Saturday, January 11, 2020

Robin Wagner: A Career Designed to Impress « Stage Directions by Ellis Nassour

Without a doubt, it’s fair to say Wagner is one of contemporary American theater’s most successful and respected scenic designers. He has over 55 solo Broadway credits (since 1966’s sh…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Jack Garfein, Acclaimed Director and Producer, Dies at 89 by Andrew Gans

The Czechoslovakian-born artist directed the Broadway productions of Girls of Summer, The Shadow of a Gunman, and more.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Broadway Theater Stands Up to Serial Suer And Wins by Marc Hershberg

Last year, Evelyn Castillo sued the Broadway landlord in federal court over its policy blocking guests from bringing outside food into its theaters.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Megan Hilty On Her Wild Broadway Beginnings And What She Learned Along Her Journey by Jeryl Brunner

As she embarks on a special concert with Jessie Mueller and Seth Rudetsky, we caught up with the TV and Broadway star.

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Nederlander Reclaims Control of National Theatre by Marc Hershberg

After almost four decades, the Nederlander family has regained control of the National Theatre.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Catching Up With Sutton Foster by Jeryl Brunner

The Younger star reveals her hopes for Liza and what it's like to revive The Music Man on Broadway.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Director Sammi Cannold Brings A Groundbreaking Evita To City Center by Jeryl Brunner

Devoted to telling the story of theFirst Lady of Argentina, this director offers a unique context into Eva Perón’s world

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Broadway’s Dirty Secret by Helen Lewis

Ivo Van Hove’s success shows how much American commercial theater relies on European state funding.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

‘Cabaret,’ ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and More: Hal Prince’s Hits Transformed Broadway by Nancy Coleman

When Mr. Prince died on Wednesday at age 91, he left behind several lifetimes’ worth of directing and producing successes.

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Harold Prince, Winner of 21 Tony Awards & Director/Producer of Phantom, Cabaret & More, Dies at 91 by Andy Lefkowitz

Harold Prince, the prolific producer and director who shepherded to Broadway such groundbreaking works as Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof and the record-breaking …

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The Theater Community Mourns the Loss of Harold Prince by Matthew Wexler

The theater community mourns the loss of legendary director and producer Hal Prince. The post The Theater Community Mourns the Loss of Harold Prince appeared first on The BroadwayBlog.

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Hal Prince, famed ‘Phantom of the Opera’ director, dead at 91 by Barbara Hoffman

Dim all the marquee lights on Broadway — Harold Prince, the producer and director behind many of the American theater’s greatest musicals, died Wednesday at 91, after a brief illness. In…

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The Theatre Community Remembers Broadway Titan Harold Prince by Playbill Staff

The prolific producer-director died at 91.

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Broadway Legend Hal Prince Dead at 91, Winner of 21 Tony Awards, the Most Ever, Produced “Cabaret,” “West Side Story,” Most Sondheim Shows by Roger Friedman

Hal Prince, quite literally the prince of Broadway and maybe the King, has died at age 91. Really, this incredible legendary figure

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Hal Prince, Giant of Broadway and Tony Award Collector, Dies at 91 by Bruce Weber

Mr. Prince helped bring to life a stunning lineup of shows: “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd,” and Broadway’s longest-running spectacle — “The Phantom of the Opera.”

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Hal Prince, Broadway legend, has died at 91. by Michael Paulson

Breaking news: Harold (Hal) Prince, a longtime producer and director who was one of the most significant figures in the history of Broadway, has died at 91. Among his many distinctions -- he…

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Broadway producer and director Hal Prince dies at age 91 by Caitlin Huston

Veteran Broadway producer and director Hal Prince has died at age 91. Over his long career in the theater, Prince received 21 Tony Awards, including three special Tonys, marking the most Ton…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Broadway Box Office Hits Pre-Tony $35M; ‘Network’ Signs Off On Schedule With Bryan Cranston Win & House Records by Greg Evans

The annual post-Tony shake-out of Broadway closings has yet to get underway, but the pre-scheduled departure of Network last week saw the Bryan Cranston starrer set a couple of records on it…

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James Corden Tweets Credit For “James In The Bathroom” Tonys Parody, Calls Joe Iconis Original His Favorite Song Of Season by Greg Evans

UPDATE with George Salazar, Joe Iconis responses James Corden is giving some Be More Chill credit where it’s due. After drawing some online criticism for not tipping off the national Tony …

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Tony Awards Ratings Stumble As Stanley Cup Scores For NBC & Boston Bruins by Dominic Patten

Hadestown and The Ferryman were the big winners on Broadway’s big night on CBS Sunday, but when it comes to the ratings, the Boston Bruins and NBC were the real victors. Hosted by a more m…

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Tony Awards Review: No Surprises As James Corden, ‘Hadestown’ & ‘Ferryman’ Show How To Get A Job Done by Greg Evans

There were no big surprises or major upsets tonight at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, as Hadestown, The Ferryman, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May took the trophies they were meant to take, overt…

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To Kill a Mockingbird's Celia Keenan-Bolger Wins First Tony Award by Lindsey Sullivan

Hats off to Celia Keenan-Bolger, who has won her first Tony Award! She triumphed in the Best Featured Actress in a Play category for her incredible performance as Scout Finch in To Kill a Mo…

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The Best-Dressed Broadway Stars on the 2019 Tony Awards Red Carpet by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2019 Tony Awards has officially begun, which means dozens of Tony hopefuls are showing off their fiercest smize and poses on the red carpet before heading in to the ceremony at Radio Cit…

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Broadway Legend André De Shields Wins First Tony Award for Hadestown by Caitlin Moynihan

André De Shields was just named a Tony Award winner for his show-stopping turn as Hermes in the new musical Hadestown. The win was announced at the 2019 Tony Awards ceremony on June 9 at R…

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Elaine May, Iconic Star of The Waverly Gallery, Wins First Tony Award by Caitlin Moynihan

Elaine May, the 87-year-old stage-and-screen legend, just received her first Tony Award for her moving performance as Gladys in the Broadway premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Galler…

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The Boys in the Band Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play by Eric King

The Broadway-premiere mounting of Mart Crowley's iconic work The Boys in the Band has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. The Joe Mantello-helmed staging was honored at th…

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Oklahoma! Standout Ali Stroker Breaks Ground with First Tony Award Win by Eric King

We cain't say no! Ali Stroker has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Ado Annie in Oklahoma! The stage-and-screen fave was honored at the…

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Friday, May 24, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019

‘Almost Famous’ musical is almost ready to rock Broadway by Michael Riedel

It’s going to be Cameron Crowe vs. Alanis Morissette at the Tonys next year. Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” begins previews in the fall at the Broadhurst Theatre. But it could be …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Malcolm Ewen has died at 64, a Steppenwolf stage manager and a calming voice by Chris Jones

Malcolm Ewen’s first foray into a life in the theater was in his hometown of Winnetka, in a middle school production of “The Hither and Thither of Danny Dither.” He played the role of …

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

10 Formidable Actors Starring on Broadway This Season by Mark Robinson

These actors are giving audiences a masterclass

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

TodayTix Banks $73 Million to Boost Theater and Arts Ticketing App by Todd Spangler

TodayTix, a Broadway-born mobile ticketing start-up, is looking to expand into a bigger global media and transaction enterprise with a capital infusion of $73 million led by private-equity f…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Network's Bryan Cranston, Hadestown Among 2019 Drama League Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

The annual ceremony, culminating in the presentation of the coveted Distinguished Performance Award, took place May 17.

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How Annette Bening Puts It All Onstage. But Keeps Something for Herself. by Alexis Soloski

The film star is nominated for a Tony for “All My Sons,” a play with which she has a personal connection.

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David Byrne to Bring American Utopia to Broadway and Boston by Ryan McPhee

The Scottish-American singer-songwriter heads to the New York theatre stage himself after penning the scores of Here Lies Love and Joan of Arc: Into the Fire.

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Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused by Michael Cooper

From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases.

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the Tony Awards: 30 Minutes Before Curtain: Hugs, Prayers, Laughter and Noise by Laura Collins-Hughes and Darryn King

Things are tense and tingly enough before the curtain rises at any time of the year. What’s it like during prize season?

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

‘Cinderella’ musical gives Prince Charming a gay twist by Michael Riedel

Broadway’s power brokers took time out from Tony season this week to fly to London to see “Cinderella,” the new musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber. The heat is intense on this one, not o…

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He Takes Us to the Underworld in ‘Hadestown.’ And We’re Glad to Go. by Laura Collins-Hughes

Fifty years into his stage career, André De Shields cherishes the ability to change what is to come.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Daniel Fish’s ‘White Noise’ Set for American Debut by Peter Libbey

The fall season at N.Y.U. Skirball Center will also include 10 interdisciplinary performance works by artists like John Kelly and Mette Ingvartsen.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

How ‘Drunk Shakespeare’ Became a Stage Franchise by Cara Joy David

Five actors, many drinks, short-and-silly scripts and a party atmosphere generated good buzz in New York — and a second edition in Chicago.

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‘Network’ Director Ivo Van Hove On Old Movies, New Dances, David Bowie And What ‘All About Eve’ & ‘West Side Story’ Say Today – Tony by Greg Evans

Network, All About Eve, West Side Story – a really good day’s Netflix queue as well as the latest entries on the resume of Belgian-born theater director Ivo van Hove. Tony-nominated for …

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Catfight erupts among theater critics over ‘Hadestown’ by Michael Riedel

Critics are always sniping at something, but the real fun begins when they start sniping at one another. The members of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle got into a heated exchange last w…

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‘Scotland, PA’ 2001 Cult Film Set For Off Broadway Musical Adaptation by Greg Evans

A new musical based on the 2001 cult film Scotland, PA will get its world premiere in September at the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Off Broadway stage, the company announced today. Directe…

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Nicholas Hytner Plans 2nd New Theater in London by Alex Marshall

The as-yet-unnamed venue is scheduled to open in King’s Cross in 2021. His most recent opened in Southeast London in 2017.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

UPDATE Once Powerhouse “Book of Mormon” Has Third Bad Week in a Row as Broadway Box Office Continues Slump by Roger Friedman

UPDATE I told you last week that the once powerful “Book of Mormon” had gone on discount at ticket brokers, and there

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Tootsie, The Ferryman, Constitution, Win 2019 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards by Ryan McPhee

The three productions will be celebrated at a May 13 reception.

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Diane Paulus to Direct Broadway Revival of 1776 by Ryan McPhee

The production will debut at the previously reported American Repertory Theater; a Los Angeles engagement will also precede the Broadway bow.

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

2019 Lucille Lortel Award Winners by New York Theater

in the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. Full list of winners: Outstanding Play Outstanding Musical Outstanding Revival Outstanding Solo Show Fleaba…

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Broadway Star André De Shields on ‘Hadestown,’ Tony Awards, Racism, Sexuality, and Fulfilling His Parents’ Dreams by Tim Teeman

André De Shields is marking his 50th year in show business in ‘Hadestown.’ In a candid interview with Tim Teeman, he talks coming out, racism, and fulfilling his parents' dreams.

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Photos: Meet the 2019 Tony Award Nominees by Jackson McHenry

Photographs by Erik Tanner. Welcome to Tony Awards season, when the stars of Broadway’s biggest shows are honored while still, in many cases, performing eight times a week. The day after t…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee by Michael Riedel

Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never play…

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Critic’s Notebook: The Broadway Musical Has a Man Problem by Amanda Hess

From “Kiss Me, Kate” to “Tootsie,” shows old and new are working to reflect today’s gender politics. Women fare better, but what about the mediocre men?

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Tony Awards predictions slugfest: 3 Experts track hottest races [Video & Audio Podcast] by Tom O'Neil

Tony Awards predictions experts Michael Musto (NewNowNext), Brian Lipton (Cititour) and I agree that “Hadestown” will win Best Musical, but we disagree on what rival is its biggest threa…

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Tonys 2019: Top 20 fascinating facts, records and stats about this year’s nominees by Jeffrey Kare

Out of all the nominees spread across the 26 categories at the 2018 Tony Awards, 20 of them stand out as particularly noteworthy. Check out the complete list of nominations here. The followi…

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2019 Tony Awards: Nominations Expose Rifts In Showbiz by Lee Seymour

Surprising snubs and unexpected nominations highlight an industry in contentious conversation with itself.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The 2019 Tony Award Nominations by The Tony Awards

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s 73rd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® were announced today by Tony Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth, …

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Jo Sullivan Loesser Dies: Broadway Actress, Manager Of Frank Loesser Catalogue Was 91 by Greg Evans

Jo Sullivan Loesser, a Broadway actress who scored a Tony Award nomination for her performance in 1956’s The Most Happy Fella, married the show’s composer Frank Loesser in 1959 and after…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Roth Sells Stake in Marquis Theatre by Marc Hershberg

The Marquis Theatre will soon have some new names on its ownership marquee.

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Women on Broadway Launches Spotlight Series to Push for Gender Parity in Theatre by Ruthie Fierberg

The annual Women’s Day on Broadway branches out with two May panels focused on parenthood and journalism in theatre.

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Meet Eva Price, Broadway's Powerhouse Entrepreneur by Lee Seymour

With two huge new shows under her watch, the Tony winner is blazing a path through a notoriously difficult industry.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Ryan Murphy Sets Movie Adaptation of Hit Broadway Musical 'The Prom' at Netflix | Hollywood Reporter by Chris Gardner

Ryan Murphy took center stage at New York's Longacre Theatre Tuesday night to host a charity performance of 'The Prom,' ahead of which he revealed his intention to make a movie version of th…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Women in Charge: Virginia Johnson by Allison Benedikt

What’s it like to be the woman who runs Dance Theatre of Harlem? On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Virginia Johnson, artistic director and founding member of Da…

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Disney Investor Day Preview: Unanswered Questions About Disney+ by Andrew Wallenstein

As much as we already know about Disney+, there’s a lot we still don’t know. That’s about to change at an investor presentation on April 11, when Disney will give a demonstration of it…

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Center Theatre Group names its first female managing director by Jessica Gelt

Center Theatre Group announced Monday that Meghan Pressman will be its next managing director and CEO, making her the first female managing director in the nonprofit company’s 52-year hist…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

BREAKING: Patti LuPone Announces Plan to Return to Broadway in All-Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS in Fall 2019 by BroadwayWorld

Sunday was a very good day for Patti LuPone at the Laurence Olivier Awards. Not only did the recently closed West End revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's COMPANY will the award fo…

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‘The Inheritance’ Triumphs at Olivier Awards, and So Does a Gender-Swapping ‘Company’ by Alex Marshall

A six-and-a-half-hour play about the legacy of AIDS in New York won best new play at the British equivalent of the Tonys. “Company” and “Come From Away” were also successful.

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‘Fosse/Verdon’ Is Full of Broadway Legends. Here’s Who’s Who by Alexis Soloski

This series, which debuts Tuesday on FX, includes many midcentury Broadway and film personalities and their works. Here’s a cheat sheet.

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Off-Broadway’s Signature Theatre Produces In a Way No Other NYC Theatre Does by Olivia Clement

Led by artistic director Paige Evans, the Signature operates on a model that cultivates playwrights and community.

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'Sleepless in Seattle' Musical to Skip 'The City That Never Sleeps' by Marc Hershberg

The producers of 'Sleepless' must not be getting much sleep.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

How the Beetlejuice musical conjured Burton and beyond to haunt Broadway by Jessica Derschowitz

For a story about dead people, Beetlejuice has never felt so lively. Tim Burton’s 1988 supernatural comedy has been reincarnated as a new Broadway musical (opening April 25) with Tony nomi…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Corbin Bleu is dancing on the ceiling for ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ by Barbara Hoffman

“I don’t dance!” Corbin Bleu sang in “High School Musical 2,” even as he hoofed it up. A dozen years later, Bleu’s still dancing — this time in Broadway’s “Kiss Me, Kate,…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Is Broadway’s edgy ‘Oklahoma!’ revival brilliant or just bizarre? by Michael Riedel

Who’d have thought the most controversial show this spring would be . . . Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”? A revival of the 1943 musical opening Sunday is dividing audience…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Oklahoma Was Never Really O.K. by Frank Rich

A new production exposes the darkness that’s always been at the heart of the musical — and the American experiment.

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Exclusive! Patti LuPone Opens Up About Joining Twitter: 'Let's See How Long I Last' by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway lovers received an unexpected jolt when two-time Tony-winning actress Patti LuPone signed up for an account on Twitter. The outspoken megastar of Evita, Gypsy and, most recently th…

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Luke Bryan, Billy Idol, Dolly Parton & Culture Club Songs Among Trove Inspiring Lively McCabe Stage Musicals by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Lively McCabe Entertainment, a company that specializes in packaging and adapting iconic intellectual property into new stories for theater, film/TV, and book publishing, is teami…

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Marc Kudisch, Lesli Margherita & More to Lead Flamingo Kid Musical at Hartford Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is here for Hartford Stage's world premiere musical adaptation of the 1984 motion picture The Flamingo Kid. The previously announced production, to be directed by Tony winner and Ha…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Drama League Welcomes 12 New Directing Fellows by Olivia Clement

The fellowship recipients will participate in programs in New York City around the U.S.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

MAYBE HAPPY ENDING'S Kenny Tran Takes Over Instagram Sunday!

Get ready because Kenny Tran is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Sunday, January 26th, at the new musical Maybe Happy Ending, directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden! Be sure…

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VIDEO: Watch Clips of Samantha Barks, Ramin Karimloo, and More in CHESS in Japan

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, a production of Chess is headed to Osaka's Umeda Arts Theater, starring Ramin Karimloo and Samantha Barks! Directed by Nick Winston, the production wil…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Max & Louie's 'Songs for Nobodies' is an intimate triumph by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Debby Lennon pays tribute to classic singers in Max & Louie production.

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‘Hairspray’ producer Margo Lion dies at age 75 by Caitlin Huston

Margo Lion, the Tony-Award winning producer of “Hairspray,” died on Friday evening at the age of 75, according to media reports.  Lion, who also brought “Jelly’s Last Jam” and “…

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The Broadway Walking Tour Made for Theatre Fans, History Buffs, and Broadway Newbies by Ruthie Fierberg

The best kept secret of daytime Broadway-themed activities in New York City.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Margo Lion, Producer of ‘Hairspray’ and More, Dies at 75 by Neil Genzlinger

In an era when big-budget theater was an increasingly corporate affair, Ms. Lion was a proudly independent producer.

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Margo Lion, Tony Award-Winning Producer of HAIRSPRAY and More, Has Passed Away

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Margo Lion, Broadway and off-Broadway producer, has passed away. Lion is best known for her role in producing Hairspray.

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“If truth doesn’t matter, we’re lost” – transcript and video of Adam Schiff’s closing arguments in Trump Impeachment Trial Days 4 and 5 by New York Theater

A transcript and video of the closing arguments both Thursday and Friday by Representative Adam Schiff, the House impeachment manager for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in t…

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A New Show for the Year of the Rat! by Trav S.D.

Happy Chinese Year of the Rat! Today seems an ideal time to announce the imminent emergence of a show I have been working on for years with composer David Malamud, The Twisted Tale of the Ra…

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Photo Coverage: BroadwayCon Gives Fans a First Look at SIX, COMPANY, SING STREET, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and More!

During the first night of BroadwayCon, the First Look event was held. The event gave fans a first look into this season's new musicals. Shows that performed at this year's event included Six…

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VIDEO: Norwegian Musician Leo Moracchioli Performs a Metal Cover of 'Into the Unknown' From FROZEN 2

We've seen a lot of covers of Into the Unknown from Frozen 2, but here's a new unique one from Norwegian musician Leo Moracchioli. Moracchioli took to YouTube to upload a metal cover of the …

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Review: The Sunset Limited, Boulevard Theatre by Suzannah Ball

Review: The Sunset Limited, Boulevard Theatre 4.0stars The Sunset Limited dabbles in discussing the depressive state man finds himself in, until it propels forward and it finds itself questi…

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Review: Us Two, The Space by Nina Cave

Review: Us Two, The Space3.0starsTwo women sit in a cafe gazing at the menu, their nails, anything but each other.  Lizzy (Karina Cornwell) and Beth (Kara Stanley) have been friends since t…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Olivier Award winner Janie Dee to star in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Charing Cross Theatre

It has been announced that Olivier Award-winning actress Janie Dee is set to star as Masha in the upcoming London Charing Cross Theatre production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, wh…

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9 videos that trace the Kinky Boots journey from stage back to screen

As we count down to KINKY BOOTS sashaying into 650+ cinema screens via More2Screen in February, have a look at the official cinema trailer - and eight other unmissable videos that trace the …

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Rachel Tucker to star in the Broadway production of Come From Away

Fan favourite Rachel Tucker, who is perhaps best known for starring as Elphaba in both the West End and New York productions of Wicked, will cross the pond this spring to take over the ro…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Only Fools And Horses musical announces West End extension

Lovely jubbly! Only Fools And Horses ⁠— the hit West End musical based on the cult favourite television sitcom of the same name ⁠— will extend its run at London's Theatre Royal …

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‘A historical epic that demands to be heard’: THE WELKIN – National Theatre by Ian Foster

Lucy Kirkwood returns to the National Theatre with The Welkin, starring a brilliant ensemble led by Maxine Peake.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Mischief’s Comedy About a Bank Robbery posts closing notices for 3 May by Press Releases

Mischief Theatre's long-running heist hit The Comedy About a Bank Robbery has posted closing notices at the West End's Criterion Theatre. It will finish on 3 May 2020, at the end of its curr…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Interview with Riverdance Lead Dancer WILL BRYANT by Michael J. Roberts

Showbiz Chicago Interview with <em>Riverdance</em> Lead Dancer WILL BRYANT Lead Dancer WILL BRYANT on the reimagined RIVERDANCE 25th ANNIVERSARY SHOW  that will play Broadway…

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On the Couch with Daley King by Arts Review

Who is Daley King? Daley King is (in no particular order) an eclectic, neurodiverse, genderqueer, Maori performance artist, writer, stage manager, and social justice advocate, who has two co…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with L.J.M. Owen by Arts Review

Who is L.J.M. Owen? An author-archaeologist-literary festival director who collects crime novels, kitchen paraphernalia and cats. Somewhat eclectic. What would you do differently to what you…

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“The Fifth Act” or Theatrical Requiem with Niko Gorsic by Ivanka Apostolova Baskar

Niko Gorsic is a Slovenian actor, performer, and theater director working under the pseudonym “Nick Upper”. He is also a writer, journalist, editor, and a dance and art critic. In the ye…

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Review: Tachis and Wright deliver comedic antics in ‘Taking Steps’ by Joanne Engelhardt

British playwright Alan Ayckbourn has written more than 70 plays, most of them comedies and quite a number of which could rightly be called farces. “Taking Steps” is one of those, though…

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Helping Drama Students Succeed Part 4: The Class Clown by Kerry Hishon

This month we’re focusing on helping different types of students in your drama class succeed. In the fourth and final part of this series, we’re focusing on the class clowns. Going back …

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Welcome to the Rock! Episode 8 by James Marino

Welcome to the podcast series, “Welcome to the Rock!” A behind the curtain peek at what it takes to get a show from a seed of an idea all the way to a Broadway hit. The international hit…

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Ramin Karimloo and Samantha Barks Star in Chess, Beginning January 25 in Japan by Andrew Gans

Nick Winston directs and choreographs the production.

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