Wednesday, February 28, 2018

REVIEW: The Band's Visit by JK

Review of the Saturday, February 24, 2018 matinee performance at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York City.  Starring Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub, John Cariani,  Ari'el Stachel,…

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff: Part Three: ’70 Girls 70,’ ‘Chicago,’ by Richard Seff

ACT TWO. Two years later, in 1970, I once again tried to put together a package of my clients – in the show that became 70 Girls 70 – for I’d enjoyed looking after Chita Ri…

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff: Part Two: ‘The Curtain Rises’: ‘Flora, the by Richard Seff

John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Richard Seff at a dinner honoring Harold Prince. Photo courtesy of Richard Seff. THE CURTAIN RISES One of the properties for which I tried to get this new team hir…

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

VIDEO: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Michael C. Bernardi Reveals Five Things He Learned From His Father, Herschel Bernardi by Michael Dale

Though Herschel Bernardi's name was above the title on the opening nights of Broadway's BAJOUR and ZORBA, the musical theatre role he's most known for is one where he came in as a replacemen…

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

The World Goes Round review – Kander and Ebb's greatest (feminist) hits by Alfred Hickling

Stephen Joseph theatre, Scarborough The musicals of John Kander and Fred Ebb have brought us showstopping songs and great characters, from bored housewives to ageing shoplifters – all of w…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Off-Broadway Review: Out of the Mouths of Babes by Lauren Yarger

Image: Judith Ivey and Estelle Parsons. Photo: Carol RoseggWhat Happens When Four Women Who Loved the Same Man Get Together? Not What You Might ExpectBy Lauren YargerJust throw out reality f…

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Photo Coverage: Estelle Parsons & Cast of Off-Broadway's OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES Meets the Press by Walter McBride

OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES -- a new comedy by Israel Horovitz MY OLD LADY, with a cast starring Oscar winner and 5-time Tony nominee ESTELLE PARSONS, two-time Tony winner JUDITH IVEY, along …

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Travels With My Aunt review – calypsos and cannabis in Graham Greene musical by Michael Billington

Minerva, ChichesterPatricia Hodge is superb as a madcap aunt, whisking her buttoned-up nephew on a world tour, in a perfectly pleasant show that lacks the novel’s ambiguitiesGraham Greene…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Want to See Something Wonderful? The King and I's Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim Get to Know the Press by Lindsey Sullivan

A new King of Siam and Broadway queen shall dance in the stunning Lincoln Center revival of The King and I beginning on May 3. Lost alum Daniel Dae Kim will make his Great White Way debut in…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Oscar Winner Estelle Parsons & Tony Winner Judith Ivey Will Lead Out of the Mouths of Babes Off-Broadway by

Oscar winner and five-time Tony nominee Estelle Parsons, two-time Tony winner Judith Ivey and more will star in the world premiere of Out of the Mouths of Babes. Directed by Barnet Kellman, …

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The King and I Will Welcome Tony Nominee & Cancer Survivor Marin Mazzie Back to Broadway by Ryan McPhee

A Broadway veteran will whistle a happy tune for her return to the stage. Tony nominee Marin Mazzie will step into The King and I on Broadway, replacing Tony winner Kelli O’Hara as Ann…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Djuki Mala review – playful Yolngu dance numbers from cheeky YouTube stars by Brigid Delaney

Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent, Sydney festivalArnhem Land troupe formerly known as the Chooky Dancers turn tradition on its head with thrilling interpretations of Michael Jackson, Gene Kelly and…

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Chita Rivera to Open Cafe Carlyle's Winter Season by BroadwayWorld

Cafe Carlyle will welcome Broadway legend Chita Rivera for a two-week engagement, January 12-23. An accomplished and versatile actresssingerdancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Be…

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Tony Nominee Marin Mazzie Undergoes Treatment for Ovarian Cancer; Husband Jason Danieley Shares Their Journey by Ryan McPhee

Three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie has been battling ovarian cancer. Her husband, fellow Broadway star Jason Danieley, revealed the news and shared their journey from her diagnosis through…

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Monday, September 7, 2015

Sit Down with Chita Rivera by Lauren Yarger

Screen Actors Guild Foundation Invite You and A Guestto a Career Conversations Q&A withCHITA RIVERAFriday, September 11th1 PMCheck-in at 12:15 PMThe New School –&nb…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

STATION ATHENS WORKSHOP leading to the STATION ATHENS GROUP by Yolanda Markopoulou

After completing my studies in Boston University Communications School in Film in 2003 I came back to Greece.   I started working in theatre in 2005 as an assistant director for Michael Ca…

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Friday, July 24, 2015

50 Songs for 50 Years of Kander and Ebb by Andrew Kendall

In May 1965 the first Kander and Ebb musical premiered on Broadway. Flora the Red Menace, despite a lovely score, was not too long for the Great White Way. It scored a Tony for Liza Minnelli…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

First You Dream: The Music of Kander and Ebb

Fri, June 8 through Sun, July 1 @ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presented by John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Come hear the music play in First You Dream: …

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'Zorba!" review: John Turturro can't sing but charms

'Zorba!" review: John Turturro can't sing but charms Joe Dziemianowicz 'Zorba!" jumps between tragedy and comedy, but not always smoothly.

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Broadway by the Year: The Broadway Musicals of 1966 – 1990 by Darryl Reilly

This post is by Darryl Reilly “Life Is,” from the 1968 Kander and Ebb musical "Zorba" as grandly performed by it’s original Tony-nominated cast member, Lorraine Serabian, was the show …

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Photo Coverage: John Turturro, Zoe Wanamaker & More Take Closing Night Bows in Encores! ZORBA! by Walter McBride

New YorkCity Center's Encores just wrapped up the final production of the 2015 season,Zorba,directed byWalter BobbieChicago and choreographed byJosh RhodesRodgers amp Hammerstein's Cinderell…

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Closing Night Photos: Zorba! by Sandi Durell

            Photos:  Magda Katz   TheaterPizzazz’ Magda Katz was on the scene shooting curtain calls and closing night of Zorba! at Encores! New Yor…

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

This Week on Broadway for May 10, 2015: Betty Buckley by James Marino

James Marino, Michael Portantiere and Matt Tamanini talk with Betty Buckley. Michael reviews Zorba! at City Center, Fiasco Theater’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Red Bull Theater&#…

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics 5/09- AMERICAN IN PARIS, ZORBA, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, and More! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup

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Zorba! by Darryl Reilly

This post is by Darryl Reilly Instrumental to its success is the thrilling direction of Walter Bobbie. Combining sensitive performances with an inspired sense of stagecraft, Mr. Bobbie crea…

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"Zorba!" Lacks the Zest It Needs to Succeed by Broadway & Me

Like so many Americans in the ‘60s, Broadway show makers were swept up in the free-spirit mania of the times and created shows with eccentric characters who thumbed their noses at the esta…

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Friday, May 8, 2015

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 2-8 by BroadwayWorld

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highligh…

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'Zorba!' review: Sweet, but oddly cast with John Turturro

"Anything I know how to do, I do perfect! Anything I don't know how to do, I do very good!," brags the libidinous old Greek philosopher at the center of "Zorba!"

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FLASH FRIDAY: John Kander Takes Over New York, New York - THE VISIT, ZORBA!, CHICAGO, CABARET, New Musicals & More by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are celebrating the many recent, current and upcoming productions on Broadway and beyond featuring the music of John Kander.

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Encores! Does Zorba! by Sandi Durell

            Review By Brian Scott Lipton   “Life is what you do when you’re waiting to die” sings “The Leader” (a bewigged Marin Mazzie, in... Th…

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See Ken Fallin’s Stunning Portrait of the City Center Encores! Zorba, Starring John Turturro

Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of

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