Thursday, August 22, 2019
Monday, August 12, 2019

Oklahoma! Standout Will Brill, Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason and More Set for This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird's Will Pullen, Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason and More Set for This Week's #LiveAtFive by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Colin Donnell to Star in Almost Famous Musical at San Diego's Old Globe by Andy Lefkowitz

Colin Donnell is returning to the stage. The TV star of Chicago Med who has roots on Broadway will headline the new stage musical adaptation of Almost Famous at San Diego's Old Globe. The …

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Friday, July 26, 2019

London Theatre Review: 9 to 5 at the Savoy Theatre

Nearly 4 decades before #MeToo, Dolly Parton, alongside Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, starred in the comedy film 9 to 5 where 3 women secretaries navigating the misogyny of an American office …

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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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The Wrong Man musical sets cast for Off Broadway premiere, directed by Hamilton's Thomas Kail by Marcus Jones

The Wrong Man, a new musical from songwriter Ross Golan, is heading to the New York stage. On Thursday, MCC Theater announced that they have cast Tony nominee Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée, an…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Sutton Foster to Be Honored by Drama League at 36th Annual Benefit Gala by Andy Lefkowitz

A legendary organization is tipping its hat to a Broadway favorite. Sutton Foster, the two-time Tony winner slated to return to Broadway next year in The Music Man, has been named the honore…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Broadway Veteran Denise Nickerson Passes Away at 62

According to Variety, veteran of stage and screen Denise Nickerson, best known for starring as Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, passed away yester…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Katherine Ryan: 'Men are like dolphins – best enjoyed on holiday!' by Hannah J Davies

The queen of the caustic punchline talks about plastic surgery, embarrassing her daughter – and turning her life as a single mum into a sitcom Katherine Ryan is busily scrolling through a …

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Charlie Pollock on Being a 'Giddy Schoolgirl' Joining Pretty Woman and Singing at Parent-Teacher Talent Shows by Caitlin Moynihan

Charlie Pollock is back on Broadway in Pretty Woman as misogynistic lawyer Phillip Stuckey, a role he took over from original cast member Jason Danieley. It's been five years since Polloc…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

This Week's #LiveAtFive Guests Include Waitress Star Shoshana Bean, Beetlejuice's Leslie Kritzer & More by Caitlin Moynihan's #LiveAtFive is a daily news show on Facebook Live, in which our editors discuss the newest buzz on Broadway, chat with stage stars about their current projects, and take quest…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Charlie Pollock Joins Pretty Woman on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway alum Charlie Pollock heads to the Nederlander Theatre on June 11, taking over the role of Philip Stuckey in Pretty Woman: The Musical. Original cast member Jason Danieley played his…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Ms. Blakk for President celebrates a great queer pioneer by Dan Jakes

When Joan Jett Blakk told us to lick Bush in '92 Neon shades of violet—not rainbows—radiate from Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau's world-premiere docu-…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Conference Call: Cast of "Enter Laughing" at York Theatre: Alison Fraser, Farah Alvin, Chris Dwan, and Allie Trimm by Adam Rothenberg

Last I week I got to see the hilarious musical revival of Enter Laughing at the York Theatre. This show is so much fun. The writing, the music, and of course, the very talented cast! Their c…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Gus Shy: No Shrinking Violet by Trav S.D.

Vaudeville and musical comedy star Guy Shy (Augustus Scheu, 1893-1945) made a mark on both stage and screen and was noted for his eccentric dancing and his drunk act, among other turns. His …

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Monday, May 27, 2019

BBC Commences Filming “Call The Midwife” Series 9 by Blouin Artinfo

Filming of the ninth series of the award-winning drama “Call The Midwife” has begun, announces BBC. Created and written by Heidi Thomas, the ninth season of “Call The Midwife” follow…

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Caroline Sheen to return to 9 to 5 the musical at the Savoy Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Caroline Sheen is to return to the role of Violet Newstead in Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 the musical at the Savoy Theatre from 4 July 2019. This post Caroline Sheen to return to 9…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Caroline Sheen returns to 9 To 5 The Musical by Eleni Cashell

There’s going to be a new addition to 9 To 5 The Musical, as Caroline Sheen is returning to the show on 4 July to play Violet. Book tickets to see her here. The post Caroline Sheen returns…

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Caroline Sheen Returns To Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Caroline Sheen will return to the role of 'Violet Newstead' in 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre, London from 4 July 2019.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

The Rite of Spring review at The Place, London – ‘visceral, raw and poignant’ by Susie Browning

A pool of golden light hits the stage and six dancers dressed in rose, violet and bronze silk dart across the space.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Charlie Pollock to Join Pretty Woman on Broadway; Jason Danieley Sets Final Performance Date by

Broadway alum Charlie Pollock will head to the Nederlander Theatre on June 11 as Philip Stuckey in Pretty Woman: The Musical. Original cast member Jason Danieley will play his final performa…

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Charlie Pollock To Join The Cast of PRETTY WOMAN As Stuckey by BroadwayWorld

Charlie Pollock Violet, 9 to 5, The Good Wife will join the cast of PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL, in the role of 'Philip Stuckey,' beginning June 11, 2019. Jason Danieley's final performance wil…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Betty Compton: Broadway and Breast Cancer by Trav S.D.

Just to make one’s life hell, not only is there a Betty COMPSON, but there is also a completely different Betty COMPTON (Violet Halling Compton,1904-44), roughly contemporary, also in sho…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Comics serials farewell (for now) by Reader Staff

The last installments of Prairie Pothole, Violet, Private Eye, and P.L. Dermes We hope you’ve enjoyed the return of comics serials to the Reader.…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

My Fair Lady Welcomes Alexander Gemignani as Alfred P. Doolittle by Andy Lefkowitz

Get him to the church on time! Tony nominee Alexander Gemignani assumes the role of Alfred P. Doolittle in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-nominated revival of My Fair Lady on April 30. Gemign…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Celebrating Women by Jackson Cline

Project Broadway: Forget About the Boys BY JACKSON CLINE What’s better than celebrating female musical theatre compos…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Full Cast Announced For THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING by BroadwayWorld

Troupe today announces full cast for the The Sweet Science of Bruising by Joy Wilkinson which transfers to Wilton's Music Hall, following its sold-out run at Southwark Playhouse last year. K…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Louise Redknapp: ‘Strictly put the fire back in my belly but it didn’t break up my relationship’ by Hadley Freeman

For 19 years, the former Eternal star gave up everything to play housewife to her famous footballer husband. So what does it feel like to have walked out on that life and reinvented herself?…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Ashley Park, Montego Glover, Ben Davis & More to Join Victoria Clark in Lady in the Dark at City Center by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed slate of theater stars have signed on for MasterVoices' upcoming staging of the groundbreaking 1941 psychological thriller Lady in the Dark, which has not been seen in NYC in…

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