Sunday, November 10, 2019

Let Me ‘Edu-tain’ You by Mara Jill Herman

Edutain [ed-yoo-teyn] verb to educate and entertain simultaneously How does teaching your art inform your performance? I asked five theater professionals and here’s what they say… Forres…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Where Are They Now? Mr. Broadway: Joshua Henry by JK

In November 2010, we highlighted the brilliant Joshua Henry as Mr. Broadway (HERE), and celebrated his success in such shows as In the Heights, American Idiot and The Scottsboro Boys. So, …

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

On the Town With Orpheus and LBJ! 5 Must-Do Events for the Week of September 2 to 8 by Kathy Henderson

A president, a magician, a theater legend and a fan favorite kick off the fall season on NYC stages this week. Here are our top five events for the week of September 2 through 8. MONDAY, …

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Championing Hope by Christa Skiles

Tony winner Susan Stroman on The Scottsboro Boys The post Championing Hope appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Remembering Steel Pier by Mark Robinson

The composing team of Kander and Ebb were often attracted to properties that allowed them to tell a show-within-a-show story, often using the show or entertainment style within to provide …

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée & Ryan Vasquez to Star in World Premiere Musical The Wrong Man with MCC Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée and Ryan Vasquez have been selected to headline multi-platinum composer Ross Golan's new musical The Wrong Man, set to make its world premiere with…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Ariana DeBose Led Revenge Thriller SEASIDE To Release Digitally Next Month

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has acquired Sam Zalutsky's revenge thriller SEASIDE for a digital release on August 20. The film is Zalutsky's second feature film, followi…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

300 Shows: Favorite Flops by JK

My celebration of hitting the milestone of seeing 300 different Broadway shows continues today with a look at my favorite sub-genre of show - the flop. Now I don't mean "flop" in the stricte…

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Thursday, July 4, 2019

24 Broadway Shows That Showcase American History by Ruthie Fierberg

From the true events of Parade and The Scottsboro Boys to Founding Father accounts like Hamilton, can you name all of these Broadway shows based on true American events and historic figures?

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

300 Shows: Best Performances by an Actor & Most Disappointing Performances by JK

Pretty much every show has wonderful performances, and with 300 different Broadway shows under my belt, I've been so fortunate to see many unbelievably talented people. After all, with the r…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look At Laura Michelle Kelly and More in CABARET at CRT

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) presents the second and final show of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series: "Cabaret," the Tony-Award-winning musical centering around a German nightclub against…

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Playhouse on Park Partners With Connecticut Historical Society for The Scottsboro Boys Event by Ruthie Fierberg

The Connecticut-based theatre presents a slate of programming tied to the production, which runs through August 4.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS is Now Available for Licensing Through MTI

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has announced the award-winning musical The Scottsboro Boys is now available for licensing.

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Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys Released For Licensing From Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

A group of Wisconsin high school students will perform the work at the 90th annual International Thespian Festival, taking place in in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Viola Davis, Colman Domingo, The Prom's Michael Potts Set for Film Adaptation of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom by Andy Lefkowitz

A starry cast has been assembled for a screen adaptation of August Wilson's iconic play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. The motion picture will be directed by Tony winner George C. Wolfe and adapt…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Leslie Odom Jr. and Sarah Stiles Join Vineyard Gala Honoring Colman Domingo by Adam Hetrick

The May 6 gala will pay tribute to the Tony- and Olivier Award-nominated actor-playwright known for The Scottsboro Boys and Selma.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Laura Michelle Kelly and Forrest McClendon to Star in CRT's Cabaret by BroadwayWorld

Connecticut Repertory Theatre CRT announces casting for the second production of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series Cabaret, the Tony-Award-winning musical centering around a German nightclub aga…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Brandon Victor Dixon, Ariana DeBose, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Susan Stroman Join Vineyard Gala Honoring Colman Domingo by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-nominated actor-playwright, known for his roles in Passing Strange, The Scottsboro Boys, and If Beale Street Could Talk, will be honored May 6.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

My Two-Show Day Backstage by Mo Brady

by Lauralyn McClelland Lauralyn McClelland Being a swing can b…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Around The U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part II: Southeast by JK

Thank you for embracing our new series Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals! This week, we move down South to the 14 states (and D.C.) that make up the American Southeast. From Maryland down to…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Susan Stroman To Direct THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Alabama Next Year by BroadwayWorld

The Alabama Center for the Arts ACA, Calhoun Community College, Athens State University, Red Mountain Theatre Company and The Princess Theatre will host a press event on Thursday, January 24…

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Tony Winner Susan Stroman Will Direct Alabama Premiere of The Scottsboro Boys by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-nominated Kander and Ebb musical will be staged by its original director-choreographer.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White Join My Fair Lady on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented Broadway alums Danny Burstein and Christian Dante step into the acclaimed Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady on January 8. They take over the roles of Alfred …

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Christian Dante White to Take Over as Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Broadway's My Fair Lady by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to hear silver-voiced Broadway alum Christian Dante White sing the iconic Lerner & Loewe tune "On the Street Where You Live" when he joins the luminous revival of My …

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Too Darn Hot! James T. Lane Completes Principal Cast of Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum James T. Lane has booked a sweet new gig, taking on the role of Paul in Roundabout Theatre Company's highly anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Lane will sing Cole Porter…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

VIDEO: They're About to Rise Up! Meet the Cast of the Third National Tour of HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

As previously reported by BroadwayWorld, the cast of HAMILTON's three-week long engagement in Puerto Rico will launch a third national tour of the musical phenomenon. The show's creator, Lin…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tony Winner Ari'el Stachel Cast in New Motion Picture Zola by Andy Lefkowitz

Big news for Tony winner Ari'el Stachel! The standout Band's Visit player has landed a role in the upcoming feature film Zola, according to Deadline. The film, based on David K…

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 2) by JK

As we continue to celebrate the start of my 36th year of going to Broadway shows, let's take a look at more of the theaters where I've seen multiple distinct productions. Miss the first part…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

The Friday 5: 5 Kander and Ebb Shows in Need of Revival by JK

Broadway history is full of great writing teams - Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Menken and Ashman, Pasek and Paul - all great, all with seminal works. But there is one pair whos…

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Monday, July 16, 2018

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