Friday, August 7, 2020

Broadway Games: The Play's the Thing: Actress Edition by JK

Many, if not most, of our favorite musical theater stars have also spent their fair share of time trodding the boards in straight plays, too. Take one of the greatest of all time, Angela Lan…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & Norm Lewis Join Virtual Summer Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway concert series, which first began in Provincetown at the Art House in 2011, is debuting as a weekly virtual series entitled the Seth Concer…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Mr. Broadway May 2020: Mrs. Doubtfire's Rob McClure by JK

Like the rest of you, we get out laughs where and when we can these days. One of the really good great guys of the Broadway community has been using his down time to cheer the rest of us up…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 Favorite Broadway Play Revivals by JK

Yesterday, we began our series about the "Best" of the last decade, from the 2010-2011 season, through the just ended 2019-2020 season. Today, Mike and I name what we considered to be the 10…

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Friday, April 17, 2020

VIDEO: Andrea Martin Talks About the Injuries She Sustained During NOISES OFF

As part of Roundabout's Off-Script series, Andrea Martin shared the story of some of the injuries she sustained while performing in Noises Off.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Jagged Little Pill's Kathryn Gallagher on Growing Up with a Famous Father and Having Play Dates with Patti LuPone's Son by Michael Appler

Kathryn Gallagher, who was starring in Jagged Little Pill on Broadway before the COVID-19 shutdown, had a childhood few could imagine. Her father is film and television star (and '90s sex …

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Kelli O'Hara, Laura Benanti & Megan Hilty to Launch New Concert Series at Feinstein's/54 Below by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of Broadway favorites have been selected to inaugurate Feinstein's/54 Below's new Diamond Series, which will feature concert-length performances at the midtown venue. Tony winners Kel…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

‘Almost Famous’ posts Broadway audition notice by Caitlin Huston

“Almost Famous” has posted an audition notice for a planned run in fall 2020 at a Broadway theater.  The musical, which features a book by Cameron Crowe and music by Tom Kitt, made its …

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

People You Should Know . . . A.J. Ditty by Zack Calhoon

A.J. Ditty is an actor/writer/slash-mark enthusiast currently living in Brooklyn. NYC: Puffs; or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic (New World Stages/…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Norm Lewis & Faith Prince to Star in 42nd Street at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veterans Norm Lewis and Faith Prince have signed on to headline a Chicago staging of the Tony-winning Harry Warren and Al Dubin musical 42nd Street. Tony nominee Stephen Mear will dir…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Monday, November 18, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019

Further Casting Set for Old Vic's Beckett Double Bill Starring Alan Cumming & Daniel Radcliffe by Andy Lefkowitz

Further casting has been announced for the upcoming double bill of Samuel Beckett's Endgame and Rough for Theatre II at London's Old Vic. The previously announced production, directed by Ric…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Annaleigh Ashford, Jayne Houdyshell & More to Join Angela Lansbury in The Importance of Being Earnest Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Roundabout Theatre Company has compiled a talent-packed cast for its upcoming one-night benefit staging of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. The previously announced performance…

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Noises Off, Translations, [Blank], The Girl Who Fell, Tickle The Musical & more by Lisa Martland

In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 20 October 2019), ranging from Olivia Mitchell’s thigh-slapping joy on …

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller trade Broadway for Nashville in Lifetime's Patsy & Loretta by Sarah Rodman

Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller were well aware that they had a formidable task ahead of them when they signed on to play Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, respectively, in the new Lifetime mov…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Q&A with Sarah Hadland from Noises Off at London's Garrick Theatre

Considered to be one of the undisputed funniest plays of all time, Michael Frayn's Noises Off is enjoying an acclaimed West End run at the Garrick Theatre where audiences have been laughin…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Mrs. Doubtfire Musical, Starring Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese & More, Will Transfer to Broadway by Broadway.com

In advance of a highly anticipated world premiere run at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, the new musical Mrs. Doubtfire has scheduled a 2020 Broadway transfer to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. …

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‘Complete laugh-out-loud escapism’: NOISES OFF – West End ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

With a heart of gold reminder about professionalism in the arts, Noises Off is a must see production which will surely continue to have audiences gasping for air and slapping their thighs.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Review: Noises Off, Garrick Theatre by Blue Huseyin

Review: Noises Off, Garrick Theatre5.0starsAt some point during Act three, I am laughing so hard that I rifle in my bag for my inhaler – somewhere in the show between the cactus and the th…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

LaChanze & Andrea Martin to Join Campbell Scott in A Christmas Carol on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning actresses LaChanze and Andrea Martin will return to Broadway this holiday season, taking on the roles of the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Past, respect…

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Friday, October 4, 2019

REVIEW: Noises Off, Garrick Theatre London ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo reviews the Lyric Hammersmith's production of Noises Off which has transferred to the Garrick Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Noises Off, Garrick Theatre Lond…

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Noises Off review, Garrick Theatre: Michael Frayn's classic farce is riotous fun by Arjun Neil Alim, Arjun Neil Alim

Play about a play offers feats of choreography and an excellent cast

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Noises Off, Garrick Theatre review - sublime chaos in Michael Frayn's meta-farce by Marianka Swain

The West End once again hosts one of the best comedies ever written “Doors and sardines. Getting on, getting off. Getting the sardines on, getting the sardines off. That’s farce. That…

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

West End Star Lloyd Owen on Heather Headley, Renée Zellweger and the Joys of Noises Off by Matt Wolf

Lloyd Owen has one of the best, most resonant speaking voices in the business and has leant his vocal luster to such roles as Nick in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, opposite Diana Rigg, …

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Friday, September 13, 2019

A sneak peek inside rehearsals for Noises Off by Kitty Underwood

We've had a sneak peek at the latest rehearsal shots for Noises Off, which look like they're going better than their fictional counter-parts'... The post A sneak peek inside rehearsals for N…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

London Theatre Review: The Play That Goes Wrong (5 Year Anniversary)

We knew we were in for something special when we attended the 5 year anniversary of The Play That Goes Wrong (tickets from £24), booking until November 1st at London’s Duchess Theatr…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

It’s all happening: Here’s your first look at the Almost Famous musical by Jessica Derschowitz

It’s almost time for Almost Famous’ tour bus to ride again. A musical adaptation of Cameron Crowe’s beloved semi-autobiographical film is about to begin performances in Crowe’s nativ…

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Sarah Hadland joins Noises Off cast by Eleni Cashell

There are some new faces in the cast of Noises Off, as Sarah Hadland, Richard Henders, Lisa McGrillis, Anjli Mohindra and Adrian Richards join the show. The post Sarah Hadland joins Noises O…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Full West End cast announced for Noises Off by The Stage

Sarah Hadland and Lisa McGrillis will join the cast of Noises Off as it transfers to the West End, it has been

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West End's Noises Off Finds Its Full Cast by Olivia Clement

Michael Frayn’s play-within-a-play will begin performances in London's West End this fall.

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