Friday, May 17, 2024

Video: West Coast Cast of A STRANGE LOOP Performs 'Today'

xGet a first look at the West Coast Premiere production of A Strange Loop's cast performing 'Today' in an all-new video from the San Francisco run before the production arrives at the Ahmans…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:06PM
Thursday, May 16, 2024

Michael R. Jackson and Anna K. Jacobs' Teeth to Have Open-Ended Run Off-Broadway; Cast Album on the Way by Darryn King

The subversive new musical comedy Teeth, written by Pop! creator Anna K. Jacobs (book and music) and Pulitzer Prize-winning A Strange Loop creator Michael R. Jackson (book and lyrics), will…

SOURCE: at 05:18PM

"Today" from "A Strange Loop" -- Center Theatre Group by Center Theatre Group

Let’s get into it, hunny, TO-DAY! Watch as our incredible Usher, the one and ONLY Malachi McCaskill performs “Today” from the upcoming production of “A Strange Loop”! The musica…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:03PM

Michael R. Jackson Musical Teeth Will Have Open-Ended Run Off-Broadway; Cast Album on the Way by Darryn King

The subversive new musical comedy Teeth, written by Pop! creator Anna K. Jacobs (book and music) and Pulitzer Prize-winning A Strange Loop creator Michael R. Jackson (book and lyrics), will…

SOURCE: at 11:32AM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Billy Porter to Receive the 2024 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award for LGBTQ+ Activism by Darryn King

The Tony Award-winning actor and singer Billy Porter will receive the 2024 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award in recognition of his outstanding dedication and contributions as an activist and spo…

SOURCE: at 01:06PM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Confronting the audience and breaking the fourth wall: why Black drama is getting meta by Kemi Alemoru

On stage and screen, self-referential works such as A Strange Loop and American Fiction are on the rise, with playful postmodernism a potent weapon in the fight against inequality Officers s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:24AM
Friday, May 3, 2024

First Look! "A Strange Loop" - Ahmanson Theatre 23/24 Season by Center Theatre Group

Here is your first look at "A Strange Loop", which arrives at the Ahmanson Theatre June 5, 2025. The ground-breaking and critically acclaimed winner of every ‘Best Musical’ award on Bro…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:59PM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

Theater Review: “A Strange Loop” — An Exhilarating Musical Loop-de-Loop by David Greenham

This superb Speakeasy Stage Company/Front Porch Collective co-production is emotionally charged and immediate, intent on keeping the material fresh and raw.

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 09:36AM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

A STRANGE LOOP To Have Canadian Premiere In 2025!

The Musical Stage Company, Soulpepper Theatre, and Crow's Theatre will collaborate to present the highly anticipated Canadian premiere run of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Awa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:48PM
Saturday, April 27, 2024

“A Strange Loop”: A Daring & Personal Ride—at A.C.T. by Kim Waldron

Michael R. Jackson Creates Bold, Black, Queer Meta-Musical by Kim Waldron “A Strange Loop” is a musical about a Black queer writer writing a musical about a Black queer writer, who happe…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 03:16AM
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Looping the Loop: Thrills abound in ACT’s Strange musical by Chad Jones

ABOVE: The cast of A Strange Loop includes (from left) J. Cameron Barnett, Jordan Barbour, Avionce Hoyles, Malachi McCaskill, Tarra Conner Jones, John-Andrew Morrison and Jamari Johnson Will…

SOURCE: Chad Jones' Theater Dogs at 02:52PM

Review: ACT’s ‘A Strange Loop’ is a musical whirligig of invention by Lily Janiak

Michael R. Jackson’s West Coast premiere at the Toni Rembe Theater in San Francisco summons the gods of lighting, music, set design and costume.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 02:42PM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Playwright Jocelyn Bioh to Be Recognized by the Dramatists Guild for Jaja's African Hair Braiding by Darryn King

The playwright Jocelyn Bioh, whose Jaja’s African Hair Braiding opened on Broadway in 2023, is to be honored by the Dramatists Guild at their annual ceremony on May 6 at Sony Hall. Bioh is…

SOURCE: at 11:36AM
Thursday, April 18, 2024

Broadway’s unlikely usher: How ‘A Strange Loop’ became a decorated musical by David John Chávez

Michael R. Jackson dishes about his Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning show, set to run at ACT in San Francisco.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 07:00AM

Pulitzer- and Tony-Winning A Strange Loop Begins West Coast Premiere April 18 by Logan Culwell-Block

John-Andrew Morrison is reprising his Tony-nominated performance in the Michael R. Jackson musical at American Conservatory Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Monday, April 15, 2024

Jeremy Irons, Jennifer Hudson, Nathan Lane and More to Star in The Lion King Hollywood Bowl Concert by Darryn King

A live-to-film concert/screening of The Lion King will take place at the Hollywood Bowl in May, with cast members from Disney’s 1994 animated feature, the Julie Taymor-directed Broadway sh…

SOURCE: at 03:18PM

Videos: GUYS & DOLLS, HADESTOWN, and More Perform at the Olivier Awards

Last night, the 2024 Olivier Awards were held at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Hannah Waddingham. Check out some of the evening's performances, including Hadestown, A Strange Loop, Guys …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:36AM

A Strange Loop perform 'Memory Song' | Olivier Awards 2024 with Mastercard by Official London Theatre

The writer of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson, performs 'Memory Song' at the Olivier Awards 2024 with Mastercard at the Royal Albert Hall. Established in 1976, the Olivier Awards celebra…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:28AM
Friday, April 12, 2024

Video: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for the West Coast Production Of A STRANGE LOOP

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the sitzprobe rehearsal for A STRANGE LOOP at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. The production will next travel to Los Angeles' Ahmanson The…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:02PM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

John-Andrew Morrison returns to 'A Strange Loop' at A.C.T. - Bay Area Reporter

And that was 'Periodically'." Playbill. 200K subscribers. Subscribe. Subscribed. John-Andrew Morrison Sings 'Periodically' From A Strange Loop.

SOURCE: Google at 08:02PM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

André De Shields and More Stars of Broadway and Ballroom to Lead Cats: The Jellicle Ball by Darryn King

Broadway veteran and Tony Award winner André De Shields will play the role of Old Deuteronomy in Cats: The Jellicle Ball, the drag and ball culture-inspired take on the Andrew Lloyd Webber …

SOURCE: at 02:00PM
Friday, March 22, 2024

“ANGELA (a Strange Loop)”: The Wild and Wonderful World of Susanne Kennedy by Maria Delgado

Susanne Kennedy doesn’t do things by half. When she creates a world, it has its own logic, its own rules, its own ethos. It’s not a world of participation but one where the audience are …

SOURCE: at 04:34PM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Jennifer Hudson Joins Broadway Producing Team for Smash by Logan Culwell-Block

The stage and screen star is already a Tony winner for 2022 Best Musical winner A Strange Loop.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM
Tuesday, March 19, 2024

World Premiere of Michael R. Jackson's TEETH Extended at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons presents world premiere production of Teeth, a new musical with book and music by Anna K. Jacobs and book and lyrics by Michael R. Jackson. The critics stopped by the n…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:32PM

Teeth Review by New York Theater

There are elements of a smart and campy popular entertainment, comparable to “Little Shop of Horrors,” in this latest musical from Michael R. Jackson ( “A Strange Loop,” “White Gir…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 09:36PM
Monday, March 18, 2024

Larry Owens Acceptance Speech | 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"It is surreal to be on receiving end of this honor as a book writer, composer and lyricist." - Larry Owens The Jonathan Larson Grant is an unconditional annual investment in individual tal…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:32PM
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Cast Set for West Coast Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-Winning A Strange Loop by Andrew Gans

The Michael R. Jackson musical will play the American Conservatory Theater before moving on to the Ahmanson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

John-Andrew Morrison, Malachi McCaskill & More to Star in A STRANGE LOOP West Coast Premiere

The cast and creative team has been set for the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award–winning acclaimed musical, A Strange Loop, making its West Coast premiere. Learn where and when you can see th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:35PM
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

COMING SOON "A Strange Loop" - Center Theatre Group by Center Theatre Group

WINNER! EVERY BEST MUSICAL AWARD IN NEW YORK The ground-breaking and critically acclaimed winner of every ‘Best Musical’ award on Broadway, and the Pulitzer Prize, bursts onto the stage…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:58PM
Saturday, January 27, 2024

MEAN GIRLS Star Jaquel Spivey (Damian) runs length of pink carpet by bwaySHO

Fetch moment on the Mean Girls pink carpet!!! Jaquel Spivey (Damian in the new Mean Girls movie musical) spots @bwaySHO and shouts “SHOSHANA” and proceeds to run towards me in the best m…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:46PM

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Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards