Thursday, September 10, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: Magical Misty Copeland from The Met to Broadway in On the Town

With a grand jeté, an arabesque and a double pirouette we are wishing a marvelous happy birthday to ballet superstar and Broadway's Miss Turnstiles, Misty Copeland.

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Checking In With… Tony Nominee Mary Testa, Star of Oklahoma!, 42nd Street, On the Town, More by Andrew Gans

Testa can be heard on the new album (I Am) Nobody’s Lunch, part of The Michael Friedman Collection from Ghostlight Records.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Joshua Bergasse Talks Choreographing on Stage and Screen Live August 12 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Emmy winner will discuss his work on On the Town, Smash, and more while answering your questions live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Choreographing on Stage and Screen With Joshua Bergasse by Logan Culwell-Block

The Emmy winner will talk On the Town, Smash, and more while answering your questions live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Wicked and On the Town Alum Brandon Leffler Joins Built for the Stage's Motivation Monday August 10 by Playbill Staff

Most recently part of the My Fair Lady national tour, Leffler is currently fundraising for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Virtual 5k

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Wicked and On the Town Alum Brandon Leffler Joined Built for the Stage's Motivation Monday August 10 by Playbill Staff

Most recently part of the My Fair Lady national tour, Leffler is currently fundraising for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Virtual 5k

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita are parents. Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita was born on July 7, according to People. "The new parents are overjoyed and excited for this new journey …

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Free TheaterMania Jigsaw Puzzle: Celebrate July 4th With On the Town

How long will it take you to put this curtain call photo back together?

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Monday, June 15, 2020

You Don't Have to Be Neighbors with Brian Stokes Mitchell to Watch Him Perform This Amazing Medley by Lindsey Sullivan

As Broadway fans know, Brian Stokes Mitchell has lent his voice to bringing positivity during the coronavirus crisis. The Tony winner, who is also chairman of The Actors Fund, treated view…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Flashback Friday: Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend With On the Town

Watch rehearsal footage from the much-loved 2014 Broadway revival.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

Get Inspiration for New Activities from This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Broadway might be canceled, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week, Paige …

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

BroadwayHD Announces May Lineup - THE GOES WRONG SHOW, ON THE TOWN, and More!

BroadwayHD has announced its upcoming May lineup, which includes a slate full of adored classics and brand new series debuts.

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Monday, April 27, 2020


Will people--especially people who are older or have pre-existing health issues (and many theatergoers are older and have such heath issues)--be willing to gather in packed theaters or conce…

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

When the lively arts go virtual by Irene Hsiao

Two Reader critics talk about digital dance and theater—and other COVID-19 challenges. On April 8, several organizations came together for a "Chicago Performin…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Jagged Little Pill and On the Town Star Elizabeth Stanley Shares Stories and Photos From Her Career by Mark Peikert

From Company with Raúl Esparza to a month-long run in Xanadu in Japan with Max von Essen, Stanley talks about the ups and downs of being a professional performer.

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup Of CURTAIN UP!, A Show Dedicated To Entertaining Isolated Seniors

Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; …

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita Will Match BC/EFA Donations During Lips Together, Teeth Apart Livestream by Lindsey Sullivan

Power couple alert! As previously announced, Jesse Tyler Ferguson is set to star in this evening's starry livestream reading of Terrence McNally's 1991 play Lips Together, Teeth Apart toni…

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Stephen Christopher Anthony on How Leading the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen Is Like a 'Free Fall' by Ryan Gilbert

Originally from Miami, Florida, Stephen Christopher Anthony began his formal training at the New World School of the Art, before pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Music Theatre) d…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Watch Jagged Little Pill's Elizabeth Stanley Throw Pottery & Shake It Off on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Elizabeth Stanley in Jagged Little Pill (Photo: Matthew Murphy) After lending her talents to roles in Company, Cry-Baby, Million Dollar Quartet and On the Town, Elizabeth Stanley is now t…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

On The Town…. with Chip DeFFaa: Count Basie and Louis Jordan by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

I'm very glad that a friend and I were able to enjoy the high-spirited, fast-moving revue "Five Guys Named Moe," which is currently playing   at Westchester Broadway Theatre.    A lot o…

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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, 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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