Friday, October 27, 2023

Louise Dearman and Rachel Tucker Will Star in Side Show at the London Palladium by Andrew Gans

Emma Butler will direct the concert of the Henry Krieger and Bill Russell musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:13AM
Friday, October 20, 2023

Name That Show: 1990s Broadway Songs by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 1990s. You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included here, but how familiar …

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Monday, October 2, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers I've been so fortunate to see some of the greatest stage designs of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Many of the master in…

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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

An inside look at the making of a Broadway musical in ‘Bill Russell: My Side of the Show’ at NYC’s Birdland by Deb Miller

In the one-night-only New York premiere of Bill Russell: My Side of the Show at Birdland Jazz Club on Monday, September 25, the Tony-nominated librettist and lyricist traced the development …

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Monday, September 25, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: 2003 - 2013: The Standout Performances by JK

40 Years of Broadway: 2003-2013:The Standout Performances Over the years, I've had the great privilege of seeing some of the greatest performers in Broadway history. Some I've caught at th…

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

‘Side Show’ Scribe Bill Russell Prepares to Tell His “Side of the Show” at Birdland by Billy

Tony-nominee Bill Russell will take Birdland audiences on a special journey through his creative journey on cult musical "Side Show." The post ‘Side Show’ Scribe Bill Russell Prepares to…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 03:49PM
Friday, August 25, 2023

Upcoming Cabaret Shows by Sandi Durell

Jaime Lozano & The Familia – Bill Russell – Judi Mark . . . BILL RUSSELL, who received Tony Award nominations for his book and lyrics of Side Show, will share the story of that music…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:50AM
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Thursday, May 11, 2023

SOUL DOCTOR Movie Musical to Debut in Theaters This June Starring Josh Young, Nya, Emily Padgett & More

The film stars Tony Award® nominee Josh Young (Broadway’s Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita) as Shlomo, Nya (star of the recent Cleopatra and the Broadway revival of Caroline or Change) as…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:48PM
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

BRENDA AND BILLY Short Film Starring Santino Fontana And Sarah Stiles To Premiere At Tribeca Film Festival

A new short film Brenda & Billy and the Pothos Plant, written and directed by Dave Solomon (Side Show, Pump up the Volume, photo op) and starring Tony winner Santino Fontana (Tootsie, �…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:54PM
Friday, March 31, 2023

Chicago to Welcome New Principal Cast Members by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-winning revival of Chicago has announced a trio of new stars. Beginning on April 10, Kimberly Marable will take over as Velma Kelly and Liam Fennecken will step into the role …

SOURCE: at 11:12AM
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Charlotte d’Amboise & Ryan Silverman Set Return to Broadway's Chicago by Caitlin Moynihan

The razzle dazzle continues! Charlotte d’Amboise and Ryan Silverman will again return to Broadway's Chicago as Roxie Hart and Billy Flynn. They will begin performances at the Ambassador T…

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin Talk City of Angels by Lauren Van Hemert

About the Guests Adam Halpin Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, Glory Days. Off-Broadway: Daddy Long Legs, Rent, Dogfight. National Tours: Come From Away, Kinky Boots, Rent. Select Regional: Chess …

SOURCE: Beltline to Broadway at 05:29PM
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

David McDonald Dead at 63 by Margaret Hall

Mr. McDonald was a member of the original Broadway companies of Side Show and Doctor Zhivago.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM

David McDonald, Who Appeared on Broadway in Mamma Mia!, Side Show & More, Dies at 63 by Caitlin Moynihan

David McDonald, a Broadway alum whose careers spans over four decades, died on July 13. He was 63.  Born in January 1989 in Denver, Colorado, McDonald's acting career included six Broadway…

SOURCE: at 12:12PM
Friday, July 22, 2022

Charity Angél Dawson to Join Broadway's Chicago as Matron 'Mama' Morton by Caitlin Moynihan

Charity Angél Dawson will join the cast of Broadway's long-running Chicago as Matron "Mama" Morton on August 1 at the Ambassador Theatre. She replaces Tony winner Jennifer Holliday who …

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

Seeing Myself in 'Company' for the First Time - A slightly rearranged revival gave me a new appreciation of one of my favorite musicals by Daniel Guss

A slightly rearranged revival gave me a new appreciation of one of my favorite musicals --- Something was different about this revival of Company. With the revival of any musical, there are …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, April 7, 2022

See Who's Bringing Side Show to White Plains Performing Arts Center by Logan Culwell-Block

The Westchester, New York, venue has released full casting for the upcoming production, which starts April 22.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:54PM
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

REVIEW: Assassins by JK

Review of the Sunday, January 23, 2022 matinee performance at the Classic Stage Company in New York City. Starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gavinson, Lee Harrington, Bianca Ho…

SOURCE: at 08:54PM
Monday, January 17, 2022

See Brad Oscar Reminisce About Something Rotten!, The Addams Family & More by Lindsey Sullivan

With Broadway credits like The Producers, Spamalot, The Addams Family, Something Rotten! and most recently, Mrs. Doubtfire, Brad Oscar is a musical comedy stalwart. On the most recent episod…

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

Call Answered: Andy Gale: Director, Kathleen Turner's Finding My Voice by Adam Rothenberg

Andy Gale is a director, actor and vocal coach who has spent nearly 50 years in show business! He has directed various stage productions of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and Audra…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 09:48PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Alice Ripley to Reprise Tony-Winning Role in Immersive Production of Next to Normal in Spain by Lindsey Sullivan

Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal will premiere in Barcelona next summer with an immersive production. The staging, directed by Simon Pittman, will be…

SOURCE: at 12:36PM
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Oscar Winner Bill Condon to Direct Guys and Dolls Movie Remake by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar-winning director Bill Condon is getting ready to rock the boat! According to Deadline, Condon is set to direct the upcoming Guys and Dolls movie remake at TriStar Pictures. The projec…

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Jenn Colella Shares How a Home Production of OKLAHOMA! Gave Her the Theater Bug by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview HERE: Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Jenn Colella, wh…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:03PM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 15, 1995: One of the 90s most interesting and underrated musicals, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, opened at th…

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Friday, May 21, 2021

Antonio Banderas, Kerry Ellis, Layton Williams, More Featured in New, Showstopping The Theatre Channel Episode by Bethany Rickwald

The sixth episode of the series features songs from A Chorus Line, Side Show, and other favorites.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:33PM
Monday, May 17, 2021

Alice Ripley - Millennium Stage (February 15, 2012) by The Kennedy Center

The Tony Award winner, known for her roles in such Broadway hits as Side Show and Next to Normal, offers a cabaret performance featuring some of Broadway’s most memorable tunes. Subscribe…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:42AM
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Hot Clip of the Day: The Terrific Norm Lewis Sings Glorious SIDE SHOW Number

Mr. Norm Lewis will be appearing on Broadway Profiles this Sunday March 21st at 6pm EST (for tri-staters!) on PIX11. When thinking of a clip to highlight this beloved Tony Award nominated pe…

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 11:12AM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 16, 2007: The future Tony-winning Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? opens at the …

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

"Hit Songs" From Broadway Misfires: Promising Opening Numbers by JK

Picture it. You are settled into your seat in a Broadway theater, the room abuzz, the energy is one of great expectation. You are at a "highly anticipated" new musical, written by an accompl…

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 9 - 15 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 9 - 15 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 Chita Rivera (center) in The Rink February 9, 1984: Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli open in The Rink at the Mart…

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater