Monday, August 15, 2016

‘Frozen’ and ‘Harry Potter’: Behemoths on the Way to Broadway by Patrick Pacheco

One is already a dramatic blockbuster in London; the other is a musical blockbuster in the making. There are no sure bets in the theater, but the stage adaptations of “Harry Potter” and …

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Spotlight On...Ali Kennedy Scott by Michael Block

Name: Ali Kennedy ScottHometown: Sydney, AustraliaEducation: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (UK), SITI Company Conservatory, Sydney University (Economics)Favorite Credits: Gertrude Stein in …

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Katherine Bottoms Talks About The Manically Funny “Peter And The Starcatcher” by Cary Ginell

BY CARY GINELL Today we meet Katherine Bottoms, a young actress who we hope you will be able to see on stage some day before fame and fortune takes her away from us. Katherine was born in P…

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Monday, August 1, 2016

Newsies' Stephanie Styles & More Set for Jenny Rachel Weiner's Kingdom Come Off-Broadway by

Newsies tour alum Stephanie Styles and more have been tapped for the previously announced Kingdom Come off-Broadway. Directed by Kip Fagan and penned by Jenny Rachel Weiner, the world premie…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Review: ‘Tink!’ at the New York Musical Festival in NYC by Deb Miller

From Peter and The Starcatcher to Finding Neverland, the ever popular tale of Peter Pan continues to inspire original interpretations for the theater. A different take on J.M. Barrie’s bel…

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Will Chase, Josh Grisetti & Leslie Kritzer Begin Performances in Something Rotten! on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Will Chase, Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will be welcomed to the Renaissance on July 18! The trio join the cast of Something Rotten! as Shakespeare, Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively. O…

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Review: The Story of the Girl with a Font Name by Michael Block

By Michael BlockEveryone's life is a story. Even the storytellers have a life story. In Will Coleman's whimsical Helvetica, presented by Rising Sun Performance Company, the story of a girl w…

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Interview: Celia Keenan-Bolger on Social Activism, Diversity, and Working with the New York Civil Liberties Union by Jose Solis

Besides being known for her astonishing acting chops and melodious singing voice, Celia Keenan-Bolger is one of Broadway’s strongest forces when it comes to social activism, which is why i…

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It's Valley of the Dolls' 50th Anniversary: Sparkle, Neely, Sparkle! by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoMoviesTheater & DanceNightlifenew york cityMichael MustoThis month marks the 50th anniversary of Jacqueline Susann’s sensational best seller The Valley of the Dolls, the o…

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Review: Peter and the Starcatcher

A magical, irresistible treat at Lyric Stage.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Spotlight On...Emma Rosenthal by Michael Block

Name: Emma Rosenthal
Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ
Education: Northwestern University, BA in Theatre
Select Credits: Peter And The Starcatcher, Les Mis, West Side Story (Drury Lane Oakbrook)…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Take the Lead in Broadway's Something Rotten! by Ryan McPhee

Look who Broadway’s welcoming to the Renaissance! Great White Way alums Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will join the cast of Something Rotten! as Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively, …

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Fuse Theater Review: Peter Pan Prequel — A Little Too Heavy to Take Off by Arts Fuse Editor

At the Lyric Stage Company, Peter and the Starcatcher charms, but doesn’t quite take flight.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Philly Leaps into Today by HowlRound

By Aaron Hunt. Chicagoan Aaron Hunt visits Philadelphia and reflects on some of its theatrical offerings, including He Who Gets Slapped, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Nether, An Octoroon, a…

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Theater News: Peter and the Starcatcher land at Lyric Stage Company of Boston

The origins of the Boy Who Never Grew Up are revealed.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Christian Borle's Most Eggcellent Roles, Ranked! by Lindsey Sullivan

Christian Borle is killin' it. Currently starring as the Bard in Something Rotten!, the Tony winner has two additional leading roles lined up for the 2016-2017 Broadway season. As previo…

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Friday, May 13, 2016 Culturalist Challenge! Which Christian Borle Role Is The Most G-L-O-R-I-O-U-S? by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

David Rossmer is Les Miserables' New Master of the House on Broadway by

David Rossmer is about to check in at Broadway’s Les Miserables. Beginning May 13, the stage alum will assume the role of innkeeper Thenardier, taking over for Gavin Lee at the Imperia…

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Christian Borle Will Juggle Both FALSETTOS and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by Marissa Sblendorio

Broadway World reported earlier today thatWarner Bros. TheatreVentures, Langley Park Productions andNeal Street Productionsannounced that two-time Tony Award winnerChristian BorleSomething R…

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Christian Borle to Play Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway; Theater Set by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Two-time Tony winner Christian Borle is in gobstopping demand! The Something Rotten! star, who is going on to headline the Broadway revival of Falsettos this fall, will then take on the role…

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Breaking News: Christian Borle's Got the Golden Ticket! The Two-Time Tony Winner Will Lead CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced today that two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle Something Rotten, Peter and the Starcatche…

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Theater News: Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatcher to Play Lyric Stage Company

The comedy is inspired by the Disney novel of the same title.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tony-winner Writing Broadway Musical Based on Cher’s Life and Career by Robert Viagas

Rick Elice of Jersey Boys and Peter and the Starcatcher is writing the book.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Christian Borle & Kerry Butler Will Join Sutton Foster in Netflix’s Gilmore Girls Revival; Yes, They'll Sing! by Ryan McPhee

A surprising guest is accompanying Sutton Foster to Stars Hollow. Fellow Tony winner—and ex-husband—Christian Borle will join her in the upcoming Netflix revival of Gilmore Girls…

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Technically Speaking with...Elizabeth Frino by Michael Block

Name: Elizabeth FrinoHometown: Pompton Plains, NJEducation: Lehigh UniversityFavorite Credits: Scenic Designer for Romeo and Juliet, Props Master for Peter and the Starcatcher, Scenic Artist…

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Big News in Falsettoland! Christian Borle, Stephanie J. Block & Andrew Rannells to Star in Falsettos on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The tight knit family begins to assemble! Something Rotten! Tony winner Christian Borle and Tony nominees Stephanie J Block and Andrew Rannells will star in the Broadway revival of Fals…

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Friday, March 25, 2016

Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ At Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia by Neal Newman

Walnut Street Theatre rocked with laughter tonight. The Pirate King, Black Stache, was arguing with his mate, Smee, concerning a severed. . .oh well you have to see it. It was like old time …

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Down-Home Charms of "Southern Comfort" and "The Robber Bridegroom" by Broadway & Me

All of a sudden the rootsy melodies of bluegrass music are being strummed on all kinds of New York stages. There's Southern Comfort, which is playing down at the Public Theater through this …

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Fourth Annual St. Louis Theater Circle Awards • Skip Viragh Center for the Arts by Andrea

Another St. Louis Theater Circle Awards ceremony has come and gone, and the award recipients, as well as the impressive bevy of nominees, are a testament to the talent we’re lucky enough t…

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Peter And The Starcatcher Soars Into Walnut Street Theatre by Chris Luner

Philly’s Walnut Street Theatre, best known for producing large-scale Broadway musicals, is currently presenting a contemporary drama on it’s Main Stage just recently seen on Br…

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Photo Flash: Peter and the Starcatcher Comes to Walnut Street Theatre

The fanciful stage production heads to Philadelphia.

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