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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The JKTS/2022-2023 Broadway Season Survey by JK

The JKTS/2022-2023 Broadway Season Survey Today, we are looking for your input. Below is a 10 question survey, with 5 questions about our website, and 5 about the current Broadway season. A…

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Friday, January 27, 2023

Broadway Jeopardy! - Game 1 by JK

Broadway Jeopardy!  It's game time, Broadway fans! This time, it's Jeopardy!: one Jeopardy round, one Double Jeopardy round, and Final Jeopardy, plus one (not so hidden) Daily Double. Good…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

2022-2023 Show Logos: Almost Famous and Kimberly Akimbo by JK

We're still playing catch up on the Broadway logos for the 2022 - 2023 season. So today we'll take a look at a pair of shows from the fall. One has closed, the other seems to be gaining trac…

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Monday, January 23, 2023

REVIEW: A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical by JK

Review of the Saturday, January 14, 2023 evening performance at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City. Starring Will Swensen, Robyn Hurder, Mark Jacoby, Linda Powell, Jessie Fisher, Michae…

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Friday, January 20, 2023

REVIEW: & Juliet by JK

Review of the Sunday evening performance on January 15, 2023 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York City. Starring Lorna Courtney, Paulo Szot, Betsy Wolfe, Stark Sands, Matt Raffy, Mela…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

REVIEW: Leopoldstadt by JK

Review of the matinee performance on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at the Longacre Theatre in New York City. Featuring David Krumholtz, Brandon Uranowitz, Betsy Aidem, Caissie Levy, Aaron Neil …

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Monday, January 16, 2023

2022-2023 Logos: Kimberly Akimbo and Almost Famous by JK

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Friday, January 13, 2023

Star-To-Be: Into the Woods' Cole Thompson by JK

We always enjoy discovering new talent in as many shows as we can. So far this season, there's been an abundance of Broadway debuts, both onstage and on creative teams. Sometimes, they are i…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Trivial Pursuit - Broadway Edition by JK

 Your wish is our command...Broadway Games are back, so let's get started! How good are your trivia skills?  Here's a throwback to Trivial Pursuit. All of the original categories are here…

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Monday, January 9, 2023

At This Theater: The Lyceum by JK

Over the years, I've had the privilege of seeing ten different productions at Broadway's oldest continuously operating theater (opened in 1903), the Lyceum.  This theatre Of all the theater…

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Friday, January 6, 2023

CD Review: & Juliet Original Broadway Cast Recording by JK

I find myself in an unusual position with this cast recording: I have not yet seen the show preserved here. Nonetheless, & Juliet's OBCR is full of pop tunes from recent decades (all wri…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

2022 - 2023 Show Logos: Into the Woods and 1776 by JK

 Okay, fellow logo fans! These two are for you. With both Into the Woods and 1776 set to close up shop on Sunday, we wanted to be sure to take a closer look at their key art. It makes s…

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Monday, January 2, 2023

Our 2023 Theatrical Resolutions by JK

It's a new year and it's time for a reset and fresh start, right? While both Mike and I surely have personal goals for 2023, today we thought we would share our theater related resolutions. …

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Friday, December 30, 2022

2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Productions by JK

 2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Productions (2 Categories + Final Wrap-up) We were fortunate enough to see 13 different productions on Broadway in 2022; these are the shows we c…

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Writing, Design and Direction by JK

 2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Writing, Design & Direction (11 Categories) We were fortunate enough to see 13 different productions on Broadway in 2022; these are the shows…

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Monday, December 26, 2022

2022 in Review: Our Favorite Broadway Performances by JK

We are so excited to be back on a regular basis - every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Your response to our "warm-up/re-entry" reviews has been overwhelming. Thank you for coming back and for…

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Friday, December 23, 2022

Happy Holidays! by JK

  Remember: We are back every Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting Monday, December 26th! COMING UP NEXT WEEK: Monday, December 26th:  2022 in Review: Our Favorite Performances Wedn…

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Monday, December 19, 2022

He Said/He Said REVIEW: 1776 by JK

As Mike and I are easing back into our normal levels theater-going, our goal for the 2022-2023 season is to see all of the musicals that open on Broadway - brand new or revival. So far, so g…

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Sunday, December 11, 2022

REVIEW: Some Like It Hot by JK

Review of the Saturday evening November 12, 2022 preview performance at the Sam S. Shubert Theatre in New York City. Starring Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee and Adrianna Hicks, with Kevin…

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Monday, December 5, 2022

He Said/He Said REVIEW: Into the Woods by JK

As Mike and I are easing back into our normal levels theater-going, our goal for the 2022-2023 season is to see all of the musicals that open on Broadway - brand new or revival. So far, so g…

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Looking Forward to Winter: December - February by JK

The end of another calendar year is near, which also means we are close to half-way through the theatrical season. And while things generally slow during the winter months, we have a lot we …

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Monday, November 28, 2022

REVIEW: KPOP by JK

Review of the Saturday, November 12, 2022 preview performance at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York City. Starring Luna. Book by Jason Kim. Music and lyrics by Helen Park and Max V…

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Friday, November 25, 2022

Happy Black Friday/Cyber Monday! NOW ALL WEEKEND LONG! by JK

Today's This weekend's gonna be a great weekend, and here's why: We have hundreds of collectible Playbills and Lights of Broadway Cards on sale TODAY ONLY ALL WEEKEND! Playbills from…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving From JK's TheatreScene! by JK

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & HIVE - @jkstheatrescene   Happy Thanksgiving! We are so grateful for all of your support &  enthusiasm for our return on a regular basis! …

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

REVIEW: Almost Famous by JK

Review of the Sunday, November 13, 2022 matinee at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. Starring Casey Likes, Chris Wood, Anika Larsen, Alisa Melendez, Drew Gehling and Rob Collet…

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Friday, November 11, 2022

REVIEW: Kimberly Akimbo by JK

Review of the Saturday, October 29, 2022 matinee preview performance at the Booth Theatre in New York City. Starring Victoria Clark, Justin Cooley, Bonnie Milligan, Steven Boyer, Alli Mauzey…

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Sunday, October 30, 2022

UPDATE: We're Almost Back! by JK

Dear friends and JKTS fans,  Here's an update about our impending return! Already, our new Playbill sales page is up and ready for you to browse! (Click the tab above!) We have Playb…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

We Will Be Back! by JK

We Will Be Back! Right now, the ghost light is on, but not for much longer! We've heard from so many of you that you miss our little blog, and it touches us. Thank you all so much. JK's Th…

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Monday, June 13, 2022

The Best Show Art of the 2021 -2022 Broadway Season: The Sweet 16! by JK

The season is over! It's been a wild ride as Broadway re-opened as the pandemic ebbed and flowed. The one constant, of course, is that each production created wonderful works of show art - l…

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Monday, June 6, 2022

NEW TOURNAMENT! The Best Show Art of the 2021 -2022 Broadway Season by JK

The season is over! It's been a wild ride as Broadway re-opened as the pandemic ebbed and flowed. The one constant, of course, is that each production created wonderful works of show art - l…

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Monday, May 30, 2022

The Greatest Musical Opening Number Tournament: The Championship!! by JK

This is it! We are down to FINAL SHOWDOWN! It's the "New Generation Classics" versus "Current Classics"! Into the Woods vs Come From Away! The Greatest Musical Opening Number Tournament: …

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