Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Broadway in 2019: a flashy, fractured year of confused highs and lows by Alexis Soloski

There were big musicals, thoughtful political statements and big star disappointments in a disordered year of theater Broadway went to Paris this year. And to New Haven, north London, the Gu…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 12/3: The Clintons Visit OKLAHOMA!, and More!

Today's top stories: The Clintons stopped by Oklahoma!, and more!

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Hillary and Bill Clinton Visit Broadway's Oklahoma!

The pair caught the Sunday, December 1 matinee.

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Photo Flash: The Clintons Head West At OKLAHOMA! On Broadway

The Clinton's attended a box social yesterday at Oklahoma! on Broadway!

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Rufe Davis: Trains Were His Thing by Trav S.D.

A toot of the train whistle today to country cornpone comedian Rufe Davis (Rufus Davidson, 1908-1974). The Oklahoma farmboy started out as a member of the Weaver Brothers and Elviry’s larg…

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#CyberMonday for Theater Lovers 2019: Discounts on Broadway and Off-Broadway Tickets; Cabaret; Play Scripts by New York Theater

Cyber Monday deals in New York theater tickets and more. (Come back as more deals are announced during the day) Ticket Liquidator: HUGE CYBER MONDAY SALE! Get 10% Off All Orders With Code CY…

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Photo Flash: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Thanksgiving With a Potluck With Ben Stiller and His Daughter, Ella

The company of Broadway's Tony Award winning musical revival 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!' celebrated Thanksgiving on Friday at the Circle in the Square with a potluck feast betwee…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Cain't Say No to an Impeachment Hearings Spoof

In his latest musical parody, Randy Rainbow takes on the impeachment hearings with a spin on a classic from Oklahoma! Check out the video below.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Photo Flash: Mary Testa and Mitch Tebo Join In On The Fun at FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION

It's an honor to be spoofed by Gerard Allesandrini in his “Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation” and Mary Testa joined in the fun last night at the Triad Theater catching the show wit…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

BWW TV: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Grammy Nominations And New Vinyl Album

The cast of a?oeRodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!a?? celebrated today their 2020 Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album. 

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Broadway Album Grammy nominees announced by Gabi Bergman

Yesterday the 2020 Grammy Award nominations were announced. 5 cast recordings have been featured in the Best Musical Theatre Album category, including music from Harry Potter and the Cursed…

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Casts of Hadestown, Oklahoma!, Beetlejuice, More Sing on Carols for a Cure: Volume 21 by Dan Meyer

The 18-track holiday album benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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HADESTOWN, BEETLEJUICE and More Featured on Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Annual Holiday Album

For over twenty years, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' holiday CD, Broadway's Carols for a Cure, has been a staple of every theatre-lover's wish list. The beloved series pairs casts from …

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‘Hadestown,’ ‘Harry Potter’ and more receive Grammy nominations by Caitlin Huston

“Ain’t Too Proud,” “Hadestown,” “Moulin Rouge!” “Oklahoma!” and the music of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” composed by Imogen Heap, were nominated for Grammy Awa…

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Hadestown, Oklahoma!, More Cast Albums Receive 2020 Grammy Award Nominations by Logan Culwell-Block

The 62nd annual ceremony will be held January 26, 2020.

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HADESTOWN, AIN'T TOO PROUD, OKLAHOMA! & More Nominated for 'Best Musical Theater Album' at the GRAMMYs

This morning, nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards were announced. 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical winner Hadestown and Best Revival of a Musical winner Oklahoma! were among the nominees for…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Artistic Director: Donald Jordan by American Theatre Editors

How the Oklahoma CityRep co-founder dreamt a theatre into being, and keeps it going.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tina Is Simply the Best; New Bio-Show Packs Houses in Highest-Grossing Week by

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical arrived on Broadway to cheering crowds at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on October 12 and opened on November 7 to loads of positive reception; now the new musical…

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Photo Flash: Jeanna de Waal and Neil deGrasse Tyson Visit OKLAHOMA!

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! had some special guests over the weekend. Jeanna de Waal, who will be starring in the new musical “Diana” this season caught the show and went backs…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

8 Broadway Dream Ballets Every Fan Should Know by Ruthie Fierberg

From Oklahoma! to West Side Story, do you know these famous choreographic moments?

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Broadway's Secret to Success? It's Women. by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Rachel Chavkin and Anais Mitchell (Photo by Tes…

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The Tony-Winning Revival of Oklahoma! Celebrates 250 Broadway Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma! celebrated 250 performances at the Circle in the Square Theatre on November 12. The talented cast, including Tony winner Ali Stroker and Tony nominees M…

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“Provocative” New Drama Book Shop to Include Fire, Sex-Positive Skeletons, a Whole Bunch of Snakes by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The Theater District's beloved Drama Book Shop - which shuttered its doors earlier this year - is set to reopen in 2020 under the new ownership of…

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Tony Winner Ali Stroker Included on Time's 100 Next List

Time has just released its 2019 100 Next list, consisting of artists, leaders, advocates, innovators and phenoms on the rise. Included in this year's list is 2019 Tony winner and star of Okl…

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Photo Flash: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates 250 Shows on Broadway

Oh What a Beautiful Evening! Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! celebrated its 250th performance at the Circle in the Square on Tuesday, November 12th with specially crafted cake pop ce…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Everything you need to know Disney+ series Encore! from co-creator Kristen Bell by Lynette Rice

Kristen Bell is making it possible for adults to re-do high school — at least a really important part of it. For Encore! — an original docuseries that’ll debut November 12 on Disney+ …

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Spotlight On...Roberto Araujo by Michael Block

Name: Roberto AraujoHometown: Mexico City, MexicoEducation: Theatre Major in Mexico CitySelect Credits: West Side Story at North Shore Music Theatre, In the Heights at GALA Theatre, Evita at…

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People You Should Know . . . Shabazz Green by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Paul Greco) Shabazz Green - New York Credits: Philosophy for Gangsters (Beckett Theatre); Intruder: The Musical (Hudson Guild).  Regional Credits: Oklahoma (Denver Center for the …

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

‘Think Robin Hood meets Oklahoma meets Columbo’: CURTAINS – Touring ★★★★ by Fairy Powered Productions

Curtains creates a glimpse into the onstage and backstage antics of theatre folk, well until the untalented and unpopular leading lady of this production of Robin Hood gets murdered during t…

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2019 Only Make Believe Gala by Barry Gordin

By: Iris Wiener November 6, 2019: Children’s theater company Only Make Believe celebrated its 20th anniversary on November 4th with a gala featuring appearances by Sir Ian McKellen, A…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About University of Oklahoma in 2019/2020

With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you i…

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