Wednesday, June 19, 2019

300 Shows: Guilty Pleasures and the Worst Shows by JK

Ah, reminiscing... So, over the first 300 Broadway shows, I've enjoyed many a show that others dislike. You know the ones I'm talking about - shows that are "too popular," "too silly," or a …

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Behind the Scenes at The Lion King With Pride Lands Prince Bradley Gibson by Broadway Direct

Bradley Gibson joined the Broadway company of Disney’s The Lion King last summer after stints in the original casts of Rocky and A Bronx Tale. Playing the coveted role of Simba has been a …

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Vanessa Hudgens, Hailey Kilgore & More to Lead Reading of Ingrid Michaelson's The Notebook Musical with Powerhouse Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Vanessa Hudgens and Hailey Kilgore are among a starry cast set to headline Powerhouse Theater's upcoming reading of Ingrid Michaelson's stage adaptation of The Notebook. Tony nominee Michae…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Star as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard at North Shore Music Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Alice Ripley will find new ways to dream this fall, when the Tony-winning star headlines a new production of Sunset Boulevard at North Shore Music Theatre. Ripley, who originated the role o…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Odds & Ends: Joel Grey to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Bay Street Theater & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Joel Grey to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Bay Street Theater Long Island's Bay Street Theater has announced that awa…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Christina Liang by Zack Calhoon

Christina Liang (actor) Her credits include Quack (Alley Theatre), Issei, He Say (NJ Rep), In The Line (Project Y Theatre), A Christmas Carol (ACT), Ah, Wilderness (ACT), Love and Infor…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Photographer Laura Aguilar invited viewers to take a long, hard look at all her imperfections by Ionit Behar

A career retrospective at the National Museum of Mexican Art shows an artist dealing with the complexities of her identity. In 1996, the self-taught photographer…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Actor Dan Chameroy tackles two roles at Stratford Festival by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

Dan Chameroy, the Stratford Festival’s Dr. Frank-N-Furter from last year’s The Rocky Horror Show, returns as another screamingly funny eccentric in Little Shop of Horrors. But it’s his…

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The Mushroom Cure chronicles one man's quest for relief from OCD by Kt Hawbaker

If you've ever been to a 12 Step meeting, this will feel familiar. After undergrad, I spent a dreary year in social work. I was terrible at it for a number of re…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Travis Moser Interview: "Just One Look: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt" at The Green Room 42 by Adam Rothenberg

I love it when my talented friends do great things! Travis Moser is debuting a brand new concert which excites me to no end because he presenting Just One Look: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt a…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

The Lion King's Bradley Gibson & Aladdin's Adam Hyndman Are Engaged by Andy Lefkowitz

Exciting news about a pair of Disney on Broadway vets! Bradley Gibson, who is currently headlining The Lion King as Simba, and Adam Hyndman, who has been seen as Prince Abdullah in Aladdin,…

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David Bedella to Sing Pop Hits in West End's Max Martin Musical & Juliet by Andy Lefkowitz

Two-time Olivier-winning actor David Bedella has joined the cast of the highly anticipated new Max Martin musical & Juliet, a feminist reimagining of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet se…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Beetlejuice comes to Broadway with a fun jaunt through the Netherworld: EW review by Nick Romano

There was a slight air of Rocky Horror Picture Show on Broadway last week, only the show was Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the Tim Burton cult classic. Patrons, some with orange hair, …

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Broadway's a Real Drag by JK

With Santino Fontana opening tonight in Tootsie, once again, Broadway has one of its favorite things - an actor in drag. This season's Torch Song is also a potential nominee this season, i…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Winter Garden Theatre Marquees by JK

This was the marquee when I was born. An omen? Yes. When I see Beetlejuice next month, it will be the 5th different show I've seen at the Winter Garden Theatre. I've been seeing shows on Br…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Citizens of Mockingbird: Dakin Matthews on the Good Old Boy Who Rules Over the Courtroom with Wisdom and Wit by Paul Wontorek

In adapting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird for the stage, award-winning scribe Aaron Sorkin looked at the iconic characters of the recently named "best-loved" American novel with fre…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

‘Has some real highlights’: ROCKY HORROR SHOW – Touring by Shanine Salmon

I love Rocky Horror. Yes, it is a bit camp, yes it may not have aged that well, but it is a good night out with catchy songs, audience participation and one of the finest characters to grace…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

TBT: Look Back on The Stage Creds of the Men of Burn This

Take a look back at the stage work by Burn This stars Adam Driver, Brandon Uranowitz, & David Furr.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

50 Years, 50 States by Mo Brady

by Kevin Carolan Kevin Carolan in Sioux Falls, SD You would th…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Watch the Hamilton casts have a Fosse dance-off by Lexi Vollero

The official @HamitonMusical Twitter account has declared war — with an extra special weapon: Fosse’s famed dance moves. Tonight marks the premiere of FX TV series Fosse/Verdon, detaili…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Call Answered: Caitlin Lee Reid: "Lezzie with A "Z" at The Duplex by Adam Rothenberg

Love, loss, and homage are three things I enjoy learning about. So when I read that Caitlin Lee Reid’s Lezzie With A “Z”, an tribute to Liza Minnelli’s 1972 filmed theatrical event L…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Sing-A-Long Musicals Are Becoming A Thing by Artsjournal

Of course, in your traditional theatre experience, you go to listen to the performers. But just as audiences have been joining in for showings of Rocky Picture Horror and Sound of Music, the…

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Stratford Festival extends Antoni Cimolino’s contract as festival reports sixth straight surplus by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

In 2018, the festival made a $1.9-million surplus and earned its highest ticket revenue in 10 years, in part due to the popularity of The Rocky Horror Show.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Call Redialed: NEW Emily Kratter Interview: "Strangers in the World" at Axis Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

It’s so great getting to catch up with rising actress Emily Kratter. I’m thrilled she answered my call again! We first talked 2 years ago when Emily was appearing in Axis Theatre’s pro…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

You Can Now Stay Overnight in the Castle from THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW by Marika O'Hara

The castle that served as the home of Dr. Frank-N-Furter when the movie was made in 1975 is actually called Oakley Court and has since been converted into a luxury hotel. While the hotel has…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

VIDEO: On This Day, March 13- ROCKY Knocks Out Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

Put up your dukes today as we take step into the ring to celebrate the musical theatre take on the 1976 Best Picture, Rocky, which opened on Broadway on this day in 2014.

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Music Theatre International Acquires Worldwide Licensing Rights to Rocky Musical by Logan Culwell-Block

The Ahrens and Flaherty musical, based on the hit 1976 film and featuring a book co-written by Sylvester Stallone, played Broadway in 2014.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

James Bay at The Beacon Theatre, New York by Blouinartinfo

The Beacon Theatre in New York presents James Bay, the Grammy-nominated musician along with special guest Noah Kahan. Bay will be on stage on March 12 and 13, 2019.“Electric Light” is th…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

American Conservatory Theater Taps Caryl Churchill, Will Eno, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins for 2019–2020 Season by Adam Hetrick

Also announced are The Rocky Horror Show and the world premiere of Kate Attwell’s Testmatch.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Adam Bertocci by Zack Calhoon

Adam Bertocci is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. His work has been praised by Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, The New Republic, GQ, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Back Stage…

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Sunday, March 3, 2019

Dying in Boulder: Karma, Conflict, and Cultural Appropriation by Michael Sommers

★★ A new play set in Colorado turns into a Rocky Mountain downer The post Dying in Boulder: Karma, Conflict, and Cultural Appropriation appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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