Thursday, February 22, 2024

Spring Preview: Wayne Brady Will Use Your Love for Him Against You in The Wiz by Darryn King

Growing up in Orlando, Florida, Wayne Brady fell in love with Golden-Age movie musical fare along the lines of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Oklahoma! and Singin’ in the Rain. “My gra…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:42PM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

It’s Spring Preview Week on The Broadway Show! Catch Stars of The Outsiders, The Wiz, Water for Elephants & More by Broadway.com

Spring is just around the corner and so are the 18 new Broadway shows raring to heat up New York City’s biggest stages. From the teenage battlegrounds of Oklahoma, to the magical land of O…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM
Monday, February 12, 2024

Taylor Iman Jones, Damon Daunno, Lauren Patten & More to Star in The Lonely Few at MCC by Hayley Levitt

MCC Theater has completed casting for the New York premiere of The Lonely Few, a new rock musical directed by Trip Cullman and Ellenore Scott. Performances will run at MCC's Newman Mills T…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:18PM
Thursday, February 8, 2024

COMING TO CINEMAS: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert by Rodgers & Hammerstein

See you at the cinema! 🍿 My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert premieres on the big screen in the UK & Ireland on 14 and 18 February. Buy your tickets now…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:49PM
Wednesday, January 31, 2024

The King and I review – Helen George stars in staid Rodgers and Hammerstein revival by David Jays

Dominion theatre, LondonBartlett Sher’s gingerly feminist take on the problematic mid-century musical has superb dancing but is ponderously paced ‘Stories of the east have seldom reached…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:12PM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ presented by Rockville Little Theatre at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre by Seth Rose

Rockville Little Theatre’s production of “The Grapes of Wrath” follows much the same path as John Steinbeck’s classic novel. Tom Joad (Doug Richesson) returns to Oklahoma from a stin…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 11:49AM
Monday, January 22, 2024

2023 - 2024 Musical Logos: Gutenberg! The Musical! by JK

2023 - 2024 Broadway Musical Logos: Gutenberg! The Musical! The first first thing you notice about the logo for the soon-to-close Gutenberg! The Musical! is the warm orange color. Accordin…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

SING-ALONG TRACK: "The Sound of Music” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along to "The Sound of Music," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Edition of…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "Maria” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "Maria," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Edition of the belo…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "I Have Confidence” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "I Have Confidence," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Edition…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "Sixteen Going On Seventeen” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "Sixteen Going On Seventeen," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Delux…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "My Favorite Things," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Editio…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "Do-Re-Mi” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "Do-Re-Mi," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Edition of the b…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "The Sound of Music (Reprise)” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "The Sound of Music (Reprise)," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Del…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "The Lonely Goatherd” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "The Lonely Goatherd," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Editi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "Edelweiss (Duet)” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "Edelweiss (Duet)," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Edition …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "So Long, Farewell” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "So Long, Farewell," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Edition…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "Climb Ev'ry Mountain” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Edit…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:53AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "Something Good” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "Something Good," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super Deluxe Edition of…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:53AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "Processional and Maria (Part 1)” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "Processional and Maria (Part 1)," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:53AM

SING-ALONG TRACK: "Processional and Maria (Part 2)” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Get ready for karaoke! Sing along now to "Processional and Maria (Part 2)," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:53AM

INSTRUMENTAL: "Sixteen Going on Seventeen (Reprise)” from The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Listen to an instrumental version of "Sixteen Going on Seventeen (Reprise)," featured on The Sound of Music Super Deluxe Edition – now available to stream or purchase. The definitive Super…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:53AM

‘Oklahoma!’ to debut after trans student reinstated by Talia Richman

The musical was almost derailed before becoming a symbol of the fight for LGBTQ student rights and representation. A transgender teenager had lost his role until school administrators revers…

SOURCE: www.seattletimes.com at 09:30AM
Saturday, December 30, 2023

“A VALENTINE TO NEW YORK”: PART 3 OF THE HISTORY OF “ON THE TOWN” by Ron Fassler

2014 Revival of “On the Town” with Clyde Alves, Tony Yazbeck and Jay Armstrong Johnson in the front line.December 30, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler This week’s tw…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 09:20AM
Thursday, December 28, 2023

“I LIKE THE KIDS”: THE CREATION OF “ON THE TOWN” by Ron Fassler

Youth and work (and play): Leonard Bernstein at the piano, Jerome Robbins, Betty Comden and Adolph Green.December 28, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler It’s hard to imagi…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 09:33AM

The Beauties of Life | Rodgers & Hammerstein: In Their Own Words by Rodgers & Hammerstein

The final "In Their Own Words" installment for our 80th anniversary celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Listen to Oscar Hammerstein II discuss seeking the beauties of life. AUDIO EXCERPTS…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Monday, December 18, 2023

COMING TO CINEMAS! My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Featuring a 40-piece orchestra and international stars of the stage and screen, this special anniversary concert was filmed at London’s newly restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane – the same…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:41AM
Thursday, December 14, 2023

Manahatta by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Mary Kathryn Nagle’s "Manahatta" now at The Public Theater, just blocks from where most of the story takes place, is a fascinating combination of American history and recent events. Nagle …

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 05:47PM
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

“Manahatta” Shines Limelight on Native Americans—at The Public by Tanvi Agrawal

Millennial Notes Mary Kathryn Nagle Exposes Native History vs. Wall Street by Tanvi Agrawal Mary Kathryn Nagle’s “Manahatta” at the New York Public Theater depicts a tragic, reverse ho…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 03:19PM

“CHRISTINE EBERSOLE & BILLY STRITCH: I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS”at 54 BELOW by Sandi Durell

Cabaret Review By Ron Fassler . . . . In the early days of her stage career, Christine Ebersole waited for her break while standing by and replacing in her first three Broadway shows. By 198…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 01:29PM

Oh, what a beautiful evening – but this ritzy Rodgers and Hammerstein tribute could have been radical | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

A superb, starry cast in the West End paid homage to the musical duo behind Carousel, Oklahoma! and South Pacific. If only the concert had also addressed their shows’ contradictions The st…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:06AM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards