Friday, January 5, 2024

Video: Josh Gad Shares Hysterical Rehearsal Footage from GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!

As Gutenberg! The Musical! enters its final weeks of Broadway performances, Josh Gad has taken to Instagram to share some never before scene footage of how the show came together in the rehe…

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Shirine Babb's Backstage Tour of Her Dressing Room | THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE by A Beautiful Noise Musical

The story of the legendary Neil Diamond comes to life on stage in a gripping and uplifting new musical. Now on Broadway. Tickets now on sale! Learn more about #ABeautifulNoiseMusical at htt…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Pasadena Playhouse’s Danny Feldman, and the Architects of LA’s Bethesda Rep by Steven Morris

Ring in the Old, Ring in the New By Steven Leigh Morris Michael Hayden, Sarah Uriarte Berry, in “A Little Night Music” (2023) at the Pasadena Playhouse (Photo by Jeff Lorch) Danny Feld…

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Saturday, December 30, 2023

Photos: See Harmony's Comedian Harmonists Judge the Hadestown Dressing Room Door Decorating Contest by Molly Higgins

The cast of the new musical stopped by the Walter Kerr Theatre between shows.

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Photos: The Comedian Harmonists of HARMONY Judge HADESTOWN Holiday Dressing Room Door Contest

The Harmonists from Harmony on Broadway, Danny Kornfeld, Sean Bell, Eddie Grey, Eric Peters and Blake Roman, were invited between shows on Wednesday by the company of “Hadestown” to be t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:12AM
Friday, December 29, 2023

My Own Take: Stephen Sondheim's Final Musical -- "Here We Are" by Frank Rizzo

The show: “Here We Are” at The Shed at Hudson Yards in New York City When it was announced nearly 10 years ago that Stephen Sondheim would be collaborating with playwright David Ives on …

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 05:53PM
Thursday, December 28, 2023

Lance Bass Joins SCISSORHANDS: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE as Producer; Production Aims for NYC, London, Toronto

SCISSORHANDS: A Musical Tribute ran from November through January 2023 at The Bourbon Room. Lance Bass has joined the Scissorhands as a producer, as the production eyes a run in NYC, London,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:49PM

Queen Latifah on Receiving a Kennedy Center Honor by The Kennedy Center Queen Latifah reflects on the heartfelt presence of her friends who came to honor her, expressing the profound significance of having her fami…

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Tuesday, December 26, 2023

The Weekly Grail with Spamalot's Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Episode 6: Swing Nation by Darryn King

Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Spamalot’s under-the-weather Lady of the Lake, is here to ceremonially grant viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the musical comedy now playing at the St. Jame…

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Saturday, December 23, 2023

Cabaret – Music Upcoming by Sandi Durell

Drew Gasparini/54 Below – Richard C. Walter/54 Below – Alysha Umpress & Jeff Blumenkrantz/The Green Room 42 – Fifth Avenue a Jazz Musical Comedy/Don’t Tell Mama – Deborah Stone…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:15AM
Friday, December 22, 2023

Video: The Company of OUR CLASS At Brooklyn Academy of Music Meets the Press!

Our Class, the contemporary, award-winning play by Tadeusz Slobodzianek and directed by Ukrainian-born, Jewish director Igor Golyak will see a completely new production and its New York prem…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:00PM

Broadway Games: Theater Vocabulary-ish Quiz by JK

I thought we'd have a nice, easy quiz to send us off on the holiday weekend. So, here's a vocabulary-ish quiz on theater related words. You probably know them all... Broadway Games: Theate…

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Thursday, December 21, 2023

“Black Panther” in Concert at the NY Phil, Dec. 20–23 by New York Philharmonic

Wakanda Forever! Audiences are loving the experience of seeing Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” in Concert with the NY Phil, conducted by Anthony Parnther. Be sure to stop by the lobby …

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:36PM

Alysha Umphress Reuniting With Jeff Blumenkrantz for Green Room 42 Show by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway favorites will be joined by special guest star Kenita R. Miller.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Tuesday, December 19, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Jason Kravits by Zack Calhoon

  Jason Kravits has been fortunate enough to appear on stages and screens, large and small for over 30 years. He is probably best known for his long-running role as Richard Bay on ABC�…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 12:24PM
Monday, December 18, 2023

Appropriate review – Sarah Paulson wows in blazing tragicomic drama by Adrian Horton

Helen Hayes Theater, New York The star is astonishing in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s funny yet moving Broadway debut about a complicated family reunion If you grew up with it, there’s somet…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:18PM

A Permanent Image by Steven Morris

Scott Jackson, Terry Davis, Dalia Vosylius (Photo by Alex Moy) Reviewed by Martίn Hernández Pacific Resident Theatre Through January 14 RECOMMENDED It would not be Christmas without family…

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‘There’s just this wave of love!’ Hannah Waddingham on Emmys, Eurovision and her wildest year ever by Emine Saner

She upstaged Croatian punks in Liverpool, said farewell to Ted Lasso – and had her own spectacular festive special. The star talks first love, fear and finding mega fame in her 40s When sh…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM
Sunday, December 17, 2023

Pirates! review – buccaneering adventure and fizzing family fun by Lyndsey Winship

The Place, LondonThough often more associated with abstract contemporary dance, Scottish Dance Theatre prove more than adept at bringing tales of daring on the high seas to a younger audienc…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:42PM

My drag persona gave me a way to exist in the world – and a route back to the family I’d lost by Ginger Johnson

For years, Ginger Johnson imagined life as a tragedy playing out – until she decided to reframe it as a comedy There was a hula-hooper, a juggler, a mime and a comic on our 2015 Christmas …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:32PM
Friday, December 15, 2023
Thursday, December 14, 2023

Cabaret – Music Upcoming by Sandi Durell

Lisa Howard/54Below – Felicia Finely/Green Room 42 – James Barbour/Birdland – NYPops/Montego Glover – Andrea McArdle/54Below James Barbour returns to Birdland with his annual Holiday…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:02PM

Moulin Rouge! May Be Hot—But ‘Team Satine’ Dresser Aharon Simone Keeps it Chill by Hayley Levitt

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is Broadway’s sparkling diamond—a glittering display of opulence that makes it one of the most sensorially satisfying productions in New York City. Catherine Z…

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The Broadway Show: Jordan Fisher on Going Down to HADESTOWN by

Livin’ it up on top! The Broadway Show host Tamsen Fadal chats with HADESTOWN’s new leading man Jordan Fisher in his dressing room at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Get tickets: https://www.b…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:48AM
Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Hear From Jordan Fisher, Amber Ruffin and More on The Broadway Show! Watch the Premiere! by

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, you can watch the episode's YouTube premiere at 5PM ET on Wednesday, December 13. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this…

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The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 12/16/23 - Jordan Fisher, Sandra Bernhard and More by

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, you can watch the episode's YouTube premiere at 5PM ET on Wednesday, December 13. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this e…

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Ian McKellen reprises Hamlet for new film version by Chris Wiegand

Actor plays Shakespeare’s tragic prince in film shot at Theatre Royal Windsor, where he starred in a 2021 stage version Ian McKellen has reprised the role of Hamlet for a new film version …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM

Ian McKellen becoming Mother Goose: Frederic Aranda’s best photograph by Interview By Ryan Gilbey

‘He’s in his dressing room, minutes before going on stage as a panto dame. “Snap away,” he said. “Whatever you like. You don’t need to ask.” So I felt free to get stuck in’ …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:06AM

Drag Race Star Alaska's DRAG: The Musical Will Return to Hollywood's Bourbon Room Ahead of NYC Run by Molly Higgins

The musical tells the story of two rival drag bars fighting for survival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM

by JK

ReDISCoveries: The Beautiful Game (Original Cast Recording) Jeff has kindly invited me to revisit and review some of the older cast recordings in my collection. Every other week or so, I’l…

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