Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Full Casting Set for Primary Stages' World Premiere On That Day in Amsterdam by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming world premiere staging of On That Day in Amsterdam, a new play written by Clarence Coo (The Birds of Empathy) and directed by Kareem Fahmy (Once). The pr…

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Diary: Pastor really driven insa-a-a-a-a-ane by Rocky Horror Show’s Time Warp by Tabard

Some people are just so easily offended these days. Tabard recently wrote about the fury of one reader of the Sun, who

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Wangechi Mutu: A New Face for the Met by Artsjournal1

“Nourished by Kenyan culture, the transnational artist is filling the niches on the Fifth Avenue facade, for the first time in the Met’s history. It’s a step on the museum’s rocky ro…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Taps Witness Uganda, Rocky, and More for 2020 Season by Olivia Clement

The arts organization also announces it is re-branding as The Rev Theatre Company.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Hercules musical is a stage adaptation filled with heroics and heart by Jessica Derschowitz

As August comes to a close and September takes its place, the hottest ticket in town for New York theatergoers isn’t perma-hit Hamilton or this year’s Tonys champ Hadestown, it’s a dif…

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Avalanche: A Love Story review – Maxine Peake traverses the rocky terrain of IVF by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

Roslyn Packer Theatre, SydneyPeake skilfully navigates the painful, raw experience of struggling to conceive in this stage adaptation of Julia Leigh’s memoir In Avalanche: A Love Story, Ju…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Raul Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More Set for New York Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Seared by Lindsey Sullivan

Order up! Casting has been announced for the New York premiere of Seared by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck. Four-time Tony nominee Raúl Esparza will …

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

‘This is a show of quality’: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW – Touring – King’s Theatre, Glasgow by Lauren Humphreys

There are few shows that pack more entertainment into two hours, and few that stand up to repeat viewing like Rocky Horror. Hands-down one of the best musicals of all time and with this firs…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Exclusive! Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour Will Star Dan'yelle Williamson, Alex Hairston & Olivia Elease Hardy by Ryan Gilbert

Lookin' for some hot stuff! Three mega-talented stars have been selected to lead the upcoming national tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. The production will be headlined by Dan'yelle…

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Summer To Travel Across North America – Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The National Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, launching this fall In Rochester, New York, has it’s cast. Dan’yelle Williamson (Memphis, Rocky) will play “Diva Donna,” Alex H…

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Out of Love traces the rocky path of the lifespan of a friendship by Kt Hawbaker

Elinor Cook's drama gets a gritty and tender U.S. premiere from Interrobang Theatre Project. Gender isn't binary. It's an idea that should also apply to depictio…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Tony Winner Alice Ripley, Ain't Too Proud Star Ephraim Sykes & More Set for This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Karen Azenberg by Zack Calhoon

KAREN AZENBERG us the Artistic Director at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC), one of the country’s leading regional theatres and proud a professional arts affiliate of the University of Utah. …

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Monday, August 12, 2019

'Gem of the Ocean' hits a few rocky spots on the way to opening; Denzel Washington pays a visit. by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Previews of “Gem of the Ocean” have been curtailed by challenges at the Hill District site, but the play is expected to open as scheduled.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Around the U.S.A in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Rockies by JK

As the summer boils on... a trip to the crisp cool air and stunning vistas of the Rocky Mountains sounds like bliss to us! Can't get there? How about getting there via our favorite outlet fr…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Renée Fleming Tapped to Lead Aspen Music’s Opera Program by Dan Meyer

Houston Grand Opera artistic director Patrick Summer also joins the Rocky Mountain venue.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Jennifer Mudge by Zack Calhoon

JENNIFER MUDGE: Broadway: The Philanthropist (Roundabout), Rocky (Winter Garden), Reckless (MTC/2nd Stage). West End: The End of Longing (Playhouse Theatre). Off- Broadway: Of Good Stock (MT…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Rocky Bleier will be among 'A Few Good Men' in Pittsburgh Public's season opener by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Steelers great will play a judge in select performances of the Aaron Sorkin play that was made into an Oscar-nominated film.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

BWW Interview: Stage and Screen Star Kevin Cahoon Talks Joining Cast of GLOW for Season 3

Kevin Cahoon will co-star on the new season of Glow when it drops August 9th. Cahoon starred on Broadway asEd the Hyena in The Lion King and went on to be the stand by for John Cameron Mi…

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Alison Luff & Mark Evans Join Broadway's Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented stage alums Alison Luff and Mark Evans head back to Broadway on July 23, taking over the lead roles of Jenna and Dr. Pomatter in the hit musical Waitress. They replace Shoshana Bean…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sonny Tufts: His Bite Was Worse Than His Bark by Trav S.D.

Today Sonny Tufts (1911-1970) may best be known as a punchline. In the 1960s, many years after he had ceased to be a marquee name, joking references to Tufts were made on Rocky and Bullwinkl…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Alex Timbers by Billboard

The Tony-nominated director of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Rocky, Beetlejuice and Moulin Rouge (among others) reflects on his career in theater. For information regarding your data privac…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Mark Evans to Join Broadway's Waitress as Dr. Pomatter by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark Evans is headed back to the stage in a Broadway hit. The New York and West End theater alum will don the stethoscope of Dr. Pomatter in the Tony-nominated musical Waitress beginning o…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Conference Call: Michael Garin & Mardie Millit: "Michael & Mardie...And Other Delights" at Urban Stages by Adam Rothenberg

After reading Michael Garin & Mardie Millit’s bio on their website, I couldn’t resist accepting the opportunity to interview them! Their bio is one of the more fun bios I have read: …

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘King Kong’ to close on Aug. 18 by Caitlin Huston

“King Kong” will play its final performance on Aug. 18. The musical, produced by Carmen Pavlovic and Roy Furman, will have played 324 performances and 29 previews at the time of closing.…

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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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