Thursday, March 23, 2023

Andrew Lloyd Webber hits out at David Hare over claim musicals are ‘strangling’ West End by Isobel Lewis

Playwright Hare claimed that the musical production of ‘Oklahoma!’ is currently ‘squatting’ in the Wyndham’s Theatre

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:38AM
Tuesday, March 21, 2023

OKC Broadway Announces the 2023-2024 Season by Matthew Herzog

‘Six’ (Boleyn Tour). Photo by Joan Marcus. OKC Broadway (Oklahoma City, OK) – A Nederlander and Civic Center Foundation Presentation has announced the 2023–2024 season. “If you lo…

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Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Guys and Dolls, Bridge Theatre review - exuberant new production of the 1950 masterpiece by Helen Hawkins

Nicholas Hytner and a crack cast deliver a fresh take on the classic musical It now seems an inevitability that Marisha Wallace will be a frontrunner at next year's theatre awards, not just…

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Sunday, March 12, 2023

Gordon MacRae Performs "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" | General Foods Special by Rodgers & Hammerstein

On March 28, 1954, Gordon MacRae sang "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" for the first time in a two-hour TV special called “General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammer…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM

The week in theatre: Top Girls; The Great British Bake Off Musical; Sleepova; Oklahoma! – review by Kate Kellaway

Everyman, Liverpool; Noël Coward; Bush; Wyndham’s, LondonA revival of Caryl Churchill’s female power play has yet to settle; Paul and Prue become song-and-dance naturals; a fab four get…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:30AM
Friday, March 10, 2023

At This Theatre: Circle in the Square by JK

One of Broadway's most unique spaces, the Circle in the Square Theatre has been home to 10 different productions that we've been privileged to see. The unusual set up of the theater has, i…

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The drag show bans sweeping the US are a chilling attack on free speech | Suzanne Nossel by Suzanne Nossel

The breadth of these bills is staggering, and many go beyond their purported goals of protecting children from obscenity When Bill Lee donned a cheerleader uniform, fake pearls and a wig as …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:04AM
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Sufjan Stevens ‘Illinois’ Stage Musical Sets World Premiere; ‘West Side Story’ Choreographer Justin Peck To Direct by Greg Evans

A stage adaptation of Sufjan Stevens’ acclaimed 2005 album Illinois will make its world premiere this summer in a production by The Fisher Center at Bard where Daniel Fish’s eye-opening …

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:15PM
Tuesday, March 7, 2023

The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window - When Dreams Die by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd Hollander There's a line in the 1939 film "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" about lost causes being the only ones worth fighting for. This also proves to be the ultimate truth …

SOURCE: Stage Buzz at 07:13PM
Monday, March 6, 2023

Aladdin Star Sonya Balsara Reveals Her Previous Run-In with Jasmine by Caitlin Hornik

Sonya Balsara grew up watching Disney’s animated Aladdin and actually played Jasmine in her middle school production of Aladdin, Jr. Now, she takes the stage as the famed princess at Broad…

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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

‘A stunning addition to the West End’: OKLAHOMA! – Wyndham’s Theatre ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

One of the most exciting and invigorating productions of recent time, Oklahoma! at the Wyndham’s Theatre is truly a spectacle of theatre which uses a number of engaging elements to transfo…

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Oklahoma!, Wyndham's Theatre review - radical reimagining adds plenty but achieves less by Gary Naylor

Ambitious but misconceived take on musical theatre landmark outstays its welcome It is, perhaps, important to note that this production was first staged in London at the Young Vic, a venue …

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Sunday, February 26, 2023

Taking In the Radical West End Oklahoma! and More on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige takes in the radically-staged Oklahoma!,…

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Friday, February 24, 2023

OMP=Okay! “Oh, What A Beautiful Production” Is One More Productions’ Bright, Golden & Melodious “Oklahoma”! by Leo Buck

Director Lorton has stayed true to the tone and the times the show is set in, while still shaking things up with just the right touch—he and his cast aren’t just ‘performing’ “Okla…

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

Daniel Fish's Reimagined Oklahoma! Revival Begins West End Run February 16 by Logan Culwell-Block

Arthur Darvill and Anoushka Lucas lead the company along with Patrick Vaill, reprising his Broadway performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Tuesday, February 14, 2023


Barry Bostwick and Carole Demas, the first Broadway Danny and Sandy, in “Grease” (1972).February 14, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Fifty-one years ago, on Valentine…

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"Sixteen Going On Seventeen" from THE SOUND OF MUSIC | A Look At Oscar Hammerstein II's Lyrics by Rodgers & Hammerstein

An iconic Rodgers & Hammerstein song from THE SOUND OF MUSIC! Take a peek at Oscar Hammerstein II's early drafts of the song lyrics and discover what could have been. Then listen to THE SOUN…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Thursday, February 9, 2023

First look at Oklahoma! in rehearsals | #shorts by Official London Theatre

One week to go until Oklahoma! begins its limited season at the West End's Wyndham's Theatre! Official London Theatre is the number one site to get theatre tickets, news and exclusive inte…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:34AM
Friday, February 3, 2023

Tell Us In 10: Liza Sadovy by Yasmin

This week, we hear from Olivier award-winning actress Liza Sadovy, who will be playing Aunt Eller in Oklahoma! at Wyndham’s Theatre from 16 February. The post Tell Us In 10: Liza Sadovy ap…

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

How to Use Job Boards and Social Media to Find Work - Dance Magazine

Payton Millis, a freelance performer and an Oklahoma City University dance performance alum, primarily finds work through and Playbill.

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Sunday, January 29, 2023

John Raitt & Jan Clayton Perform "If I Loved You" | General Foods Special by Rodgers & Hammerstein

On March 28, 1954, original Broadway cast members Jan Clayton (Julie Jordan) and John Raitt (Billy Bigelow) performed “If I Loved You” from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel in a two-ho…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Friday, January 27, 2023

Remembering Jerome Kern | Rodgers & Hammerstein: In Their Own Words by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Before Oscar Hammerstein II partnered with Richard Rodgers, he built a successful career with composer Jerome Kern. The duo is most notably known for their musical SHOW BOAT. In honor of Ker…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Georgina Onuorah, Phillip Olagoke Join West End Cast of Daniel Fish's Oklahoma! Revival by Logan Culwell-Block

Full casting has been revealed for the upcoming transfer of the reimagined Rodgers and Hammerstein revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:41PM

Oklahoma! – New casting announced for West End transfer of updated classic by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Full casting is announced for Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! which transfers to the Wyndham's Theatre. This post Oklahoma! – New casting announced for West End transfe…

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Victoria Clark, Bonnie Milligan key to success of ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ by Alan Smason

By ALAN SMASON There are a plethora of plays that have become the basis of successful Broadway musicals. A classic example is Lynn Riggs’ Green Grow the Lilacs, which became Oklahoma. Th…

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

Full Cast Set for Sweeney Todd, Starring Josh Groban & Annaleigh Ashford by Caitlin Moynihan

The full cast for the upcoming Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is set. Thomas Kail will direct the production…

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

OTTO FRANK - UTR 2023 | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

OTTO FRANK January 12 - January 22, 2023 Created and Performed by Roger Guenveur Smith Learn more: Obie Award-winning…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:42PM
Monday, December 19, 2022

Top 10 Stage Performances to Stream December 23-January 2 - See Patti LuPone in concert, 'Matilda the Musical,' Justin Vivian Bond and more by Raven Snook

In-person shows have been back for over a year now, but sometimes we want to get our theatre fix at home. Thankfully, there are still wonderful stage performances to watch online. Our carefu…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, December 15, 2022

"The Sound of Music" from THE SOUND OF MUSIC | A Look At Oscar Hammerstein II's Lyrics by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Before it became the iconic opening number we know today, THE SOUND OF MUSIC's title song went through many rounds of revisions. Take a peek at Oscar Hammerstein II's early drafts, and disco…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Monday, December 12, 2022

Oklahoma! | 2023 West End Trailer by Official London Theatre

Forget what you think it is… this is Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! as you’ve never seen it before – re-orchestrated and reimagined for the 21st century. Book tickets: https://bi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:58AM
Friday, December 9, 2022

Tony Winner Ali Stroker & David Perlow Welcome Baby Boy by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway couple Ali Stroker and David Perlow have welcomed a baby boy. Jesse Kenneth Perlow was born on November 8, according to Tony winner Stroker's social media post. Stoker and Perlow w…

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