Wednesday, January 19, 2022

‘Is it too early to herald the theatrical event of the year?’: CABARET – West End by Not Exactly Billington

I doubt I will see another show in 2022 that matches the allure and sense of occasion as Rebecca Frecknall’s much-anticipated production of Cabaret.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Sunday, January 9, 2022

‘Beautiful, a bit strange, quite sinister & entirely transporting’: CABARET – West End ★★★★★ by Alun Hood

I’m not sure anything prepared me for quite how earth-shatteringly sensational Rebecca Frecknall’s take on Cabaret would turn out to be.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Friday, January 7, 2022

Full Cast Announced for London's To Kill a Mockingbird, Starring Rafe Spall by Caitlin Moynihan

The full cast for the West End's upcoming production of Aaron Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird has been announced. Olivier and Emmy nominee Rafe Spall will portray Atticus Finch. The show, ad…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:03PM
Monday, January 3, 2022

VIDEO: Watch Jonathan Groff in a New AND JUST LIKE THAT... Preview

Jonathan Groff plays a plastic surgery doctor who meets with Anthony (Mario Cantone) and Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) in the new episode. The new series has also featured Broadway …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:16AM

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 01/01/22 by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Talk about a Broadway…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:36AM
Saturday, January 1, 2022

Orgies, BDSM and smacking fruit: the ‘smutty’ play recreating 44 Sex Acts in One Week by Steve Dow

Fresh produce is the real star of David Finnigan’s live radio play, an ‘apocalyptic romcom’ for a Sydney festival crowd not afraid to get sticky A juicy watermelon is made to sound lik…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM
Friday, December 31, 2021

Watch: ‘She Has Hope’ Video Tribute to Rebecca Luker by Matthew Wexler

Sony Masteworks has released "She Has Hope," a new video from Tom Kitt's latest album featuring never-before-seen footage of Broadway star Rebecca Luker. The post Watch: ‘She Has Hope’ V…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 07:33PM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

Hear from Ana Villafañe, Lindsay Pearce & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:33AM
Tuesday, December 28, 2021

‘Eddie Redmayne & Jessie Buckley shimmer & scintillate in this striking reworking’: CABARET – West End by Ian Foster

Director Rebecca Frecknall and designer Tom Scutt have done an awesome job in reconfiguring the Playhouse Theatre into the risqué surroundings of The Kit Kat Club.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Saturday, December 25, 2021

Susannah Clapp’s best theatre of 2021 by Susannah Clapp

Little Amal stirred hearts, Chaucer hit Willesden, Cush Jumbo was a perfect prince, and once again James Graham said it all Read the Observer critics’ review of 2021 in full here It was a …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:54AM
Monday, December 20, 2021

‘THE MUSIC MAN’ ONCE HAD A DISABLED CHARACTER. THEN HE WAS ERASED. by Robert Shuman

(Amanda Morris’s article appeared in The New York Times, 12/15/21; via Pam Green; Photo:  Michael Phelan as Winthrop Paroo and Rebecca Luker as Marian Paroo in a 2000 revival of “The Mu…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 02:08PM
Sunday, December 19, 2021

The week in theatre: Cabaret, Best of Enemies, Trouble in Mind – review by Susannah Clapp

Playhouse; Young Vic; National Theatre, LondonRebecca Frecknall’s Weimar glamfest with Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley goes big and nails it (nearly); James Graham brilliantly revives a …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:42AM
Friday, December 17, 2021

Watch Tom Kitt's "She Has Hope" Music Video, Featuring Brian d'Arcy James

Produced alongside Project ALS, the video is a tribute to the late Broadway actor, Rebecca Luker.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:18AM

Nice Work If You Can Get It Virtual Concert Pays Tribute to Rebecca Luker December 17 by Andrew Gans

Hosted by Tony winner Judy Kaye, the evening benefits Project ALS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend December 17-19 - See Andrew Barth Feldman in concert, 'Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christm by Raven Snook

In-person theatre is back in NYC, both on Broadway and beyond. But there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, Decemb…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Watch: 'She Has Hope' Music Video Pays Tribute to Late Rebecca Luker by Logan Culwell-Block

Brian d'Arcy James is accompanied by Tom Kitt in the song honoring those with ALS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:10PM

Watch Brian d'Arcy James & Tom Kitt Perform 'She Has Hope,' a Moving Tribute to Rebecca Luker by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway's Brian d'Arcy James and Tom Kitt have teamed up for a new music video honoring the life and legacy of Rebecca Luker one year after her death. Produced with Project ALS, the video…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM

VIDEO: Tom Kitt & Brian D'Arcy James Honor Rebecca Luker With New Music Video

A video for “She Has Hope” performed by Brian d’Arcy James and composer Tom Kitt. Produced alongside Project ALS, the video is a beautiful tribute to late Broadway star Rebecca Luker, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM
Monday, December 13, 2021

See Photos from the Broadway Return of Dear Evan Hansen, Starring Jordan Fisher by Lindsey Sullivan

December 11 was a great day, and here's why: Dear Evan Hansen resumed performances at the Music Box Theatre. The Tony-winning musical is back with Jordan Fisher in the title role. The cast …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:36PM

What Did London Critics Think of Cabaret, Starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley? by Ryan McPhee

Rebecca Frecknall directs the environmental production, which opened December 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:16AM

Review Roundup: CABARET Opens in the West End - See What the Critics Are Saying!

The revival of Kander and Ebb's CABARET, directed by Rebecca Frecknall, opened last night at the Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse Theatre in London's West End. It stars Eddie Redmayne as the Em…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:49AM
Sunday, December 12, 2021

REVIEW: Cabaret the musical at the Kit Kat Club (formerly Playhouse Theatre) ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo ventured out to0 visit London's hottest ticket as Rebecca Frecknall and her incredible Kit Kat Club creative team and cast turn what could have been a reasonable…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 11:09PM

BWW Review: CABARET, Kit Kat Club at the Playhouse Theatre

It's the party at the end of the world - and it's the show of the year. Rebecca Frecknall's astonishing revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb's 1966 musical, starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessie…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:01PM
Friday, December 10, 2021

Hannah Waddingham Acted w/ a Mouse In Her Dress by The Late Late Show With James Corden

James welcomes Hannah Waddingham to the show and congratulates her on the success of "Ted Lasso" which includes an Emmy Award win for her role as Rebecca Welton. Hannah, who has long captiva…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:35AM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Odds & Ends: Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop Extends Run in Washington, D.C. by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. A Strange Loop Extends at Woolly Mammoth The Washington, D.C. run of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning A Strange …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:06PM

Nice Work If You Can Get It Virtual Concert Will Pay Tribute to Rebecca Luker by Andrew Gans

Hosted by Tony winner Judy Kaye, the evening will benefit Project ALS.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00PM

POSTCARD: From the set of New York Choral Society’s "Morning Light," a Digital Project by David Thomson by The Dance Enthusiast

In POSTCARD: From the set of New York Choral Society’s Morning Light Digital Project by David Thomson, "I saw the unearthing of Rebecca’s story as a catalyst to learn more about her as …

SOURCE: Dance Enthusiast at 12:00AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Kathryn Gallagher, Drew Gehling, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Lead Industry Reading of Empire Records by Lindsey Sullivan

A private industry reading for the Broadway-bound musical based on the film Empire Records will take place on December 7 in New York City. As previously reported, the film’s screenwriter,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM

Kathryn Gallagher, Drew Gehling, Rebecca Naomi Jones, More Star in Empire Records Musical Reading by Andrew Gans

Trip Cullman directs the December 7 reading of the new musical based on the film of the same name.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:17PM

Kathryn Gallagher, Drew Gehling, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More To Star in EMPIRE RECORDS: THE MUSICAL Industry Reading

Empire Records: The Musical will receive a private industry reading helmed by Obie Award-winning director Trip Cullman (Choirboy) on December 7, 2021 at Roundabout Studios in NYC.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:48AM
Friday, December 3, 2021

Blake Ross, Burnt by Automatic Episode Import

Ollie Southgate talks all things Broadway publicity, REBECCA, and "Burnt" with reporter and fellow BPN host Blake Ross. “Rebecca” the musical was supposed to be the next “Phantom of th…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 02:01AM

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