Monday, April 19, 2021

John Cameron Mitchell to Star Opposite Kate McKinnon in Joe Exotic Limited Series by Caitlin Moynihan

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens! Tony winner John Cameron Mitchell is set to star as Joe Exotic in an upcoming limited series, according to Variety. Based on the Wondery Podcast of the sa…

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MTC Student Monologue Challenge: Felipe + Colby by Manhattan Theatre Club

This week's monologue was written by Felipe del Rosario, junior at Memorial High School’s Performing Arts Academy, New Jersey, performed by Colby Minifie. To read more about the challenge…

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Slave Play Tony Nominee James Cusati-Moyer Tapped for Shonda Rhimes Series by Lindsey Sullivan

James Cusati-Moyer, who was Tony-nominated for his performance in Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play, has landed a recurring role on Shonda Rhimes’ Netflix series Inventing Anna. According to …

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

Broadway For Biden's Phone Banking Continues Tomorrow With Andrew Barth Feldman, Kait Kerrigan, and More!

Broadway for Biden's weekly phone banking initiative continues tomorrow with Jimmy Award Winner Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Lucille Lortel Award Winner Steven Boyer (Hand to God…

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Monique Coleman, Amber Crawford and More Announced for THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY

New York actor and playwright Robert Galinsky's Off Broadway hit 'The Bench' has announced additional casting, including Monique Coleman (star of Disney's 'High School Musical' franchise), A…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Ms. Broadway February 2020: My Name is Lucy Barton's Laura Linney by JK

Just like our choice for Mr. Broadway this month, our Ms. Broadway is probably better known by the world at large for her TV and film work in such shows as Frasier, Sully, and every iteratio…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

One That Got Away: The Rink by JK

My first exposure to The Rink was, as I look back on it, indicative of my naivete and ignorance of Broadway theater back in early 1985. We were driving home after an evening show, and traff…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Odds & Ends: Anthony Rapp & Ken Ithiphol Announce Engagement & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. To Days of Inspiration! Anthony Rapp & Ken Ithiphol Announce Engagement Anthony Rapp, the beloved actor who originated th…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

John Benjamin Hickey on The Inheritance, Directing Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick in Plaza Suite & More on Show People by

John Benjamin Hickey is back on Broadway in a big way this season. A Tony winner for The Normal Heart, he has lent his talents to many seminal productions on Broadway, including his 1995 deb…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Paul Alexander Nolan, Joaquina Kalukango & More to Star in Slave Play on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed work Slave Play. The previously announced production, directed by Robert O'Hara, will begin previews on Se…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

John Cameron Mitchell on His New Musical Podcast Anthem, Patti LuPone Almost Joining Hedwig and the Angry Inch & More by Caitlin Moynihan

John Cameron Mitchell is a Tony winner who has made his name known for being in Broadway's The Secret Garden, Six Degrees of Separation, Big River and of course, his acclaimed Hedwig and the…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Nantucket Sleigh Ride **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward March 26, 2019: John Guare takes us on a wild romp through personal ups and downs, toxic pop culture, murder mystery tropes, literary and cinema allusions in his off-ki…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Nantucket Sleigh Ride by Sandi Durell

  By Brian Scott Lipton   Will you feel taken for a ride if you head to Lincoln Center’s Mitzi Newhouse Theater to take in John Guare’s “Nantucket Sleigh Ride”? Without question, t…

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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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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Iconic Set Designer Tony Walton by Behind The Curtain

The one and only Tony Walton, one of Broadway's most innovating and influential set designers, invites Rob and Kevin into his apartment to look back on his career which includes the Oscar, t…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Broadway Boys: Mr. February 2019: Frederick Weller by JK

Back in December, we honored the wonderful Gideon Glick as our man of the month. Currently co-starring with Mr. December in To Kill a Mockingbird is Frederick Weller, who plays a w…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Corey Hawkins to Play Benny in In the Heights Film by Andy Lefkowitz

Check one two three. Check one two three. The In the Heights film has found its Benny! Tony nominee Corey Hawkins has been selected to play the strong-voiced featured role in the highly anti…

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Tony Nominee Corey Hawkins Set for In the Heights Movie by Ryan McPhee

The Six Degrees of Separation and Straight Outta Compton actor will play Benny in the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

“Nantucket Sleigh Ride” at Lincoln Center Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The play “Nantucket Sleigh Ride,” a journey filled with elements of fantasy and mysticism starts its previews from February 21, 2019 at LCT’s New Claire Theater. LCT’s website d…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Playing it straight: should gay roles be reserved for gay actors? by Ryan Gilbey

From Freddie Mercury to Queen Anne, awards season is set to be dominated by queer characters played by non-LGBT performers. So is this sexuality’s equivalent of blackface – or is it simp…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

“Choir Boy” Opened January 8, 2019 at the Manhattan Theatre Club at The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Simon Saltzman

Jeremy Pope and members of the cast Photo credit: Matthew MurphyTarell Alvin McCraney's “Choir Boy” premiered at the Manhattan Theatre Club’s Stage II in 2013. It is now in revival wit…

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Apologia *** by Barry Gordin

By Isa Goldberg October 27, 2018:  Just the name of the actor, Stockard Channing, evokes images of a socialite, an elitist, in various forms. It’s an image she has created in numerous …

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Apologia's Stockard Channing on Grease's Legacy, Joining the 'Circus' & More on Show People by

Stockard Channing is back on the New York stage in Alexi Kaye Campbell's Apologia, which is running at the Laura Pels Theatre through December 16. Many fans first started to love Channin…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Star-Packed Cast to Lead John Guare's Nantucket Sleigh Ride at Lincoln Center by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-filled company of stage stars will align in 2019 for Nantucket Sleigh Ride, a new play by Tony winner John Guare (Six Degrees of Separation), arriving at Lincoln Center Theater…

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John Larroquette To Star In New John Guare Play At Lincoln Center Off Broadway by Greg Evans

John Larroquette will star in Nantucket Sleigh Ride, a new play by John Guare directed by Jerry Zaks and heading to Lincoln Center Theater’s Off Broadway Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater in …

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Starry Lifespan of a Fact to Feature Broadway's First All-Female Design Team by Andy Lefkowitz

The upcoming world premiere production of The Lifespan of a Fact will break ground this fall, featuring Broadway's first all-female lineup of designers, according to the production. The …

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE GREAT LEAP by Jennifer Broski

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere production of The Great Leap, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Taibi Magar.The Great Leap stars Ali Ahn 'The Path' on Hulu, Ned E…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

‘I’m fascinated by the law of six degrees of separation’: Artistic director Iwan Lewis on Simon Stephens’ One Minute by Featured Content

Twenty-nine-year-old actor turned artistic director Iwan Lewis makes his directorial debut with a fresh take on Simon Stephens' 2003 play One Minute, as the second offering at the new Barn T…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Ben Schnickel by Zack Calhoon

Ben Schnickel - We Are a Masterpiece is Ben’s fifth production with Retro, having previously appeared in The Butter and Egg Man, An Appeal to the Woman of the House, When You Comin’…

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Stockard Channing to Star in New York Premiere of Alexi Kaye Campbell's Apologia by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony and Emmy Award winner Stockard Channing will return to the New York stage this fall in the off-Broadway premiere of Apologia, a new work by Drama League-nominated playwright Alexi Kaye …

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Allison Janney Wins the Oscar for Performance in I, TONYA by BroadwayWorld

Allison Janney has just won the Academy Award for BestActress in a Leading Role for her performance in I, TONYA. The actress starred as Prudy Pingleton in the big screen adaptation of HAIRSP…

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