Monday, May 25, 2015

Who should replace Julie Taymor on Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark? by David Cote

TONY's suggestions for a new Spider-Man director

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Merrimack to open with 'Breadwinner' By Catherine Foster

Merrimack Repertory Theatre will kick off its 27th season with a newly discovered play by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Breadwinner," Oct. 6-30.

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Zelda's Back

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

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Theater Review: 'Newsies'

The pleasures of the "gateway musical."

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Comedy turns to terrorism BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

Certain to be a leading contender among this year's playwriting awards, "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" is already sure to be a winner with those who enjoy an extravagant story driven by dark,…

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EXTRA! EXTRA! by Matt Windman

The stage production of Newsies will please fans of the cult 1992 film musical.

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Watch A Really Cute Video Of A Bunch Of Newsies Cast Member Reacting (In Real Time) To The TONY Award Nominations

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Reviewed by David Rooney

Sexual violence against women as a side effect of civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the kind of subject most of us read about in a Nicholas Krystof column or watch on a CNN report, shaking our heads in horror before moving on. But in Lynn Nottage's emotionally scorching new play, it's impossible to look away. Ruined takes us inside an unthinkable reality and into the heads of victims and perpetrators to create a full-immersion drama of shocking complexity and moral ambiguity. What's more surprising is the exquisite balance the playwright brings—of brutality and poetry, hope and even humor.

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Houston-born actress shares the scoop on 'Newsies' by Everett Evans

Striking newsboys in 1899 New York are the focal point of "Newsies," but every musical needs a leading lady. In the national tour of the recent Broadway hit, Styles plays Katherine, the plu…

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

5 Reasons to See ‘The King and I’ on Broadway by NewYork.com

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved 1951 musical The King and I is now playing at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theatre. The revival, which stars Ken Watanabe and Kelli O’Hara was n…

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'Newsies' delivers an entertaining show by Everett Evans

Disney Theatrical's 2012 Broadway hit, making its Houston premiere with the vibrantly performed touring production at Hobby Center, boasts the additional satisfaction of salvaging a great pr…

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Sunday, May 17, 2015

BWW Awards Update 5/17 - 13 Days to Go; NEWSIES & WICKED Tied; FUN HOME in the Lead by BroadwayWorld

Voting runs through May 31, 2015 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards Here are the current standings as of 517 with just 13 days to go in voting

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Friday, May 15, 2015

'Newsies' finds new life on the stage by Everett Evans

Substantially retooled for the stage, the show arrived on Broadway in 2012 to favorable press and adoring, capacity audiences. "Newsies" began as a screenplay by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White…

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

On the Town, Jersey Boys and Newsies Designer Names “Iconic and Influential” Costumes by Jess Goldstein

Jess Goldstein, the Tony Award-winning costume designer represented on Broadway this season with On the Town and the recent Disney hit Newsies, was recently honored with the 2015 TDF/Ire…

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Tony Award Winner Christopher Gattelli Directs & Choreographs Industry Readings of IN TRANSIT This Week by BroadwayWorld

Producer Janet B. Rosen previously announcedthat she will present two private industry readings of the critically acclaimed new musical In Transit today, May 7 and tomorrow, May 8, 2015. Dir…

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NY Reading Planned Today for Musical Co-Written by “Frozen” Songwriter by Robert Viagas

Christopher Gattelli, who earned a Tony Award for his athletic choreography for Newsies, and who earned another Tony nomination last week for The King and I, is scheduled to direct and chore…

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

CBS Picks Up Supergirl Pilot, Starring Laura Benanti & Jeremy Jordan, For Series by Imogen Lloyd Webber

This could be good news for Broadway faves Laura Benanti and Jeremy Jordan—their previously reported Supergirl pilot has been picked up for series order by CBS. According to The Hollyw…

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Jennifer Laura Thompson, Rachel Bay Jones & More to Join Ben Platt for Pasek & Paul's Dear Evan Hansen by Ryan McPhee

Jennifer Laura Thompson, Rachel Bay Jones and more will appear alongside Ben Platt in the previously announced world premiere of Dear Evan Hansen. The Arena Stage production will begin perfo…

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‘Duck Commander Musical’ Fast-Flops In Las Vegas by Jeremy Gerard

After a run of about 15 minutes, Duck Commander Musical has announced a quick closing at the Rio Hotel. Based on Willie and Korie Robertson’s 2012 book about the Louisiana family an…

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Casting Announced for Roundabout’s Underground Reading Series by Olivia Clement

Roundabout Theatre has announced casting for the fourth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that will feature readings of new plays written and directed by e…

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Jeremy Jordan, Marc Kudisch and More Sings Songs from SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Broadway favorites, including three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch as JJ Hunsecker Hand to God and Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan as Sidney Falcone Newsies, will perform staged concert selection…

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Broadway Stars Perform the Sweet Smell of Success at Benefit Concert Tonight by Olivia Clement

Broadway favorites Jeremy Jordan (Newsies), Marc Kudisch (Hand to God) and Lindsay Mendez (Wicked) perform tunes from the short-lived Marvin Hamlisch musical Sweet Smel…

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Broadway Actors Duet With Broadway Hopefuls Tonight at 54 Below by Michael Gioia

Duets with The Write Teacher(s) is held May 2 at 54 Below. Broadway actors from Newsies, Side Show and Jersey Boys duet with Broadway hopefuls.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

NY Reading Planned for Musical Co-Written by “Frozen” Songwriter by Robert Viagas

Christopher Gattelli, who earned a Tony Award for his athletic choreography for Newsies, and who earned another Tony nomination earlier this week for The King and I, is scheduled to direct a…

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

STAGE TUBE: Zachary Sayle of NEWSIES Sings 'Letter From the Refuge' for Disney Playlist Sessions! by Stage Tube

NEWSIES, the Tony Award-winning 'critics' pick' Broadway musical smash, is touring the country. The production featuresDan DeLucaas 'Jack Kelly',Steve Blanchardas 'Joseph Pulitzer',Stephanie…

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Newsies Cast | Letter from the Refuge | Disney Playlist Sessions by Disney On Broadway

Newsies Cast | Letter from the Refuge | Disney Playlist Sessions Zachary Sayle, playling Crutchie in North American Tour of NEWSIES, sings "Letter From the Refuge", a newly added …

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Monday, April 20, 2015

3 World Premieres in San Diego Old Globe’s 2015-16 Season

San Diego’s Old Globe theater has announced its upcoming season, which will includes three world premieres, two plays by Shakespeare and the theater’s staple production of Dr. Se…

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