Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Modeling Raoul Pène Du Bois “76 Trombones” costume, built for Robert Preston in “The Music Man” in 1957.September 27, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler By chance l…

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Sunday, September 10, 2023

Get Ready to Hit the Road on Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige has show tunes from musicals including G…

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Bernadette Peters: ‘Sondheim’s music is about the big, important things’ by Rachel Cooke

The American film and stage actor, renowned for her roles in the composer’s musicals, on making her West End debut in a celebration of his music Bernadette Peters is an American singer and…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:43AM
Friday, September 1, 2023

Graham Phillips and Talia Suskauer Will Star in Sunday in the Park with George at Axelrod Performing Arts Center by Meg Masseron

The New Jersey venue will stage Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical this spring.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:19AM

Graham Phillips and Talia Suskauer Will Lead SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at Axelrod PAC

Axelrod PAC will open its new season with Sunday in the Park with George in March 2024. The cast will be led by Graham Phillips and Talia Suskauer. Learn more about the show and how to purc…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:49AM
Thursday, August 3, 2023

Celebrating the Life of Bob LuPone – January 24, 2023 by MCC Theater

A memorial tribute celebrating the life of MCC Theater’s late Co-Founding Artistic Director Bob LuPone, who passed away on August 27, 2022 at age 76, featuring tributes and performances an…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:58PM
Monday, July 24, 2023

Lasting Impressions: The Magic of the Impressionists in 3D by Mirvish Productions

Art comes to life at Lasting Impressions in 3D, a breathtaking and unique new art event that features over 160 masterworks by 17 of the greatest Impressionist painters, including Paul Cézan…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:25AM
Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Betty Who, Phillip Boykin to Join Hadestown by Caitlin Hornik

Two new company members will join Hadestown on Broadway in September. Pop music sensation Betty Who will take on the role of Persephone and Tony Award nominee Phillip Boykin will play Hades …

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ReDISCoveries: Myths and Hymns (1999 Off-Broadway Recording) by JK

 ReDISCoveries: Myths and Hymns(1999 Off-Broadway Recording) Jeff has kindly invited me to revisit and review some of the older cast recordings in my collection. Every other week or so, I�…

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Monday, July 10, 2023

2023 American Theater Hall of Fame Inductees Announced by Caitlin Hornik

Eight members of the theatrical community have been announced as 2023 American Theater Hall of Fame inductees. Bebe Neuwirth, Mandy Patinkin, Laurie Metcalf, Judd Hirsch, Joanne Akalaitis, J…

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Thursday, July 6, 2023

The Skivvies - I Am What I Am/Hot Up Herre by Lauren Molina

The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) perform a medley of I Am What I Am (La Cage Aux Folles), Hot in Herre (Nelly), It's Hot Up Here (Sunday in the Park with George), Hot Hot Hot (B…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:03AM
Thursday, June 29, 2023

THE SIGNATURE SHOW – A Trip to the Barbershop by Signature Theatre

We kick off this month's Signature Show celebrating Pride month as Bobby Smith returns to sing "I Am What I Am" from La Cage aux Folles with Carson Eubank accompanying. Then, our Sweeney Tod…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Talking To Taylor Mac About His Life -- And Art by Frank Rizzo

Here is my first interview with performance artist Taylor Mac. We talked in 2015 at The Study hotel in New Haven just prior to his show at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas that…

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

WHAT’S IN A NAME? by Ron Fassler

June 10, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Between 41st and 66th streets there are forty-two legit Broadway theatres (this includes the Palace, currently under renovation an…

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Thursday, June 1, 2023

BWW Exclusive: Eleri Ward and Bobby Conte Perform 'Move On' From ACOUSTIC SONDHEIM: LIVE FROM BROOKLYN

The new album from singer/songwriter Eleri Ward – Acoustic Sondheim: Live from Brooklyn – will be released in digital and streaming formats on Friday, June 2. Below, get an exclusive fir…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:02AM
Friday, May 26, 2023

Broadway Jeopardy - Game 5 by JK

DON'T FORGET! LAST DAY TO VOTE FOR THE 2023 JKTS AWARDS! POLL CLOSES AT 6 PM EASTERN Broadway Jeopardy!  It's game time again, Broadway fans! This. Is.�…

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Thursday, May 25, 2023

The Skivvies - Baby Come Back/Hot Up Herre by Lauren Molina

The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) perform a medley of Baby Come Back (Player), Hot in Herre (Nelly), It's Hot Up Here (Sunday in the Park with George), Hot Hot Hot (Buster Poinde…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Special Episode: Danielle Ferland on Being ‘Excited and Scared’ for Her Solo Cabaret Debut by Matt Tamanini

On today’s episode, Matt Tamanini chats with an actress that musical theatre lovers of many generations literally saw grow up in front of their eyes. Whether that was because they saw her …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 08:00PM
Saturday, May 6, 2023

Annaleigh Ashford Reveals What She Misses Most About Stephen Sondheim by Caitlin Hornik

Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford has returned to Broadway in her second Stephen Sondheim musical. Following a run as Dot/Marie in the 2017 revival of Sunday in the Park with George, she r…

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Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Barbara Bryne Dies: Actress in Sondheim’s ‘Sunday In The Park With George’ Was 94 by Bruce Haring

Barbara Bryne, a British actress who worked in stage, television, and film during a decades-long career, died Tuesday at age 94. Her death was confirmed by the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis…

SOURCE: Deadline at 11:10PM

Barbara Bryne, Original INTO THE WOODS & SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Company Member, Passes Away at 94

Actress Barbara Bryne passed away on May 2 at the age of 94.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:32PM

Sondheim Favorite Barbara Bryne Passes Away at 94 by Margaret Hall

Ms. Bryne was a part of the original Broadway companies of Sunday in the Park with George and Into The Woods.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2023

The Skivvies - We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off/Hot Up Herre by Lauren Molina

The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) perform We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off (Jermaine Stewart), Hot in Herre (Nelly), It's Hot Up Here (Sunday in the Park with George), Hot H…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:58PM
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Jake Gyllenhaal Would ‘Love’ to Star in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ on Broadway by Marc Malkin

Jake Gyllenhaal is determined to star in another Broadway musical. “There are so many musicals I love so deeply,” Gyllenhaal, who starred in a revival of “Sunday in the Park With Georg…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:19AM
Sunday, March 26, 2023

LIVE Audience Arrivals from SWEENEY TODD Opening Night Red Carpet by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is LIVE from the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre with the red carpet arrivals for opening night of SWEENEY TODD! For the first time since 1980, Broadway audiences can …

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Thursday, March 23, 2023

Graham Phillips, Krystina Alabado to Lead West Coast Sunday in the Park With George

Sarna Lapine will direct the production at the Pasadena Playhouse.

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Review: Sunday in the Park With George Gets a Breathtaking West Coast Revival

Sarna Lapine returns to direct the Sondheim/Lapine favorite at Pasadena Playhouse

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 07:54AM
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Hayley Podschun by Deb Miller

A triple threat of the stage and screen, Hayley Podschun keeps rewinding the clock on her proverbial “fifteen minutes of fame” with credits that include everything from Broadway (Hello,…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Paolo Montalban and Anne L. Nathan to Join Funny Girl by Ruthie Fierberg

Paolo Montalban and Anne L. Nathan will join the Broadway revival of Funny Girl on March 28. They will assume the roles of Florenz Ziegfield and Mrs. Strakosh, respectively, in the productio…

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Thursday, March 16, 2023

Stephen Sondheim’s Final Musical ‘Here We Are’ to Premiere Off-Broadway in Fall by Rebecca Rubin

Stephen Sondheim’s final musical “Here We Are” is hitting the stage in the fall. The legendary musical theater figure, who composed “Sunday in the Park with George,” “Follies,”…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:00AM
Wednesday, March 8, 2023

The First Cut Is the Deepest by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Orville Mendoza as Sweeney at the 2014 Sondheimas celebration. (Photo by David Gordon) When Stephen Sondheim died last year, I reflected that he is probably the single artist I've written t…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 05:34PM