Monday, July 22, 2019

Sutton Foster to Be Honored by Drama League at 36th Annual Benefit Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

A legendary organization is tipping its hat to a Broadway favorite. Sutton Foster, the two-time Tony winner slated to return to Broadway next year in The Music Man, has been named the honore…

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Friday, July 19, 2019


Reviewed By: Stacey Crawley/HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Geoff Packard leads a dynamic and charismatic cast in Meredith [...] The post ZIMMERMAN’S <em>THE MUSIC MAN</em> IS A CELEBRATION…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Watch ‘(Ya Got) Trouble’ From Mary Zimmerman's The Music Man at the Goodman by Andrew Gans

The Meredith Willson musical continues at the Chicago venue through August 18.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Friday, July 12, 2019

Goodman Theatre’s ‘The Music Man’ Marches to a Beat of Its Own Drum by Matthew Wexler

Director Mary Zimmerman gives the classic musical "The Music Man" a fresh spin — and audiences are going wild. The post Goodman Theatre’s ‘The Music Man’ Marches to a Beat of Its Ow…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Tamyra Gray, Edward Hibbert & More Join Hollywood Bowl's Starry Into the Woods by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of Into the Woods. The previously announced production, featuring direction and choreography by Tony nomi…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Music Man offers a musical conundrum at the Goodman by Catey Sullivan

Mary Zimmerman’s production sings, though the gender politics creak. You can say this for director Mary Zimmerman's staging of Meredith Willson's multiple Tony…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Good Trouble: The Music Man at Goodman Theatre by Aaron Hunt

Led by Mary Zimmerman, this pitch-perfect revival is the ideal accompaniment to a summer night.

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Mary Zimmerman–Directed The Music Man Extends at the Goodman by Andrew Gans

The Meredith Willson musical continues at the Chicago venue for an extra week.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Watch Scenes From Mary Zimmerman-Directed The Music Man at the Goodman by Andrew Gans

The Meredith Willson musical continues at the Chicago venue through August 11.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Hugh Jackman on taking his show on the road — and wanting Ryan Reynolds to cameo by Jessica Derschowitz

Even before he starred in a certain movie musical with a certain title, Hugh Jackman was known for being a hell of a showman. You could even say he’s one of the greatest. The actor has cha…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Kent Overshown Completes Cast of Encores! Off-Center's Promenade by Andy Lefkowitz

New York theater alum Kent Overshown will take the stage of City Center next month, co-starring in the Encores! Off-Center staging of Al Carmines and Maria Irene Fornés' 1969 musical Promen…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part III: The Midwest by JK

With the spring rush and awards season behind us, it's time to get back to our regularly scheduled content! Today, we continue our popular series Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals, focusing t…

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Monday, June 17, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Sutton Foster Talks Season 6 of Younger and Upcoming Broadway Revival of The Music Man by Dan Meyer

The two-time Tony winner dropped by Good Morning America to talk about her current projects.

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

On “The Music Man” by Trav S.D.

As I write this, it happens to be Robert Preston’s (1918-1987) birthday. Preston’s never been my favorite actor — he always struck me more as an announcer type than an actor. He’d ha…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Odds & Ends: Ashley Park Joins Cast of Grand Horizons at Williamstown & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ashley Park Joins Cast of Grand Horizons at Williamstown Theatre Festival More casting is here for the Williamstown Theatre Fes…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Look Back at Dick Van Dyke in the 1980 Revival of The Music Man by Nathan Skethway

The revival, directed and choreographed by Michael Kidd, opened at New York City Center June 5, 1980.

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Monday, June 3, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019

Hollywood Bowl's Into the Woods Adds Sutton Foster, Hailey Kilgore, Skylar Astin & Cheyenne Jackson by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list group of stage stars have joined the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods. The previously announced production, featuring direction and choreography by Tony nomi…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Ben Platt & More to Present at the 2019 Tony Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list lineup of stars will make Broadway dreams come true next month. Presenters have been announced for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, scheduled for June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. The…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Watch Hugh Jackman Display His Tap Skills for Upcoming World Tour by Adam Hetrick

Set to launch his first-ever world tour May 7, the Tony-winning actor will also return to Broadway in 2020 in The Music Man.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Goodspeed's THE MUSIC MAN by BroadwayWorld

River City's about to get the last thing they expected and the very thing they needin The Music Man. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed Musicals'rip-roarin' dance-filled classic run…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

6 Reasons To Love ‘The Music Man’ by Kailey Hansen

Cue those seventy-six trombones because ‘The Music Man’ has found its star-studded Broadway revival. Set to open officially on October 22, 2020, the production will star Hugh Jackman as …

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Monday, April 8, 2019

PIX11 Will Partner with The Broadway Channel for New Episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal by

PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting's New York flagship station, has partnered with The Broadway Channel to present a new episode of Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, a monthly series of specials…

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Hugh Jackman Explains Why He Was Destined for The Music Man on Broadway by Ruthie Fierberg

The Greatest Showman star talks his upcoming Broadway return on Good Morning America—with a surprise from Sara Bareilles.

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VIDEO: THE MUSIC MAN Was Hugh Jackman's First Ever Musical by Stage Tube

Hugh Jackman was a guest on Monday morning's episode of 'Good Morning America' to discuss his upcoming film 'Missing Link.' During the interview, he reveals that 'The Music Man,' the show he…

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