Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Santino Fontana Nabs Role in Jennifer Lopez TV Series by Andrew Gans

Tony-nominated singing actor Santino Fontana, who will be seen in the City Center Encores! production of Zorba, has landed a role in the new NBC series "Shades of Blue," accord…

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Theater News: Elizabeth A. Davis and Robert Cuccioli to Join John Turturro and Santino Fontana in Zorba!

Full casting has been announced for the New York City Center Encores! production.

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Elizabeth A. Davis, Robert Cuccioli Will Join John Turturro & More in Encores! ZORBA! by BroadwayWorld

John Turturro will star in the title role of Zorba, joined by Adam Chanler-Berat , Robert Cuccioli, Elizabeth A. Davis, Santino Fontana, Marin Mazzie, Robert Montano, Carlos Valdes and Zoe W…

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Tony Nominee Elizabeth A. Davis & More Complete Casting of City Center’s Zorba! by Ryan McPhee

The complete cast is now set for New York City Center Encores!’ production of Zorba! Tony nominee Elizabeth Davis will take on the role of The Widow, joining previously annou…

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Casting Now Complete for Encores! Zorba!, Starring John Turturro by Andrew Gans

Complete casting has been announced for the City Center Encores! production of the classic musical Zorba!, which will play the famed Manhattan venue May 6-10.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tony Nominee & Frozen Star Santino Fontana Will Star Opposite Jennifer Lopez in Shades of Blue by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Santino Fontana has been tapped for the Jennifer Lopez-led Shades of Blue! According to Deadline, the Barry Levinson-helmed new NBC drama follows cops who are effective at keeping the street…

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

John Turturro and More to Star in Encores! Zorba! by Courtney Kochuba

City Center Encores! has announced the casting for their upcoming production of Zorba! John Turturro will star in the title role with Adam Chanler-Berat, Santino Fontana, Marin Mazzie and Zo…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

John Turturro, Marin Mazzie, Santino Fontana & More Tapped for Zorba! at Encores! by Ryan McPhee

John Turturro will take on the title role in New York City Center Encores!’ concert production of Zorba!. Joining him are Tony nominees Marin Mazzie as The Leader, Santino Fontana as N…

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Theater News: John Turturro to Lead Revival Cast of Kander and Ebb's Zorba!

The musical will play a run at New York City Center Encores!

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John Turturro to Lead ZORBA! for Encores! with Santino Fontana, Marin Mazzie and More by BroadwayWorld

The New York Times writes that John Turturro will star in ZORBA for Encores, running May 6-10, 2015.

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ArtsBeat: John Turturro to Star in ‘Zorba!’ for Encores! by Erik Piepenburg

Mr. Turturro will play the title role in a production featuring Marin Mazzie and Santino Fontana.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: March 18 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley

1927 Birthday of composer John Kander, who will compose scores for Broadway's Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Woman of the Year, Zorba and other musicals.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tony Nominee Robert Cuccioli & Angelina Fiordellisi Tapped for Snow Orchid Off-Broadway by

Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli and Angelina Fiordellisi will star in the classic Joe Pintauro drama Snow Orchid off-Broadway. Valentina Fratti will direct the new production, which begins perf…

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced! by BroadwayWorld

New York City Center's 2014-15 season features an exciting lineup of dance and musical theater that begins with the 11th season of City Center's acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival. The Festiv…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Tony Winners John Kander and Bill T. Jones Honored with National Medal of Arts by Ryan McPhee

Celebrated Broadway composer John Kander and Tony-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones are among the recipients of the 2013 Medal of Arts. President Obama will present Kander, Jones and other…

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Vibrant, Zesty Zorba! Gets Staged Concert At Dramaworks by Bill Hirschman

From the first tinkling of the bouzouki, Palm Beach Dramaworks’ mounting of the rarely-seen Kander and ebb musical Zorba! fairly throbs with life-affirming spirit in direct spite of the va…

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Veteran Actor William Parry Embraces Zorba In Palm Beach Dramaworks Staged Concert by Bill Hirschman

As he relates the philosophy of his title character in the musical Zorba, William Parry’s acting chops are so second-nature that he probably doesn’t realize that a slight Greek accent is…

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Encores! 2015 Season Will Include Lady, Be Good, Paint Your Wagon & Zorba by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The 2015 season of New York City Center’s Encores! series will open with George and Ira Gershwin’s Lady, Be Good on February 4, 2015. Next up will be Alan Jay Lerner and Frederic…

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Theater News: 2015 New York City Center Encores! Season Announced

The Kander & Ebb musical Zorba will be among the revivals featured in the celebrated series.

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City Center Encores! Announces 22nd Season by Kevin Daly

Lady, Be Good! Music: George Gershwin Lyrics: Ira Gershwin Book: Guy Bolton & Fred Thompson February 4-8, 2015 Paint Your Wagon Music: Frederick Loewe Book & Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner …

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New York City Center's 2015 Encores! Season to Feature PAINT YOUR WAGON, ZORBA!, and LADY, BE GOOD by BroadwayWorld

According to The New York Times, City Center has set the 2015 Encores 2015, which will open with George and Ira Gershwin's first complete musical, LADY, BE GOOD,. Performances are slated to …

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Djuki Mala: Chooky Dancers by Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

The full house was buzzing. The audience had gathered for just one thing, to see a YouTube sensation that has spanned the globe and compressed centuries of culture into one rather hilarious …

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Star-Gazing: The Power Behind the Broadway Scene This Spring (A - L) by JK

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about all of the star power coming to Broadway this spring.  Several of you wrote to express that I was leaving out the other half of the equation by no…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Dramaworks’ Season: Our Town, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Buried Child, Zorba, Lady Day, by Bill Hirschman

Palm Beach Dramaworks’s 2014-2015 season will continue its tradition of presenting classic American and British dramas and musicals, a few familiar, some rarely if ever done by professiona…

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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Liolà – review by Michael Billington

Lyttelton theatre, LondonRichard Eyre's staging of the lusty Pirandello village comedy is nuanced, yet its Irish accent is ultimately discomfitingThis play by Luigi Pirandello is not what yo…

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in LA! by BroadwayWorld TV

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander amp Ebb writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, c…

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Update on Trouble for Artists in Egypt by Nehad Salaiha

(Dancers from the Cairo Opera Ballet Company performed excerpts from Zorba the Greek on the street outside the Ministry of Culture in Zamalek to protest the attack on arts and culture.) (Ed…

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

STAGE TUBE: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opens at the Ahmanson - Highlights! by Stage Tube

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander amp Ebb writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, c…

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Photo Flash: Paula Abdul and More Attend THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opening at the Ahmanson by BroadwayWorld

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander amp Ebb writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, c…

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Friday, December 7, 2012

2012 Gypsy of the Year Fred Ebb Tribute by Broadway Cares

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' 24th Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition featured a tribute to legendary lyricist Fred Ebb, led by Tony Award winners David Hyde Pierce and Debra Monk.

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Monday, August 6, 2012

Wait for Me, World: The Kander, Ebb and Wasserman Musical that Never Was by Diana Bertolini

Most archivists will tell you that the best part of our job is the feeling of possibility. Every time you open a box and start digging through it, you might find that something amazing &mdas…

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