Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Annual Tony (Or Hamiltony) Nomination Post by Linda

A lot has changed since I started this blog in 2006, but one constant is my annual Tony nomination post. I do this partly for myself, to organize my thoughts after the initial excitement/ang…

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Odds & Ends: Oprah to Star in George C. Wolfe Film, Drama Desk Awards to Add Book Category & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Oprah Winfrey to Star in George C. Wolfe Film Tony winner George C. Wolfe, currently represented on Br…

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Tony Winner George C. Wolfe to Direct Oprah Winfrey in HBO's THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by TV News Desk

Emmywinner and Oscarnominee Oprah Winfrey Selma, The Color Purple, Lee Daniels' The Butler will star in HBO Films' THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, based on Rebecca Skloot's critically …

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/2/16- THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE by Stage Tube

Today in 2005, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it ran for 1136 performances. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a one …

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Sunday, May 1, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 830: Benjamin Benne by Adam Szymkowicz

Benjamin Benne Hometown: Hacienda Heights, CA. It's part of the seemingly endless sprawl of Los Angeles County. Current Town: Seattle, WA. But soon to be Minneapolis, MN. Q:  What…

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Mi tierra, my testimony: a #HamilTestimonio by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Rebecca Martinez. Rebecca Martinez writes about how Hamilton changed her personal relationship to her country.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Rebecca Luker Reveals Her 5 Most Unforgettable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

The three-time Tony nominee, who is playing a limited engagement in Fun Home, looks back on her theatrical career.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

History-Making Women of THE SECRET GARDEN Reunite to Talk Breaking Ground in Musical Theatre by Adam Hetrick

THE SECRET GARDEN co-authors Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman sat down with stars Rebecca Luker and Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan to look back at the birth of a contemporary classic. The post Hi…

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Spotlight On...Mindy Raf by Michael Block

Name: Mindy RafHometown: MichiganEducation: University of MichiganSelect Credits: MTV, VH1, Lifetime, Women in Comedy Festival (Boston), NY Funny Songs Fest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival (Port…

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Theater News: Justin Long, Laila Robins, and More Join 2016 Williamstown Theatre Festival Season

Additional casting also includes Broadway favorites Rebecca Naomi Jones, Jose Llana, and others.

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Grey’s Anatomy’s Kate Walsh, Justin Long & More Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival by Broadway.com

This year’s Williamstown Theatre Festival is looking as starry as ever! Grey’s Anatomy’s Kate Walsh, Justin Long (last season’s An Intervention and Legacy), Grace Gum…

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Kate Walsh, Lindsay Mendez, Justin Long, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Board Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 Season by BroadwayWorld

rtistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced additional casting for the upcoming Williamstown Theatre Festival 2016 Summer Season kicking off June 28 and running through August 21, 2016.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/25/16- THE SECRET GARDEN by Stage Tube

Today in 1991, The Secret Garden opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 709 performances.The Secret Garden is a musical based on the 1911 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson…

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

How Are These Newleyweds Handling the First Year of Marriage With One on Tour? by Whitney Spaner

Former Motown co-stars Rebecca Covington Webber and Donald Webber, Jr. talk about how being separated brings them closer together.

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Friday, April 22, 2016

HEDWIG's Rebecca Naomi Jones Guests on Comedy Central's INSIDE AMY SCHUMER by TV News Desk

Rebecca Naomi Jones, last seen on Broadway as 'Yitzhak' in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, turned to Twitter today to share that she had a guest spot on the first episode of the all-new season of…

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Rebecca Naomi Jones to Host Musical Theatre Factory's April Salon by BroadwayWorld

Musical Theatre Factory MTF will present its monthly Factory Salon with guest host Rebecca Naomi Jones, and featuring the work of Justin Levine Pepper and Sam, Sukari Jones and Ben Krauss, a…

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Girls in White: Songs from the Show at Feinstein's/54 Below! by Michael Block

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents The Girls in White: Songs from the Show on Friday, April 22, 2016. Set in post-depression era Texas, The Girls in White is inspired…

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Interview: Laura Osnes on Her Love of ‘Les Mis’ and ‘Miss Saigon’, Princesses, and Musical Theatre on TV by Jose Solis

In a little under a decade, Laura Osnes has become one of Broadway’s most beloved leading ladies. After making her Broadway debut in the 2007 revival of Grease, she has gone to star in Sou…

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Taming of the Shrew by Sandra Mardenfeld

There must be something in the water ... at least, in Padua. The first of two productions of The Taming of the Shrew featuring an all-female cast opened on April 16 at the Wild Pro…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Theater News: Cast Announced for Rebecca Gilman's Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 at the Goodman

Artistic Director Robert Falls will lead the newly revealed creative team.

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She's a Super Trouper! West End Veteran Linzi Hateley Will Return to London's Mamma Mia by Lindsey Sullivan

This dancing queen will dance again on the West End stage! Linzi Hateley will return to the role of Donna Sheridan in the hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia! at London's Novello Theatre beginnin…

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Casting announced for Goodman's 'Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976' by Morgan Greene

Casting has been completed for Rebecca Gilman's "Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976," the Goodman Theatre announced Wednesday. The production will feature Cliff Chamberlain as Kim Durst, Cor…

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Happy Birthday, Fun Home! Five Star Secrets Beyond the House on Maple Avenue by Lindsey Sullivan

Fun Home has been moving audiences for a whole year now! The landmark musical based on Alison Bechdel's stirring graphic memoir of the same name nabbed five Tony Awards, including B…

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Theater News: Michael Raymond-James and Rebecca Brooksher to Star in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

The classic Tennessee Williams play opens this summer at Berkshire Theatre Group.

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Fun Home Star Rebecca Luker Looks Back on Six Epic YouTube Videos

Rebecca Luker shares the stories behind six of her most popular YouTube clips.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Melissa Errico, Mandy Gonzalez and Rebecca Naomi Jones: This Week in Nightlife by Olivia Clement

We give you the best of concerts, cabarets and after-hour shows!

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Betty Buckley, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Join BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN on 5/1 by BroadwayWorld

Reproductive rights advocacy organizationA is Foris bringing together stars of stage and screen with 'Broadway Acts for Women A Star-Studded Night of Karaoke and Comedy' onMay 1, 2016to Bene…

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Betty Buckley, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Join BROADWAY ACTS FOTR WOMEN on 5/1 by BroadwayWorld

Reproductive rights advocacy organizationA is Foris bringing together stars of stage and screen with Broadway Acts for Women A Star-Studded Night of Karaoke and Comedy onMay 1, 2016to Benefi…

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Lea Salonga Guest Stars on CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Season Finale by TV News Desk

Broadway superstar Lea Salonga guest stars on this week's Season Finale of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND. In the episode titled 'Paula Needs to Get over Josh', Rebecca's relationships are tested as sh…

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

SAG-AFTRA National Board Elects Gabrielle Carteris President, Rebecca Damon EVP by BroadwayWorld

SAG-AFTRA today announced that Gabrielle Carteris was elected president by acclamation in a historic national board vote.

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