Friday, March 1, 2019

Looking Forward to Spring: March - May 2019 by JK

2019 is in full swing, and now we are approaching the crunch of spring openings, with shows trying to get in under the wire for all of the awards. Exciting times for sure! This spring, we ar…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

What How I Learned to Drive, Three Tall Women, Avenue Q, and “Daddy” All Have In Common by Olivia Clement

Artistic directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern use this theatre to create groundbreaking work by veterans and newcomers alike.

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Friday, February 1, 2019

The Friday 5: 5 Bio-Musicals We'd Actually Like to See by JK

With last week's announcement that the Michael Jackson bio-musical Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough is Broadway-bound, (not to mention the forthcoming Tina Turner show Tina) I've bee…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

10 don’t-miss Broadway divas, debuts and dramas for 2019 by Michael Riedel

Ring out the old, ring in the new: Here’s my countdown to the 10 personalities, shows and backstage dramas I’m looking forward to in 2019. 10. Glenda Jackson delivered an unforgettable p…

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Top 10 of 2018 by Nicole Serratore

This tends to be the place where I've kept track of my yearly theater stats. And this year felt like a lot of work so I counted out what I did.203 shows seen (not counting duplicate visits)2…

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Best of 2018 JKTS Awards: The Performances by JK

THE 2018 JKTS AWARDS(Slightly) Naughty Fun(17 Awards)After taking a couple of seasons off, we are super excited to re-start our annual tradition! Up first, our awards for the media and techn…

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Top 10 Lists of Top 10 New York Theater in 2018: The Ferryman, Angels in America, Harry Potter by New York Theater

“The Ferryman” was the most popular play or musical among critics whose top 10 lists for 2018 are featured below, followed by “Angels in America” and “Harry Pot…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

The Friday 5: 5 Most Underrated Performances of 2018 by JK

Today's Friday 5 continues our celebration of the Best of 2018 with a look at 5 male performers and 5 female performers whose work this season we feel has been underappreciated. They, o…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Best of 2018 JKTS Awards: Fun, Fun, Fun! by JK

THE 2018 JKTS AWARDSGood Clean Fun(9 Awards)After taking a couple of seasons off, we are super excited to re-start our annual tradition! Up first, our awards for the media and technical aspe…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Best of Broadway 2018: The terrifying 'Three Tall Women' leads top 10 by Chris Jones

Mortality was on the Broadway menu this year — most all of the best works of the calendar year shed light on the pain of the human condition, especially once we’re past the first blush o…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Metcalf and Lithgow to Star in Broadway-Bound Hillary and Clinton by Mark A. Robinson

Two-time Tony Award winner Laurie Metcalf (A Doll’s House, Part 2, Three Tall Women) and Two-Time Tony Award winner John Lithgow (The Changing Room, The Sweet Smell of Success) will join f…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 3) by JK

Over the past weeks, I began to celebrate the start of my 36th year of going to Broadway shows, by looking at the theaters where I've seen multiple distinct productions. Miss the first part?…

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

A Role By Any Other Name: Gender in Shakespeare and Making Room for Women by Julie Musbach

Earlier this week news broke that Glenda Jackson, fresh from her triumphant, Tony-winning run in Three Tall Women, will next don the crown as Shakespeare's tragic monarch King Lear. Broadway…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Glenda Jackson to Return to Broadway in ‘King Lear’ by Michael Paulson

The role follows Ms. Jackson’s Tony-winning performance in Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women.”

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Glenda Jackson to Star in King Lear on Broadway by Mark A. Robinson

Fresh off her Tony win for Best Actress in a Play for her unforgettable turn in Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women, Glenda Jackson will next tackle one of Shakespeare’s most-challenging rol…

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Glenda Jackson’s playing a man on Broadway by Barbara Hoffman

If you missed her as a woman, you can catch her as a man: Glenda Jackson, hot off a Tony Award for “Three Tall Women,” will return to Broadway next spring as the title character of a gen…

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Tony Winner Glenda Jackson Sets Broadway Return in King Lear by Andy Lefkowitz

Just a few weeks following her 2018 Tony Award win for Three Tall Women, Glenda Jackson has lined up her next appearance on the Great White Way, and it's a biggie. The two-time Oscar win…

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Glenda Jackson To Crown Broadway With Her ‘King Lear’ by Greg Evans

Glenda Jackson, fresh off her Tony-winning run in Three Tall Women, will return to Broadway next year in a new production of William Shakespeare's King Lear. And yes, she’ll play Lear…

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BREAKING: Glenda Jackson Will Play Title Role in KING LEAR on Broadway by Stephanie Wild

Glenda Jackson, just coming off her run in Three Tall Women on Broadway, has already set the date of her return. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jackson will appear as the title charact…

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Tony Winner Glenda Jackson Will Return to Broadway in Title Role of King Lear by Andrew Gans

The award-winning actor just finished her critically acclaimed run in the Broadway bow of Three Tall Women.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Broadway Takes $40M Early Summer Haul; ‘Three Tall Women’ Goes Out With A Record-Breaking Bang by Greg Evans

Joe Mantello’s staging of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women broke the 787-seat Golden Theatre house record for the fifth and final time last week, closing out its limited engagemen…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Goodbye “Three Tall Women”; Hello U2 by Mark Beech

New York says goodbye to one of the most garlanded Broadway shows this week. The Tony-winning “Three Tall Women” comes to an end. Meanwhile, Manhattan welcomes U2 for a run of shows at M…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Freshly Minted Tony Winners Bank on Their New High-Profile Status by

The week following the 72nd annual Tony Awards saw a slew of increases in box office receipts for shows that triumphed at Radio City Music Hall on June 10. Production and acting winners alik…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Tony Awards Aftermath, “Band’s Visit” to Harry Potter by Mark Beech

The days after the Tony Awards always see a rush of tickets for the prize-winning shows. Those at the forefront of the acclaimed Broadway ceremony this year were “The Band’s Visit,” …

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tony awards Picks The Band's Visit and Harry Potter in a Politically Charged Evening by Blouin Artinfo

“The Band’s Visit” took a lead in the Tony awards 2018 joined by “Harry Potter” for the best play last Sunday night in New York. Ten wins for “The Band’s Visit” gave the musi…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

2018 Tonys: How'd We Do? by Wendy Caster

Well, we didn't do too badly this year, although we're not going to win any prizes for theatrical prescience. It was very nice to be wrong about Ari’el Stachel and Lindsay Mendez! The…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Broadway Gets Widespread Box Office Boost Before Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

The revival of Three Tall Women broke the Golden Theatre box office before seeing two of its star win big June 10.

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Broadway Grosses: In Advance of Dual Tony Triumph, Three Tall Women Breaks House Record for Third Time by

The week preceding the 72nd Annual Tony Awards was a strong one at the Broadway box office, as theatergoers caught up with the nominated productions in advance of Broadway's biggest nigh…

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Lead Tony Awards to Small Ratings Increase from 2017 by Andy Lefkowitz

The acclaimed new musical The Band's Visit swept the 72nd annual Tony Awards in a night led by perfectly matched emcees Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. CBS' telecast saw a slight rat…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

More Life! Angels in America Wins Tony for Best Revival of a Play by Caitlin Moynihan

Angels in America has won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play! It beat out fellow nominees Lobby Hero, Three Tall Women, The Iceman Cometh and Travesties. The producers and the c…

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The Band's Visit & Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Top 2018 Tony Award Winners by

Winners have been announced for the 2018 Tony Awards. Tony nominees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban hosted the annual celebration of Broadway live from New York's Radio City Music Ha…

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