Wednesday, June 22, 2022

‘Back to the Future’ musical will need more than 1.21 gigawatts on Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

Where we’re going, we don’t need roads — we need ticket sales!

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:12PM
Monday, June 13, 2022

The stars went hard at Tony Awards after-parties by Johnny Oleksinski

Eyes red, heels broken, sequins … everywhere. Big bustling bashes were back in full force after last year's pandemic-hobbled celebrations.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 03:27PM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

The lousy 2022 Tony Awards dissed Stephen Sondheim by Johnny Oleksinski

On Sunday night, almost nobody at Radio City Music Hall bothered to stand up for the late Stephen Sondheim.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:41PM
Thursday, June 9, 2022

John Travolta’s disastrous audition and other tales of making ‘Grease’ by Michael Riedel

In 1972, the hit Broadway musical “Grease” was ready to go on the road, which meant that a new cast had to be put together. In Los Angeles, an 18-year-old actor just breaking into the bu…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:21PM
Tuesday, June 7, 2022

‘The Bedwetter’ review: Sarah Silverman’s life makes a leaky musical by Johnny Oleksinski

The new show, based on the comedian’s memoir, is not as tight as a fitted sheet.  

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Julianne Hough is making moves — and a Broadway debut in ‘POTUS’ by Chuck Arnold

Before Julianne Hough even made her Broadway debut in the new political farce “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive,” the 33-year-old dancer, ac…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:10AM
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

‘MJ’, ‘A Strange Loop’ and Hugh Jackman beg for Tony Award votes by Johnny Oleksinski

The race — capping off a bizarre year — is closer and meaner than it looks.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 07:20PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Patti LuPone goes on F-word rant with maskless Broadway patron by Andrew Court

Patti LuPone is teaching theater etiquette again. The famously foul-tempered Broadway diva, 73, was caught on camera hollering at a maskless theatergoer on Monday night, following a performa…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:50AM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Naked video of ‘Take Me Out’ star Jesse Williams leaked after Tony nomination by Erin Keller

Nothing is left to the imagination in new pictures and videos of Jesse Williams in "Take Me Out."

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:03PM

The 2022 Tony Award nominations are full of A-list snubs by Johnny Oleksinski

The nominations notably shunned many of the Great White Way’s most famous and bankable names: Daniel Craig, Debra Messing, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. 

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:04PM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

How a schlep to the Middle East with my elderly mother healed our relationship by Paula Froelich

For years, my mom had said, “I’d like to travel with you” -- a request that I’d put off still shaken by the last family trip my mother, sister and I took in 2000 to Greece, which was…

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:52PM
Friday, May 6, 2022

The dangerous life of Hitler’s taste testers: ‘They could die at every meal’ by Johnny Oleksinski

A new off-Broadway show, “H*tler’s Tasters,” is inspired by the young German women employed by the Nazis to prevent Hitler from being poisoned.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:00AM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

‘Into the Woods’ star Sara Bareilles: ‘Humanity is dark, we are monsters’ by Nicki Gostin

"I love that the show is not really a happily ever after ending ... It’s about what happens the day after."

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:41PM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

David Birney, star of ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘Bridget Loves Bernie,’ dead at 83 by Rob Bailey-Millado

David Birney, star of "Bridget Loves Bernie" and "St. Elsewhere," died Friday. He was 83.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 08:47AM
Saturday, April 30, 2022

From NYC subway to Broadway: Jared Grimes starring in ‘Funny Girl’ by Angela Barbuti

The Queens native is now starring in “Funny Girl” — but before he made it big on Broadway, he would spend up to eight hours a day tap dancing on Manhattan’s subway platforms.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:41AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

‘Macbeth’ Broadway review: Daniel Craig play is a Disaster Royale by Johnny Oleksinski

The former James Bond stars in an uninvolving and ponderous production that's a real Blunderball.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 04:00PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

‘Mr. Saturday Night’ review: Billy Crystal brings yuks to Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

The new musical has hearty laughs and glorious punchlines that are knocked outta the park by a master.   

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM

‘POTUS’ Broadway review: Amped-up White House farce is too wild by Johnny Oleksinski

The new play is a weird and wired comedy that imagines a White House fiasco.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:19PM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

‘A Strange Loop’ review: Pain with a side of anguish on Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

“Ouch!” is the main takeaway of the intriguing, autobiographical new musical “A Strange Loop,” which opened Tuesday night on Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM
Monday, April 25, 2022

‘The Skin of Our Teeth’ review: A set as big as the running time by Johnny Oleksinski

The set is the real star in Thornton Wilder’s geezer of a play that saw its latest revival open Monday night on Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM
Sunday, April 24, 2022

‘Funny Girl’ review: Beanie Feldstein’s Broadway show falls flat by Johnny Oleksinski

This sorely lacking new production rains on the old musical’s parade.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

Hilarious ‘Hangmen’ is the best new play on Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

The new comedy is a heaping scoop of jaw-droppers and taboos — albeit with a sophisticated takeaway about the justice system — that’ll make wimps clutch their pearls for dear life.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:30PM
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

‘For colored girls’ review: Broadway play has lost its edge by Johnny Oleksinski

The sluggish revival of the 1976 drama, which opened Wednesday night on Broadway, doesn’t make a particularly compelling case for its up-to-the-minute-ness.  

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:00PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

‘How I Learned To Drive’ review: Moving Mary-Louise Parker is back on Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

Mary-Louise Parker returns to the role she first played 25 years ago in "How I Learned To Drive" on Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:00PM
Monday, April 18, 2022

‘The Minutes’ review: Tracy Letts’ latest has a queasy ending by Johnny Oleksinski

The new play from the “August: Osage County" scribe has crackling dialogue, strong-willed performances — and an ending that's prompting audience members to run.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:05PM
Thursday, April 14, 2022

‘American Buffalo’ review: Sam Rockwell and Laurence Fishburne battle on Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

A pass-the-popcorn revival of David Mamet’s carnivorous 1975 drama has opened on Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:00PM
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

‘Harmony’ review: Barry Manilow’s musical has flaws, but stellar singing by Johnny Oleksinski

Barry Manilow’s new musical “Harmony” has a lot going for it. Still, there is some discord.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:00PM

Barry Manilow tests positive for COVID, misses opening night of ‘Harmony’ by Cindy Adams, Johnny Oleksinski

Barry Manilow tested positive for COVID on Wednesday — the same night his new musical “Harmony” was set to open off-Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 06:20PM
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Pamela Anderson drives ‘Chicago’ crowd wild in her Broadway debut by Johnny Oleksinski

Can she sing and dance?! That’s been the question on everybody’s lips since we first learned the "Baywatch" star was daring Broadway

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:11PM
Monday, April 11, 2022

‘The Little Prince’ review: A lackluster dance show not fit for Broadway by Johnny Oleksinski

“Prince” is much too petit for big old Broadway.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:00PM
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Warm ‘Birthday Candles’ on Broadway has Debra Messing age 90 years by Johnny Oleksinski

There are flickers of beauty in the new Broadway play “Birthday Candles.”

SOURCE: The New York Post at 10:05PM