Monday, May 3, 2021

More at BroadwayCon by Sandi Durell

by Adam Cohen . . . Making Theater During the Pandemic was a featured session at the 2021 BroadwayCon. Hosted graciously by Melissa Errico (Meet Me in St. Louis) the panel included Drew Gehl…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

First Look: Sutton Foster, ‘Bring Me to the Light’ by Matthew Wexler

Sutton Foster and friends gather at City Center for a concert celebrating Broadway's best before she returns this fall in a revival of 'The Music Man.' The post First Look: Sutton Foster, …

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Wake Up With BWW 4/22: Hugh Jackman on Rudin and THE MUSIC MAN, and More

Today's top stories: Hugh Jackman breaks silence on Rudin and The Music Man, sneak peek at Jeremy Jordan's streaming concert 'Carry On', In The Heights film soundtrack sets release date, and…

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

‘Music Man’ Star Hugh Jackman Says Musical Is ‘Rebuilding’ After Scott Rudin Exit by Antonio Ferme

Hugh Jackman, star of the upcoming Broadway revival of “The Music Man,” said that the company is rebuilding their team following Scott Rudin’s announcement that he is stepping back fro…

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Hugh Jackman Breaks His Silence on Scott Rudin and Reveals Future of THE MUSIC MAN

Over the weekend, Sutton Foster spoke out about the recent controversy surrounding Scott Rudin- the former producer of her Broadway-bound revival of The Music Man. Now her co-star, Hugh J…

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Hugh Jackman Says Broadway’s ‘The Music Man’ Is “Rebuilding” In Wake Of Scott Rudin Step Back by Greg Evans

Hugh Jackman, star of the upcoming Broadway revival of The Music Man produced by Scott Rudin, said today that the company is “rebuilding the Music Man team” in the wake of Rudin’s deci…

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Upcoming The Music Man Star Hugh Jackman Releases Statement on Abuse Allegations Against Producer Scott Rudin by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner broke his silence days after co-star Sutton Foster commented on the industry reckoning.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Amid Scott Rudin controversy, actors give Broadway an ultimatum by Johnny Oleksinski

Theater people will march on Thursday to protest racism — and Scott Rudin. Rudin, the producer of “The Book of Mormon” and the upcoming Hugh Jackman-led revival of “The Music Man,”…

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Monday, April 19, 2021

Upcoming The Music Man Star Sutton Foster on Producer Scott Rudin 'Stepping Back' by Dan Meyer

“I feel like the only positive outcome is the one that happened,” said the Tony winner in an Instagram video.

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

‘Music Man’ Star Sutton Foster Breaks Silence On Producer Scott Rudin’s Broadway “Step Back” by Greg Evans

Sutton Foster, who is set to co-star in the upcoming $17 million revival of The Music Man on Broadway with Hugh Jackman, made her first public comments about the show’s producer, Scott Rud…

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Hugh Jackman & Laura Dern to Star in Follow-Up Film to Florian Zeller’s Oscar-Nominated The Father by Lindsey Sullivan

Two towering talents are teaming up! Deadline reports that The Music Man-bound star Hugh Jackman and Oscar winner Laura Dern are set to star in writer/director Florian Zeller's The Son, a fo…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Hugh Jackman & Lauren Dern to Star in Follow-Up Film to Florian Zeller’s Oscar-Nominated The Father by Lindsey Sullivan

Two towering talents are teaming up! Deadline reports that The Music Man-bound star Hugh Jackman and Oscar winner Laura Dern are set to star in writer/director Florian Zeller's The Son, a fo…

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Catch Up with Sutton Foster, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by, this installment will …

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Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: 04/17/21 by

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of BROADWAY PROFILES. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by, this installment will air…

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

BWW Exclusive: How 4th Graders from Long Island Are Bringing Broadway to the Classroom

Disappointment has turned into opportunity for Mr. Contratti's Fourth Grade Class. When the students' trip to see The Music Man was canceled due to the Broadway shutdown and ongoing healt…

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Red Bucket Match-Up: Our Team Leaders Need You! by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Our virtual red buckets are starting to fill! We are four days into the Red Bucket Match-Up and have just passed the $100,000 mark! Our fundraising team leaders need your help to keep the mo…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Sutton Foster Joined by Kelli O’Hara, Raúl Esparza & Joaquina Kalukango for City Center Concert Bring Me to Light by Lindsey Sullivan

Some Broadway favorites recently reunited on the City Center stage for a concert that can be seen later this month. Sutton Foster | Bring Me to Light, filmed live at City Center, premieres…

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Broadway Cares Red Bucket Match-Up by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Six of Broadway and Hollywood’s most charitable stars are stepping up to lead the first Red Bucket Match-Up, an online fundraising campaign starting today to fund Broadway Cares/Equity FIg…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Wenger Corporation | Celebrating the Music Man, Harry Wenger on the Company’s 75th Anniversary by Michael Eddy

In 2021, the Wenger Corporation celebrates its 75th Anniversary! Harry Wenger, along with his wife Ruth, founded Wenger Corporation in 1946, a time when music programs were booming in school…

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Monday, March 29, 2021

Watch Damon J. Gillespie Takeover Our Instagram! by BroadwayWorld

From March 28, 2021. Damon J. Gillespie took over our Instagram on March 28, in anticipation of Bringing You Broadway's upcoming benefit concert for World Autism Day! Missed out on all the…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Call Answered: Kyle Taylor Parker: Singer, Actor, Broadway Soul album, Kinky Boots by Adam Rothenberg

Kyle Taylor Parker was originally cast as an “Angel” in the Broadway production of Kinky Boots, but his wings took flight and he was next headlining the first National Tour of Kinky Boot…

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Greatspeed: The Music Man by Goodspeed Musicals

We'll talk a little (or a lot!) about The Music Man in this episode of Greatspeed! Actress Stephanie Pope (Eulalie Shinn), director Jenn Thompson and choreographer Patricia Wilcox joined us …

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Odds & Ends: Kerry Washington Joins The School For Good and Evil & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Kerry Washington Joins The School For Good and Evil According to Variety, Kerry Washington and Charlize Theron have joined…

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Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

Broadway Games: Which Happened First? We made it through another week! Here's a new game to get your Broadway brain going! How To Play: Put each list in the order in which they occurred. …

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 16, 2007: The future Tony-winning Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? opens at the …

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Friday, February 5, 2021

We've Been Heard! Derek Klena to Replace Hugh Jackman in "The Music Man" Because Age Was the Problem by Broadway Beat

by Emily Elizabeth Jones. @EJonesy__. NEW YORK, NY - After receiving criticism that their upcoming The Music Man revival featuring a cast...

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Friday, January 22, 2021
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Remembering Broadway Star Rebecca Luker by Terry Gross

Luker, who died of ALS Dec. 23, received Tony nominations for her performances in Showboat, The Music Man and Mary Poppins. She spoke to Fresh Air in 1999, 2000, 2013 and 2020.

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Friday, December 25, 2020

Our year-end 2020 Blog Year in almost all show tune salutes or parodies by Fred Landau

 Our year-end 2020 Blog Year in almost all show tune  salutes January “The Hollywood Gown” series tried to pick up where it was  interrupted in 2013 - Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt…

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020


(Anita Gates’s article appeared in The New York Times, 12/23;  Photo:  Rebecca Luker as Maria, surrounded by the von Trapp children, in the 1998 Broadway revival of “The Sound of Music…

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Rebecca Luker, a Broadway star for 3 decades, dies at 59 by Anita Gates / The New York Times

Her Broadway career, fueled by her crystal-clear operatic soprano, brought her Tony Award nominations for “Show Boat,” “The Music Man” and “Mary Poppins.”

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