Saturday, June 23, 2018

How Costume Designer Paul Tazewell Found His Signature Color for Donna Summer by Ruthie Fierberg

Why the Tony-winning artist built Summer: The Donna Summer Musical around a regal blue.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

PIX11 Partners with The Broadway Channel to Air Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: Tony Winners and Summer Shows by Broadway.com

PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting's New York flagship station, has partnered with The Broadway Channel to present Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, a monthly series of specials about Broadw…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Will Tina Turner join Donna Summer and Cher on Broadway? by Michael Riedel

The era of the jukebox musical, epitomized by the sensational “Jersey Boys,” is winding down. Now it’s time to bow down to the diva musical. Critics threw rocks at “Summer: The Donna…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

And the (Other) Winners are... by JK

Readers, apparently, if you had your way, they'd have gotten 11 Tonys...Your choice for the Best Ensemble of a Musical Tony Award goes to...The Band's VisitFirst things first, thank you all …

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Live Out Loud by Barry Gordin

17th Annual Young Trailblazers Gala honors Brent Miller of Proctor Gamble. June 11, 2018:  Live Out Loud held the 17 Annual Trailblazers Gala hosted by Ariana DeBose, Tony nominated for Su…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Katrina Lenk Wins First Tony Award for The Band's Visit by Andy Lefkowitz

Katrina Lenk is a Tony winner! The Broadway alum took home the prize in the Best Leading Actress in a Musical category for her performance as Dina in The Band's Visit. The win was announ…

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Carousel's Lindsay Mendez Wins Her First Tony Award: 'Be Your True Self and the World Will Take Note' by Andy Lefkowitz

Lindsay Mendez has won her first Tony Award! The beloved Broadway star triumphed in the Best Featured Actress in a Musical category for her turn as Carrie Pipperidge in the acclaimed revival…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Once On This Island's Hailey Kilgore Talks Pageants, Meeting Ariana Grande, the Tonys & More on Show People by Broadway.com

Hailey Kilgore has a lot to say about Ti Moune, the character she plays in the Tony-nominated revival of Once On This Island: "She is a powerhouse. She knows what she wants. S…

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Mean Girls, The Band's Visit, Carousel & More to Perform on 72nd Annual Tony Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards have announced the shows slated to perform live at the 2018 Tony Awards, set to take place at Radio City Music Hall on June 10 at 8:00pm ET. The Tonys, hosted by Josh Groban …

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Mean Girls, Anastasia, Dear Evan Hansen & More Perform at Stars in the Alley 2018 by Broadway.com

We love this summertime Broadway staple! Stars in the Alley took place on June 1 in Shubert Alley, withOnce On This Island standout Alex Newell hosting the annual free outdoor concert. The c…

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Friday, June 1, 2018

The Crazy Day Ariana DeBose Found Out She’d Been Cast in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Andrew Gans

The 2018 Tony nominee dishes on how she got the news, plus her favorite part about building the character of Disco Donna.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

My Fair Lady **** – Dance Nation **** – Summer: The Donna Summer Musical 11/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 30, 2018:  Alan Jay Lerner, the librettist and lyricist of My Fair Lady, once joked to Rex Harrison, the original Henry Higgins of that classic musical, that they bot…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Once On This Island's Alex Newell to Host 2018 Stars in the Alley; Katharine McPhee, Melissa Benoist Set to Appear by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that Once On This Island standout Alex Newell will host the annual free outdoor concert Stars in the Alley. Additionally, Dear Evan Hansen's Alex Boniel…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Launches Digital Ticket Lottery by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway musical about the disco icon plays the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Digital Lottery Announced for Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Mark A. Robinson

Summer is just around the corner, and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical is about to provide some summer sizzle for ticket-buyers. The Broadway musical, playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, h…

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Digital Lottery Begins Tomorrow for SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Summer The Donna Summer Musical has announced that a limited number of 40 same day tickets will be available via a digital lottery for select performances starting May 25th.

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Once On This Island's Alex Newell to Host 2018 Stars in the Alley; Katharine McPhee, Melissa Benoist Set to Perform by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced that Once On This Island standout Alex Newell will host the annual free outdoor concert Stars in the Alley. Additionally, Dear Evan Hansen's Alex Boniel…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Watch the Stars of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Sing a Soulful 'MacArthur Park' on The Tonight Show by Broadway.com

Summer is here—and we don't just mean the season. The new mega-hit Broadway musical Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, based on the life of the Queen of Disco herself, is stirr…

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Watch Summer Stars Ariana DeBose, LaChanze, and Storm Lever Perform on Fallon by Adam Hetrick

The cast of Broadway’s Summer: The Donna Summer Musical stopped by The Tonight Show May 21 to perform “MacArthur Park.”

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Monday, May 21, 2018

DVR Alert: Don't Miss The Cast of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL Perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The cast of SUMMER THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL on Broadway will perform onTHE TONIGHT SHOW STARRINGJimmy Fallontonight, May 21.

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Ensemble, Assemble! See the Winners and Nominees at the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards by Broadway.com

Honoring the best of dance in the 2017-2018 theater and film seasons, the Chita Rivera Awards named winners May 20 during a ceremony at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. …

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THE BROADWAY OLYMPICS: TEAM Summer by JK

This is it - the last show of the season! This week, you'll be voting for your fvorite cast members from the new disco-licious musical Summer: The Donna Summer Musical!  Let's talk…

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Summer, The Greatest Showman & More Win 2018 Chita Rivera Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Kick up your heels! Winners have been announced for the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards, honoring the best in dance during the 2017-2018 theater and film seasons. Winners include Summer: The Donna …

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Friday, May 18, 2018

2018 Tony Nominees LaChanze and Hailey Kilgore on the Power of Ti Moune, Their Dream Pairing & More by Paul Wontorek

An unknown young star bursts onto the Broadway scene playing a headstrong island girl who risks it all for the love of a man in Once On This Island, breaking hearts with her unforgettable pe…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Kendrick Lamar, Jeremy Irons, “Summer and Smoke” by Mark Beech

Among the highlights of New York performing arts this week, there are new theatrical openings of note. “Paradise Blue” is one. Another is “Long Day’s Journey into Night” starring J…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Andy Karl & Orfeh to Host 2018 Chita Rivera Awards; Performance Lineup Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-nominated Broadway couple Andy Karl (Groundhog Day) and Orfeh (Pretty Woman) have been announced as co-hosts of the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at NYU's Skirball Center o…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: “Dance Nation” to Jackson Browne by Mark Beech

Catch up with radical drama such as the newly-opened “Dance Nation” or “Summer and Smoke.” Check out music from classical (Maria Farantouri) to rock (Jackson Browne) and rap (the Pul…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Odds & Ends: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Announces Post-Show Dance Party & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Announces Post-Show Dance Party Now you won’t have to stop dancing after the curtain…

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The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards Nominees by Sandi Durell

     Nominees Include:   Yesenia Ayala (Carousel), Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera), Monica Bill Barnes (One Night Only), Anna Bass (One Night Only), Camille …

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Review of ‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ by Elyse Trevers

What? Another jukebox musical? On the surface, singer-songwriter Donna Summer is an ideal subject for a jukebox musical. She sold more than 140 million records worldwide during her career, w…

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical by Elizabeth Wollman

Sometimes, it's genuinely unfair when shows on Broadway flop. Countless worthwhile productions close in debt due to poor timing, a few weak links, material that's too dark or sophisticated o…

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