage again, and more "Chubby Chubby Chipmunk" videos with Max …

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Alinta Chidzey & Des Flanagan to Lead Moulin Rouge! in Australia by Lindsey Sullivan

Raise your glass! As previously reported, Moulin Rouge! is heading to Melbourne, Australia's Regent Theatre beginning on August 13. Alinta Chidzey will star as Satine opposite Des Flanaga…

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Column: A capitalist case for Broadway by Chris Jones

Lately, those critical of Broadway theater say it compromises art and hurts artists. Karen Olivo quit the cast of “Moulin Rouge!" But consider this ...

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

SPECIAL UPDATE: The Torsos of Broadway Return! by JK

We've noticed that traffic on the site has been very heavy over the past couple of months for an older post (from January 2013!) about the preponderance of bare torsos on the Broadway stage.…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Karen Olivo Departs ‘Moulin Rouge!’ by Matthew Wexler

Citing an industry too capitalistic and white supremacist to change, the Tony Award winner speaks out about leaving the Broadway musical. The post Karen Olivo Departs ‘Moulin Rouge!’ app…

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Monday, April 19, 2021

Tony Nominee Jeremy O. Harris on Redirecting Awards Campaign Budgets to ‘People Who Needed Them Most’ by Marc Malkin

Broadway, still shuttered, finds itself at the crossroads of several economic and political crises. Just this month, an exposé on Scott Rudin re-illuminated the industry’s long codependen…

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Karen Olivo: Leading by Leaving by American Theatre Editors

The actor and educator talks about the reasons for their departure from Broadway's 'Moulin Rouge!' and about the theatre field they'd like to help build.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Broadway star quits Moulin Rouge! musical in protest against industry’s silence on Scott Rudin allegations by Isobel Lewis

‘Building a better industry is more important than putting money in my pockets,’ actor said

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, April 15, 2021 by Ashley Steves

Karen Olivo Exits Moulin Rouge, 2021 Lucille Lortel Awards Will Be Virtual “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day. An…

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Wake Up With BWW 4/15: Karen Olivo Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!, and More

Today's top stories: Karen Olivo announces they will not return to Moulin Rouge! when it returns to Broadway, and more.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

“Moulin Rouge” Star Karen Olivo Says Won’t Return to Broadway Show Because of Scott Rudin: “Unacceptable. That’s a monster” by Roger Friedman

OMG Standing ovation for Karen Olivo! The Tony winning actress (“West Side Story” 2009 she was incredible) says she will not return

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Karen Olivo Won’t Return to ‘Moulin Rouge!’ by Michael Paulson

Citing recent reports of abusive behavior, including by the powerful producer Scott Rudin, the actress said advocacy matters more than a lucrative role.

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Karen Olivo says she will not return to Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’ in wake of Rudin allegations by Caitlin Huston

Actor Karen Olivo, who is currently Tony-nominated for playing Satine in ‘Moulin Rouge!’, said she will not be returning to the production when it resumes. Olivo said she will not return…

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To Protest Scott Rudin, Broadway Star Karen Olivo Won’t Return to ‘Moulin Rouge’ by Rebecca Rubin

Broadway star Karen Olivo says she won’t return to “Moulin Rouge” once the musical reopens. She’s leaving her Tony-nominated role in protest of the theater industry’s silence on al…

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‘Moulin Rouge!” Star Karen Olivo Won’t Return To Broadway Production In Protest Of Industry Silence Over Scott Rudin by Greg Evans

Karen Olivo, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway hit musical Moulin Rouge!, will not return to the production when the industry re-opens in protest of what she says is the industry silence o…

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Karen Olivo Announces She Will Not Return to MOULIN ROUGE!- 'I Want a Theatre Industry That Matches My Integrity'

Karen Olivo, a 2020/21 Tony nominee for her performance in Moulin Rouge!, has just announced via Instagram that she will not return to the show when it reopens on Broadway.

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Calling for Greater Integrity in the Theater, Karen Olivo Announces Departure From Moulin Rouge!

Olivo will not return to the production post-shutdown.

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Australian Cast announced for Moulin Rouge! by Peter J Snee

Global Creatures today revealed the Australian cast of its Tony-nominated production, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, playing at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre

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Karen Olivo Will Not Return to Moulin Rouge! Musical Upon Broadway Reopening: ‘People Are More Important Than Your Pocketbook’ by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner shared an impassioned video calling for humanity and integrity in the theatre industry, saying, “social justice is actually more important than being a sparkling diamond.”

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Red Bucket Match-Up: Our Team Leaders Need You! by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Our virtual red buckets are starting to fill! We are four days into the Red Bucket Match-Up and have just passed the $100,000 mark! Our fundraising team leaders need your help to keep the mo…

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Episode 93: Charlie Rosen: One Man, 70 Instruments by Elizabeth Wheless

This week, Jamie and Rob round out the mission of the podcast by speaking with Broadway musician, music director, music supervisor, conductor, composer, and orchestrator Charlie Rosen. Toget…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Odds & Ends: Kelli O’Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Set for New Musical Breathe by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Kelli O'Hara & More Set for COVID-Centric New Musical Kelli O’Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell…

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MOULIN ROUGE! Comes to Japan in 2023

Global Creatures have confirmed that Moulin Rouge! The Musical will open at Tokyo’s Imperial Theatre in the northern-hemisphere summer of 2023, produced in partnership with entertainment…

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical to Play Tokyo in 2023 by Andrew Gans

The Japanese-language production will reunite the Broadway creative team.

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Broadway Cares Red Bucket Match-Up by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Six of Broadway and Hollywood’s most charitable stars are stepping up to lead the first Red Bucket Match-Up, an online fundraising campaign starting today to fund Broadway Cares/Equity FIg…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: 04/03/21 by

--Before it airs nationwide, here's a look at the newest episode of BROADWAY FILES. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by, this installment will air in New Y…

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Catch Up with Moulin Rouge! Tony Nominee Aaron Tveit & More on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

Before it airs nationwide, here's a look at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by, this installment will air in …

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

ETC Launch Keynote Video Presentation with Lighting Designer Justin Townsend by Michael Eddy

Tony-nominated lighting designer of Moulin Rouge The Musical and Jagged Little Pill, Justin Townsend brings a unique perspective to the world of LED technology and how it has impacted profes…

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Pop Hits, Broadway Flops by JK

For every Kinky Boots and Waitress, there's The Last Ship and Taboo. Being a successful pop songwriter like Cyndi Lauper or Sara Bareilles doesn't automatically translate to being a hit ma…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Inside the Broadway Community Project: Hats Off (or On!) to Broadway Milliners by Ryan McPhee

Isaac Q Grivett has worked on such shows as Moulin Rouge!, Frozen, The Cher Show, and Beetlejuice.

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