Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Ryan McCartan & Taylor Iman Jones to Lead Off-Broadway Musical Scotland, PA; Full Cast Set by Beth Stevens

The full cast is set for the Roundabout Theatre Company’s world premiere of Scotland, PA. Based on the cult film (and Shakespeare’s Macbeth), the new musical features a book by Michael M…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

BWW TV: Alysha Umphress Takes the Stage at BE MORE CHILL for Post-Show Hang

Last night, June 26, following the performance of Be More Chill, Alysha Umphress (On the Town, Smokey Joe's Cafe) joined composer Joe Iconis on stage for a performance of his song 'Do You W…

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Tootsie's Julie Halston, Oklahoma!'s Mallory Portnoy and More Set for #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Odds & Ends: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Named Host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Revival & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Jesse Tyler Ferguson Selected as New Host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Jesse Tyler Ferguson is keeping super busy. The Emmy…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Joins Cast of Broadway's Take Me Out Revival by Andy Lefkowitz

This casting is a home run! Jesse Tyler Ferguson, beloved stage alum and Emmy-nominated star of Modern Family, will take on the plum role of Mason Marzac, the money manager who develops a …

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Monday, May 27, 2019

‘The perfect start to a night out on the town’: SH!TFACED SHAKESPEARE: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW – Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★ by Amy Toledano

Magnificent Bastard Productions have done well to keep this essentially one joke show fresh and exhilarating in Sh!t-faced Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shew.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Lauren Patten, Kathryn Gallagher, Elizabeth Stanley, Derek Klena & More Set for Jagged Little Pill on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of the Alanis Morissette musical Jagged Little Pill. The previously announced production will play the Broadhurst Theatre beginning on No…

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Jagged Little Pill Has A Cast by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Jagged Little Pill, the musical inspired by Alanis Morissette’s hit album and making its way to Broadway this fall, has announced a cast. Producers Vivek J. Tiwary, Arvind Ethan David, a…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Jay Armstrong Johnson Interview: "The Phantom of the Opera" by Adam Rothenberg

By the time I got to interview Jay Armstrong Johnson in 2012, I had already been a big fan of his as I had previously seen him in the Broadway revival of Hair & the Off-Broadway producti…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

“Musique Américaine” at Opéra de Lausanne, Switzerland by Blouin Artinfo

On May 5, 2019, Opera de Lausanne will be hosting the concert “Musique Americaine,” which will be honoring the musical works of some of the greatest American music composers — George G…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Leslie Odom, Jr., Megan Hilty, and Cheyenne Jackson Will Appear With National Symphony Orchestra by Adam Hetrick

The 2019–2020 Pops season will include a tribute to Nat King Cole, as well as Leonard Bernstein’s On the Town in concert.

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf Interview: "More About The Melody: Rodgers & Co" at Birdland Jazz by Adam Rothenberg

After our July 2018 interview about Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf’s More About The Melody, I am thrilled to sit back down with Mairi to discuss her next installment. This show will spotlight the mu…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Richard Kind, Holley Fain & More Complete Cast of Roundabout's Twentieth Century Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming benefit performance of the 1932 comedy Twentieth Century. The previously announced event, reuniting 2004 revival stars Alec Bal…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

King Kong Standout Peter Chursin on How Auditioning for Madonna Led Him to Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Peter ChursinWhen Peter Chursin's mother signed him up for tap dance classes to keep him busy in the summer as a five-year-old, she had no idea that she was putting him on a path that would …

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Dance Preview: Local dancers keep Alvin Ailey’s spirit alive! by Carolyn Kelemen

More than any other major dance company, the world-famous Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater attracts an audience looking for a fun night on the town. These fans – who will no doubt be out…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Julie Halston to Reunite with Alec Baldwin & Anne Heche in Twentieth Century Benefit by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting is set for Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming benefit performance of the play Twentieth Century. The previously announced event, reuniting 2004 revival stars Alec Bald…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Danny Mac & More to Join Audrey Brisson in U.K. Premiere of Amélie Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

West End veteran and Strictly Come Dancing star Danny Mac has been cast as Nino Quincampoix in the upcoming U.K.-premiere staging of the musical Amélie. He joins the previously announced st…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

'The Choir of Man' is just the thing for a warm-spirited night on the town by Chris Jones

Got a bachelorette party in your near future? Planning a girls’ (or boys’) night out? Looking for a full-throated, multi-generational, warm-spirited night on the town? “The Choir of Me…

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Around The U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part I: Northeast by JK

With the success of last year's Around the World in 80 Musicals (and thank you for your support on that!), we are happy to bring you a new series: Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals! Over the…

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Today on Broadway: Monday, February 25, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “Singin’ in the Rain,” “On the Town” Director Stanley Donen Passes Away, “Ain’t Too Proud” and “Lear” Begin Performances this Week, “The Heart of Rock and Roll…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

ON THE TOWN … with CHIP DEFFAA, February 18, 2019 by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

Westchester Broadway's Ain't Misbehavin'--the 208th offering at this venerable dinner theater--is indeed in good hands. For starters, it is directed by none other than Richard Maltby Jr., w…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

On the Town’s Alysha Umphress Will Play Feinstein’s at the Nikko by Adam Hetrick

San Francisco performances will take place April 12 and 13.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Snapshot: Perry Como sings “Lucky to Be Me” by Terry Teachout

Perry Como sings “Lucky to Be Me” (from On the Town), by Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green. This performance was originally broadcast on NBC’s Chesterfield Su…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tony Yazbeck to Star in Marc Blitzstein's Folk Opera The Cradle Will Rock at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck has signed on to headline the upcoming new off-Broadway staging of Marc Blitzstein's folk opera The Cradle Will Rock. The previously announced production of Cla…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Ladies Celebrating Ladies: Take Your Gals to Broadway this Galentine’s Day by Broadwaydirect

It’s the best day of the year: Galentine’s Day! It’s time to head out on the town with your best girlfriends for a night of celebrating each other. Check out these musicals that would …

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Tony Yazbeck to Star in The Scarlet Pimpernel Concert at Lincoln Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck has been cast in the central role of Percy Blakeney in Manhattan Concert Productions' highly anticipated new staging of The Scarlet Pimpernel. The previously an…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Hamilton's Miriam-Teak Lee to Sing 'Baby One More Time' & More Pop Hits in West End-Bound & Juliet by Andy Lefkowitz

Some of the biggest pop anthems of the last 30 years will be sung onstage in the new Max Martin musical & Juliet, newly announced to arrive at the Manchester Opera House this f…

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Miriam-Teak Lee to lead new West End musical, & Juliet by Robin Johnson

A brand new West End musical, & Juliet, will follow the Shakespearean character on a new adventure, starring Hamilton and On The Town's Miriam-Teak Lee. The post Miriam-Teak Lee to lead…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Do You Feel Anger? Sets Initial Casting for New York Premiere at Vineyard Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Principal casting is here for the upcoming New York premiere of Mara Nelson-Greenberg's dark comedy Do You Feel Anger? at the Vineyard Theatre. The previously announced off-Broadway …

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Do You Feel the Anger? Sets Initial Casting for New York Premiere at Vineyard Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Principal casting is here for the upcoming New York premiere of Mara Nelson-Greenberg's dark comedy Do You Feel the Anger? at the Vineyard Theatre. The previously announced off-Broadway&…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Corey Cott to Reprise Kennedy Center West Side Story Turn at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Beloved Broadway star Corey Cott (Bandstand) has signed on to repeat his acclaimed turn as Tony for a production of West Side Story at Lyric Opera of Chicago from May 3 through June 2. Cott …

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