Friday, September 21, 2018

Charities Selected for Contribution in Memory of Broadway Star Marin Mazzie by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a moving tribute with Broadway marquee lights dimmed on September 19, representatives for the late three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie have reached out to to inform f…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Daniel Radcliffe to Last of the SummerStage by Mark Beech

Music still leads New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon follows his Madison Square Garden shows with one last big tour gig, at Corona Park, Flushing Meadows. Central Park SummerStag…

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Top London Performing Arts This Week: Ralph Fiennes to Kylie Minogue by Mark Beech

It is a week of stellar returns for the London stage this week. Ralph Fiennes is back at the National Theatre, this time playing Antony in “Antony and Cleopatra.” Kylie Minogue takes ove…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Broadway League Will Now Dim All Broadway Marquee Lights in Memory of Marin Mazzie by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway League has announced an adjustment to a prior decision to dim the marquee lights of only six Broadway theaters on September 19 in memory of the late three-time Tony nominee Mari…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Remembering Broadway Star Marin Mazzie by Jeff Lunden

Actress Marin Mazzie has died of ovarian cancer at age 57. Mazzie had a three-decade career, with her breakout role playing Clara in Stephen Sondheim's Passion in 1994. She was in Ragtime, K…

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Top London Performing Arts This Week: 50 Cent, “Foxfinder” by Mark Beech

A string of new plays opened this week in London, led by “Foxfinder,” starring Olivier Award-winner Iwan Rheon. Off West End, “The Village,” “Distance” and “An Adventure” are…

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Broadway Star Marin Mazzie Is Remembered for Her Lustrous Career in Comedy & Drama by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a long battle with ovarian cancer, three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie passed away on September 13 at age 57. The original star of Passion and Ragtime made a memorable mark on the…

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My pick of musicals to replace those closing in 2019

As Summer draws to a close, and the first countdown-to-Christmas posts start appearing on Facebook (way too soon!), it seems like a good time to look at what we can expect from the West End…

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Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Paul Simon Bows Out, David Byrne, “Heartbreak House” by Mark Beech

Music leads our choice of New York performing arts this week. Paul Simon is playing his last big shows in New York before retiring from touring, while David Byrne is returning to the Forest …

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Marin Mazzie: 1960-2018 by Wendy Caster

It was 1996. I was visiting from California and only had time for two shows. One, of course, had to be the new Sondheim, Passion. I had heard raves about Donna Murphy, who was, of …

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Israeli Film and TV Star Yehezkel Lazarov Will Lead FIDDLER ON THE ROOF on Tour by BroadwayWorld

Casting has been announced for the North American tour of the Tony Award - nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof. A beloved theatrical classic from Tony-winner Joseph Stein and …

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From Passion to The King and I: Look Back at Marin Mazzie's Career on the Stage by Hannah Vine

The beloved theatre veteran died September 13 at 57.

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King and I: the best ever by Cogency

The King and I by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II. Lincoln Center production directed by Bartlett Sher. June 2016.   IN MEMORY OF MARIN MAZZIE, WE ARE RE-RUNNING THIS REVIEW …

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Industry Interview: Trafalgar Releasing Gives Us the Scoop on Expanding in the US with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, RED, THE KING AND I & More by Robert Diamond

We chatted recently withTrafalgar Releasing's CEO Marc Allenby, and recently hired senior VP, programming and acquisitionsKymerbli Frueh to get the scoop on everything the company is up to, …

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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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Friday, September 7, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Ringo Starr to Last-Chance “Carousel” by Mark Beech

New York’s autumn theater season adds another two shows this week: “Girl From the North Country,” Conor McPherson’s play with Bob Dylan music, and pool-room saga “The Nap.” They …

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Top London Stage This Week: Pinter at the Pinter, Last Night of Proms, Arctic Monkeys by Mark Beech

London is saying farewell to the Proms for another year with the Last Night and looking forward to a lively autumn season for performing arts.The “Pinter at the Pinter” season is now sta…

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/7 - THE KING AND I, NEWSIES, and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Mary Beth Peil Will Play Final Performance in ANASTASIA On September 23 by BroadwayWorld

Mary Beth Peil will play her final performance as the Dowager Empress in the hit Broadway musical ANASTASIA on September 23, 2018. Peil is an original member of the Broadway company and was…

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

BWW Review: THE KING AND I, The London Palladium by Cindy Marcolina

The London Palladium and The King and I have welcomed back to the stage Ruthie Ann Miles with a warm embrace. Miles, who was forced to quit performing after a devastating accident earlier in…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Major Play Debuts, Laura Pausini, Sun Ra, Hamilton by Mark Beech

This week, New York has two significant plays making their debuts: Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy “Bernhardt/Hamlet” and “The True,” Sharr White’s political satire.Meanwhile, music …

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Top London Performing Arts This Week: Stellar Transfers to Proms by Mark Beech

This week London is about to get some amazing transfers of acclaimed shows, both from New York and Edinburgh.One of New York’s best plays of the past few years, the multi-award-winning “…

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Lieutenant of Inishmore and The King and I, Both in Brilliant Form: From London by Steven Suskin

Martin McDonagh's macabre thriller and Rodgers and Hammerstein's Siamese spectacle are done to perfection The post The Lieutenant of Inishmore and The King and I, Both in Brilliant Form: Fro…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: Carnival, Dizzee Rascal, Dinosaurs, Swan Lake and Little Voice by Mark Beech

Londoners seeking entertainment in this bank-holiday week are spoiled for choice.Music fans can listen to Dizzy Rascal at the South West Four festival, Britney Spears at the O2 or Bernstein …

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Top New York Stage This Week: Revived “Band’s Visit,” Autumn Lookahead by Mark Beech

The new fall season looms in New York, with a lot to look forward to, including three shows that were big hits in London: “Girl From the North Country,” with Bob Dylan songs; Jez Butterw…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

The King And I is coming to a cinema near you by Carly-Ann Clements

West End audiences have been getting to know The King And I over the summer and now, for one night only, the rest of the world can get acquainted with the multi-Tony Award-winning production…

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

London’s The King and I to Receive Cinema Release by Mark A. Robinson

The critically acclaimed and Tony-winning revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I, now playing at London’s Palladium Theatre, will be released in cinemas for a special two-d…

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West End’s The King and I to be screened in cinemas by Georgia Snow

West End musical The King and I will be shown in cinemas later this year, it has been announced. The Rodgers and

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Tony-Winning King and I Revival with Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe & Ruthie Ann Miles to Appear in Cinemas Worldwide by Andy Lefkowitz

Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I, currently appearing in London's West End, will be released in cinemas around the…

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Breaking: West End THE KING AND I, with Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe, Will be Released in Cinemas Worldwide This Fall! by BroadwayWorld

The multiple Tony award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, currently enjoying huge West End success, will be released in cinemas around th…

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