Wednesday, October 30, 2019

John Benjamin Hickey on The Inheritance, Directing Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick in Plaza Suite & More on Show People by

John Benjamin Hickey is back on Broadway in a big way this season. A Tony winner for The Normal Heart, he has lent his talents to many seminal productions on Broadway, including his 1995 deb…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Joe Mantello Named Recipient of 2019 Mr. Abbott Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Veteran director-actor Joe Mantello will be honored by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation with the 2019 Mr. Abbott Award. Presented for a lifetime of outstanding contribution…

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Boys Of A Certain Age Examines Gay Lives In The Trump Era by Bill Hirschman

Flawed as it is, few would place Boys of a Certain Age in the same ranks as The Normal Heart and The Boys In the Band. But Dan Fingerman’s script being presented by Empire Stage is an inci…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Jeremy Pope, Darren Criss, Joe Mantello & More to Join Patti LuPone in Ryan Murphy's New Netflix Series Hollywood by Andy Lefkowitz

Jeremy Pope, the Broadway breakout star who earned two—that's right, two—Tony nominations this past season, will next appear alongside Emmy winner Darren Criss in Ryan Murphy's upcoming…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Broderick and Parker to Star in Plaza Suite by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Plaza Suite, one of Neil Simon’s most-enduring comedies, will be returning to Broadway in the spring of 2020. Coming along for the ride will be husband and wife Matthew Broderick and Sarah…

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick to star in Neil Simon's Plaza Suite on Broadway by Ruth Kinane

Real-life married couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick are headed to Broadway to play a…married couple (or three)! On Tuesday, Ambassador Theatre Group announced that Parker a…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Emily Garside: The upsurge in ‘Aids plays’ revivals and new work is important for recording history by Emily Garside

From the mid-2000s there has been an upsurge in reviving ‘Aids plays’ – from the 2008 Broadway revival of The Normal Heart

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Raul Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More Set for New York Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Seared by Lindsey Sullivan

Order up! Casting has been announced for the New York premiere of Seared by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck. Four-time Tony nominee Raúl Esparza will …

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Call Answered: Diana DeGarmo: "American Idol", "Quilt: A Musical Celebration", World Pride 2019: Stonewall 50 by Adam Rothenberg

Growing up during the AIDS Epidemic was scary. Getting educated about HIV/AIDS in school was invaluable. Having artists like Madonna and Elton John speak up and out about HIV/AIDS was healin…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Ryan Murphy Has Big Plans for Broadway: The Tony Nominee on Bringing The Boys in the Band, The Prom and More to the World by Paul Wontorek

Ryan Murphy has big plans for Broadway. Sure, the Hollywood hit-maker was long linked to the theater world. He directed the Emmy-winning HBO adaptation of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart …

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Full and Part Time Jobs in the Theatre in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 5/16 by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5162019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

George C. Wolfe Named Recipient of SDC Director Award at the Chita Rivera Awards by BroadwayWorld

Legendary Broadway director and four time Tony Award WinnerGeorge C. WolfeAngels In America, The Normal Heart, Bring in 'Da Noise..., Jelly's Last Jam will receive theSDC Director Awardfor e…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Designing An Arena Specially For Video-Game Tournaments by Artsjournal1

The Fusion Arena, a $50 million, 65,000-square-foot venue dedicated to esports, is set to open in 2021 in Philadelphia’s sports district. Primarily, “[it] will host home games for the Ph…

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Busy Phillpps, Mandy Moore Accuse GUYS AND DOLLS Film Executives of Sexism by TV News Desk

During an interview with Busy Tonight, Mandy Moore revealed that she and host Busy Phillips are both up for the role of Adelaidein the a movie musical version of Guys and Dolls. However, Moo…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Meet the cast of the funny and powerful premiere of ‘Daniel’s Husband’ at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Actors Bill Brochtrup and Tim Cummings, co-stars of the Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed 2013 production of The Normal Heart, will reunite for this season’s Southern California Premiere of D…

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Meet the cast of the funny and powerful premiere of ‘Daniel’s Husband’ at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Actors Bill Brochtrup and Tim Cummings, co-stars of the Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed 2013 production of The Normal Heart, will reunite for this season’s Southern California Premiere of D…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

GLORIA: A LIFE Reschedules January 19 Matinee To Join The Women's March by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart, Indecent announced today that GLORIA A Life has rescheduled its Saturday, January 19 matinee performance in order for th…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward November 27, 2018:  As audiences enter the Laura F. Angelson Theatre for Classic Stage Company’s revival of Bertolt Brecht’s rarely produced The Resistible Rise of Ar…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

GLORIA: A LIFE Extends Through March 31, 2019 by BroadwayWorld

The acclaimed world premiere of GLORIA A Life, the new play about groundbreaking activist and icon Gloria Steinem, has now been extended through March 31, 2019. Presented by Tony Award-winni…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Remembering ‘The Normal Heart’: You have changed me forever by Fountaintheatre

by Tim Cummings “Hello, you don’t know me. I hope you get this message. Sometimes, when you try to send a message to someone you’re not ‘friends’ with on Facebook, it gets blocked,…

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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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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Matt Bomer on Mixing Drinks in The Boys in the Band, Directing Darren Criss, Broadway Musical Dreams & More on Show People by

Matt Bomer has arrived. To be sure, the Texas native has been performing since childhood and has solidified his career as a screen star in White Collar, Magic Mike, American Horror Story&nbs…

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Friday, June 29, 2018

The Friday 5: Gay Characters That Influence by JK

In honor of the last days of Pride Month, I offer 5 Gay and Lesbian characters from plays and musicals that have had a huge impact on my life.  There are many more than five, of course,…

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

FROM THE ARCHIVES: When As Is and The Normal Heart Both Tackled AIDS by Howard Kissel

In an April 1985 feature, Playbill spoke to the playwright of groundbreaking As Is, and reported from a rehearsal of the Off-Broadway premiere of The Normal Heart.

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Monday, May 21, 2018

From the Archives: Raúl Esparza on Starring Off-Broadway in The Normal Heart by Monty Arnold

Esparza, a powerful musical presence on the New York stage, switches gears for Larry Kramer's landmark play.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, April 27- Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART Opens on Broadway by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day in 2011, the star-studded Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's landmark play The Normal Heart opened on Broadway at the Golden Theater.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Lee Pace Joins Broadway Revival of Angels in America by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage alum Lee Pace will return to the Great White Way in the upcoming revival of Tony Kushner's epic two-parter Angels in America. Pace will play the role of Joe Pitt. Broadway performa…

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Review Roundup: Does YOUNG SHELDON Make a Big Bang with the Critics? by BroadwayWorld

Eight-year-old Iain recently starred in HBO's BIG LITTLE LIES and has appeared on NBC's LAW amp ORDER SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT and the Steve Harvey-hosted kids competition show LITTLE BIG SHOTS.…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sleep No More and Gatz win 2011 Obie Awards by Jaredfine

Congratulations to GATZ and SLEEP NO MORE for their 2011 Obie Awards Presented by the Village Voice The 56th Annual Obie Awards ceremony was held at Webster Hall in Greenwich Village and emc…

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Saturday, September 9, 2017

Tickets Are Now on Sale for The Iceman Cometh Starring Denzel Washington by

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's classic work The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony and Oscar winner Denzel Washington. Tony winner George C. Wolf…

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