Friday, October 22, 2021

Stage and Screen Star Peter Scolari Dies at 66 by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star Peter Scolari, a Broadway alum and Emmy winner, died on October 22 following a two-year battle with cancer, according to Deadline. He was 66. Born in New York in 1955…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM

Peter Scolari, Emmy-Winning Star of Stage and Screen, Dies at 66 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Scolari's New York stage credits included Lucky Guy, Bronx Bombers, Wicked, Hairspray, and The True.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:04PM

Peter Scolari, Emmy-Winning Screen and Stage Vet, Dies at 66

Scolari's Broadway appearances include Hairspray, Wicked, and Bronx Bombers.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48AM
Monday, October 18, 2021

Odds & Ends: Beanie Feldstein, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez & More Set for Girls Can’t Shoot (& Other Lies) by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Beanie Feldstein & More Cast in Girls Can’t Shoot (& Other Lies) Stage and screen stars Beanie Feldstein and Mi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:06PM

Odds & Ends: Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Beanie Feldstein & More Set for Girls Can’t Shoot (& Other Lies) by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Michaela Jaé Rodriguez & More Cast in Girls Can’t Shoot (& Other Lies) Stage and screen stars Michaela Jaé Rodr…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

"Why are you quitting WICKED?!" I could explain this in many different ways, but here's the GIST. by Framily Travel

After 13 years in the ensemble and as a Glinda cover, I put in my notice at Wicked on Broadway. It was possibly the most difficult decision making and executing moment thus far... in my life…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:13PM
Friday, October 15, 2021

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Kristin Chenoweth, Amber Ardolino, WICKED & More!

Check out this week's top ten TikToks, featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Kathryn Gallagher, Amber Ardolino, Wicked, Mrs. Doubtfire and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:00AM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Jean Tafler and John Ahlin Conjure “Oz” Actress Margaret Hamilton in New Play “My Witch” by Kenneth Jones

The famously hawk-nosed actress Margaret Hamilton — best known as The Wicked Witch in the film “The Wizard of Oz,” but employed for decades as a treasured character actress — gets a …

SOURCE: bykennethjones.com at 08:01PM

Liz Kingsman: One-Woman Show review – wicked, whip-smart skewering of Fleabag and co by Brian Logan

Soho theatre, LondonKingsman spoofs the look-at-me egotism that sometimes animates solo shows, as she heaps meta layer upon layer in a tour de force It seems like five minutes ago that Phoeb…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:42AM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Call Redialed: NEW Ryan Bauer-Walsh Interview: The Rainbow Lullaby, First LGBTQIA+ Lullaby album, Ali Forney Center, Banana Duck (gender neutral cloth by Adam Rothenberg

I have been a fan of Ryan Bauer-Walsh ever since we met back in 2012. Prior to the global pandemic, I got to see Ryan in Seven Angel’s Theatre 2019 production of my all time favorite music…

SOURCE: Call Me Adam at 08:54PM

In the News: Wicked Will Broadcast Live on TikTok October 12, Casting for L.A. Paradise Blue, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Tony winner Shuler Hensley has been named artistic director of Georgia's City Springs Theatre Company.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:59PM

Beanie Feldstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sharon D. Clarke and Other Broadway Artists on Theater’s Comeback by Rebecca Rubin

After a devastating industry-wide shutdown, Broadway has finally reopened with performances of beloved shows like “Hamilton,” “Wicked” and new plays and musicals such as “Six,” …

SOURCE: Variety at 04:26PM

WICKED to Host TikTok Livestream Event Tonight!

The Broadway production of Wicked is going live on TikTok at 8pm tonight to host a never-before-seen, one-night-only livestream event! 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:42PM

HALLOWEEN EDITION! Disney Dad Trivia: #34. Mommy's back from Wicked on Broadway for one day! by Framily Travel

Lindsay's back from Wicked for the day off, so Jared and Georgia just HAD to do a special HALLOWEEN/villians Disney Dad trivia ! Play along !

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:00AM
Monday, October 11, 2021

Jackie Burns Releases Debut Single 'Any Less Alone'

'Any Less Alone' was written by Burns, a Broadway veteran best known for starring as Elphaba in Wicked, as well as Aaron Kellim and Eric Holmes.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:17AM
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Going Back to "Pass Over"—and live theater by Broadwayandme

  I went to see a show this week.  There was a time when that wouldn’t have been a remarkable statement. I routinely saw 150 shows a year and shared my thoughts about many of them here.…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 10:36AM
Friday, October 8, 2021

Odds & Ends: Darren Criss Announces Concert Tour with the Release of A Very Darren Crissmas by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Darren Criss Will Hit the Road This Holiday Season Christmas has come early for Darren Criss fans! Ahead of returning to Br…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:36PM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson Reveals His Emotional Pre-Show Ritual for Lackawanna Blues by Lindsey Sullivan

Ruben Santiago-Hudson started previews for his solo show Lackawanna Blues on September 14, a historical night for Broadway as his play, Hamilton, Wicked, The Lion King and Chicago all resume…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:24PM
Monday, October 4, 2021

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction 2021 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Fans gleefully filled the streets of New York City’s famed Theater District, coming together in celebration and rejuvenation at the 35th annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produc…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:03PM

Wicked's 15th birthday in the West End VLOG by Official London Theatre

Frankie and Jess were invited to celebrate Wicked's 15th birthday in London and as usual, it did not disappoint - there was also a surprise speech from Stephen Schwartz. Buy tickets to Wick…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:50PM
Saturday, October 2, 2021

‘Wicked was essentially a love story between two women’: How the once-mocked musical became a global sensation by Alexandra Pollard

The musical is making its triumphant return to the London stage after 18 months away. Alexandra Pollard sits down with its creators Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman, and star Sophie Evans…

SOURCE: The Independent at 01:48AM

Kid's New York City! Disney's Pixar Putt, Harry Potter Store, Seaglass Carousel, Camp store, +more! by Framily Travel

Jared and Georgia went to see Lindsay in Wicked on Broadway and filled the weekend with fun KID perfect activities! The new Harry Potter Store and butterbeer ice cream, the very expensive,…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:00AM
Friday, October 1, 2021

Watch Stephen Schwartz, Alice Fearn, More in Latest Trailer for The Theatre Channel by Dan Meyer

Episode 8 pays tribute to the composer who scored Wicked, Godspell, The Prince of Egypt, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:40AM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Mean Girls | April 5-24, 2022 | The Kennedy Center by The Kennedy Center

Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from book writer TINA FEY (“30 Rock), composer JEFF RICHMOND (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist NELL BENJAMIN (Legall…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:36PM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Daniel Craig & Ruth Negga to Star in Macbeth on Broadway in 2022 by Lindsey Sullivan

Something wicked this way comes. Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga are heading to Broadway in a new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Directed by Tony winner Sam Gold, the revival will begin …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:18AM

Ep#79- Georgia sees her Mommy in Wicked on Broadway, Our Anniversary, Jared sings Jersey Boys in NJ! by Framily Travel

After 18 months of pandemic Broadway shut down (and on their 11th wedding Anniversary weekend), Georgia and Jared come to see Lindsay back on Broadway in Wicked! She's seen Lindsay both as G…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:00AM
Monday, September 27, 2021

Watch an exclusive clip from ‘Closer than Ever,’ now on BroadwayHD by Stagebuddy

Maltby and Shire’s Closer Than Ever is now available on BroadwayHD. This brand-new filmed version of the West End production features X Factor winner Dalton Harris, along with West En…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 02:43PM

Tony Duets! Watch Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Perform Beloved Numbers by Caitlin Moynihan

As if seeing performers and artists accept a Tony Award wasn't emotional enough, a slew of Broadway reunions made sure there was not a dry eye left at the Tony Awards. During The Tony Awards…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:36PM

The Skivvies and Travis Kent - Broadway Outsiders Medley by Lauren Molina

Travis Kent joins The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) to perform a medley of Waving Through A Window (Dear Evan Hansen), The Wizard and I (Wicked), and Michael in the Bathroom (Be …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:07PM

‘They changed my ending, I felt aghast’: how we made Wicked by Interviews By Chris Wiegand

‘I once performed Defying Gravity at the White House within spitting distance of the Obamas,’ says Idina Menzel. ‘In fact, I might actually have spat on them’ I’d played with the s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:36AM

Tony Night 2021: Memorable Moments and Contradictions. #Stageworthy This Week by New York Theater

Four hours full of spectacular musical numbers, ending with three famous musical duets from the past  — Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel performing “For Good” from Wicked, Anthony…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 09:07AM

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Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
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