Sunday, May 19, 2024

“Prince Ali” from the ALADDIN on Broadway Concert Celebration— Live at EPCOT! by Disney On Broadway

It's time to make way for Mandy Gonzalez (Aida), Bradley Gibson (The Lion King, Hercules), and Shoba Narayan (Aladdin) as they perform their show-stopping version of "Prince Ali" during the …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:00PM

THE CHERRY ORCHARD: 2024 by Ron Fassler

Nina Hoss as Ranevskaya in “The Cherry Orchard.” Photo by Johan Persson.May 19, 2024: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler. The Cherry Orchard is one of my favorite plays. I was…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 07:48AM
Saturday, May 18, 2024
Friday, May 17, 2024

REVIEW: The Who's Tommy by JK

Review of the Saturday, May 12, 2024 evening performance at the Nederlander Theatre in New York City. Starring Ali Louis Bourzgui, Allison Luff, Adam Jacobs, John Ambrosino, Bobby Conte and …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM

Video: Mandy Gonzalez Sings 'Prince Ali' at the ALADDIN on Broadway Concert Celebration

An all new clip has been released from the upcoming Aladdin on Broadway Concert Celebration, featuring Mandy Gonzalez performing 'Prince Ali'.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:02AM
Thursday, May 16, 2024
Monday, May 13, 2024

Randall Beach Is a (Connecticut) People Person by Frank Rizzo

Randy Beach is a character witness. For more than 40 years the veteran journalist has chronicled some of Connecticut’s most colorful, passionate, and often unsung people, in his columns f…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 03:04PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Jackie Burns to Star as Tess, the Role Made Famous by Cher, in Burlesque the Musical by Hayley Levitt

Broadway veteran Jackie Burns has joined the UK cast of Burlesque the Musical, a stage adaptation of the 2010 movie of the same name. Burns will play club owner Tess, the role made famous …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:02AM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Public Theater's 2024-25 Season to Feature James Ijames' Good Bones, the Return of Gatz, the Delacorte's Grand Reopening and More by Hayley Levitt

The Public Theater's 2024-25 season is set, featuring a New York premiere from Pulitzer Prize winner James Ijames, a quartet of short plays by Caryl Churchill and an encore engagement of Ele…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:54PM

Public Theater 2024-25 Season To Include Reopening Of Renovated Free Shakespeare Central Park Stage by Greg Evans

New York’s Public Theater announced its upcoming season at their Astor Place home as well as Central Park’s to-be-reopened Delacorte Theater where the Public will stage Twelfth Night, di…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:00PM

Hell’s Kitchen **** by Barry Gordin

New York. Broadway. Hell’s Kitchen.  Manhattan Plaza – it’s apocalyptic.  By: Isa Goldberg May 7, 2024: From The Public Theatre to Broadway, Alicia Keys’ new musical celebrates…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 12:23PM
Sunday, May 5, 2024

Dugsi Dayz review – young Muslim answer to The Breakfast Club fizzles out by Arifa Akbar

Royal Court, LondonFour south London girls tell stories during detention at a mosque in Sabrina Ali’s play, which ends before we know much about them Four British Somali girls are thrown t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:36AM
Friday, May 3, 2024

Hell’s Kitchen on Broadway by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The new musical "Hell’s Kitchen" has made a successful transition to Broadway from The Public Theater and the new version seems to have corrected some of the flaws from before. This juke-b…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 11:58PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Ali Stroker Covers Good Housekeeping's First-Ever Accessibility Issue

Tony-winning Broadway actor Ali Stroker is featured in the May/June issue of Good Housekeeping, making her the first person in a wheelchair to appear on the cover of GH in the brand’s nea…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:48AM
Sunday, April 28, 2024

Video: Ali Louis Bourzgui Sings 'I'm Free' from THE WHO'S TOMMY in the Recording Studio

Watch Ali Louis Bourzgui record “I'm Free' from the new production of The Who's Tommy, currently running at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway in the video here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:54PM
Friday, April 26, 2024

HELL’S KITCHEN by Brittany Crowell

I had the pleasure of witnessing a night full of understudies who really stepped up to the plate.  Gianna Harris stepped into the role of Ali and brought such gumption, brightness and joy t…

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 03:05PM

Trailer for Broadway's Alicia Keys Musical Hell's Kitchen by TheaterMania

That’s Hell’s Kitchen, a new musical created by 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys that’s about to make Broadway feel brand new. In the mid 90’s, in an apartment high above the…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:12AM
Monday, April 22, 2024

Kecia Lewis, the Backstage ‘Mama’ of Broadway’s Hell’s Kitchen, Has Wisdom to Share by Kathy Henderson

On stage, “chemistry” usually refers to a romantic pairing, but in the case of the new musical Hell’s Kitchen, it’s the perfect description for the teacher-pupil bond between Broadwa…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:36PM

Hell's Kitchen Celebrates Its Broadway Opening With a Spirit of Possibility and Belonging by Hayley Levitt

Hell's Kitchen, the new Broadway musical inspired by multi-Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Alicia Keys' New York upbringing and set to her R&B hits, opened at the Shubert Theatre…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:24PM
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

12th Annual Night of a Thousand Judys, Celebrating Judy Garland, Sets June Date by Andrew Gans

Written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre, the Pride concert benefits The Ali Forney Center.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Ali Louis Bourzgui (‘The Who’s Tommy’) on making his Broadway debut with ‘one of the hardest characters I’ve ever come into’ [Exclusive Vi by David Buchanan

“I had heard the album,” shares actors Ali Louis Bourzgui about “Tommy,” the 1969 concept album by The Who that inspired the Broadway musical of the same name. The actor stars in the…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 12:30PM

WITCHLAND by Ilaria Cutolo

A new play by Tim Mulligan, directed by Ken Wolf and presented by Manhattan Repertory is billed as an “immersive” production. It features haunted elements and tells the story of a non-tr…

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 09:53AM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Ali Bourzgui On His Journey To Broadway With TOMMY by BroadwayWorld

Watch as Ali Louis Bourzgui talks about making his Broadway debut in The Who's Tommy. "I'm excited to be at home--have a home base. And feel that energy, where everyone who's on Broadway at…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:24PM

The Who’s Tommy **** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg April 8, 2024: After a youth spent listening obsessively to The Who’s Tommy, this staged revival on Broadway feels like a burst of validation, just the kind of validati…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:39AM
Saturday, April 6, 2024

Video: Ali Louis Bourzgui Talks Making His Broadway Debut in THE WHO'S TOMMY

Watch Ali Louis Bourzgui discuss making his Broadway debut in The Who's Tommy in the video here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:02PM
Friday, April 5, 2024

The Who’s Tommy **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 5, 2024: Technology and the political zeitgeist have caught up with The Who’s Tommy, rendering the rock opera even more timely than during its initial release. T…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 03:37PM

Video: Playing Pinball and Talking TOMMY with Ali Louis Bourzgui 

Feel him coming? Ali Louis Bourzgui just made his Broadway debut and he's a sensation as the titular character in The Who's Tommy. In this video, watch as Ali and Richard visit Barcade to t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:06AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Hear From Rachel McAdams, Amy Ryan, Betsy Wolfe and More on The Broadway Show! by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:24AM
Monday, April 1, 2024

Witness the Spellbinding Pinball Wizardry at the Broadway Opening of The Who's Tommy by Broadway.com

The Who's Tommy, Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff's groundbreaking 1993 rock opera, celebrated its official return to Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre on March 28. Helmed by McAnuff, the …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:18PM
Sunday, March 31, 2024

This Week on Broadway for March 31, 2024: The Who’s Tommy by James Marino

(l-r) John Ambrosino (Uncle Ernie), Bobby Conte (Cousin Kevin), Ali Louis Bourzgui (Tommy),Alison Luff (Mrs. Walker), Adam Jacobs (Captain Walker) and the company of THE WHO’S TOMMY Photo …

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM

Video: Cast and Creative Team Talk THE WHO'S TOMMY on CBS Sunday Morning

Watch Pete Townshend, Des McAnuff, Ali Louis Bourgzui, and Lorin Latarro discuss bringing The Who's Tommy back to Broadway on CBS Sunday Morning in the video here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:54PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
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