Monday, October 3, 2022

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Broadway Flea Recap, Including Interviews by Lauren Van Hemert

Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS (BCEFA) raised a record-breaking amount at this year's Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction. Beltline to Broadway was there. Hear a recap of this year's e…

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Monday, September 26, 2022

HELLO, OUT THERE and TRIFLES Marks Strong Debut for Firebox Theatre by Kim Jackson

Read Kim Jackson's review of the Firebox Theatre Company's inaugural productions of Trifles and Hello, Out There. The post HELLO, OUT THERE and TRIFLES Marks Strong Debut for Firebox Theatre…

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

RLT’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Takes Liberties with Austen’s Classic by Kim Jackson

Read Kim Jackson's review of the Raleigh Little Theatre production of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE. The show runs through October 2. The post RLT’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Takes Liberties with Austen…

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Dark Humor in SORDID LIVES May Appeal Most to Film Fandom by Lauren Van Hemert

The dark humor and nuance of SORDID LIVES on stage might appeal most to fans of Del Shores' star-studded cult classic film. The post Dark Humor in SORDID LIVES May Appeal Most to Film Fando…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Proves Good Comedy is No Joke by Lauren Van Hemert

A technically well-executed and precise Theatre Raleigh production of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG proves comedy is no laughing matter. The post THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Proves Good Comedy is No…

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Monday, September 19, 2022

A Conversation with Black Stage Everything’s Shae Marie by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Shae Marie Tolbut, co-founder of Black Stage Everything, has to say about representation onstage, Tyler Perry, and so much more. The post A Conversation with Black Stage Everything…

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Sunday, September 18, 2022

BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY Tackles a Checklist of Timely Social Issues by Kim Jackson

Read Kim Jackson's Beltline to Broadway review of the PlayMakers' season-opening production of Pearl Cleage's play BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY. The post BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY Tackles a Check…

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

Unforgiveable FROZEN Tour Gaffe Drives Home the Message that It Still May Be Too Dangerous to Dream by Lauren Van Hemert

An unsettling social gaffe may just derail an otherwise beautiful production of FROZEN Read the Beltline to Broadway review. The post Unforgiveable FROZEN Tour Gaffe Drives Home the Message…

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Strong Performances Anchor Tense CUCKOO’S NEST by Kim Jackson

Read Kim Jackson's Beltline to Broadway review of LGB Production's of Dale Wasserman's play, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST. The post Strong Performances Anchor Tense CUCKOO’S NEST appear…

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North Carolina Theatre Announces Full Cast for SISTER ACT by News Desk

North Carolina Theatre announces full cast for upcoming production of SISTER ACT. The post North Carolina Theatre Announces Full Cast for SISTER ACT appeared first on Beltline to Broadway.

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

Award-winning Director Returns to Chapel Hill to Direct PlayMakers’ Season Opener by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Valerie Curtis-Newton has to say about the future of Black theater, working post-COVID, and returning to PlayMakers to direct BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY. The post Award-winning Dire…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Kevin Tuerff (COME FROM AWAY) and Dr. Alisa Hurwitz (Dr. Drama) Discuss How Acts of Kindness and Faith Can Change the World by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Kevin Tuerff (Come From Away) and Dr. Alisa Hurwitz (Dr. Drama) have to say about how random acts of loving kindness can change the world. The post Kevin Tuerff (COME FROM AWAY) a…

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Monday, August 29, 2022

Five New Broadway Album Releases for your Musical Monday Inbox by Lauren Van Hemert

There is nothing better than an original Broadway cast recording or a Broadway star delivering a new interpretation of a Broadway classic. Here are a few new albums for your Musical Monday i…

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Monday, August 22, 2022

A Back-to-School Conversation with Libby Parker (aka The Broadway Dietitian) by Lauren Van Hemert

Libby Parker is a registered dietician and other of the book PERMISSION TO EAT. Hear what she has to say about respecting your body, setting realistic expectations, and more. The post A Back…

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Saturday, August 20, 2022

FINDING PATIENCE Creators Release Original Cast Album by Lauren Van Hemert and News Desk

Angie Staheli and Jeremy Phillips released the original cast album to FINDING PATIENCE, a musical about the history of Holly Springs earlier this month. The post FINDING PATIENCE Creators Re…

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Monday, August 15, 2022

Aaron Simon Gross Talks 13, Working with JRB, and Theater by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Aaron Simon Gross has to say about making his Broadway debut in the musical 13, what it was like to work with Jason Robert Brown, and more. The post Aaron Simon Gross Talks 13, Wo…

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A Conversation with Aaron Simon Gross (13, the Musical) by Lauren Van Hemert

About the Guest Aaron Simon Gross is a graduate of Northwestern University. He made his Broadway debut in the musical 13, originating the role of Archie. On television he has appeared in The…

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Come From Away’s Kevin Tuerff Kicks Off Pay It Forward 9/11 Campaign This Week by Lauren Van Hemert

In the wake of 9/11, came stories of compassion, including the story of the “plane people” who landed in Gander, Newfoundland after the U.S. airspace was closed. Over 6,500 passengers on…

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Monday, August 8, 2022

GET ON YOUR FEET with Iliana Garcia by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Iliana Garcia has to say about channeling her inner Gloria Estefan, why representation onstage matters, and how Sutton Foster started it all. The North Carolina Theatre production …

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Iliana Garcia Talks On Your Feet by Lauren Van Hemert

About the Guest Iliana Garcia is of Cuban descent, born and raised in Tampa, FL. Garcia moved to Atlanta, GA and began singing lessons when she was five years old. She studied Musical Theatr…

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Broadway Super Couple Share the Stage in Theatre Raleigh’s CITY OF ANGELS by Lauren Van Hemert

Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin are real life husband and wife super couple who are starring in the Theatre Raleigh production of CITY OF ANGELS. McGinnis and Halpin were last seen on the nat…

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Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin Talk City of Angels by Lauren Van Hemert

About the Guests Adam Halpin Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, Glory Days. Off-Broadway: Daddy Long Legs, Rent, Dogfight. National Tours: Come From Away, Kinky Boots, Rent. Select Regional: Chess …

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LEAD Conference Builds Cultural Accessibility Awareness by News Desk

In conjunction with the LEAD conference, organizations like Marbles, Artspace, and the North Carolina Museum of Art will offer special programming, including sensory-friendly experiences thr…

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

National Women’s Theatre Festival Opens This Week by Lauren Van Hemert

The seventh annual National Women’s Theatre Festival is coming to Raleigh from July 28-31 with four full days of performances, workshops, and all things celebrating gender parity in theatr…

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Aaron Harrington Talks LITTLE SHOP, Puppetry, and His NC Roots by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Aaron Harrington has to say about all of those Seymours, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and of course, his North Carolina roots. The post Aaron Harrington Talks LITTLE SHOP, Puppetry, and…

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Monday, July 25, 2022

Little Shop of Horrors' Aaron Harrington Talks Puppetry, Auditions, and More by Lauren Van Hemert

About the Guest Aaron Harrington is a native of Durham, North Carolina. Theater credits include Audrey II/Voice of the Plant; Off Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors, Tom Collins; Rent 20…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Evan Rachel Wood Joins Cast of THE FATHER by Lauren Van Hemert

Film and television star returns to her roots for Theatre in the Park's production of THE FATHER. The post Evan Rachel Wood Joins Cast of THE FATHER appeared first on Beltline to Broadway.

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Theatre Raleigh Announces Full Casting for CITY OF ANGELS by Lauren Van Hemert

Broadway power couple helms Theatre Raleigh's production of CITY OF ANGELS. The post Theatre Raleigh Announces Full Casting for CITY OF ANGELS appeared first on Beltline to Broadway.

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Monday, July 18, 2022

Strong Performances Solidify Switchyard’s MARIE CURIE by Kim Jackson

Read Kim Jackson's review of Switchyard Theatre Company's production of THE HALF-LIFE OF MARIE CURIE. The post Strong Performances Solidify Switchyard’s MARIE CURIE appeared first on Cover…

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

A Conversation with Paradise Square's Kayla Pecchioni by Lauren Van Hemert

About the Guests Kayla Pecchioni - National Tour: The Book of Mormon (Nabulungi), SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical (Duckling Donna). International Tour: Dreamgirls (South Korea). NYC:…

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Live with Kayla Pecchioni (PARADISE SQUARE) by Lauren Van Hemert

Hear what Kayla Pecchioni has to say about Paradise Square, that Tony performance, and so much more. The post Live with Kayla Pecchioni (PARADISE SQUARE) appeared first on Covering Theater f…

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