Friday, January 11, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Title Songs: 1988 - 1995 by JK

This week, we start with the biggest hit with the longest run, and end with a high-profile, star-powered flop. Just goes to show that the longest-running show and a disappointing show can bo…

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BWW Review: ASPECTS OF LOVE, Southwark Playhouse by Cindy Marcolina

Written between The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard, Aspects of Love belongs to the pool of Andrew Lloyd Webber's neglected musical. Back in 1989 it launched the career of none oth…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

SUNSET BOULEVARD, SISTER ACT 3 and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's January Stage-to-Screen Report by TV News Desk

There have been many announcements in the last month about upcoming stage to screen adaptations. RENT LIVE released additional casting, Glenn Close spoke about the upcoming SUNSET BOULEVARD …

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Darren Criss, Glenn Close, Patricia Clarkson & More Theater Alums Triumph at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stage stars were named winners at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards ceremony, held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Off-Broadway alum Sandra Oh (Stop Kiss) co-hosted the …

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VIDEO: Glenn Close Offers Insight on SUNSET BOULEVARD Film, Saying 'We Hope to Start Shooting This Year' by Stephanie Wild

A film adaptation of Sunset Boulevard has been teased for quite some time, with Glenn Close reprising her role of Norma. Now, Close has confirmed to Variety that 'they hope to start shooting…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

North Shore Music Theatre’s 2019 Season Will Feature Sunset Boulevard, The Bodyguard, and More by Andrew Gans

The new season will launch in June with Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Odds & Ends: Hailey Kilgore to Make Solo Concert Debut & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and over the holiday break. Hailey Kilgore to Make Solo Concert Debut On the heels of concluding her Tony-nommed Broadway-…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Glenn Close Says Sunset Boulevard Film ‘Inching Closer’ to Reality by Andrew Gans

Close won a Tony Award for her performance as Norma Desmond in the original Broadway production and reprised the role in the 2017 revival.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Glenn Close Says They're 'Inching Closer and Closer' to SUNSET BOULEVARD Film by Stephanie Wild

The rumor mill has been running about a film adaptation of Sunset Boulevard for quite some time. Glenn Close is now confirming that something is, in fact, in the works, according to Deadline.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

General Mills Wants to Make Cereal Monster Movies by Blouin Artinfo

A report by Star Tribune reveals that General Mills thinks its cereal monsters would make a good muse and wants Hollywood to create a film on their sugar-hungry characters.The Golden Valley-…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

It’s not an impossible dream anymore: Man of La Mancha returns to London after 50 years, starring Kelsey Grammer

Following the success of shows like Chess and Sunset Boulevard, the fifth collaboration between the ENO and Grade Linnit will be multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Man Of La Mancha an…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Jim Walton Returns to Broadway in Come From Away by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Jim Walton heads back to the Broadway stage on November 13, stepping into the roles of Nick/Doug & others in the hit musical Come From Away at the Schoenfeld Theatre. Walto…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Mother of the Maid – Public Theater by Sandi Durell

    by Carol Rocamora     No one commands the stage and screen quite like Glenn Close. Whether she’s descending a grand staircase (Sunset Boulevard) or boiling bunnies …

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

What I Did for Love: Robyn Hurder, Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson to Lead City Center's A Chorus Line Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is set for New York City Center's upcoming gala staging of the iconic 1975 musical A Chorus Line. The previously announced engagement will run from November 14-18. The cast will…

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Sondheim Musical “Company” Swaps Gender, Cannot Go Back: Review by Mark Beech

Most people have heard the news by now. Stephen Sondheim’s eternal bachelor Bobby has had a sex change and is all the better for it. The 35-year-old birthday boy of the 1970 musical “Com…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Hello, Dolly!'s Betty Buckley on Busting Out Her Broadway Belt & Leading the Revival on the Road by Ryan Gilbert

Listen and hear that brass harmony growing: Broadway legend Betty Buckley (Cats, Carrie, Sunset Boulevard) is headlining the national tour of the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, which…

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Jim Walton Joins Broadway's Come From Away as His Niece Emily Walton Brings the Show Across the Country by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage veteran Jim Walton is returning to Broadway. The talented actor has been announced to take on the role of Nick/Doug & others in the hit musical Come From Away at the Schoenfeld The…

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Exclusive Portraits! Step Inside the American Theatre Wing Gala Honoring Andrew Lloyd Webber by

On September 24, dozens of Broadway's biggest names gathered at Cipriani 42nd Street for the annual American Theatre Wing Gala honoring legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. Stage…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber Developing Reworked Cinderella Musical by Eric King

Recent EGOT-er Andrew Lloyd Webber is currently developing a modern retelling of Cinderella for the stage. The Tony-winning composer behind Evita, Sunset Boulevard and The Pha…

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The Book of Mormon's Dave Thomas Brown & Amelia Bay Announce Engagement by Andy Lefkowitz

Dave Thomas Brown, star of Broadway's The Book of Mormon, and his longtime love, Amelia Bay, assistant hair supervisor on that Tony-winning hit, broke the news of their engagement on Sep…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Reportedly Developing Reworked Cinderella Musical for the Stage by Eric King

Recent EGOT-er Andrew Lloyd Webber is currently developing a modern re-telling of Cinderella for the stage, Deadline reports. The Tony-winning composer behind Evita, Sunset Bouleva…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 3) by JK

Over the past weeks, I began to celebrate the start of my 36th year of going to Broadway shows, by looking at the theaters where I've seen multiple distinct productions. Miss the first part?…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Praise Be! Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Legend & Tim Rice EGOT with Jesus Christ Superstar Emmy Win by Lindsey Sullivan

What's the buzz? John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice just joined the EGOT club! The trio of talents were recognized on September 9 when NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 1) by JK

I'm pretty sure that if you take the time to read theater blogs, you love going to the theater. And you probably keep track of which shows you've seen. Maybe you keep all of your tickets, or…

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Monday, August 6, 2018
Sunday, July 29, 2018

“West End Bares 2018” at Shaftesbury Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

The much-anticipated annual fundraiser “West End Bares” will be held at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre on October 28, 2018.West End Bares is an annual charity event which sees stage star…

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Friday, July 27, 2018
Thursday, July 12, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, July 12- Patti LuPone Stars in SUNSET BOULEVARD on London's West End by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 1993, Patti LuPone starred as Norma Desmond in the premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard.

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

“July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with The Go-Go's” at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Independence Day celebrations will be spectacular and memorable when The Go-Go’s take centerstage on July 4, 2018.So, make it a day to remember with a patriotic program of star-spangled mu…

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Broadway Dancer, Harvey Evans by Behind The Curtain

A dancer's life on Broadway can be limited, but, if you are Harvey Evans, your abilities have no boundaries. From his first Broadway credit in 1957's New Girls In Town, Harvey's incredible r…

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

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