Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Bryce Pinkham, Brad Oscar & Tiffany Renee Thompson Join Little Shop of Horrors Off-Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Three new faces are joining skid row. Tony nominees Bryce Pinkham and Brad Oscar along with Tiffany Renee Thompson, will join the cast of off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors. The musica…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:43PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Sara Gettelfinger, Charissa Hogeland, and Madeline Hudelson, Will Lead Regional Premiere of THE CHER SHOW in Maine

The Cher Show will feature Sara Gettelfinger (Ogunquit Playhouse's The Witches of Eastwick, Broadway's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) as Star, Charissa Hogeland (“Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:27AM
Monday, April 18, 2022

Broadway Casting Director Jay Binder Dies at 71 by Lindsey Sullivan

Jay Binder, a prominent Broadway casting director for over four decades and founder of Binder Casting, died at the age of 71 on April 15. Born in South Orange, New Jersey on March 11, 1951,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:12PM
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

PLAZA SUITE to Resume Performances Tomorrow, April 14th

Performances of Plaza Suite will resume tomorrow, April 14 at the Hudson Theatre when Matthew Broderick is able to return to Plaza Suite with Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Nice Work If …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:38PM
Monday, February 28, 2022

Kelli O'Hara on the Fun of The Gilded Age, Lessons from The Accidental Wolf, Follies Memories & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Kelli O'Hara has a long list of Broadway credits from her Tony-winning performance in the 2015 revival of The King and I to The Bridges of Madison County, Nice Work If You Can Get It, South …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:12PM
Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Sharon Sachs to Play Madame Morrible in Wicked on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Oz is getting a new resident! Sharon Sachs is set to play Madame Morrible in Broadway's Wicked beginning on February 14. She will take over taking over the role from current cast member A…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:42AM
Friday, December 17, 2021

Nice Work If You Can Get It Virtual Concert Pays Tribute to Rebecca Luker December 17 by Andrew Gans

Hosted by Tony winner Judy Kaye, the evening benefits Project ALS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend December 17-19 - See Andrew Barth Feldman in concert, 'Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christm by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Decemb…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Odds & Ends: Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop Extends Run in Washington, D.C. by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. A Strange Loop Extends at Woolly Mammoth The Washington, D.C. run of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning A Strange …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:06PM

Nice Work If You Can Get It Virtual Concert Will Pay Tribute to Rebecca Luker by Andrew Gans

Hosted by Tony winner Judy Kaye, the evening will benefit Project ALS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00PM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Tony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of World Premiere of Britney Spears Musical Once Upon a One More Time by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Michael McGrath has joined the cast of the world premiere of the Britney Spears musical Once Upon a One More Time. McGrath takes over the role of Narrator from the previously ann…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:18PM
Friday, November 12, 2021

Judy Kaye by Barry Gordin

Diana’s Judy Kaye: Celebrating Six Decades in Show Business By: Ellis Nassour  November 12, 2021: Judy Kaye has had a storied career over six decades in opera, operetta, symphony conc…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:00AM
Thursday, August 19, 2021

Checking In With… Stanley Wayne Mathis, Star of Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Book of Mormon, Kiss Me, Kate, More by Andrew Gans

The actor will make his playwriting debut next month with the virtual reading of Preachin’ to the Choir/An Inconvenient Truth.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Benefit Concert of Nice Work If You Can Get It to Honor Rebecca Luker

Judy Kaye will host the event, with proceeds going to Project ALS.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:54AM
Thursday, August 5, 2021

BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change debuts, exclusively, on BroadwayHD to honor the hit show’s 25th Anniversary. August 5, 2021:  BroadwayHD the premier streaming service for live…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 03:57PM
Friday, May 28, 2021

Broadway Games: True or False? by JK

Broadway Games:True or False 1. TRUE or FALSE: The 74th Tony Awards, airing on September 26th, will be the first to air the ceremony on two different networks. 2. TRUE or FALSE: Once Upo…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:33AM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz by JK

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz Here's a little test of your Broadway knowledge. Good luck! 1. Put these shows in chronological order by the date of their official Broadway opening night: …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:33AM
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Martin Scorsese & Sing Street's John Carney Ready Gershwin-Inspired Movie Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Hollywood heavyweights Martin Scorsese and Irwin Winkler are set to produce a new movie musical inspired by composer George Gershwin, according to Variety. Fascinating Rhythm, named for the…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:36PM
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Ep. 89: Robert Hartwell Talks Homecomings, History, and Resilience by Lauren Van Hemert

Earlier this year it was announced that in addition to his busy schedule running a successful business, as well as renovating a historic home, that North Carolina native Robert Hartwell woul…

SOURCE: Beltline to Broadway at 11:15PM
Friday, October 16, 2020

Broadway Games: Theatre Names by JK

Last week's true/false game question about Broadway theaters named after composers (see below) is the impetus for this week's game. How well do you know the names of the 41 Broadway houses?…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 11:48AM
Monday, September 28, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: Happy Birthday to "S'Wonderful" Tony Winner Kathleen Marshall

Happy Birthday Kathleen Marshall! The three time Tony winner is celebrating a birthday today and we're still swooning over Kathleen's choreography by the outstanding ensemble of the 2012 mus…

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 11:02AM
Monday, August 24, 2020

Checking In With… 2-Time Tony Winner Judy Kaye, Star of Diana, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia!, Nice Work If You Can Get It, More by Andrew Gans

Kaye stars as Queen Elizabeth in the new musical Diana, which will be filmed for Netflix before reopening on Broadway next year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, August 14, 2020

Broadway Games: The Play's The Thing - Actor Edition by JK

Last week's game was all about actresses who have forged stage careers with both musicals and plays in their credits. (Answers below.) This week, it's the actors' turn. Nathan Lane is a grea…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:42AM
Thursday, July 30, 2020

Renée Fleming & Kelli O'Hara Set for New Opera Based on The Hours by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony nominee Renée Fleming and Tony winner Kelli O'Hara will star in an opera based on Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Hours. Composed by Kevin Puts, who won the 20…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:06PM
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

3-Time Tony Winner Kathleen Marshall Joins Playbill Live to Answer Your Questions July 22 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Nice Work if You Can Get It and Anything Goes director-choreographer will chat live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00PM
Monday, July 20, 2020

Nice Work if You Can Get It and Anything Goes Director-Choreographer Kathleen Marshall Wants to Answer Your Questions by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-time Tony winner will chat live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio July 22.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:00PM
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

5 Questions with Robyn Hurder of Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Broadway Direct

Robyn Hurder is no stranger to the Broadway stage, with previous credits in Chicago, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Grease, The Wedding Singer, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. More recently, the …

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:35AM
Thursday, April 16, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone : The Cast by JK

This charming little musical was all the more charming because of its thoroughly stellar cast. The talent on this roster of the original Broadway cast is mind-boggling. Not just chock full o…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:03AM
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains: The Creative Team by JK

March's Musical of the Month, Curtains had a top-notch creative team. Each one has an impressive resume of credits and awards. For some, this show marked another step on their continuing cr…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:32AM
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Kelli O'Hara to Play Mother in Ragtime Benefit with Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell by Andy Lefkowitz

Kelli O'Hara will take on the role of Mother in the upcoming Actors Fund benefit concert of the 1998 musical Ragtime. The previously announced event, dedicated to the memory of the late Mari…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:32PM

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