Friday, September 18, 2020

VIDEO: Samantha Massell, Ben Fankauser and Alex Wyse Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Song

Veteran Broadway performers Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, The Flamingo Kid), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies, Beautiful), and Alex Wyse (Waitress, Spring Awakening) perform Avinu Malkeinu t…

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Ms. Broadway August 2020: Mean Girls' Krystina Alabado by JK

Of the current Plastics over at Mean Girls, Krystina Alabado has the most seasoned and lengthy resumé. That's no slight to the other actresses, of course, but they are in good company. She…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Christy Altomare to Star in Joni: The Musical Developmental Reading by Caitlin Moynihan

Christy Altomare will be taking on the role of Grammy-winning folk artist Joni Mitchell in an upcoming developmental reading of Joni: The Musical. The new musical, written by Georgeta Rae, w…

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Broadway Actor-Writers Wesley Taylor & Alex Wyse Sign With ICM Partners For Literary Representation by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Broadway and TV writers, actors and directors Wesley Taylor and Alex Wyse have signed with ICM Partners for literary representation across all media. Taylor is best known for perf…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Spring Awakening Tour Sings Cut "A Comet On Its Way"

"Spring and Summer, ev'ry other day." As summer is winding down, we thought this cut tune from Duncan Sheik's Spring Awakening seemed like an appropriate throwback. The song is said to have …

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Insurers Battle Broadway Theater Owner Over Pandemic Payout by Marc Hershberg

The Broadway theater owner that gave a home to the original production of Spring Awakening now finds itself the victim of a rude awakening.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Lea Michele & Husband Zandy Reich Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Lea Michele and Zandy Reich are parents. Their son Ever Leo was born on August 20, according to People. The Broadway alumna and former Glee star confirmed the news that she was expecting o…

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Broadway Games: The Play's The Thing - Actor Edition by JK

Last week's game was all about actresses who have forged stage careers with both musicals and plays in their credits. (Answers below.) This week, it's the actors' turn. Nathan Lane is a grea…

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

"That Is A Definite Silver Lining" by Mo Brady

from Broadway Roulette …

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part II by JK

Earlier this week, we continued our Best of the Decade series with the first twelve Up and Comers of Broadway who came to our attention over the past ten seasons. Today, we give you the ot…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part I by JK

Over the past ten seasons, theater fans were blessed with some amazing performances, design marvels and directorial wonders from from lifelong favorites. But the decade also brought us the b…

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Tony Winner Ali Stroker Set for Lifetime Holiday Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner Ali Stroker will lead Lifetime's upcoming holiday movie Christmas Ever After as part of the network's "It's A Wonderful Lifetime" series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, …

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

It's a Summer Special on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway might still be shut down, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week,…

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Some Must See Shows for the Spring Season by Broadwayandme

The best preview for the spring 2020 theater season I’ve seen was the one that my friend and fellow theater junkie Howard Sherman posted on his Facebook page a couple of weeks ago: I c…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: SPRING AWAKENING Ladies Sing at Drama Desks '07

This Sunday May 31st at 7:30pm EST, Frank DiLella, of Spectrum News NY1's On Stage, will be hosting the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards. It will be available to watch online at NY1.com and Dra…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Ms. Broadway May 2020: Jagged Little Pill's Lauren Patten by JK

She literally stops the show nightly with her blistering take on "You Oughta Know" in the hit musical Jagged Little Pill. And being in quarantine hasn't stopped her, either. If you did cat…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 Favorite Broadway Musical Revivals by JK

Last week, we began our series that takes a look back at the theater we enjoyed over the last 10 seasons. One of those posts revealed our 10 Favorite Broadway Play Revivals (HERE), and today…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Monday, May 18, 2020

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Taylor Trensch!

On this episode of Little Known Facts, Taylor Trensch shares his feelings about being in To Kill A Mockingbird when Broadway shut down due to the pandemic and what the future of that show ma…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'The Bitch of Living' From SPRING AWAKENING

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and …

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Avett Brothers Musical ‘Swept Away’ Starring John Gallagher Jr Postponed For A Year Due To Pandemic by Greg Evans

Berkeley Rep’s world premiere of Swept Away, a stage production featuring the music of The Avett Brothers, written by Moulin Rouge!‘s John Logan and reteaming Spring Awakening director M…

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

Lea Michele and Husband Zandy Reich Are Expecting by Lindsey Sullivan

Lea Michele and her husband Zandy Reich are expecting their first child. The Broadway alumna and former Glee star confirmed the news on May 2 with a sweet photo on Twitter. So grateful pi…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

BWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan and Amber Ardolino in Music Video for 'End Up Together'

Ryan McCartan (The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again, Heathers), Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening, a?oeThe Flasha??), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels, Encores' Pr…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Monday, April 13, 2020

Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup Of CURTAIN UP!, A Show Dedicated To Entertaining Isolated Seniors

Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; …

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Saturday, April 11, 2020

VIDEO: Appalachian State University Students Sing 'The Song of Purple Summer' in Lieu of Cancelled Production of SPRING AWAKENING

In honor of their cancelled production of Spring Awakening, students from Appalachian State University put together a video of themselves singing The Song of Purple Summer.

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Friday, April 10, 2020

The Original SPRING AWAKENING Cast Shares Favorite Memories and More on STARS IN THE HOUSE

The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars…

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Watch the Original Broadway Cast of Spring Awakening on Stars in the House Live Stream by Andrew Gans

The daily series created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley benefits The Actors Fund.

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VIDEO: Watch Tovah Feldshuh, Christine Pedi & More on STARS IN THE HOUSE with Seth Rudetsky- Live at 2pm!

Stars in The House continues today (2pm) for Variety Thursday with Judy Gold, Andy Nyman, Tovah Feldshuh, and Christine Pedi and tonight (8pm) with the Original Broadway cast of Spring Awake…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

“Sondheim 90th” Producers Already Busy Prepping “Lea Michele 34th” by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The team behind this past Sunday’s starry Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration, a virtual concert tribute to composer Step…

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Lessons from High School Theater by Mo Brady

by CassIE Watt …

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