Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Alexandra Billings to Join Wicked as Madame Morrible; Will Be First Openly Trans Actress to Play the Role by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen veteran Alexandra Billings, acclaimed for her turn on Amazon's Transparent, will join the Broadway company of Wicked as Madame Morrible beginning on January 20, 2020. Billi…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Ivo van Hove's West Side Story to Star Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Amar Ramasar & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of West Side Story from Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove and internationally acclaimed choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Jonathan Cake to Star in Shakespeare in the Park's Coriolanus by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for the Public Theater's upcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of the dark tragedy Coriolanus. The previously announced production, directed by Tony winner Daniel Sull…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

2018 - 2019: The Season That Was... by JK

With today's opening of Beetlejuice, the Broadway 2018 - 2019 is in the record books. Actually, the season doesn't officially end until May 26th, but unofficially, the Tony Awards cut off is…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Jennifer Laura Thompson & Michael Park Set for Star-Packed Reading of Into the Wild Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Into the Wild could soon be seen singing out on Broadway. A new musical is in development based on Jon Krakauer's bestselling 1996 nonfiction book and 2007 film, with a private…

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Report From New York: Just Closed ‘The Nap’ And ‘Inner Voices’ Worth A Local Look by Bill Hirschman

We’re back from our trip to New York to scout out productions you might want to see (or not), shows that might tour South Florida and scripts that might be worth reviving in our regional…

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

BWW Flashback: THE NAP Takes Its Final Shot on Broadway Today! by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean One Man, Two Guvnors and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan Lillian Hellman's …

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The Nap Closes on Broadway November 11 by Olivia Clement

Richard Bean's comedy, in which a live game of snooker unfolds onstage, wraps up its limited run.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The Nap and Transparent Standout Alexandra Billings on the Miracle of Broadway, Why Judith Light Is a Superhero and More by Paul Wontorek

As the stories of transgender life have stepped out of the shadows in recent years, the formidable talents of Alexandra Billings have demanded a brighter spotlight. As the 56-year-old favori…

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Fresh Face: Alexandra Billings of The Nap by

Get to know The Nap's Alexandra Billings and learn about her journey to the Broadway stage.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Cher Musical, Elton John, Ferryman by Mark Beech

New York has another musical biography in town. “The Cher Show” is starting previews. Three actresses portray the star in a sequined spectacular that follows jukebox tributes to the like…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Class Notes: From “The Nap,” Ethan Hova by James Marino

Listen: Lauren Class Schneider talks to cast member Ethan Hova about Manhattan Theatre Club’s “The Nap” playing on Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Class Notes a…

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Final Two Weeks To See Manhattan Theatre Club's THE NAP on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean One Man, Two Guvnors and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan Lillian Hellman's …

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Closing Time! Last Chance to See Nicolette Robinson in Waitress, The Nap, Anastasia's Zach Adkins & More by Eric King

New York theater audiences are preparing to say goodbye to three star turns, two new Broadway plays, the reworking of a classic rock 'n' roll revue, a slew of off-Broadway offer…

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

“The Ferryman” at The Bernard Jacobs Theatre by Richard Seff

The New York theater season has barely begun and already we have several marvelous plays on which theater fans can feast. Some are revivals; some are newly minted; but all have impeccable cr…

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
Friday, October 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Ferryman” Opens to Raves; Cher Musical on Way by Mark Beech

“The Ferryman” has just opened on Broadway to rave reviews. The Jez Butterworth play is the biggest highlight of New York’s performing-arts scene this week. It won unanimous five-star …

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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - THE NAP by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Alexandra Billings, Kate Bornstein, Will Davis, More Join Trans Visibility Panel by Olivia Clement

The discussion, presented by MTC, will follow the November 4 matinee performance of The Nap on Broadway.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

MTC Will Hold 'Trans Visibility In The Theatre' Panel, Following Performance of THE NAP by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club will Trans Visibility in the Theatre, a panel directly following the Sunday, November 4th matinee of The Nap. Come to an open discussion about increasing trans presenc…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Heather Lind Takes on Seven Questions about Broadway's The Nap, Shakespeare Dream Roles, and the Joy of AMC's Turn

Heather Lind talks about her complex comic character in The Nap, co-starring on AMC's Turn, and her dream Shakespeare role.

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Daniel Radcliffe, Justin Timberlake, Fringe Festival by Mark Beech

Daniel Radcliffe stars in “The Lifespan of a Fact,” which has just opened. It is one of the highlights of performing arts in New York this week. Justin Timberlake is at Madison Square Ga…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

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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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Ferryman Makes a Splash on the Great White Way by

Jez Butterworth's Olivier-winning West End hit The Ferryman is making a strong showing in its first couple of weeks on Broadway. Audiences are packing the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre to se…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Amazon's Transparent to Conclude Series with Two-Hour Musical Episode by

We just might be one step closer to getting the Transparent stage musical we've all dreamt about. Following an April concert featuring songs penned by Emmy-nominated Transparent writer F…

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Elton John to “American Son” by Mark Beech

As debate continues on the slogan “Make America Great Again” – with plenty of people on both sides of the debate saying the U.S. is already great and could be greater – a raft of new…

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The Nap **** by Barry Gordin

By Isa Goldberg October 14, 2018:  Watching a bunch of grifters, in The Nap, is a guilty pleasure because it’s silly, and delightfully inconsequential. It’s a comedy well timed for t…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The London shows that should come to NYC — and the ones that shouldn’t by Johnny Oleksinski

They’re Brexiting all the way to New York. “The Nap,” “Girl From the North Country” and “The Ferryman” are just a few of the shows that have leaped across the pond and land…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Broadway Grosses: King Kong Packs the House in First Main-Stem Performances by

The much-anticipated new musical King Kong officially arrived at the Broadway Theatre on October 5. The new tuner based on the iconic 1932 novel made a strong showing in its first …

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