Friday, May 22, 2020

BANDSTAND Songs "Right This Way" In Honor Of Memorial Day

With Memorial Day Monday, we want to take a moment to honor those we have lost that have served in our United States military. Most recently, Bandstand arrived on Broadway in 2017 and receiv…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Carrie Underwood Twirls To Sing R&H Classic

Starting at 2pm EST this afternoon, The Shows Must Go On! YouTube Channel will be streaming NBC's The Sound of Music Live starring Carrie Underwood (Maria) and Stephen Moyer (Captain von Tra…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

5 GYPSY Ethel Merman Appearances "Some People" Will Like!

Way back in 1959, magical force of nature Ethel Merman opened one of THE Broadway musicals of Broadway musicals Gypsy at... the Broadway Theatre.

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Hot Clip of the Day: A Solo Saxophone and "The American Dream"

Our most recent Broadway revival of Miss Saigon from 2017 began its life on the West End today in 2014.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

10 Essential Showtunes From BOMBSHELL's Katharine McPhee & Megan Hilty

With only hours away from #BombshellInConcert, we are highlighting 5 essential videos of each of our Marilyns - Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty - singing fantastic musical theatre songs.

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"Welcome To The 60's" with our Gif Review of HAIRSPRAY!

This is the cast album that is as sweet and effervescent as an iced cold glass of soda pop with a three scoop ice cream sundae on the side.

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Play Fans! MCC Theater Continues LIVELABS: One Acts Tonight!

Play fans! MCC Theater continues its successful series LIVELABS: ONE ACTS. Tonight features Matthew Lopez' The Sentinels streaming this evening, Wednesday May 20th, at 5:30pm EST.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Happy Eliza Doolittle Day and Birthday to Sierra Boggess!

Happy Birthday to one of our Broadway favorites Sierra Boggess on this the 20th of May which also happens to be "Eliza Doolittle Day!"

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Transformation Tunesday: 3 ANNIES Remind You "Tomorrow" Is Only A Day Away

"I just stick out my chin, and grin and say - oh - the sun'll come out tomorrow!"

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Hot Clip of the Day: All the TOMMY Broadway Debuts!

Happy 75th Birthday Pete Townshend! Pete, of his outstanding band The Who, is responsible for one of the great Broadway rock musicals of our time The Who's Tommy

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Act One Finales: What About 9 Covers of This COLOR PURPLE Love Song

Fans of The Color Purple know that "What About Love" isn't the song technically that the curtain comes down on the second act with but, you know, it sure is close! Close enough to highlight …

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Hot Clip of the Day: A Slightly Different Version of Les Misérables' "The Confrontation"

Seventeen years ago today in 2003, the original production of Les Misérables ended its monumental Broadway run. As the show sings "for love is everlasting" which is fitting because since it…

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

Get Ready For A 24 Hour Spectacular Social Celebration on June 7th!

Tomorrow, we will be 4 weeks away from a beloved Sunday evening in June where we would be gathering by our televisions celebrating Broadway's Biggest Night.

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Happy Birthday AKB! 11 Andrew Keenan-Bolger Live Performances For His B-Day!

There's no one place to begin on Andrew's talents - he's a triple threat performer, an author, a filmmaker, has the best darn teal hued Instagram and he was our extraordinary Flying Monkey i…

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: The DREAMGIRLS Cast Really Was A Family!

Happy Birthday to the original James Thunder Early from Dreamgirls Cleavant Derricks! We learned so much prepping for this Hot Clip of the Day!

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Choreo Spiral: Kathleen Marshall's Choreo Took Off Like Greased Lightnin'!

We are thrilled to go on a Choreo Spiral of Kathleen Marshall's Tony winning career. Her journey to becoming an acclaimed Broadway choreographer included some fantastic real world experience…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Jodi Benson's "Disneyland" Is Carrying Us Away with Ashman's Lyrics

The Howard Ashman Celebration, a Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit, will be broadcast on Rainbow Sun Productions' YouTube Channel beginning May 20th (at 6pm EST) through May 31, 2020.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Don't Forget May (20)! Showstopping BOMBSHELL Covers Before The Live Stream

#TeamKaren, #Team Ivy: get ready for Wednesday May 20th! At 8pm (EST), The Actors Fund and People are presenting a one-night-only live stream of the 2015 The Actors Fund benefit Bombshell in…

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Birthday Girl Bea Arthur & More TV Faves Sing DREAMGIRLS

One of our favorite Golden Girls would have celebrated her 98th birthday today. Our plan was to put together a video roundup of her fantastic stage and film performances. Along the way - we …

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Hot Clip of the Day: "Prepare Ye!" It's Hunter Parrish's Birthday!

Happy Birthday Hunter Parrish! The actor was last seen on Broadway as Jesus in the first ever revival of the beloved Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Transformation Tunesday: Naughty, Bawdy, Gaudy, Sporty "42nd Street"

Hear the beat of dancing feet from the original and revival casts of the terrific tapping companies of 42nd Street this Transformation Tunesday!

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12 Live Ben Platt Tunes Ahead of Radio City Netflix Concert Out May 20!

Ben Platt, one of our multi-talented Broadway superstars most popularly from Dear Evan Hansen, has a big concert film premiering on Netflix May 20th.

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Scoop Update: Broadway Suspended Through September 6

This morning, Charlotte St. Martin, Broadway League President, released a statement regarding the current closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Christine Cornish Smith Sings of "The 12th of May" From HELLO AGAIN

It's "The 12th of May..." and do we have a song for you. Broadway's Christine Cornish Smith sings "Tom" - a melodic song from MIchael John LaChiusa's 1993 Off-Broadway musical, Hello Again.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Act One Finales: "Morning Glow" is Here with 9 Amazing Covers

We're having a look at the Act One Finale from the magical Pippin , Stephen Schwartz's outstanding "Morning Glow."

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There Are GIF Things We Could Do with the 1994 GREASE Cast Album!

The year is 1994, and tonight - May 11, the first Broadway revival of Grease! is opening at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Have a listen to the cast album and follow us track by track expressin…

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Hot Clip of the Day: "Sing Happy" with Liza Minnelli's Broadway Debut!

Friday's Hot Clip of the Day celebrated a Broadway opening at the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon) and we have another show with a not even three month run three years later!

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Friday, May 8, 2020

She's "A Cool Mom"! 8 Lovely Videos of Kerry Butler, The Original MEAN GIRLS Cool Mom

She's a cool mom! Mother's Day is this Sunday and we wanted to honor the original Mean Girls "cool mom" of Broadway, Ms. Kerry Butler.

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Hot Clip of the Day: "Something For Everyone!" - Zero Mostel in Forum

We all need comedy today, tonight, tomorrow, next week but really the original Broadway production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opened tonight in 1962 at the Alvin Theat…

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Conductor, If You Please! Rob McClure Is Keeping Us Laughing!

Let it be known, that once the Broadway shutdown ends, we hope to catch Broadway treasure Rob McClure taking on the iconic title role in the stage adaptation of the beloved 1993 film, Mrs. …

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Top 10 "A New Life" Covers From Frank Wildhorn's JEKYLL & HYDE

Manhattan Concert Productions came out with the devilishly great news that on Valentine's Day 2021, they will be bringing the Frank Wildhorn 1997 classic musical Jekyll & Hyde. We are co…

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