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Thursday, April 28, 2022

LA Theater: “Tootsie” Kicks Off “Broadway in Hollywood” With Knockout Production by Leah Sydney

How to get rid of the echo of Will Smith’s famous slap at the Dolby Theater just three weeks ago? On Tuesday

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 02:06PM
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

L.A. Theater: “Everybody’s Talking about Jamie” Comes from London with Soaring Songs and Lots of Heart by Leah Sydney

“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” at downtown Los Angeles’s Ahmanson Theater is a mash up of “Kinky Boots,” “Billy Elliot” with a bit

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 08:03PM
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Theater: LA Gets a Blast of New York from Broadway’s Stephen Schwartz with Perfomances by Megan Hilty, Idina Menzel, Others by Leah Sydney

Stephen Schwartz, composer of “” Wicked,” Godspell,” “Pippin,” “Enchanted,” “The Prince of Egypt,” “Pocohantas,” “and so much more well deserves all the

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 03:48AM
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

LA Theater: Ben Levi-Ross Makes A Splash in “Dear Evan Hansen” with A List Audience Cheering Him On by Leah Sydney

Ben Levi Ross literally tore the hearts out of the audience at the recent Ahmanson opening of the hit Tony Award winning Categories: Theater(Read more...)

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 07:32PM
Monday, September 24, 2018
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Friday, November 24, 2017

Review: Broadway Hit “Something Rotten” Gives Hollywood Something to Laugh About by Leah Sydney

Hollywood audiences appreciate theater as much as New York or London. That was proven once again at the premiere of the Broadway Categories: Theater(Read more...)

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 05:06PM
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Broadway Hit “Wicked” Will Get NBC Live TV Treatment, “Bye Bye Birdie” Set for December 5th (Exclusive) by Leah Sydney

Could the mega monster hit musical “Wicked”, follow “Hairspray,” and “Bye Bye Birdie,” be the next lauded NBC live musical?  The answer Categories: Fea…

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 08:42PM
Saturday, February 4, 2017

“Motown: The Musical” Streamlined and Slick Brings Back Great Memories, Dance Moves by Leah Sydney

“Motown: The Musical” returned last night to the famed Pantages Theater in Hollywood, after two long runs on Broadway and a national Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 10:03PM
Sunday, November 6, 2016

Darren Criss, John Cameron Mitchell Update “Hedwig” for L.A., Adding “The guy with the Tic Tacs” by Leah Sydney

HOLLYWOOD– Please leave me alone! Hedwig implored Donald Trump at the opening night at the recent premiere of “Hedwig and the Angry Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 05:18PM
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Saturday, June 25, 2016

LA Theater: Abby Mueller, Sister of Broadway Star Jessie, Opens as Carole King in “Beautiful” by Leah Sydney

Carole King’s sister is crushing it as the Pantages in Hollywood. Well sister of the stage Carole–Abby Mueller, sister of Jessie Mueller, Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 11:15PM
Thursday, March 5, 2015