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 Playbill.com.

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Video Flash: Flashback Friday: Start Spreading the News! Kander and Ebb Have 3 Shows in New York This Weekend

You can see Chicago, The Visit, and Zorba! all within two days in the City That Never Sleeps.

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Review Roundup: Encores! ZORBA! Opens at the City Center by Review Roundups

Zorba, directed byWalter BobbieChicago and choreographed byJosh RhodesRodgers amp Hammerstein's Cinderella with musical direction byRob Berman,is the final production of New YorkCity Center'…

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'Zorba!': Theater Review by David Rooney

John Turturro, Zoe Wanamaker and Santino Fontana head the cast of this rarely staged musical by the deluxe team of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joseph Stein.read more

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John Turturro Channels Anthony Quinn In Out-Of-Sync ‘Zorba!’ – Review by Jeremy Gerard

It’s probably not the best moment in time for a show that soft-peddles an “honor” killing. And yet here is Zorba! — that manic-depressive musical that proved as in…

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Review: ‘Zorba!’ Starring John Turturro by Ben Brantley

The Kander and Ebb musical, part of the Encores! series at New York City Center, also stars Zoë Wanamaker.

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Video Clips of ZORBA!, Starring John Turturro, Santino Fontana & Marin Mazzie by Broadway.com

See video clips of John Turturro, Santino Fontana and Marin Mazzie in the Encores! production of ZORBA!, playing May 6 through 10 at New York City Center. Adam Chanler-Berat, Robert Cucciol…

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Video! Go Greek with Clips From Zorba!, Starring John Turturro, Santino Fontana & Marin Mazzie by Broadway.com

See John Turturro, Santino Fontana and Marin Mazzie in the Encores! production of Zorba!, playing May 6 through 10 at New York City Center.

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Marin Mazzie Sings 'Life Is' from ZORBA! at City Center Encores! by Broadway.com

Marin Mazzie sings 'Life Is' from ZORBA! running May 6-10 at City Center Encores!

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Zoe Wannamaker Sings 'Happy Birthday' from ZORBA! at City Center Encores! by Broadway.com

Zoe Wannamaker sings 'Happy Birthday' from ZORBA! running May 6-10 at City Center Encores!

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John Turturro Sings 'I Am Free' from ZORBA! at City Center Encores! by Broadway.com

John Turturro sings 'I Am Free' from ZORBA! running May 6-10 at City Center Encores!

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Santino Fontana, Marin Mazzie & Elizabeth A. Davis Sing ' The Butterfly' from ZORBA! by Broadway.com

Santino Fontana, Marin Mazzie and Elizabeth A. Davis sing ' The Butterfly' from ZORBA! running May 6-10 at City Center Encores!

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John Turturro and Zoe Wannamaker Sing 'Goodbye, Cannavaro' from ZORBA! at City Center Encores! by Broadway.com

John Turturro, Zoe Wannamaker and Santino Fontana sing 'Goodbye, Cannavaro' from ZORBA! running May 6-10 at City Center Encores!

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Zoe Wannamaker Sings 'No Boom Boom' from ZORBA! at City Center Encores! by Broadway.com

Zoe Wannamaker sings 'No Boom Boom' from ZORBA! running May 6-10 at City Center Encores!

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Santino Fontana and Elizabeth A. Davis Sing a Love Duet from ZORBA! at City Center Encores! by Broadway.com

Santino Fontana and Elizabeth A. Davis sing 'Why Can't I Speak/That's a Beginning' from ZORBA! running May 6-10 at City Center Encores!

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Review: Zorba!

Encores! presents a concert of Kander and Ebb's musical landscape of Greek island life.

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John Turturro and Zoë Wanamaker can’t really sing, but they can sell ‘Zorba!’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

When Encores! announced that John Turturro would star in its concert version of “Zorba!,” the big question was: “But can he sing?!?” Um, not really. But to his credit, Turturro...

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Photos! Raise a Toast to John Turturro, Santino Fontana, Marin Mazzie & the Cast of City Center’s Zorba! by Broadway.com

John Turturro, Santino Fontana, Marin Mazzie and the cast of Zorba! at Encores! celebrated their first performance at New York City Center on May 6, 2015. Click for photos of the festivities…

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