Thursday, March 7, 2019

Zachary Quinto, Jill Paice & Christopher Fitzgerald to Appear in Off-Broadway's Nassim by Andy Lefkowitz

Barrow Street Theatricals has announced a starry lineup of rotating guest actors for the American premiere of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Ra…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ben Platt & Charlie Carver Warm Our Hearts in New 'Ease My Mind' Music Video by Andy Lefkowitz

We're counting down the days until the March 29 release of Ben Platt's debut album Sing to Me Instead. In advance of the album's premiere, the Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner h…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Lilli Cooper, Gavin Creel, Donna McKechnie & More Set for 2019 Broadway Backwards by Andy Lefkowitz

What a lineup! A talent-packed slate of stars have been assembled to offer gender-bending takes on their favorite tunes at the 14th edition of Broadway Backwards. Hosted by Tony nominee Jenn…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Cynthia Nixon, Finn Wittrock & More Stage Stars Join Ryan Murphy's Cuckoo's Nest Prequel Ratched by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list group of theater alums have signed on for Netflix's Ratched, Ryan Murphy's new series starring Emmy-winning Broadway alum Sarah Paulson (American Crime Story, The Glas…

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Monday, December 31, 2018 Readers Vote Mean Girls as Their Top Show of 2018! See What Others Made the Top 10 List by Lindsey Sullivan

Now this news is fetch! We asked fans to vote for their favorite Great White Way production of 2018, and Mean Girls took the top spot! The production and its talented stars have…

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

2018 Wrap-Up: Picks the Best Performances of the Year by Caitlin Moynihan

Making a list of just five of our favorite performances of 2018 is a difficult burden to carry, especially because of all the incredible talent seen on the boards this year. But these unforg…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Lifespan of a Fact Recoups Investment; West End Staging & National Tour in the Works by Andy Lefkowitz

It's a hit! The star-packed world premiere staging of The Lifespan of a Fact, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale, has recouped its production costs. Lifespan is …

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Friday, December 14, 2018

The Friday 5: 5 Most Underrated Performances of 2018 by JK

Today's Friday 5 continues our celebration of the Best of 2018 with a look at 5 male performers and 5 female performers whose work this season we feel has been underappreciated. They, o…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Jenni Barber, Jessica Frances Dukes, Manoel Felciano to Lead Signature Revival of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre has announced full casting for the first revival of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage. Obie winner Kamilah Forbes will…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A Sneak Peek at Matt Bomer in Will & Grace by Marc J. Franklin

The stage and screen star, most recently seen on Broadway in The Boys in the Band, guest stars on the December 6 episode.

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Looking Forward to Winter: December 2018 - February 2019 by JK

Why am I always so shocked when December rolls around? The older I get, the faster time goes by. Ah, well. At least I have a lot to look forward to as the holidays approach (and fly by) and …

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Out100: Billy Porter Named Performance of the Year; Mj Rodriguez, Cynthia Nixon, Brendon Urie & More Honored by Andy Lefkowitz

Out Magazine has announced the lineup of influencers listed among its 2018 Out100. A slew of theater-related honorees fill out the slate, including Kinky Boots Tony winner Billy Porter, name…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Broadway Newcomer ‘Boys In The Band’ Was A Revival, Tony Committee Decides by Greg Evans

Joe Mantello’s recent Broadway staging of Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band will be eligible for a 2019 Tony Award – no surprise there – but theater trivia buffs …

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Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings in 2018-2019 Season: Boys in the Band Is Deemed a Revival & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on October 18 for the first time this season to confirm the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing&#…

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‘The Boys in the Band’ to be considered a revival for Tony Awards by Caitlin Huston

“The Boys in the Band” will be considered a revival of a play for this year’s Tony Awards. The Tony Awards Administration Committee met Thursday for the first time this season and disc…

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Tony Awards Determine Eligibility for First Shows of the 2018–2019 Season by Ryan McPhee

Among the productions discussed were Pretty Woman and The Boys in the Band.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Mean Girls, The Boys in the Band, Harry Potter Nominated for Artios Casting Awards by Adam Hetrick

The awards, recognizing the achievements of casting agents working in film, television, and theatre, will be presented in New York and Los Angeles January 31.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Looking Forward to Fall: September - November 2018 by JK

Today's Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer. Instead of being sad that the summer season is over, I'm choosing to be optimistic about the coming fall. But first, let's have quick review …

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Recent Broadway Alum Matt Bomer, Minnie Driver, Adam Rippon to Guest Star on Will & Grace by Mark Peikert

Bomer made his Broadway debut this year in The Boys in the Band.

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Broadway Box Office Wilts A Bit To $36M: ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Pretty Woman’, ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Withstand Summer Heat by Greg Evans

Broadway box office wilted a tad in the summer NYC heat, slipping to $35,465,012 for Week 12 of the season. That’s a 5% drop from the previous week. Some of the slip during the week en…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

'The Boys in the Band' & 'Pretty Woman' Break Broadway Records by Lee Seymour

Two very different shows made excellent impressions on their target audiences.

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‘Pretty Woman’ & ‘Boys In The Band’ Break House Records As Broadway Box Office Hits $37M by Greg Evans

Pretty Woman: The Musical and The Boys in the Band broke house records last week as Broadway’s box office held steady into the summer’s dog days. Total b.o. for the 31 shows c…

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Broadway Grosses: The Boys in the Band Wraps Up Main-Stem Run with Record-Breaking Week by

The star-packed Broadway-premiere production of The Boys in the Band concluded its hit run this weekend on a new high. The celebrated 50th-anniversary mounting of Mart Crowley's landmark…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/13; PRETTY WOMAN and THE BOYS IN THE BAND Break Records by Bww Special

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the …

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 13th - The Boys In The Band Closes As Broadway's Top Growing Play! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals wereGettin' The Band Back Together10.47,Pretty Woman8.18,Head Over Heels4.07,My Fair Lady1.39 andSummer1.39.The top growing current Broadway plays w…

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND Take its Final Broadway Bow by Stage Tube

The Boys in The Band took its final Broadway bow yesterday, August 11, 2018. The limited engagement began previews on April 30th at Broadway's Booth Theater 222 West 45th Street and official…

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

The Boys in the Band, With Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, and More, Ends Broadway Run August 11 by Ryan McPhee

The limited engagement marked the Broadway premiere of Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking 1968 play.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Summer Stage, ELO, Last-Chance “Clear Day” by Mark Beech

The Center Park’s Summer Stage’s free shows; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; Jeff Lynne’s ELO; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some o…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

REVIEW: The Boys in the Band by JK

Review of the matinee performance on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Booth Theatre in New York City. Starring Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, Robin …

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Monday, August 6, 2018

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 6th - Gettin' The Band and Boys In The Band Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Gettin' The Band Back Together 11.66, Head Over Heels 10.81, Summer 3.04, My Fair Lady 2.78 and Beautiful 2.12.The top growing current Broadway…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Shakira, “Mary Page Marlowe” by Mark Beech

Music by Rod Stewart, Shakira and The Breeders; comedy by Mike Birbiglia; serious plays such as the latest by Tracy Letts, “Mary Page Marlowe.” These are just some of the highlights of p…

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