Saturday, April 5, 2014

Review: Peter and the Starcatcher (Broadway in Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

You'll definitely have a great time with Rick Elice’s alternately smart and silly script that offers its share of bad puns, personal hygiene and self-referential jokes and anachronisms. An…

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Review: Peter and the Starcatcher/Broadway in Chicago by Zach Freeman

Superhero origin stories are interesting beasts. We know precisely where the story will end up (a hero is born!) before it even begins. What matters in this subgenre (if that’s what it can…

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Here's the Hook: Touring 'Starcatcher' seems at home by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Peter and the Starcatcher" at the Bank of America Theatre ★★★½ THEATER REVIEW: "Peter and the Starcatcher" at the Bank of America Theatre ★★&…

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Friday, March 28, 2014

The Contender! by James Miller

Rocky Winter Garden Theatre, NYC Turning successful motion pictures into Broadway musicals has become the norm in recent years.  Whether the iconic 1976 Sylvester Stallone film, Roc…

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER National Tour Cancels Closing Boston Engagement; Will Now Play Final Performance on 5/25 in Pittsburgh by BroadwayWorld

The national tour of the Tony-winning play PETER AND THE STARCATCHER has cancelled its previously planned final engagement at Boston's Shubert Theatre, show representatives confirmed today. …

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Chicago faces fly in 'Peter and the Starcatcher' tour by Chris Jones

NEW YORK — Rick Elice and Roger Rees are a quintessential New York couple. So much so, in fact, that their apartment, located on Central Park West on Manhattan's Upper West Side, serve…

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Little Boy Found — ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ gives us the backstory to ‘Pan’

The directions to Neverland have remained constant for more than a century: “Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning.” But with the arrival of “Peter and the Starcatche…

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Joey deBettencourt taps his inner ‘Peter Pan’

Joey deBettencourt, who plays Peter (though his character is referred to only as “The Boy”) in the national touring production of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” grew up in Skokie, grad…

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Broadway Theater Review: Rocky by Lauren Yarger

Margo Seibert and Andy Karl. Photo:Matthew MurphyStage Adaptation of Rocky Packs a Knockout PunchBy Lauren YargerRocky the musical? If you are a fan of the 1976 movie starring Sylvester Stal…

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Star-Gazing: The Power Behind the Broadway Scene This Spring (M - Z) by JK

Here's the last in my series of blogs that takes a look at the award-winning pedigree of the stars, writers and creative teams behind all of the shows opening this spring. (Behind the Scenes…

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Ahrens & Flaherty: Making ROCKY into a Musical by Music Theatre International

Ahrens & Flaherty: Making ROCKY into a Musical Somewhere in downtown Philadelphia, a down-and-out fighter named Rocky Balboa struggles to stay on his feet. But when the chance of a life…

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Ahrens & Flaherty ROCKY ON BROADWAY by Music Theatre International

Ahrens & Flaherty ROCKY ON BROADWAY Somewhere in downtown Philadelphia, a down-and-out fighter named Rocky Balboa struggles to stay on his feet. But when the chance of a lifetime comes …

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

"A Theatrical Game Changer" (Vogue) Has Arrived: ROCKY by Rocky Broadway

"A Theatrical Game Changer" (Vogue) Has Arrived: ROCKY See the brand-new commercial for the critically acclaimed smash hit. http://rockybroadway.com Somewhere in downtown Philade…

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ROCKY: "You Cannot Believe It. You Simply Must Go See It." (NPR) by Rocky Broadway

ROCKY: "You Cannot Believe It. You Simply Must Go See It." (NPR) Take a look at the show that has audiences and critics gasping in awe. http://rockybroadway.com Somewhere in down…

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Norm Lewis, Rachel York, Roger Rees, Julie White & More Added to BROADWAY BACKWARDS Lineup by BroadwayWorld

The roster of stars continues to expand for Broadway Backwards with today's additions of Norm Lewis The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, TV's 'Scandal', Roger Rees co-director of Peter and the Sta…

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The much-hyped Broadway production of 'Peter and the Starcatcher' opened Tuesday at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis

REVIEW: Done as a music-infused play, ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ brims with vivid storytelling.

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Broadway Backwards Lineup Adds Norm Lewis, Roger Rees, Julie White, Rachel York, and More! by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

) The roster of stars continues to expand for Broadway Backwards with today’s additions of Norm Lewis (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, TV’s “Scandal”), Roger Rees (co-direct…

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Frankie J. Alvarez, Lauren Molina and More Set for Set for Three Day Hangover's BIG BOOZY BENEFIT, 3/30 by BroadwayWorld

Three Day Hangover has announced cast members for their Big Boozy Benefit, an event supporting their awesome 2014 Season This group of crazy-talented and ridiculously good-looking Broadway, …

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Monday, March 10, 2014

A conversation with Sylvester Stallone & ROCKY Broadway Star Andy Karl by Rocky Broadway

A conversation with Sylvester Stallone & ROCKY Broadway Star Andy Karl See what happened when the original Rocky sat down with the man who's recreating the legendary role on Broadwa…

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

'Peter and the Starcatcher' makes Minnesota debut

Tony-winning musical “Peter and the Starcatcher” makes local debut.

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'Peter and the Starcatcher' charms adults as well as children

Broadway hit plays the Peabody.

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Meet some St. Louisans who are making theater happen in New York

"Peter and the Starcatcher," coming to the Peabody Opera House, is one of many big New York shows with St. Louis roots.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Inside the Rehearsal Room: THE MUSIC MAN - In Concert by Two River Theater

Inside the Rehearsal Room: THE MUSIC MAN - In Concert Actors Stephanie Umoh and Isaiah Johnson take us into the rehearsal room for Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN - In Concert at Two R…

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The New Tony Nominations Rule: What If...? by JK

You've probably read about the new rule adopted by the Tony Awards Administration Committee regarding the number of nominees in the four major categories.  Simply, it states that if nin…

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Tony Nominees David Pittu and Suzanne Bertish to Star in David Ives’ The Heir Apparent Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Tony nominees David Pittu and Suzanne Bertish are to star in Tony nominee David Ives’ The Heir Apparent, adapted from the play by Jean-François Regnard. Directed by John Ra…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep to be Revived Off-Broadway, Starring Arnie Burton and Robert Sella by Broadway.com

Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep is to have a 30th anniversary revival starring Arnie Burton and Robert Sella. Directed by Everett Quinton, the show will run April 10 through M…

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Tony Winner Christian Borle to Headline NBC Comedy Pilot Lifesaver by Broadway.com

Tony winner and Smash alum Christian Borle is returning to the Peacock Network. According to Deadline, Borle will star in NBC’s multi-camera comedy pilot Lifesaver. Penned by Wil Ca…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

'Peter And The Starcatcher' At Bushnell: Alarmingly Good Fun by Frank Rizzo

The show: “Peter and the Starcatcher” at Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Sylvester Stallone at ROCKY Broadway's First Performance by Rocky Broadway

Sylvester Stallone at ROCKY Broadway's First Performance Sylvester Stallone makes a surprise appearance after the first performance of ROCKY in NYC. Official Website: www.ROCKYBroadwa…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Playful Spirit Created 'Peter and the Starcatcher' by Frank Rizzo

Alex Timbers Is A 'Starcatcher,' With Touring Show, New Film And Broadway Musical 'Rocky'The kid spirit in putting together "Peter and the Starcatcher" was not unlike the gang of Lost Boys t…

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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Guest Blogger: Bill's Big Praise for "Little Me" by Broadway & Me

From Jan: So much theater.  So little time.  I put the Encores! production of Little Me on my calendar as soon as I heard about it but somehow I didn’t get around to getting tick…

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