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Friday, May 5, 2023

Tony Nominees Meet Each Other and Some Meet the Press At The Annual Post-Nomination Get Together by Regina Weinreich

“Mazel tov.” You could hear Ben Platt in the Sofitel Hotel corridor congratulate Jessica Hecht, both nominated for Tony Awards. She was

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 10:12PM
Friday, April 28, 2023

Broadway Review: Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond Don’t Let the “Parade” Pass Them By In Stunning Revival of Controversial Musical by Regina Weinreich

Looking mild-mannered, even Evan Hanson-ish, Ben Platt plays the real-life historic figure Leo Frank, a Jew who was lynched in the early

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 07:54PM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The Other Funny Girl: Julie Benko, Broadway’s Most Valuable Player, Jazzes It Up with a Little Birdland Gumbo by Regina Weinreich

Julie Benko: she’s not a marquee name unless you’re a fan of “Funny Girl” since it opened on Broadway almost a year

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 07:29PM
Monday, May 16, 2022

(Some) Tony Nominees Do A Victory Lap: Waiting for Hugh Jackman, Though, is Time Consuming by Regina Weinreich

Celebrating the Tony nominations this year held special excitement: it’s the 75th anniversary, the first in-person comeback after Covid, a year of

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 03:03PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Broadway Review: Mary Louise Parker and David Morse Soar in Icky “How I Learned to Drive” Revival by Regina Weinreich

Ewwww! That’s not my critique of Paula Vogel’s tight memory play, “How I Learned to Drive”– rather the play, now having a

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 07:24PM
Monday, February 7, 2022

Review: Off Broadway Another “Hamilton” May Be Brewing with “Black No More” Starring Lillias White and Brandon Victor Dixon by Regina Weinreich

Is there a new “Hamilton” brewing out there, off Broadway? Some say “Black No More,” a musical adaptation of George S. Schuyler’s

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 12:42AM
Saturday, August 28, 2021

Mel Brooks, 95, Zooms Into Hilarious East Hampton Celebration of “The Producers” with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick by Regina Weinreich

Mel Brooks may be 95 years young but that didn’t stop him from Zooming into East Hampton’s Guild Hall celebration of his

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 12:03PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Review: Bob Balaban Directs East Hampton All Stars (Mercedes Ruehl, Susie Essman Included) in Night of Cool Plays by Regina Weinreich

Begging the question: is it too soon to laugh about the pandemic year, 2020? A collection of short plays by masterful playwrights,

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 10:32PM
Friday, June 11, 2021

Review: Tovah Feldshuh as a Thrilling Dr. Ruth, Telling It Like It Is On and Off Stage by Regina Weinreich

Celebrity sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer turned 93 last weekend, and after decades on television and in the public eye, it is

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 01:32PM
Friday, April 9, 2021

Theater Review: “Blindness” Opens Off Broadway With Lights, Headphones, and the Donmar Stamp by Regina Weinreich

If I have to ease into live theater, “Blindness” is a great conduit, and an event. At the Daryl Roth Theater, temperature

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 02:18PM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Bob Balaban Directs Group of Broadway All Stars This Weekend Including Jessica Hecht and Harris Yulin in Virtual Play Reading by Regina Weinreich

“All families are the same, but like snowflakes, they are different,” said actor Bob Balaban recently by phone, explaining the rich detail

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 08:18PM
Saturday, August 15, 2020

Virtual Hampton Theater Alert: Matthew Broderick, Blair Underwood, and John Leguizamo Lead an All Star Virtual Cast this Sunday by Regina Weinreich

The Hamptons season would not be eh, “The Season” without all-star comedy from Eugene Pack. He’s the guy who created the hilarious

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 05:18PM
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

“Audiences are buying tickets from Europe” for Virtual Theater Event of the Summer: Julianne Moore and Alec Baldwin, Directed by Bob Balaban by Regina Weinreich

If you thought “Hamilton” was the only big theater experience of the summer, guess again. Julianne Moore and Alec Baldwin are starring

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 03:06PM
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Late Actor Rip Torn’s Advice to Younger Cousin Sissy Spacek On Becoming An Actress: “Don’t tell anyone you’re related to me. It wouldn’t hel by Regina Weinreich

At the Greenwich House Theater for a memorial for Oscar nominee and Emmy winner Rip Torn, awesome clips revealed the evolution of

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 06:36PM
Saturday, December 28, 2019

Review: Sandra Bernhard, A One Woman Celebration of Life, Greets the New Year with Her 10th Anniversary at Joe’s Pub by Regina Weinreich

“Welcome to Kremlin West!” Aglitter in a sequined sheath, Sandra Bernhard took the Joe’s Pub stage like a bat outta hell, that

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 03:18PM
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Stephen Daldry Readies 6 Hour “Inheritance” for New York Debut, But His Heart is with South African Theater Troupe by Regina Weinreich

Stephen Daldry, known for directing such films as “Billy Elliot,” “The Hours,” and “The Reader,” and Netflix’s  “The Crown,” seems most proud

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 05:03PM
Sunday, March 17, 2019

Theater: Isabelle Huppert Is Up for Anything and She Can Play It, And She Does, Off Broadway in “The Mother” with Chris Noth by Regina Weinreich

Petite and pretty, Isabelle Huppert plays it edgy. In the 2016 “Elle” — for which she was Oscar nominated and winner of

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 08:51PM
Friday, October 26, 2018

Broadway: “The Ferryman” Finally Comes from the West End And Makes A Splash Here by Regina Weinreich

In Northern Ireland in 1981 The Troubles pit Irish against Irish, resulting in a great deal of anguished, epic drama. Think Martin Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 03:06PM
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Theater Review: Dramatically Innovative “Flight” from Edinburgh Lands Safely in New York by Regina Weinreich

The McKittrick Hotel is well known for unusual theatrical events—cue the long-running immersive Sleep No More. Now fresh from Edinburgh’s International Arts Categories: Featured Theat…

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 11:19PM
Friday, August 11, 2017

Michael Moore’s All Star Opening Night Broadway Audience: From Harry Belafonte, Rosie O’Donnell, Marlo Thomas, Phil Donahue And More by Regina Weinreich

Michael Moore scored an all star audience for his opening night on Broadway. His one man show, “The Terms of My Surrender” Categories: Featured Theater(Read more...)

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 12:42AM
Monday, March 27, 2017
Monday, August 29, 2016

Hamptons: Barbra Streisand Visits Donna Karan, Matthew Broderick & Treat Williams Go Hall & Oates by Regina Weinreich

THE HAMPTONS— Barbra Streisand is here. Coming off her hit tour and now having a hit album, Streisand has made her annual Categories: Celebrity Featured Politics Theater(Read more…

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 06:57PM

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