Monday, March 29, 2021

Meet the Cast of Passing Through: Reed Armstrong by Goodspeed Musicals

PASSING THROUGH on Goodspeed On Demand streams March 15 - April 4, 2021. Click for tickets: https://bit.ly/3cqzbQV Set amidst the rich sounds and diverse tapestry of the American landscape…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM
Friday, January 8, 2021

Odds & Ends: Alex Boniello Releases EP Hi & New Music Video by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Alex Boniello Releases EP Hi & New Music Video Broadway favorite Alex Boniello, whose credits include Deaf West's Sprin…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:36PM
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Outer Critics Circle Sets Plans for 70th Annual Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

We now know what is going to happen with this year's Outer Critics Circle Awards. The OCCs, which honor Broadway, off and off-off-Broadway, is scrapping competition. In lieu of tradition…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:54AM
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Why Girl From the North Country's Marc Kudisch Never Planned to Be on Broadway and More on Show People by Michael Appler

Marc Kudisch, the perennial stage actor who’s appeared in 15 Broadway shows and earned three Tony nominations, thinks he’s an unlikely Broadway star. “I didn’t sing when I got to Ne…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:54PM
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Four Broadway Newcomers Nominated for 2020 Clive Barnes Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A group of talented young Broadway stars are among the nominees for the 10th Annual Clive Barnes Awards. The presentation of the annual honor recognizing excellence in theater and dance will…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:06PM

Celia Rose Gooding, Sophia Anne Caruso, Andrew Burnap & More Named Finalists for Clive Barnes Awards

The Clive Barnes Foundation, today announced finalists for the 10th Annual Clive Barnes Awards, recognizing excellence in Theater and Dance. According to the New York Times, the list inclu…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:51AM
Friday, February 14, 2020

Grand Horizons' Ben McKenzie May Be TV Famous, But His First Love Is Theater by Caitlin Moynihan

Age: 41 Hometown: Austin, Texas (which was "a slice of Americana.") Current Role: Ben, a lawyer who must balance the news of his parents' 50-year marriage coming to an end and his evolving…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:48PM
Friday, January 31, 2020

2020 Tony Award eligibility rulings Round 2: ‘The Inheritance,’ ‘Slave Play,’ and more by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time during the 2019-2020 Broadway season to discuss eligibility of eleven productions for the 2020 American Theatre Wing’s 74th…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:00AM
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Tonys Announce Second Set of Rulings for 2019-2020 Season: Three Inheritance Stars Deemed Leads & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on January 30 for the second time this season to confirm the eligibility status of 11 Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2020 T…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:42PM

Tony Awards Administration Committee makes second round of determinations by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time this season to discuss eligibility of 11 Broadway productions.  The productions discussed were “The Great Society,” “S…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 05:45PM
Monday, January 27, 2020

Odds & Ends: Inheritance & Slave Play Scribes to Be Honored by Human Rights Campaign & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Inheritance & Slave Play Scribes to Be Honored by Human Rights Campaign The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest L…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:18PM
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Frank Wood & Ari Graynor to Star in New Drama The Best We Could (a family tragedy) Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Emily Feldman's new play The Best We Could (a family tragedy), set to arrive at off-Broadway's City Center—Stage II this spring. Daniel Aukin will direct the previ…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:42PM
Monday, January 6, 2020

Michelle Williams, Brian Cox, Elton John & More Broadway Alums Win 2020 Golden Globe Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A slew of stage stars were honored for their work on-screen at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2020 Golden Globe Awards on January 5. Ricky Gervais hosted the event from The Beverl…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:03AM
Monday, December 9, 2019

Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Andrew Lloyd Webber & More Earn 2020 Golden Globe Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Nominations are here for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2020 Golden Globe Awards! A talented group of theater alums are among the list of creatives set to be recognized at the ce…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:48AM
Saturday, November 30, 2019

THE GREAT SOCIETY Closes on Broadway Today, November 30

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, starring Brian Cox ('Succession') as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as s…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:57AM
Friday, November 29, 2019

Are Pittsburgh theatergoers ready for plays on racism, aging and LBJ? by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Reviews of Broadway shows include “Slave Play,” “The Height of the Storm,” “The Great Society” and “Forbidden Broadway.” 

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 08:00AM
Monday, November 25, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 25th - AIN'T TOO PROUD And A CHRISTMAS CAROL Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (24.28%), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (8.10%), Beetlejuice (2.64%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.20%) and Hadestown…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:11PM
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren Slips in the Polls at THE GREAT SOCIETY

With more than 8,000 ballots counted to date, and with two weeks left to vote in the 'Great Society Primary' at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater, it is still anyone's race for Presid…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:13PM
Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Great Society ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg November 14, 2019: Given the state of political gridlock, and partisan politics we’re in, Robert Schenkkan’s The Great Society – Part II of The LBJ Plays, is a ti…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 12:23AM
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A whirlwind history lesson on the legacy of LBJ in ‘The Great Society’ at the Vivian Beaumont Theater by Deb Miller

With campaigning for the 2020 US election in full swing and impeachment inquiries dominating the news, the theme of presidential politics is a timely one. The Great Society – the second of…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:10PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Brian Cox on Shakespeare, 'Succession' and the Crisis We're In by Variety

Why the actor, now on Broadway in 'The Great Society,' chases 'scripts of the now.' 

SOURCE: bpn.fm at 07:00AM

Brian Cox on Shakespeare, 'Succession' and the Crisis We're In by Variety

  Why the actor, now on Broadway in 'The Great Society,' chases 'scripts of the now.' 

SOURCE: stagecraft.libsyn.com at 04:00AM
Monday, November 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls Retains Fetch Factor at the Box Office by Broadway.com

The kids might be back in school, but Mean Girls is still a hot ticket with Broadway audiences. The cheered musical comedy based on Tina Fey's hit film is having a strong fall, most especi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:33PM

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 11th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL and A CHRISTMAS CAROL Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (24.28%), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (8.10%), Beetlejuice (2.64%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.20%) and Hadestown…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:50AM

VIDEO: SUCCESSION's Brian Cox Talks Playing LBJ on Broadway on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

'Successiona?? star Brian Cox sat down with Ryan Seacrest and guest co-host Carrie Underwood to talk about playing Lyndon B. Johnson in 'The Great Society' on Broadway on today's a?oeLive wi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:59AM
Friday, November 8, 2019

Paulanne Simmons Unscripted by Barry Gordin

The Big Lesson from The Great Society November 7, 2019: Robert Schenkkan’s newest play, The Great Society, chronicles the presidency of Lyndon Johnson from 1964 until Richard Nixon too…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:15AM
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Great Society by Darryl Reilly

LBJ’s ambitious social programs in the United States of the 1960’s being sidetracked by the folly of the Vietnam War and his mishandling of the unrest caused by the Civil Rights Movement…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 03:25PM
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:13PM

Frank Wood, Margaret Colin, Ilana Levine to Lead Richard Greenberg's The Perplexed Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for The Perplexed, a new play by Tony winner Richard Greenberg set to appear at off-Broadway's City Center—Stage I in 2020. Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director Lynne …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM

The Women Who Helped Shape LBJ’S Administration by Jeryl Brunner

The new play, The Great Society, features the women who were key to the Johnson presidency.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:10AM
Monday, November 4, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 4th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL and BETRAYAL Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (4.33%), Beetlejuice (3.35%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.65%), Ain't Too Proud (1.44%) and The Lightning Thief (1.3…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:40PM

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