Friday, March 24, 2017

BWW Morning Brief March 24th, 2017 - SWEAT, VANITY FAIR and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld This weekend's big news SWEAT opens on Broadway this Sunday, and the world premiere of VANITY FAIR starts tonight Off-Broadway

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Watch the Epic Fight Scene in Sweat, and Learn How They Do It by Olivia Clement

Fight director U. Jonathan Toppo breaks down five of Sweat’s onstage fight maneuvers in this exclusive video tutorial.

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Inside the Sweat Fight Call

Take a glimpse behind the curtain as Sweat’s fight choreographer breaks down the movement in the intense onstage fight.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Broadway Grosses: War Paint Fills the House as Shows Excel in Previews by Andy Lefkowitz

Shows in previews took off in capacity during the week ending March 19. The new musical War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, filled the Nederlander Theatre to 92.01%, up …

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

No ‘Sweat’: Lynn Nottage’s Long-Overdue Broadway Debut, With Help From Johanna Day by Harry Haun

They aren’t. Johanna Day and Michelle Wilson play best friends and line workers on the floor since high school, caught up in an old socioeconomic squeeze play brought on by hard-nosed, cos…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Feuding Broadway Musical Characters by Broadway.com

Are you watching Feud? Though it just premiered on March 5, we're already addicted to Ryan Murphy's latest anthological series on FX, and it's inspired our latest Culturalist Cha…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Johanna Day, Michelle Wilson, Khris Davis and More in Lynn Nottage's SWEAT on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Following a sold-out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater, Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey transfersto Broadway…

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Photo Flash: Lynn Nottage's Sweat Releases Photos From Broadway Production

Kate Whoriskey directs the Pulitzer Prize winner's new play.

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Tensions Rise as Jobs and Friendships Are on the Line in Lynn Nottage’s Sweat by Hannah Vine

The new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage begins previews March 4 at Studio 54.

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Broadway Grosses: Miss Saigon Soars in Its Broadway Return by Broadway.com

New revivals proved strong grossers this past week at the Broadway box office. The new production of Miss Saigon was a strong seller in its second week on the Great White Way. Fresh off…

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Up on the Marquee: SWEAT Comes to Broadway by Walter McBride

The searing new play Sweat is in previews on Broadway at Studio 54 254 West 54th Street. Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater, Sweat, the new pl…

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Broadway.com Culturalist Challenge! Choose the Top 10 Feuds Between Broadway Musical Characters by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway.com staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Q&A: Marcy Lovitch on Writing about Hot-Button Issues in Her New Play “Inappropriate Relationship” by Heather Anne Chamberlain

Marcy Lovitch isn’t into the business of letting audiences keep a nice and happy distance from themselves and the action onstage. She causes us to look at ourselves in that metaphorical mi…

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Glenn Close's Sunset Boulevard Star Turn Holds a Top-Five Spot by Andy Lefkowitz

Glenn Close's Broadway return held strong at the Broadway box office as the Sunset Boulevard revival remained in this week's top five. The Lonny Price-helmed revival took in $1,210,2…

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Snapshot: Alison Wright, Exiled From ‘The Americans’ (Perhaps), Hits Broadway by Kathryn Shattuck

Ms. Wright discusses her characters on “The Americans” and “The Feud,” and her role in the Lynn Nottage play “Sweat.”

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

How Broadway’s Sweat Became an Award-Winning Play by Olivia Clement

Frequent collaborators Lynn Nottage and Kate Whoriskey began with a blank canvas and ended with the Blackburn-winning Sweat.

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Lynn Nottage's Sweat Begins Performances on Broadway by Broadway.com

Get ready to work it! After building a lot of buzz during its off-Broadway run at the Public Theater Lynn Nottage's Sweat begins performances on March 4 at Broadway's Studi…

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Sweat Announces Mobile Rush by Olivia Clement

The new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage begins previews on Broadway March 4.

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SWEAT Sets Mobile Rush Before Tomorrow's First Preview on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

The searing new play Sweat begins previews on Broadway tomorrow Saturday, March 4 at Studio 54 254 West 54th Street. Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Publi…

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BWW Morning Brief March 3rd, 2017 - SWEAT, NEWSIES and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld This weekend's big news Lynn Nottage's SWEAT begins previews on Broadway this weekend, and NEWSIES seizes the day with an encore screening at cinemas across the c…

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

THIS IS READING, Inspired by Lynn Nottage's New Broadway Play SWEAT, to Occupy Franklin Street Railroad Station by BroadwayWorld

Starting this May, This Is Reading, an ambitious site-specific multimedia installation blending live performance and visual media, will occupy the historic Franklin Street Railroad Station i…

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Theater News: Broadway's Sweat Inspires Multimedia Art Installation This Is Reading

Lynn Nottage's new play about economic hardship in Reading, Pennsylvania opens at Studio 54 next month.

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SWEAT-Inspired THIS IS READING Installation Will Occupy Franklin Street Railroad Station by BroadwayWorld

Starting this May,This Is Reading, an ambitious site-specific multimedia installation blending live performance and visual media, will occupy the historicFranklin Street Railroad Stationin D…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Agatha Christie’s ‘Orient Express’ steaming toward B’way? by Michael Riedel

There’s something for everybody on Broadway this spring: comedies (“The Play That Goes Wrong”), dramas (“Sweat”), star vehicles (“War Paint”) and revivals (“Hello, Dolly!…

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Friday, February 17, 2017

BWW TV: What's SWEAT All About? The Broadway-Bound Cast Explains! by Tv - Press Previews

Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater,Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winnerLynn Nottage, directed byKate Whoriskeywill transfer to Broadwa…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Stars of Sweat on Bringing Lynn Nottage's Play to Broadway & Why We Need More Empathy by Broadway.com

Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's new play Sweat is about to make its Broadway premiere. The stars discuss why this story about the plight of the American working class needs to be to…

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Photo Coverage: SWEAT Company Gets Ready for a Broadway Bow! by Walter McBride

Following a sold out, critically acclaimed engagement at New York's Public Theater, Sweat, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey will transfer to Bro…

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Photos: Meet the Cast of Sweat by Hannah Vine

The production marks the Broadway debut of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage.

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Broadway-Bound! The Cast of Lynn Nottage's Sweat Meets the Press by Broadway.com

After gaining a lot of buzz off-Broadway, Sweat is poised to begin performances at Studio 54 on March 4. Take a look at the stars as they prep for their Broadway bow!

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