Wednesday, October 27, 2021

In the News: New Single From Britton & The Sting, Speakers Announced for Becoming Broadway Job Summit by Talaura Harms

Plus: Netflix drops the Tiger King Season 2 trailer...with a Liza Minnelli soundtrack.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:59PM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Power of Black Joy on Broadway - Playwright Douglas Lyons and director Zhailon Levingston on 'Chicken & Biscuits' by Juan Michael Porter Ii

Playwright Douglas Lyons and director Zhailon Levingston discuss their new comedy Chicken & Biscuits --- According to Chicken & Biscuits playwright Douglas Lyons, from the moment he …

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Monday, June 28, 2021

Who’s Your Daddy (Warbucks)? Harry Connick, Jr. by Matthew Wexler

Harry Connick, Jr. in ‘The Sting’ at Paper Mill Playhouse. (Photo: Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade) NBC’s Annie Live! continues to get more interesting by the day. The… The post Who…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 05:36PM
Thursday, June 17, 2021

Interview: Britton Smith on Backing Up Lil Nas X, Singing at 54 Below, and Changing Broadway

Smith, president of the Broadway Advocacy Coalition, gets ready for his shows at the nightclub with his band, Britton and the Sting.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:36PM
Friday, June 11, 2021

Watch New Music Video From Britton & The Sting Ahead of Juneteenth Concerts by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The funk liberation band releases "Holdin' On'" before their in-person return of two shows on June 19.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:44PM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Nemanja Bogunovic - Millennium Stage (December 4, 2012) by The Kennedy Center

The Serbian classical guitarist, composer, and arranger performs new arrangements of themes from class films such as The Sting, Dr. Zhivago, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and The Third Man, amon…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:24AM
Friday, February 19, 2021

How Britton & The Sting Is Fueling Britton Smith's Personal Liberation by Felicia Fitzpatrick

The Broadway alum is finding peace and purpose with The Realness Project, a full-length album from his funk liberation band.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, February 4, 2021

#469 – Chris Chats With (feat. Brittany Campbell, Phil., Leo Manzari, Hailes Meecah, J. Hasan, Ari Grooves, Britton & The Sting, Joshua Henry) by Bpn Admin Cs

Black History Month… let’s do it. Today I do not want to go on and on and saturate you with more sad news. Key word of the day is celebrate, so we shall do such. The rest of this epis…

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

If the fates allow by Terry Teachout

I loved the family Christmases of my youth and awaited them eagerly each year. In adulthood, alas, the holiday season became for me a time of increasingly fraught memories. The first of thes…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:01AM
Thursday, August 13, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: 15 Favorite Musical Flops by JK

We are nearing the end of our Best of the Decade series, and we'd be remiss if we didn't look back on our favorite sub-genre of musicals: The Flop. We know that technically, every show that…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

"What Power Do You Have?" by Mo Brady

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Call Answered: Gwen Hollander: Showtime's "Kidding", "Marriage Material" & More by Adam Rothenberg

Gwen Hollander is best known for her role as Sheryl on the hit Showtime series Kidding, starring Jim Carrey. I recently watched Gwen’s hilarious musical comedy short Marriage Material,…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 05:03AM
Friday, February 14, 2020

Britton & The Sting Uplifts and Recharges With REVIVAL residency at Rockwood Music Hall by Felicia Fitzpatrick

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway’s Britton Smith and his band launch a weekly concert series at the downtown venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:28PM
Thursday, October 31, 2019

The Antipodes review – Annie Baker searches for the sting in the tale by Michael Billington

Dorfman, National Theatre, LondonBaker probes the relevance of stories in her new play, seemingly set at a strategy meeting, but the concept runs out of steam I was enthralled by Annie Bake…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:33AM
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Jeremy Kushnier Will Return to Footloose in New Role & More 2019 Muny Casting by Andy Lefkowitz

The Muny has announced an exciting group of Broadway stars set to appear in productions as part of its 2019 summer season. The previously announced slate of works will run from June 10 thro…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

J. Harrison Ghee Sashays Back into Kinky Boots on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Veteran Kinky Boots star J. Harrison Ghee returns to the Tony-winning hit musical on March 19. Ghee replaces Callum Francis, who played his final performance at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on …

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Stage and Screen Star Richard Kline Will Join Waitress National Tour by Andrew Gans

Recently seen in the new musical The Sting, Kline is best known for his work on Three’s Company.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

King Kong by Elizabeth Wollman

While I appreciate it as a landmark in both film making and scoring, I've otherwise never much understood the appeal of King Kong. Sure, there's incredibly cool stop-motion animation an…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 02:54AM
Friday, November 2, 2018

Ray Walston: More Than a Martian by Trav S.D.

Funny thing about Ray Walston (Herman Raymond Walston, 1914-2001): the second half of his career was supposedly overshadowed by his stint as Martin the Martian on My Favorite Martian (1963-6…

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 01:04PM
Friday, June 1, 2018

An Evening with Greg Laswell at Troubadour, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

When it’s from Greg Laswell one would expect another album about heartbreak or as Laswell euphemizes it ‘heartache.’ But Laswell asserts that the worry is when each of us stares down a…

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ is Enchanting by Christopher Caggiano

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, May 2, 2018 As anyone who’s been near New York City’s Lyric Theatre over the past few weeks can attest, Harry Potter has made his presence i…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

J. Harrison Ghee Sashays Back into Broadway's Kinky Boots by Andy Lefkowitz

Following an acclaimed stint in the world premiere musical The Sting, J. Harrison Ghee returns to the Tony-winning hit Kinky Boots on May 1. Ghee replaces Wayne Brady, who concluded his retu…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Review: Basil Twist’s Aquatic ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ Is Visually and Sonically Arresting by Sheila Kogan

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, April 17, 2018 Twenty years ago, third-generation puppeteer, Basil Twist, decided to create a totally abstract work based on the music of Symphonie Fant…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

‘A slick, classy affair’: THE STING – Papermill Playhouse, New Jersey by Simon Parris

Mounting a musical adaptation of the classic 1973 film The Sting proves to be an inspired idea and incorporation of the modern trend of diverse casting pays substantial dividends.

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Review: An Expurgated ‘Carousel’ Nonetheless Thrills by Christopher Caggiano

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, April 16, 2018 Each year, when I cover Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel in my musical-theater history course at the Boston Conservatory, we…

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THE STING Sings by Peter Filichia

If it only had a heart. We’re warned right from the opening number that this is “the story of deception,...Continue Reading The post THE STING Sings appeared first on BroadwaySelect.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

This Week on Broadway for April 15, 2018: Benjamin Scheuer and Carousel by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Benjamin Scheuer. Reviews include Carousel, Mean Girls, The Sting @ Paper Mill Playhouse, and Marilyn Maye: 90 At Last! @ Fe…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 12:48PM
Friday, April 13, 2018

The Sting: The Irresistible 1973 Oscar Flick as Irresistible Tuner by David Finkle

★★★★★ Harry Connick Jr. leads a cast directed by John Rando and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. The post The Sting: The Irresistible 1973 Oscar Flick as Irresistible Tuner appea…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 06:00PM
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Don’t get shut out at the gate: put your money on “The Sting” by Philip

What do you look for in a musical? Songs and singers that make you glad you have ears? Multi-style choreography and dancers adept at every one of them? How ‘bout a plot that freezes your a…

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Photo Flash: THE STING Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill by BroadwayWorld

Paper Mill Playhouseis diving into the world of high stakes cons with the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting which opened last night. Check out the photos below

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:54PM

Check Out Opening Night For The Sting Starring Harry Connick Jr. by Hannah Vine

Kate Shindle, J. Harrison Ghee, Janet Dacal, and more are featured in the cast of the new musical at at Paper Mill Playhouse.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:30PM

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