Monday, March 8, 2021

2010s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - The Big 32 Round Part 1! by JK

Over the past months, we've been in search of the very best in Broadway musical logos, going back 40 years. And now, here we are starting a new tournament, looking for the very best logo of …

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Man...? by JK

Broadway Games: Which Leading Man...? (use each answer only once) A. Ben Platt     B. Steve Kazee     C. Norbert Leo Butz D. Aaron Tveit     E. Danny Burstein F. Matthew James Thom…

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

At This Performance: Jordan Dobson and Mia Pinero in West Side Story by JK

At This Performance: Jordan Dobson & Mia Pinero in West Side Story The last time I was in a Broadway theater, literally, was January 26, 2020. Ironically, it was the Broadway Theatre…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

One That Got Away: Shuffle Along... by JK

One That Got Away: Shuffle Along (2016) This month's One That Got Away didn't have to get away at all. You see, we went to the city specifically to see Shuffle Along, or the Making of the…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: March 2 - 8 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 2 - 8 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 Bus Stop March 2, 1955: The new William Inge play, Bus Stop, opens at the Music Box, and stars Kim Stanley and Ela…

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Monday, March 1, 2021

2010s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - Region 4 Elimination Round! by JK

Over the past months, we've been in search of the very best in Broadway musical logos, going back 40 years. And now, here we are starting a new tournament, looking for the very best logo of …

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? by JK

 Broadway Games: Which Leading Lady...? A. Laura Benanti      B. Victoria Clark     C. Patti LuPone D. Audra McDonald     E. Jessie Mueller      F. Donna Murphy     G. …

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Favorite Designs: The Scenic Design of The Great Comet by JK

At the risk of being repetitive, for the second month in a row, our Favorite Designs feature focuses on a scenic design. I promise there will be other design elements highlighted in future…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Track By Track: Zorba (New Broadway Cast Recording) by JK

I was looking through my vinyl collection the other day, and came across my copy of the 1983 "New Broadway Cast recording" of Zorba. I had seen the show during its national tour, which starr…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 by JK

 This Week in  Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭     February 23: Sunday in the Park with George (2017) & The Pajama Game (2006) February 23, 2006…

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Monday, February 22, 2021

2010s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - Region 3 Elimination Round! by JK

Over the past months, we've been in search of the very best in Broadway musical logos, going back 40 years. And now, here we are starting a new tournament, looking for the very best logo of …

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

Broadway Games: Which Happened First? We made it through another week! Here's a new game to get your Broadway brain going! How To Play: Put each list in the order in which they occurred. …

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

CD REVIEW: Jay Records' Anyone Can Whistle by JK

I have long held a fascination with Anyone Can Whistle. The Original Cast Recording was the second Sondheim album I ever bought (Sweeney Todd was the first). And, like most Sondheim shows,…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Bob Avian by JK

When Bob Avian passed away on January 21, a true Broadway great was lost to us. And yet, probably even to many theater fans, his name doesn't really ring a bell. In a career that spanned nea…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 16, 2007: The future Tony-winning Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? opens at the …

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Monday, February 15, 2021

2010s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - Region 2 Elimination Round! by JK

Over the past months, we've been in search of the very best in Broadway musical logos, going back 40 years. And now, here we are starting a new tournament, looking for the very best logo of …

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Friday, February 12, 2021

Broadway Games: Broadway Romance by JK

Broadway Games: Broadway Romance This week, we have a matching game for you! In honor of Valentine's Day, match the Broadway couple with the show in which they appear. As you can see, the…

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

At This Theater: The American Airlines Theatre by JK

Like the Hudson and Lyric Theatres, the American Airlines Theatre is one of Broadway's "new-old" venues, with its auditorium revitalized to its former glory. For me, it is one of the most co…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

"Hit Songs" From Broadway Misfires: Promising Opening Numbers by JK

Picture it. You are settled into your seat in a Broadway theater, the room abuzz, the energy is one of great expectation. You are at a "highly anticipated" new musical, written by an accompl…

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 9 - 15 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 9 - 15 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 Chita Rivera (center) in The Rink February 9, 1984: Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli open in The Rink at the Mart…

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Monday, February 8, 2021

2010s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - Region 1 Elimination Round! by JK

Over the past months, we've been in search of the very best in Broadway musical logos, going back 40 years. And now, here we are starting a new tournament, looking for the very best logo of …

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Friday, February 5, 2021

Broadway Games: Broadway Dining by JK

Broadway Games: Broadway Dining Even characters in Broadway shows need to eat, right? Match the show to the eatery: 1. Come From Away                              …

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Thursday, February 4, 2021

At This Performance: Jessica Phillips in Next to Normal by JK

New Series! We've all been there. You've waited months to see a show, and you've heard constant raves about a particular performer in that show. Then one of two things happens: either you m…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

One That Got Away: The Testament of Mary by JK

One That Got Away: The Testament of Mary Sometimes Mike and I want to see shows for entirely different reasons. Such was the case for this month's One That Got Away.  It was the 2012-2013…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 2 - 8 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 2 - 8  🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 2, 1966: The thriller Wait Until Dark began its 373 performance run at the Barrymore Theatre starring Le…

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Monday, February 1, 2021

2000s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - The Final 4! by JK

The first decade of the new millennium was a big one for Broadway, with Disney and vampires, jukebox musicals coming into their own, and movie-to-musical adaptations threatening to take over…

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Friday, January 29, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Came First? by JK

It's the eternal question, "Which came first?" Let's see how well you know your Broadway chronology. Broadway Games: Which Came First? 1. On Broadway: In the Heights  or Curtains? 2…

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Favorite Designs: The Scenic Design of In the Heights by JK

Walking into the Richard Rodgers Theatre in 2008 was one of those "small gasp" moments I hold so dear, especially these days when missing live theater is a way of life. Framed by the ornate …

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Track By Track: Carrie: The Musical (Off-Broadway Cast Recording) by JK

Like so many musical theater fans, I was thrilled and excited to see the revised version of Carrie: The Musical back in 2012. For decades, I read everything I could get my hands on about th…

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: January 26 - February 1 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: January 26 - February 1  🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 January 26, 1988: The longest running show in Broadway history opened. The Phantom of the Opera continues to…

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Monday, January 25, 2021

2000s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - The Final 4! by JK

The first decade of the new millennium was a big one for Broadway, with Disney and vampires, jukebox musicals coming into their own, and movie-to-musical adaptations threatening to take over…

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre