Friday, February 16, 2024

SPAMALOT Will Perform on THE VIEW Next Week

Spamalot is performing on The View next week. The performance will mark the production's third televised appearance, following performances of 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' and 'K…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:50PM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Parade | Preview by Broadwaysf

PARADE is playing the Curran Theater in San Francisco from May 13–June 8, 2025. Winner of the 2023 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical, PARADE has been proclaimed as “a work of a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:38PM

BroadwaySF's 2024–2025 Season of 7 Incredible Broadway Musicals by Broadwaysf

The 2024–2025 Season includes seven incredible Broadway musicals at the Orpheum, Golden Gate, and Curran Theatres: WICKED, KIMBERLY AKIMBO, SOME LIKE IT HOT, BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICA…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:37PM
Saturday, February 10, 2024

"The Connector" Fails to Connect With Me by Jan Simpson

Journalists love stories about journalism. We even love the stories that cast us in a bad light. And I'll admit that’s part of the reason that The Connector, which was inspired by the stor…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 11:12AM
Thursday, February 8, 2024

Video: ALADDIN's Michael James Scott Kicks Off Black History Month at Disney World

Earlier this week, Broadway star and Orlando native Michael James Scott kicked off Walt Disney World Resort’s Black History Month celebration as the grand marshal in a magical parade at Ma…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:13PM

Kristin Chenoweth and F. Murray Abraham Set for Pre-Broadway Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Queen of Versailles in Boston by Darryn King

The Queen of Versailles, a new musical reuniting Wicked composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz with Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, will have its world premiere at Boston's Emer…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:02PM
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, February 8-14 by Kyle V. Hiller

A run of Pass Over plays at REP, Cannonball spreads love—and hope, and the Philadelphia Suns parade into the Lunar New Year. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 09:38AM
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Review Roundup: Jason Robert Brown's THE CONNECTOR At MCC Theater

MCC Theater presents The Connector, a new musical. From Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown (Parade) comes a timely new musical about two talented young journalists on increasin…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:11PM
Monday, February 5, 2024

Congratulations, MARC SHAIMAN! by Corine Cohen

Congratulations to ‘Some Like It Hot’ for winning A Grammy for Best Music last night. It was up against Kimberly Akimbo another favorite, Parade and Shucked. The only show I missed was P…

SOURCE: broadwayshowbiz.com at 11:15AM
Sunday, February 4, 2024

Some Like It Hot Wins Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album by Hayley Levitt

Some Like It Hot, the musical adaptation of Billy Wilder's 1959 film, won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. The honor was announced at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards ceremon…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:48PM
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Ramin Karimloo, Judy Kuhn and More Join Bonnie Milligan for Encores! Titanic by Darryn King

A host of Broadway veterans are climbing onboard the Encores! production of Titanic, now scheduled to run from June 11 through June 23 at New York City Center. The show, featuring music and …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12PM
Monday, January 29, 2024

Lea Salonga, Gavin Creel and More to Honor Jason Robert Brown at Miscast24 by Darryn King

Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist and playwright Jason Robert Brown (Parade) will be honored at Miscast24, where Broadway stars perform songs from roles in which they would not tradition…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:02PM
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Caissie Levy and Lorna Courtney to Star in Industry Presentation of The Lost Boys, A New Musical by Darryn King

The Lost Boys, A New Musical will receive a private industry presentation on February 23 featuring Caissie Levy (Frozen), Nathan Levy (Once Upon a One More Time) and Tony Award nominee Lorn…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:24PM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Funny Girl | Jun. 25 - Jul. 14, 2024 by The Kennedy Center

https://www.kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/theater/2023-2024/funny-girl/ Featuring one of the greatest musical scores of all time, including classic songs “Don’t Rain On M…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:42PM
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Film Adaptation of Big River in Development from Chicken & Biscuits Playwright Douglas Lyons by Hayley Levitt

Douglas Lyons, author of Broadway's Chicken & Biscuits, will be penning a film adaptation of the country-gospel musical Big River, per an exclusive Variety report. Based on Mark Twa…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:03PM
Wednesday, January 10, 2024

New Musical Dead Outlaw, from The Band's Visit's Tony-Winning Team, Has its Cast by Darryn King

The complete cast is set for Dead Outlaw, a world-premiere musical from the Tony Award-winning creative team behind The Band’s Visit. Previews begin on February 28, with an official open…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:06PM
Monday, January 8, 2024

"Funny Girl" - "People" performed by Katerina McCrimmon by Center Theatre Group

WELCOME TO MUSICAL COMEDY HEAVEN! Featuring one of the most iconic scores of all time by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, an updated book from Harvey Fierstein based on the original classic by I…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:00PM
Thursday, January 4, 2024

Alex Newell: “Independently Owned” Taking over Broadway by bwaySHO

Alex Newell: “Independently Owned” Taking over Broadway 8x a week in Shucked through January 8th! Watch the Tony Award winner’s chat with ​⁠@bwaySHO from Opening Night & enjoy cli…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:37PM

How to celebrate Three Kings Day in Connecticut by Christopher Arnott

Three Kings Day falls on Saturday this year. In Hartford, there are two big traditions with a parade and the Boars Head and Yule Log Festival.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Monday, January 1, 2024

Theatrical Resolutions: 2024 Edition by JK

Happy New Year, friends, readers and fellow theater lovers! What would ringing in a new year be without a little introspection and goal setting? Around this time every year, I try to make a …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 03:42PM
Friday, December 29, 2023

Video: Watch Cynthia Erivo Sing With Joaquina Kalukango & Ben Platt in PBS Concert Special Preview

This New Year’s Eve, join Cynthia Erivo, for a musical celebration filmed at the Kennedy Center. Joining Oscar-nominated Erivo are Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award–winner Ben Platt (Parade, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:47AM

DANCE NEWS: Dance Parade Announces Campaign to Support Zoning Reform to End Prohibition on Dancing by The Dance Enthusiast

“It’s ridiculous that in 2023 New York City still has rules on the books prohibiting people from dancing at their local restaurants and bars.” — Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, NYC…

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM
Wednesday, December 27, 2023

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Performances by JK

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Performances (6 Categories) We were fortunate enough to see 21 different productions in 2023: 14 Broadway, 3 off-Broadway, and 4 regional; these are the shows…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Video: Watch ALADDIN Perform 'Friend Like Me' on Disney's Christmas Day Parade

The Broadway and national tour casts of Aladdin came together to perform 'Friend Like Me' during Disney's Christmas Day Parade. Michael James Scott, who plays the Genie on Broadway, led the …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:21AM

2023 in Review: The Movers and Moments of the Year by JK

Every year, there are huge hits, bog flops, news makers and fan favorites, scandals and groundbreaking ideas in the theater scene. And when we pause to review the year just ending, we always…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:12AM
Thursday, December 21, 2023

Aladdin's Michael James Scott and Adi Roy Will Perform in Disney Christmas Parade by Meg Masseron

The 40th anniversary parade will air live on Christmas morning and stream on Disney+ and Hulu.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Photos: ALADDIN, Ariana DeBose & More Perform at Disney's Christmas Day Parade

Check out photos from Disney's Christmas Day Parade, including the Broadway and North American Tour Cast of Disney’s “Aladdin” performing “Friend Like Me,” with Michael James Scott…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:57AM
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Design Elements by JK

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Design Elements (8 Categories + 2 Special Citations) We were fortunate enough to see 21 different productions in 2023: 14 Broadway, 3 off-Broadway, and 4 regi…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:32AM
Monday, December 18, 2023

‘Parade,’ Tony-winning Revival, to Go On Tour in 2025 by Billy

The producers of the acclaimed Broadway revival of Parade, winner of the 2023 Tony Award  for Best Revival of a Musical and Grammy Award nominee for Best Musical… The post ‘Parade,�…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 11:24AM

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Writing and Directions by JK

2023 in Review: Our Favorite Writing & Direction (6 Categories) We were fortunate enough to see 21 different productions in 2023: 14 Broadway, 3 off-Broadway, and 4 regional; these ar…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:42AM
Thursday, December 14, 2023

Exclusive: See Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and Jason Robert Brown Respond to Parade's Grammy Nomination by Molly Higgins

The Broadway revival's cast album is up for Best Musical Theater Album at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

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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