Thursday, July 22, 2021

Original Stars Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan to Headline Bonnie & Clyde Concert in West End by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan will reunite on January 18, 2022 for a one-night-only concert performance of Bonnie & Clyde in the West End’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Th…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:32PM
Sunday, July 18, 2021

Hear Classic and New Show Tunes on Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. On this week's episode, Paige is back and ready to play al…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:12AM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Alex Newell, Derek Klena, and Ariana DeBose Join TODAYTIX AT TAVERN July Lineup

Derek Klena (Jagged Little Pill, Anastasia, Wicked) and Alex Newell (Once on This Island, Glee, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist) are the latest Broadway stars to join the outdoor summer conc…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:39PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

‘West Side Story,’ ‘Hangmen’ receive government boost for reopening by Caitlin Huston

“West Side Story” and “Hangmen” received government funding that could help revive the productions.  Per data released from the Small Business Administration Monday, “West Side St…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 06:00AM
Monday, July 12, 2021

‘WEST SIDE STORY, ‘HANGMEN’ GET SBA FUNDS TO REOPEN; ‘HAMILTON’ SECURES $50 MILLION by Philip Boroff

Ivo van Hove’s video-heavy revival of West Side Story,  which was originally produced by Scott Rudin and opened a month before Broadway was shuttered, has scored a $10 million Small Busin…

SOURCE: Broadway Journal at 10:47PM

The Broadway Musical Revival Logo Tournament: The Trials Part Three by JK

A NEW tournament, but with a twist. We have combed the archives for over 100 outstanding show logos from revivals, but YOU will be determining which of those will make it to the 64-logo brac…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:33AM
Monday, July 5, 2021

The Broadway Musical Revival Logo Tournament: The Trials Part Two by JK

Last week, we are started a NEW tournament, but with a twist. We have combed the archives for over 100 outstanding show logos from revivals, but YOU will be determining which of those will m…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 10:03AM
Thursday, July 1, 2021

STEVEN SPIELBERG’S ‘WEST SIDE STORY’ ADAPTATION IS GOING TO GET HIM CANCELED by Robert Shuman

(John Podhoretz’s article appeared in The New York Post, 6/30; via the Drudge Report.) For more than four decades, screen mavens have been eagerly awaiting the time when Steven Spielberg w…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 10:50AM
Monday, June 28, 2021

BROADWAY LIVE CINEMA FESTIVAL Postponed Due to 'Unforeseen Circumstances'

Broadway Live Cinema Festival, the new film and live performance event honoring Broadway and movie musicals, was set to kick off next month at AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square, featurin…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:36PM

NYC's Broadway Live Cinema Festival Postponed by Logan Culwell-Block

The series was set to include live performances during movie theatre screenings of In the Heights, Chicago, West Side Story, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:55PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Odds & Ends: West Side Story's Rachel Zegler Tapped for Live-Action Snow White by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. West Side Story Star Rachel Zegler Could Play Snow White Singing "Someday My Prince Will Come" will be no sweat for Steven…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:36PM

Upcoming West Side Story Star Rachel Zegler to Star in Disney’s Live-Action Snow White by Ryan McPhee

Tony and Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will pen new songs for the movie.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:21PM

Broadway Profiles: Rita Moreno Dishes on Spielberg's New WEST SIDE STORY: "It's Astonishing" by Broadway.com

Oscar winner Rita Moreno talks about returning to WEST SIDE STORY for Steven Spielberg's remake and the new doc, JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT.

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:32AM
Monday, June 21, 2021

Auditions Interview for Performer Stuff Pro Series: In front of the Table by Performerstuff

Auditions Interview for Performer Stuff Pro Series: In front of the Table Written by: Mark Pawsey June 21, 2021 To continue with our Performers Stuff Pro Series, please welcome back…

SOURCE: performerstuff.com at 09:26PM

See Rita Moreno Talk About Steven Spielberg's West Side Story: 'It's Astonishing!' by Lindsey Sullivan

Something's coming, something good! The newest episode of Broadway Profiles features an interview with the legendary Rita Moreno. In addition to serving as the subject a new documentary, Ri…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:18PM
Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: 06/19/21 by Broadway.com

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of BROADWAY PROFILES. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com, this installment will air…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:54PM

Catch Up with the Legendary Rita Moreno & More on Broadway Profiles by Broadway.com

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com, this installment will …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12PM

L Morgan Lee, Bianca Marroquín, Julia Murney, More Join Broadway Live Cinema Festival Lineup by Dan Meyer

Dozens of Broadway stars will celebrate movie musicals like Chicago, West Side Story, and In the Heights this summer in NYC.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:38PM

VIDEO: Rita Moreno Shares the Powerful Story of Finding Her Role Model in WEST SIDE STORY!

Moreno also shared her feelings about Lin-Manuel Miranda and the 'In The Heights' casting controversy.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:01AM
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

From the Review Files: Laurents Gets His Revenge on 'West Side Story' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Karen Olivo and cast of the 2009 revival. (Photo by Joan Marcus) Is West Side Story really all that? I've always been much more smitten with the score than with any other aspect of the show…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 04:32PM
Monday, June 14, 2021

Rita Moreno Shares Details About Her Upcoming Documentary by BroadwayWorld

Watch the full interview HERE: http://bway.world/RitaMorenoBL Want more Backstage Live episodes? Visit http://bway.world/BackstageLive Richard Ridge chats with stage and screen legend Rita…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:03PM
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Martha Swope by JK

One of my favorite things as a theater fan is looking at show photos. They are all truly art. These days, if you look at the credit under the picture, you'll likely see names like Joan Marcu…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Friday, June 4, 2021

Broadway Game: Logo Legs! by JK

Broadway Game: Logo Legs! Broadway is surely known for its jazz hands and its dancin' feet. But between those hands and feet are legs! And Broadway knows a thing or two about gams, too! Kic…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:03AM
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Broadway Live Cinema Festival Will Screen Musical Films by Matthew Wexler

A new musical-themed film festival will screen "In the Heights," "Chicago," "The Wizard of Oz," "Little Shop of Horrors," and "West Side Story" this summer. The post Broadway Live Cinema F…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 10:33AM

This Week in Broadway History: June 1 - 7 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: June 1 - 7 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   June 1, 1971: Good grief! You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a smash hit off-Broadway, opened at the Golden Theatre, w…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:12AM

Broadway: Ivo Van Hove’s Dreadful “West Side Story” May Be Returning Despite a Panning by the Times And Picket Lines Out Front Protesting a MeTo by Roger Friedman

I was going to report that Ivo Van Hove’s dreadful, panned version of “West Side Story” doesn’t appear to be coming back.

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 03:48AM

Ep6 – Chita Rivera by Automatic Episode Import

West Side Story, The Rink, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman. Need we say more? Chita Rivera was an

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 12:01AM
Friday, May 28, 2021

Broadway Games: True or False? by JK

Broadway Games:True or False 1. TRUE or FALSE: The 74th Tony Awards, airing on September 26th, will be the first to air the ceremony on two different networks. 2. TRUE or FALSE: Once Upo…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:33AM
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY Star Ariana DeBose Opens the BROADWAY AT TAVERN Series

TodayTix Originals brought Broadway back to Tavern on the Green with the opening night of Broadway at Tavern last night, a special series of live concerts from stars of the New York sta…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:28PM
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Meet the Students of Next on Stage: David Carver's Turn as Tony in West Side Story Helped Him Grow as An Actor

Contestant David Carver shares more about his charity, memories from a production of West Side Story, and who he looks up to in the Mean Girls cast!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:01PM

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