Friday, February 15, 2019

Strindberg—sort of by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal drama column, I review Classic Stage Company’s off-Broadway repertory productions of two plays by August Strindberg. Here’s an excerpt. *  *…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Up on the Marquee: TOOTSIE Arrives on Broadway! by Walter McBride

The box office for the new Broadway musical, Tootsie, is now open at the Marquis Theatre 210 West 46th Street.TOOTSIE begins preview performances on Friday, March 29th and officially opens o…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Box Office Opens For TOOTSIE On Broadway This Friday! by BroadwayWorld

The box office for the new Broadwaymusical, TOOTSIE, will open on Friday, February 8 at 10am at the Marquis Theatre 210 West 46th Street. The Marquis Theatre box office will be open Monday t…

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Lilli Cooper, Gavin Creel, Donna McKechnie & More Set for 2019 Broadway Backwards by Andy Lefkowitz

What a lineup! A talent-packed slate of stars have been assembled to offer gender-bending takes on their favorite tunes at the 14th edition of Broadway Backwards. Hosted by Tony nominee Jenn…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Secret of My Success Musical Sets World Premiere at Chicago's Paramount Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

The highly anticipated musical based on the 1987 Universal Pictures flick The Secret of My Success has scheduled a world premiere staging at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. Gordon…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 4th - THE PROM and NETWORK Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals wereThe Prom1.63,The Cher Show1.10,My Fair Lady0.97,Book of Mormon0.92 andPretty Woman0.88.The top growing current Broadway plays wereNetwork3.32,To…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

92Y’s Lyrics & Lyricists Series: “We’ll Have Manhattan: Rodgers & Hart in New York” by Joel Benjamin

"We’ll Have Manhattan: Rodgers & Hart in New York," created and narrated by the soon-to-become Broadway’s Tootsie (in the new Broadway musical), Santino Fontana found most of its em…

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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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Monday, January 28, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 28th - THE PROM and NETWORK Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Prom 2.03, Frozen 1.56, Pretty Woman 1.23, My Fair Lady 1 and The Cher Show0.87.The top growing current Broadway plays were Network 5.51, T…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Podcast: David Yazbek Talks THE BAND'S VISIT, TOOTSIE & More with Gilbert Gottfried! by BroadwayWorld

David Yazbek, the Tony Award-winning composer of THE BAND'S VISIT and composer of the upcoming musical TOOTISIE, was just interviewed on this week's episode of Gilbert Gottfried's podcast, '…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A Sneak Peek at We’ll Have Manhattan: Rodgers & Hart in New York With Santino Fontana by Marc J. Franklin

The concerts, conceived by the upcoming Tootsie star, will be presented January 26–28 as part of 92Y’s Lyrics & Lyricists series.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

BWW Interview: Tony-Award Winning Costume Designer William Ivey Long Talks BEETLEJUICE, Design Process, and More by Lauren Van Hemert

North Carolina's own William Ivey Long has been busy designing the costumes for two of this season's most anticipated musicals TOOTSIE and BEETLEJUICE. When I visited him in his Tribeca stud…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Odds & Ends: Jeremy Jordan Lends a Pop Sound to Oklahoma! & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Jeremy Jordan Lends a Pop Sound to Oklahoma! Jeremy Jordan recently lent his vocal power to the music of…

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Hamilton in Puerto Rico. What The Constitution Means to Me on Broadway. Beetlejuice, Tootsie, Hadestown at BroadwayCon. #Stageworthy News of the Wee by New York Theater

Xander wore a different costume each of the three days of BroadwayCon 2019: Lola from Kinky Boots on Friday, Aubrey II and Seymour from The Little Shop of Horrors on Saturday (left), and Gus…

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Photo Coverage: Sophia Anne Caruso Previews BEETLEJUICE at BroadwayCon by Walter McBride

During day three of BroadwayCon, fans were given the unique chance to catch a First Look at some of the most talked-about new shows on Broadway Beetlejuice, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, Tootsie…

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Watch Beetlejuice, Hadestown, Tootsie: First Look at BroadwayCon 2019 by New York Theater

Cast members from several forthcoming Broadway musicals performed at “First Look,” one of the last sessions at the last day of BroadwayCon 2019. From left to right (and top to bo…

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VIDEO: BroadwayCon Gives Us a First Look at KISS ME, KATE by Stage Tube

Today, during day three of BroadwayCon, fans were given the unique chance to catch a First Look at some of the most talked-about new shows on Broadway Beetlejuice, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, …

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VIDEO: BroadwayCon Gives Us a First Look at BEETLEJUICE by Stage Tube

Today, during day three of BroadwayCon, fans were given the unique chance to catch a First Look at some of the most talked-about new shows on Broadway Beetlejuice, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, …

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VIDEO: BroadwayCon Gives Us a First Look at TOOTSIE by Stage Tube

Today, during day three of BroadwayCon, fans were given the unique chance to catch a First Look at some of the most talked-about new shows on Broadway Beetlejuice, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, …

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VIDEO: BroadwayCon Gives Us a First Look at HADESTOWN by Stage Tube

Today, during day three of BroadwayCon, fans were given the unique chance to catch a First Look at some of the most talked-about new shows on Broadway Beetlejuice, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, …

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Choir Boy review – Tarell Alvin McCraney hits high notes on Broadway by Alexis Soloski

Samuel J Friedman TheatreThe Oscar-winning Moonlight writer transfers his musical to a bigger venue and, while there are missteps, the songs bring the house down “Tighten up.” That’s w…

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Odds & Ends: Exciting First Listen from the World Premiere Musical Superhero & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Kyle McArthur & Tom Kitt Preview "I'll Save the Girl" from the World Premiere Musical Superhero The cou…

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BroadwayCon Announces CHARLIE BROWN Reunion Plus First Look at HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, and More by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayCon is excited to announce that it will host a 20-year reunion with original cast and creative team members of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Moderated by Dave Quinn People Magazi…

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Santino Fontana To Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More In Conversation At Ripley-Grier Studios by BroadwayWorld

Santino Fontana, star of the eagerly anticipated new Broadway musicalTootsieand creator and cast member of the upcoming Lyrics amp Lyricists eventWe'll Have Manhattan Rodgers amp Hart in New…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Santino Fontana Will Talk Tootsie, Rodgers and Hart, and More in Drama Desk Event by Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated actor returns to Broadway later this season in the new musical Tootsie.

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Santino Fontana Will Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More at Ripley Grier Studios by BroadwayWorld

Santino Fontana, star of the eagerly anticipated new Broadway musical Tootsie and creator and cast member of the upcoming Lyrics amp Lyricists event We'll Have Manhattan Rodgers amp Hart in …

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

The Clintons, Tootsie and Beetlejuice: what to expect on Broadway in 2019 by Alexis Soloski

The stage will see a host of star names over the next 12 months as well as yet more movie musicals and a much-anticipated drama about the ClintonsIf Broadway strides into 2019 without last y…

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

WICKED, TOOTSIE, THE BAND'S VISIT, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, AND COME FROM AWAY To Ring In The New Year On CNN by BroadwayWorld

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen will check-in on Broadway's biggest hits on New Year's Eve when they ring in 2019 on CNN's 'New Year's Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen' airing Mon…

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CNN's New Year's Eve Live Will Spotlight Broadway's The Band's Visit, Pretty Woman, Tootsie, More by Andrew Gans

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen host the annual telecast December 31.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Top Theatre Stories: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by Roberto Araujo

The latest about Pretty Woman, Be More Chill, Tootsie, and more in today's news.

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