Monday, May 22, 2017

Tony-Nommed Plays Oslo, Indecent & Sweat Win 2017 Obie Awards; The Band's Visit Also Honored by Andy Lefkowitz

Three 2017 Best Play Tony Award nominees whose Broadway runs were preceded by off-Broadway productions—Oslo, Indecent and Sweat—each won Obie Awards on May 22 in a cere…

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Original Sweeney Todd Len Cariou Joins Angela Lansbury for Irish Rep’s Sondheim Tribute by Robert Viagas

Melissa Errico and Rebecca Luker will also appear at the June 13 event.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Groundhog Day CD Signing at B&N by Sandi Durell

  The multi award nominated Groundhog Day shared songs and signed CDs at Barnes & Noble on May 19 with cast members Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, Raymond J. Lee, Andrew McCall and Rebec…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Robert Lindsay and Claire Skinner lead Hampstead Theatre season by Georgia Snow

Robert Lindsay and Claire Skinner are to star in a new Terry Johnson play at Hampstead Theatre. They will perform alongside Rebecca

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Howard Sherman: Dousing the flames of Rebecca on Broadway for good by Howard Sherman

It has been, for much of the present decade, one of Broadway’s longest-running stories, without ever actually reaching the stage. I refer

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Andy Karl & Stars of Groundhog Day to Perform & Sign CDs at Barnes & Noble by

Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Andrew Call and Raymond J. Lee of the Broadway musical Groundhog Day will celebrate the release of their original cast album with a CD signing …

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Rebecca Johnson by Helen McWilliams

Break A Leg favourite, Rebecca Johnson is currently appearing in All Our Children at Jermyn Street Theatre and she took time out in between shows, to chat about her latest role in the five s…

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Indecent! by Mark Weston

Indecent Cort Theatre, NYC Indecent is a strange play. It's like getting a gorgeously wrapped package and finding something insubstantial and vaguely disturbing inside the box. The…

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tony Talk Podcast-Episode 7: The Other Awards by Broadwayandme

The theater awards season is like a presidential campaign. Everyone has their eyes on the ultimate prize but there are lots of other contests along the way that offer trophies and with them,…

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Manderley, Again! Highlights From Rebecca the Musical

Rebecca, the popular European-launched romantic musical based on the classic novel by Daphne du Maurier — about mysterious doings in an English estate called Manderley — arrives …

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Theater News: Jeremy Jordan, Rebecca Luker, and More Set to Perform at Irish Rep Gala

Angela Lansbury will introduce the concert, celebrating the work of Stephen Sondheim.

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Jeremy Jordan and Others Join Angela Lansbury for Irish Rep’s Sondheim Tribute by Robert Viagas

Melissa Errico and Rebecca Luker will also appear at the New York event.

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And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little by Leah Richards

And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little Written by Paul Zindel Directed by Shay Gines Presented by Retro Productions at Gene Frankel Theatre, NYC May 5-20, 2017 New York's Retro Product…

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Jeremy Jordan, Rebecca Luker, Melissa Errico, Max von Essen and More Sign on for Irish Rep's 2017 SONDHEIM AT SEVEN Gala by BroadwayWorld

Featuring a full orchestra and chorus under the direction of John Bell, performers for the evening includeNancy Anderson,Melissa Errico,Mark Evans,Danielle Ferland,Malcolm Gets,Jeremy Jordan…

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Tony Nominees Paula Vogel & Rebecca Taichman to Lead INDECENT Talk-Backs Next Week by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominees Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman will be the featured speakers in post-show talk-backs May 16-18 at Indecent at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street.

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A Mixed Verdict in Case of Broadway-Hopeful Musical Rebecca by

The long-winding court case associated with the musical Rebecca concluded on May 10 with deliverables to the show’s producers much smaller than had been sought, according to The New Yo…

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Rebecca Hall’s ‘Animal’ Rage by American Theatre Editors

In Claire Lizzimore's new play at the Atlantic, Hall has just the sort of workout she looks for: playing a woman whose life is coming apart.

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, May 11, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: NBC Announces “Jesus Christ Superstar Live!,” “Rebecca” Trial Gets a Verdict, Bryce Pinkham Sings, and Matt’s “Matilda” Review! “Today…

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Stage preview: 'Ironbound' marks actress Rebecca Harris' 10th play for City Theatre by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ten plays into their relationship, and City Theatre is still finding ways to challenge and excite actress Rebecca Harris.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

‘Rebecca’ Lawsuit Verdict Falls Far Short for Broadway Producers by Sopan Deb

As the bizarre “Rebecca” case came to a close, a jury awarded the plaintiffs $90,000, a fraction of the $10.6 million they had hoped for.

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‘Rebecca’ Press Agent Found Guilty Of Interfering With Musical To The Tune Of $90K by Jeremy Gerard

After struggling for two days with complex definitions of “defamation,” “tortious interference” and conflicting testimony about a Broadway investor who turned out not…

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REBECCA Trial Update: The Verdict is In! by BroadwayWorld

The seemingly never-ending saga of the ill-fated musical REBECCA, which cancelled its Broadway run in 2012, is at last coming to a close.

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Verdict Reached in Case Between Rebecca Producers and Press Agent Marc Thibodeau by Ryan McPhee

The latest trial concerning the musical that has yet to reach Broadway comes to a close.

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In a court battle over money and reputations, the partnership that sought to bring Rebecca the Musical to Broadway won a token $90,000 damage award against its former press agent and failed …

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Theater News: Indecent's Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman to Lead Post-Show Talkbacks

The new Broadway play is nominated for three Tony Awards.

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Interviews: Sweat and Indecent Are Broadway's Only Plays Directed by Women

Kate Whoriskey and Tony nominee Rebecca Taichman get serious about uncovering unconscious bias on Broadway.

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Cheering The Outer Critics Circle's Awards by Broadwayandme

I promise to get back to talking about shows I've seen soon but as a card-carrying member of the Outer Critics Circle, I feel honor-bound to tout the awards we announced on Monday. The OCC r…

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Photo Flash: Broadway Bee Scores A Record Breaking Success by BroadwayWorld

Monday night in NYC, at Le Poisson Rouge, Broadway Bound Kids scored an impressive success with their second Broadway Bee competition hosted by Rebecca Feldman and Jay Reiss, creators of The…

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Elizabeth McGovern Will Star In Broadway Revival of ‘Time And The Conways’ by Jeremy Gerard

Downton Abbey and Ragtime star Elizabeth McGovern will return to Broadway this fall, 27 years after playing Ophelia to Stephen Lang’s Hamlet. She’ll star in Time and the Conways,…

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DOWNTON ABBEY Star Elizabeth McGovern Will Lead TIME AND THE CONWAYS on Broadway; Rebecca Taichman Set to Direct by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic DirectorCEO just announcedthe new Broadway production of Time and the Conways by J. B. Priestley, directed by Tony nominee Rebecca Taichman I…

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