Friday, October 16, 2020

Broadway Games: Theatre Names by JK

Last week's true/false game question about Broadway theaters named after composers (see below) is the impetus for this week's game. How well do you know the names of the 41 Broadway houses?…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

People You Should Know . . . Kurt Johns by Zack Calhoon

KURT JOHNS, as a 20-year resident of New York, had a great performing career in regionals, Broadway and national tours before repatriating to Chicago to concentrate on directing and writing.…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Ashley Park to Reunite with Tina Fey for Comedy Series Girls5eva by Lindsey Sullivan

Ashley Park, who earned a 2018 Tony Award nomination for her performance as Gretchen Wieners in Tina Fey's Mean Girls musical, has joined the cast of the previously announced comedy series G…

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Watch Bernadette Peters & More Broadway Luminaries Perform 'Sunday' in Times Square by Lindsey Sullivan

There was no blue, purple, yellow red, water and it wasn't even Sunday, but over two dozen performers wearing protective face shields, took to the red steps in Times Square for a surprise p…

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VIDEO: Bernadette Peters, Kelli O'Hara, Sierra Boggess & More Sing SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE in Times Square

The theater community is coming together in Times Square today for the first time since Broadway was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March. The event, 'A Moment for Broadway,' is o…

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Stars Unite in Times Square to Sing SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE!

The theater community is coming together in Times Square today for the first time since Broadway was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March. The event, 'A Moment for Broadway,' is o…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Robert Westenberg Returns to the 'Prophetic' Secret Garden Amid Coronavirus Pandemic by Logan Culwell-Block

We talked to the Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George favorite about helming a production of the musical during an unprecedented health crisis.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

5 Best Shows Eligible for the 2020 Tony Awards by Performerstuff

5 Best Shows Eligible for the 2020 Tony Awards Written by: CK Anderson September 10, 2020 As the old adage says, “The show must go on,” and that includes the Tony Awards. Here are f…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 24 - New Music From Lea Salonga, SUNDAY IN THE PARK Book, and More!

This week's newly-announced releases include a new single from Lea Salonga, an album from Seth MacFarlane featuring songs from film and theatre, and a new book from James Lapine about the c…

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Mr. Broadway August 2020: Jagged Little Pill's Sean Allan Krill by JK

We have been fans ever since we caught Sean Allan Krill in the national tour of Mamma Mia! In the years since, we've also enjoyed his performance in the Kennedy Center Production of Chess, …

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Monday, August 24, 2020

James Lapine to Release Book About the Making of Sunday in the Park with George by Lindsey Sullivan

Three-time Tony winner James Lapine is releasing a book about his creative process on one of his most beloved musicals: Sunday in the Park with George! Putting It Together: How Stephen Sond…

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James Lapine to Release a Book on the Creation of Sunday in the Park With George by Ryan McPhee

Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park With George will arrive on shelves in April 2021.

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

James Lapine Will Release a New Book, 'Putting It Together', About the Creation of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

James Lapine will release a new book about the creation of the musical Sunday in the Park with George.

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Celebrate Summer Blockbusters on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is celebrating summer blockbuster movies…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions Series Based on Viral The New Yorker Interview by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal has been tapped to star in A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions, a new series based on the viral 2019 New Yorker article on Dan Mallory, author of suspense…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

VIDEO: Jon Rua Creates Dance Piece Inspired by SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

Jon Rua has shared a virtual dance piece, inspired by Sunday in the Park with George.

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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, July 14, 2020

Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Raises $252,575 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

On July 10, fans were able to watch Broadway legend Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

See Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle's Take on Sunday in the Park with George by Lindsey Sullivan

Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle took over Bernadette Peters' Instagram account on July 6, and she also took on one of Peters' most famous roles: Dot in Sunday in the Pa…

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Original Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park With George Added to BroadwayHD

The beloved productions are streaming starting this month.

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Mandy Patinkin Shares the Story Behind Hearing Sunday in the Park With George's ‘Finishing the Hat’ for the 1st Time by Ruthie Fierberg

During a Zoom panel for the 92Y, the Homeland star and Tony winner recalls a night with Stephen Sondheim.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Mattea Conforti on Working with Zachary Quinto in NOS4A2 & Playing Both Elsa and Anna in Frozen by Caitlin Moynihan

Mattea Conforti, who just turned 14, already has a hefty resumé. Making her Broadway debut in the title role in Matilda, Conforti went on to appear in Sunday in the Park with George as Loui…

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 FAVORITE SONDHEIM REVIVALS by JK

Another decade, another plethora of Sondheim shows! While we all wait for a new Sondheim show (PLEASE, STEVE!), there certainly hasn't been a lack of his works to enjoy. Over the past ten ye…

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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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Friday, May 22, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Lindsay Pearce and Quentin Garzón Sing 'Move On' From SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

Quentin Garzón has released the first video in his Virtual Performance series, featuring himself and Lindsay Pearce singing 'Move On' from Sunday in the Park with George!

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales: Vidya Makan

The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales presents Vidya Makan. Vidya Makan is a composer, singer, actor, and musician based in Melbourne, Australia, and most recently starred as Dot/Marie in Su…

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Tony Winner Ruthie Ann Miles Announces Birth of Daughter Hope Elizabeth by Broadway.com

Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles took to social media on May 9 to announce the birth of her daughter, Hope Elizabeth. Miles and her husband, Jonathan Blumenstein, announced they were expec…

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