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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Friday, August 16, 2019

Laura Pitt-Pulford on Starring in the U.K. Premiere of Falsettos and What Makes Her Feel Like 'Breaking Down' in Real Life by Matt Wolf

Laura Pitt-Pulford was a 2016 Olivier nominee for her zesty alfresco performance at Regent’s Park in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, but the English performer has cut a distinctive swathe…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Princess Diana Bio-Musical Will Transfer to Broadway in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Fresh off an acclaimed run at San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse, the new Princess Diana bio-musical Diana will move to Broadway's Longacre Theatre next year. Previews will begin on March 2, 202…

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Inspiring Change by Angela Tricarico

by Mara Jill Herman (Graphic by Brittney Keim) In 2018, I was…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

For World Snake Day: On Side Show Snake Charmers by Trav S.D.

I was going to share this carte de visite of Mlle. Octavia, Queen of the Reptile World, a star of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and let it go at that for this World Snake Day, but then came acr…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Side Show’ at Wildwood Summer Theatre by Kristin Franco

Sadly, people who are different haven’t always been treated kindly by our society. This is largely true of the Hilton sisters, a pair of conjoined twins that were born in the early twentie…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Broadway's The Cher Show sets closing date for August by Maureen Lee Lenker

Do you believe in Broadway after The Cher Show? You’re gonna have to because the musical, which traces the life of recording icon Cher and features her most beloved songs, has set its clo…

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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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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley To Star In Site Specific, One Woman Show THE PINK UNICORN by BroadwayWorld

Out of the Box Theatrics presents the Off-Broadway Premiere of THE PINK UNICORN by Elise Forier Edie. Directed by Amy Jones, this site-specific one-woman drama stars Tony Award-winner Alice …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The 2019 Tony Awards: Lifetime Achievement in the Theater Honorees by JK

I'm a bad theater fan! I will be out of town when the Tony Award nominations are being announced. Actually, to be more specific, I will be en route to my destination and unable to see them f…

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Watch Laura Osnes and Bonnie Milligan Sing From Side Show by Playbill Staff

The two Broadway stars duetted on "Who Will Love Me As I Am?" at Birdland.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Gattelli to Direct Ripley, Klena, Gehling and More in Reading Of THE SONG OF BERNADETTE by BroadwayWorld

Tony winner Christopher Gattelli Newsies, The Cher Show, My Fair Lady, SpongeBob will direct an invite-only, developmental reading of the new musical,The Song of Bernadette,March 14th amp 15…

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Emily Padgett & Josh Young Welcome Baby Girl Adele May by

Hats off to Broadway couple Emily Padgett and Josh Young, who have announced the birth of their first child, daughter Adele May Young, born on February 3. Padgett and Young were married on J…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

February 2019 Onstage by American Theatre Editors

From a side show to a Cuban-American cigar factory, from 20th-century Harlem to Chicago in the 1920s, check out what is onstage.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Lee Wilkof & More to Join Michael Stuhlbarg in Socrates at the Public by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Tim Blake Nelson's world premiere play Socrates at off-Broadway's Public Theater. The previously announced production, directed by Tony winner Doug …

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Alice Ripley to Star in Gender Identity Drama THE PINK UNICORN This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Out of the Box Theatrics presents the Off-Broadway Premiere ofTHE PINK UNICORNbyElise Forier Edie. Directed by Amy Jones, this site-specific one-woman drama will star Tony Award-winnerAlice …

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

#TBT by JK

As I mourn the loss of Head Over Heels this week, I am reminded of a very similar (and short-lived) show. Music Theatre International describes that show this way: "an anachronisti…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Judy Kaye to Play Queen Elizabeth in World Premiere Princess Diana Musical at La Jolla Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Fresh off a celebrated run as the Dowager Empress in Anastasia on Broadway, two-time Tony winner Judy Kaye has been cast as Queen Elizabeth in Diana, the highly anticipated new musical based…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Broadway Ladies: Ms. Broadway: December 2018 by JK

Her Broadway career spans over two decades, starting with an ensemble role the original cast of Jekyll and Hyde and all the way up to playing and icon's mother in the just-opened The Ch…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Podcast Episode #168 – Tony Nominated Director & Choreographer Bobby Longbottom.

You might think you know Bobby Longbottom from his Tony-nominated Side Show or his work as the Director and Choreographer of one of the largest shows on the planet, The Radio City Christm…

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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Episode 168 – Bobby Longbottom   You might think you know Bobby Longbottom from his Tony-nominated director of Side Show or his work…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Side Show’ at Dundalk Community Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Come See the Freaks!  A typical carney huckster works the crowd during the opening number of Dundalk Community Theatre’s outstanding take on “Side Show,” the musical with a bo…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Chinese Lady by Sandi Durell

  By Marcina Zaccaria   How do we present ourselves?  Who will be there to see us later?  The Chinese Lady begins triumphantly a woman in silks, played by Shannon Tyo, seated c…

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Review: Side Show, Bussey Building by Olivia Lunn

Dom O’Halon’s musical Side Show pays homage to the Siamese twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, staging the tumultuous story of their upbringing, followed by the gloomy realities of celebrator…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Side Show review at CLF Art Cafe, London – ‘enthusiastic but uneven’ by Paul Vale

This is fledgling company Pint of Wine’s first production. Its stated aim is to challenge theatrical convention and push boundaries. Bill Russell

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Monday, October 1, 2018


PRODUCTIONS WORLD PREMIERE Stockholm Syndrome or Remember That Time Jimmy's All American Beefsteak Place Was Taken Over By That Group Of Radicals? Production #1 of Stockholm Syndrome The …

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Friday, August 31, 2018

R.I.P. Ward Hall, King of the Side Show by Trav S.D.

Word is exploding among the sideshow community today that its most revered member, impresario Ward Hall has passed away at age 89. I never had the pleasure (or the honor) of meeting the man,…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Vaudeville and Side Show of Michael Jackson by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of the late Michael Jackson (1958-2009). From a certain perspective you might think he’d be the last artist I’d ever be tempted to write about. He’s S…

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 2) by JK

As we continue to celebrate the start of my 36th year of going to Broadway shows, let's take a look at more of the theaters where I've seen multiple distinct productions. Miss the first part…

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

BWW Interview: Laura Pitt-Pulford and Louis Maskell Talk FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS, Chichester Festival Theatre by Nicole Ackman

Laura Pitt-Pulford and Louis Maskell are returning to their roles in Flowers for Mrs Harris after previously being in the 2016 Sheffield Crucible run. Laura Pitt-Pulford garnered an Olivier …

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