Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ by Victorian Lyric Opera Company at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre by Cordelia Dreisonstok

Two World War II-era sailors tap-dancing along “on the town,” so to speak, visit a movie studio with a vintage movie camera ready to film.  “What Ought We to Do?”  In this conceit,…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Tonight! Tonight! See Vanessa Hudgens, Alec Baldwin & More Celebrate the Opening Night of West Side Story by Diep Tran

The suns and moons and celebrities were all over the place for the West Side Story opening night. The new Broadway revival of the seminal musical opened on February 20 at the Broadway Thea…

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'This is a Love Story': Why Danny Mac Doesn't Think Pretty Woman on the West End Glamorizes Prostitution by Matt Wolf

Danny Mac dazzled followers on Strictly Come Dancing with his fancy footwork on the ever-popular BBC program, but the English performer has since made a separate name for himself in stage …

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Barrington Stage's Julianne Boyd Has Transferred Two Shows to Broadway and Helped Pull Cars Out of Ditches by Michael Appler

Off in the Berkshire in western Massachusetts—a crowded artistic hub that's home to the Williamstown Theater Festival, Berkshire Theatre Group, Shakespeare and Company, Tanglewood and Jaco…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: Adrienne Warren Honors 'One of Our Greats' George C. Wolfe by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway.com is asking actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about a black theater artist who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor tho…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Head Over Feet! Jagged Little Pill Star Elizabeth Stanley Is Engaged by Andy Lefkowitz

Elizabeth Stanley, the Broadway veteran currently playing the lead role of Mary Jane Healy in the Alanis Morissette musical Jagged Little Pill, is newly engaged to Charlie Murphy, managing d…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

MUSICAL OF THE MONTH: Applause: The Creatives by JK

In this final installment of January's Musical of the Month series, we take a look back at the creative team behind Applause.  The writing and design teams are chock full of Broadway royal…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Netflix Acquires Rights to Leonard Bernstein Biopic Starring & Directed by Bradley Cooper by Andy Lefkowitz

Netflix has nabbed the rights to a developing film based on the life of iconic West Side Story songwriter Leonard Bernstein, according to Deadline. Tony nominee Bradley Cooper will direct an…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Casting Complete for LCT’s Flying Over Sunset by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Flying Over Sunset, the new musical set to open this spring courtesy of Lincoln Center Theatre, has announced complete casting for the production. Joining the already announced Carmen Cusack…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A Crossing, Dance Musical from Tony Nominee Joshua Bergasse, Sets World Premiere with Barrington Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

The Berkshires' Barrington Stage Company will debut the new dance musical A Crossing during its 2020 summer season. Tony nominee Joshua Bergasse will direct and choreograph the world premier…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

On The Town … with Chip Deffaa: Jerry Herman and Michael Feinstein by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

Composer/lyricist Jerry Herman was, of course, a Broadway legend.   He gave us such unforgettable shows as "Hello, Dolly!," "Mame," and "La Cage Aux Folles." These musicals were all  huge…

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

Celebrate 75 Years of On the Town With a Look Back at the Original Broadway Production by Nathan Skethway

The musical opened on Broadway on December 28, 1944.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Watch Audra McDonald Sing From West Side Story and On the Town to Celebrate Kennedy Center Honoree Michael Tilson Thomas by Ryan McPhee

The 42nd annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony took place December 8.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Aimie Atkinson & Danny Mac to Star in London Premiere of Pretty Woman: The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

The London debut staging of Pretty Woman: The Musical has found its romantic leads. Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac will star as Vivian and Edward in the previously announced West End transfer,…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

You Learn! Jagged Little Pill Star Elizabeth Stanley on Coming into Her Own as a Broadway Leading Lady by Lindsey Sullivan

Sean Allan Krill and Elizabeth Stanley in "Jagged Little Pill" (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Elizabeth Stanley has showcased her talents on Broadway with featured roles in Company, Cry-Baby, Mi…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

& Juliet Star Miriam-Teak Lee Roars in the Splashy New West End Musical by Matt Wolf

Miriam-Teak Lee was something of an overnight sensation when she played Claire De Loone in the 2017 Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park revival of On the Town, since which time she went on to u…

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"Ensembles Are The Heartbeat of Every Show." by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Max Clayton (Photo by Roberto Araujo fo…

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Friday, November 22, 2019

First Look: These new White Christmas photos will jingle your bells

Looks like Christmas has come early this year with the latest release of production shots for Nikolai Foster's festive hit. White Christmas is now showing at London's Dominion Theatre (and…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Here Comes Lea DeLaria in On the Town—Born to Make People Laugh by Ellis Nassour

DeLaria spoke to Playbill about her show-stopping turn—opposite Jesse Tyler Ferguson—in the 1998 revival.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for New Musical Flying Over Sunset Starring Carmen Cusack, Tony Yazbeck & Harry Hadden-Paton by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Broadway staging of Flying Over Sunset, a new musical written and directed by James Lapine and featuring music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Michael Kori…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

David Benedict: Where are the great musical theatre lyricists? by David Benedict

When he wasn’t busy composing musicals as impressive as On the Town, Candide, West Side Story and Wonderful Town plus a slew

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

On The Town … With Chip Deffaa, Nov 2, 2019 by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

Chasing Rainbows has an exceptionally appealing cast. This is one of those rare productions where even the smallest roles are vivid. The show itself is not perfect.  There are fixes that ne…

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Call Answered: Jacob Hoffman: "Jacob Hoffman's Kindergarten Thanksgiving Spectacular" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I loved going back in time with Jacob Hoffman as he gets ready to make his New York solo & Green Room 42 debut with his show Jacob Hoffman's Kindergarten Thanksgiving Spectacular. We ha…

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Alanis Morissette Musical Jagged Little Pill Arrives on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Jagged Little Pill, a new Broadway musical featuring the songs of Grammy winner Alanis Morissette, kicks off preview performances at the Broadhurst Theatre on November 3. Diane Paulus direct…

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Video Roundup: Celebrate World Ballet Day With Some Memorable Ballet Musical Moments

It's time to dance because today is World Ballet Day! To celebrate everything being beautiful at the ballet, we're looking back at some of the stage and screen's most iconic musicals featur…

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Moulin Rouge! Triple Threat Robyn Hurder on Damn Yankees Dreams, Working at the 'Broadway Bakery' & More on Show People by Broadway.com

CURTAIN CALL: Robyn Hurder takes her opening night bows in "Moulin Rouge!" (Photo by Emilio Madrid) When Robyn Hurder takes the stage as the fiery Nini in Moulin Rouge!, every eye-popping …

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Laura Benanti To Host Broadway Stands Up For Freedom Gala For ACLU

Tony Award-winning actress LAURA BENANTI (My Fair Lady) has been announced to host and perform at the 17th annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM concert on Monday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. at…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Beetlejuice Standout Ramone Owens Tried Horticulture Before Discovering Dance by Caitlin Moynihan

Ramone Owens Beeltejuice ensemble member Ramone Owens says musical theater has always been an important part of his life. "I joined the drama club in sixth grade and had a blast," he sai…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Teal Wicks, Rachel Potter, Jelani Remy, and More Join Abingdon Theatre Company's 27th Anniversary Season Gala

Joining the gala are Rachel Potter (The Addams Family, Evita), Jelani Remy (Ain't Too Proud, Smokey Joe's Cafe), Christina Sajous (Baby, It's You, Holler If You Hear Me), Carrie St. Louis (R…

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Photo Flashback: Remembering Phyllis Newman

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, stage star Phyllis Newman passed away yesterday, September 15, at the age of 86. Newman got her start in show business at 4 years old imitating Car…

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Phyllis Newman, Tony-Winning Broadway Legend, Dies at 86 by Andy Lefkowitz

Phyllis Newman, a Tony-winning actress who became equally known for raising millions of dollars for women struggling with health issues, died on September 15 at home in Manhattan, accordi…

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