Thursday, February 14, 2019

Stephanie J. Block, Caissie Levy, and More Set for TDF Gala by BroadwayWorld


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2019 Chichester Festival Will Feature Hugh Bonneville, Clare Burt, Hadley Fraser, Sheila Hancock, Josie Lawrence by Andrew Gans

Artistic Director Daniel Evans’ season will include productions of Shadowlands, Oklahoma!, 8 Hotels and Plenty.

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Chichester’s new season: James Nesbitt & Sheila Hancock star in Tim Firth’s This Is My Family & Josie Lawrence leads the cast of Oklahoma!

There’s something old and something new when it comes to the musicals lined up for Chichester Festival Theatre’s Festival 2019 and just look at the casting. There’s the Rodgers and Ham…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Daniel Fish Will Direct Acquanetta at Bard SummerScape by Adam Hetrick

Fish’s acclaimed revival of Oklahoma! arrives on Broadway this spring after premiering at Bard in 2015.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Huckleberry Finn’s Big River’ at Adventure Theatre & ATMTC Academy by Susan Brall

“Huckleberry Finn’s Big River” presented by Adventure Theatre with book by William Hauptman and Music and Lyrics by Roger Miller had its world premiere as a musical for social …

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Photo Coverage: TCG Gala Honors Tony Kushner, Rick Miramontez & Martha R. Ingram by Jennifer Broski

Theatre Communications Group just presented its 2019 Gala, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Mayer and featuringperformances from Oklahoma's Ali Stroker, Hadestown's Patrick Page and Eva…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Clark Gable: The Westerns by Trav S.D.

February 1 is the birthday of Clark Gable (1901-1960).  Gable’s career was broad-ranging and diverse, but, as I’ve done with several other male stars in the past, today I though…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Lena Hill by Zack Calhoon

Lena Hill is an actor, voice over talent and singer in Austin, Texas. She’s also a mama, partner, friend, confidant, shoulder to cry on and sister.She has over 15 years of performance expe…

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TCG’s 2019 Gala to Honor Tony Kushner, Rick Miramontez, Martha R. Ingram by American Theatre Editors

The evening will feature special performances from upcoming Broadway shows 'Oklahoma!' and 'Hadestown.'

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Eva Noblezada, Beth Malone, Patrick Page, & Ali Stroker Announced For Theatre Communications Group 2019 Gala by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Communications Group has announced that its 2019 Gala will be directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Mayer and feature performances from Oklahoma's Ali Stroker, Hadestown's Patrick Pa…

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Upcoming Broadway Revival of Oklahoma! Joins Gun Neutral Initiative by Logan Culwell-Block

For every visible gun featured in the staging of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, a donation will be made to a non-profit working to end gun violence.

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Broadway-Bound OKLAHOMA! Pledges to Take a Stand Against Gun Violence by BroadwayWorld

Oklahoma, which arrives on Broadway this spring, is taking a stand against gun violence. According to Deadline, the incoming revival just announced that it will joinHollywood'sGun NeutralIni…

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‘Jagged Little Pill’ announces Broadway run in the fall by Caitlin Huston

“Jagged Little Pill,” a musical featuring the songs of Alanis Morissette, is coming to Broadway this fall. The musical will be directed by Diane Paulus and produced by Vivek J. T…

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‘Oklahoma!’ To Be Broadway’s First “Gun Neutral” Production As Lauded Musical Joins Hollywood Initiative: Sundance by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: The much-anticipated staging of Oklahoma! will be Broadway’s first partner in Hollywood’s Gun Neutral Initiative: For every visible gun that is seen onstage in Oklahom…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 28th - THE PROM and NETWORK Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 2.03, Frozen 1.56, Pretty Woman 1.23, My Fair Lady 1 and The Cher Show0.87.The top growing current Broadway plays were Network 5.51, T…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

The Friday 5 by JK

It's Friday and it's time for some fun! We haven't done a quiz of any kind in years, so today's Friday 5 is remedying that! These 5 questions are all about people and shows of the 2018 - 201…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

‘A Quick 5’ with Playwright, ‘William Hauptman’-Tony Winner for ‘Big River’ by Susan Brall

‘Huckleberry Finn’s Big River’ is presented by Adventure Theatre in co-production with The Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, in association with Rogers and Hammerstein Theatricals and…

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‘The cast is stellar’: VIOLET – Charing Cross Theatre ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Based on Doris Betts’ short story The Ugliest Pilgrim, featuring music by Jeanine Tesori and libretto by Brian Crawley, Violet follows a disfigured woman as she embarks on a Greyhound Bus …

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Violet review – Fun Home duo's road trip gets lost in music by Michael Billington

Charing Cross theatre, LondonKaisa Hammarlund impresses but Jeanine Tesori’s musical has a trite message and gets an over-amplified productionJeanine Tesori, who wrote the scores for Carol…

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! | Coming to Broadway this Spring by Broadwaydirect

In 1943, Oklahoma! reinvented the musical and captured the spirit of America. Over 75 years later, this spirit has evolved in ways we never could have hoped, feared, or imagined. This Oklaho…

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Why the Women of Oklahoma! Can’t Say No to This Evocative Revival by Leigh Scheps

Sexy, stripped down, suggestive, and reimagined: These are the words being used to describe the revival of Oklahoma!, beginning previews March 19. It’s not how the classical musical would…

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The New Oklahoma! Will Surprise You by Gordon Cox

Oklahoma! is back — but this isn’t your grandparents’ Broadway musical. This spring, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic 1943 musical Oklahoma! returns to Broadway as a surprising …

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Odds & Ends: Jeremy Jordan Lends a Pop Sound to Oklahoma! & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Jeremy Jordan Lends a Pop Sound to Oklahoma! Jeremy Jordan recently lent his vocal power to the music of…

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Hear Jeremy Jordan's Pop Take on Oklahoma! in New Music Video by Logan Culwell-Block

The stage and screen star covers "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" for a new YouTube series that re-imagines Rodgers and Hammerstein classics.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Public TV Network In Oklahoma Cuts Ties With Foundation That Raises Money For It by Artsjournal1

“Yesterday, in a unanimous vote, the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA), a PBS affiliate, elected to cut ties with its thirty-year independent charitable fundraising part…

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Harry Harvey: Hiding in Plain Sight by Trav S.D.

Born in Oklahoma (then still Indian Territory), Harry Harvey, Sr. (1901-85) broke into show business as a member of Gus Hill’s Honey Boy Minstrels** in 1918. For the next fifteen years…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Odds & Ends: Exciting First Listen from the World Premiere Musical Superhero & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Kyle McArthur & Tom Kitt Preview "I'll Save the Girl" from the World Premiere Musical Superhero The cou…

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Brian d’Arcy James, Shuler Hensley, Blair Brown & More Tapped for The Ferryman by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of Broadway alums will be gathering around the Carney family table! Jez Butterworth's acclaimed play The Ferryman will welcome a number of new cast members to the company on Febru…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Daniel Fish's Reimagined Oklahoma! on Broadway by

Tickets are now on sale for the innovative new staging of Oklahoma! from director Daniel Fish, set to arrive at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. Previews will begin on March 19 w…

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

Newly Reimagined ‘Oklahoma’ to Open at Circle in the Square by Sandi Durell

    The Bard Summerscape production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s American classic ‘Oklahoma,’ received outstanding reviews at its recent limited run at St. Ann’s Warehou…

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