Friday, April 3, 2020

Sunny Showtunes: Take a Break From the Blah, Blah, Blah with SPRING AWAKENING!

Take a minute to ignore all the blah, blah, blah of the news cycle and jump along to this anthem from Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater!

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Collaborates With Deaf West Theatre for a Special Episode by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch a first glimpse as Deaf West Spring Awakening alum Sandra Mae Frank guest stars in the April 5 episode, along with an ensemble of Deaf performers in the NBC musical series.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Mr. Broadway March 2020: Diana's Zach Adkins by JK

This month, we thought we'd highlight a relative newcomer to the theater scene. Including his current role, he's only been in two Broadway shows. But his rise to the male leading role in his…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Broadway's Robi Hager Announces BASIC WITCHES Musical Online Artist Fundraiser

Broadway's Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie, How to Succeed..., Dr. Zhiago) is bringing his musical BASIC WITCHES to the digital screen for one night only for a worthwhile cause.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales: Kathryn Gallagher

Kathryn Gallagher is a singer/songwriter who made her Broadway debut in 2015 in the Deaf West revival of Spring Awakening. She currently appears as Annika Atwater in the show YOU on Netflix,…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Jonathan Groff! Check Out Clips From HAMILTON, GLEE, SPRING AWAKENING, FROZEN, and More!

Happy Birthday, Jonathan Groff! To celebrate, we're rounding up some of our favorite performances, from Spring Awakening, to Glee, to Hamilton, and much more!

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From Melchior to Seymour: Celebrate Jonathan Groff on His Birthday by Playbill Staff

The actor, known for his performances in Spring Awakening and Hamilton, celebrates his birthday March 26.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Making the Music: How Duncan Sheik Wrote "Don't Do Sadness" From Spring Awakening

This is the first of a three-part series featuring the composer.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Daily Distraction: Jessica Walter Experiences a Spring Awakening on 90210 by Ryan McPhee

Self-isolation is no excuse to not “sing like your privates are on fire.”

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

A Look at Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele in the Original Broadway Production of Spring Awakening by Nathan Skethway

Jagged Little Pill star Kathryn Gallagher recommends the original Broadway cast recording of the 2006 rock musical.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Tony Nominee Michael Arden!

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and director Michael Arden about Joni Mitchell's 1971 album 'Blue.' They also discuss Audra McDonald, Ricky Ian Gordon, 'Follies,' Alexandra Sil…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Steven Sater Talks Adapting Alice By Heart From Musical to YA Novel, the Future of the Show, and What's Actually Happening with the Spring Awakening M

Tony Award winner Steven Sater talks about his love of literature, adapting his musical Alice By Heart into a young adult novel, and the future of the Spring Awakening movie.

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Friday, March 6, 2020

BWW Blog: By Training, I Learned to Trust by Alexandra Rigby

NEW YORK'S Atlantic Theater Company is home to many high-profile Off-Broadway shows, some of which transfer to Broadway, including the Tony-winning musicals The Band's Visit and Spring Awake…

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Watch New Music Video for Serenbe Playhouse’s Site-Specific Spring Awakening by Ruthie Fierberg

Hear members of the cast at the famed Georgia venue sing “Touch Me” from the Duncan Sheik-Steven Sater musical.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon and More to Star in World Premiere of BLACK NO MORE

The New Group will launch its 2020-2021 Season with Black No More, featuring Book by John Ridley (Oscar winner 12 Years a Slave), Music and Lyrics by Tarik Trotter (Black Thought of The Roo…

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

From Audrey II to The Other Two! Little Shop's Gideon Glick Books Recurring Role on Comedy Central Series by Andy Lefkowitz

Gideon Glick is headed to the small screen. The Tony-nominated star, currently delighting audiences as Seymour Krelborn in Little Shop of Horrors, has been cast in a recurring role on the C…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Noir, New Musical from Duncan Sheik, Kyle Jarrow & Darko Tresjnak, Sets 2021 World Premiere in Texas by Andy Lefkowitz

A Broadway-pedigree musical has booked a world premiere staging in Houston, Texas. Noir, a new tuner from Duncan Sheik, Kyle Jarrow and Darko Tresjnak, will make its debut appearance at the …

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Monday, February 24, 2020

David Yazbek to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with Lilli Cooper

David Yazbek will return to Feinstein's/54 Below with the star of his recent Broadway show Tootsie, Tony® nominee Lilli Cooper (SpongeBob SquarePants, Spring Awakening) on Friday, March 27 …

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Krysta Rodriguez to Play Liza Minnelli in Ryan Murphy's Halston Series for Netflix by Diep Tran

Producer Ryan Murphy has released the first look at his upcoming Halston series on Netflix, starring Ewan McGregor as the famed fashion designer who designed for Jackie Kennedy and who the…

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Tony Nominee Michael Arden Will Make His Feature Film Directing Debut in The Book of Ruth by Michael Appler

Michael Arden, who was Tony nominated for directing the revivals of Spring Awakening (2016) and Once on This Island (2018), will make his feature film debut directing The Book of Ruth, a…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Today on Broadway: Monday, February 17, 2020 by James Marino

AMERICAN UTOPIA can’t get enough of Broadway, This Week’s Show Schedule, ALW’s CINDERELLA finds its Ella, BLACK ORPHEUS on track for Broadway bow, JAGGED LITTLE PILL brawl Patreon: Bro…

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Sunday, February 16, 2020

This Week on Broadway for February 16, 2020: Hamlet @ St. Ann’s Warehouse by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Romeo & Bernadette to transfer, 54 Sings Lovesong @ 54 Below, Spring Awakening @ Round House Theatre, Seesaw @ Theatre Ro…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Call Answered: Jesse Markowitz: Royal Caribbean: Harmony of the Seas by Adam Rothenberg

I have known Jesse Markowitz for many years now, meeting through my friend (and Call Me Adam theme song writer Bobby Cronin). It’s amazing that it took so many years for our schedules to l…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Duncan Sheik Created a Monster by Variety

The Tony-winning composer, whose latest musical "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" is now playing Off Broadway, talks the Buddhist mafia, his controversial thoughts about songs forwardi…

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David Jeffery Makes Broadway Debut as Connor Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen by Andy Lefkowitz

David Jeffery, a rising star who has been part of the Toronto and touring companies of Dear Evan Hansen, takes over the role of Connor Murphy in the Broadway production beginning on February…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Is theater director Alan Paul the hardest-working man in D.C. showbiz? by Thomas Floyd

The prolific 35-year-old’s latest project, after “Cabaret” and “Peter Pan and Wendy,” is “Spring Awakening” at Round House.

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Jeremy Jordan to take over role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors revival by Ruth Kinane

There’s a new florist sprouting on Skid Row! On Wednesday, producers of the critically-acclaimed Off Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors announced that Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Supe…

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Sater Says “Alice by Heart” Return & “Spring Awakening” Film in the Works, Star-Studded Tribute to Jerry Herman, Liza’s Ready to Act Again Patreon: BroadwayRadio…

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5 Things Steven Sater Learned Adapting His Musical Alice by Heart Into a New Novel by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-winning Spring Awakening librettist lets readers in on his process of a new kind of adaptation.

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UK Rent revival by & Juliet director Luke Sheppard #WestEndWishlist

For any musicals fan, it’s highly likely that you’re a fan of the iconic musical Rent and so naturally a revival has been desperately awaited! After 525,600 minutes and then some, the n…

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