Thursday, November 16, 2023

James T. Lane Will Return to Chicago in a New Role by

Chicago is about to welcome a new Mr. Cellophane. James T. Lane will return to the musical in the role of mild-mannered Amos Hart (a.k.a Mr. Cellophane) from November 21, taking over the rol…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: By Request: Differences of Opinion by JK

40 Years of Broadway: By Request: Differences of Opinion  Before we started our celebration I asked you to make suggestions of the kinds of things we should post about. You had a lot of r…

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Monday, July 17, 2023

Off-Broadway Review: “Triple Threat” at Theatre Row (Through Sunday, July 30, 2023) by David Roberts

James T. Lane portrayed choreographer Paul Williams in the American tour of “Ain’t Too Proud” and his many Broadway roles have included “Chicago” (Billy Flynn), “Kiss Me Kate” …

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

My Own Take: " New York, New York" -- The Best Musical of the Broadway Season by Frank Rizzo

The show: The Broadway musical "New York, New York" What makes it special?: Very loosely inspired from the 1977 Martin Scorsese film that starred Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro , this time…

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Saturday, March 18, 2023

HAPPY 96TH, JOHN KANDER by Ron Fassler

John Kander, born on this date March 18, 1927.March 18, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Today is the 96th birthday of the legendary composer John Kander, who is still doi…

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Monday, January 9, 2023

James T. Lane to Play Billy Flynn in Chicago on Broadway Beginning January 16 by Lindsey Sullivan

James T. Lane iis joining Broadway's Chicago as Billy Flynn on January 16. He joins a cast that features the previously announced Jinkx Monsoon as Matron "Mama" Morton, who will also take t…

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At This Theater: The Lyceum by JK

Over the years, I've had the privilege of seeing ten different productions at Broadway's oldest continuously operating theater (opened in 1903), the Lyceum.  This theatre Of all the theater…

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Sunday, November 13, 2022

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS with Josh Breckenridge by Automatic Episode Import

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS ran for only two months on Broadway at the end of 2010, but in that short time it managed to spark controversy that not only brought protestors outside the theatre, but 1…

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: New York, New York; Laura Linney Gabriel Byrne; Ella Fitzgerald Musical By: David Sheward August 30, 2022: Summertime and the livin' ain't easy. We keep getting bulletin…

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Sunday, August 21, 2022

Broadway musical director David Loud to discuss his autobiography ‘Facing the Music’ at NYC’s Barnes & Noble by Deb Miller

On Wednesday, August 24, Broadway musical director, arranger, and conductor David Loud (The Visit, The Scottsboro Boys, Sondheim on Sondheim, Curtains, Ragtime, A Class Act, Steel Pier, and …

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Monday, April 25, 2022

Adrienne Warren & Joshua Henry to Announce the Tony Nominations on May 9 by Lindsey Sullivan

Two Broadway stars will be up bright and early on May 9. Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry will reveal the 75th Annual Tony Award nominations live on YouTube at 9AM. As previously reported, e…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2022

A Conversation with Music Man David Loud by Lauren Van Hemert

About the Guest David Loud (NYC) occupies a unique place in Broadway history. In addition to his distinguished career as one of Broadway’s most respected music directors and arrangers, h…

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Monday, November 8, 2021

Joshua Henry & Tyrone Davis Jr. to Star in Waitress on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Joshua Henry and Tyrone Davis Jr. are heading to the diner! The three-time Tony nominee and current Waitress cast member will step in for the roles of Dr. Pomatter and Ogie, respectively, be…

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

[HD] UNSUNG with E. Clayton Cornelious and Gerry McIntyre by York Theatre Company

UNSUNG is created by The York Theatre Company's Associate Artistic Director GERRY McINTYRE as a way to meet BIPOC artists working behind the scenes in theater (Playwrights, Directors, Choreo…

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Colman Domingo, Audra McDonald & More Cast in George C. Wolfe-Helmed Rustin for Netflix by Lindsey Sullivan

Director George C. Wolfe has recruited Broadway stars for his next Netflix venture. Fresh off of helming the award-winning screen adaptation of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, star…

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Friday, September 3, 2021

Broadway Games: ABBA Returns! by JK

Yesterday came the announcement that ABBA was coming back with a whole new album, Voyager and a new concert of sorts. To celebrate our favorite Swedish phenomenon, we bring you a new Broadw…

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Friday, August 27, 2021

Broadway Games: The Missing Lyrics of Kander and Ebb by JK

This week's game is a challenging one. Do you know the missing lyrics from these Kander and Ebb songs? Broadway Games: The Missing Lyrics of Kander and Ebb To help you out, we've named the…

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Joshua Henry Talks Being a Dad, TICK, TICK...BOOM Film and Reminisces on CAROUSEL by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: Richard Ridge chats with Joshua Henry, who will bring Broadway to the Hamptons tomorrow, August 26, with Broadway Out East. C…

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Brandon Victor Dixon Talks BROADWAY OUT EAST by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview here: Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit Richard Ridge chats with Brandon Victor Dixon, wh…

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Monday, August 9, 2021

A Look Inside Rehearsal for the U.K. and Ireland Tour of Beauty and the Beast by Playbill

The U.K. and Ireland tour of Beauty and the Beast is set to begin performances at the Bristol Hippodrome August 25 ahead of an official opening September 29. The Disney musical, directed and…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:42AM
Monday, July 19, 2021

John Kander and Lin-Manuel Miranda in virtual conversation to support the Vineyard Theatre by Deb Miller

Off-Broadway’s acclaimed Vineyard Theatre concludes its 2021 Gala Series on  Thursday, July 22, beginning at 7 pm, with a live watch party featuring a conversation between two of Broadway…

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Broadway’s Forrest McClendon by Deb Miller

Actor and educator Forrest McClendon is famous to fans everywhere for his Tony-nominated blockbuster performance as Mr. Tambo in The Scottsboro Boys and his later reprisal of the role in the…

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Friday, July 9, 2021


Vineyard Theatre’s 2021 Gala Series culminates in an intimate conversation between legendary musical theatre composers John Kander (Cabaret, Chicago, The Vineyard’s The Scottsboro Bo…

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

VIDEO: Derrick Cobey Talks KISS ME, KATE & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT

Adrienne shared a lot of laughs as she heard stories from Derrick Cobey's Broadway journey! In this episode, we talk about Derrick's frustrating journey with agents, his Broadway premiere in…

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Monday, April 26, 2021

Episode 76: Musical Misfires: An Interview with Author Mark A. Robinson by Elizabeth Wheless

Ebony and Pamela sit down with book author Mark Robinson to talk about their favorite musical misfires. Parade, Sweet Smell of Success, Shuffle Along (2016) & The Scottsboro Boys to name…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

John Cullum: An Accidental Star - Promo by Goodspeed Musicals

Streaming April 8 - Nay 6 Go behind the scenes with Broadway icon John Cullum - from his 1960 debut in Camelot and Tony Award-winning performances in Shenandoah and On the Twentieth Century…

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

John Cullum: An Accidental Star **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 17, 2021: Still spry and charismatic at 91, John Cullum offers an enchanting and charming solo turn  in John Cullum: An Accidental Star, a 80-minute career retro…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

John Cullum: An Accidental Star - "On A Clear Day" by Goodspeed Musicals

Streaming April 8 - 22 Go behind the scenes with Broadway icon John Cullum - from his 1960 debut in Camelot and Tony Award-winning performances in Shenandoah and On the Twentieth Century, t…

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

AFTER MIDNIGHT at Signature Theatre by Signature Theatre

Signature is thrilled to welcome Tony nominee Christopher Jackson (the original George Washington in Broadway’s Hamilton), Signature favorite Nova Y. Payton (Signature’s Ain’t Misbehav…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Three-Time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry & Wife Cathryn Stringer Welcome Twins by Lindsey Sullivan

Congratulations are in order for Joshua Henry and his wife Cathryn Stringer. They welcomed twins Max and Leo, who were born on March 21. The three-time Tony nominee shared the news on Instag…

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This Week in Broadway History: March 23 - 29 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 23 - 29 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   March 23, 1995: The revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying! opened its 548 performance run at …

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater