Thursday, November 26, 2020

Call Answered: John Yap: Jay Records, Producer, Anyone Can Whistle by Adam Rothenberg

John Yap is the founder of Jay Records. He has dedicated his life to preserving musicals for generations to come. Some of his masterworks include My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The King And …

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite

The Scottsboro Boys opened on Broadway 10 years ago today, on October 31, 2010.  Director Susan Stroman, David Thompson (writer) and the Original Broadway Cast reunited to talk about the ex…

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10 Years Later: Original Broadway Cast Members Reunite to Remember The Scottsboro Boys by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The Tony-nominated musical, which tells the tragic story of the infamous Scottsboro case, opened October 31, 2010.

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Friday, October 30, 2020

The Oral History of The Scottsboro Boys by Felicia Fitzpatrick

In honor of the Broadway production's 10th anniversary, we dive into the creation with the people who made it.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Checking In With… The Scottsboro Boys Tony Nominee Colman Domingo, Playwright of Dot, Wild With Happy, More by Andrew Gans

The second season of Bottomless Brunch at Colman’s, featuring a virtual conversation with the Fear the Walking Dead star and his guests, launches August 23.

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Joshua Henry, Kate Baldwin, Vincent Pastore and More Join Broadway Relief Project Benefit Concert Series

Joshua Henry (Carousel, The Scottsboro Boys) will kick off a live, in-person concert series to raise money to help the Broadway Community. The Broadway Relief Project is transforming a 4,000…

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Leading Men Leslie Odom Jr., Joshua Henry and Derrick Baskin to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Babe at 25, a trailblazing cinematic classic by Arts Review

Many years, and many film sets later, I heard from a friend who was working on a movie that mixed cute furry farm animals with state of the art technology. I knew instantly I had to get smug…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 2010s Career Theater People by JK

Our Best of the Decade series continues this week with a look ten theater professionals who made their mark and established a full Broadway career during the 2010's. These are actors, design…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

25 Queer Playwrights of Color You Should Know by Performerstuff

25 Queer Playwrights of Color You Should Know Written by Tiffany Wilkie June 17, 2020 Performer Stuff celebrates queer men and women of color who have brought their stories to the fore…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Ain't Too Proud's E. Clayton Cornelious by JK

This month's Standing @ Zero hero is a 20 year veteran of Broadway, and he's done it all. On and off-Broadway, regional and national tour credits fill a long resume of not only ensemble work…

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tony Nominee Colman Domingo Speaks On Decades of Experiencing Racism as a Black Man in America by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Broadway’s The Scottsboro Boys, book writer of Summer, and playwright of Dot and more calls on allies to act against racism.

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Musical of the Month: The Drowsy Chaperone: The Creative Team by JK

This week as we take a look back at what the creative team of April's Musical of the Month, we'll find some familiar names, and others who haven't been heard from since the show closed. As …

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains: The Creative Team by JK

March's Musical of the Month, Curtains had a top-notch creative team. Each one has an impressive resume of credits and awards. For some, this show marked another step on their continuing cr…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

To Kill a Mockingbird's Kyle Scatliffe: Mr. Broadway January 2020 by JK

Mr. Broadway January 2020 To Kill a Mockingbird's Kyle Scatliffe Broadway's newest Tom Robinson (Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird) is the first Mr. Broadway of 2020! Congratulations and …

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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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