Saturday, July 31, 2021

New Documentary Shines A Spotlight On First ‘Sunset Boulevard’ Musical by Marc Hershberg

The first attempt to turn the iconic film Sunset Boulevard into a Broadway musical is finally getting a close-up.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:10PM
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Episode 34: Florence "Flo" Lacey by Whatcha Doin'? W. Brandon Horwin & Sophie Williams

Brandon and Sophie sit down with beloved Broadway, regional, and International actress Flo Lacey and discuss her biggest roles including the title role in Evita, Norma Desmond in Sunset Boul…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:54AM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Anything Goes 1987 Cast Recording by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Anything Goes (1987) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me the …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 09:36AM
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Our Favorite Moments by JK

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Our Favorite Moments Don't know if you heard, but last Saturday, July 3rd was a day for Broadway diva lovers to celebrate. Two incomparable talents share that da…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:03AM
Friday, June 25, 2021

The Last Five Years Extends and Changes West End Venue by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, the Southwark Playhouse production of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years is getting a West End transfer. Instead of the Vaudeville Theatre, the show will now …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:12AM

Broadway Games: Musicals That Were Plays First by JK

Broadway Games: Musicals That Were Plays First Part One: Can you match the musical with the play on which it was based? 1. Wonderful Town                  a. The Rainmaker 2.…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:18AM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Star-Studded I'm Still Here Virtual Benefit, Honoring George C. Wolfe and Late Harold Prince, Premieres June 23 by Andrew Gans

Celebrating the New York Public Library's Billy Rose Theatre Division, viewers can expect archival clips of In the Heights, The Mountaintop, Sunset Boulevard, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Broadway Game: True/False: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Edition by JK

Andrew Lloyd Webber sure is making headlines these days! Not only is he opening a new show, Cinderella, but he took on the U.K. government as well. Before it was all over, we thought we migh…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:48PM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 15 - 21 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  June 15, 1995: One of the 90s most interesting and underrated musicals, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, opened at th…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 02:18PM
Sunday, June 13, 2021

Ramin Karimloo, Mazz Murray, Zizi Strallen, More Star in London Sunset Boulevard Concerts Beginning June 13 by Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical plays two performances at the Alexandra Palace Theatre to socially distanced audiences.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

Andrew Lloyd Webber's SYMPHONIC SUITES Album is Available to Pre-Order Now

The new album will feature three newly orchestrated suites from Evita, The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard, recorded by an 81-piece orchestra in a live performance at the newly re…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:40AM
Thursday, May 27, 2021

Star-Studded I'm Still Here Virtual Benefit Will Honor George C. Wolfe and Late Harold Prince by Andrew Gans

Celebrating the New York Public Library's Billy Rose Theatre Division, viewers can expect archival clips of In the Heights, Sunset Boulevard, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:17AM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz by JK

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz Here's a little test of your Broadway knowledge. Good luck! 1. Put these shows in chronological order by the date of their official Broadway opening night: …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:33AM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Stage Struck: Gloria Swanson before the pictures got small by Chris Wiegand

Twenty-five years before the hard-bitten Hollywood tale Sunset Boulevard, Swanson played a small-town waitress with a dream to act The stage on screen: more films about theatre Gloria Swanso…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:06AM
Monday, May 17, 2021

Ramin Karimloo Joins London's Sunset Boulevard Concert by Caitlin Moynihan

Ramin Karimloo has joined the cast of the upcoming London concert production of Sunset Boulevard as Joe Gillis. He replaces the previously announced Kayi Ushe, who exited the event to star…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:54PM

Ramin Karimloo, Mazz Murray, Zizi Strallen, More Will Star in London Sunset Boulevard Concerts by Andrew Gans

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will play two performances at the Alexandra Palace Theatre in June to socially distanced audiences.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM
Friday, May 14, 2021

West End SUNSET BOULEARD Concert Adds Ramin Karimloo

Tony and Olivier Award-nominee, Ramin Karimloo, will join the upcoming concerts of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard Alexandra Palace Theatre!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:05PM

Broadway Games : 3 Out of 4 by JK

Broadway Games: 3 Out of 4 Three out of four things in each group below have something or someone in common. Which one doesn't belong? What do the other three have in common? Good luck! 1.…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:54AM
Thursday, May 13, 2021

The Dame and the Showgirl review – when Edith Sitwell met Marilyn Monroe by Chris Wiegand

AudibleEmma Thompson plays the poet and Sinead Matthews is the breathy movie star in Simon Berry’s compelling audio play Truman Capote called Sunset Tower, an art deco triumph on Hollywood…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:18PM
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 13 by Performerstuff

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 13 Written by: Christiaan Abbott May 5th, 2021 Performer Stuff continues with episode 13 of the podcast “I…

SOURCE: performerstuff.com at 01:43PM
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 26 - IN THE HEIGHTS Soundtrack, Andrew Lloyd Webber: Symphonic Suites, and More!

This week's list includes the In The Heights film soundtrack from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Lloyd Webber: Symphonic Suites, which features newly orchestrated suites from Evita, The Phanto…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:32AM
Thursday, April 22, 2021

A Message from WICKED's Brittney Johnson! by BroadwayWorld

Sign up for Brittney's class on April 25 here: https://events.broadwayworld.com/event/masterclass-brittney-johnson-4-25-12-pm-et/ Brittney teaches acting through song, monologue and scene w…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:54PM
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Anthony Powell, Oscar and Tony-Winning Costume Designer, Dead at 85 by Caitlin Moynihan

Anthony Powell, an Oscar and Tony-winning costume designer known for creating the now-iconic look of Broadway's Norma Desmond and Hollywood'sIndiana Jones, died on April 18. He was 85. The …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:42PM
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Wake Up With BWW 4/14: Glenn Close on the SUNSET BOULEVARD Film, and More!

Today's top stories: Glenn Close reveals that the Sunset Boulevard film is 'ready to go', The Phantom of the Opera will have full orchestrations upon returning, and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:11AM
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Glenn Close Reveals SUNSET BOULEVARD Film is 'All Ready to Go'

Glenn Close has given further information about the long-awaited film adaptation of Sunset Boulevard. Close was asked if we will ever get to see her revive her iconic role of Norma Desmond o…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:04AM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Anna Q. Nilsson: From “Most Beautiful” to “Waxworks” by Trav S.D.

You don’t have to be a full-fledged silent film buff to have seen Anna Q. Nilsson (1888-1974) on screen. Today her most widely seen performance is as one of the “waxworks” in Sunset Bo…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 09:42AM
Sunday, March 21, 2021

Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim on Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

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. On this we…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:12PM
Friday, February 26, 2021

Bridgerton: A Musical Ensemble by The Ensemblist

by Marcia Vidal Nolte …

SOURCE: www.theensemblist.com at 07:14PM
Friday, February 19, 2021

Review: The Color Purple, The Curve Leicester by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Color Purple, The Curve Leicester 5.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT goi…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 04:33PM

‘The emotion flooding from the stage is overwhelming’: THE COLOR PURPLE – Curve Leicester (Online review) by Not Exactly Billington

Following on from the immensely successful Sunset Boulevard in Concert, Curve has reunited the company of 2019’s The Color Purple (a co-production with Birmingham Hippodrome) to once again…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Bob Avian by JK

When Bob Avian passed away on January 21, a true Broadway great was lost to us. And yet, probably even to many theater fans, his name doesn't really ring a bell. In a career that spanned nea…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:12AM

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