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

by Olivia Hernandez …

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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,…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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.

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Review: A Reanimated Harry Connick, Jr. in ‘The Sting’ at Paper Mill Playhouse by Christopher Caggiano

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, April 12, 2018 Lately, new Broadway musicals have been all about jukebox musicals and film adaptations. Both the current season and the next are…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Can ‘The Sting’ Sing? Don’t Bet on Red by Matthew Wexler

Harry Connick, Jr. stars in the screen-to-stage adaptation of the hit 1973 film but in spite of an A-list creative team, 'The Sting' isn't a winning hand.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Sting @ Paper Mill Playhouse by Barry Gordin

Broadway-Bound The Sting, Starring Harry Connick Jr., Receives Rousing Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse By: Ellis Nassour Is Broadway ready for a high stakes street con? No, not the thr…

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Today on Broadway: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Roundabout Announces Shows Starring Janet McTeer and Uzo Aduba, “The Sting” Gets Vaguely Positive Reviews Out-of-Town, and “Hamilton” Put a Strain on The Kenn…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

The Sting-Review & Opening Night Photos by Sandi Durell

  by Adam Cohen   Scott Joplin’s classic rag “The Entertainer” is highly recognizable. It was used to great effect in an Oscar winning movie called “The Sting” which happ…

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Review: Con Men in Tap Shoes Lay Down ‘The Sting’ by Alexis Soloski

Harry Connick Jr. is the star attraction in a jaunty if unremarkable musical adaptation of the Oscar-winning film.

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Read Reviews for the World Premiere of The Sting, Starring Harry Connick Jr. by Andrew Gans

The new musical opened April 8 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey.

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Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of THE STING's Pre-Broadway Engagement at Paper Mill Playhouse? by BroadwayWorld

Paper Mill Playhouse is diving into the world of high stakes cons with the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, which opened its Broadway-bound engagement at Paper Mill Pl…

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BWW Review: THE STING at Paper Mill Playhouse-An Exhilarating World Premiere Musical by Marina Kennedy

Paper Mill Playhouse is now presenting 'The Sting,' an exhilarating world premiere musical. Directed by John Rando with choreography by Warren Carlyle and musical direction by Fred Lassen, t…

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